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DAILY BREAKING
Lambda Legal: Van Dyke's Confirmation An Affront to LGBT Community - ( Washington, DC, December 11, 2019 ) — Today, Sasha Buchert, Senior Attorney at Lambda Legal, issued the following statement ...
Rapinoe named SI Sportswoman of the Year - Sports Illustrated magazine has named lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe as its Sportswoman of the Year. On July 7 in ...
GOP offers answer to Equality Act; LGBTQs criticize measure - On Dec. 6, Republican Utah Rep. Chris Stewart unveiled the so-called Fairness for All Act—legislation that supposedly protects LGBTQ+ people ...

News
Johnson retires after Lightfoot fires him - Former Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson—fired for allegedly lying to Mayor Lori Lightfoot about his actions in the hours ...
CCH HIV chief discusses prevention and treatment efforts - According to Toyin Adeyemi, MD, an infectious disease specialist who is Cook County Health's ( CCH ) senior director of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Lambda Legal to 11th Circuit: Schools Must Provide Trans Students Equal Restroom Access - ( ATLANTA - Dec. 5, 2019 ) — Today, Lambda Legal asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh ...
Red Stars, player launch toy drive - On Dec. 16-17, the Chicago Red Stars, in collaboration with team defender Sarah Gorden, will hold their annual toy drive ...
GOP offers answer to Equality Act; LGBTQs criticize measure - On Dec. 6, Republican Utah Rep. Chris Stewart unveiled the so-called Fairness for All Act—legislation that supposedly protects LGBTQ+ people ...
Santa Speedo Run speeds through Boystown - Warm( -ish ) weather greeted the many participants of the Santa Speedo Run, which took place this year Saturday, Dec. ...
Rapinoe named SI Sportswoman of the Year - Sports Illustrated magazine has named lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe as its Sportswoman of the Year. On July 7 in ...
NATIONAL PrEP access, candidates, Kim Petras, abandoned son - Uninsured U.S. residents can now apply for free PrEP drugs through the federal government, Plus reported. The Department of Health ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
WORLD Marriages in Brazil, chemsex, couple attacked, Gus Kenworthy - The state Institute Brazilian Geography and Statistics said that same-sex marriages in Brazil grew 61.7 percent in 2018—a trend that ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
CAKE applications due Dec. 14 - Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ( CAKE ) is accepting exhibitor applications for CAKE 2020 until Saturday, Dec. 14. CAKE is ...
LGBTQ groups say Defense Authorization Bill Should Have Ended Trans Ban - WASHINGTON — Last night, a coalition of organizations, including the Modern Military Association of America, Human Rights Campaign, National Center ...
FASHION Jack Cave, turning accessories into art - Jack Cave—a Chicago-based artist, designer, instructor and the founder of Jack Cave LLC—definitely makes articles that help the wearer stand ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Community turns out for World of Chocolate - About 1,000 Chicagoans and other visitors showed up at Revel Fulton Market in the West Loop for AIDS Foundation of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Memoir profiles lesser-known sides of Edie Windsor - Mention the name Edie Windsor, and many LGBT residents would correctly associate her with the landmark litigation that ultimately paved ...
Author: Matt Simonette
ELECTIONS 2020 Marianne Williamson talks LGBT rights, presidential bid - Marianne Williamson—an author and activist who's been running to secure the democratic nomination for president in 2020, said that she ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Alphonso David: New national HRC president on work, policies and Trump - Alphonso David is more than the new national president of the sprawling LGBTQ-rights organization the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
State rep candidate reveals connection to Gacy - Running for Illinois state representative, former comedian/radio host Patti Vasquez has revealed that the late serial killer John Wayne Gacy ...
International Human Rights Day legislation would make U.S. LGBTI protections leader - Washington ( December 10, 2019 ) — Today, as the United Nations commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the ...
Lambda Legal: Van Dyke's Confirmation An Affront to LGBT Community - ( Washington, DC, December 11, 2019 ) — Today, Sasha Buchert, Senior Attorney at Lambda Legal, issued the following statement ...

Entertainment
Holiday rom-com from lesbian filmmakers debuts - Thanks to classics such as Love, Actually—not to mention a seemingly continuous stream of confections from Hallmark and Lifetime Channels—romantic ...
Chay Yew departing Victory Gardens Theater - The Victory Gardens Theater board of directors and Artistic Director Chay Yew announced plans for Yew's departure from Victory Gardens ...
About Face to run 'The Gulf' - About Face Theatre continues its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning drama The Gulf, running Jan. ...
THEATER REVIEW The White Plague - Playwright: Karel Capek, translated by Peter Majer and Cathy Porter At: Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland Ave. Tickets: 773-384-0494; ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Cold Town/Hotline: A Chicago Holiday Story - Playwright: Eli Newell At: Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-338-2177, or RavenTheatre.com; $25-$30. Runs through: Dec. 22 Cold ...
Author: Sarah Katherine Bowden
THEATER REVIEW The Tall Boy - Playwright: Simon Bent At: Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: Stage773.com and 773-327-5252; $35-$39. Runs through: Dec. 15 The ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Land of Forgotten Toys - Authors: Music by Dylan MarcAurele; book and lyrics by Jaclyn Enchin and Jennifer Enchin, based on a story by Larry ...
Author: Sean Margaret Wagner
Siskel showing LGBTQ+ films in December - The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N. State St., is showing ...
GLAAD releases annual TV report - LGBTQ+ media-advocacy organization GLAAD recently announced the findings of its annual "Where We Are on TV" report. "Where We Are ...
10th anniversary of 'The Nutcracker' features gay dads - The House Theatre of Chicago will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the annual hit production The Nutcracker—an all-original, ballet-free and ...
'Nat King Cole' holiday show Dec. 16-17 - Writers Theatre, in partnership with Artists Lounge Live, will present a limited engagement of An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas, ...
TELEVISION 'Work in Progress' spotlights Chicago, LGBTQ+ representation - The new Showtime series Work in Progress really features queer represenation—arguably, more than such landmark series as Orange Is the ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
theWit celebrating Warhol with package - theWit Hotel, 201 N. State St., is celebrating the arrival of "Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again," the ...
SHOWBIZ Neil Patrick Harris, Mary J. Blige, Jane Lynch, Pet Shop Boys - Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka are in Walgreens' new #TrueHolidayStory campaign, which finds the beauty and humor in ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LGBT films and personnel among Golden Globe nominees - The 2019-2020 awards season kicked into full gear with the Dec. 9 announcement of this years Golden Globe nominees, and ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Five Worth Finding: Gay spy movie, Santa Suite and more - —London Spy: In this British-American series that originally aired in 2015, devil-may-care Danny ( played by a fantastic Ben Whishaw ...
Winter movies bring an intriguing mix - We finish out the year with some heavy hitters that we previously mentioned in the fall preview, such as Star ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - "I didn't bother going to school. I just found my inner pussy."—Sir Ian McKellen explains how he prepared for his ...
Author: Billy Masters
Critics' Picks - The Tall Boy, Stage 773, through Dec. 15—The celebrated talent behind this touring show ( Tandy Cronyn, Kay Boyle, Simon ...
MOMBIAN Holiday gift guide for LGBTQ children's books - It's time for my annual gift guide to some of the year's best LGBTQ-inclusive children's picture books! There were happily ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
THEATER REVIEW A Xmas Cuento Remix­­ - By: Maya Malan-Gonzalez At: 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th St., Berwyn Tickets: 708-795-6704 or 16thStreetTheater.org; $22-$32. Runs through: Dec. 29 ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Sean Hayes at Feb. 5 Goodman event - Goodman Theatre, now in its 95th season, will host the "Legacy & Promise" Education and Engagement Luncheon Wed., Feb. 5, ...
Chicago Filmmakers kicks off 2020 with 'Justice January' - This January, Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to present a series of documentaries that explore current social and political issues around ...
Renee Fleming in rehearsal with Lyric Opera for The Light in the Piazza - CHICAGO ( December 11, 2019 )—Rehearsals are underway for Scenario Two's presentation of the beloved Tony Award-winning musical The Light ...

Outlines
W&CF hosts 'Honeypot' book launch party, author discussion - One month after the release of Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women, Andersonville bookstore Women & Children First hosted ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
DINING Pennyville Station, Molly's Cupcakes, pop-ups, Mantuano leaves - —Park Ridge spot Pennyville Station, 112 Main St., is hosting "Brunch with Santa" on Sunday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
PERFORMER OF THE WEEK Ryan Royale - BEHIND THE NAME "The name Royale comes from my fascination with royalty and the rise and fall of fame. I ...
Author: Tony Peregrin
SAVOR River Roast - At River Roast ( 315 N. LaSalle St.; RiverRoastChicago.com ), the centerpiece menu item is its Beef Tomahawk—an almost three-pound, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
PHOTOS The Sofo Tap - Happy Holidays from St. Nick and Doaays! Photos by Kirk Williamson ...
PHOTO Sidetrack - Ninth annual Santa Speedo Run raises some fun funds for Center on Halsted. Joseph Stevens Photography ...
WINDY CITY TIMES annual Holiday Gift Guide, Part Two - I'll drink to that Inspired by TV host Giuliana Rancic, Giuliana Prosecco ( $14.99; TerlatoWines.com ) is smooth, with a ...


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