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Episcopalians OK same-sex marriage - Episcopalians gave their blessing July 1 to church weddings for same-sex couples—just days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to ...
Neverland Productions to change upcoming party's name after uproar - After an online uproar over the name of an upcoming Market Days weekend party, event organizers quickly acknowledged the mistake, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Update: Protesters arrested at White House - On Tuesday, June 30, undocumented trans and queer leaders from across the country conducted a "die-in" in Washington, D.C., at ...
ICE has new guidance on care of transgender immigrants in custody - - U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) has announced updated guidelines concerning the ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
CPD: 52 arrests related to Pride - Chicago Police Department said June 29 that there were 52 arrests related to the Pride Parade and its ensuing activities. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Pride Parade includes protests, celebrations and the Stanley Cup - Video below - Chicagoans could not have asked for a better day for their Pride Parade. With sunny weather and temperatures in the ...
Author: Matthew Simonette
Protesters call attention to issues other than marriage - The 2015 Pride Parade was briefly held up the afternoon of June 28 when several protestors from the activist group ...
Author: Matt Simonette, Windy City Times
Several thousand turn out for Chicago Dyke March - Several thousand turned out for the annual Chicago Dyke March, June 27. As is tradition, motorcycle riders kicked off the ...
Locals respond to marriage decision - —Illinois state Rep. Kelly Cassidy: "This historic decision sends the message that all families are equal in the eyes of ...
President and Vice President speak on marriage equality decision - From the White House - REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISION ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY Rose Garden, 11:14 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: ...
Stanley Cup confirmed: Blackhawks' championship trophy in Pride Parade - Yes, the Stanley Cup will be in the Chicago Pride Parade, Windy City Times has confirmed through multiple sources, all ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Supreme Court: State bans on marriage for same-sex couples unconstitutional - Below: Video of reaction outside Supreme Court - [Updated June 26, 11 a.m. ] In a widely expected yet stunning victory for LGBT people nationally, the U.S. ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
U.S. Supreme Court backs marriage equality, groups and leaders respond - The U.S. Supreme Court has legalized marriage equality nationwide. The ruling was 5-4. See the ruling here: http:// . From ...
Chicago celebrates high court decision for marriage equality - Elected officials, community leaders and others gathered at Boystown spot Sidetrack June 26 to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's five-to-four ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act subsidies - The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6 to 3 decision, upheld the right of the federal government to provide health ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Color Our World with Pride: 46th Annual Pride Parade Sunday, June 28 - From a press release - CHICAGO 46th ANNUAL PRIDE PARADE PRIDE PARADE: SUNDAY JUNE 28 at 12 Noon CHANGES: Less Alcohol, More Security GRAND MARSHAL: ...

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U.S. Supreme Court backs marriage equality, groups and leaders respond - The U.S. Supreme Court has legalized marriage equality nationwide. The ruling was 5-4. See the ruling here: http:// . From ...
Supreme Court: State bans on marriage for same-sex couples unconstitutional - Below: Video of reaction outside Supreme Court - [Updated June 26, 11 a.m. ] In a widely expected yet stunning victory for LGBT people nationally, the U.S. ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
President and Vice President speak on marriage equality decision - From the White House - REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISION ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY Rose Garden, 11:14 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: ...
Chapin Hall seeks national estimate, understanding of homeless youth - From a press release - Chicago — June 25, 2015 - With headlines across the country calling attention to a growing population of homeless youth, ...
Windy City Times hosts 30 Under 30 Awards - Passionate speeches were the theme of the night during the 16th annual Windy City Times 30 Under 30 Awards June ...
Color Our World with Pride: 46th Annual Pride Parade Sunday, June 28 - From a press release - CHICAGO 46th ANNUAL PRIDE PARADE PRIDE PARADE: SUNDAY JUNE 28 at 12 Noon CHANGES: Less Alcohol, More Security GRAND MARSHAL: ...
Chicago celebrates high court decision for marriage equality - Elected officials, community leaders and others gathered at Boystown spot Sidetrack June 26 to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's five-to-four ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act subsidies - The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6 to 3 decision, upheld the right of the federal government to provide health ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Harvey Milk Foundation to honor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - San Francisco, CA ( June 25, 2015 ) — The Harvey Milk Foundation, known around the world for its dedication ...
Locals respond to marriage decision - —Illinois state Rep. Kelly Cassidy: "This historic decision sends the message that all families are equal in the eyes of ...
Marriage 'speak-out' takes place at Center - Andy Thayer of the Gay Liberation Network hosted a "speak-out" in front of Center on Halsted on June 26—the day ...
LGBT advocacy groups issue guide after historic marriage ruling - From a press release - ( New York, June 26, 2015 )—In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision striking down discriminatory state ...
Several thousand turn out for Chicago Dyke March - Several thousand turned out for the annual Chicago Dyke March, June 27. As is tradition, motorcycle riders kicked off the ...
Pride Parade includes protests, celebrations and the Stanley Cup - Video below - Chicagoans could not have asked for a better day for their Pride Parade. With sunny weather and temperatures in the ...
Author: Matthew Simonette
Rebranded Montrose event focuses on health - Black LGBT and same-gender-loving people celebrated Pride weekend at Montrose Beach in fun and healthy way from 11 a.m. to ...
Author: Jason Carson Wilson
CPD: 52 arrests related to Pride - Chicago Police Department said June 29 that there were 52 arrests related to the Pride Parade and its ensuing activities. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
ICE has new guidance on care of transgender immigrants in custody - - U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) has announced updated guidelines concerning the ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Supreme Court decision, Obergefell analyzed - The U.S. Supreme Court's June 26 decision striking down state bans against same-sex marriage has been touted as "probably the ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
VA extends benefits to same-sex couples following supreme court ruling - From press releases - From The American Military Partner Association WASHINGTON — On Monday, June 29, 2015, the VA confirmed they would begin extending ...
IHRC orders $30,000 penalty from Fair Housing Violator - From a press release - CHICAGO — The Illinois Human Rights Commission ( IHRC ) has ordered over $30,000 in penalties and damages from a ...
More than 300 nonprofits call for fair, fully-funded state budget - From a press release - Chicago, IL — The Responsible Budget Coalition announced that it has joined a coalition of more than 300 nonprofit organizations ...
Lambda Legal launches marriage tracker, online reporting website - From a news release - ( New York, NY, June 29, 2015 ) — Following the U.S. Supreme Court's sweeping decision on Friday ushering in ...
Marine to be denied marriage license in San Saba County Texas - From a press release - ( Washington, DC ) This is a developing story. Today, Jason White and his fiancée Jonathan Means are planning to ...
Forty years ago: Chicago's 1975 marriage protest - The following is excerpted from the book Marriage Equality in the Land of Lincoln, by Kate Sosin and Tracy Baim, ...
Open To Thinking: The Future of Our Democracy - A recurring column - Winston S. Churchill: "No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is ...
Author: Nick Patricca
National roundup: OPM praised; Hillary's video; marriage news - The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) praised the Office of Personnel Management ( OPM ) for announcing that Federal ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
World news: Ontario bans conversion therapy; Moscow; Mozambique - COMPILED BY ANDREW DAVIS Ontario, Canada, has prohibited "conversion therapy"—attempting to change one's sexual orientation from gay to heterosexual—for children ...
U.S. rep keynotes higher-education event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - U.S. Rep. David Cicilline was the keynote speaker at the "LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education: Shaping Our Futures" conference hosted ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Brookfield Zoo marks Pride - On June 25, Brookfield Zoo joined Chicago's PRIDE celebration with PRIDE Day at Brookfield Zoo. Families were able to connect ...
SmithAmundsen holds Pride event - On June 25, the Diversity Committee at the law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC hosted its second annual event in honor ...
Katz named to State Bar Assoc'n Sexual Orientation, Gender ID Committee - Judge Nancy J Katz, an Associate Judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County, has been appointed as a member ...
State Department Report documents LGBT Human Rights Violations - From a press release - WASHINGTON —— Today the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) lauded the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for ...
New Jersey jury finds JONAH guilty of consumer fraud - From a press release - ( San Francisco, CA, June 25, 2015 )—After hours of deliberations, a New Jersey jury found Jews Offering New Alternatives ...
Protesters call attention to issues other than marriage - The 2015 Pride Parade was briefly held up the afternoon of June 28 when several protestors from the activist group ...
Author: Matt Simonette, Windy City Times
Proud to Run holds 33rd incarnation - Proud to Run holds A part of Chicago's Gay and Lesbian Pride Week activities since 1982, Proud To Run ( ...
Texas victim of a hate motivated violence dies - From a press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned of the hate violence motivated homicide of Ricky Griffin ...
Update: Protesters arrested at White House - On Tuesday, June 30, undocumented trans and queer leaders from across the country conducted a "die-in" in Washington, D.C., at ...
VIEWS A victory for and by our children - I've been married to my spouse for 22 years. Only nine of them have been as legal spouses, however, and ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
Global homophobia report released - Recently, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association ( ILGA ) launched, at the Palais des Nations in ...
Legacy Walk welcoming Ugandan trans activist - The Legacy Project kicks off its fifth-anniversary season with a two-part celebration on July 11-12 and a visit from Ugandan ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
National LGBT 50th-anniv. event in Philly July 2-5 - Organizers of the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration, July 2-5 in Philadelphia, have announced the events to honor 50 years ...
Trans activist writes about Obama actions - Jennicet Gutierrez—a transgender activist who heckled President Obama and was ejected from a White House LGBT reception—wrote in a June ...
Website answers questions about marriage - In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision striking down discriminatory state bans on marriage for same-sex couples, ...
One million at Pride '15 - Stories and extensive photo coverage of Pride in Chicago 2015 at the links: Pride Parade includes protests, celebrations and the ...
Episcopalians OK same-sex marriage - Episcopalians gave their blessing July 1 to church weddings for same-sex couples—just days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to ...
Astellas holds event with Clementis - On June 25, Northbrook-based Astellas demonstrated support of its LGBTQ employees, communities and issues by flying the Pride Flag at ...
Event showcases 'Pride & Joy' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On June 26, the Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame held a party at the Center on Halsted to raise ...

Entertainment
Entertainment: Celebs react to marriage news; Jeremy Renner; Spider-Man - COMPILED BY ANDREW DAVIS Celebrities reacted to the news regarding marriage equality. Many more seemed to be on the "pro" ...
Spotlight, Critics' Picks - If you missed Sean Graney's epic adaptation of the 32 surviving Greek tragedies All Our Tragic, The Hypocrites has bravely ...
THEATER REVIEW Moby Dick - Playwright: David Catlin, adapted from Herman Melville novel. At: Lookingglass Theatre, Water Tower Pumping Station. Tickets: 312-337-0665; ; $40-$80. Runs ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown - Playwright: Guillermo Reyes. At: Pride Films & Plays at the Apollo Studio, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-935-6100; ; $20-$25. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Broadway 'losers' - At the 2015 Tony Awards, Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori's complex musical Fun Home ( based upon lesbian cartoonist Alison ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Love is Colorful, Make it Blu film series launched - From a press release - CHICAGO ( June 30, 2015 ) — Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago ( 221 N. Columbus Drive ), launches new ...
Billy Masters - "I have a gay ex-husband. People always say to me, 'How did you not know? He loves decorating and fashion ...
Author: Billy Masters
BOOK REVIEW Course Correction - By Ginny Gilder, $26.95; Beacon Press; 272 pages The song went 'round and 'round in your head. Maybe that's why ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Upcoming - Esteem Awards July 4 at Sidetrack PrideIndex.com announced the recipients of the Ninth Annual Esteem Awards, which will take place ...
Queercast host Matheny looks back at program - Amy Matheny, a pioneer in LGBT broadcasting whose roots are local and yet carrying a voice that now reaches worldwide, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Former 'Idol' contestant sings at 'Spanglish Pride' - Former American Idol ( season 12 ) semifinalist Jaidah Christina Davila ( JDA ) kicked off her three-song performance June ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
TELEVISION David Oyelowo talks personalities, sexuality in HBO's 'Nightingale' - The HBO movie Nightingale, starring Oscar nominee David Oyelowo ( Selma ), opens with a horrific act—and for the rest ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Scott Turner Schofield, 'Bold' turn on daytime soap - Scott Turner Schofield is a diversity speaker who has created a pathway into acting on television. Schofield debuted this past ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Who & the What - Playwright: Ayad Akhtar. At: Victory Gardens Theater at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-871-3000; ; $15-$60. Runs through: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW A Work of Art - Playwright: Elaine Romero. At: Chicago Dramatists Tutterow Theatre, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. Tickets: 312-633-0630; $33. Runs through: July 19 A ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
Chapin Hall launches 'Voices of Youth Count' - Chapin Hall launches 'Voices of Youth Count' Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is launching Voices of Youth Count, ...
Neverland Productions to change upcoming party's name after uproar - After an online uproar over the name of an upcoming Market Days weekend party, event organizers quickly acknowledged the mistake, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
ENTERTAINERS 'Drag Race' alum Ginger Minj takes 'Christ' on the road - The talented and funny Ginger Minj almost won the RuPaul's Drag Race on Logo during season seven. Before that, she ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MUSIC ROUNDUP JC Brooks; Baathhaus; St. Lucia; Neon Trees - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - With the explosive news of the ruling on marriage equality on the eve of Gay Pride Weekend in Chicago on ...
Author: Vern Hester

Outlines
Stanley Cup confirmed: Blackhawks' championship trophy in Pride Parade - Yes, the Stanley Cup will be in the Chicago Pride Parade, Windy City Times has confirmed through multiple sources, all ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
BOOK REVIEW Love Changes 1.0 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - By Eddie S. Pierce, $2.99; Rainbow Room Press; 46 pages Love Changes 1.0 is meant to be the first ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Stanley Cup makes the rounds in Boystown over Pride weekend; CGHA celebrates - They won a championship and cruised around town with The Cup. Hey, it was a pretty good Pride weekend for ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicago Force cruise to playoff win over Cleveland, 71-12 - Rachel Gore did it on the ground and by air, leading the host Chicago Force to a 71-12 playoff victory ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame July 24 - From a press release - The 2015 National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be Friday, July 24, at Center on ...
BackLot Bash: Four days and nights of play - The 12th annual BackLot Bash took place with a June 25 Comedy Kickoff at Mayne Stage and a June 26 ...
DISH Weekly Dining Guide: Pork Shoppe (Andersonville location) - BY BEN SANDERS - Pork Shoppe ( PorkShoppeChicago.com; 5721 N. Clark St. ) has only been open for six weeks, but with the way ...
Pride North photos - Moments from the fifth annual Pride North festival, along Glenwood Ave., just off the Morse L stop in Rogers Park, ...
Gay sports news - Michael Sam returns to team Michael Sam—the first openly gay player to be drafted by a National Football League team—has ...
In the Life: Ashley Perrin - Ashley Perrin learned about roller derby while in college, but didn't have the time to join. When she moved to ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
DISH: SAVOR SideDoor - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The River North restaurant SideDoor ( 100 E. Ontario St.; http://sidedoorchicago.com/ ) offers a lot of treats—and I just don't ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
Feeling 'Bougie' at the Ball - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Neverland team hosted "Bougie Ball," a night of the rich and fabulous, at Metro Chicago on June 27. Attempting ...
'Chefs' holds annual event in new spot; 'Starving' at Venue One - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Two important fundraisers supplied food for hungry donors on June 25. The popular Heartland Health Outreach event Chefs and the ...
Dining news: Marriage-victory items; Fourth of July - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Howells & Hood Beverage Director Andrew Macker and the restaurant celebrates the recent news of same-sex marriage nationwide by creating ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Dublin Pride has much to celebrate - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The sidewalks of O'Connell Street in the heart of Dublin's city center began to fill only moments before first banner ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke


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