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Trans candidate Christine Hallquist wins primary, historic race for Vermont gov continues - Trans United Fund ( TUF ) and the Working Families Party ( WFP ) congratulated Christine Hallquist on her victory ...
Report looks at LGBTs and Alzheimer's, dementias, pushing for better care - CHICAGO, August 14, 2018 — LGBT and Dementia — a new issues brief developed by the Alzheimer's Association and SAGE ...
Illinois Tourism #AmazingForAll sculpture at Northalsted Market Days - The Illinois Office of Tourism's larger-than-life art installation celebrating their "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity initiative was unveiled on ...
City presses ahead with plans to reduce HIV infections - Health officials discussed efforts to significantly increase the number of Chicagoans accessing primary care after an HIV diagnosis—thereby ultimately increasing ...
Author: Matt Simonette

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City presses ahead with plans to reduce HIV infections - Health officials discussed efforts to significantly increase the number of Chicagoans accessing primary care after an HIV diagnosis—thereby ultimately increasing ...
Trans candidate Christine Hallquist wins primary, historic race for Vermont gov continues - Trans United Fund ( TUF ) and the Working Families Party ( WFP ) congratulated Christine Hallquist on her victory ...
Multi-sport athlete Kamden Romano transitions, excited to compete again - Kamden Romano has quite the sporting resume: football, soccer, marathons, triathlons and more, yet Romano's future sporting ventures are, perhaps, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
78,000 transgender citizens could be prevented from voting in midterms - The Williams Institute—Strict voter ID laws may present a barrier to voting for transgender people who do not have identification ...
HRC, Partners, Allies United Against Hate One Year After Charlottesville - WASHINGTON — This weekend, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, ...
Rauner Vetos Legislation that Would Strengthen Non-Discrimination Protections - Equality Illinois Condemns Gov. Rauner's Veto of Legislation that Would Strengthen Illinois Non-Discrimination Protections in the Workplace CHICAGO—Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
Lambda Legal files FOIA for Kavanaugh documents to discover LGBTQ record - Over the weekend, Lambda Legal filed Freedom of Information Act ( FOIA ) requests for documents and communications related to ...
Eighth Annual Chicago SlutWalk is a Success - For about an hour in late July, shoppers, pedestrians and tourists all stopped and shifted their attention to the mob ...
Author: Emagin Tanaschuk
Report looks at LGBTs and Alzheimer's, dementias, pushing for better care - CHICAGO, August 14, 2018 — LGBT and Dementia — a new issues brief developed by the Alzheimer's Association and SAGE ...
WORLD Report on LGBTQ groups, Costa Rica marriage, Kenyan HIV lab - A report has found that nearly half of the world's countries do not allow LGBTQ groups to organize without threat ...
Author: Andrew Davis
SHOWBIZ Pro-trans letter, Troye Sivan, Global Citizen, 'Flipping Out' - Nearly 50 LGBTQ organizations, production companies, film studios and talent agencies called on Hollywood Aug. 7 to represent more transgender ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NATIONAL Statewide commission, Miss. ordinance, Biden, electoral news - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has established the nation's first statewide LGBTQ commission, according to INTOmore.com. After signing an executive order ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Vives Q relaunches with Gutierrez, Love - On Aug. 7, the first installment of Vives Q for 2018 took place at the National Museum of Mexican Art. ...
Author: Vern Hester
Asians & Friends anniv. party Sept. 9 - Asians & Friends Chicago will host a '90s-themed anniversary party Sunday, Sept. 9, 3-7 p.m., at Dan and Mike's Halsted ...
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest on Aug. 18-19 - The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF)—a free weekend-long event, drawing approximately 15,000 visitors and celebrating its 17th year—will take place ...
Ruby Rose to play lesbian superhero Batwoman - Orange Is the New Black alum/LGBT actress Ruby Rose has been cast to play lesbian superhero Batwoman ( a.k.a. Kate ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR Calling for change - Dear Editor: Recently, Pope Francis changed the catechism of the Catholic Church to make the death penalty entirely unacceptable, saying ...
Author: Robert Shine
VIEWS Cardinal Cupich on sexual abuse: Clerical culture, not gay priests, at fault - Robert Shine - A top U.S. cardinal has expressed strong skepticism that gay priests are the cause of clerical sexual abuse, saying instead ...
Illinois tourism office unveils sculpture at Market Days - The Illinois Office of Tourism's art installation celebrating its "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity initiative was unveiled on the ...
Northalsted Market Days 2018 - The Northalsted Business Alliance continued its annual tradition of presenting the largest outdoor street festival in the Midwest on Aug. ...
Scot's owner reflects on the business that was - After more than 20 years serving the Ravenswood neighborhood, Scot's Bar, 1829 W. Montrose Ave., has closed its doors. The ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Queer, Ill + Okay hosts 'HIV/AIDS in the Age of PrEP' - QUEER, ILL + OKAY ( QIO ), in partnership with Howard Brown Health, hosted a panel discussion focusing on HIV/AIDS ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Dream Town starts 'Be You' campaign - Real-estate brokerage firm Dream Town Realty has unveiled a new brand campaign for 2018, titled "Be You." The new campaign ...
Panel on LGBTQI+ persecution Aug. 16 at Center on Halsted - The All Aboard USA Committee of Rainbow Railroad will hold a public event on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6:30 p.m., ...
Aug. 16 'Trans Talk' to include Quigley - On Thursday, Aug. 16, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley ( IL-05 )—who is vice chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus—will join ...
Groups urge Rauner to end workplace bias - Seventeen civil-rights organizations in Illinois are urging Gov. Bruce Rauner, in a letter sent to him, to sign legislation that ...
PASSAGES Women's music leader Esther Anne Fuller dies - Esther Anne Fuller, 82, of Whitestown, Indiana, has died. She was a past president of Women In the Arts, a ...
Dedry Jones, remembered - More than 200 people gathered at DuSable Museum of African American History on Chicago's South Side Aug. 8 for the ...
Author: Jano

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Illinois Tourism #AmazingForAll sculpture at Northalsted Market Days - The Illinois Office of Tourism's larger-than-life art installation celebrating their "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity initiative was unveiled on ...
Casting announced for natioanl tour of Hello, Dolly! - CHICAGO ( August 9, 2018 ) Producer Scott Rudin and Broadway In Chicago are delighted to announce the cast for ...
FILM REVIEW The Miseducation of Cameron Post - In her new film The Miseducation of Cameron Post, writer/director Desiree Akhavan takes on the volatile issue of religiously based ...
Author: Gary L. Day
Goodman New Stages Fest includes Sarah Schulman, Ricardo Gamboa and Paula Vogel - This fall, Goodman Theatre presents its New Stages Festival—a free annual celebration and discovery of new plays by some of ...
REVIEW The African Company Presents Richard III - By Carlyle Brown. At: Oak Park Festival Theatre, Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave., Oak Park. Tickets: 708-300-3896 or https://oakparkfestival.com; $20-$32, ...
Author: Catey Sullivan
Martha Wash, singer of 'It's Raining Men,' to star in WaistWatchers The Musical - The production that has had audience members "burning off pounds just laughing," according to the Los Angeles Times, WaistWatchers The ...
'Wendy Williams Show' in town Aug. 23 - The tour promoting the 10th season of The Wendy Williams Show will stop at the House of Blues, 329 N. ...
BENT NIGHTS Panic! at the Disco; The New Pornographers - Panic! at the Disco vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and one-man band Brendon Urie ( who recently came out as pansexual ) looks ...
Author: Vern Hester
Men's fashion awards Sept. 12 - The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will celebrate the most stylish men in Chicago at the third annual ...
Cher to release ABBA covers CD Sept. 28 - On the heels of appearing in the film Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again—which features ABBA songs—Cher will be releasing ...
THEATER Spotlight on Hurricane Damage - Four gay men cross generations and decades in Hurricane Damage—Kevin Brofsky's funny, sad, hopeful and emotionally layered exploration of dreams ...
REVIEW Holding the Man - Playwright: Tommy Murphy; adapted from a memoir by Timothy Conigrave At: The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. Tickets: ...
Author: Kerry Reid
Critics' Picks - Buddy, American Blues Theater @ Stage 773, remounted through Sept. 15. Far more concert than story, the short, mostly-sweet life ...
THEATER REVIEW Richard III - By: William Shakespeare. At: Ingraham Park, Evanston. Tickets: MuseOfFire.weebly.com; free. Runs through: Sept. 9 Richard III transforms before the audience's ...
Author: Sarah Katherine Bowden
Dance for Life continues to celebrate life, honoring those who have passed - In the darkest days of the 1980s, Chicago's dance community was gamely pirouetting through a Giselle-mist insufficiently shrouding the HIV/AIDS ...
Author: Aaron Hunt
NUNN ON ONE MOVIES Author Andrew Solomon part of 'Far From the Tree' documentary - Author Andrew Solomon's best-selling book Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity has now inspired a ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Sam Smith in Chicago - As part of his "The Thrill of It All" tour, singer Sam Smith will perform at the United Center, 1901 ...



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