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MOVIES-Ruby-Rose-talks-new-film-The-Doorman-LGBTQ-actors

  MOVIES Ruby Rose talks new film 'The Doorman,' LGBTQ actors

In the new movie The Doorman, out actress Ruby Rose (TV's Orange Is the New Black and Batwoman; movies such as John Wick: Chapter 2 and Pitch Perfect 3) stars as the titular character in an ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-Surviving-the-Silence-The-Unexpected-Story-of-Col-Pat-Thompson

  LGBT HISTORY: Surviving the Silence, The Unexpected Story of Col. Pat Thompson

In 1989, U.S. Army Col. Margarethe (Grethe) Cammermeyer was undergoing a routine security clearance interview when she said four simple words, "I am a lesbian." At the time, she was a highly decorated nurse and war ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-MONTH-SF-supe-vows-to-landmark-Lyon-Martin-house

  LGBT HISTORY MONTH: SF supe vows to landmark Lyon-Martin house

A San Francisco supervisor has vowed to landmark the home where the late lesbian pioneering couple Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin lived throughout most of their 54 years together. Historic preservationists, friends of the couple, and ...


 
Jeannie-Tanner-releases-inspirational-song-art-inclusive-video-

  Jeannie Tanner releases inspirational song, art-inclusive video

Local singer-songwriter Jeannie Tanner has released her new single and video, "I Wanna Be the Change." According to a press release, the song was inspired by many of the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...


 
Womens-pro-soccer-draft-Nov-12

  Women's pro soccer draft Nov. 12

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced that the 2020 NWSL Expansion Draft, featuring Racing Louisville Football Club, will take place Thursday, Nov. 12. The trade/waiver window beginning the expansion draft process will close Oct. ...


 
-Equality-Illinois-distributes-115000-in-COVID-relief-grants-to-LGBTQs

  Equality Illinois distributes $115,000+ in COVID relief grants to LGBTQs

--From a press release

Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people; through a grant the Illinois COVID Response Fund (ICRF) and community organizations, has awarded over $115,000 in COVID relief grants ...


 
Directors-cut-of-But-Im-a-Cheerleader-will-be-out-Dec-8-

  Director's cut of 'But I'm a Cheerleader' will be out Dec. 8

People can celebrate the 20th anniversary of a classic lesbian film when But I'm a Cheerleader: Director's Cut arrives on Digital 4K Ultra HD on Dec. 8, from Lionsgate. From Primetime Emmy-nominated director Jamie Babbit ...


 
WGN-TV-features-the-life-and-times-of-Windy-City-Times

  WGN-TV features the life and times of Windy City Times

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WGN-TV produced and aired on Oct. 9 a segment on the history and contributions of Windy City Times, co-founder/owner Tracy Baim, staff, contributors and delivery crew. The segment was reported by WGN's Sean Lewis. Windy City ...


 
Red-Stars-add-new-player-lose-finale-and-are-part-of-national-camp-

  Red Stars add new player, lose finale and are part of national camp

The Chicago Red Stars announced the signing of Ella Stevens. The club selected Stevens with the 24th pick in the 2020 NWSL Draft. She made her first appearance for the Red Stars on a short-term contract ...


 
Chicago-Skys-Courtney-Vandersloot-named-to-All-WNBA-First-Team-

  Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot named to All-WNBA First Team

Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot was named to the 2020 All-WNBA First Team. It marks the second straight All-WNBA First Team selection for Vandersloot, who also made the First Team in 2019. This season Vandersloot became ...


 
2020-LGBTQ-Candidate-Diversity-Report-released-1006-LGBTQs-running-

  2020 LGBTQ Candidate Diversity Report released; 1,006+ LGBTQs running

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its inaugural Out on the Trail report, which details the diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran ...


 
Affinity-celebrating-25-years-virtually-Oct-9-11

  Affinity celebrating 25 years virtually Oct. 9-11

Affinity Community Services—a social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—will celebrate its 25th anniversary virtually Oct. 9-11. The virtual anniversary ...


 
Jessica-Halem-to-open-Transforming-Care-Conference

  Jessica Halem to open Transforming Care Conference

--From a press release

The Equitas Health Institute's virtual 2020 Transforming Care Conference on LGBTQ+ HIV & Health Equity opens Wednesday, October 14 with Jessica Halem's presentation of "Mourn the Dead & Fight Like Hell for the Living." As a ...


 
LGBTQs-likely-key-percentage-of-electorate

  LGBTQs likely key percentage of electorate

--From a press release

New York, NY, October 1, 2020 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, released the findings of GLAAD's 'State of LGBTQ Voters' poll which ...


 
Nominations-open-for-Chicago-Red-Stars-SHEINSPIRESME-Award-

  Nominations open for Chicago Red Stars' #SHEINSPIRESME Award

The Chicago Red Stars announced that nominations are now open for the 2020 #SHEINSPIRESME Award. The Chicago Red Stars #SHEINSPIRESME Award is an annual award that is presented to women who exemplify leadership, practice social responsibility, ...


 
The-first-presidential-debate-Chaos-unchecked

  The first presidential debate: Chaos unchecked

The first meeting of the two major party presidential candidates Sept. 29 was billed as a "debate" but, as lesbian political commentator Rachel Maddow put it afterward, the event turned out to be a "monstrous unintelligible ...


 
The-Passing-Parade-Cultural-Reporting-in-an-Age-of-Heroes

  The Passing Parade: Cultural Reporting in an Age of Heroes

There are several large plastic storage bins in my office filled with stacks of clippings of articles I wrote for the Chicago gay and lesbian newspapers GayLife, Windy City Times and Outlines during the 1980s and ...


 
WORLD-Iran-report-Uruguay-Pride-parade-anti-gay-terrorist

  WORLD Iran report, Uruguay Pride parade, anti-gay terrorist

A new survey—"Hidden Wounds: A Research Report on Violence Against LGBTI in Iran," published by the Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network, 6Rang—is shedding light on the atrocities LGBTQ+ Iranians face on a daily basis, Out.com reported. ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Bradley-Cooper-Spice-Girls-greatest-albums-film-The-Glorias

  SHOWBIZ Bradley Cooper, Spice Girls, greatest albums, film 'The Glorias'

Bradley Cooper has found his onscreen partner and a new title—Maestro—for the Leonard Bernstein film he will star in and direct for Netflix, Deadline reported. Carey Mulligan has been cast as Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein, wife ...


 
Red-Stars-tie-Washington-1-1

  Red Stars tie Washington 1-1

Savannah McCaskill scored in the 72nd minute as the Chicago Red Stars played to a 1-1 tie against the Washington Spirit on Sept. 26. For the second straight game, Sarah Luebbert earned an assist with her ...


 
Artemis-Singers-marks-40th-anniversary-with-virtual-panel

  Artemis Singers marks 40th anniversary with virtual panel

To celebrate Artemis Singer's 40th anniversary, Gerber/Hart Library and Archives hosted a Sept. 26 virtual panel discussion on the past, present and future of the chorus. Artemis Singers holds the distinction of being the first lesbian ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-to-stream-The-Power-of-US-gala-Oct-3

  National LGBTQ Task Force to stream "The Power of US" gala Oct. 3

--From a press release

NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ANNUAL GALA OCTOBER 3, 2020 AT 8PM ET/5PM PT Washington, DC. September 24, 2020. The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced it will stream the 2020 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala, presented ...


 
Red-Stars-season-tickets-now-available

  Red Stars' season tickets now available

The Chicago Red Stars have announced that 2021 season ticket memberships are now available. After a breakout 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup that saw the Red Stars reach their second consecutive championship match, Chicago looks to continue ...


 
Carey-stepping-down-as-Task-Force-executive-director-in-2021-

  Carey stepping down as Task Force executive director in 2021

On Sept. 23, the National LGBTQ Task Force announced that longtime Executive Director Rea Carey will be stepping down in early 2021. Carey has been with the organization since 2003 as a senior strategist, then deputy ...


 
WORLD-Barbados-items-EUs-criticism-Billie-Jean-King-Equality-Act

  WORLD Barbados items, EU's criticism, Billie Jean King, Equality Act

Barbados is ready to grant legal status to same-sex couples, in a major breakthrough for gay rights lobbying in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region, The Jamaica Gleaner reported. Gov. General Dame Sandra Mason made the announcement ...


 
Red-Stars-rout-Sky-Blue-4-1

  Red Stars rout Sky Blue 4-1

In a National Women's Soccer League match, the Chicago Red Stars had three different players score as they defeated Sky Blue FC 4-1 in the home team's first game at SeatGeek Stadium (in Bridgeview, Illinois) in ...


 
Local-musician-comic-Becky-Raisman-aims-to-show-passion-in-performing

  Local musician/comic Becky Raisman aims to show passion in performing

Becky Raisman—a 38-year-old singer and comedian who is part of the LGBTQ+ community—has been singing ever since she was in elementary school. She now both covers and writes her own songs, performing them in local venues. ...


 
NCLR-mourns-LGBTQ-equality-champion-Justice-Ginsburg-

  NCLR mourns LGBTQ equality champion Justice Ginsburg

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) mourns the tragic loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — a true champion for LGBTQ rights in her 27 years on the U.S. Supreme Court. ...


 
Equality-Illinois-announces-general-election-endorsements

  Equality Illinois announces general election endorsements

--From a press release

CHICAGO - Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Illinoisans, today announced endorsements for the November 3, 2020 general election. "Equality Illinois is ...


 
SNL-adds-lesbian-cast-member

  'SNL' adds lesbian cast member

Saturday Night Live, or SNL, will start its 46th season Oct. 3 with at least one major change: The show is adding a member of the LGBTQ+ community to its cast. Punkie Johnson is an out lesbian comedian/writer whose recent credits ...


 
Equality-Illinois-endorses-thirteen-LGBTQ-candidates-for-general-election

  Equality Illinois endorses thirteen LGBTQ candidates for general election

--From a press release

CHICAGO - Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer Illinoisans, today announced endorsements of a record number of LGBTQ candidates running for the Illinois General Assembly in a general ...


 
Skys-season-ends-with-loss-to-Connecticut-

  Sky's season ends with loss to Connecticut

The Chicago Sky's season came to an end Sept. 15 with a 94-81 loss to the Connecticut Sun in the single-elimination first round of the 2020 WNBA Playoffs at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. When asked ...


 
TELEVISION-Actors-talk-about-tackling-Ratched-roles-working-with-Ryan-Murphy

  TELEVISION Actors talk about tackling 'Ratched' roles, working with Ryan Murphy

It takes the winning combination of gay producer Ryan Murphy and lesbian actress Sarah Paulson to bring the fictional story of Ratched to life in unexpected ways. The new drama series on Netflix already has a ...


 
Red-Stars-lose-opening-Fall-Series-match

  Red Stars lose opening Fall Series match

The Chicago Red Stars fell to the Washington Spirit 2-1 in their NWSL Fall Series opening match. Chicago's lone goal came from Sarah Luebbert, who would score her first professional goal. The former University of Missouri ...


 
Series-to-celebrate-Mexican-artist-Frida-Kahlo-

  Series to celebrate Mexican artist Frida Kahlo

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will host a monthly series of events celebrating iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kicking off the series, ...


 
Red-Stars-to-play-on-CBS-and-CBS-All-Access-Sept-26

  Red Stars to play on CBS and CBS All-Access Sept. 26

The National Women's Soccer League released the remaining games of the 2020 NWSL Fall Series. The Chicago Red Stars will host the Washington Spirit on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 12 p.m. CT live on CBS and ...


 
PASSAGES-Sandy-Potoglou

  PASSAGES Sandy Potoglou

Sandy Potoglou (Stathoula Dimitria Potoglou), aka "Holly," left this world Aug. 27. She was 54. An obituary sent to Windy City Times stated the cause of death as The Republican National Convention. Sandy (who was born ...


 
Quigley-becomes-Skys-all-time-leading-scorer-team-has-donated-17K

  Quigley becomes Sky's all-time leading scorer, team has donated $17K

During the Chicago Sky's Sept. 2 game against the Minnesota Lynx in Bradenton, Florida, Allie Quigley surpassed Sylvia Fowles for first on the Sky's all-time scoring list. She also reached 3,000 career points in the fourth ...


 
Groups-file-amicus-brief-for-non-discrimination-protections-in-Child-Welfare-Services

  Groups file amicus brief for non-discrimination protections in Child Welfare Services

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. ...


 
Artemis-Singers-virtual-panel-Sept-26-

  Artemis Singers virtual panel Sept. 26

Artemis Singers will celebrate 40 years as Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus with a free virtual discussion and Q&A, 3:30-5 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 26. Gerber/Hart Library & Archives is hosting this online event. Artemis Singers, a ...


 
HRC-removes-tweet-praising-Lightfoot

  HRC removes tweet praising Lightfoot

HRC removed a Twitter posting on Aug. 18 praising lesbian mayor Lori Lightfoot after her participation in programming connected to the 2020 Democratic convention. HRC officials apologized for the initial post and acknowledged pushback they received ...


 
World-Rugbys-proposed-ban-on-transgender-women-sparks-outcry

  World Rugby's proposed ban on transgender women sparks outcry

Citing recent research, a 38-page World Rugby transgender working group draft document is proposing a ban on transgender women from playing women's rugby. An anonymous leaked the draft document to The Guardian. Windy City Times was ...


 
Coalition-of-state-lawmakers-proposes-sweeping-ethics-reforms

  Coalition of state lawmakers proposes sweeping ethics reforms

In the wake of the numerous, ongoing federal investigations involving bribery, influence peddling and insider-trading impacting state government officials and lobbyists, a broad coalition of lawmakers gathered Aug. 13 to ...


 
Longtime-lesbian-activist-named-to-be-chief-of-staff-for-Kamala-Harris

  Longtime lesbian activist named to be chief of staff for Kamala Harris

Longtime organizer Karine Jean-Pierre has been named chief of staff for Democratic presumptive vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California). Earlier this year, she began serving as a senior ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Sarah-Paulson-The-B-52s-NBA-player-Issa-Rae-Ryan-Reynolds

  SHOWBIZ Sarah Paulson, The B-52s, NBA player, Issa Rae, Ryan Reynolds

Actress Sarah Paulson will be involved on Ryan Murphy's new spinoff series American Horror Stories—but not necessarily on-screen, Deadline noted. "What can I say?," said the Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress at a TCA Netflix ...


 
Virtual-OPALGA-scholarship-gala-slated-for-Oct-24

  Virtual OPALGA+ scholarship gala slated for Oct. 24

OPALGA+/Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association will hold a virtual scholarship gala Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. The event will feature video clips from the organization's scholarship winners, the Founder's Award celebration and opportunities ...


 
Local-lesbian-couple-celebrate-50-years-together

  Local lesbian couple celebrate 50 years together

When Alice Cozad and Linda Young met each other as freshmen at the University of Iowa they knew almost instantly that they would be together as a couple for the rest of their lives. "The electricity ...


 
BOOKS-Yvonne-Zipter-Looking-at-Chicagoans-life-poetry-collection

  BOOKS Yvonne Zipter: Looking at Chicagoan's life, poetry collection

Writer Yvonne Zipter nurtures nature and other ideas in her new book of poetry Kissing the Long Face of the Greyhound. Zipter grew up in Milwaukee and lived there until she was 24. She earned a ...


 
Sky-end-Mystics-undefeated-season

  Sky end Mystics' undefeated season

On Aug. 1, the Chicago Sky ended the Washington Mystics' status as the WNBA's lone undefeated team by stopping them 88-86. Among other achievements, the Sky shot 48 percent from the three-point line, and Chicago's bench ...


 
Teen-LGBTQ-activist-aims-to-inspire-with-Be-You-Tiful-Initiative

  Teen LGBTQ+ activist aims to inspire with Be You Tiful Initiative

Allison Frank is a 16-year-old lesbian activist from Lincolnshire's Stevenson High School who found her passion for activism and began the Be You Tiful Initiative. It all started when Frank was feeling overwhelmed in a makeup ...


 
Chicago-Sky-players-to-donate-10-to-social-justice-for-every-point-scored-

  Chicago Sky players to donate $10 to social justice for every point scored

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The Chicago Sky players will donate $10 for every point team scored, $100 for every win, and $50 for any loss throughout the 2020 WNBA season under a newly-unveiled social justice initiative called #SkyTakesAction, ...


 
DeGeneres-show-being-investigated-over-racism-other-claims-UPDATE

  DeGeneres' show being investigated over racism, other claims (UPDATE)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is reportedly being investigated following multiple allegations of its "toxic work environment," Yahoo! reported. Staff members recently spoke out anonymously to Buzzfeed about their alleged experiences ...


 
HBO-to-air-Seeing-America-with-Megan-Rapinoe-Aug-1-

  HBO to air 'Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe' Aug. 1

HBO Sports will air Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe—a conversation hosted by out women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe—on Saturday, Aug. 1, 9-9:30 p.m. CT, exclusively on HBO. Rapinoe will lead a conversation with U.S. Rep. Alexandria ...


 
Chicago-Sky-come-back-to-down-Vegas-

  Chicago Sky come back to down Vegas

On July 26, the Chicago Sky (1-0) staged a comeback to defeat the Las Vegas Aces (0-1) 88-86 in their joint WNBA opener. Chicago closed out the game on an 11-0 run, proving as the final ...


 
Red-Stars-stopped-in-championship-match-

  Red Stars stopped in championship match

The Chicago Red Stars fell to the Houston Dash 2-0 in the NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) Challenge Cup Championship on July 26. The Red Stars played 27 players throughout the NWSL Challenge Cup—the most out ...


 
NUNN-ON-ONE-TV-Ashley-Romans-bites-into-juicy-role-on-AMC-series-NOS4A2

  NUNN ON ONE TV: Ashley Romans bites into juicy role on AMC series 'NOS4A2'

Based on Joe Hill's novel of the same name, the AMC series NOS4A2 spins a vampire's tale in unexpected directions. Out actor Zachary Quinto is the ominous Charlie Manx, who battles the gifted Vic McQueen, played ...


 
VIEWPOINTS-In-support-of-the-fair-tax

  VIEWPOINTS In support of the fair tax

Passage of the fair tax will improve the lives of the state's LGBTQ community. As CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer Illinoisans, I can attest that ...


 
Jabari-Brisport-to-be-first-LGBTQ-person-of-color-elected-to-the-New-York-State-Legislature-

  Jabari Brisport to be first LGBTQ person of color elected to the New York State Legislature

--From a LGBTQ Victory Fund press release

Washington, DC — Exactly one month after the New York primary election, enough ballots have been counted to declare LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Jabari Brisport the winner of the Democratic primary for New York's 25th ...


 
Red-Stars-reach-championship-

  Red Stars reach championship

Bianca St. Georges, Rachel Hill and Savannah McCaskill score as the Chicago Red Stars advance to the NWSL Challenge Cup Final with a 3-2 victory over Sky Blue FC in the NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) ...


 
Women-Take-the-Stage-concert-event-Aug-26

  'Women Take the Stage' concert event Aug. 26

On Wed., Aug. 26, at 8 p.m. CT, top musicians, activists and feminist icons will gather for "Women Take the Stage"—a free virtual concert and rally to increase votes by and for women before the November ...


 
Affinity-ED-steps-down-shortly-after-being-named

  Affinity ED steps down shortly after being named

Effective July 9, Affinity Executive Director McKensie Mack is no longer with the organization, a press release stated. In June, Mack was named as the new leader of Affinity, a social-justice organization serving the needs of ...


 
Report-show-LGBTQ-elected-officials-nationwide-increased-by-21-percent-in-past-year

  Report show LGBTQ elected officials nationwide increased by 21 percent in past year

--From a press release

Washington, DC — There are 843 known* openly LGBTQ elected officials in the United States — a 21 percent increase in the past year — according to LGBTQ Victory Institute's Out for America 2020 digital report, ...


 
Welbon-invited-to-join-Motion-Picture-Academy-

  Welbon invited to join Motion Picture Academy

Local Black lesbian filmmaker Yvonne Welbon was among the 819 artists and executives invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 2020 class is 45 percent women, 36 percent underrepresented ethnic/racial communities ...


 
Bisexual-actress-cast-as-new-lead-in-Batwoman

  Bisexual actress cast as new lead in 'Batwoman'

God Friended Me co-star Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman, succeeding Ruby Rose, who exited the role after the end of season one, Deadline reported. Leslie, confirmed to play a new lesbian character ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Paris-Jackson-GALECA-nods-Halle-Berry-Jennifer-Holliday

  SHOWBIZ Paris Jackson, GALECA nods, Halle Berry, Jennifer Holliday

More than 274,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to prevent the distribution of the indie film Habit, which critics say is "Christianophobic garbage," USA Today noted. "A new blasphemous Hollywood film is predicted to come ...


 
WORLD-African-countrys-pro-LGBT-move-Pride-marches-lesbian-singer

  WORLD African country's pro-LGBT move, Pride marches, lesbian singer

In a landmark decision on July 6, the Senate of Gabon voted to decriminalize same-sex relations with 59 votes in favor, 17 against and four abstentions, Outright International noted. The move to decriminalize was supported by ...


 
Chicago-Sky-hosts-Unapologetically-You-Pride-virtual-panel

  Chicago Sky hosts 'Unapologetically You' Pride virtual panel

In honor of Pride month, the Chicago Sky held a virtual panel "Being Unapologetically You" June 23 focused on success stories from three local LGBTQ leaders. E3 Radio Founder and CEO Anna DeShawn moderated the eent. ...


 
Advocates-celebrate-LGBTQ-Inclusive-Curriculum-Law-in-effect-July-1

  Advocates celebrate LGBTQ Inclusive Curriculum Law, in effect July 1

Students in Illinois public schools will learn about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people in state and national history because of the Inclusive Curriculum Law, which takes effect on July 1, 2020 for ...


 
NATIONAL-Athlete-ex-servicemember-dies-Stonewall-Inn-Pride-attendees-arrested-

  NATIONAL Athlete/ex-servicemember dies, Stonewall Inn, Pride attendees arrested

Angela Madsen—a member of the LGBTQ community whose remarkable life included a spell in the Marines, several medals (including a bronze in the shot put at the 2012 Paralympics in London) and record-setting rowing journeys—died at ...


 
NCLR-celebrates-five-year-anniversary-of-Supreme-Court-ruling-on-marriage-equality-

  NCLR celebrates five-year anniversary of Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) today joins with millions of LGBTQ people and allies in celebrating the five-year anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling establishing marriage equality in all ...


 
Illinois-LGBTQ-cabinet-members-discuss-equality-coronavirus

  Illinois' LGBTQ cabinet members discuss equality, coronavirus

Among those conte=nding with coronavirus preparedness, not to mention the effects from the resulting shutdowns, were numerous state government officials. They were tasked with keeping the machinery of government operating ...


 
she-crew-leaders-reflect-on-feats-end-of-organization

  she crew leaders reflect on feats, end of organization

Six years after its founding, {she crew} has announced that the organization will be ending later this year. Co-founders Meredith Montgomery and Jess London-Shields told Windy City Times that they agreed at the beginning of 2020 ...


 
LGBTQ-artists-installation-being-moved-to-Chicago

  LGBTQ artists' installation being moved to Chicago

For the closing ceremony of last summer's World Pride in New York City, a work of art celebrating the LGBTQ community was wrapped around Times Square's main stage. For five days, this work took up an ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-youth-guide-march-items-Dallas-Pride-flag-Key-West

  NATIONAL Trans youth guide, march items, Dallas Pride flag, Key West

The Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic (HLAC) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) published a first-of-its-kind legal resource guide for transgender youth in the United States, a press release ...


 
81000-Dreamers-identify-as-LGBT-39000-of-them-have-participated-in-DACA

  81,000 'Dreamers' identify as LGBT, 39,000 of them have participated in DACA

There are an estimated 81,000 LGBT Dreamers in the U.S., including 39,000 who have participated in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), according to an updated report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. ...


 





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