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Federal judge: Montana's anti-equal marriage rule unconstitutional - - GREAT FALLS, Mont. — In a victory for equality across Montana, the U.S. District Court of Montana ruled today in ...
Marriage begins Thursday at noon in South Carolina - From a press release - ( Charleston, SC, November 18, 2014 ) - Today, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied the ...
Jason Collins to retire from NBA - Jason Collins, who became the first openly gay athlete in North America's four recognized major team sports when he played ...
Court denies South Dakota's motion to dismiss marriage suit - From a National Center for Lesbian Rights press release - ( Sioux Falls, SD, Nov. 14, 2014 )—South Dakota's marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after United States Judge Karen ...
Blood safety panel recommends change to gay donation ban - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Former Chicago Mayor Byrne dies - One-term Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne, the city's first and still-only female mayor, died Nov. 14 at age 81, according to ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
UN committee on torture concerned about LGBT conversion therapy - From a press release - ( Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 12, 2014 )—For the first time in its history, today the United Nations Committee Against Torture ...

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Blood safety panel recommends change to gay donation ban - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability ...
Federal judge: Montana's anti-equal marriage rule unconstitutional - From an ACLU press release - GREAT FALLS, Mont. — In a victory for equality across Montana, the U.S. District Court of Montana ruled today in ...
New study: HIV up among Black gay men, gaps in access - From a press release - NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2014 — Despite efforts to reduce disparities in HIV transmission among gay men and other men ...
UN committee on torture concerned about LGBT conversion therapy - From a press release - ( Geneva, Switzerland, Nov. 12, 2014 )—For the first time in its history, today the United Nations Committee Against Torture ...
Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame honors new inductees - LGBT community members and their supporters gathered at the Chicago History Museum Nov. 12 for the induction of the 2014 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Survey: LGBT youth in Illinois often hear anti-LGBT remarks - From a GLSEN press release - Illinois ( Nov. 13, 2014 ) — GLSEN ( the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network ) today released state-level ...
Lambda, ACLU ask Supreme Court to review Ohio marriage cases - From a press release - ( Cincinnati, OH, November 14, 2014 ) — Today Lambda Legal, the ACLU and private firm Gerhardstein & Branch filed ...
Former Chicago Mayor Byrne dies - One-term Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne, the city's first and still-only female mayor, died Nov. 14 at age 81, according to ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
Court denies South Dakota's motion to dismiss marriage suit - From a National Center for Lesbian Rights press release - ( Sioux Falls, SD, Nov. 14, 2014 )—South Dakota's marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after United States Judge Karen ...
U of C hosts LGBTQ homelessness discussion - From a press release - UChicago's new RSO Queers United in Power Presents: Action & LGBTQ Homelessness—A Panel Discussion, Wed., Nov. 19, 7 p.m., at ...
Roosevelt U. hosts Equality vs. Liberation forum - From a press release - Roosevelt University will host the National Women's Hall of Fame forum, "Does Equality Ask Us to Settle for Less?" at ...
Shareholders to corporations: Improve policies for foreign-based LGBTs - From a press release - November 12, 2014 — A group of U.S. investors has written to some of the nation's largest publicly traded corporations ...
PASSAGES Trans lesbian author Leslie Feinberg dies - The following obituary was provided by the family, and uses female pronouns per Feinberg's request. Leslie Feinberg, who identified as ...
Ministry fundraiser to benefit homeless LGBT youth - From a press release - The Love's in Need of Love Concert will be presented Nov. 21 by The Lighthouse Church of Chicago to benefit ...
National Women's Hall of Fame hosts forum in Chicago - "Does equality ask us to settle for less?" was the topic of a National Women's Hall of Fame forum at ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Chicagoans among POZ 100 youth - From a press release - NEW YORK CITY, November 17, 2014 — POZ magazine, an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and ...
Veteran killed; Perry disrupted; Collins honored - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - An Army veteran beaten by a man he met at a bar died nearly a week after being hospitalized with ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
UN tackles conversion therapy; Farrell's letter; Pope Francis - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - For the first time in its history, the United Nations Committee Against Torture ( CAT ) expressed concern over the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
HRC releases Corporate Equality Index - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A record 366 businesses earned the Human Rights Campaign's latest Corporate Equality Index's ( CEI's ) top score of 100 ...
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL Veterans' marriage benefits - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Dear Ask Lambda Legal, I'm a married U.S. Army veteran and living in Arkansas. We're wondering about spousal benefits for ...
Author: Susan Sommer
VIEWS Stigma continues with new HIV-criminalization case - Despite the immense progress made in the battle to destigmatize HIV and end HIV criminalization laws, the mainstream media is ...
Author: Suraj Madoori
Leaving a legacy: Danny Kopelson reflects on Hall of Fame life - Danny Kopelson is heading west—bound for Palm Springs, California—leaving behind a multimillion-dollar legacy to Chicago's LGBT community. Escaping the polar ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Social Security plaintiff on love, loss and the fight ahead - Born in Florida in 1957, David Williams has always been a practical man; intelligent, soft spoken, gentle in nature and ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Darren Walker: The first out gay president of the Ford Foundation - Darren Walker is the first openly gay president of the Ford Foundation, the second largest philanthropy organization in the country. ...
Author: Angelique Smith
LGBT and civil rights groups: Don't exclude LGBT immigrants - From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — LGBT and civil rights organizations strongly urge President Obama not to exclude long-resident LGBT individuals from the ...
Marriage begins Thursday at noon in South Carolina - From a press release - ( Charleston, SC, November 18, 2014 ) - Today, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit denied the ...
VIEWS Gone - Life: A recurring column - On the road again. It was no surprise that I was moving once again. Ever since my adoptive mother kicked ...
Author: Breezi C.
PASSAGES Eraineya Stone Newell dies - Eraineya Stone Newell, a Chicago native and entertainer locally for about 25 years, particularly at North Side bars, died in ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Accelerate Culture launches with survey on arts, city livability - From a press release - CHICAGO — A new public opinion survey released today shows Chicago residents overwhelmingly agree arts and culture attract tourists, improve ...
Michigan says gay marriages void after appellate decision - Lawyers for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Nov. 14 filed a six-page supplemental brief that said the 300 marriages ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Lambda Legal observes Transgender Awareness Week - ( New York, NY, November 17, 2014 ) - In observance of National Transgender Awareness Week November 17th to November ...
Gay environmentalist wants to create a 'fabulous planet' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - LGBT runners and avid readers don't find it too difficult to locate groups that pair personal interests with their identities. ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
LETTER Lesbian and Gay Bar Association Pres to Gov.-elect Rauner - Dear Mr. Rauner, A photo of you published on Nov. 5, 2014, with your completed ballot indicates that you voted ...
Santorum at NU event - Anti-gay ex-U.S. senator and 2012 presidential candidate Rick Santorum will speak at Northwestern Nov. 19 at the College Republicans' fall ...
HRC releases municipal index - Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) has released Municipal Equality Index ( MEI )—which "examines the laws, policies, and services ...
TWO has 'Religion Freedom Farce' campaign; Plaque honors Washington - Chicago-based organization Truth Wins Out ( TWO ) has announced the launch of its "Religious Freedom Farce" campaign. The campaign ...
Jason Collins to retire from NBA - Jason Collins, who became the first openly gay athlete in North America's four recognized major team sports when he played ...

Entertainment
Lakeside Pride, Lea DeLaria and Artemis celebrate Women In Music - Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles celebrated Women in Music Nov. 16 with Lea DeLaria as host. DeLaria, currently staring as "Big ...
Chicago Artists Chorale inaugural concert Dec. 16 - From a press release - CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2014 — The Chicago Artists Chorale, a new group of more than 50 members entirely from the ...
Out actor Harrison White on LGBT productions, Chicago roots - As a kid growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Harrison White always dreamed of being a performer. "I ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Director Mike Nichols dies - Mike Nichols, the entertainment icon and husband of ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer, died suddenly at the age of 83, ...
THEATER REVIEW Bearly Legal - Playwrights: The ensemble. At: GayCo Productions at The Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted St.. Tickets: 773-871-3793 or ; $13-$18. Runs ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Iphigenia in Aulis - Playwright: Euripides, translated by Nicholas Rudall. At: Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets: 773-753-4472; ; $45-$65. Runs through: Dec. ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Tamer of Horses - Playwright: William Mastrosimone. At: Teatro Vista at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-871-3000; ; $25-$30. Runs through: Dec. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Women at War - Playwright: Megan Carney. At: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N.Ridge Ave. Tickets: 773-334-7728; ; $32-$35. Runs through: Dec. 6 Women at ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
DISH: SAVOR Old Crow Smokehouse; Kokopelli - Chef Tony Scruggs is Old Crow Smokehouse ( 3506 N. Clark St.; http:// ). This is something he told me ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
About Face Theatre presents Big Red and the Boys - From a press release - CHICAGO ( November 12, 2014 ) — For that special mix of naughty and nice, About Face Theatre, in association ...
Artemis Singers to present "Loves Lost, Loves Found" in 2015 - Artemis Singers presents "Loves Lost, Loves Found" concert Feb. 6 & 7, 2015 Artemis Singers ( ), Chicago's Lesbian Feminist ...
Richard Simmons; Anderson Cooper pranked; Hot in Cleveland ending - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Richard Simmons' spokesperson that although the exercise guru is "sad" that a knee injury has sidelined him professionally, he is ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
R Family Vacations: Staying strong and fabulous - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - R Family Vacations was founded 11 years ago by travel entrepreneur Gregg Kaminsky and Kelli Carpenter and since then 19,000 ...
Author: Jeff Guaracino
The fairy gardener - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - I have many rose of Sharon shrubs in my yard and, of course, many seedlings that I eventually give away ...
Author: Jim Edminster
BENT NIGHTS Reagan Youth - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The highly influential anarcho-punk rock pioneers Reagan Youth stormed Reggie's Rock Club Nov. 15 for what turned into a hardcore ...
Author: Vern Hester
COMEDY Todd Glass admits to some dos and don'ts - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Todd Glass is eager to come to Chicago's UP Comedy Club Nov. 20-22 as he shares some words about his ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
OUT! Bowling in Naperville through Dec. 18; Sports news - OUT! Bowling in Naperville runs through Dec. 18 Organizer Nathaniel Miracle has put together an LGBTQ bowling league at Naperville ...
Entertainment: Auditorium marks 125th; concert fundraiser; Barlesque - Auditorium Theatre to mark 125th with gala Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its ...
Soap opera's Hall in 'Special Rudolph' Dec. 7 - Days of Our Lives star Deidre Hall will be featured in Hell in a Handbag's annual benefit "A Very Special ...
Film events: Scrooge & Marley; Indie film fest - 'Scrooge & Marley' has local screenings The holiday season moves into high gear on Saturday, Dec. 6, and Sunday, Dec. ...
Theater spotlight; Critics' Picks - The reconceived 2012 Broadway revival of Annie wasn't the smash hit that many in the theater industry hoped. So instead ...
Mapplethorpe; In These Boxes; Art Smith to be honored - Mapplethorpe exhibition through Nov. 22 "Robert Mapplethorpe: Photographs from The Kinsey Institute Collection" will go on display through Nov. 22 ...
Billy Masters - "What I say in the book is, 'A BJ a day keeps the divorce attorney away.'" —Niecy Nash shares her ...
Author: Billy Masters
TRAVEL Eureka Springs, Ark.: Living on mountain time - Like the gravity of spring water running down a mountainside, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, located in the Ozarks in the northwest ...
Author: Kirk Williamson, Nightspots Editor
AOL True Trans concludes first season - By Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer In the late 1990s, America Online's ( AOL's ) chat rooms were havens for transgender people ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
John Ritter's son plays gay character on CBS' 'The McCarthys' - On Nov. 10, Windy City Times participated in a conference call with actor Tyler Ritter ( son of the late, ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Lypsinka back on stage after almost a decade - By Frank Pizzoli - John Epperson's legendary Lypsinka is now on the New York stage until Jan. 3, 2015. The character is his lip-synching ...
Angela Bassett on 'Horror Story' and playing intersex - NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION - Actress Angela Bassett continues to take on interesting projects in an ever-growing career. She has morphed into real-life people such ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE Talking with Mr. Grinch - The Chicago Theatre goes green this holiday season with a new production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Knight at the Movies: Foxcatcher; film notes - Foxcatcher left me feeling tremendously unsettled. It's eerie, pervasive undertone fills one with a sense of dread—not unlike Sean Durkin's ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Rockin' around the Christmas tree with Dee Snider - NUNN ON ONE - Dee Snider always finds a way to rock. In the '80s his group Twisted Sister made unforgettable videos for "We're ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
DANCIN' FEATS Da' Von Doane embraces all facets of himself - After a 16-year absence, Dance Theatre of Harlem ( DTH ) comes into town Nov. 21-23 to perform at Chicago's ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke

Outlines
Thanksgiving options; award-winning restaurants - Dining news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Coco Pazzo Cafe, 636 N. St. Clair St., will be open Thanksgiving, offering a meal for $45. Some of the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Transgender Day of Remembrance; LGBTQA activism exhibit; PFLAG - 'Transgender Day of Remembrance' Nov. 20 "Transgender Day of Remembrance & Resilience" will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 ...
LGBT sports airing through live Web streaming network - The CCE Sports Network was created in May 2012, to provide a multi-media platform for the LGBT sports community that ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times


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