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Women & Children bookstore sold - A cornerstone in Chicago's feminist and LGBT communities dating back to 1979 is transitioning and preparing for a new, modern ...
Major League Baseball recognizing Glenn Burke's legacy - At one of the biggest events of the Major League Baseball season, the league is honoring former player Glenn Burke, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Wachowskis to open studio for TransLife Center benefit - CHICAGO — The Matrix series. V for Vendetta. Cloud Atlas. For years, Andy and Lana Wachowski, the award-winning directors and ...
Chicago Trans* Pride July 27 - On July 27 a gathering will take place at Chicago's Ardmore Hollywood Beach to demonstrate trans* visibility. A group of ...
ISU to make 'all-gender' restrooms available on campus - Single-stall restrooms, or "family" restrooms, as they had been known, will now be known as "all-gender" restrooms in signage on ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Laverne Cox makes Emmy history - Orange gets 12 nods - The 2014 Emmy Awards nominations were announced July 10, and there was a lot of love for various TV series. ...

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Women & Children bookstore sold - A cornerstone in Chicago's feminist and LGBT communities dating back to 1979 is transitioning and preparing for a new, modern ...
Major League Baseball recognizing Glenn Burke's legacy - At one of the biggest events of the Major League Baseball season, the league is honoring former player Glenn Burke, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
UN identifies Malawi Human Rights violations based on orientation - ( 10 July 2014—Geneva ) The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission ( IGLHRC ) and the Malawi-based Centre ...
Howard Brown to host gay blood drive July 11 - Howard Brown Health Center, 4025 N. Sheridan Rd., will take part in the National Gay Blood Drive July 11. Gay ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Equality Illinois calls on Rauner to return DeVos contributions - Equality Illinois has called on GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner to return $13,000 in contributions made last week by the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Chicago Gay/Lesbian Hall of Fame noms extended - From a press release - The 2014 deadline to nominate individuals, friends of the community and organizations for induction into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian ...
Child with HIV, once thought cured, shows re-infection signs - A Mississippi child, previously thought to have been in remission from HIV, has once again shown signs of the infection, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Sara Bareilles kicks off tour in Chicago - Going to a Sara Bareilles concert is a bit like going to a Chicago Sky women's basketball team, but less ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
ISU to make 'all-gender' restrooms available on campus - Single-stall restrooms, or "family" restrooms, as they had been known, will now be known as "all-gender" restrooms in signage on ...
Author: Matt Simonette
2014 Gay/Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame inductees honored - The atmosphere at the Second Annual Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony held at the Center on ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Laundry Project, Ideas Week offer free Englewood laundry day - Chicago Ideas partnered with the Laundry Project July 12 to offer a free laundry day in Englewood on the city's ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
Chicago lesbian, 26, loses battle with cancer - They met on OkCupid, a free online dating site, and went on their first date on Sept. 17, 2010. But ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Panel discusses impact and future of house music - The art, jewelry and accessories of The Silver Room in Wicker Park serve to make the entire space one of ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Marriage advocate Jordan needs kidney donor - Chicago community activist and designer Elvie "LV" Jordan is seeking a kidney donor. She is in a medical crisis situation. ...
Chicago Trans* Pride July 27 - On July 27 a gathering will take place at Chicago's Ardmore Hollywood Beach to demonstrate trans* visibility. A group of ...
History made, honored in annual Ride For AIDS Chicago - The 11th annual Ride For AIDS Chicago was a record-setting, celebrity-filled, legacy-driven two-day extravaganza that culminated Sunday afternoon, July 13, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Howard Brown takes part in gay blood drive - Howard Brown Health Center, 4025 N. Sheridan Rd., took part in the National Gay Blood Drive, a nationwide event calling ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Wachowskis to open studio for TransLife Center benefit - CHICAGO — The Matrix series. V for Vendetta. Cloud Atlas. For years, Andy and Lana Wachowski, the award-winning directors and ...
Eychaner Foundation announces "1,000 Kids for Iowa" - From a press release - Des Moines, Iowa - The Eychaner Foundation held a press conference today at 3839 Merle Hay Road, Suite 209, Des ...
Progress in four years of the National HIV/AIDS strategy - From THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary - On July 15, 2010, President Obama released the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which envisions that"the United States will become ...
Program to look at fertility options for lesbians - From a press release - The American Fertility Association ( The AFA ) is hosting a free, educational event about pregnancy and family-building options for ...
Report looks at youth of color views on LGBT agenda - From a press release - Over the last decade, there has been a dramatic shift in how the public and the courts view same-sex marriage. ...
Pride at Work's head discusses Brunei, women's groups - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Pride at Work recently appointed openly gay activist and advocate Jerame Davis as the interim executive director of its Washington, ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL Sex-reassignment surgery and Medicare - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Q: I am transgender woman in my late 60s. I only recently came out and I'm not sure what type ...
Author: Karen Loewy, Lambda Legal
World news: Conchita Wurst models; Ian Thorpe comes out - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst recently made her modeling debut, walking at the Jean Paul Gaultier couture show in Paris, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LETTERS Women & Children First; Gun and done - Moving on The following brief letters from Ann Christophersen and Linda Bubon extend their thanks to the community, as ...
Black LGBT trailblazers; Maddow talks Perry; ENDA debate - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Ebony Magazine has released its list of the top 10 Black LGBT trailblazers on the rise. They include actress Laverne ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Vernita Gray LGBTQ youth fund holds inaugural fundraiser - About 40 people attended the Vernita Gray LGBTQ Youth Fund inaugural fundraiser at Windjammer Room, 6033 N. Sheridan Rd., July ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
WGCI host tweets anti-trans slur, then apologizes - On July 10, The Advocate's Parker Molloy published a story concerning Chicago station WGCI's use of an anti-trans slur about ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Georgia man sues - A former band director and music instructor at a Macon, Georgia, Catholic school has filed a lawsuit against the school, ...
Report shows religious right strategy on LGBT equality - Within a few short years now, legal same-sex marriage has arrived in 19 states and the District of Columbia. The ...
Author: Chuck Colbert
HIV cure: One step back, many paths forward - VIEWS - In March 2013, HIV advocates cheered when they heard the news that a baby girl in Mississippi appeared to be ...
Author: John Peller
Hobby Lobby still fighting to deny trans* woman's rights - In a June 30 ruling in favor of the religious beliefs of national chain Hobby Lobby superseding contraceptive care for ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Conflict Center to mediate for Ryan White grievances - by Liz Baudler - The Chicago Center For Conflict Resolution ( CCR ) offers free mediation services to anyone who wants them. "We've done ...
NCLR applauds USDA trans non-bias rule - From a press release - ( Washington, D.C., July 16, 2014 )—Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) released a final rule that ...
CDC educates on dangers of smoking for HIV+ - From a press release - Ft. Lauderdale, FL; July 16, 2014-The CDC's Tips From Former Smokers Campaign marks a historic partnership between the CDC's tobacco ...
Report outlines workplace barriers for LGBT youth - From a press release - Washington, D.C. — This generation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, youth is unlike any previous generation. While ...
Bipartisan International Human Rights Act in the House - From a press release - Washington, D.C. — Human Rights First today welcomes the introduction of The International Human Rights Defense Act in the House ...
Alliance names Anthony Papini new executive director - From a press release - CHICAGO—The Board of Directors at the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the "Alliance" ) is pleased to announce the appointment ...
UN music video for gay rights Exceeds One Million Views - From a press release - NEW YORK CITY, USA — A Bollywood-inspired United Nations music video with a message of gay acceptance has rapidly become ...
Chris Colfer signs 'Stories' in Skokie - Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel on the Fox television show Glee, brought tons of fans to Barnes & Noble ...
Film about adoption premieres at Center - Filmmaker Jean Strauss premiered her documentary A Simple Piece of Paper—about Illinois-born adoptees accessing their birth certificates—for the first time ...
Author: Phillip-John Puzzo

Entertainment
Book features 50 prominent Chicagoans - From a press release - Any one can leverage life's lessons to achieve greater personal success; find and refine their passions; and achieve goals. The ...
NUNN ON ONE Fred Willard returns to Second City - Extended for on online edition of Windy City Times - Actor and comedian Fred Willard will always be remembered for his improvisational skills. This Is Spinal Tap—along with films like ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Gaga brings the goods to United Center show - Lady Gaga's artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball Tour danced into the United Center July 11—and she brought the goods. Her loyal ...
Lisa Whelchel sets the 'Facts' straight with new movie - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - They taught us the Facts of Life growing up, and now return for a Hallmark movie titled For Better or ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MUSIC Trans singer Ty Nic releases 'Who I Am' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Ty Nic isn't your typical college student. Currently studying business at the College of DuPage, Nic plans on earning a ...
Author: Phillip-John Puzzo
MUSIC Jay Brannan: Queer and folk - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Judging from the comments on Jay Brannan's YouTube channel, the Manhattan-based, openly queer singer-songwriter doesn't have many haters. He also ...
Author: Lawrence Ferber
Indigo Girls joining Nettles Aug. 29 in Aurora - Amy Ray and Emily Saliers—a.k.a. the Indigo Girls—have joined the Chicago-area stop of the That Girl Tour which includes singer/songwriter ...
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Bound for Broadway - The Last Ship recently set sail from its world-premiere run at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre, and it already has ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Andy Cohen on show; Stevie Nicks; Robbie Rogers TV series - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Bravo's Andy Cohen recently talked with TV Guide about his show Watch What Happens Live, which is marking its fifth ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Dead Man's Cell Phone - Playwright: Sarah Ruhl. At: The Enthusiasts at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: 773-935-6875; ; $20. Runs through: July ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW A Small Fire - Playwright: Adam Bock. At: Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn Ave. Tickets: 866-811-4111; ; $20-$22. Runs through: Aug. 16 Don't be ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Checking Boxes - Playwright: Shannon Matesky and the ensemble. At: About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble at various venues. Information: or ; free admission. ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Laverne Cox makes Emmy history - Orange gets 12 nods - The 2014 Emmy Awards nominations were announced July 10, and there was a lot of love for various TV series. ...
The White Room film heads to the Gene Siskel Film Center - Chernicky nominated for best actress, film nominated for eight awards - From a press release The White Room, a short film by Tom Doherty of Rock Valley College in Rockford IL ...
The White Room with Laura Chernicky at Gene Siskel July 16 - From a press release - The White Room, a short film by Tom Doherty, wins four awards at the Prairie State Film Fest 2014: Best ...
An Evening of Magic July 26 to support AFC - From a press release - Chicago IL — Chicago LGBTQA magicians create one night show to experience wonder with Chicago magicians in the LGBTQA community, ...
Billy Masters - "His coming-out was followed by a marriage. My marriage was followed by a coming-out."—Arianna Huffington quips after being brought onstage ...
Author: Billy Masters
BOOK REVIEW Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space - Ny Lynn Sherr, $28; Simon & Schuster; 376 pages And the cow jumped over the moon. You spent many ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Out singer James talks Whitney Houston, defying labels - MUSIC - Openly gay singer-songwriter Aiden James plays an acoustic guitar and wears his heart on his sleeve. But don't give him ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
Second book in 'Boystown' series released - Author Jake Biondi has released the second book of his Boystown series. The Boystown series began as an online story ...
Wachowskis to open studio to benefit TransLife - Andy and Lana Wachowski ( the award-winning directors and producers of films such as Cloud Atlas, the Matrix series and ...
BENT NIGHTS Taste of Chicago wrap-up: Monae, AWOLNATION - The 34th Annual Taste of Chicago will go down in history as an artistic triumph, over all other considerations. The ...
Author: Vern Hester
Laverne Cox on 'FREE CECE,' kids and uniting LGBTs - Laverne Cox has changed the world as the first openly transgender person on the cover of Time Magazine this past ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Spotlight: Shepherd's Daughter: a Joan of Arc Reimagining - Was the famous French warrior Joan of Arc a hero? Was she a delusional child? Or does she deserve her ...
Brigadoon - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Alan Jay Lerner ( book & lyrics ), Frederick Loewe ( music ) At: Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
xCRITICS' PICKS - Annapurna, Profiles Theatre Alley Stage, through July 20. This latest duet in the key of kitchen-sink marital reconciliation is elevated ...

Outlines
21st Annual Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award July 23 - From a press release - CHICAGO—21 years ago, renowned Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks and the Guild Literary Complex started a $500 poetry award given to ...
3160 Piano Bar & Cabaret to close - 3160 Piano Bar & Cabaret, 3160 N. Clark St., will close its doors July 29. The bar's owner, Jim Flint, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Dining news: Ice cream-champagne float; new Ritz chef - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Enolo Wine Bar, 450 N. Clark St., is introducing a new ice cream-inspired dessert with a twist: a sorbet-and-champagne float. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Sports open house July 19 - Frontrunners/Frontwalkers Chicago and the Orthopaedics Center at The University of Chicago Medicine have teamed to host a free event for ...
Upcoming events - Wed., July 16 PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays ( PFLAG ) has support ...
Modern Asian Kitchen; Terrace on Clark - Contemporary concerns are definitely addressed at Modern Asian Kitchen ( MAK ) ( 1924 W. Division St.; http:// ). The ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Climb cancelled, but charitable causes still win - Despite not climbing Mt. Everest as part of his Everest 4 Equality drive to raise awareness for marriage equality and ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicagoan to continue triathlon journey at Gay Games 9 - Mikey Apuada was at Soldier Field in Chicago for the opening ceremony of the 2006 Gay Games. He enjoyed the ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Gay in the Life: Heidi J. Onion - About 18 years ago, Heidi J. Onion was approached by her police chief, who told her that their local park ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times


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