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Lightfoot imposes curfew on city, cracks down on bars - In light of a spike of coronavirus infections in the city, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot followed through Oct. 22 by ...
Lightfoot releases 2021 budget proposal - On Oct. 21, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presented to City Council the 2021 budget recommendations—described in a press release as ...
Pope calls for same-sex civil unions in documentary (UPDATED) - In a departure from the position held by the Vatican's doctrinal office, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil ...
Equality Illinois town hall focuses on 2020 vote - Equality Illinois held an Oct. 19 town hall discussion to discuss the current state of the voting process. A relatively-energized ...

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LETTER: Message to Illinois Patients, B.E. W.E.L.L. - Dear Editor: As we approach the holiday season and we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the ...
Undocumented LGBTQ+ activists speak on importance of voting - --From a press release - Los Angeles, CA. - Queer and undocumented filmmaker Armando Ibañez is releasing the videos of 9 undocumented LGTQ+ activists speaking ...
Ocasio-Cortez first in Congress to use Twitch platform to 'get out the vote' - In what is a first, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Twitch streaming platform for gamers to encourage gamers to ...
Andersonville Farmers Market extended through November - The Andersonville Farmers Market (AFM) will remain open four additional weeks—at a new day and time. The extension will take ...
LGBTQAs plan "Get Out The Vote" event for Michigan candidate - --From a press release - Chicago, IL — Members of Chicagoland's LGBTQ+ Allies community have organized a COVID-19 responsible day of "Get Out The Vote" ...
Lightfoot imposes curfew on city, cracks down on bars - In light of a spike of coronavirus infections in the city, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot followed through Oct. 22 by ...
Black sex offenders twice as likely as White to be civilly committed - --From a Williams Institute press release - There are more than 6,300 sex offenders detained in state and federal civil commitment programs in the United States, according ...
Booksellers launch "Boxed Out" campaign, a look at consumer choices - --From a press release - (New York, New York) 20% of independent bookstores across the country are in danger of closing. Today, theAmerican Booksellers Association ...
Open House Chicago extended to Nov. 1 - The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is extending its 10th annual Open House Chicago festival (OHC) through Sunday, Nov. 1. Attendees ...
LETTER Thank you, Pope Francis - I never thought I would live to see the day when a pope would endorse civil rights for LGBTQ couples. ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett - Women-Church Convergence, a coalition of Catholic-rooted organizations including DignityUSA, deplores the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. ...
Virtual Town Hall on Cook County budget Oct. 23 - --From a press release - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. —October 21, 2020— Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host a live Virtual Town Hall discussing the ...
Lightfoot releases 2021 budget proposal - On Oct. 21, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presented to City Council the 2021 budget recommendations—described in a press release as ...
Pope calls for same-sex civil unions in documentary (UPDATED) - In a departure from the position held by the Vatican's doctrinal office, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil ...
Inclusive curriculum tools offered to schools during LGBTQ History Month - --From a press release - October is LGBTQ History Month, and a coalition of LGBTQ organizations are celebrating by making tools available to school administrators, ...
Equality Illinois town hall focuses on 2020 vote - Equality Illinois held an Oct. 19 town hall discussion to discuss the current state of the voting process. A relatively-energized ...
NATIONAL Autistic trans guide, trans death, AIDS Quilt, intersex study - The National LGBTQ Task Force and the AWNNetwork released a collaborative guide, "Before You Go: Know Your Rights & What ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Diversity report: More than 1,000 LGBTQs running for office - LGBTQ Victory Fund— the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—released its inaugural "Out on the ...
WORLD French plan, 'gay panic' defense, trans youth case, Northern Triangle - The French government unveiled a national plan to combat hatred and discrimination against LGBTQ people, and the initiative emphasises the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Restaurant employee relief fund now open - Executives at the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) announced the opening of online applications for the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation ...
Study shows young queer adults face high rates of discrimination - A new study from the progressive think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the research group NORC at ...

Entertainment
MOVIES Ruby Rose talks new film 'The Doorman,' LGBTQ actors - In the new movie The Doorman, out actress Ruby Rose (TV's Orange Is the New Black and Batwoman; movies such ...
SHOWBIZ 'Lovecraft,' Tony nominees, RuPaul, Megan Thee Stallion - The HBO show Lovecraft Country recently introduced a new character, Yahima—a Two-Spirit person who was quickly murdered and never mentioned ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Virtual reading of Boys Don't Wear Lipstick Nov. 9 - --From a press release - Emerging Artist Theatre and Red Spear Productions will present a virtual reading of the award-winning Boy's Don't Wear Lipstick on ...
About Face Theatre announces 25th season of new work, digital performances - --From a press release - CHICAGO — About Face Theatre is excited to announce plans for its landmark 25th anniversary season. Featuring new and original ...
Writers Theatre plans expanded season with digital programming, changes to live programming - --From a press release - Glencoe, IL—Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce changes to the company's 2020/21 Season, ...
Billy Masters - "I think it's important to find a way, all of us, to move on and fly away from this subject ...
Author: Billy Masters
THEATER A War of the Worlds - Playwright: Adapted by Mack Gordon and Corey Bradberry from the novel by H.G. Wells At: Theatre In the Dark online ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
BOOK REVIEW Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son - By Richie Jackson $24.99; Harper; 163 pages Like father, like son. When you were small, people said you looked just ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Trans films at Chicago International Film Festival - The 56th Chicago International Film Festival illuminates varying gender norms—in childhood, adolescence and old age—now through Sunday, Oct. 25 as ...
'V for Vendetta' at Music Box; includes talk with Wachowski - The 15th-anniversary theatrical re-release of V for Vendetta, which now includes bonus content—a 13-minute, pre-recorded conversation with director James McTeigue ...
Chicago Filmmakers to participate in Masterwork: Industry Conversations series - --From a press release - (Chicago, IL) Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to announce two new editions of Masterwork: Industry Conversations, a series of virtual interviews ...
Arts + Public Life announces 2020/2021 resident theatre company - --From a press release - (Chicago, IL Arts + Public Life (APL), an initiative of UChicago Arts, and Definition Theatre Company (DTC) announce Definition as ...

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SAVOR Fulton Market Kitchen - Over the years, Fulton Market Kitchen (311 N. Sangamon St.; FultonMarketKitchen.com)—which is, naturally, in the Fulton Market District—has intrigued and ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


 

 



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