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DAILY BREAKING
Federal court rehears gay discrimination case - The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, on Nov. 30, reheard oral arguments in the case of Kimberly Hively, an Indiana ...
Lambda Legal Fights in Federal Court for Math Instructor Fired for Being Gay - From a press release - Today, the full 11-member Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case of Lambda Legal client, Kimberly Hively, ...
Forum plots LGBT action in Trump presidency - For many in the LGBT community, according to Howard Brown Health CEO and President David Munar, the Nov. 8 elections ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies - By Andrew Davis and Matt Simonette - Longtime Cuban ruler Fidel Castro has died at age 90. The country declared nine days of national mourning to mark ...

News
New journal article explores sexual victimization by women - Press release from The Williams Institute - LOS ANGELES — Using U.S. federal agency data, researchers find that female sexual perpetration is more common than previously recognized. ...
Chicago woman alleges CPD attack during protest - On the second anniversary of the brutal shooting of Black teenager Laquan McDonald by an officer of the Chicago Police ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies - By Andrew Davis and Matt Simonette - Longtime Cuban ruler Fidel Castro has died at age 90. The country declared nine days of national mourning to mark ...
Forum plots LGBT action in Trump presidency - For many in the LGBT community, according to Howard Brown Health CEO and President David Munar, the Nov. 8 elections ...
Author: Matt Simonette
SAGE LGBT elder hotline dedicated to LGBT older people - From a press release - [New York, NY] On November 1, as part of its work to improve the lives of LGBT older people, Services ...
National roundup: World AIDS Day, mayor harassed, ex-pol comes out - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In honor of World AIDS Day ( Dec. 1 ), The Advocate ( with the support of Michael J. Libow ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
World news: Trump's UK choice, Ukrainian Parliament, gay-dating app - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Donald Trump wants Nigel Farage to be a UK ambassador to the United States, according to PinkNews. The president elect ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LETTERS Making it better, Chicago Gay Men's Chorus calls for harmony - Making it better Dear Editor: I spoke at a small high schooler-led LGBTQ acceptance conference in rural northwest Indiana ( ...
MOMBIAN Picking up the shards - I made a cake on Nov. 8 to celebrate what I thought would be Hillary Clinton's election. For decoration, I ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
Quilt, speaker at ISU's World AIDS Day week - An exhibit of panels from the National AIDS Quilt and a keynote address by a local HIV/AIDS expert will be ...
Art AIDS America co-curator talks activism, exhibition - On World AIDS Day Dec. 1, The Alphawood Gallery in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood will officially open the extraordinary and ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
WORLD AIDS DAY PROFILE Jim Petrakis: Consultant becomes face of HIV/AIDS - Most people may not know Jim Petrakis—but just about everyone is familiar, either directly or indirectly, with what he has ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Howard Brown Health holds community input meetings - Howard Brown Health held two community input meetings—Nov. 15 at Brown Elephant Andersonville and Nov. 17 at Howard Brown Health ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
An Uber-driven love story - If you are one of the many thousands who will take an Uber in Chicago this season whether to holiday ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Post-election talk Dec. 5 at the Center - Another post-election discussion, "Where Do We Go From Here? The Trump Presidency and Our Civil Liberties," will take place Monday, ...
Trans pioneer Judy Bowen looks back at community changes - Trans activist Judy Bowen, 72, has seen a lot. She moved to New York from the South in the mid ...
Author: Owen Keehnen
BYC prepares for move into new building - Broadway Youth Center ( BYC ) is entering the final weeks of preparation for its move to a new Uptown ...
Author: Matt Simonette
HoF panel on arts and culture Dec. 7 - On Wed., Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame will hold a panel for the organization's ...
Website gathers stories of Irish LGBT emigrants for sake of policy - Paul Dowling believes in the power of story-telling and how it can create change and connection. He shows this belief ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Airbnb to tackle LGBT, race discrimination on its platform - Fewer than 20 states in the country prohibit housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. And although the ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Serving the rainbow youth - By David Thill - Several Illinois agencies are taking action to reduce the problems that are specific to LGBTQ youth in the child-welfare system. ...
Tel Aviv shelter specializes in helping LGBT youth - Beit Dror, which means "House of Freedom" in English, is the only facility for LGBT youths experiencing homelessness in the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Sock drive adds to holiday spirit for youth at The Crib - For the youth experiencing homelessness who enjoyed the Nov. 24 Thanksgiving dinner at The Night Ministry's Lake View shelter The ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
'San Antonio Four' exonerated - The highest court in Texas has exonerated the so-called "San Antonio Four." Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Cassandra Rivera and Anna ...
AMA adopts new policies - The American Medical Association ( AMA ) recently gathered physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine during ...
PASSAGES Ian Harris Schroeder - Former Windy City Times 30 Under 30 honoree and beloved Chicago trans activist, artist and social worker Ian Harris Schroeder ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Relationships & the Law Today: Supreme Court looks at transgender bathroom policies - A recurring column - A transgender boy banned from using the boys' restroom at his high school sued his county school board alleging that ...
Author: Angelo D. DiBartolomeo
Lambda Legal Fights in Federal Court for Math Instructor Fired for Being Gay - From a press release - Today, the full 11-member Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case of Lambda Legal client, Kimberly Hively, ...
Federal court rehears gay discrimination case - The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, on Nov. 30, reheard oral arguments in the case of Kimberly Hively, an Indiana ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Museum presents two exhibits on AIDS crisis - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Nov. 18, the International Museum of Surgical Science presented two exhibits that document very different aspects of the AIDS ...
Author: Vern Hester
'Strut' fashion show benefits South Side Help Center - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Nov. 20, Madman Productions presented the eighth edition of Strut, the annual fashion event to acknowledge World AIDS Week ...
Author: Vern Hester
NLGJA President Receives CNN Diversity Ovation Award - From a press release - Washington, D.C.- Today NLGJA - The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is excited to announce that NLGJA President Jen Christensen is ...
Leather Archives' health event Dec. 1 - Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco, Ph.D—a Canadian-Chilean educationist, researcher, POZ activist, author and visiting scholar at the Leather Archives & Museum 2016-2017—will be ...

Entertainment
Drag legend Charles Busch's one-man show to launch Pride Arts Center series - From a press release - CHICAGO: Pride Arts Center presents Charles Busch; That Girl, That Boy in The Broadway in the Pride Arts Center for ...
NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Breon Arzell is a 'Travel'-ing man - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Actor Breon Arzell presents Pegasus Theatre's Rutherford's Travels playing the title character, Rutherford Calhoun. It is the tale of Rutherford ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Entertainment news: Andy Cohen, Ruby Rose, RuPaul, GALECA's top actresses, Madonna - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Bravo's Andy Cohen thinks Donald Trump is actually a Democrat, Page Six noted. During a panel with Sarah Jessica Parker ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Handbag Productions Presents The Rip Nelson Holiday Spectacular - From a press release - CHICAGO ( November 23, 2016 ) — Hell in a Handbag's favorite bitter television has-been returns — and just in ...
THEATER REVIEW Finding Neverland - Music and lyrics by Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy. Book by James Graham. At: Cadillac Palace Theater, 151 W. Randolph ...
Author: Eric Karas
THEATER REVIEW Electra - Playwright: Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall]. At: Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets: 773-753-4472; CourtTheatre.org; $48-$68. Runs through: Dec. ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Fundamentals - Playwright: Erika Sheffer. At: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: $20-$89. Runs through: Dec. 23 The speechwriters for the ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley - Playwright: Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon. At: Northlight Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Homo for the holidays? A December theater preview - Whether you're in the mood for a heartwarming Christmas tale or an irreverent camp comedy, there are all kinds of ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Victory, Center, Art AIDS hosting talk, tour Nov. 30-Dec. 1 - Victory Gardens Theater, Art AIDS America Chicago and Center on Halsted have announced the two-day World AIDS Day event. "We're ...
Film to critique Hollywood representations of disabled characters - CHICAGO - A group of disability activists, scholars, and filmmakers are announcing their Kickstarter campaign to raise completion funds for ...
Sidetrack's OUTspoken! Series: December's featured storytellers - The December edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors ...
'The Trans List' to air Dec. 5 - HBO Documentary Films will debut The Trans List Monday, Dec. 5, 7-8 p.m. CT, on HBO. Directed by portrait photographer/filmmaker ...
Stevie Nicks in Chicago Dec. 3 - Grammy-winning icon Stevie Nicks has announced The 24-Karat Gold Tour, which began Oct. 25. The tour will bring Nicks to ...
Leslie Jordan at NEIU on Dec. 8 - Emmy-winning actor and comedian Leslie Jordan will perform his stand-up at Northeastern Illinois University on Thursday, Dec. 8, to conclude ...
NUNN ON ONE Swingin' with Jane Lynch - Actress Jane Lynch returned to her roots in Illinois to accept a Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution to comedy. ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Tom Hewitt hooks into 'Finding Neverland' - Inspired by the 2004 movie, Finding Neverland has now been made into a musical Broadway show. After closing this past ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Theater spotlight on The Complete Deaths, Critics' Picks - Theater spotlight Take a comically macabre journey through the more than 70 onstage and often gruesome deaths in William Shakespeare's ...
Deeply Rooted concerts Dec. 3-4 - Deeply Rooted Dance Theater will stage its 20th-anniversary kickoff concerts Saturday, Dec. 3 ( 7:30 p.m. ) and Sunday, Dec. ...
'SheFest' Dec. 12 - Pride Films and Plays will host SheFest at The Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway, on Monday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. ...
'World of Chocolate' Dec. 1 at Revel - The AIDS Foundation of Chicago's 15th annual World of Chocolate winter gala will take place Thursday, Dec. 1— World AIDS ...
Leather collection focus of Dec. 11 talk - Leather Archives & Museum ( LA&M ) visiting scholar Scott Herring will give a presentation on the special collections of ...
BENT NIGHTS Holiday releases - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Although people may think that as the writer behind Bent Nights, I am a pagan witch who has an affinity ...
Author: Vern Hester

Outlines
Skinner Ricketts named CMO of Cars.com - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Cars.com announced the appointment of Brooke Skinner Ricketts as the company's chief marketing officer ( CMO ), effective immediately. Skinner ...
Dining news: BrewLights, Bourbon and Bites, Cookie Exchange - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. and Lincoln Park Zoo's Auxiliary Board are hosting the third annual BrewLights on Thursday, Dec. 1, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Barry's Bootcamp brings workouts to Chicago - Joey Gonzalez came home in mid-November for "one of the most climactic and meaningful moments" of his career: the opening ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
CMSA Hall of Fame welcomes six in the class of 2016 - Leslie Wallin started playing 16-inch softball before some in today's Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association ( CMSA ) leagues were even ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
SAVOR Mama's Boy event; Yoshi's Cafe gala - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide in Windy City Times - Windy City Times recently had the honor of attending two different special events. Thankfully, the one thing in common was ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
BUSINESS The story of a suit: A woman's custom tuxedo at Dapper Club - Amy Silverman wanted a tuxedo. She had a few weddings and charity evenings coming up, and she wanted to look ...
Author: Liz Baudler
In the Life: Betsy Ade - Well-Known Strangers was formed about 18 months ago, and the group just recently celebrated its first show. There's nothing but ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
VEHICLE REVIEW 2017 Nissan Armada: really huge, really cozy and really gay - BY SAM GOMEZ, GAYWHEELS.COM - Ever been invaded by something big and overwhelming and Spanish? During the Renaissance, the Spanish Armada was a force to ...
Gift Guide - Week One of Two - Book it Jared Milrad and Nathan Johnson—the history-making same-sex couple featured in Hillary Clinton's viral presidential campaign commercials ( ...
DISH: SAVOR Hugo's Frog Bar - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Hugo's Frog Bar ( 1024 N. Rush St.; HugosFrogBar.com ) is part of the Gibsons Restaurant Group—which means it comes ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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