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  NATIONAL 'Drag Fest,' eating disorders, journalist attacked, NCLR event

Political activist/New York City drag staple Marti Gould Cummings and The Only Productions announced the largest digital drag festival during Pride 2020, a press release noted. More than 100 performers are scheduled to appear during "Pride ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL Is there a doctor...

It's that time again. I need to find a healthcare provider. I live in a rural community where there is a large turnover of medical professionals and a constant shortage of qualified staff. The health organization ...


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  Red Stars part of Challenge Cup, which starts June 27

The National Women's Soccer League announced May 27 that the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup, presented by P&G and Secret, will mark the return to action for all nine clubs, including Chicago Red Stars. The 25-game tournament ...


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  Artemisia, A Chicago Podcast, features Julie Proudfoot interviewing Tracy Baim

On Artemisia, A Chicago Podcast #103, Julie Proudfoot interviews Tracy Baim, award-winning journalist and publisher, about her work in Chicago as an openly-gay journalist and SaveChicagoMedia.org, the first-ever joint local independent media fundraiser. Artemisia, A Chicago ...


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  NCLR honors SF 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers, comedian Gina Yashere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center of Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) today announced that they will be honoring San Francisco 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers with their Trailblazer Award, presented by pro-athlete and ...


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  Affinity to mark 25th anniversary virtually

Co-chairs and the Affinity Community Services board of directors recently announced that Affinity's 25th-anniversary event will be a virtual experience taking place the weekend of Oct. 9-11, with the centerpiece event on Saturday, Oct. 10. Co-chairs ...


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  Red Stars hosting virtual Pride party on May 28

The Chicago Red Stars will kick off pride month in Chicago by teaming with local businesses and talent for a virtual Pride Party presented by Illinois Bone and Joint Institute on Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 ...


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  Brave Space Alliance announces board of directors

Brave Space Alliance—a Black- and trans-led "LGBTQ center on the South Side of Chicago that is dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South ...


-Roe-v-Wade-plaintiff-said-she-was-paid-for-anti-abortion-stance

  Roe v. Wade plaintiff said she was paid for anti-abortion stance

Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in the landmark Roe v. Wade case, came out against abortion in 1995, stunning the world—but a deathbed documentary reveals that she only switched sides for money, The Chicago Tribune reported. ...


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  Ruby Rose leaving lead role in 'Batwoman'

Ruby Rose—the openly lesbian actress who starred in the CW's freshman drama series Batwoman—is leaving the Warner Bros. TV/Berlanti Prods. drama after one season, Deadline reported. The series, which already has been renewed for a second ...


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  'Andersonville at Home' virtual event June 12

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) is taking the Midsommarfest experience online for a virtual event and fundraiser Friday, June 12, to celebrate the weekend in which the 55th annual outdoor Midsommarfest was previously ...


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  Golden Apple surprises out teacher with award

On May 15, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting exemplary educators who advance educational opportunities for students—surprised Jenine Wehbeh, a seventh and eighth-grade teacher at John B. Murphy Elementary in Chicago, with ...


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  Melissa Etheridge's son dies at age 21

Beckett Cypher—the son of Melissa Etheridge and her former partner Julie Cypher—died, according to media reports. He was 21. Etheridge, on Twitter, said, "Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ...


Billie-Jean-King-LGBTQ-icon-talks-Chicago-ties-tennis-out-athletes

  Billie Jean King, LGBTQ icon talks Chicago ties, tennis, out athletes

Billie Jean King could easily rest on her laurels as one of the greatest tennis players ever—and she's one of the few to have a movie made about her (the 2017 film Battle of the Sexes, ...


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  MOVIES Young gay filmmaker debuts LGBT romantic drama

A gay Massachusetts-based filmmaker will release his new LGBT-themed feature film, which he produced for the unheard-of sum of $400, to YouTube in late May. Director Josh Cox, 20, based the new film, Summer of Mesa, ...


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  Comedian Cameron Esposito's new memoir digs into queer liberation, Catholic upbringing

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Cameron Esposito's new memoir, Save Yourself, is the story she needed when she was younger. The lesbian comedian tracks the story of her Catholic upbringing and queer liberation, including an early interest in the priesthood and ...


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  Red Stars unveil 'Neighborhood Kit'

The Chicago Red Stars released a new custom jersey honoring their city with "The Neighborhood Kit." ( "Kit," in this case, refers to sports clothing. ) Chicago unveiled its secondary jersey for the 2020 National Women's ...


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  TELEVISION Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones on season two of 'The Politician'

The quirky Netflix dark dramedy The Politician teems with scandalous satisfaction from the moment rich kid Payton Hobart ( Ben Platt ) invites viewers into his Santa Barbara, California, mansion. Born into a poor family and ...


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  Out comedian joins Humanities event

On April 16, comedian Cameron Esposito joined the Chicago Humanities Festival for its first virtual event of the spring 2020 season. During the live-streaming conversation—moderated by Kristen Kaza, co-founder of Slo 'Mo: Slow Jams for Queer ...


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  'Frida Kahlo 2020' moved to 2021

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic "Frida Kahlo 2020," originally scheduled for June to August of ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL A giant

"We lost a giant today," tweeted California state Sen. Scott Weiner, who is chairman of the LGBTQ caucus. A giant is exactly what the ninety-five-year-old Phyllis Lyon was, along with her partner Del Martin, who died ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020 INDIANA Lesbian attorney Sabrina Haake aims for Congressional seat

Sabrina Haake ( pronounced "hake" ) is a lesbian attorney who wants to represent Indiana's 1st Congressional District. Among her core issues are the climate and environment, mental health, racial justice, job and LGBTQ rights. Windy ...


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  Appeals panel: Park District must pay after bias claim

A federal appeals panel has ruled that Chicago Park District must pay $300,000 to an employee, who is lesbian, who sued the District on the grounds that she was both surveilled and terminated as a result ...


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  NCLR mourns loss of civil rights and LGBTQ icon Phyllis Lyon, 95

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights mourns the loss of a beloved friend and LGBTQ civil rights icon. Phyllis Lyon, 95, passed away peacefully from natural causes at her home in ...


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  Lesbian icon Phyllis Lyon dies at 95

Activist Phyllis Lyon—who spent more than five decades fighting for LGBTQ rights—died of natural causes. She was 95. CNN.com reported that California Gov. Gavin Newsom shared the news of Lyon's death in a post on Twitter ...


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  BOOKS Legendary Chicago 'lesbian of conscience' tells her story

In Emily L. Quint Freeman's no-holds-barred 262-page memoir, Failure to Appear: Resistance, Identity and Loss, she provides a gripping true-life story of a lesbian of conscience who became a fugitive, on the run for over nineteen ...


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  Five Worth Finding: From an absorbing memoir to cool socks

—Ordinary Girls: A Memoir: In this hard-hitting memoir, Jaquira Diaz writes of struggling with depression and drug abuse while growing into her identity as a queer, biracial girl in Miami and Puerto Rico. And as Diaz ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL Mick's potato fertilizer

When I asked for advice about growing potatoes, our friend Mary wrote, "Here is what Mick does: blood meal, green sand, or wood ash, bone meal, a handful of each above item for each potato you ...


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  PASSAGES Ann Morris

Ann Morris passed away March 7. She was 67. Ann was born in Chicago on April 5, 1952, and grew up in Texas. She returned to Chicago to attend the University of Chicago where she earned ...


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  Women & Children First delaying, cancelling events

Because of coronavirus-related concerns, most of the March events at Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., have been rescheduled for late spring and summer dates. In addition, events with Eli Clare, Nadina LaSpina, ...


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  Debbie Pacchioni, from soccer to renewable energy industry

Soccer has been in Debbie Pacchioni's blood since she was a 4-year-old girl watching her father suit up for his first practice. "I started playing in the streets with the boys in my Sao Paulo, Brazil, ...


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  Margaret Cho at Chicago Improv on May 8-9

Actress/comedian/author Margaret Cho will perform at Schaumburg's Chicago Improv Comedy Club, 5 Woodfield Rd., on May 8-9. Cho, among other accomplishments, has three Grammy Award nominations for Best Comedy Album under her belt. Her tours sell ...


Womens-History-Month-events-planned-at-Chicagos-Feminist-Bookstore

  Women's History Month events planned at Chicago's Feminist Bookstore

CHICAGO, IL ( March 3, 2020 ) - Chicago's only feminist bookstore—one of only ten feminist bookstores left in the U.S.—is celebrating Women's History Month with author readings and conversations, an in-store concert, and a panel ...


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  International Women's Day Crawl March 8

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce will host its annual International Women's Day Crawl throughout various women-owned businesses along Broadway's northern corridor between Granville and Thorndale avenues on Sunday, March 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This event supports ...


Women-in-Business-event-March-11

  'Women in Business' event March 11

"A Celebration of Women in Business"—an LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois event—will take place Wed., March 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Stock and Ledger, 70 W. Madison St. Chicago Reader Publisher Tracy Baim will moderate a ...


Out-comedian-Cameron-Esposito-in-town-March-29

  Out comedian Cameron Esposito in town March 29

Comedian Cameron Esposito will bring her "Save Yourself Tour" to The Den Theatre Sunday, March 29, at 8 p.m. on The Den's Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Esposito is a standup comic, actor and writer ...


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  Ndegeocello, Chin at MCA March 6

Musician Meshell Ndegeocello and spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin will be featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Edlis Neeson Theater on Friday, March 6, 7-8:30 p.m. Ndegeocello—who has worked with artists such as Madonna and Missy ...


Red-Stars-announce-preseason-schedule

  Red Stars announce preseason schedule

The Chicago Red Stars announced its 2020 preseason schedule. The team will face the University of Wisconsin at Breese Stevens Field on March 25 prior to its participation in the Portland Thorns Invitational on March 29-April ...


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  Panel talks lesbians, feminism in Chicago during the '70s and '80s

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Lesbians and Feminism in Chicago in the 1970s and '80s was the focus of a panel discussion Feb. 12 at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart). The event took place in conjunction with Gerber/Hart's current exhibit, "Lavender ...


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  LGBT-procurement goals make up main part of MWRD meeting

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District's ( MWRD's ) Committee on Affirmative Action held an informational study session on LGBT procurement goals and other pending issues Feb. 6 at MWRD's headquarters. MWRD Vice President Barbara J. McGowan ...


Affinity-says-goodbye-to-executive-director-Imani-Rupert-Gordon

  Affinity says goodbye to executive director Imani Rupert-Gordon

Staff and supporters of Affinity Community Services sent off departing Executive Director Imani Rupert-Gordon with a celebration at its South Loop headquarters on Feb. 13. Rupert-Gordon had led the agency, which primarily serves LGBT persons of ...


Four-Red-Stars-players-invited-to-SheBelieves-Cup-camp

  Four Red Stars players invited to SheBelieves Cup camp

The United States Women's National Team announced its 26-player roster for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup training camp. Chicago Red Stars defenders Tierna Davidson, Julie Ertz and Casey Short, as well as goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, were invited ...


Butches-Who-Cookon-March-15

  'Butches Who Cook'on March 15

The Facebook group LezInColor is hosting its first cooking competition, "Butches Who Cook," Sunday, March 15, 1-6 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, 6351 S. Cottage Grove Ave. According to the press release, "10 ( masculine-centered women ...


Candace-Gingrich-endorses-Warren-at-LGBTQ-event

  Candace Gingrich endorses Warren at LGBTQ event

Activist Candace Gingrich announced her endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for President at a Chicago LGBTQ and allies Come Out for Warren happy hour Feb. 13 at Sidetrack. Ahead of the event, Gingrich told Windy City Times ...


OUTspoken-at-Beverly-Arts-Center-to-Place-LGBTQ-Stories-in-the-Spotlight

  OUTspoken at Beverly Arts Center to Place LGBTQ Stories in the Spotlight

( Chicago, February 12, 2020 ) — The Beverly Arts Center presents an evening with LGBTQIA storytelling collective OUTspoken on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be hosted by Chicago-based comedian Elizabeth Gomez ...


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  'Lez Beaus' play fest Feb. 14-16

Violet Surprise is presenting Lez Beaus—a play festival celebrating lesbian love through the ages—Feb. 14-16 at The Martin, 2515 W. North Ave. The festival features 12 10-minute plays crafted by Rachel Baker, Shawntai Brown, Annalise Cain, ...


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  Commissioner Mona Noriega to retire, Mayor Lightfoot issues statement

From Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, a statement on the retirement of Mona Noriega, Chicago Commissioner of Human Relations: Since her work as an activist in the 1970s, Commissioner Mona Noriega has built a remarkable career dedicated ...


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  MOMBIAN Parenting on 'The L Word: Generation Q'

The L Word: Generation Q, the sequel to the groundbreaking queer television drama The L Word, just ended its first season on Showtime. There is much to praise about the new show, including more varied representation ...


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  Award-worthy event happens during PHIMC/Safe Schools ceremony

In a surprise move during the Jan. 26 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ), PHIMC Executive Director Karen ...


Lambda-Legal-mourns-passing-of-Judge-Deborah-Batts

  Lambda Legal mourns passing of Judge Deborah Batts

( New York, February 4, 2020 ) — Federal District Judge Deborah A Batts, the first openly lesbian federal judge when she was appointed to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ...


Public-Health-Institute-names-award-after-justice-warrior-Mary-F-Morten

  Public Health Institute names award after justice warrior Mary F. Morten

Chicago, IL - In a surprise move during the January 26, 2020 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ), ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020 Lightfoot backs trans candidate Quinn

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has endorsed transgender candidate Jill Rose Quinn for Cook County judge ( the K. Sheehan vacancy ). "I'm proud to endorse the historic candidacy of Jill Rose Quinn," Lightfoot said in a ...


Woman-Made-Gallery-names-Alcaraz-as-new-executive-director

  Woman Made Gallery names Alcaraz as new executive director

Chicago's Woman Made Gallery (WMG)—a feminist contemporary art gallery now in its 28th year—announced the appointment of a new executive director. Gaylon B. Alcaraz is succeeding Deb Flagel, who served WMG from February 2017 to June ...


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  Former WCT 30 Under 30 honoree among Golden Apple finalists

On Jan. 23, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great educators who advance educational opportunities for students—announced the 2020 finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Thirty educators ...


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  Equality Illinois to honor Baim, Rainbow Cafe LGBT Youth Center at gala

Equality Illinois will present its annual gala on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., starting at 6 p.m. The organization will honor Tracy Baim—former publisher of Windy City Times and current ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL The tabloid edition

Bath Door Balks at Booting Hostage Hostage Trapped for NINETY-MINUTES Suspect Subdued with Electrical Weapon A woman in a remote town in Oregon suffered a harrowing 90 minutes before her rescue by three brave public servants. ...


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  Red Stars acquire Hill, draft five others

The 2020 National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) Draft has concluded, with Chicago acquiring forward Rachel Hill and making five selections. Among other things, the Red Stars began the draft by acquiring the second and ...


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  Honorees named for Impact Awards

The honorees have been named for the Chicago Foundation for Women's 2020 Impact Awards, which celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region a reality. —Founders ...


Lightfoot-endorses-Pizer-in-12th-District-race

  Lightfoot endorses Pizer in 12th District race

In the crowded race to succeed Illinois state Rep. Sara Feigenholtz in the 12th District ( which includes the Gold Coast, Near North, Old Town, Lincoln Park and Lake View ), first-time candidate Jonathan A. "Yoni" ...


Affinity-bids-outgoing-leader-goodbye-at-Burning-Bowl

  Affinity bids outgoing leader goodbye at Burning Bowl

Affinity Community Services' ( Affinity's ) annual kick-off event, Burning Bowl, got off to a rousing start with the return of the Drum Divas performance group Jan. 11 at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center ...


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  LGBTQ critics name film, TV honorees

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics—composed of 260 mainly U.S. journalists covering film and television—named its final-round choices for 2019's finest movies, performances and more across a host of mainstream and LGBTQ-focused categories. South Korean ...


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  MOMBIAN LGBTQ parenting: The year in review

This past year saw many challenges to LGBTQ equality—but there was still some progress. Let's review the parenting-specific news of the year. Some setbacks The Trump administration's Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ...


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  Affinity's annual 'Burning Bowl' Jan. 11

Affinity Community Services will hold its annual "Burning Bowl" ceremony Saturday, Jan. 11, 1-4 p.m., at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center, 4859 S. Wabash Ave. Outgoing Executive Director Imani Rupert-Gordon will be the keynote ...


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  Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John among Golden Globe honorees

The 77th Annual Golden Globes were distributed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Jan. 5. Contributions from members of the LGBT community in the entertainment industry—as well as ...


Sami-Grisafe-Immersed-in-LA-but-keeping-Chicago-ties

  Sami Grisafe: Immersed in L.A., but keeping Chicago ties

Sami Grisafe got some high-profile exposure for the first single to be released from her upcoming album, Manifest. The former Chicago Force star quarterback who has transitioned into a Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter/actor, Grisafe played the acoustic ...


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  Rapinoe on Dec. 22 episode of 'The L Word'

Lesbian soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe will guest-star on the Sunday, Dec. 22, episode of The L Word: Generation Q, on Showtime. Rapinoe—recently named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year—will play herself as a guest on Alice's ...


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  Artemis Singers to hold new member night Jan. 9

CHICAGOâ"€With the launch of its 40th anniversary, Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will hold a new member night Thursday, January 9, 2020. Artemis Singers is a non-audition chorus open to all women singers, regardless ...


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  Affinity ED Rupert-Gordon to become National Center for Lesbian Rights ED

Chicago — The Board of Directors for Affinity Community Services announces the resignation of Imani Rupert-Gordon as executive director, as she leaves Chicago to become the executive director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( ...


Lightfoot-fires-city-spokesman

  Lightfoot fires city spokesman

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has fired longtime City Hall spokesman Bill McCaffrey, NBC Chicago reported. "Bill McCaffrey is no longer with the Office of the Corporation Counsel," Lightfoot's office said in a statement. "As this is ...


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  Baim guest speaker at CME/HRC event

Chicago Reader Publisher and Windy City Times owner Tracy Baim was the featured speaker at a Dec. 10 CME Group LGBTQ PRIDE Employee Group/Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago at Cantina Laredo restaurant. CME Group ...


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  SHOWBIZ Neil Patrick Harris, Mary J. Blige, Jane Lynch, Pet Shop Boys

Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka are in Walgreens' new #TrueHolidayStory campaign, which finds the beauty and humor in memorably imperfect moments, NewNowNext.com noted. In the new spots, Harris and Burtka's holiday is less than ...


Memoir-profiles-lesser-known-sides-of-Edie-Windsor

  Memoir profiles lesser-known sides of Edie Windsor

Mention the name Edie Windsor, and many LGBT residents would correctly associate her with the landmark litigation that ultimately paved the way for the United States Supreme Court declaring marriage equality to be the law of ...


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  TELEVISION 'Work in Progress' spotlights Chicago, LGBTQ+ representation

The new Showtime series Work in Progress really features queer represenation—arguably, more than such landmark series as Orange Is the New Black and Pose. With many of the actors and producers from Andersonville, Chicago audiences can ...


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  Rapinoe named SI Sportswoman of the Year

Sports Illustrated magazine has named lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe as its Sportswoman of the Year. On July 7 in Lyon, France, the United States claimed a fourth Women's World Cup triumph with a 2-0 victory ...


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  About Face to run 'The Gulf'

About Face Theatre continues its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning drama The Gulf, running Jan. 9-Feb. 15, 2020, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. The Gulf looks at how partners ...







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