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Illinois takes step to end trans insurance bias - - CHICAGO — Several Illinois-based advocacy groups joined together today to praise the Illinois Department of Insurance for taking a crucial ...
4th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down Virginia ban - From a press release - RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today affirmed a district court ruling striking down ...

News
First couple to adopt looks back - Relatively few people in Illinois may know it, but many of the state's families headed by LGBT parents owe a ...
ALMA, LGBTQ Immigrant Rights to host DACA renewal info session - From a press release - The Association of Latino/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ), in collaboration with the Chicago LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Coalition, is hosting ...
Miami court rules in favor of marriage equality in Florida - From a press release - ( Miami, FL, July 25, 2014 )—Today, a state trial court in Miami issued a decision striking down Florida's ban ...
Design unveiled for national LGBT veterans' memorial - From a press release - The Board of Directors of the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender ( LGBT ) Veteran's Memorial project is pleased ...
Sneyers prepares for '15 mayoral challenge - 2015 ELECTIONS - Dennis Sneyers said that he has been tempted to run for public office since he was a kid, but not ...
Author: Matt Simonette
TransPride beach party draws more than 400 - The 400-plus trans* people and their allies, friends, spouses, partners and children who gathered July 27 at Ardmore Hollywood Beach ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
4th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down Virginia ban - From a press release - RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today affirmed a district court ruling striking down ...
CDPH launches Project CHAT 2014 survey to inform HIV plans - From a press release - CHICAGO - Today, the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) launched the fourth cycle of Project CHAT, the ...
Illinois takes step to end trans insurance bias - From a press release - CHICAGO — Several Illinois-based advocacy groups joined together today to praise the Illinois Department of Insurance for taking a crucial ...
Equality Michigan takes on MichFest trans ban - From a press release - DETROIT — In 1991, Nancy Burkholder was first thrown out of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival for being transgender. Since ...
Lambda Legal to 7th Circuit: Grant marriage for all Hoosiers - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL, July 29th, 2014 ) - Today, Lambda Legal filed its appellate brief in the Seventh Circuit Court ...
Knight and Bailey wed - Jim Bailey ( left ), event designer at J & L Catering, and Windy City Times film critic and Scrooge ...
WCT's Baim named to NLGJA's Hall of Fame - Windy City Times Publisher Tracy Baim is one of three individuals named as inductees to this year's National Lesbian & ...
AIDS policy listening session Aug. 5 - The White House Office of National AIDS Policy ( ONAP ) regional listening session will take place at the Chicago ...
PASSAGES Raymond G. Hughes - Raymond Hughes died on June 25 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, surrounded by family and friends who loved him ...
GLAAD's index finds lack of LGBT images - LGBT media-advocacy organization GLAAD has released its second annual Studio Responsibility Index ( SRI ), a report that maps the ...
As we advance LGBTI rights, the UN is a key ally - As we move forward from Pride Month in June, and riding on the coattails of a successful 45-year anniversary of ...
Author: Farah Salim
Ryan White's mom's campaign; HIV removed from human cells - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Jeanne White-Ginder—mother of the late Ryan White, the Kokomo, Indiana, teenager who died from AIDS-related complications nearly 25 years ago—was ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Obama urged to reconsider pacts; a killing in Crimea - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Almost a dozen of U.S. senators want President Barack Obama to reconsider trade agreements with Nigeria and Uganda because of ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
King to speak at CFW annual luncheon - Activist/tennis icon Billie Jean King will be the keynote speaker at The Chicago Foundation for Women's ( CFW's ) 29th ...
Chicago Bar Foundation honors Jill M. Metz - At its 16th annual awards luncheon, The Chicago Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of The Chicago Bar Association, honored Chicago ...
Claudia Mosier receives honor - Claudia Mosier, Psy.D., former director of mental health at the Center on Halsted, recently received the Supervisor of the Year ...
LETTERS Staying north; Quinn is in - Staying north LGBT people, their friends and families are everywhere, of course, but the heart of Chicago's ( Illinois/Midwest U.S. ...

Entertainment
Agnes Moorehead to get her due at NRHOF ceremony - Harnessing a talent uncompromised and a career spanning 60 years in the entertainment industry, Bewitched television actress Agnes Moorehead will ...
BENT NIGHTS Fed Up Fest 2014 - From a press release - From a quick glance at the Facebook Event page for the first Fed Up Festival, one could be misled into ...
Author: Vern Hester
Pride Fest veteran Neon Hitch talks new music, freedom - NUNN ON ONE: SUMMER MUSIC Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Singer, gypsy and hula-hooper Neon Hitch ( her actual name ) grew up traveling in a circus of a family ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - "The chances of it happening are very rare, but it can happen actually. Which is crazy. Not that it—the chances ...
Author: Billy Masters
Photographer exhibit at SoFo Tap - The SoFo Tap will host the solo exhibition of new work by Chicago photographer Shannon Jenkins ( Flaming City Photography ...
Neneh Cherry's 'Stance' on Chicago, gay pals, being 'mormor' - NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC - =Talented performer Neneh Cherry returns to the scene with her first full album in 16 years, entitled Blank Project. At ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MUSIC Lakeside Pride Freedom Band director Zurcher resigns on a high note - Christy Zurcher loves music with a passion that has been nurtured since she was a child. It has been an ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Knight at the Movies: Marvel's Guardians...; Lucy; film notes - Even the most casual follower of current events must be aware of the plethora of headlines bemoaning the sorry financial ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
CRITICS' PICKS - Avenue Q, Mercury Theater Chicago, through Oct. 26. This Tony Award-winning hit musical that smartly spoofs Sesame Street feels right ...
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Grand-scale Greek drama - Don't ever accuse The Hypocrites of thinking small. Not only is the high-profile storefront theater company moving into a new ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Joan Jett's honor; Nathan Lane's point; 'True Blood' - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Transgender Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace made a special appearance the Alternative Press Music Awards at the Rock and ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Who Is Gabi Grayskull? - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwrights: Becca Levine, John Loos and Alex Vanover-Miller. At: The Brendas at The Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark St. ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Theater spotlight: Salome - Lesbian soprano Patricia Racette makes her first stab at the title role of Salome, Richard Strauss' controversial 1905 opera based ...
THEATER REVIEW The Jungle - Playwright: Matt Foss, adapted from Upton Sinclair's novel. At: Oracle Productions, 3809 N. Broadway. Tickets: ; free ( but reservations ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Marvelous Marvelettes - Playwright: Reginald Williams. At: Black Ensemble, 4450 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-769-4451; ; $55-$65. Runs through: Sept. 7 Even ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Me, My Mom & Sharmila - By Jerry Dye. Playwright: Fawzia Mirza. At: Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-975-8150 or theaterwit.org; $20. Runs through: ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Lakeside Band entertains at director's farewell - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Chicago Lakeside Pride Freedom Band celebrated a 30-year legacy of music, visibility and pride at Northeastern Illinois University on July ...
BENT NIGHTS Brothers Moving; Boz Scaggs - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - After a day packed with gay pride events on June 29, I came home to what could best be described ...
Author: Vern Hester
Wachowskis to open studio to benefit TransLife Center - Andy and Lana Wachowski ( the award-winning directors and producers of films such as Cloud Atlas, the Matrix series and ...
Obama honors Bill T. Jones with arts medal - On July 28, President Obama awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal to distinguished recipients ...
'An Evening of Magic' dazzles audience, raises $5,000 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On July 27, award-winning magician Patrick Livingston's "An Evening of Magic" took place at the Center on Halsted as eight ...
Author: Phillip-John Puzzo
Lyme Light: Memoir's humorous take on near-fatal tragedy - Natalie London's book, Lyme Light: A Memoir, tells the story of a queer Canadian-born young woman who was attending Columbia ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
LeAnn Rimes releasing dance remix CD Aug. 5 - Grammy- and World Music Award-winning singer LeAnn Rimes is set to release her 19th album on Aug. 5. It's a ...
THEATER REVIEW Hellish Half-Light - Playwright: Samuel Beckett. At: Mary-Arrchie Theatre Compay at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. Tickets: 773-871-0442; ; $25. Runs through: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Dance for Life on Aug. 16 - Six of Chicago's top dance companies ( Giordano Dance Chicago, Joffrey Ballet, River North Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, ...
Dining news: Le Colonial special; Taste of Latin America - —Every Wednesday, French-Vietnamese restaurant Le Colonial, 937 N. Rush St., offers a chef-selected date night menu where a twosome can ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
LezFest held at Mary's Attic - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - LezFest: A One Night Fling, a celebration in words, songs, music and theater was held July 28 at Mary's Attic ...

Outlines
MOMBIAN How the makers of D&D won my family's heart - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - I played the original Dungeons & Dragons ( D&D ) game in high school, back in the early '80s. I've ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
Dungy clarifies comments about Michael Sam - A day after NFL coach-turned-NBC analyst Tony Dungy was criticized for saying he would not have drafted openly gay linebacker ...
Team Chicago hosts Gay Games 9 senf-off party - Team Chicago will be hosting a Gay Games 9 send-off party on Thu., August 7, 6-9 p.m. at The North ...
DISH: SAVOR Beatrix; Ombra - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Times have certainly changed. Once, the term "neighborhood restaurant" conjured images only of greasy spoons that served the most sinful ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Events Wed., July 30 - Thursday, Aug. 7 - Wed., July 30 Trans Youth Resources and Advocacy Youth Drop-In Center Every Wednesday, safe, confidential place for transgender people between ...
Storytelling show OUTspoken! at Sidetrack Aug. 5 - OUTspoken! is a new storytelling show presented at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Storytellers identify as LBGTQ. The first performance ...
A Gay in the Life: Rick Aguilar - Rick Aguilar started in photography in high school, taking photos for the yearbook and newspaper—and he shot his first wedding ...
Author: Ross Forman
Life: The Beginning - A recurring column - No tears shed. You would think at seven months old I would have screamed and cried for hours. Guess I ...
Author: Breezi C.


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MARY'S
TOUCHE
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BERLIN
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