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Report: Bathroom bills further criminalize trans lives - - Washington, D.C. — Bathroom laws targeting transgender people contribute to a pattern of criminalizing individuals solely based on their gender ...
Illinois state GOP: Marriage is still one-man, one-woman - After a contentious debate, the Illinois State Republican Party voted May 20 at its convention in Peoria to retain a ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Demi Lovato Wears Support For Trans Community During Billboard Awards - LAS VEGAS, MAY 22, 2016 — Multi platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato wore her support for the transgender community during ...
23 civil-rights groups back Title IX moves trans students - From a press release - See details below on a letter sent from 23 civil-rights groups backing Title IX interpretations to cover transgender people. The ...
GOP strips U.S. defense bill of LGBT protections - LGBT-rights activists and organizations decried the May 18 passage of a new National Defense Authorization Act ( NDAA ) containing ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Ald. Moreno unveils plans for LGBT-friendly affordable housing project - Logan Square residents, politicians and other stakeholders gathered May 21 at Congress Pizzeria, 2033 N. Milwaukee Ave., to learn about ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Austin Baidas named to Obama Administration post - Austin Baidas, a Chicago consultant who held multiple key posts in former Gov. Pat Quinn's election campaign and administration, has ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Alderman proposes LGBTQ-friendly Logan Square development - Ald. Proco Joe Moreno ( 1st Ward ) announced, on May 19, an historic affordable, transit-oriented development proposal for the ...

News
Alderman proposes LGBTQ-friendly Logan Square development - Ald. Proco Joe Moreno ( 1st Ward ) announced, on May 19, an historic affordable, transit-oriented development proposal for the ...
World news: Gay South Africans, Nigerian arrests, gay-panic defense - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In honor of International Day Against Homophobia, Zalebs.com listed five openly gay South African celebrities. They include TV figure/choreographer Somizi, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Leather Archives & Museum turns 25 - Formed in 1991 by Chuck Renslow and Tony DeBlase and incorporated by the state of Illinois the same year, the ...
Author: Owen Keehnen
Gay veterans to be represented in four days of Memorial Day activities - The Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights ( AVER ) will support events throughout the Memorial Day weekend. ...
Trans United Fund issues questionnaires to prez candidates - From a press release - Trans United Fund ( TUF ), a national political voice for trans people in the U.S., today announced an update ...
Northwestern hosts Black Feminist Futures Symposium - Questions surrounding Black feminist futurity within the academy framed the conversation had at the Black Feminist Futures Symposium at Northwestern ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
LETTERS Title IX, David Boyer - Supporting Title IX Dear Secretary King and Attorney General Lynch: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human ...
Speakers discuss being 'Out, Proud and Muslim' - The Center on Halsted's Chat series continued May 19 with "Out, Proud and Muslim," a conversation with filmmaker and comedian ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Austin Baidas named to Obama Administration post - Austin Baidas, a Chicago consultant who held multiple key posts in former Gov. Pat Quinn's election campaign and administration, has ...
Author: Matt Simonette
ACLU: Chelsea Manning Prosecution Was Unconstitutional - From a press release - FORT BELVOIR, Va. — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a brief supporting the appeal of Chelsea Manning's conviction ...
UN blocks orgs that rep trans people from AIDS meeting - From a press release - New York, New York - GMHC released the following statement after a shocking story in The New York Times this ...
Ald. Moreno unveils plans for LGBT-friendly affordable housing project - Logan Square residents, politicians and other stakeholders gathered May 21 at Congress Pizzeria, 2033 N. Milwaukee Ave., to learn about ...
Author: Matt Simonette
GOP strips U.S. defense bill of LGBT protections - LGBT-rights activists and organizations decried the May 18 passage of a new National Defense Authorization Act ( NDAA ) containing ...
Author: Matt Simonette
23 civil-rights groups back Title IX moves trans students - From a press release - See details below on a letter sent from 23 civil-rights groups backing Title IX interpretations to cover transgender people. The ...
Illinois state GOP: Marriage is still one-man, one-woman - After a contentious debate, the Illinois State Republican Party voted May 20 at its convention in Peoria to retain a ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Pro-LGBT groups hold 'Pride Prom' - On May 21, The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ), in collaboration with The Legacy Project, presented "Pride Prom: A ...
11th annual Queer Prom takes place in Pilsen - The Queer Prom ( which took place at the National Museum of Mexican Art on May 20 ) was created ...
Report: Bathroom bills further criminalize trans lives - From a press release - Washington, D.C. — Bathroom laws targeting transgender people contribute to a pattern of criminalizing individuals solely based on their gender ...
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL My child just came out to me. Now what? - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Q: My daughter recently came out as lesbian and, while I was shocked at first, I want to be there ...
Author: Currey Cook, Lambda Legal
National roundup: La Raza move, Amtrak ruling, Olson authoring brief - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - NCLR ( National Council of La Raza ) announced that it has moved its 2016 Northeast/Southeast Affiliate Leadership Convening scheduled ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
A Church 4 Me's cabaret benefit May 28 - A Church 4 Me MCC is hosting "Harmony ... A Cabaret" Saturday, May 28, 7-10 p.m., at @mosphere, 5355 N. ...
VIEWS North Carolina governor's ignorance of trans identity - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has doubled down on his support for H.B. 2, the discriminatory bill requiring public school ...
Author: Elton John
Alice Rapoport Center opens - On May 18, the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement opened at Goodman Theatre above Petterino's restaurant at 170 ...
Psychology grad conducts research on gay men's body image - Psychology is a relatively new career for Dan Flave-Novak. The recent Roosevelt University doctoral graduate had been involved in politics ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Experts discuss online hookups at 'Out at CHM' - For the final entry in Chicago History Museum's 2015-2016 "Out at CHM" discussion series, researchers and others gathered to discuss ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Event to look at NY LGBTQ youth and survival sex - The Cook County Human Trafficking Task Force will host an event about the study "Surviving the Streets of New York: ...
Upcoming: 15th 'OUT of the Office' on June 1 - The 15th Annual "OUT of the Office" after-work party to kick off LGBTQ Pride Month in Chicago is set for ...
Workshop discusses LGBTQ acceptance in Asian families - As part of its continuing initiative this month on behalf of LGBTQ families of Asian and Pacific Islanders, the National ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Events to mark 20th anniv. of Dyke March - To celebrate Chicago Dyke March's 20th anniversary, organizers are planning smaller community-building events in all the neighborhoods that have hosted ...
Group launches LGBTQ ads targeting Asian/Pacific Islander families - The National Queer Asian and Pacific Islander Alliance ( NQAPIA ) announced the launch of a new television ad campaign ...
Author: Liz Baudler
United Latinx Pride June 2-8 - United Latinx Pride will take place June 2-8 in Chicago. There will be free events for everyone to celebrate queer ...
Report: Southern MSM most at risk for HIV - Emory University researchers unveiled a map documenting HIV rates for gay and bisexual men, revealing those individuals are most at ...

Entertainment
SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Summery theater treats in the city - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "Summer theater" usually suggests Shakespeare-under-the-stars, song-and-dance spectacles in a barn or retro-cabaret on the patio. The city offers some of ...
Carol Burnett reflects at The Chicago Theatre - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Entertainer Carol Burnett packed up her movie projector with scenes from her historic Carol Burnett Show that kept her on ...
Entertainment news: 'Looking' movie, Maroon 5, 'Grey's Anatomy,' Whoopi - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - HBO has confirmed the debut date for Looking: The Movie, with the feature-length presentation scheduled to debut Saturday, July 23 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Knight at the Movies: 'Take Me to the River,' horror hags and sequel summer - Back to Nebraska The absolute last thing that Ryder ( Logan Miller ), a sullen teenager from California with a ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Summer movie preview - A bounty of sequels, prequels, franchises, tent-poles, and still more sequels can only mean that the summer movie season is ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
SUMMER MUSIC Tegan and Sara show us the 'Love' - Are Canadian synthpop wonders Tegan and Sara trying to tell us something with their catchy new single, "Boyfriend?" Has one ...
Author: Lawrence Ferber
SUMMER DANCE SPECIAL Theater in the great outdoors - When warm weather arrives we remind readers about theater in the Great Outdoors, and list a few of the many ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE Legendary designer Bob Mackie talks sequins, coming out - The legendary designer Bob Mackie has created garments for a huge list of spectacular entertainers, including Judy Garland, Madonna, Bette ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT What's new this summer - With the promise of warmer weather this summer, Chicagoans can't be blamed for spending as much time outdoors. But Chicago-area ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Theater spotlight, Critics' Picks - Theater spotlight Sean Graney directs and adapts a modern take on Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus for ...
THEATER REVIEW The Body of an American - Playwright: Dan O'Brien. At: Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. Tickets: 773-975-8150 or TheaterWit.org; $20-30. Runs through: June 19 The Body ...
Author: Liz Baudler
THEATER REVIEW The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson... - Playwright: Scott Carter. At Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Tickets: 847-673-6300; Northlight.org; $25-$79. Runs through: June 12 Playwright ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW DISENCHANTED! - Playwright: Dennis T. Giacino. At: Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St. Tickets: 800-775-2000; BroadwayInChicago.com; $35.75-$78.75. Runs ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook - Playwright: Alex Higgin-Houser ( book, lyrics ), David Kornfeld ( music ). At: Underscore Theatre Company at The Edge Theater, ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
Demi Lovato Wears Support For Trans Community During Billboard Awards - LAS VEGAS, MAY 22, 2016 — Multi platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato wore her support for the transgender community during ...
BENT NIGHTS Parker Milsap; Pansy Division - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Of the seemingly endless horde of emerging male singer/songwriters who present something new by refashioning something old ( among them ...
Author: Vern Hester
Upcoming: Tribute to P!nk, Groban, McLachlan, Trikone screening - Tribute to P!nk May 30 at Underground Firebrand Theatre will present the tribute concert "P!nk: Sung by Her" on Monday, ...
Theater briefs: Jeff nods, Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, Writers Theatre does 'Company' - Writers Theatre running 'Company' Glencoe's Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., concludes its 2015/16 season with Company, featuring music and lyrics ...
Joffrey receives $200K grant - The Joffrey Ballet, led by Artistic Director Ashley Wheater and Executive Director Greg Cameron, announced that the Joffrey Academy of ...
SUMMER DANCE SPECIAL Festivals are in the summer forecast - During summers in Chicago, festivals are king. Dance is no exception; several multi-performance series in venues all over the city—many ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke

Outlines
Love Bravery label launches at Macy's - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On May 19 at Macy's, the Love Bravery Collection debuted with an event in the atrium fountain lower level at ...
Brown Elephant offers 'best of' fashion - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Howard Brown Health held a "best of" event on the weekend of May 14-15, spotlighting special designer and vintage items. ...
AUTOS: VEHICLE REVIEW 2016 Nissan Maxima Platinum: A four-door sporty car - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - It's hard to believe the Maxima nameplate has been with us so long- first appearing on a stretched six-cylinder version ...
Author: Jeff Stork, GayWheels.com
Auto news: HB2, Danica Patrick - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Honda and HB2: Honda has just issued a third statement about North Carolina's controversial anti-LGBT law HB2, Gaywheels.com noted. The ...
DISH: SAVOR Forno Rosso; Robert's Pizza Company - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - This column deals with two restaurants that specialize in pizzas—with one clearly ahead of the other ( at least at ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Dining news: LUXBAR's wine, Furious Spoon in the Loop - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Gold Coast restaurant LUXBAR, 18 E. Bellevue St., is inviting people to sip rosé on its patio, thanks to its ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
SAVOR The Columbus Tap; Big Gay Brunch - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide in Windy City Times - Columbus Tap ( 200 N. Columbus Dr.; ColumbusTap.com ) is a new gastropub at The Fairmont Chicago that just opened ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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