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Claps continues as IDHR director under Rauner - Illinois Department of Human Rights ( IDHR ) Director Rocco Claps has been re-appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to continue ...
Lamia Beard, transgender woman of color, killed in Norfolk - From a press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned of the homicide of Lamia Beard a transgender woman ...
Jobe to become Illinois tourism chief - Springfield city council member and Illinois comptroller official Cory Jobe has been picked to be the state's new director of ...

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Jobe to become Illinois tourism chief - Springfield city council member and Illinois comptroller official Cory Jobe has been picked to be the state's new director of ...
ELECTIONS 2015: Challengers seek aldermanic posts - 5TH WARD Urban policy pro Jocelyn Hare runs for 5th Ward seat. Read article at the link: http:// . 46th ...
Chicago Women Take Action forum hosts mayoral candidates - The pews of the Chicago Temple were crammed with supporters and guests of Chicago Women Take Action ( CWTA ) ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Religious extremists target bakers with requests for 'God Hates Fags' cakes - From a Truth Wins Out press release - CHICAGO — Yesterday, Peter LaBarbera triumphantly posted a series of anti-gay videos from Theodore Shoebat, son of extremist Christian convert ...
Softball player critically injured at gay tournament in Las Vegas - A San Diego man was seriously injured at a gay softball tournament in Las Vegas on Jan. 18. Mike Petracca ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Lambda Legal on nomination of Rev. Meeks as Chair, IL State Board of Education - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL, January 23, 2015 ) — In response to Governor Rauner's nomination of Reverend James Meeks as Chair ...
Out at CHM opens series with transgender resilience - The Chicago History Museum began its 12th annual Out at CHM series on January 22 with Transmopolitan: Transgender Resilience. Trans ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Lamia Beard, transgender woman of color, killed in Norfolk - From a press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned of the homicide of Lamia Beard a transgender woman ...
Chris Johnson, printer, artist, feminist leader, dies - Christine Johnson, a former Chicagoan who played a key role in the early Women-in-Print and women in trades movements locally ...
PASSAGES Punk rocker Meghan Galbraith dies - Meghan Galbraith, 35, front woman for the queer Chicago-based rock/pop/punk trio band 8 Inch Betsy, died Jan. 22 after a ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Center on Halsted's 2015 Human First Gala to convene as Kinfolk - From a press release - Center on Halsted will host the annual Human First Performance & Gala on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. ...
Saks withdraws argument that trans people not covered by Title VII - From a National Center for Lesbian Rights press release - HOUSTON, TX — In two major victories for transgender civil rights, today Saks Fifth Avenue withdrew a motion to dismiss ...
TPAN receives $115,000 from Alphawood Foundation - From a TPAN press release - Chicago, Illinois, December January 26, 2015—Test Positive Aware Network ( TPAN ) received a grant for general operations in the ...
Transgender woman of color killed in Texas - From a NCAVP press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned of the homicide of Ty Underwood, a transgender woman ...
DJ held after fatal Lake Shore Drive crash - A popular Chicago DJ is being held on $1 million bond after a Jan. 19 car crash resulting in the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Original 'ex-ex-gay' John Evans dies - From a TWO press release - CHICAGO — Truth Wins Out today mourned the death of John Evans, a man who in 1973 co-founded the first ...
AFC's 30 year gala May 16, star of Transparent master of ceremonies - From a press release - WHAT: The AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) commemorates 30 years of action with the HIV/AIDS community during its ...
HRC to Mormon leaders: Don't leave anyone behind - From a press release - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) recognized the three apostles and a senior female leader of ...
World: Turing notebook; ISIS killing gays; king makes history - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A notebook said to contain detailed mathematics and computer science notes written by Alan Turing, the late gay British cryptographer, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National: N. Dak. marriage; Mary Cheney; Anderson Cooper - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Ty Underwood, a 24-year-old transgender woman of color, was fatally shot early Jan. 26 in North Tyler, Texas, according to ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Dining: Kanela cocktails; Crew's ownership changes - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Kanela Breakfast Club in Old Town, Lake View and Wicker Park—which recently received its liquor license—has debuted a menu of ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
The fight of her life: Longtime activist Healy battles cancer - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Sheila Healy focuses on today, maybe tomorrow. She finds joy with her beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dog named Maddie ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicago Auto Show set for Feb. 14-22; Uber apologizes - The Chicago Auto Show will take place Feb. 14-22 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. Called North America's ...
VIEWS Historic Black LGBTQ talk on 'Selma' takes place - If Bayard Rustin were alive today, he certainly would have been proud on Monday as the LGBTQ communities held discussions ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Chicago Women in Trades forges new, nontraditional lives - One of the legacies left when feminist leader Christine Johnson passed way Jan. 23 was an indelible advancement in the ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Apartment Adoption Projects starts for homeless Chicago youth - CHICAGO—The 750 Club Apartment Adoption Project has launched in Chicago to provide private apartments for youth moving out of transitional ...
39TH WARD Gay aldermanic candidate runs as 'anti-Emanuel' - ELECTIONS 2015 - Joe Laiacona is an out gay man who has lived in Albany Park for over a decade. Under the pen ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Lesbian candidate vies to win seat as 46th Ward alderman - ELECTIONS 2015 - Business attorney Amy Crawford, an openly gay partner with the Chicago firm Kirkland & Ellis, is mounting a campaign to ...
Author: Matt Simonette
35TH WARD Openly gay candidate seeks to unseat Colon - ELECTIONS 2015: - Organizer Carlos Ramirez-Rosa has been, since September, working to unseat longtime 35th Ward Ald. Rey Colon. Ramirez-Rosa is the first ...
Author: Matt Simonette
5TH WARD Urban policy pro Jocelyn Hare runs for 5th Ward seat - ELECTIONS 2015 - Growing up in a multiracial household as the granddaughter of first-generation Chinese immigrants, candidate Jocelyn Hare ( who identifies as ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Immigration and the LGBT community: Inside ICE detention - Part three - Every Friday at 7:15 a.m., Sister Pat Murphy and Sister JoAnn Persch of the Sisters of Mercy in Chicago arrive ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
LGBT issues part of 2015 aging confab - Aging in America 2015 will take place March 23-27 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Dr.—and LGBT issues ...
Claps continues as IDHR director under Rauner - Illinois Department of Human Rights ( IDHR ) Director Rocco Claps has been re-appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to continue ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Of interest: Or Chadash; Her HRC; State of AIDS; teen web series - Cornel West lecture Feb. 1 at Rockefeller The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Annual Public Lecture ...
Artist hosts 'ap[ART]' benefit, celebration - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Family, friends and fans came together as a community to support Erik Sosa's "ap[ART]" fundraiser at Chicago's National Museum of ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers

Entertainment
Entertainment: Zarley's new CD; Dan Savage project; Kylie Minogue - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Out singer-songwriter Matt Zarley will release his newest album, hopefulROMANTIC, on Feb. 10, according to a press release. hopefulROMANTIC will ...
Billy Masters - "Happy Birthday Russell. Birthdays are like rim jobs—you gotta get involved. Open up and get ready for another great year!"—So ...
Author: Billy Masters
'Orange' nabs SAG awards - The awards season continued with the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Jan. 25. The Netflix series Orange Is the ...
Knight at the Movies: Baby, it's cold outside! - When the weather outside is frightful—as it is these short, frosty days—that's the time when a film fan like myself ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Music events: Artemis concert Feb. 6-7; OUTMusic Awards put off - Artemis Singers concert Feb. 6-7 Chicago lesbian feminist chorus Artemis Singers will present "Loves Lost, Loves Found," a concert of ...
Theater Spotlight; Critics' Picks - If you've ever wanted to attend an immersive performance art happening, now is your chance to do so with REVIVAL ...
PBS series includes 'Limited Partnership' and 'Homestretch' - A film about a couple's decades-long fight for the right to marry and a documentary about homeless Chicago youths are ...
Chicago Theatre Week grows; About Face's 'A Kid Like Jake' in Feb. - Chicago Theatre Week is expanding. The upcoming celebration of theatregoing in Chicago is returning for its third year and will ...
THEATER REVIEW Accidentally, Like A Martyr - Playwright: Grant James Varjas. At: A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722; ; $30-$35. Runs through: March ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Plastic Revolution - Book: Will Cavedo & Andrew Hobgood; Score: Julie Nichols and Hobgood. At: The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play - Playwright: Anne Washburn; music by Michael Friedman. At: Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 1-773-975-8150; ; $38 ( $25 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle - Playwright: Ross Dungan. At: Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn Ave.. Tickets: 866-811-4111; ; $10-$35. Runs through: Feb. 28 Consider for ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
BENT NIGHTS George Ezra holds concert at UIC Pavilion - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Regardless of how her career evolves from here on out, Adele will go down in history for bringing back the ...
Author: Victor Salvo
BOOKS 'Boystown' moves from online to print - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - When Jake Biondi set out to begin writing Boystown in the summer of 2013, his intention was to make it ...
Author: Joe Franco
Event headlines in dance, music, art - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Giordano Dance at Auditorium Jan. 31 The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., will present Giordano Dance ...
MUSIC Gwen Stefani: Underneath it all - From bed in her Los Angeles home, Gwen Stefani insisted she doesn't mind doing her first gay press interview in ...
Author: Chris Azzopardi
Coming up in film and music - Films on LGBTs and the Middle East on Jan. 31 Silk Road Rising and the Chicago Palestine Film Festival will ...
MUSIC Mike Maimone and the Mutts set out to impress in 2015 - Mike Maimone is a gay musician whose most recent passion project is as manager, vocalist, and keyboardist with the band, ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
NUNN ON ONE: THEATER K. Todd Freeman flies freely in 'Airline Highway' - Steppenwolf ensemble member K. Todd Freeman is bringing sass to a Sissy this season. Directed by the "Wicked"-ly talented Joe ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT A modern 'Princess' - Out playwright and performer Aaron Holland's world premiere play Princess Mary Demands Your Attention includes a mystical drag queen, pot-smoking ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Joel Grey officially comes out as gay - Broadway and movie veteran Joel Grey has officially come out as a gay man, according to People magazine. Grey was ...

Outlines
Moxie networks LGBTs in urban planning areas - Steven Vance, a transportation blogger for Streetsblog, made a simple suggestion last January: that there be a group for queer ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
CGHA to skate at Soldier Field after Hockey City Classic - When members of the Chicago Gay Hockey Association ( CGHA ) took the ice at Soldier Field in Chicago for ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies - Chuck Jacobson was living and working in Chicago in 2005 when he went to New York City for a June ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Quare Square a South Side stronghold - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Quare Square, a monthly open mic for queer women of color and allies, is a flashback to the now-defunct POWWOW, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Five Worth Finding - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Glovely ( http:// ): They not only look stylish—but they're multifunctional. Glovely items not only keep your digits warm, but ...
2015 Detroit Auto Show recap: Five best cars, three trends - - The media preview of the 2015 North American International Auto Show has come to an end, and most of us ...
Author: Richard Read, GayWheels.com
DISH: Crew Sports Bar + Grill; Leghorn expands - - A few years ago, I remember attending an LGBT-focused event downtown. There were various goodies on the table, and I ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Letters to the editor: Bowled over - I was delighted to read the Jan. 21 article by Carrie Maxwell entitled "Affinity kicks off 20th-anniv. year with Burning ...
in the Life: David Garcia - Some see David Garcia as simply a hair dresser, hairstylist or hair guru. But he considers himself, a style educator. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Queer children's book author Gonzalez creates gender-neutral character - Queer children's book author and illustrator Maya Christina Gonzalez did something unique with her third picture book; she didn't specify ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
DISH: SAVOR El Mariachi Tequila Bar - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - El Mariachi Tequila Bar ( 3906 N. Broadway; http://elmariachitequilabar.com/ ) is in the same family of restaurants as Tutto Fresco ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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