WINDY CITY TIMES
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|WORLD Church leaders, Amnesty International, students|
Pope Francis included a U.S. archbishop who has made several strong, positive statements about LGBTQ people in the group of 13 church leaders named cardinals; there are also a bishop from the island nation of Malta ...
|BOOKS Former Warner Brothers head Alan Shayne reflects on a pivotal summer|
Many things happened in 1941Pearl Harbor was attacked, the Wonder Woman comic began publication and Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in for his third term as U.S. president. It was also a pivotal year for Alan ...
|Booksellers launch "Boxed Out" campaign, a look at consumer choices|
--From a press release - (New York, New York) 20% of independent bookstores across the country are in danger of closing. Today, theAmerican Booksellers Association launched the "Boxed Out" campaign to draw attention to the high stakes indie bookstores face this ...
|BOOK REVIEW Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son|
By Richie Jackson $24.99; Harper; 163 pages Like father, like son. When you were small, people said you looked just like your dad. As you grew up, they said you had his sense of humor or his temper, you laughed alike, ...
|Inclusive curriculum tools offered to schools during LGBTQ History Month |
--From a press release - October is LGBTQ History Month, and a coalition of LGBTQ organizations are celebrating by making tools available to school administrators, educators, youth, and families to help implement the state's new Inclusive Curriculum Law. The Illinois Inclusiv ...
|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: QAnon's 'SaveOurChildren' slogan has long anti-LGBT history |
by Christiana Lilly - Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently shared devastating news with her social media followers: she and her husband, singer John Legend, had lost their child halfway through her pregnancy. She shared heartbreaking black-and-white photos of ...
|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 ...
|Legacy Walk inducts singers Mercury and Sylvester|
Musicians Freddie Mercury and Sylvester became the latest inductees onto the Legacy Walk, the Northalsted landmark functioning as an open-air museum paying tribute to notable members of the LGBTQ community. Thanks to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, ...
|BOOKS Max Fox takes on late friend's work, 'Sexual Hegemony'|
The late Christopher Chitty started a dissertation titled "Sexual Hegemony: Statecraft, Sodomy, and Capital in the Rise of the World System" while he was a PhD candidate. Writer, editor and friend Max Fox took on Chitty's ...
|History initiative pairs NYC and LA LGBTQ groups|
--From a press release - Organizations from two cities rich in LGBT history, New York City and Los Angeles, are teaming up for the annual social media event #MuseumInstaSwap. Tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 6), the NYC LGBT ...
|LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: United States Naval Academy evolves with LGBTQ acceptance|
By Jeremy Rodriguez - Before graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1985, Paula Neira had difficulties accepting she was trans. "I was fighting this internal battle, but asking for help would've gotten me kicked out," Neira said. ...
|LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: Nizah Morris case a seventeen-year saga for transparency |
This month marks the 65th birthday of Nizah Morris. It's difficult to believe that Nizah would be a senior citizen if she were alive today. She was born on Oct. 19, 1955. So much has changed since her tragic death in ...
|LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH My Notorious RBG moment|
In the 1990s, the U.S. Senate was attempting in every possible way to censor this new thing called the internet. The senators soon came up with an idea to stop information that might be objectionable to ...
|Author/academic John D'Emilio on new book, future endeavors|
Queer Legacies: Stories from Chicago's LGBTQ Archives is a new book by Gerber/Hart Library and Archives President and University of Illinois at Chicago History and Women's and Gender Studies Professor Emeritus John ...