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Legacy-Walk-to-unveil-Tchaikovsky

  Legacy Walk to unveil Tchaikovsky

CHICAGO—One of the immortal composers of classical music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will join the ranks of such LGBQ icons as Alan Turing and Sylvia Riversa with a biographical memorial in Chicago's award-winning outdoor LGBT History Museum's ...


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  Local historian seeks memories of '70s, '80s

Grassroots historian Owen Keehnen is currently working on a book entitled The Legend of the Bearded Lady, which will capture the life and times of the noted Chicago performer of the 1970s and '80s as well ...


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  Chicago Men's Fashion Awards to celebrate city's best-dressed men

From a press release

CHICAGO ( July 18, 2018 ) The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum celebrates the most stylish men in Chicago at the third annual Chicago Men's Fashion Awards on Wednesday, September 12. Join co-hosts celebrity ...


Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-restructuring-no-event-2018-

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame restructuring, no event 2018

From a news release

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has issued a statement on a restructuring happening at the 27-year-old organization. The Hall of Fame will be on hiatus for 2018 and is expected to return in 2019. The ...


WCT-looking-for-stories-from-1968

  WCT looking for stories from 1968

Windy City Tines plans to examine what happened precisely 50 years ago—in 1968—and is looking for stories from LGBT individuals who were in Chicago at that time to shed light on what the climate was during ...


Legacy-Walk-to-unveil-Tchaikovsky-exhibit-Oct-13

  Legacy Walk to unveil Tchaikovsky exhibit Oct. 13

From a Legacy Project news release

CHICAGO—One of the immortal composers of classical music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will join the ranks of such LGBQ icons as Alan Turing and Sylvia Riversa with a biographical memorial in Chicago's award-winning outdoor LGBT History Museum's ...


Legacy-Project-head-talks-LGBT-history

  Legacy Project head talks LGBT history

Legacy Project Executive Director Victor Salvo spoke about his organization's work at a Pride month gathering for LGBT professionals held June 28 at the Marriott Residence Inn in downtown Chicago. Out & Equal Chicagoland, Marriott International ...


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  City to pursue landmark status for Legacy Walk

On June 22, as Chicago's Pride weekend kicked off, city officials announced that they'd be pursuing landmark states for the Legacy Walk in Boystown. "The Legacy Walk is not only a historically significant legacy of the ...


Out-at-CHM-discusses-history-of-Queer-Expression-In-Public-Spaces

  Out at CHM discusses history of Queer Expression In Public Spaces

Inside the Center on Halsted's auditorium, while queer community vendors tabled their wares over a DJ, an open bar, and plates of hors d'oeuvres, Chicago History Museum board member Matt Blakely called queer history and Chicago ...


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  For the first time, City Club invites Pride inside

The first time the City Club of Chicago held an LGBTQ event, it did so with what panel moderator and Equality Illinois CEO Brian Johnson called "leaders" of the LGBTQ community. City Club chairman Edward Mazur ...


30-Under-30-to-be-honored-June-20-in-19th-annual-award-ceremony

  30 Under 30 to be honored June 20 in 19th annual award ceremony

June 20, Polo Cafe, 3322 S. Morgan St. Reception: 5:30pm. Program: 6-7:30pm. Admission: Free Windy City Times is proud to welcome co-sponsors AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago House, Center on Halsted, Howard Brown Health and Polo ...


Remembering-Anita-Bryant-and-Orange-Tuesday

  Remembering Anita Bryant and 'Orange Tuesday'

By Eric Holeman

On June 7, 1977, voters in Dade County, Florida overwhelmingly voted to repeal the county's recently passed gay-rights ordinance, concluding a campaign that put gay rights—and gay people—on the evening news and daily newspapers across the ...


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  PRIDE Pushing buttons

A retrospective of the official buttons from Chicago's Pride Parade going back to 1980, from the collection of Windy City Times assistant publisher Terri Klinsky. ...


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  Black Lesbian exhibit opens with filmmaker Welbon

10F0LD Productions and curator Kru is now presenting the Black Lesbian Archives Exhibit, with an opening June 14 at Affinity Community Services in Bronzeville. Special guest was filmmaker and author Yvonne Welbon, in conversation with Kru ...


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  'Speak Truth' through June 24

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will present the Midwest debut of "Speak Truth to Power," a major touring exhibition based on the book, Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World, ...


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  LGBT advancements, challenges discussed at Holocaust Museum

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

Several prominent LGBT activists gathered at Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie on June 10 for a discussion of LGBT rights. The session—which activist Lora Branch moderated—featured Channyn Lynne Parker, manager of youth drop-in ...


WCT-looking-for-stories-from-1968

  WCT looking for stories from 1968

Windy City Tines plans to examine what happened precisely 50 years ago—in 1968—and is looking for stories from LGBT individuals who were in Chicago at that time to shed light on what the climate was during ...


History-UnErased-Making-Gay-History-working-to-bring-back-LGBTQ-people-feats

  History UnErased, Making Gay History, working to bring back LGBTQ people, feats

In 1948, the United States Congress passed an act "for the treatment of sexual psychopaths." That law combined with an executive order from President Eisenhower began a systematic and legal purge of gays and lesbians from ...


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  VIEWS Pimping King

With 2018 being the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, commemorations honoring the man will be taking place across the country. But who would think a Super Bowl ad with a King ...


Studs-Terkel-Radio-Archive-launches

  Studs Terkel Radio Archive launches

The Studs Terkel Radio Archive ( STRA )—consisting of more than 5,600 programs in various genres created at Terkel's hometown fine arts radio station WFMT in Chicago between 1952 and 1997—has become available to the general ...


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  Chicago street renamed in honor of Chuck Renslow

Dozens of community members gathered just outside Full Kit Gear, 5021 N. Clark St., the afternoon of May 19 as a portion of Clark Street was renamed in honor of gay businessman Chuck Renslow, who passed ...


-Black-Lesbian-Archives-Exhibit-June-14-July-13-at-Affinity

  Black Lesbian Archives Exhibit June 14-July 13 at Affinity

10F0LD Productions presents the Black Lesbian Archives Exhibit June 14-July 13 at Affinity Community Services, 2850 S. Wabash, suite #108. The exhibit is being put together by Kru, an archivist, DJ and CEO of 10F0LD Productions. ...


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  WORLD India's Section 377, Stonewall charity, Andy Cohen

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

In its ongoing deliberations over whether to repeal Section 377 of the India's penal code, the country's Supreme Court asked the Indian government to explain its stand on consensual sexual relations between same-sex adults, Gay Star ...


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  Chuck Renslow street dedication May 19

A portion of Clark Street near some of the many businesses owned by gay activist Chuck Renslow will be given an honorary dedication in his name Saturday, May 19, 4 p.m., 5025 N. Clark. The City ...


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  Local historian discusses Belmont Rocks' LGBTQ history at forum

Author, scholar and historian Owen Keehnen discussed "Preserving Us: Documenting Life at the Belmont Rocks" April 19 at Columbia College. Columbia College's Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences sponsored the event, which Humanities and Cultural ...


OUT-at-CHM-Undocumented-and-Queer-panel-April-24

  OUT at CHM Undocumented and Queer panel April 24

From The Chicago History Museum

OUT at CHM: Undocumented and Queer will take place at Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark, Chicago on Tuesday April 24. The event begins at 5:30 p. m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. A panel will ...


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  Belmont Rocks lecture at Columbia April 19

Local scholar/historian Owen Keehnen will join Carmelo Esterrich, an associate professor at Columbia College, to discuss LGBTQ life at the Belmont Rocks. The lecture will take place at Columbia College, 624 S. Michigan Ave., room 301, ...


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  MLK's assassination reminds nation of gun violence

The 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination is, sadly, a searing reminder of unaddressed gun violence in the United States. And, because gun violence has gone unaddressed for half a century, ...


25-million-raised-at-Holocaust-museum-dinner

  $2.5 million raised at Holocaust museum dinner

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center recently hosted its signature event: the annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner. More than $2.5 million was raised to support the educational mission of the Museum. Former Great Britain/Northern Ireland Prime ...


Lambda-Legals-Bon-Foster-on-April-19

  Lambda Legal's Bon Foster on April 19

Lambda Legal will hold its annual Bon Foster event on Thursday, April 19, 6-10 p.m., at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St. The Bon Foster Celebration is named in honor of the man whose legacy was ...


Addie-Wyatt-to-mark-50th-anniv-of-MLK-assassination

  Addie Wyatt to mark 50th anniv. of MLK assassination

The Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training ( AWC ) will host "Songs of the Chicago Freedom Movement: A Concert Remix" on Wed., April 4, at 7 p.m. at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. ...


-Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-plans-spring-events-

  Illinois Holocaust Museum plans spring events

From a press release

Following are a range of the events happening at the Illinois Holocaust Museum this spring. See www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/event for more info or to purchase tickets. WHAT CAN A HOLOGRAM TELL YOU ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST? Experience the ...


Seeking-out-history-Jeans-shorts-mystery

  Seeking out history: Jeans shorts mystery

The following curious email request made its way to Windy City Times, so we said we'd share it with our readers, in case anyone can uncover the true tale of these shorts: "I'm researching a story ...


Human-First-Gala-to-honor-leaders-advancing-LGBTQ-community-Jody-Watley-to-perform

  Human First Gala to honor leaders advancing LGBTQ community, Jody Watley to perform

From a press release

CHICAGO, IL ( April 03, 2018 ) — Center on Halsted is proud to announce that Grammy-Winning music legend Jody Watley is scheduled to perform live at the Center's gala on Saturday, April 21, 2018. IT ...


Studs-Terkel-Radio-Archive-of-5600-programs-opens-to-public-May-16

  Studs Terkel Radio Archive of 5,600 programs opens to public May 16

From a press release

Chicago ( March 7, 2018 ) — The Studs Terkel Radio Archive, one of the world's great spoken-word collections, consisting of more than 5,600 programs in various genres created at Terkel's hometown fine arts radio station ...


Gary-Chichester-receives-Damski-Award-

  Gary Chichester receives Damski Award

The 21st annual Jon-Henri Damski Award was presented to longtime gay activist Gary Chichester March 31 at Sidetrack bar, on what would have been Damski's 81st birthday. Damski was a longtime columnist in gay newspapers, including ...


Legacy-LIVE-event-focuses-on-Haifas-LGBTQs-met-with-protest

  Legacy LIVE event focuses on Haifa's LGBTQs, met with protest

The Legacy Project and the Center on Halsted ( the Center ) kicked off the 2018 season of their joint Legacy LIVE series with "When They Go Low, We Go Haifa," an exploration of Haifa Communities' ...


Gay-Is-Good-Exhibit-Opening-at-Gerber-Hart

  Gay Is Good Exhibit Opening at Gerber/Hart

From a press release

"Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall" will open on Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m.. Tickets start at $10. Introductory Remarks will be made by John D'Emilio. The opening will feature a brief discussion by ...


Driehaus-appoints-new-executive-director

  Driehaus appoints new executive director

Chicago's Richard H. Driehaus Museum has announced the selection of its new executive director, Richard P. Townsend. The appointment came after an extensive national search by the museum's board of trustees. Townsend, who will be responsible ...


Japanese-American-Organizations-Launch-Oral-History-Project

  Japanese American Organizations Launch Oral History Project

From a press release

The Japanese American Service Committee ( JASC ) and the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society ( CJAHS ) have announced the launch of Untold Stories, an oral history project that documents experiences of Japanese Americans during ...


-Legacy-Live-Series-March-26-with-Haifa-House

  Legacy Live Series March 26 with Haifa House

The Legacy Project and Center on Halsted present another in its Legacy LIVE Series of programs exploring how history is a living part of our daily lives. The program is Monday, March 26, 6:30 p.m., Center ...


ART-New-Chicago-exhibit-celebrates-the-magic-of-Keith-Haring

  ART New Chicago exhibit celebrates the magic of Keith Haring

The buoyant work of Keith Haring—with his "radiant" babies and barking dogs, highlighter-bright palette, and recurring themes of social injustice—is the subject of a new exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center celebrating one of the largest ...


Black-history-program-examines-activism-through-storytelling

  Black history program examines activism through storytelling

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

The Center on Halsted, in partnership with Equality Illinois and Pride Action Tank, hosted a Black History Month event, "Activism Then & Now," Feb. 21 at the DuSable Museum of African American History. Several panelists spoke ...


Journalist-explains-history-of-LGBTQ-acronym-at-event

  Journalist explains history of LGBTQ acronym at event

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

"I'd like to apologize on behalf of my entire generation," longtime journalist E.J. Graff told the audience who attended her lecture "LGBTQ: How the Amazingly Awkward Acronym Got Foisted On You" at Northwestern's Institute for Sexual ...


Point-notes-community-college-program-to-hold-event-

  Point notes community college program to hold event

Point Foundation ( Point ) encourages LGBTQ community-college students who are planning to transfer to a four-year degree program to apply for its Community College Scholarship Program. Students accepted into the program receive a financial award, ...


Clarence-Darrow-Symposium-to-mark-80-years-since-Darrows-death-March-13

  Clarence Darrow Symposium to mark 80 years since Darrow's death March 13

From a press release

Tuesday, March 13, the Clarence Darrow Commemorative Committee marks two contributions by famed "attorney for the damned" Clarence Darrow: marking the 80th anniversary of the death of Darrow—the question "How does Darrow's work and legacy influence ...


-Clarence-Darrow-Symposium-Marks-80-Years-Since-Darrows-Death-March-13

  Clarence Darrow Symposium Marks 80 Years Since Darrow's Death March 13

Tuesday, March 13, the Clarence Darrow Commemorative Committee marks two contributions by famed "attorney for the damned" Clarence Darrow: marking the 80th anniversary of the death of Darrow—the question "How does Darrow's work and legacy influence ...


Bill-introduced-for-school-curriculum-including-LGBTQ-history-

  Bill introduced for school curriculum including LGBTQ history

From a press release

SPRINGFIELD—Students in Illinois would learn about the significant historical events and contributions by LGBTQ people under the Inclusive Curriculum Bill introduced in the Illinois Senate, according to Equality Illinois and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance. The ...


Point-Foundation-helps-LGBTQ-community-college-students-applications-open-soon

  Point Foundation helps LGBTQ community college students, applications open soon

From a press release

Students accepted into the program receive a financial award, transfer coaching, and academic planning guidance at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles, as well as access to the Point Foundation network of LGBTQ ...


Holocaust-museum-official-on-making-a-difference

  Holocaust museum official on making a difference

For Matthew Sackel, who manages the education team at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie, the most important aspect of his job is that young visitors come away with the message that one ...


Woodward-Bernstein-event-Feb-8-at-NEIU

  Woodward/Bernstein event Feb. 8 at NEIU

Journalism icons and authors Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will participate in a conversation about current events as Northeastern Illinois University presents the third installment of the Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series at 3701 W. ...


Courageous-Conversations-Activism-Then-Now-at-DuSable-Museum-Feb-21-2018

  Courageous Conversations, Activism Then & Now, at DuSable Museum Feb. 21, 2018

From a press release

Courageous Conversations: Activism Then & Now, an intergenerational panel discussion about the history of Black LGBTQ activism, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. tp 8p.m. at the DuSable Museum of African-American History, ...


Sue-the-T-rex-goes-nonbinary

  Sue the T. rex goes nonbinary

The Field Museum announced its iconic T. rex, Sue will use preferred gender pronouns they/them/their in an effort to honor Sue's identity and remain true to the lack of scientific data about the sex of the ...


Artists-mark-start-of-Black-History-Month-at-Center-on-Halsted

  Artists mark start of Black History Month at Center on Halsted

Black artists gathered at the Center on Halsted on Feb. 1 to commemorate Black History Month with "Quiet Storm: The Art & Times of Black LGBTQ Life." Chicago-based poet e. nina jay read from her book ...


Sally-Rides-widow-forges-new-frontiers-at-San-Diego-school

  Sally Ride's widow forges new frontiers at San Diego school

Sally Ride Science contemplated for years whether or not they should remain a company or become a nonprofit. The decision was made in October 2015 when Sally Ride Science was acquired by University of California at ...


Black-Lives-Matter-Global-Network-dedicates-Black-Futures-month-to-Erica-Garner

  Black Lives Matter Global Network dedicates Black Futures month to Erica Garner

From a press release

Washington, D.C. — Black Lives Matter Global Network will dedicate 2018 Black Futures Month to the legacy of activist Erica Garner in the wake of her untimely death late last year, and the future of Black ...


NATIONAL-Pro-LGBT-groups-lawsuit-LPACs-search-iconic-gay-bar-closes

  NATIONAL Pro-LGBT groups' lawsuit, LPAC's search, iconic gay bar closes

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN asked a federal district court to permanently block enforcement of the Trump Administration's plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services, per a press release. The motion ...


Chichester-receives-Damski-award

  Chichester receives Damski award

Local LGBT-rights activist Gary Chichester has been named as the recipient of the 2018 Jon-Henri Damski Award. Damski was an weekly columnist, poet and community activist who died in 1997 at age 60. Among other things, ...


Center-on-Halsted-to-host-Black-History-Month-Series-At-the-Intersections-

  Center on Halsted to host Black History Month Series, At the Intersections

CHICAGO ( January 11, 2018 ) — Center on Halsted is proud to announce the Center will be hosting a series of Black History Month events in February. The At the Intersections series will kick-off on ...


PODCASTS-Mattachine-podcast-creator-brings-the-past-back-to-life

  PODCASTS 'Mattachine' podcast creator brings the past back to life

Columbia College writing and production graduate Devlyn Camp is producing and hosting a 10-episode, serialized podcast, called Mattachine, that is currently available free on iTunes. The series illustrates the importance of LGBT history by spotlighting a ...


Chicago-cultural-scene-opens-gates-for-Museum-Week-2018

  Chicago cultural scene opens gates for Museum Week 2018

From a press release

CHICAGO — Dec. 21, 2017 — Chicago's world-famous winters can make it difficult to comfortably discover the city, but that doesn't mean the fun has to go into hibernation. In fact, January is an ideal time ...


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  Podcast to detail Mattachine history

Mattachine, a 10-episode serialized show available free on iTunes Jan. 4, will follow the true story of the secret Mattachine organization that catalyzed the U.S. LGBTQ-rights movement in 1950. From a spark of inspiration in 1920s ...


Leather-Archives-Museum-welcomes-new-executive-director

  Leather Archives & Museum welcomes new executive director

Starting 2018 with a fresh start, Gary Wasdin steps in as executive director for the Leather Archives and Museum ( LA&M ) this month. Wasdin was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where he developed a ...


Chicago-Icon-The-Marge-Summit-Story-Part-One-of-a-two-part-feature

  Chicago Icon: The Marge Summit Story, Part One of a two-part feature

Marge Summit is a Chicago icon. The former bar owner, community organizer, and longtime activist has been a very visible member of Chicago's LGBT community for more than 65 years. Marge began hitting the bars in ...


LGBTQ-figures-part-of-new-Marshall-mural

  LGBTQ figures part of new Marshall mural

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand for the dedication of a mural recognizing 20 women notable for contributions to the Chicago Arts. Designed by internationally renowned artist and MacArthur Fellow Kerry James Marshall, the 132-foot ...


Change-Over-Time-Journal-calls-for-LGBTQ-papers

  Change Over Time Journal calls for LGBTQ papers

From a Change Over Time press release

Change Over Time, a semiannual journal publishing original articles on the history, theory, and praxis of conservation and the built environment, is calling for submissions for a special issue, to be published in commemoration of the ...


ALMA-recognizes-recent-award-winners

  ALMA recognizes recent award winners

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

The Association for Latino/a Motivating Action, or shortened as ALMA, honored LatinX inductees of the LGBT Hall of Fame and 30 Under 30 award winners from this past June at Zebraz 18, the newly renovated restaurant ...


Hall-of-Fame-induction-strikes-joyous-notes

  Hall of Fame induction strikes joyous notes

Video by CAN TV below

The overall mood of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame's Nov. 8 ceremony honoring its 2017 inductees was markedly different from the tone at the 2016 ceremony, noted Chicago Commission on Human Relations Commissioner Mona Noriega. ...


Professor-writer-Danny-Cohen-featured-at-Holocaust-museum-event

  Professor/writer Danny Cohen featured at Holocaust museum event

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ( USHMM ) Midwest regional office hosted a talk featuring Northwestern University and Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies professor, Unsilence founder, human rights artist and novelist Danny ...


ALMA-honorary-event-Nov-9

  ALMA honorary event Nov. 9

The Association of Latinos/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ) will celebrate this year's Latinx LGBTQ Hall of Fame inductees and 30 Under 30 honorees Thursday, Nov. 9, 6-9 p.m., at Zebraz 18, 1104 W. 18th St. ...


LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-inductees-to-be-honored-Nov-8

  LGBT Hall of Fame inductees to be honored Nov. 8

Nine individuals, three organizations and two friends of the community have been selected for 2017 induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities. The ...


Cleve-Jones-speaks-on-preserving-LGBT-neighborhoods-politics

  Cleve Jones speaks on preserving LGBT-neighborhoods, politics

Longtime LGBT-rights advocate Cleve Jones was asked during a Nov. 6 appearance at Sidetrack bar what set him on his course to be an activist. Jones replied that two events had the most profound impacts on ...


Looking-back-LGBTQ-History-Months-canon

  Looking back: LGBTQ History Month's canon

Winston Churchill once said, "History is written by the winners." When the Stonewall Riots occurred in 1969, the history of more than a century-long oppressed people finally got national attention. And, since that historical moment, the ...


Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-inductees-to-be-honored-Nov-8

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductees to be honored Nov. 8

Nine individuals, three organizations and two friends of the community have been selected for 2017 induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities. The ...


Leather-spot-Touche-marking-40th-year

  Leather spot Touche marking 40th year

North Side leather bar Touché marks its 40th anniversary in November, and is kicking off the month with a five-day long celebration starting Nov. 1. "It was 40 years to the day that [owner Chuck Rodocker] ...







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