Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2020-01-22
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Caitlyn Jenner to headline Nov. 12 Chicago House luncheon
by Matt Simonette
2015-08-24

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


Chicago House and Social Services Center announced, on Aug. 24, that Caitlyn Jenner will give the keynote address at Chicago House's 2015 Speaker Series luncheon Nov. 12. Windy City Times reported the news two weeks ago, but the agency confirmed details Aug. 24.

Jenner, a former Olympian and a winner of the 2015 Arthur Ashe Courage Award, made headlines earlier this year when she revealed details of her gender transition, first in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer, then in an extensive Vanity Fair interview. She has also been the focus of a reality TV program, I Am Cait.

According to a statement, this year's luncheon "will be especially effective at highlighting the marginalization and suffering disproportionately experienced by transgender individuals. Offending the values of fairness and equity, transgender men and women face enormous intertwining barriers to stability due to discrimination, societal and family rejection, and pervasive hostility."

Chicago House CEO Rev. Stan Sloan noted, "Together, we stand at crossroads of progress in HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ civil equality, but that progress is not being felt by those who are homeless and low income in those communities. With the help of its supporters, Chicago House looks forward to the continued celebration of the lives of individuals and families that it serves with dignity and respect."

Previous speakers in the Chicago House series have included former President Bill Clinton, designer Kenneth Cole, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, actress Laverne Cox and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

The luncheon takes place Nov. 12 at Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. For more information, contact Tyler Lewis at 773-248-5200, ext. 304, or visit www.chicagohouse.org .


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Boston IVF announces Landmark Transgender Male Fertility Research Study 2020-01-07 - WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boston IVF, a worldwide leader in fertility care and a pioneer in LGBTQ+ family building, today ...


Gay News

Judge orders IDOC transgender healthcare overhaul 2019-12-23 - A federal judge ordered Dec. 19 that the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) fix practices by which a "transgender committee"—composed of individuals with ...


Gay News

Chicagoans mark Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019-11-26 - Members of Chicago's transgender community, as well as their allies, gathered at West Point Missionary Baptist Church on the city's South Side the ...


Gay News

Epidemic: Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019-11-20 - Today, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, we mourn. In the United States alone, 22 known transgender and gender non-conforming individuals — almost ...


Gay News

ELECTIONS 2020 Kina Collins fundraiser highlights Transgender Awareness Week 2019-11-16 - Nov, 14, LGBTQ leaders and allies joined Kina Collins at the "LGBTQ+ All in for Kina!" party held at Cantina Laredo in downtown ...


Gay News

National Center for Transgender Equality dissolving staff 2019-11-14 - The National Center for Transgender Equality ( NCTE ) started 2019 with 23 staffers—but will close the month with just seven, NewNowNext.com reported. ...


Gay News

Groups ask Pritzker, IDOC to save life of transgender prisoner 2019-11-05 - A coalition of advocacy organizations sent a letter urging Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker to step in and help save the life of Janiah ...


Gay News

152,000 transgender adults are enrolled in Medicaid 2019-10-29 - More than half lack guaranteed access to coverage for gender-affirming care under state law. An estimated 152,000 transgender adults are enrolled in Medicaid ...


Gay News

District 211 to deliberate on crafting transgender locker room policy 2019-09-20 - Officials from Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 said Sept. 19 that they'll need more time to determine logistics of a policy that would ...


Gay News

District 211 considers transgender locker room proposal 2019-09-12 - The Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board of education is considering allowing transgender students to use the locker rooms of the gender with ...


 



Copyright © 2020 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.