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Politics, diversity dominate Emmys - The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, held Sept. 17, was historic in several ways—and, with Stephen Colbert hosting, featured a mix ...
Attorney General Madigan announces she will not seek fifth term - From a press release - Chicago — Lisa Madigan issued the following statement today: "After serving as Illinois Attorney General for over 14 years, today ...
Groups tell courts: Ban already harming transgender troops, U.S. military - From a press release - ( SEATTLE, September 14, 2017 ) — Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN today asked a federal court to halt immediately all ...
Barbara Flynn Currie not seeking re-election in 2018 - Barbara Flynn Currie—the first woman to serve as majority leader in the Illinois House of Representatives and the state's longest ...

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Center on Halsted calls for American Academy of Pediatrics to consider intersex kids - From a press release - CHICAGO ( September 14, 2017 ) — Center on Halsted announced that this weekend the American Academy of Pediatrics, a ...
Palm Center Statement on Bipartisan Support for Senate Bill to Block Trump's Transgender Ban - From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Palm Center Director Aaron Belkin issued the following statement in response to today's introduction of a ...
LGBTQ Job Fair Friday, Sept. 29 at Center on Halsted - More than 75 major corporations, small businesses, government agencies and nonprofits are expected for the third annual Windy City Times ...
South Side Help Center to honor leaders for AIDS, youth, give to hurricane recovery - Chicago, IL September 14, 2017 — South Side Help Center ( SSHC ), a not-for-profit, community based organization, will be ...
Barbara Flynn Currie not seeking re-election in 2018 - Barbara Flynn Currie—the first woman to serve as majority leader in the Illinois House of Representatives and the state's longest ...
Advocates: Trump working to weaken protection against sex, gender discrimination - From a press release - Washington — Even as another attempt surfaces in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid funding, the ...
Groups tell courts: Ban already harming transgender troops, U.S. military - From a press release - ( SEATTLE, September 14, 2017 ) — Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN today asked a federal court to halt immediately all ...
AIDS Benefit to be hosted by the Chicago Academy for the Arts - The students of the Chicago Academy for the Arts will present the 21st annual AIDS Benefit Sept. 22. Each year, ...
Survey: Diarrhea important but under-reported complaint of HIV/AIDS patients - From a press release - San Francisco, CA — September 12, 2017 — Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( Napo ), a human health company developing and ...
CFW releases update on status of women in Chicago region - From a Chicago Foundation for Women press release - CHICAGO, IL ( September 14, 2017 ) — Today, Chicago Foundation for Women ( CFW ) released a new report ...
Attorney General Madigan announces she will not seek fifth term - From a press release - Chicago — Lisa Madigan issued the following statement today: "After serving as Illinois Attorney General for over 14 years, today ...
TPAN: Our story is your story - by Gary Nelson, Positively Aware - A few months ago, Positively Aware's associate editor Enid Vázquez shared some recollections from her 20-plus years of working at ...
Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium registration remains open - From a press release - At Howard Brown Health's 3rd annual Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium, Oct. 6-7, LGBTQ healthcare providers and advocates will showcase lessons ...
Women's Park & Gardens celebrates Chicago women - A years-long project to celebrate accomplished Chicago women as part of the Chicago Women's Park & Gardens in the South ...
California Legislature Passes Bill Creating Non-Binary Gender for State IDs - From a press release - Sacramento — The California Legislature last night approved a bill that would make it easier to change gender markers on ...
The Care Plan hosts 'Swell' networking event - On Sept. 15, The Care Plan—a networking group aimed at health, aging and HIV-care professionals and housing advocates—held South Side ...
Author: Vern Hester
City clears out Uptown tent residents - Video below - In a chaotic early morning scene Sept. 18, city authorities evicted persons who had been residing beneath Lake Shore Drive ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Lambda, allies to Supreme Court: Trump's Muslim ban unconstitutional - From a press release - Lambda Legal joined allied religious and civil-rights organizations and members of the clergy today in telling the U.S. Supreme Court ...
HRC urges 'no' vote on Cassidy-Graham health care bill - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ( ...
Andersonville Arts Week to include 70 businesses, 150+ artists along Clark Oct. 10-15 - From a press release - CHICAGO ( September 18, 2017 ) — In its 15th year, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) will ...
Scott Simon to Receive NLGJA Randy Shilts Award for LGBTQ Coverage - From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today NLGJA — The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announces that NPR'S "Weekend Edition Saturday" host Scott Simon ...
Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform (HB 303) removes financial incentives for local police - From a press release - CHICAGO, IL — The ACLU of Illinois and legislative sponsors celebrated the signing of House Bill 303 today. The new ...
National roundup: Trans bill blocked, student killed, Chelsea Manning - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - U.S. Senate Republican leaders blocked a bipartisan amendment to the annual defense bill that would have stopped the Pentagon from ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
World news: Jewish lawmaker, LGBT crimes, trans school reopens - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - An ultra-Orthodox Jewish lawmaker resigned from the Israeli legislature after drawing rabbis' wrath for attending his gay nephew's wedding, Business ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Guidelines issued regarding Equifax breach - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Recently, Equifax, one of the nation's three major credit bureaus, announced that a data breach likely compromised the information of ...
Lake County raises cigarette buying age to 21 - Lake County is set to become the first area in Illinois to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes, tobacco ...
PASSAGES David Wilshire, one-time owner of Cheetah Gym, dies - David Wilshire—who, at one point, owned Chicago's Cheetah Gym—has passed away in California, where he had been living for the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Trans woman is 20th killed this year - In Charlotte, North Carolina, Derricka Banner, 26, was found shot and killed in a vehicle on Sept. 12, according to ...
Trans Disaster Relief Fund site launched - The TFA Trans Disaster Relief Fund website has been launched to aid trans, intersex and genderqueer community members affected by ...
TPAN to celebrate '30 Years of Hope' - On Sept. 28, Test Positive Awareness Network, or TPAN, will celebrate 30 years of supporting those affected by HIV/AIDS. Merrill ...
Author: Molly Sprayregen
Center Chief Program Officer addresses LGBT suicide risks in current climate - The United States recently recognized National Suicide Prevention Week, at which time experts noted that recent and continuing events—including those ...
Author: Matt Simonette
State ACLU retains Guidetti as lawyer - The American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU ) of Illinois announced it has retained Ghirlandi Guidetti as a staff attorney ...
Meet AIDS Run & Walk Chicago ambassadors - The AIDS Run & Walk Chicago—taking place Sunday, Oct. 1—welcomes people from all walks of life who have been affected ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
LETTER Bi the way - Dear editor: This is an open letter to the entire LGBTQ community on behalf of all bisexual and bi-curious MEN ...
South Side Help Center to mark 30 years, honor leaders, support hurricane recovery - From a press release - Chicago, IL September 20, 2017 —South Side Help Center ( SSHC ), a not-for-profit, community-based organization, will be celebrating 30 ...
Committee formed for McCarthy mayoral run - Former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy—or someone acting on his behalf—has apparently formed an exploratory committee to run for mayor ...
Chicago Academy of the Arts' AIDS benefit - The Chicago Academy for the Arts will hold its 21st Annual AIDS Benefit at the school, 1010 W. Chicago Ave. ...

Entertainment
NUNN ON ONE: FILM Fawzia Mirza shows viewers 'Signature Move' - Signature Move—a new film directed by Jennifer Reeder and written by Fawzia Mirza and Lisa Donato—is a much-anticipated Chicago-made lesbian ...
THEATER REVIEW The Invisible Scarlet O'Neil - Playwright: Barbara Lhota, based on the comic strip by Russell Stamm At: Babes With Blades Theatre, Company at the Factory, ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Chicago Fringe Opera leads with transgender coming of age story at Center - Chicago — Now in its fourth year, Chicago's "alt-opera company" ( John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune ) Chicago Fringe Opera ...
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Spotlight on Women in Artemesia Fall Festival 2017 - It's not every day that audiences can have a direct say in what plays are produced by a theater company. ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Reeling 35 LGBTQ film fest in Chicago offers variety Sept. 21-28 - Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world, celebrates its 35th anniversary with an exciting slate of movies that ...
Author: Steve Warren
Lavender Country in Chicago Sept. 26 - Lavender Country—the band led by lifelong gay-rights and social-justice activist Patrick Haggerty—is coming to Chicago to perform at The Hideout, ...
THEATER REVIEW The Heavens Are Hung in Black - Playwright: James Still. At: Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: $35. Runs through: Oct. 21 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical - Playwrights: Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott At: Morton College Campus ( Building A ), 3801 S. Central Ave., Cicero. Tickets: ...
Author: Sean Margaret Wagner
Theater Critics' Picks - Barbecue, Strawdog Theatre at Steppenwolf 1700, through Sept. 30. What people believe always trumps the truth. Satirical playwright Robert O'Hara ...
Mary Lambert Everybody Is A Babe Tour in Chicago Nov. 10 - September 8, 2017 ( Los Angeles, CA ) — Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Mary Lambert announces the Everybody Is A Babe Tour. ...
Politics, diversity dominate Emmys - The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, held Sept. 17, was historic in several ways—and, with Stephen Colbert hosting, featured a mix ...
Sam Smith premieres video for new single "Too Good At Goodbyes" - Sam Smith premieres the official video for his new single "Too Good At Goodbyes" today. The video was directed by ...
Reeling LGBTQ film festival kicks off Sept. 21 at Music Box Theatre - From a press release - ( CHICAGO, IL — September 13, 2017 ) Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world, kicks off its ...
Showbiz news: 'Will & Grace,' drag show, Mario Lopez, Rosie's ex dies - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In addition to Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally returning to reprise their roles on Will & ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
REELING FILM FESTIVAL Nelson Rodriguez tackles immigration, love in 'En Algun Lugar' - In the movie En Algun Lugar—which will be shown at the Reeling Film Festival on Sept. 22-23—Nelson Rodriguez and Andrew ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
TRUST, CAIR hosting storytelling event - TRUST Collective-Chicago and CAIR-Chicago will host a storytelling event Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at CAIR-chicago, 17 N. State ...
Story Time with Drag Queens continues - "Muffy Fishbasket Presents Story Time with Drag Queens" will continue with events throughout September and October. Muffy Fishbasket and her ...
Tennessee Loveless tells queer stories through art - Tennessee Loveless is sick of talking about his color blindness. Yes, as a full-time artist, it can be a challenge, ...
Author: Nina Matti
Hubbard Street's 'Space' Sept. 21-24 - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago ( HSDC ) will present its fall program, "Space, in Perspective" ( working title ), for ...
'Use It or Lose It' Sept. 23 at Greenhouse - Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., is hosting "Use It or Lose It: An Evening of Short Plays About ...
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Rumer Willis spins tunes and tales at Hard Rock - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Actres/singer Rumer Willis has carved out a strong career on her own, apart from being the daughter of Bruce Willis ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
South Africa celebrates PrideTV's first anniversary - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - South Africa became the first African country to launch an LGBT network when PrideTV made it debut in August 2016. ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
Indie film raises awareness of dangers of sex trafficking - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Ric Morgan never imagined he would become an actor. He had dabbled in acting in his middle school days, but, ...
Author: Nina Matti
Freelancers Anonymous, new LGBTQ comedy feature shooting in September - Award-winning Spanish filmmaker Sonia Sebastian ( De Chica en Chica/Amazon ) teams up with Lisa Cordileone and playwright Amy Dellagiarino ...

Outlines
DISH: SAVOR Imperial Lamian brunch - From the moment you walk into Imperial Lamian ( 6 W. Hubbard St.; Imperial-Lamian.com ), it's obvious that it's a ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Dining news: Zoo cafe, new Winnetka spot, NaKorn, Lyric Opera - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —The Patio at Cafe Brauer ( at the Lincoln Park Zoo ) will be serving special menu items Sept. 22-Oct. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
In the Life, Martin Whalley - Looking at Martin Whalley's life, one of the words that certainly comes to mind is "cosmopolitan." Educated at Britain's University ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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National roundup: Trans bill blocked, student killed, Chelsea Manning
 
PASSAGES David Wilshire, one-time owner of Cheetah Gym, dies
 
REELING FILM FESTIVAL Nelson Rodriguez tackles immigration, love in 'En Algun Lugar'
 
Center Chief Program Officer addresses LGBT suicide risks in current climate
 
Showbiz news: 'Will & Grace,' drag show, Mario Lopez, Rosie's ex dies
 
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