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'12 Cocktails of

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Daily Breaking
Senate confirms first openly gay judge to federal bench in Texas - - ( New York, December 16, 2014 ) — The U.S. Senate tonight confirmed Robert Pitman to the U.S. District Court ...
Joan Jett among Hall of Fame inductees - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Green Day, Bill Withers, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band ...
Gay manager of cafe killed in Sydney hostage situation - Tori Johnson, the gay café manager of the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney, Australia, was killed as he fought off ...
Owners: Manhole and Whiskey Trust closing 'temporarily' - From a press release - LKH Management ( Hydrate, Replay, Elixir, Halsted's ) assumed management of both Chloe's ( now Manhole ) and Whiskey Trust ...
EI wants Warren Township School board member to resign - Equality Illinois is calling for the resignation of Warren Township High School District 121 Board member Liz Biondi for suggesting ...
Choucair steps down as CDPH head - Chicago officials announced Dec. 11 that Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) Commissioner Bechara Choucair will step down ...
Author: Matt Simonette

News
Chicago protests continue to take place - "Black & Brown Lives Matter, at home & abroad," was a message of an International Human Rights Day ( Dec. ...
Top world LGBT stories of 2014 - The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals seeking to preserve bans on marriage for same-sex couples. President Obama finally ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Gerber/Hart looks back at 2014, receives major grant - Officials of Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., detailed their work streamlining the library's holdings, as well as ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Choucair steps down as CDPH head - Chicago officials announced Dec. 11 that Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) Commissioner Bechara Choucair will step down ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Michael Sam documentary to air on OWN Dec. 27 - From a press release - Los Angeles — OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will air the exclusive documentary, "Michael Sam," on Saturday, December 27 ( 9-10:30 ...
Women & Children First to host Sarah Ruhl - From a press release - CHICAGO, IL — ON Monday, December 22ND at 7 p.m. Women & Children First bookstore in Chicago's iconic Andersonville neighborhood ...
'We Must Breathe' Dec. 18 at Victory Gardens Theater - On Thursday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m., Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., is hosting "We Must Breathe: A ...
Owners: Manhole and Whiskey Trust closing 'temporarily' - From a press release - LKH Management ( Hydrate, Replay, Elixir, Halsted's ) assumed management of both Chloe's ( now Manhole ) and Whiskey Trust ...
LETTER Honoring one, dishonoring many - Open Letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago City Council: When a City Honors One but Dishonors Many On Wednesday, ...
Report: LGBT Americans still face inequality - From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2014 — Despite growing support for equality, the stakes are high for the estimated almost nine ...
School board member causes controversy with anti-gay remarks - A Warren Township High School District 121 board member, on Dec. 11, apologized for comments she made about the possibility ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Legislators to HHS: End blood donation policy, go to risk-based policy - From a press release - Washington D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin ( D-Wis. ), Elizabeth Warren ( D-Mass. ), and Tom Harkin ( ...
Gay manager of cafe killed in Sydney hostage situation - Tori Johnson, the gay café manager of the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney, Australia, was killed as he fought off ...
LoBianco now at Chicago House - Jim LoBianco, formerly executive director of Streetwise, Inc., has been appointed chief development officer at Chicago House and Social Services. ...
Many GLBT homicides connected to sex work, rallies Dec. 17 - From a press release - On Dec. 17, the Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, sex worker rights and social justice organizations in over ...
Ruling: Corrections can deny necessary surgery to trans prisoner - From a press release - NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Massachusetts today expressed deep disappointment with a ruling ...
National: LGBT bill in Congress; trans soldiers; blood ban - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Jeff Merkley formally announced his intention to introduce a comprehensive LGBT-rights bill in the next Congress, according to Metro Weekly. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Senate confirms first openly gay judge to federal bench in Texas - From a Lambda Legal press release - ( New York, December 16, 2014 ) — The U.S. Senate tonight confirmed Robert Pitman to the U.S. District Court ...
NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Lesbian actress Beth Glover gets evil in 'Cinderella' - There's a new madame in town, and this time she's played by the talented Beth Glover in Rodgers & Hammerstein's ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Pericles - Playwright: William Shakespeare. At: Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave. Tickets: 312-595-5600 or ; $48-$78. Runs ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Upcoming events: YEPP with Crys Matthews; SWOP anti-violence - Jan. 10 YEPP show to feature Crys Matthews On Friday, Jan. 10, the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave., ...
Myles Brady: Howard Brown's first transgender outreach coordinator - Myles Brady, a Chicago native from Hyde Park, has been named Howard Brown Health Center's first-ever Transgender Outreach Coordinator. He ...
Author: Joe Franco
PASSAGES Stonewall veteran Danny Garvin dies - Danny Garvin, one of the few remaining "Stonewall veterans," died in New York, according to GayNZ.com. Garvin had been among ...
Marine charged with transgender woman's murder - Philippine government prosecutors have charged U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton with murder in the killing of a Filipino, according to ...
LoBianco now at Chicago House - Jim LoBianco, formerly executive director of Streetwise, Inc., has been appointed chief development officer at Chicago House and Social Services. ...
LGBTQ Task Force leader talks equality, anti-trans violence - Engaging, vocal and passionate about her work and her community, Stacey Long Simmons is the director of public policy and ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Ruth Messinger talks human-rights issues, justice - "I dedicate my days to the struggles for human rights of some of the people who have the least access ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
AFC webinar shows other PrEP methods may join Truvada - by Margo Anderson - On Dec. 11, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) conducted an informational webinar on potential new methods of ...
Life might be getting better for LGBT steelworkers - Anne Balay has become an advocate for LGBT steelworkers, which is interesting since she's never worked in a steel mill. ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
Christine Bland named 2014 LGBT engineer of the year - Christine Bland was on a business trip earlier this year in Connecticut when she learned she was being nominated for ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
March, vigil stress that sex workers' lives matter, too - Sex workers and their allies gathered to celebrate life and remember lives lost on Dec. 17. Sex Workers Outreach Project ...
Author: Jason Carson Wilson
EI wants Warren Township School board member to resign - Equality Illinois is calling for the resignation of Warren Township High School District 121 Board member Liz Biondi for suggesting ...
World: London mayoral candidate; UKIP situation; Jamaican pastor - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Openly gay businessman Ivan Massow has announced his intention to run for mayor of London, according to On Top Magazine. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LETTERS - Slide rule Dear Editor: The Mister International Rubber ( MIR ) event needs to be moved out of the gymnasium ...
Lighthouse Church hosting prayer vigil Dec. 18 - Glessner House Museum, 1800 S. Prairie Ave., is hosting a candlelight prayer vigil—"Prayer with a Purpose"—on Thursday, Dec. 18, 7-8 ...

Entertainment
Joan Jett among Hall of Fame inductees - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Green Day, Bill Withers, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band ...
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Hanging with Wallpaper. - The hip-hop project known as Wallpaper. is more than just a fly on the wall. Producer Ricky Reed started exaggerating ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Five Worth Finding - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Dusty Groove ( https:// ): Who doesn't like music? Dusty Groove, 1120 N. Ashland Ave., not only has CDs and ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Bent Nights: Year in review - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - This year will go down as the first "post-gay" year in popular music. With so many LGBT-friendly gestures and artists ...
Author: Vern Hester
Billy Masters - "U can put a cherry on a pile of sh*t but it don't make it a sundae."—Shonda Rhimes weighs via ...
Author: Billy Masters
Knight at the Movies: The Hobbit; The Babadook; film notes - Here at the end of The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, the third and final film in the trilogy—and ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Hozier takes us to church - Breaking out this year is Irish singer Hozier, who has just released his self-titled debut album. Containing a mixture of ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Auditorium gala brings LuPone - From opening night on Dec. 9, 1889 to an anniversary night Dec. 9, 2014, the Auditorium Theatre has entertained audiences ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Twist Your Dickens, or Scrooge You! - Playwright: Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort. At: The Second City at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Tickets: 312-443-3800; ; ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Newsies - Book: Harvey Fierstein; Music: Alan Menken; Lyrics: Jack Feldman. At: Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. Tickets: 800-775-2000 or ; ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Andrews away - Attention, Chicago theater fans! It might be a very long time before you see out actor/musician/choreographer Patrick Andrews on or ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Clean House - Playwright: Sarah Ruhl. At: Remy Bumppo Theatre Company at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-404-7336; ; $42.50-$52.50. Runs ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Children's book about embracing differences - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Craig Pomranz noticed that his godson seemed anxious one night when he was putting him to bed. In the process ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
Entertainment: 'Broadway Bares' news; Grindr awards; Robyn's new CD - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Tony winner Jerry Mitchell, who created and is the executive producer of Broadway Bares, will return to the director's chair ...
TRAVEL Adults-only spots in Cancun - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Cancun has long welcomed sun-seekers of all sorts, including spring-breakers, families, international travelers, and gays and lesbians. Whether you are ...
Author: Pamela Dittmer McKuen
Boystown's Bountiful Eatery: Food, fitness, environment - Winner of the 2013 and 2014 Eat24 Top Rated restaurant award, in addition to the Lakeview East Healthy Choices Award, ...
Author: Angelique Smith
NUNN ON ONE Kathy Bates has hairy good time on 'Horror Story' - Kathy Bates is one Oscar winner who shows no sign of stopping. She won many awards for her horrifying portrayal ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Music news: YuleTube ends Dec. 20; Menzel holiday album out - CGMC's 'YuleTube' to conclude Dec. 20 Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ( CGMC ) will perform the last version of its ...
Critics' Picks and Theater Spotlight - Theater Spotlight Get a dose of circus-infused Christmas-style spectacle with Cirque Dreams Holidaze. The touring holiday show features 20 international ...
DISH: SAVOR Commonwealth Tavern; Kanela; '12 Cocktails of Christmas' - Roscoe Village's Commonwealth Tavern ( 2000 W. Roscoe Ave.; http:// ) has replaced Mulligan's—and the results are striking, at least ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times

Outlines
Golden Globe nods: 'Transparent' in, 'Modern Family' out - Groundbreaking Amazon Studios series Transparent ( which focuses on a father and his journey toward becoming a woman ) was ...
Dale Scott first gay, active major league baseball umpire - Dale Scott put a unique spin on the old adage that "a picture is worth a thousand words." His picture ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Dining news: Winter doughnuts; $260 chocolate bar - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —The artisan doughnut shop Glazed and Infused has created two new items for custom catering orders, the Christmas Tree Doughnut ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Local pastry chef prepares for'Cutthroat Kitchen' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Pastry chef Teddy Heidt will be on The Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen Sunday, Dec. 28. Heidt is a co-owner of ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL HIV status and employment discrimination - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Dear Ask Lambda Legal, Q: I have been working at the same company for a few years, and am generally ...
Author: Scott Schoettes
In the Life: Ricardo Sebastian - Ricardo Sebastian, a Chicago native who launched Luxury Management ( LUX MGT ) eight years ago while the student president ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times


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