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Nomination of Mateer withdrawn, right-wing leaning Willett confirmed - - From HRC: Anti-LGBTQ Judicial Nominee will Not Be Confirmed WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's ...
Doug Jones bests anti-LGBTQ politician Roy Moore, according to reports - From a press release - Birmingham, Ala. — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) celebrated the election of civil rights prosecutor Doug Jones ...
Fed. Judges reject requested delay on trans military enlistment - From news releases - From Lambda Legal: Court Orders U.S. Military to Immediately Halt Ban of Transgender Troops SEATTLE (December 11, 2017) — Today, ...
US Supreme Court Denies Lambda Legal Appeal of LGBT Employment Discrimination Case - From a Lambda Legal press release - WASHINGTON ( December 11, 2017 ) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal ...
Australia legalizes same-sex marriage - After years of debate, Australia's Parliament has voted to legalize same-sex marriage, becoming the 24th in the world to do ...
Imprisoned trans woman seeks court order to protect her from assaults by guards - From a press release - Illinois — The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center and the Uptown People's Law Center have asked the federal court ...

News
Gay activist details undercover journey inside alt-right - Imagine spending a year undercover among the alt-right in the United Kingdom and United States. That's just what Patrik Hermansson ...
Court Filing: Trump administration distorting evidence to prevent trans enlistment - From a NCLR/GLAD press release - ( WASHINGTON, D.C., December 8, 2017 )—Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates ...
PASSAGES World War II veteran Ed Zasadil - World War II veteran Ed Zasadil died peacefully at home on Friday Dec. 8 at the age of 93. Zasadil ...
Imprisoned trans woman seeks court order to protect her from assaults by guards - From a press release - Illinois — The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center and the Uptown People's Law Center have asked the federal court ...
Australia legalizes same-sex marriage - After years of debate, Australia's Parliament has voted to legalize same-sex marriage, becoming the 24th in the world to do ...
Trans Lifeline co-founder Chaubal appears before immigration-court judge - Trans Lifeline co-founder Nina Chaubal ( a transgender woman and citizen of India ) appeared in front of Chicago Immigration ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Moodie-Mills to leave Victory Fund, former Houston Parker named - Victory Fund and Victory Institute announced the resignation of President/CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, with former Houston Mayor Annise Parker becoming ...
People protest Trump's Jerusalem declaration - Speaking out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the official capital of Israel, approximately 200 people rallied ...
Net Neutrality is worth fighting for now - Net Neutrality is the principle, and current FCC regulations, that let you a ) get access to The Windy City ...
Author: Alison Stanton
Democratic gubernatorial candidates debate LGBT issues - Democratic candidates vying in the March 2018 primary for their party's nomination for governor of Illinois gathered Dec. 6 for ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Gay Liberation Network hosts Palestinian-focused forum - Gay Liberation Network ( GLN ) hosted a "No LGBTQ Cover for Israeli Repression of Palestinians" forum Dec. 9 at ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
US Supreme Court Denies Lambda Legal Appeal of LGBT Employment Discrimination Case - From a Lambda Legal press release - WASHINGTON ( December 11, 2017 ) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal ...
Out for America Report, map shows LGBTQ elected officials in U.S. - From a press release - Washington, DC — Today Victory Institute released its Out for America report and interactive Out for America map to provide ...
Fed. Judges reject requested delay on trans military enlistment - From news releases - From Lambda Legal: Court Orders U.S. Military to Immediately Halt Ban of Transgender Troops SEATTLE (December 11, 2017) — Today, ...
Color of Change's Rashad Robinson on the work needing to be done - Extended for the online edition of Windy City Times - Color of Change, which James Rucker and Van Jones founded in 2005, is a Black-led online racial justice organization with ...
Author: Angelique Smith
ELECTIONS 2018 Newman hosts LGBT meet-and-greet - Marie Newman—a first-time candidate for U.S. Congress in the 3rd Congressional District of Illinois and the mother of a transgender ...
Chicago police to wear body cameras - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Dec. 10 that all patrol officers in the city are ...
HRC to honor trans trailblazer Grimm at conference on LGBTQ youth safety and inclusion - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation ( HRC ) announced that it will honor transgender advocate Gavin Grimm ...
HRC Mourns the Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee - From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today released the following statement upon news of the death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. "We ...
Attorney discusses Cakeshop case at WBAI event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Based on the transcript from the U.S. Supreme Court's Masterpiece Cakeshop deliberations earlier that day, Lambda Legal Senior Council and ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Trans student talks fight to secure locker-room access - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A transgender suburban teenager recently filed a lawsuit against her high school's district to ensure equitable access to public accommodations, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
National roundup: Trans Ariz. candidate, Kim Davis, Tinder date death - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In Arizona, transgender Peoria woman Brianna Westbrook is a Democrat running in Congressional District 8, AZCentral.com noted. However, incumbent U.S. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
World news: Couple tortured, 'Trans Day of Rage,' Bermuda marriage repeal - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A gay couple in Uzbekistan were arrested and tortured by police, who charged them with engaging in illegal sexual relations, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Inaugural gender/justice symposium focuses on women of color - Calls for trauma-informed intervention were heard throughout the first ever Gender and Justice Symposium at Ann and Robert H. Lurie ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Doug Jones bests anti-LGBTQ politician Roy Moore, according to reports - From a press release - Birmingham, Ala. — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) celebrated the election of civil rights prosecutor Doug Jones ...
Judge subjects Hastert to restrictions - In Chicago, U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin ruled that disgraced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is barred from ...
'Polar Plunge' on Jan. 20 - Chicago Polar Bear Club ( CPBC, formerly the Lakeview Polar Bear Club ) will hold its 17th Annual Polar Plunge ...
AG Madigan calls for delay on net neutrality votes, demands investigation - From a press release - Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan today called for a federal investigation in light of widespread reports that millions of ...
Bermuda Senate Votes to Repeal Marriage Equality - From a news release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Human Rights Campaign, urged the Governor of Bermuda — John Rankin — to veto legislation ...
Nomination of Mateer withdrawn, right-wing leaning Willett confirmed - From news releases, HRC video below - From HRC: Anti-LGBTQ Judicial Nominee will Not Be Confirmed WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's ...

Entertainment
Showbiz news: Laverne Cox, 'Queer Eye,' Patti LaBelle, Rogers-Berlanti wedding - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Emmy Award nominee Laverne Cox is set to host the Lifetime beauty-competition series Glam Masters, set to air Wed., Feb. ...
THEATER REVIEW Wicked - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Winnie Holzman ( book ), Stephen Schwartz ( music & lyrics ) At: Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, A Rock 'n' Rock Musical - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Book by: John C. Ashton. Music and lyrics by: Foreigner, Scorpions, Great White and more At: Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 ...
Author: James R. Wilke
THEATER REVIEW Violet - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Music by Jean Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley At: Griffin Theatre Company at the Den, 1333 N. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Little Red Cyrano - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Aaron Sawyer At: Red Theater Chicago at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Tickets: $40. Runs through: Jan. 7 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Rock 'n' Rock Musical - Book by: John C. Ashton. Music and lyrics by: Foreigner, Scorpions, Great White and more At: Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 ...
Author: James R. Wilke
MUSIC Matisyahu talks new CD, religion, LGBTs - Matisyahu ( nee Matthew Paul Miller ) definitely made an impression when the public got to know him more than ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Resistance songs highlight Artemis Singers "Rise Up" Concert Jan. 13 - From a press release - EVANSTON, Ill. Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present "Rise Up," a call-to-action concert of progressive, energizing music, with ...
MOVIES John Ridley covers L.A. Riots, lesbian officer in 'Let It Fall' - Although he has been a part of Hollywood for some time, John Ridley cemented his status as a force to ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
BOOK REVIEW Surpassing Certainty By Janet Mock - $24.99; Atria; 228 pages When you were 20, you wanted only to impress. If people looked at you, wasn't that ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Lakeside Pride honors Strawn - Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles members presented Member Resources Director Brandon Strawn with its Founders Award in recognition of his longtime ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Drag Race' queens in Chicago Dec. 21 - The queens of RuPaul's Drag Race are spreading cheers and queers throughout the world this holiday season in their new ...
MUSIC Matisyahu talks new CD, religion, LGBTs - Matisyahu ( nee Matthew Paul Miller ) definitely made an impression when the public got to know him more than ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
NUNN ON ONE MOVIES Michael Stuhlberg, Making his 'Name' known - Actor Michael Stuhlbarg has two new movies with gay content debuting this month at Landmark Theatre in Chicago: The Shape ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Theater Spotlight on Sadhaus A Christmas Carol - See what happens when members of the drag troupe Sadhaus get their bedazzled press-on nails on Charles Dickens' A Christmas ...
Critic's Picks - Quixote: On the Conquest of Self, Writers Theatre through Dec. 17. Henry Godinez as the mad knight, Don Quixote, is ...
THEATER REVIEW Wicked - Playwright: Winnie Holzman ( book ), Stephen Schwartz ( music & lyrics ) At: Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Carol connections - The Goodman Theatre is currently celebrating the 40th anniversary of A Christmas Carol. Through the decades, this popular perennial stage ...
Author: SCOTT C. MORGAN
LETTER Halberstam update - Note: Michael Halberstam, the longtime artistic director for Glencoe-based Writers Theatre, was accused by a former subordinate of harassment and ...

Outlines
MCC elder talks Cajun roots, faith and lesbian polyamorous relationship - Rev. Elder Rachelle Brown's journey toward the ministry and the Metropolitan Community Church ( MCC ) began in her early ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Five Worth Finding: Holiday edition - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Shinesty boxers ( Shinesty.com ): Shinesty's boxer briefs ( with a pouch in front for a guy's, ahem, chestnuts ) ...
Dining news: Jinglefest, Entente team, new restaurants - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Chicago French Market's Jinglefest will take place Saturday, Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be holiday-cookie decorating ( courtesy ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
STAYCATION REVIEW Cambria hotel: Keeping guests in the Loop - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Cambria Chicago Loop/Theatre District hotel ( 32 W. Randolph St.; CambriaChicagoLoop.com ) has been open for a few months, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
BOOK REVIEW Hunger by Roxane Gay - $25.99, Harper, 306 pages Roxane Gay's Hunger is one of the most plainspoken books about trauma ever written. Up ...
Author: Liz Baudler


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MCC elder talks Cajun roots, faith and lesbian polyamorous relationship
 
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Showbiz news: Laverne Cox, 'Queer Eye,' Patti LaBelle, Rogers-Berlanti wedding
 
National roundup: Trans Ariz. candidate, Kim Davis, Tinder date death
 
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