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Lambda Legal, OutServe-SLDN Ask Court to Stop Discharges of HIV+ Service Members - - ( Alexandria, VA. July 19, 2018 ) — Today, Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, along with pro bono counsel from Winston ...
Colin Bird-Martinez, openly gay man, runs for 31st Ward Alderman - From a news release - Today, longtime Hermosa resident and community activist Colin Bird-Martinez announced his progressive challenge to become Chicago's 31st Ward alderman. He ...
Matson withdraws from 48th Ward aldermanic race - Embattled 48th Ward aldermanic candidate Morry Matson announced on July 17 that he was withdrawing from the 2019 election, citing ...
Author: Matt Simonette
SOUND THE ALARMS Supreme Court pick could dismantle LGBTQ rights - The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court should alarm every member of the LGBT community. His record demonstrates ...
Author: Camilla B. Taylor, Special Guest Essay
Edgewater CVS racial incident involved gay Republican candidate - Pharmacy giant CVS has apologized to a Black Chicago woman after an Edgewater manager—a white, openly gay man who is ...
Author: Matt Simonette

News
Immigration event July 18 at Victory Gardens Theater - Victory Gardens Theater will present "Town Hall: Reunite!," an event where Chicago artists will respond to the current immigration policies ...
70th Annual Emmy nominations announced - The 2018 Emmy nominations have been announced. Outstanding Drama Series nods went to The Americans, The Crown, Game of Thrones, ...
One Million Kids for Equality Comments on Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act - From a press release - Seattle, WA ( July 12, 2018 )- Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee passed the Child Welfare Inclusion ...
Fed. Court in PA Rejects Argument that Child Welfare Agencies Can Discriminate - From a press release - PHILADELPHIA — A federal district court today ruled that the city of Philadelphia can require foster care agencies with city ...
LGBTQ candidate and campaign training in Chicago Aug.2-4 - From a news release - Victory Institute will train more than 40 LGBTQ people on running for office during its intensive four-day Candidate & Campaign ...
HRC Releases New "Coming Home" Faith Guide for LGBTQ Evangelical Christians - From a news release - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, ...
EJAF Founder Elton John and Duke of Sussex to announce new global AIDS coalition - From a news release - NEW YORK — July 12, 2018 — The Elton John AIDS Foundation ( EJAF ), an international leader in the ...
Tunney urges action over police staffing numbers - In correspondence with constituents released July 13, Ald. Tom Tunney ( 44th Ward ) urged constituents to contact the Mayor's ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Day of Unity makes HIV/AIDS a social justice issue - According to activist Rev. Doris Green, who heads up Chicago-based Men and Women in Prison Ministries, the Day of Unity, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Year of Creative Youth showcase event Sept. 22 - From a press release - Talents of thousands of young artists on display across Millennium Park in free daylong festival Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago ...
Edgewater CVS racial incident involved gay Republican candidate - Pharmacy giant CVS has apologized to a Black Chicago woman after an Edgewater manager—a white, openly gay man who is ...
Author: Matt Simonette
HRC's giant projection challenges Trump, Putin on anti-LGBTQ crime in Chechnya - Video below from an HRC news release - HELSINKI — Today, just ahead of tomorrow's Trump-Putin summit, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) — America's largest lesbian, ...
ACLU Responds to Police Shooting in Chicago's South Shore Neighborhood - from an ACLU - Statement of Karen Sheley, Police Practices Project, American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois on the shooting death in South Shore ...
HRC Remembers Founding Board Member Jerry Weller - From an HRC press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) released the following statement on the passing of HRC founding ...
THEATER REVIEW Victims of Duty - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Author: Eugene Ionesco At: A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722 or ARedOrchidTheatre.org; $50. Runs through: Aug. ...
Author: Sean Margaret Wagner
MCA program reads into 'Queer Narratives' - Technology and the queer community were the topics of conversation at the Museum of Contemporary Art ( MCA ) Chicago's ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Open Hand receives grant from Fifth Third Bank - By Ashley Collins - This year, Open Hand/Heartland Alliance is celebrating its 30th year of service to the LGBTQ community in providing assistance in ...
Rule could force choice between federal funds or anti-LGBT discrimination - Grave financial and moral choices await Illinois authorities if the U.S. House of Representatives passes a budget amendment penalizing states ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Gerber/Hart annual book sale July 21 - Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will hold its annual book sale Saturday, July 21, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., ...
Allred to address LGBT bar association event - Famed attorney Gloria Allred will deliver the keynote address and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke will be honored at ...
NATIONAL Calif. hate crimes, trans measure, gay mayor, Stonewall Inn - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Equality California noted in a press release that, for the third consecutive year, California saw a surge in the number ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
WORLD Surrogacy law, World Cup, message to Trump & Putin - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Israeli Parliament ( The Knesset ) approved an amendment to the Israeli Law on Surrogacy, but kept a portion ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Concerns about the afterlife in this life with Trump - A pall hangs over many Americans since Trump has taken office. One sign of this dark cloud has been an ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Elder-care support call on July 19 - An elder-care support call will take place Thursday, July 19, 2-2:45 p.m. CT. The dial-in call number is 515-739-1030 and ...
Trial date set in Aaron Schock case - U.S. District Judge Colin Bruce has set the corruption trial for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock ( R-Illinois ) for ...
SOUND THE ALARMS Supreme Court pick could dismantle LGBTQ rights - The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court should alarm every member of the LGBT community. His record demonstrates ...
Author: Camilla B. Taylor, Special Guest Essay
Equality Illinois plans Fahrenheit Chicago, End-of-Summer Pride Celebration Aug. 26 - From a press release - CHICAGO—Equality Illinois is excited to announce Fahrenheit Chicago, the end-of-summer beach party of fun, music, and social networking for LGBTQ ...
Matson withdraws from 48th Ward aldermanic race - Embattled 48th Ward aldermanic candidate Morry Matson announced on July 17 that he was withdrawing from the 2019 election, citing ...
Author: Matt Simonette
9th Circuit denies another Trump effort to implement transgender military ban - From a news release - ( San Francisco, July 18, 2018 ) — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied yet ...
Colin Bird-Martinez, openly gay man, runs for 31st Ward Alderman - From a news release - Today, longtime Hermosa resident and community activist Colin Bird-Martinez announced his progressive challenge to become Chicago's 31st Ward alderman. He ...
If Not US, Who? panel on LGBTQI+ persecution throughout the World Aug. 16 - From a press release - CHICAGO — The All Aboard USA Committee of Rainbow Railroad announces a public event on Thursday, August 16th, at 6:30 ...
Lambda Legal, OutServe-SLDN Ask Court to Stop Discharges of HIV+ Service Members - From a news release - ( Alexandria, VA. July 19, 2018 ) — Today, Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, along with pro bono counsel from Winston ...
Giffords Reacts to Justice Dept. Charges Against Russian Gun-Rights Activist - From a news release - Washington, DC — After news broke that the U.S. Justice Department charged a Russian National, Maria Butina, with conspiracy to ...
Study says mental health of young adults with lesbian parents same as peers - From a Williams Institute news release - The mental health of young adults with lesbian parents is the same as their peers, study finds New findings from ...

Entertainment
THEATER REVIEW Blood at the Root - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Dominique Morisseau At: Jackalope Theatre Company and The Yard Ensemble at the Armory, 5917 N. Broadway. Tickets: $10-$25; JackalopeTheatre.org. ...
NUNN ON ONE TV Gay psychic Thomas John aims to take your mind on a trip - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Psychic Thomas John, who is openly gay, has said that he started at an early age communicating with dead relatives, ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE MOVIES Director Bo Burham brings viewers to 'Eighth Grade' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The eighth grade can be a traumatic time for many teens, as shown in the new A24 film Eighth Grade. ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Fucking Men - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Written by: Joe DiPietro Directed by: David Zak. At: The Broadway Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. Tickets: PrideFilmAndPlays.com: $25-30. ...
Author: Eric Karas
NUNN ON ONE THEATER Donterrio Johnson serves it up in 'Waitress' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Chicago native Donterrio Johnson is back in town for a whirlwind tour of Waitress. This talented performer was an artistic ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE TV Mj Rodriguez strikes a 'Pose' - Extended for the online edition of Windy City Times - Actress Mj Rodriguez plays the character Blanca on FX's Pose, the show set in the '80s about ballroom culture in ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Hayley Kiyoko's great 'Expectations' - Get ready for a new generation of musicians such as Troye Sivan and Hayley Kiyoko, who make no apologies for ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Csardas Princess - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Emmerich Kalman ( music ), Hersh Glagov & Gerald Frantzen ( English libretto ). At: Folks Operetta @ Stage ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Victims of Duty - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Author: Eugene Ionesco At: A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722 or ARedOrchidTheatre.org; $50. Runs through: Aug. ...
Author: Sean Margaret Wagner
SHOWBIZ 'Pose,' Jane Fonda, 'Queer Eye,' Queen Latifah - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Janet Mock's directorial debut is one for the history books, NewNowNext.com noted. The writer, TV host and transgender-rights advocate directed ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Market Days acts announced - The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) delivers a diverse and dance-heavy line-up for this year's Market Days, set for ...
Billy Masters - "Yes, I did offer them acting jobs in exchange for sex, but so did and still does everyone. But I ...
Author: Billy Masters
Grace under pressure, Ernest Hemingway in 'Pamplona' - No matter how impressive their canon, glamorous their lifestyle or enduring their legacy, there is nothing more unexciting to watch ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Ezra Furman writes his 'queer outlaw saga' - Singer Ezra Furman continues to push the boundaries between gender, sexuality and religion on his latest album Transangelic Exodus. The ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MUSIC A more worldly Steve Grand, It's 'not the end of me' - Steve Grand has been through a lot. That much is evident on not the end of me, Grand's newest album. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
THEATER Medieval morality makeover 'Everybody' at Pride Arts Center - A 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody is a modern retelling of the 15th-century morality play Everyman, ...
Author: James R. Wilke
'Carnaval of New Latinx Work' July 19-21 - The Latinx Theatre Commons ( LTC ) is presenting the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work ( Carnaval 2018: ...
Emanuel announces plan to reopen Uptown Theatre - Recently, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Ald. James Cappleman, Jam Productions and Farpoint Development to announce Chicago's Uptown Theatre will ...
Ysaguirre named new Court Theatre ED - Angel Ysaguirre has been appointed executive director of the University of Chicago's Court Theatre, effective Sept. 4. Ysaguirre will join ...
SPOTLIGHT Bus Stop - In Bus Stop, director Steve Scott takes on William Inge's classic about a bus stranded by a snow storm and ...
Critic's Picks - Support Group for Men, Goodman Theatre, through July 29. These are confusing times for everyone, but Ellen Fairey doesn't neglect ...
THEATER REVIEW Topdog/Underdog - Playwright: Suzan-Lori Parks At: Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, 927 Noyes St., Evanston. Tickets: $15; Noyes Cultural Center; 847-866-5915. Runs through: July 29 ...
Author: Karen Topham
THEATER REVIEW Pamplona - Playwright: Jim McGrath At: Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Tickets: GoodmanTheatre.org; 312-443-3800. Runs through: Aug. 19 Stacy Keach tried ...
Author: Karen Topham
THEATER South Side native comes home for 'The Color Purple' - South Side native Carla R. Stewart looks to Rihanna when summing up Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 novel "The Color ...
Author: Catey Sullivan
Diesel Tykes album release show July 22 - The Diesel Tykes are celebrating the release of their full-length album, Songs For The Rainbow Family, by having a live ...
Milly's Orchid Show Summer Musical Spectacular Extravaganza July 21 - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL ) Celebrating it's 30th year the variety show Milly's Orchid Show is thrilled to announce it's "Summer ...

Outlines
BOOK REVIEW Tomorrow Will Be Different - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - By Sarah McBride $26; Crown Archetype; 288 pages Things are never as bad as they seem. There's always a brighter ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
DINING Bourbon on Division, Pitchfork special, free ice-cream nachos - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —The Cajun/Creole food truck Boo Coo Roux is teaming with Bourbon on Division, 2050 W. Division St., for a Southern ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
BOOKS 45 years ago, talking UpStairs tragedy with Robert W. Fieseler - On June 24, 1973, an act of arson claimed the lives of 32 people at the UpStairs Lounge, a gay ...
Author: Owen Keehnen


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