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LGBTQ Senior Housing applications to open up - Heartland Housing and the Center on Halsted are in the final months of realizing their goal of combined senior housing ...
Lady Tajma Hall dies - Updated with funeral information - Tajma Hall, a Chicago-based entertainer who shined worldwide, died Saturday morning, April 19, of cardiac arrest at Evanston Hospital. She ...
Author: Ross Forman
Soccer sensation Abby Wambach set for the 2014 season - Abby Wambach has been out since she was 22, just not to the world. Her soccer coaches and teammates knew. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times

News
Lambda Legal Bon Foster benefit honors Fred Eychaner - Video links below. - Longtime businessman, activist and philanthropist Fred Eychaner received a standing ovation from the hundreds of people attending the Lambda Legal ...
Mom shoots boyfriend's partner, claims violent man - From a press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned about the homicide of Jamie Johnson, age 36, in ...
The New Black to be screened April 26 - From a press release - CHICAGO, IL, April 11, 2014 - The Next Movement, a committee of Trinity United Church of Christ's Prison Ministry presents ...
LGBTQ Senior Housing applications to open up - Heartland Housing and the Center on Halsted are in the final months of realizing their goal of combined senior housing ...
Author: Tracy Baim
Lady Tajma Hall dies - Updated with funeral information - Tajma Hall, a Chicago-based entertainer who shined worldwide, died Saturday morning, April 19, of cardiac arrest at Evanston Hospital. She ...
Author: Ross Forman
Equality House in Topeka exhibits The Legacy Project - From a press release - The Grand Opening of "Equality House Presents The Legacy Project" recently drew hundreds of people to the groundbreaking rainbow colored ...
LGBTQ individuals come out for Hillary at event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - To some Democrats, Hillary Clinton is the only viable presidential candidate for 2016. Megan Mandeville met her at an Association ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Chicago House brunch to honor Jakobbson - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Chicago House and Social Service Agency is putting finishing touches on its 26th annual Spring Brunch and Fashion Show, to ...
Author: Matt Simonette
World news: Russia HIV law; Brunei delays stoning law - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A law has been proposed in Russia that would force anyone with HIV to join a database, and submit their ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Houston mayor's anti-bias law; stunning trans report - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Lesbian Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proposed an ordinance that would ban discrimination regarding workplaces, public businesses, housing, city employment ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Group reaches out to South Side LGBTQs - Contrary to conventional wisdom, queers exist on the South Side. Native South Sider Janet Anne Bloom, 56, decided pilgrimages should ...
Author: Jason Carson Wilson
LGBTQ homeless youth summit May 2-5 - CHICAGO—Windy City Times is hosting a summit May 2-5 on LGBTQ youth in the Chicago region, to assess the current ...
Prop 8 defender has lesbian stepdaughter - Charles J. Cooper—the chief legal defender of Proposition 8 for the duration of the Perry case—has an openly gay stepdaughter ...
HHS announces Medicare info for same-sex marriages - The Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) announced that the Social Security Administration ( SSA ) is ...
Lesbian of color poised to make history at Wash. state supreme court - Judge Mary Yu volunteered her time to marry the first same-sex couple in Washington State, Sarah and Emily Cofer, at ...
Author: Sarah Toce, The Seattle Lesbian
HBHC to host community town-hall meetings - Howard Brown Health Center Hosts Community Town-Hall Meetings CHICAGO ( April 21, 2014 ) — Howard Brown Health Center ( ...
LGBT, immigrant youth unite for White House action - From a press release - April 22, 2014 - Immigrant and LGBT youth activists from the Immigrant Youth Coalition, Gay-Straight Alliance Network, and the National ...
Jodie Foster gets married - Oscar winner Jodie Foster and her photographer girlfriend of almost a year, Alexandra Hedison, got married recently, according to E! ...
Marriage paper part of gender/sexuality symposium - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage ... Is Marriage Becoming Institutionalized Among Same-Sex Couples?" was the topic of University of ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
International flavor at Holy Covenant MCC - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Rev. Tania Guzman, an out lesbian from the Dominican Republic, is the new interim pastor at Holy Covenant Metropolitan Community ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Drag/burlesque workshop series held at SAIC - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's ( SAIC's ) Office of Diversity and JRV Majesty ...
Author: Vern Hester
Hall of Fame Celebrity Bowl May 10 at Waveland - Friends of the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame ( GLHF ) will host the 3rd Annual Hall of ...
College disinvites Dustin Lance Black over photos - Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has slammed administrators at his former college in an open letter after the school withdrew ...
LETTERS Action and reaction - Dear Windy City Times: I am responding to a letter to the Windy City Times from R.M. Schultz about Chuck ...
VIEWPOINTS America cleans up homophobic lexicon - As the country becomes more accepting of the civil rights of its LGBTQ residents, it is also beginning to re-examine ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Asian-American LGBTQ archive items sought - The Queer Asian-American Archive project based at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking materials for a new collection ...
WCT up for Lisagor journalism award - Windy City Times newspaper is a finalist for a Chicago Headline Club Peter Lisagor Award in the category of editorial ...
La. keeps outdated sodomy law - The Louisiana House voted 66-27 to keep the state's unconstitutional sodomy ban under Louisiana's "crimes against nature" law, according to ...
$8.7M grant for young MSM and HIV study - Thanks to an $8.7-million grant from the National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Drug Abuse, the largest comprehensive study of ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey

Entertainment
Lesbianography: Lesbians and Sex, Out at CHM May 8 - From a press release - CHICAGO ( April 17, 2014 ) — The Chicago History Museum will conclude its eleventh season of the LGBT program ...
Rogers & Hollands adds Rony Tennenbaum jewelry - From a press release - With marriage equality making major strides across the country, the burgeoning same-sex wedding industry is attracting a wide range of ...
CCC brings back two Chicago-born LGBTQ hits - SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT - Two of the most recent high-profile Chicago shows focusing on the LGBTQ community include The New Colony's 2011 comedy 5 ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Way West - Playwright: Mona Mansour. At: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.. Tickets: 312-335-1650; ; $20-$78. Runs through: June 8 "Some people ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Table to Action event April 25 in Chicago - From a press release - A community of local activists, organizers, faith leaders and scholars will gather April in Chicago for a day-long participatory workshop ...
Jeff Awards nominees include BoHo Theatre, Oracle - Chicago, IL. The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 128 nominations in 24 categories of Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that ...
Matt Miner talks animal liberation, lesbian storyline - NUNN ON ONE: COMIC BOOKS Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Matt Miner is a writer who believes in what he does for a living. As a longtime animal-rights supporter, Miner ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
The Becker book outrage - To say there's been a flurry of discussion around the release of a new book on the legal case that ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Sister Spit heats up a frigid Chicago - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Continuing a feminist/queer tradition which began in 1994, this year's Sister Spit tour rolled into the Reva and David Logan ...
Author: Vern Hester
Billy Masters - Have you heard about Bryan Singer and the underage teen? In 1999, Michael Egan was 17. He claims Marc Collins-Rector ...
Author: Billy Masters
'The New Black' screening, talk on April 26 - The New Black—part of the ( In )Justice for All Film Festival that's taking place in various venues around Chicago—will ...
Local gay singer Jonathan Zeng releases new CD - by Charlsie Dewey Singer-songwriter and pianist Jonathan Zeng and his partner, Edward Wagner, moved to Chicago in January. Previously the ...
Christina Perri follows her 'Head' and 'Heart' - NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC - Singer Christina Perri—who hails from Philadelphia—proved herself before even signing a record deal with a gem of a song called ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MOVIES Cameron Diaz: The real thing - Cameron Diaz is all about breaking the rules ... especially when someone else is breaking them, too. Strutting into a ...
Author: Chris Azzopardi
Spotlight - If you missed At the Flash—Sean Chandler and David Leeper's one-man show that was the very first winner of Pride ...
Knight at the Movies: Child's Pose; In the Name Of; notes - The cinema of Eastern Europe has been particularly vibrant in the last five years, with two films—Child's Pose ( opening ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
ALCC's 'Motown' benefit on May 1 - AIDS Legal Council of Chicago ( ALCC ) has teamed with Broadway in Chicago, Downtown Bar & Lounge, and Shellback ...
THEATER REVIEW Mud Blue Sky - Playwright: Marisa Wegrzyn At: A Red Orchid, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722; ; $25-$30 Runs through: May 25 Flight ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW L'Imbecile - Playwright: Aaron Adair At: Babes With Blades Theatre Company at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave. Tickets: 773-904-0391; ; $20 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
CRITICS' PICKS - Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show, About Face Theatre and Silk Road Rising, extended through May 4. New About Face ...
DOUBLE REVIEW Dorian, Snow White and the Seven Drag Queens - DOUBLE REVIEW - Dorian Playwrights: Ben Lobpries & Tommy Rapley At: The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. ...
Elton John honors Knuckles; Matt Bomer's married - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - After the sudden death of house-music pioneer Frankie Knuckles last month, the Elton John AIDS Foundation announced it is creating ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times

Outlines
Soccer sensation Abby Wambach set for the 2014 season - Abby Wambach has been out since she was 22, just not to the world. Her soccer coaches and teammates knew. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
3rd Annual Hall of Fame Celebrity Bowl May 10 - Friends of the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame ( GLHF ) host the 3rd annual Celebrity Bowl, Sat., ...
Baconfest expanding - The annual Baconfest Chicago event has been so successful that it's expanding. While it's still being held at the UIC ...
DISH: SAVOR SpritzBurger; Bites Asian Tapas - DISH: WEEKLY DINING GUIDE Special to on the online edition of Windy City Times - This week's column looks at two very different restaurants that are in the same neighborhood: Lake View. SpritzBurger ( 3819 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
GLAAD Hatters have fun, raise money - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - GLAAD allies and supporters gathered April 19 to help save lives. About 80 people packed Lake View restaurant Taverna 750, ...
Author: Jason Carson Wilson
ALMA holds historic networking event - ALMA—now known as the Association of Latino/as Motivating Action—held its first networking event for Latino/a LGBTQ leaders and allies April ...
Doctor sheds light on cosmetic surgery - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Dr. David Shifrin specialized in cosmetic surgery because, he said, of his perceptive nature, love of geometry and creative desire. ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Body painter Barsallo delights gallery crowd - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Liz Baudler - Orlando Barsallo made robin b gallery, 1123 W. Armitage Ave., "ooh" and "ahh" on April 17 with his one-of-a-kind body ...
PROFILE Chicago lesbian hooked on CrossFit craze - Jen Benson is a Crossfit coach and competitor—and clearly hooked. "I definitely got bit by the competition bug," she said. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Taste of Chicago names headliners - The City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ( DCASE ) is pleased to announce ...
Antique/jewelry show April 24-28 - The Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, which the Palm Beach Show Group will present, will debut at Navy ...
We Love Pets - Mr. Peppermint is a three-year-old male New Zealand White. He has a lot of personality; he loves to follow you ...
Author: Terri Klinsky, Windy City Times
Hash House's tractor bar; Ceres' Table in Lake View - Dining news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Hash House A Go Go, 1212 N. State St., has unveiled a brand-new "Tractor Bar" bar snacks menu and beverage ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Gay in the Life: Marcelina K. Villalobos - Her job title for United Airlines is ramp service agent, but that doesn't nearly tell what this Chicago native does ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Women of All Cultures Together marks 20 years - Chicagoans unite over many things: Cubs or Sox baseball, the Hawks and the Bulls, loaded hot dogs on Navy Pier, ...
Author: Sarah Toce
VEHICLE REVIEW 2014 Toyota Corolla gets its 'S' together - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - I was not a fan of the last-generation Toyota Corolla. It was an underdeveloped, over-hyped piece of boredom that relied ...
Author: Casey Williams, Gaywheels.com


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