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Halsted's Brown Elephant to move - On April 9, the Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC) announced that its flagship Brown Elephant resale shop will be moving ...
UMass Amherst b-ball player Derrick Gordon comes out - From a GLAAD press release - AMHERST, MA — GLAAD and the You Can Play Project, one of North America's leading organizations dedicated to ensuring equality ...
Supreme Court won't hear bias case - From a news release - WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court of the United States declined April 7 to hear a case brought by a New ...
Area officials monitoring L.A. meningitis scare - Chicago health officials are closely monitoring several cases of meningitis that have recently broken out in the Los Angeles area, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
51+ LGBTQ groups back #Not1more to end deportations - From press releases - Transgender Law Center and Southerners On New Ground, alongside a broad coalition of LGBTQ organizations, have endorsed the #Not1more Deportation ...
Judge plans to strike down OH marriage recog. ban - From press releases - WASHINGTON - Today a federal judge announced he will strike down Ohio's constitutional amendment banning the state from recognizing same-sex ...
Anti-gay Mozilla CEO resigns after backlash - Mozilla co-founder/CEO Brendan Eich has resigned after he came under fire for donating to a campaign to ban gay marriage ...

News
Political Science Panel considers LGBT public policy - Within the Midwest Political Science Association's ( MPSA ) 72nd annual conference, LGBT-related caucus panel "LGBT equality: Public opinion, public ...
Lavender U: Balay on sexuality, gender in steel mills - Video links below - If you're like many gay urbanites in Chicago, living "out and proud" feels second nature, given the many gains of ...
Author: Derrick Clifton
HHS: Some same-sex couples now equal status for Medicare - From a press release - Today, the Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) announced that the Social Security Administration ( SSA ) ...
UN Development Commission: Don't trade away LGBT rights - IGLHRC press release - ( April 3, 2014 — New York ) Heads of state and top government officials from all over the world ...
Anti-gay Mozilla CEO resigns after backlash - Mozilla co-founder/CEO Brendan Eich has resigned after he came under fire for donating to a campaign to ban gay marriage ...
Mississippi governor signs controversial anti-gay bill - From a GetEQUAL press release - In response to Governor Phil Bryant's signing of Senate Bill 2681, GetEQUAL - a national grassroots social justice organization focused ...
Kurtis, Baim and Meyer to get Lifetime Achievement Awards - From a press release - CHICAGO — The Chicago Headline Club, the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapter in the country, has announced the three ...
Judge plans to strike down OH marriage recog. ban - From press releases - WASHINGTON - Today a federal judge announced he will strike down Ohio's constitutional amendment banning the state from recognizing same-sex ...
51+ LGBTQ groups back #Not1more to end deportations - From press releases - Transgender Law Center and Southerners On New Ground, alongside a broad coalition of LGBTQ organizations, have endorsed the #Not1more Deportation ...
'Night of Noise' in Loop on April 11 - The 11th Annual Night of Noise—a "Break the Silence" rally—will take place Friday, April 11, 5:30 p.m., at the Thompson ...
Community forum to checks up UIC trans* health policies - University of Illinois at Chicago's ( UIC ) Gender and Sexuality Center ( GSC ) and the Institute for Research ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Area officials monitoring L.A. meningitis scare - Chicago health officials are closely monitoring several cases of meningitis that have recently broken out in the Los Angeles area, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Crossroads Fund presents annual awards - The Chicago-based Crossroads Fund, which grants money to a wide range of grassroots and progressive organizations, held their annual Seeds ...
Amnesty discussion focuses on LGBT rights - View videos below - Maintaining a united front is essential to keeping some LGBTI people alive. Queer Ugandan activist Clare Byarugaba, the Civil Society ...
Author: Jason Carson Wilson
Supreme Court won't hear bias case - From a news release - WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court of the United States declined April 7 to hear a case brought by a New ...
Gay Chicago businessmen getting national TV exposure - Stan Krozel and Kevin Ullery, partners in life and in business, are riding into the Shark Tank—the hit ABC-TV show ...
Project Fierce goes online to finance LGBT youth housing - A local grassroots organization is in the midst of a month-long, online fundraising drive to raise $25,000 for a transitional ...
Author: Matt Simonette
MPSA forums address LGBT global, media issues - Members of the Midwest Political Science Association convened April 2-6 at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., for ...
Author: Matt Simonette
TWO's Besen to host new show on progressive talk radio - From a press release - CHICAGO — Chicago's independent progressive talk, WCPT, announced today the addition of a new show to the line-up, "I've Got ...
Preview 10th Circuit - The Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals this week will become the second federal appeals court to tackle the question ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Lighthouse Church marks one year anniversary - Lighthouse Church of Chicago, led by Rev. Jamie Frazier ( pictured third from right ), held its one-year anniversary April ...
Band fun. UN Free & Equal Campaign Equality Champion - From a press release - Grammy Award Winning Band fun. Named United Nations Free & Equal Campaign Equality Champion NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 — ...
Executive Orders on workplace leave out LGBTs - From a press release - WASHINGTON — This morning, President Obama will sign two executive actions aimed at eliminating sex discrimination in federal contracting. Movement ...
Transgender man's surviving spouse wins benefits - From the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund - Following the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund's intervention, a major American car manufacturer reversed an initial decision to deny ...
Remarks by the President on equal pay for equal work - From the White House, Office of the Press Secretary - East Room, 11:58 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody. ( Applause. ) All right. Well, thanks to my friend, ...
Ohio "Marriage Caravan" to head to Chicago - A group of Columbus, Ohio-area residents are organizing what they call a "marriage caravan" that will journey to Chicago Friday ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Wis. has first trans elected official - In Wisconsin, transgender man Gypsy Vered Meltzer was elected to the Appleton City Council, marking a historic first, the Appleton ...
Gray, Baim, Rodriguez to be honored by Astraea May 16 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice will honor the legacy of Vernita Gray at an event in Chicago Friday, May ...
Harvey Milk stamp; political writer compares gays, Star Trek - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Civil-rights hero Harvey Milk, who in 1977 became the first openly gay person elected to public office in California, will ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Tom Daley is gay, not bi; fun. joins LGBT-equality campaign - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - British Olympic diver Tom Daley now says he's a gay man, according to E! Online. The announcement came months after ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
A mother reacts to gay son's marriage - By Joanne Gurion - After my son Charlie came out 10 years ago, I was overwhelmed with crippling feelings of guilt, fear and anxiety. ...
Women's health center moves to Uptown - By Janean L. Watkins - Amidst an audience of clients, community supporters, board members and members of the collective, Chicago Women's Health Center ( CWHC ...
Company pride groups join for The Legacy Project - On April 3, the Downtown Bar and Lounge was crammed with employees from a who's who of top American and ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
African activists discuss LGBT rights at roundtable - By Jason Carson Wilson - LGBT-rights activists from Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa gathered for a City of Chicago Office of LGBT Health-hosted roundtable discussion, ...
Bennett files more against Rev. Jesse Jackson - Tommy Bennett has filed more documents in his discrimination complaint against civil-rights and Rainbow PUSH leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Conference: Be 'bolder than out' on Black LGBT issues - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "Breaking the silence" with a conference filled with talk of action, The Coalition for Justice and Respect ( CJR ) ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Engendering Change panels: LGBT issues, mediation, governance - LGBT issues were among the topics discussed at the annual Engendering Change Chicago area graduate student conference April 5 at ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Royster keynotes annual Chicago-area grad-student confab - "Engendering funky futures: LaBelle, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Janelle Monae" was the topic of Dr. Francesca Royster's keynote address at the ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Halsted's Brown Elephant to move - On April 9, the Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC) announced that its flagship Brown Elephant resale shop will be moving ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Violence Against Women office issues LGBTQ guidance - From a NCAVP press release - Today, the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women ( OVW ) released guidance on a series ...
Transgender veteran cop to run for OK state house - from a press release - Oklahoma City— After 22 years on the Oklahoma City Police Department preceded by a tour in Desert Storm in the ...
LGBT confab at McHenry April 12 - McHenry County College will present "Pride: The Changing Perceptions of the LGBTQ Community" conference on Saturday, April 12, 8 a.m.-4:15 ...
Open for Business Coalition to fight anti-gay laws - From a press release - WASHNGTON, D.C.—April 4, 2014—The Open for Business Coalition, comprised of some of the nation's leading business associations, has formed to ...
Superfriends for the Struggle: Mentors and Icons - Cultural Q's: A recurring column - On Sunday, March 23, The New York Times celebrated Gloria Steinem, who has just turned 80. The Sunday Review section ...
Author: Francesca Royster
Letter to the editor: Pigeon-holed? - Dear Editor, I am responding to the article printed March 12, "Pansexual woman's journey empowers her to help others." After ...
Sally Field pens open letter about gay son - Oscar-winning actress Sally Field released an open letter about her gay son, according to a Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ...

Entertainment
Comedy night benefits NU's IMPACT program - A sold-out audience at the Laugh Factory Chicago April 7 saw local and out-of-town comedy and music acts perform in ...
GLAAD to honor Laverne Cox; new 'Horror Story' details - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Transgender star actress, producer and writer Laverne Cox will be honored at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Judging 'American Idol' with Keith Urban - Australian country singer Keith Urban tore up the charts with a string of hits since his debut in 1999 on ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Knight at the Movies: Captain America: The Winter Soldier - When it comes to Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the sequel to 2011's Captain America, it's clear from the box-office ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Chicago play brings former flames full circle in 'Cicada' - Amy Matheny and Jerre Dye have been in each other's lives on and off since the age of 15. First ...
Author: Sarah Toce
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Sexual and gender dualities on stage - The cascade of LGBTQIA works on Chicago-area stages continues with two world premieres opening this week. One deals with bisexuality ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
MOMBIAN Classic film about lesbian mothers now on DVD - MOMBIAN - The Fosters, ABC Family's drama about two moms raising their five children, ended its very successful first season this week. ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
Online media project shapes info on Black, LGBT youth - Chicago's North-South divide continues to define the city, even after decades of social change for Black and LGBT communities. Challenging ...
Author: Derrick Clifton
Lake View street renamed after Yoshi's chef - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On April 2, the intersection of North Halsted and West Aldine streets was renamed "Yoshi Katsumura Way." Chef-proprietor Katsumura and ...
Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand Up Comedy Show - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Aditi Brennan Kapil. At: About Face Theatre and Silk Road Rising at Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St. Tickets: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
CRITICS' PICKS - Bat-Hamlet, Corn Productions at the Cornservatory, through April 26. Melancholy Dane and Dark Knight meet in an action-packed two-genre spoof ...
A Place in the Woods - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Erik Gernand. At: The Fine Print Theatre Company at The Alley Stage of Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway. Tickets: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Peter and the Starcatcher - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Rick Elice. At: Bank of America, 18 West Monroe. Tickets: 800-775-2000 or ; $18-$85. Runs through: April 13 Are ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Spotlight: 33 RPM and a Few Seconds - Beirut-born multimedia artists Lina Saneh and Rabih Mroue make their Chicago debut with the semi-documentary 33 RPM and a Few ...
Gay men's chorus to celebrate Broadway - Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ( CGMC ) celebrates the best of last decade of Broadway with the "Bouncing of the ...
Sobule to release Dottie's Charms on Record Store Day - From a press release - Jill Sobule will release Dottie's Charms on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 19th. Her first album in over five years, ...
Hooking up with John Sanders of 'Starcatcher' - NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Peter and the Starcatcher is a prequel to the story of Peter Pan. Told cleverly with a talented cast depicting ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Getting the 'what' on Betty Who - NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Special to the online edition of Windy City Time - Mix pop singers like Robyn and Katy Perry with a pinch of Pink, and there's Betty Who. Born in Sydney, ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Chicago Latino Film Festival turns 30 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - To mark the 30th anniversary of the Chicago Latino Film Festival, event director Pepe Vargas and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ...
The Summer I Wasn't Me - BOOK REVIEW - by Jessica Verdi, $9.99; Sourcebooks; 342 pages This gripping YA ( young adult ) novel is a great read ...
Author: Sally Parsons
Billy Masters - "Well, I'm a gay guy. ... I'm not a straight guy who can let himself go."—Anderson Cooper responds to Howard ...
Author: Billy Masters
Windy City Gay Idol kicks off - Windy City Gay Idol kicked off at the Sofo Tap on Sun., April 6. Photo captions: 1 ) Finalist Timothy ...
Dustin Lance Black at Elmhurst College on May 8 - Openly gay and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black ( Milk ) will be at Elmhurst College's Frick Center Thursday, May ...
Sapna Kumar chases dreams to Hollywood - Stand-up comic, actor and longtime Chicago resident Sapna Kumar ( a former Windy City Times 30 Under 30 honoree ) ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
IPW's 'pow wow' has Janelle Monae, Jennifer Hudson - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Powered by U.S. Travel, the IPW kicked off its annual roaming event on April 6 at Cinespace Film Studio in ...
THEATER REVIEW Happy Endings - Playwright: Matt Tassell. At: Second Thought Theatre Company at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-327-5252; ; $25. Runs ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Artemis Singers concert May 31 at Broadway United - Artemis Singers concert May 31 at Broadway United Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, kicks off Pride Month a day ...
SAIC art sale April 11-12 - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( SAIC ) will hold its 14th annual "Spring Art Sale" April ...
Reeling to take place in Sept.; call for entries - Reeling 2014: The 32nd Chicago LGBT International Film Festival is now accepting film and video entries for this year's festival, ...
Queer concert series starts April 9 in Chicago - Anna Deshawn of E3 Radio has announced the "Queer As Art" concert series. The series is a sequence of four ...
DUDES webseries launches April 11 - From a press release - CHICAGO, Ill — Chicago is the home to a new web-series, DUDES, which launches Friday morning April 11. DUDES is ...

Outlines
National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame open to nominations - From a press release - ( Chicago, April 8th, 2014 ) — The National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations ...
John Gidding on decorating, Beijing and married life - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Turkish-born architect John Gidding has certainly led an intriguing life. After moving to the United States from Europe, he majored ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Center hosting contest for paid wedding - Center on Halsted has teamed with MINI of Chicago to present a marriage-equality event. This celebration to kick off Pride ...
Celebration: The marriage of Tobin/Fahnstrom - Charlie Tobin ( right ) and Dale A. Fahnstrom ( left ) exchanged vows March 17, 2014, in their Edgewater ...
UMass Amherst b-ball player Derrick Gordon comes out - From a GLAAD press release - AMHERST, MA — GLAAD and the You Can Play Project, one of North America's leading organizations dedicated to ensuring equality ...
Atlantic City reps unveil 'Do AC' campaign - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On April 2 at the River North spot SUB 51, The Atlantic City Alliance ( ACA ) unveiled its "Do ...
Gay former college swimmer now a rising force in real estate - Samuel Ciochon was an NCAA Division I swimmer at the University of Illinois-Chicago who now works in the Chicago real-estate ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
TETE Charcuterie opens; Obama visits Chicago Cut - Dining news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Executive Chefs Thomas Rice and Kurt Guzowski, in company with Managing Partner Daniel Goodman, have opened TETE Charcuterie at 1114 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Gay men await baby girl, celebrate at Sidetrack - Robin and Jason Delgatto have been dating for almost 11 years, been married ( in Iowa ) for close to ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Gay in the Life: Alden Vasquez - - Those attending Venus in Fur—currently showing at the Goodman Theatre—will discover the biography of one Alden Vasquez in the program. ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Dishing with Leghorn chef Sieger Bayer - DISH: WEEKLY DINING GUIDE - On paper and through personal experience, Leghorn Chicken ( 959 N. Western Ave.; http:// ) is one of the more ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Second City Tennis honors champions - Second City Tennis ( SCT ) finished off what is being known as the "Polar Vortex Season" of winter doubles ...


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