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ELECTIONS 2014 Printable Election Guide Charts - Early voting has begun in Illinois. Consult our 2014 General Election charts starting for endorsements and recommendations from a number ...
Man pleads guilty in 2013 anti-gay attack - A Chicago man pled guilty Oct. 21 for his part in a July 2013 attack on two gay women in ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Federal judge rules for marriage equality in Wyoming - From a press release - ( Casper, WY, October 17, 2014 )—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming ruled ...

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ELECTIONS 2014 Printable Election Guide Charts - Early voting has begun in Illinois. Consult our 2014 General Election charts starting for endorsements and recommendations from a number ...
ELECTIONS 2014 Guide to the gays - The next primary elections, to be held Nov. 4, 2014, feature a number of openly gay and lesbian candidates. The ...
ELECTIONS 2014: Simon faces challenge in comptroller race - Lieutenant Gov. Sheila Simon says that, years after his death, she continues to hear from constituents about her father, Sen. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
District Court dismisses suit seeking marriage in Puerto Rico - From a news release - "The court's ruling directly conflicts with the wave of recent decisions finding these marriage bans unconstitutional and perpetuates the discrimination ...
Library exhibit: Gay cartoonist's view of same-sex marriage - From a press release - As recognition of same-sex marriage grows the Chicago Public Library presents Love Me Forever! Oh! Oh! Oh! by cartoonist Jeremy ...
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical named leader in LGBT health - From a press release - Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center was today named a leader in providing equal health care services for the LGBT community ...
HRC releases health care equality index - The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its annual Healthcare Equality Index ( HEI ), with some significant changes from last ...
Federal judge strikes down Arizona marriage ban - From a press release - ( Phoenix, AZ, October 17, 2014 ) - U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick today struck down Arizona's discriminatory marriage ...
Federal judge rules for marriage equality in Wyoming - From a press release - ( Casper, WY, October 17, 2014 )—Today, U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming ruled ...
True Colors hosts national summit on LGBTQ homeless issues - The True Colors Fund's Forty To None project hosted a national LGBTQ youth summit Sept. 29-30 at New York City's ...
Author: Jean Albright, Windy City Times
Focus on the Family's Glenn Stanton talks bigotry, marriage - Glenn Stanton is an outspoken figure in the fight against marriage equality, from his work with right-wing organization Focus on ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Bishops' report excludes LGBT-positive language - - American LGBT Catholics on October 18 expressed disappointment in the decision by the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops to eliminate language ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Cece McDonald speaks at UChicago of the trans revolution - Transgender activist Cece McDonald garnered laughter, snaps and spontaneous applause at the University of Chicago's Law School Auditorium Oct. 15 ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Men's group alleges unfair removal from Center on Halsted - A men's discussion group that had long met at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., says it was unfairly ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Legacy Project concludes dedication at Sidetrack - On Oct. 18, Legacy Project's dedication celebration concluded at Boystown bar Sidetrack. WGN-TV's Sean Lewis hosted. Community members gathered Oct. ...
ExxonMobil faces complaint alleging anti-LGBT hiring bias - A national LGBT organization that last year filed a complaint against oil and gas giant ExxonMobil, alleging hiring bias, gets ...
Author: Matt Simonette
President Obama: Constitution guarantees right to marry - From a Human Rights Campaign press release - WASHINGTON — In an interview with The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin, President Obama has for the first time announced he ...
White House addressing intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence with women, girls - The White House has announced developments in connection with October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Last year, the Interagency Federal ...
Aon, KPMG hold pro-LGBT event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As part of LGBT History Month, Aon and KPMG brought together inspiring guest speakers, firm employees and members of the ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Point Foundation honors scholars at Chicago event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Point Foundation ( "Point" ) held its annual Chicago Cornerstone Society fundraising and awareness raising reception at Plante Moran Oct. ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
'Culture worrier' Clarence Page reflects on 50 years of change - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Oct. 26, 1960, then-presidential candidate Richard Milhous Nixon made a campaign stop at a Middletown, Ohio, railway station. "When ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
John Rechy: On gay sensibility, melding truth and fiction - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Born erudite, John Rechy, 83, is the author of 12 novels and three non-fiction works. He was raised Mexican-American in ...
Author: Frank Pizzoli
Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The daytime talk show Ellen will take to the airwaves in southeast Asia on Lifetime Asia in same-day telecasts as ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
Cuomo's AIDS task force; 'drag queen' comment; Jazz Jennings - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his bold plan ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
ELECTION PREVIEW: LGBT races to watch - This year's election night is likely to be an important one for the LGBT history books: Voters in Massachusetts are ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Man pleads guilty in 2013 anti-gay attack - A Chicago man pled guilty Oct. 21 for his part in a July 2013 attack on two gay women in ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Early voting; HRC scores congress; alderman not running - Early voting info Early voting for the Nov. 4 primary election will be offered through Sunday, Nov. 2. Voters registered ...
Health: HRC scores healthcare; AFC reaches out to Mexican men - HRC releases health care equality index The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its annual Healthcare Equality Index ( HEI ), ...
Intimate partner violence report out - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has released the report "Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, ...
LOCAL: AFC partners to reduce STDs; Panel on state fiscal crisis - AFC announces new community partnership The AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) has announced a new community partnership ...
LGBTQ youth job fair Oct. 22 at Center - CHICAGO—The Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair will be held Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, Noon to 4 p.m. at Center on Halsted, ...
Lesbian veteran to be buried with late wife in Idaho cemetery - ( Boise, ID, October 22, 2014 )—A 74-year-old Navy veteran who challenged Idaho's marriage equality ban so she could be ...
Howard Brown Health Center expands exam rooms - Howard Brown Health Center ( HBHC ), 4025 N. Sheridan Rd., hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 22 to celebrate the ...
Point accepting applications as of Nov. 1 - LGBTQ students seeking financial assistance for their undergraduate or graduate school education are encouraged to apply for a Point Foundation ...
LETTERS: Quinn is in - As an openly gay African-American Illinoisan who continues to actively participates in public-policy advocacy, I was encouraged to read the ...
ALMA announces scholarship at event - To honor Hispanic heritage and LGBT history month the Association of Latino/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ) hosted a night ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times

Entertainment
Alison Bechdel: Artist, genius and instigator of change - - In September, Alison Bechdel became the second cartoonist to receive a MacArthur "Genius Grant" Fellowship. Her cult comic strip Dykes ...
Haunted site having LGBTQ night Oct. 19 - Morton Grove's Fear City Chicago, 8240 North Austin Ave., will host a special night, "Scream!," to celebrate the LGBTQ community ...
Knight at the Movies: Nightbreed; Advanced Style; film notes - Like many other writers, horror ( and gay ) literary icon Clive Barker has seen one of his books drastically ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars - Actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the Academy Awards for the first time, Variety reported. Although this will mark Harris' ...
GayCo Productions turns 18, is Bearly Legal - From a press release - CHICAGO—-It's official! GayCo Productions is on the market! The boundary-pushing comedy organization can now legally buy cigarettes, vote, have sex ...
Sophia Bush on 'Chicago P.D.' and being an LGBT ally - NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Actress Sophia Bush really puts her money where her mouth is. Originally starring in the hit TV series One Tree ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Jennifer Knapp: Lesbian releases album, book with sense of self - MUSIC Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Former Christian music star Jennifer Knapp released her latest album, Set Me Free, Oct. 14 under Ani DiFranco's Righteous record ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
Erica Ash and Teyonah Parris have 'Survivor's Remorse' - NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Starz just debuted a new series titled Survivor's Remorse this month. The half hour scripted show tells the story of ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Cumberbatch on OUT cover; lesbian pundit canned - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Benedict Cumberbatch—who stars as gay codebreaker Alan Turing in the film The Imitation Game—is on the November cover of OUT ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - "You might get AIDS in Kenya. The people have AIDS. You got to be careful. I mean, the towels can ...
Author: Billy Masters
Upcoming: Honors and music - CIFF announces awards Chicago International Film Festival founder/artistic director Michael Kutza was among those announcing the winners of the ...
BOOK REVIEW Gaybash - By David Jay Collins, $3.99 ( e-book ); 243 pages David Jay Collins weaves a suspensful—yet foreseeable—tale embodying all ...
Author: Joe Franco
Johnny Weir: Bringing the 'Love' in new documentary - During the lead up to the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, figure-skating champion Johnny Weir came under fire for opposing ...
Author: Lawrence Ferber
EXHIBITS 'David Bowie Is' wows patrons at the MCA - Having opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art ( MCA ) Sept. 23, "David Bowie Is" offers audiences an intimate ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Macy Gray shows us 'The Way' - The raspy-voiced pop singer Macy Gray continues to dance to the beat of her own drum while making music. She's ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
VIEWS: Being 'Black-ish' also being 'homophobic-ish?' - The second episode of ABC's promising new comedy Black-ish left its LGBTQ viewership "black and blue." "It looks a little ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Theatrical puzzle pieces - Many composers and playwrights would be aghast to see their songs or scripts rearranged willy-nilly by an artsy director who ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Theater spotlight and Critics' Picks - Spotlight: Animal Farm/B> Animal Farm, George Orwell's famous allegorical novella that darkly explores an "ideal" society via barnyard animals, comes ...
THEATER REVIEW At Last: A Tribute to Etta James - Playwright: Jackie Taylor. At: Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-769-4451; ; $55-$65. Runs through: Dec. 28 Fifteen ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Submission - Playwright: Jeff Talbott. At: Pride Films and Plays at the Apollo Studio, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-935-6100; ; $25. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Watch on the Rhine - Playwright: Lillian Hellman. At: The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand Ave. . Tickets: 866-811-4111; ; $28-$32. Runs through: Nov. 16 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Book: Hugh Wheeler; Score: Stephen Sondheim. At: Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-327-5252 or ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
'Unplugged' performance to tackle rape, suicide - Paul McComas and Maya Kuper will rock against rape, depression and suicide with their performance of "Unplugged" at the Evanston ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Nigel Barker gives 'Face' time to Chicago - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Recently, photographer and reality television star Nigel Barker surprised Michigan Avenue shoppers with a pop-up selfie opportunity. Art Van Furniture ...
Dining news: "Dinner Party" Oct. 27; Cicchetti closes - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —The Oct. 27 installment of "The Dinner Party" will feature Chef Paul Virant of Vie & Perennial Virant cooking for ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
BENT NIGHTS Xina Xurner;'Shame That Tune'; Asgeir - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As promised, Pilsen art rockers Xina Xurner returned here for a blowout at DIY space Babylawn Oct. 5 after the ...
Author: Vern Hester
Upcoming events in film, music, poetry - The Poetry Foundation and the Chicago Humanities Festival will feature a talk by lesbian New York poet Eileen Myles at ...
Laramie Project; Boy George; Library exhibit on marriage - 'The Laramie Project' at NU Oct. 24-Nov. 2 The Laramie Project, a chronicle of the life of a Wyoming town ...

Outlines
'By Women for Women' Oct. 25 at Joffrey Tower - With the Women's Action Committee of Center on Halsted hosting, "By Women For Women: Art-Performance-Engagement" will present the Community Leader ...
'World of Chocolate' kicks off at Peninsula - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Oct. 15, AIDS Foundation of Chicago kicked off its annual World of Chocolate fundraiser with a pre-party at The ...
DISH: SAVOR Umami Burger; Acanto - Umami Burger Wicker Park ( 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave.; https:// ro ) is one of the latest franchises of a ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Chorus names artistic director; Harris, Osborne at Staples event - Men's chorus names next artistic director Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ( CGMC ) has named James Morehead as ...
Fashion fundraiser helps Indian nonprofit - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Sararose Krenger—wardrobe stylist, fashion designer and owner of luxury and eco-friendly lifestyle boutique Sararose on Oak—hosted the "Designer Saree Challenge" ...
Michael Sam waived from Cowboys squad - The NFL team the Dallas Cowboys announced that rookie defensive end Michael Sam has been waived from the practice squad, ...
Everyone loves the 2015 Mazda6 - - "Soul Red and Black Leather." That's what it said on the Monroney sticker for the 2015 Mazda Mazda6 that I ...
Author: Sam Gomez, Gaywheels.com
OPALGA's 25th- anniv. gala Oct. 25 - OPALGA, the Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association, will hold its 25th-anniversary gala Saturday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. ...
Gay in the Life: Justin Romme - Justin Romme has been living a wild roller-coaster ride over the past few years, professionally speaking. He helped managing partner ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicago doctor, 75, cellist, traveler, marathon runner - Leon J. Hoffman has been playing the cello since he was 4 years old, playing in concerts since he was ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times


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