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PASSAGES Former Chicagoan Steven Moore dies - Steven Moore, a former Chicago resident who moved to Colorado about two years ago and was the executive director of ...
Chicago man accused of criminal HIV transmission - A Chicago man stands accused of not disclosing to his partner that he had HIV, though he knew he was ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Oberweis: Would support federal marriage equality law - After much heated opposition to marriage equality in Illinois, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis said Oct. 23 that his thinking ...
Author: Matt Simonette

News
Who are YOU voting for? - Windy City Times recently asked various Illinois LGBT individuals what political races they are following or how they plan on ...
Incoming Northalsted Business Alliance ED looks ahead - Christopher Barrett Politan calls the first two weeks that he's been in his new position—executive director of the Northalsted Business ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Lambda sues Texas prison system over sexual abuse of trans woman - From a press release - Houston, TX ( October 23, 2014 ) - Lambda Legal today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Passion Star, ...
Strict ID laws could hinder trans voters - [Originally published here 2014-09-27] A new study by a California-based think tank found that strict voter identification laws in 10 ...
Author: Chuck Colbert
ELECTIONS 2014 Printable Election Guide Charts; voting info - Consult our 2014 General Election charts for endorsements and recommendations from a number of local and national organizations. See and ...
Experts, activists discuss hate-crimes laws, prevention - Law enforcement officials and community advocates were among those who gathered Oct. 20 at UIC Student Center East, 750 S. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Oberweis: Would support federal marriage equality law - After much heated opposition to marriage equality in Illinois, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis said Oct. 23 that his thinking ...
Author: Matt Simonette
More than 100 attend Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair - More than 100 young and older adults attended Work!, the first Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair Oct. 22 at Center on ...
Project Fierce, Breakfast 'N' Beds to support LGBTQ Youth Housing - From a press release - Chicago, IL — Project Fierce Chicago invites friends, supporters and community members to attend Breakfast 'n' Beds, its first annual ...
TPAN names first woman CEO - From a press release - ( CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 ) — After a national search led by McCormack and Associates, the Test Positive Aware ...
Fed govt to recognize same-sex married couples in six new states - WASHINGTON—In the latest development following the Supreme Court's decision earlier this month to decline to hear any pending cases regarding ...
OPALGA celebrates 25 years with annual awards gala - State Rep. Greg Harris, state Sen. Don Harmon and Tracy Baim—publisher and executive editor of Windy City Media Group—received the ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Chicago man accused of criminal HIV transmission - A Chicago man stands accused of not disclosing to his partner that he had HIV, though he knew he was ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Egalite Chicago forum on LGBT activism post marriage equality - Egalite Chicago is inviting members of the LGBTQIA communities to join them for a discussion on what's next in the ...
PASSAGES Former Chicagoan Steven Moore dies - Steven Moore, a former Chicago resident who moved to Colorado about two years ago and was the executive director of ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Eight states to watch in Senate elections - House likely to remain in GOP control - Most of the pundits are saying Republicans will take over the U.S. Senate and keep the House in the November ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
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 ...
Brad Schneider challenges foe on rhetoric vs. record - ELECTIONS 2014: CONGRESS - In 2012, Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider took then Republican incumbent Robert J. Dold's House of Representatives seat in the Illinois' ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
LBTQ Giving Council creates video for fundraising campaign - The LBTQ Giving Council of the Chicago Foundation for Women ( CFW ) was founded, according to former co-chair Laura ...
Author: Liz Baudler
GLSEN webinar shows climate for LGBT students in U.S. schools - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Oct. 22, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ( GLSEN ) held a webinar on findings from its ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Sociologist C.J. Pascoe talks bullying at Elmhurst College - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "Gay" and "fag" were the two words that C.J. Pascoe, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Oregon, heard ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Elton visits John Kerry; anti-Cory Booker mishap; Apple CEO - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Elton John visited Secretary of State John Kerry to announce the singer's foundation's partnership with PEPFAR, ABC News noted. The ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
ELECTIONS 2014: COMPTROLLER Topinka vies for second term - State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, long a fixture of Illinois politics, is facing off against Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Women honored at Center on Halsted event - The floor-to-ceiling windows and ballet bars lining the Melk Studio in the Joffrey Tower provided the perfect setting for the ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
'World of Chocolate' Dec. 4 at Union Station - The 13th annual World of Chocolate will take place Thursday, Dec. 4, 5-9 p.m., at Chicago Union Station, 500 W. ...
LETTERS Elections; Center on Halsted; the church - Principle of the matter As Nov. 4 ( Election Day ) draws near, I think religious people can add their ...
Uncovering alleged LGBT connections in JFK assassination - LGBT HISTORY MONTH by Jimmy Cwiek - In 1969, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison prosecuted Clay Shaw for allegedly conspiring to kill President John F. Kennedy. ...
Point accepting scholarship 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 ...
'Modern Family' star pops up at pop-up store - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Men's accessories store The Tie Bar has opened a pop-up shop in Lincoln Park at 918 W. Armitage Ave. The ...
Personal PAC event focuses on the personal, political - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Oct. 20, Personal PAC, a bipartisan, pro-choice political action committee, hosted its 21st Annual Awards Luncheon at Hilton Chicago. ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Global HIV conference; Chinese ad; D&G found not guilty - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - HIV Research for Prevention 2014 ( HIV R4P )—the world's only global scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
ELECTIONS 2014 Out gay candidate contends in suburbs - In the liberal bubble that is Chicago, members of the LGBT community routinely run for political office. However, it's a ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
ELECTIONS 2014 Marriage equality: How they voted - At the link below are the official roll call votes for Senate Bill 10, the bill which eventually passed marriage ...
'Movember' to launch Nov. 1 - With Movember here, men have marked their calendars to "Shave the Date." The Movember Foundation—an organization committed to men's health—kicks ...

Entertainment
Billy Masters - "As a joke at the end of one take, Burt leans over and kisses you square on the mouth. The ...
What I Know for Sure - AUDIOBOOK REVIEW - By Oprah Winfrey $24.99; Macmillan Audiobook from Flatiron Books; four CDs/four hours Death and taxes. That's what your father used ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Events coming up in film, arts, music, performance - Lea Delaria, Artemis at 'Women in Music' Nov. 16 Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles presents "Women in Music"—a celebration featuring female ...
Anti-gay group's Glenn Stanton talks bigotry, marriage - BOOKS - Glenn Stanton is an outspoken figure in the fight against marriage equality, from his work with right-wing organization Focus on ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Melissa Etheridge: On marriage, performing - NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC - Everything is coming up roses for Melissa Etheridge these days. She wed Linda Wallem in May, just two days after ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Judith Light gets 'Transparent' about show, LGBT activism - Actress Judith Light returns to living rooms in another television show that's already garnering huge praise. The new series Transparent ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Jane Anderson talks about HBO miniseries 'Olive Kitteridge' - MOVIES - Jane Anderson's name may not be immediately familiar to gay audiences. However, a quick glance over just a few of ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Knight at the Movies: Olive Kitteridge; To Russia with Love - With his star turn in Birdman, Michael Keaton is deservedly this year's comeback kid at the movies, with both critics ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
'Out' lesbian Moms Mabley was comedic pioneer - LGBT HISTORY MONTH Special to the online edition of Windy City Time y Lou Chibbaro Jr. Washington Blade,s - Legendary American vaudeville entertainer-turned-comedian Jackie "Moms" Mabley became famous for her persona as a frumpy, middle-aged woman in a housedress ...
THEATER REVIEW Devil's Day Off - Playwright: Jon Steinhagen. At: Signal Ensemble, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Tickets: 773-698-7389; ; $23. Runs through: Nov. 22 Chicago learned ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW All Girl Edgar Allan Poe - Playwright: Adapted by the ensemble. At: The Mammals at Zoo Studio, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave. Tickets: or at the door; ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Parade - Book: Alfred Uhry; Score: Jason Robert Brown. At: Bohemian Theatre Ensemble at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-975-8150 ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Theater spotlight and Critics' Picks - Out of Disorder is a double bill of monologues that tackle real-life topics that might make you laugh as well ...
THEATER REVIEW Amazing Grace - Score: Christopher Smith; Book: Smith and Arthur Giron. At: Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St. Tickets: 800-775-2000 or ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Theater events: Nutcracker; Lynch at Lyric; Laramie - Jane Lynch, others at Lyric event Lyric Opera of Chicago will celebrate its history and future on Saturday, Nov. 1, ...
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Carpenter does Caligari - Bisexual organist and composer Cameron Carpenter loves Chicago. A previous boyfriend of his lived in Bucktown, and Carpenter loved getting ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
HBHC's 'Garden of Eve' Nov. 7 - Howard Brown Health Center ( HBHC ) supporters will have three of Chicago's most prominent entertainers gather for a battle ...
GayRomLit retreat meets in Chicagoland - BOOKS Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Authors, publishers, and readers alike convened in Bloomingdale, Illinois, for the fourth annual GayRomLit ( Gay Romance Literature, or GRL ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
Neil Patrick news; 'Freeheld' has problem; 'Divas Simply Singing' - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Neil Patrick Harris was not the Academy's first choice to host the 2015 Oscars, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Producers ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Studio opening marks fashion/film event - On Oct. 18, guests gathered at 400 N. May St., where fashion designer Borris Powell and filmmaker/director Kyle Thomas unveiled ...
TELEVISION RJ Mitte of 'Breaking Bad' wants you to 'Cut the Bull' - TELEVISION Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Best known for his role as Walter White Jr. on "Breaking Bad," actor RJ Mitte talked with Windy City Times ...
Author: Angelique Smith
Music, radio are David Polk's passion, profession - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - He grew up in north suburban Highland Park, where he worked as a parking lot attendant at Ravinia Festival, the ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
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
BETTY returns for holiday show - BETTY, New York City's iconic pop/performance band, returns to City Winery Chicago for their legendary annual "Holiday Show" Monday, Dec. ...

Outlines
Chicago fundraiser held for film with trans* activist - To raise funds for the upcoming documentary "Alexis" featuring trans* activist Alexis Martinez, Chopin Theater in collaboration with Contexture TV ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Night of 100 Drag Queens attendees include Modern Family star - Sidetrack's 27th annual Night of 100 Drag Queens features creatures of all stripes with this year's theme, Animal Queendom. Modern ...
OUT! Bowling in Naperville runs through Dec. 18 - Organizer Nathaniel Miracle has put together an LGBTQ bowling league at Naperville Brunswick Zone XL, 1515 Aurora Ave., every Thursday ...
Barlesque Strip-a-Thon benefits TPAN throughout November - From a press release - Chicago, Illinois, October 21, 2014— During the month of November, contestants representing eighteen local bars and businesses are competing for ...
'Human Ken Doll' dreams of stardom with own form of perfection - He wants a reality-TV show about his ever-changing life—and looks. He's planning a documentary about an upcoming procedure. He's also ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Sugar & Spice: Summerdale - If the atmosphere at Andersonville's newest eatery, Summerdale, were as spot-on as the food, the place would be an instant ...
Author: Meghan Streit
Sports notes: Visits, honors, bullying - Event with New Zealand rugby team Oct. 31 In advance of its match against a U.S. team, the public is ...
Chicago Dragons: Staying busy and winning - It's a busy time—on and off the pitch—for the Chicago Dragons, the predominantly gay rugby club. Let's start with what's ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Sidetrack becomes jungle with 'Animal Queendom' - Miller Lite presented the 22nd Annual Night of 100 Drag Queens, this time with the wild theme of "Animal Queendom" ...
In the Life: Jorge del Busto - Applying the phrase "a rolling stone gathers no moss," one can say that Jorge del Busto has been pretty much ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Luxury consignment spot launches in Gold Coast - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Oct. 23, Corri McFadden and famed fashion designer Christian Siriano celebrated eDrop-Off luxury consignment's 10-year anniversary and the opening ...
LGBT HISTORY MONTH: A pre-Stonewall LGBT sit-in - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Ray Simon, Philadelphia Gay News - The sit-in at Dewey's, which occurred at a Philadelphia restaurant in the spring of 1965, is not as well known ...


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