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Sunday, Feb 23
Howard Brown Health X Queer Care Day: Thriving While Black Free tickets and open to the public on a first-come-first-served basis with prioritization of queer, feminine-spectrum and trans that self-identify as black  11:00am - 4:00pm  
Reunion Chicago, 2557 W. North Ave
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Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association Meeting OPALGA meets the fourth Sunday of each month  3:00pm - 5:00pm  
First United Church of Oak Park
848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301
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Becoming A Man: Book Signing with P. Carl Celebrate the publication of the striking memoir of P. Carl's journey to become the man he always knew himself to be.  4:00pm - 5:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Monday, Feb 24
Illinois 12th District Candidate Forum Learn more about thebackgrounds, reasons for running and plans for the 12th District of the candidates vying to fill the seat recently vacated by Sara Feigenholtz. Moderated by Sally Schulze of Fox32 News. Take survey online  6:30pm - 8:30pm  
Amita St. Joseph Hospital, 2900 North Lake Shore Dr., Boikan Conference Center Chicago
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Tuesday, Feb 25
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   10:00am - 12:00am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Network After Work An evening out with other local business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and career-minded professionals   6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Offshore Rooftop & Bar, 1000 E. Grand , Chicago
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Wednesday, Feb 26
Book launch, Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that the Movement Forgot Mikki Kendall in conversation with Jamie Nesbitt Golden. Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs--food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage and medical care--as a feminist issue.   7:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Thursday, Feb 27
LAGBAC President and Board Installation Reception Judge Mary Catherine Marubio, President of the Alliance of Illinois Judges Association, featured speaker. LAGBAC created a new executive Board Position of "Historian" which will be filled by Giuliana Martinez. . RSVP online  5:30pm - 7:30pm  
Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck LLP, 3rd Floor Lounge, 200 N. LaSalle St
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Interactive Workshop, Re-envisioning Masculinity Ada Cheng, producer and host of the popular storytelling show Am I Man Enough? will host this workshop, weaving together storytelling and dialogue to examine toxic masculinity. Guests Delia Kropp and Carlos Benitez.  7:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Friday, Feb 28
Dex & Abby Dex and Abby are two dogs whose owners, Corey and Sean, have taken their relationship to the next level by moving in together. We see the ups and downs of their relationship through the eyes of their beloved pets. Through March 29  1:00pm  
Pride Films and Plays, 4139 N Broadway
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Author Conversation, Remaking a Life What is the legacy and ongoing work of women in the HIV/AIDS movement? Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Victoria Noe & Jennifer Brier  7:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Drag Them to the Polls! Voter-education effort to get out the LGBTQ+ vote in the Chicago area by celebrating the city's history of drag art and activism, drag performances, a meet-and-greet with openly LGBTQ+ candidates and showing of the season premiere of Rupaul's Drag Race  7:00pm - 9:30pm  
Mary's Attic
5400 N Clark
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Tickled Pink 15th annual celebration Bites, music, silent auction and wristband entry to the official Tickled Pink after party at Tao. Non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. $115-$135  8:00pm - 1:00am  
Rockwell on the River, 3057 N Rockwell St
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Lipstick & Lyrics Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present a live-singing drag show with 17 drag performers and 12 dancers featuring all things TV. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm  
The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W Belmont Ave.
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Saturday, Feb 29
Clandestina:Videotopia! Hosted by Clandestina, curating your video experience. Going back to the 80's, 90's, and today's hottest videos. Complimentary empanadas 6 to 7 p.m. $9 - $15. Request favorite video by making a $10 donation to The Puerto Rican Agenda Chicago.  5:00pm - 9:00pm  
Sidetrack
3349 N Halsted St
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The Masquerade; Or, Love Is Queer to Stay The Laughing Stock Theatre presents a queer spin on classical tropes. All shows are pay-what-you-can  8:00pm  
Crowd Theater, 3935 N. Broadway
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Lipstick & Lyrics Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present a live-singing drag show with 17 drag performers and 12 dancers featuring all things TV. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm  
The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W Belmont Ave.
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Tuesday, Mar 3
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   10:00am - 12:00am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack. Doors to MainBar open at 6 p.m.  7:00pm  
Sidetrack
3349 N Halsted St
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Wednesday, Mar 4
CGHA participating in Blackhawks Pride Night CGHA athletes and select individuals will be playing in a friendly game. Meet a player, have a locker-room tour, grab some Hawks Pride swag.   7:45pm - 9:00pm  
United Center
1901 W Madison Ave
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Baton Show Lounge 5lst Anniversary Longest running show in Chicago, rated by many as the Top in the Nation Revue, new show through March 8. Three shows a night. Reservations.   10:30pm  
Baton Show Lounge
4713 N. Broadway
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Thursday, Mar 5
CGHA attend Blackhawks game CGHA watching the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Edmonton Oilers  7:30pm  
United Center
1901 W Madison Ave




Friday, Mar 6
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg A vibrant, comprehensive exploration of Justice Ginsburg's life and her numerous, often-simultaneous roles as a student, wife, mother, lawyer, judge, women's rights pioneer, and Internet phenomenon. Through Aug. 16, 2020   10:00am - 4:00pm  
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL 60077
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Int'l Women's Day Dance $60 through 5pm on March 5; $75 at the door. By the LGBT Giving Council, Chicago Foundation for Women. 21+  6:00pm - 10:00pm  
Beauty Bar Chicago
1444 W. Chicago Ave.
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African American Women and the Vote: A Centennial Review Program: Kathleen Thompson ("Always There: Black Women and Suffrage, An Illustrated History); Michelle Duster (Black Suffragists: Representation in Public Spaces) and showing of An Illustrated Review; "A Monument for Ida B", Documentary Film in the Making About the Ida B. Wells Monument being made by Laurie Little and Rana Segal. Co-sponsors Chicago Women's History Center, Chicago Public Library Women's History Month, African American History Month Committees. Free  6:30pm  
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium Harold Washington Library
400 S State St, Plymouth Court entrance


Musician Meshell Ndegeocello, Staceyann Chin Musician Meshell Ndegeocello (neo-soul movement) and Staceyann Chin (spoken-word artist, LBGTQ activist, author) in an evening of conversation and experimentation.  7:00pm - 8:30pm  
Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
220 East Chicago Ave
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Bug Lonely waitress begins love affair with a young drifter. And then they see the first bugs. Tracy Letts's mind-bending cult classic-a luridly funny tale of love, paranoia and government conspiracy  7:30pm  
Steppenwolf
1650 N Halsted
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Saturday, Mar 7
Personal PAC'S 30th Anniversary Celebration Personal PAC has led the fight for reproductive rights in Illinois., a night of celebration and humor.  7:00pm - 10:00pm  
688 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 101
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Chicago Sinfonietta Sight + Sound Under-represented composers, Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation's most diverse orchestra, presents a sonic art exhibition, an introspective journey through the world of visual art by way of music. Tickets $10 to $62 online  8:00pm  
Wentz Concert Hall
171 E. Chicago Ave Naperville, IL 6040
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The Big Queer Variety Show and Fundraiser for Elgin's Pride Parade Ms. Moana Lotte hosts music, celebrity impersonations, ribbon dancing, mind reading, mentalism and comedy. $20. 21+ Other events in support of the summer Pride Parade and Fest will be announced.  8:00pm  
Martini Room, 161 E. Chicago St., Elgin
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Queer Comedy w/ Elise Fernandez: Women & Femmes Edition Fabulously funny performances from drag to standup of some of Chicago's best emerging comics.  8:00pm  
Reunion Chicago, 2557 W. North Ave
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Sunday, Mar 8
Drag Brunch at Hotel Zachary Brunch buffet and mimosas, and special performances by Chicago's top drag queens. $45. First seating 12:30-2:30.   3:30pm - 5:30pm  

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Drag Brunch at Hotel Zachary Brunch buffet and mimosas, and special performances by Chicago's top drag queens. $45. First seating 12:30-2:30.   3:30pm - 5:30pm  
Hotel Aachary
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International Women's Day Edgewater Crawl Come out and celebrate women-owned and/or operated businesses and organizations in Edgewater on International Women's Day with food tastings, drink samples and live pop up activations along the crawl's route, tour women-owned businesses, chat with inspiring small business owners,   11:00pm - 2:00pm  
Broadway and Granville
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Monday, Mar 9
Chicago Sinfonietta Sight + Sound Under-represented composers, Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation's most diverse orchestra, presents a sonic art exhibition, an introspective journey through the world of visual art by way of music. Tickets $10 to $62 online  7:30pm  
Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave
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Tuesday, Mar 10
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm  
The Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 N Southport Ave
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Friday, Mar 13
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm  
The Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 N Southport Ave
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Saturday, Mar 14
5th annual Mr. Leather64Ten Through March 15, 2020, Leather64Ten and The Jackhammer Complex will once again host a weekend of events to promote our search for the next Mr. Leather64Ten to compete at IML 2020. See site for events all weekend  9:00am - 11:30pm  
Leather Archives & Museum
6418 N Greenview Ave
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LGBTQ Family Playdates Calling all LGBTQ families! Bring your children (1 - 8 years of age) for a fun, engaging Saturday morning play date. Meet, network, socialize, and enjoy time together in a safe, fun environment. Second Saturdays of the month. Questions to jholliman@centeronhalsted.org   9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Crafternoon with Mikey Anderson: WNDR Museum Pride 2020 Project ive sessions on a series of craft-based art pieces like embroideries and fabric collages to celebrate Pride 2020 with the WNDR Museum. Free and open to those 55+. Questions to toddwilliiams@centeronhalsted.org  1:00pm - 2:30pm    773472-6469 Ext 426
Center on Addison Teaching Kitchen
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Mr. Leatherman 2020 Main cotest March 14. Events March 12-15  8:00pm  
Jackhammer
6406 N Clark St


Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm  
The Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 N Southport Ave
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Sunday, Mar 15
Butches Who Cook The Facebook group LezInColor is hosting its first cooking competition, 10 (masculine-centered women) of color are competing, fashion show, music by DJ Da Wrek, entertainment, informational tables and vendors. $10  1:00pm - 6:00pm  
Grand Ballroom, 6351 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
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LBGTQ Country Dance Fun evening of line dancing and two stepping to some great country music. Meet members of the Second City Outlaws and The Illinois Gay Rodeo Association. Every third Sunday of the month. Free  4:00pm - 8:00pm  
The Call (Chicago)
1547 W Bryn Mawr
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Monday, Mar 16
Gay But Not To Fabulous Zach Zimmerman, charting his story from straight, Southern Baptist, conservative to a gay, vegetarian, atheist (with Trump train parents). 6:30 p.m. doors  7:00pm  
The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
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Wednesday, Mar 18
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   1:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Chicago Foundation for Women's Impact Awards The Impact Awards celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region. Imani Rupert-Gordon of Affinity and new ED of National Center for Lesbian Rights, among the honorees. Reception to follow award ceremony with exclusive access to the exhibits.   6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark
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Friday, Mar 20
Rainbow 🏳️‍🌈 Cafe Presents "Howl" In his famously confessional style Ginsberg, a poet, a counter-cultural icon, and a chronicler of the Beat Generation, recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to HOWL  6:30pm - 10:30pm  
Rainbow Cafe, Unitarian Universalist Community Church 70 Sycamore Drive Park Forest
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Chicago Danztheatre's The Queer Landscape Live performance, art, and poetry centered around the intricacies, awareness, and oppression of LGBTQ+ identity.   6:30pm  
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
1650 W Foster
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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm  
The Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 N Southport Ave
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Saturday, Mar 21
Chicago Danztheatre's The Queer Landscape Live performance, art, and poetry centered around the intricacies, awareness, and oppression of LGBTQ+ identity.   6:30pm  
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
1650 W Foster
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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm  
The Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 N Southport Ave
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Sunday, Mar 22
Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association Meeting OPALGA meets the fourth Sunday of each month  3:00pm - 5:00pm  
First United Church of Oak Park
848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301
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