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Gay marriages halted in Alabama - In the latest development in the tug-of-war over marriage equality in Alabama, the state's supreme court ordered all the state's ...
LGBTQ Creating Change 2016 in Chicago - WASHINGTON, DC, March 3, 2015 —The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced that the 28th National Conference on LGBT Equality: ...
White Sox legend Minnie Minoso passes away - Minnie Minoso, the first Black player for the Chicago White Sox, passed away March 1, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. ...
Deb Mell appears to win tight race in 33rd Ward, some ballots left to count - ELECTIONS 2015 - Incumbent 33rd Ward Ald. Deb Mell, the city's only openly lesbian alderman, may have won the race now that absentee ...

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White Sox legend Minnie Minoso passes away - Minnie Minoso, the first Black player for the Chicago White Sox, passed away March 1, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. ...
Entrepreneurs event hosted for youth - Windy City Times, StartOut, Center on Halsted and MB Financial Bank hosted a one-day seminar on entrepreneurship Feb. 28. About ...
Rauner cuts hit anti-bullying programs - Among the budget cuts handed down in the Feb. 18 budget from Gov. Bruce Rauner was the elimination of funding ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Military chaplains go anti-LGBT route - "Three major institutions stand in the way of LGBT equality: the military, marriage and ministry. Like a three-legged stool of ...
Author: Angelique Smith
GLAAD Hatter brunch April 4 will support the work of GLAAD - From a press release - GLAAD Hatter is a celebration of national and local leaders advancing LGBT equality. Brunch and cocktails will be 11 a.m. ...
IPERGAY trial suggests effectiveness of intermittent PrEP - Study results announced Feb. 24 by the French national HIV research agency ANRS at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Same-sex married war veteran denied veterans benefits - From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the American Military Partner Association, the nation's largest organization of LGBT military families, strongly condemned a ...
Facebook adds free-form field for gender identity - From press releases - From GLSEN NEW YORK ( Feb. 26, 2015 ) — GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, applauded Facebook's decision to ...
GLAAD launches new HIV and AIDS awareness campaign - From a press release - The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation joins campaign that includes new style guide for media, as well as public service announcements ...
Tennessee couples ask Supreme Court to end checkerboard of marriage laws - From a press release - ( Washington D.C., February 27, 2015 )—Three couples challenging Tennessee's marriage ban filed a brief in the Supreme Court of ...
KY Senate passes "Bathroom Bully Bill", Republicans join opposition - From a press release - ( Frankfort, KY ) After a rare double committee vote—one virtually in secret—the Kentucky Senate passed Senator C.B. Embry's anti-transgender ...
Deb Mell appears to win tight race in 33rd Ward, some ballots left to count - ELECTIONS 2015 - Incumbent 33rd Ward Ald. Deb Mell, the city's only openly lesbian alderman, may have won the race now that absentee ...
Jeb Bush maintains anti-marriage equality stance - From a press release - WASHINGTON — During the Conservative Political Action Conference ( CPAC ) this week, some media reports have suggested that Jeb ...
Ohio marriage case brief filed at U.S. Supreme Court - From a press release - ( Washington, February 27, 2015 ) - Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU ) and Ohio-based Gerhardstein ...
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Midge Ure talks Moby, Boy George, touring - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Scottish singer Midge Ure has had great success in the '70s and '80s fronting groups like Thin Lizzy and Ultravox. ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
LGBTQ Creating Change 2016 in Chicago - WASHINGTON, DC, March 3, 2015 —The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced that the 28th National Conference on LGBT Equality: ...
LGBT, HIV advocates welcome Obama policing recommendations - From a Lambda Legal press release - ( New York, NY, March 3, 2015 ) - Following the release of the Interim Report of President Obama's Task ...
AMPA to SCOTUS: Marriage inequality harms military families - From a American Military Partner Association press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ), the nation's largest organization of LGBT military families, ...
People's brief for marriage equality to go to Supreme Court - From an HRC press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign announced that 207,551 Americans from all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico, ...
Gay marriages halted in Alabama - In the latest development in the tug-of-war over marriage equality in Alabama, the state's supreme court ordered all the state's ...
Portal looks at gay parenting, conversion therapy - A new research portal focused on public policy issues has chosen gay parenting and conversion therapy as its first topics ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
Coming up: Barney Frank; Patner memorial; LGBTQ leaders in education - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Barney Frank event at Center on March 25 "Frank: An Evening with Barney Frank" will take place Wed., March 25, ...
Aguda, A Wider Bridge discuss U.S., Israeli LGBT communities - Representatives of the forty-year-old Israeli national LGBT taskforce the Aguda returned to Chicago in February alongside leaders of A Wider ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
VIEWS The second coming of the man who would be queen - There are times when you read an article that's nothing more than a screed, a scream of resentment, in this ...
Author: Dana Beyer
Parenting/teaching conference focuses on trans youth - About 200 teachers, principals, support staff, social workers, healthcare professionals and parents gathered for a day-long conference "A Day in ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Schock hires team to handle troubles - Congressman Aaron Schock ( R-Ill. )—who has come under fire for his spending on office decor as well as travel—has ...
Open To Thinking: Remembering Selma - A recurring column - Civil Rights is personal. You either feel the issues in your gut or you don't. No set amount of rhetoric ...
Author: Nick Patricca
CROI 2015 findings call for bringing PrEP for HIV prevention to scale - by Jim Pickett - "There is an urgent need to mobilize clinical efforts, service delivery, education, implementation research, and policy to optimize PrEP access ...
Notes: Pantry to move; New Pastoral; Jim Brickman; Auto show's figures - Auto show's final figures are in The Chicago Auto Show concluded a nine-day run Feb. 22 with a 7-percent increase ...
PASSAGES Barbara "Robbie" Smith, services March 7 - From Affinity - Affinity announces with sadness the services of a beloved community member and mentor to many, Barbara "Robbie" Smith. Robbie was ...
World news: HIV study; Ambassador Wally Brewster; UKIP chair leaves - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - For the first time, a study showed that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National roundup: Marriage in Ala. and Neb.; trans suicide - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley vowed he would "never do anything to disobey a federal court ruling" when asked about the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Diversity and inclusion are priorities at Hinshaw & Culbertson - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - This profile is part of a series about some local businesses that have scored perfectly on HRC'S Corporate Equality Index ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
National news shorts: Wedding in Texas; Autopsy, report differ; Gay priest dies - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Lesbian couple weds in Texas The Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage ...
Gay Wheaton College student makes waves - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - When Justin Massey entered Wheaton College almost four years ago he never imagined being out as a gay man while ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Latin School teacher devotes entire week to gay history - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Every year the Latin School of Chicago hosts a project week where students explore a topic in-depth and for the ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times

Entertainment
Entertainment: Wanda Sykes; Gaga; Mo'Nique; Eddie Redmayne - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Comedian Wanda Sykes says she was treated like a unicorn after coming out gay, On Top Magazine noted. Sykes, 50, ...
Gaga, Vaughn take polar plunge; Michael Sam to take up 'Dancing' - Lady Gaga, Vaughn take polar plunge In Chicago, singer Lady Gaga and actor Vince Vaughn were among several thousand people ...
Local entertainment: Queen Latifah; Madonna; Gay horror-movie screening; gay marriage exhibit - Queen Latifah starring in 'Bessie' May 16 HBO has confirmed the debut date for Bessie, with the HBO Films presentation ...
Billy Masters - "She's a hard act to follow! I just relate to that character, and I've loved it since I was a ...
Author: Billy Masters
MUSIC Jimmy Somerville celebrates disco, Bronski Beat past - Last year marked the 30th anniversary of the song "Small Town Boy," the breakthrough hit by Bronski Beat. Former lead ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
Local entertainment events: Homestretch; Tret Fure; Louder than a Bomb; African-American films - 'The Homestretch' screening March 14 Community Cinema, WTTW, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the Polk ...
MOVIES Documentary looks at women's-rights movement - As the hot-button topic of same-sex marriage wiggles its way into the mainstream at an ever-hungry pace, there is another ...
Author: Sarah Toce
MOVIES 'Honest Liar' a revealing doc with gay magician - By Gary M. Kramer - There's a sucker born every minute, perhaps, but there are all too few people who try to expose the swindlers, ...
NUNN ON ONE Michael Urie airs his 'View' - Actor Michael Urie brings his past movie, WTC View, back to life this month with new distribution. Originally released in ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Theater Spotlight and Critics' Picks - Fans of 1980s pop music and films by director John Hughes like Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles ...
DOUBLE REVIEW Dunsinane; Macbeth - Dunsinane Playwright: David Greig At: National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Shakespeare Company at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand ...
THEATER REVIEW Four - Playwright: Christopher Shinn At: Jackalope Theatre at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway Tickets: ; $20 Runs through: March 28 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Sweeter Option - Playwright: John Henry Roberts At: Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Tickets: 866-811-4111; ; $28 Runs through: March 28 There's ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Glass Protege - Playwright: Dylan Costello At: Giant Cherry/Glitterati Productions at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-975-8150; ; $30-$40 Runs through: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Garage activism - Steppenwolf Theatre Company's sixth annual Garage Rep is underway, and two of its three rotating repertory productions prominently focus on ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: MAGIC Jeff Hobson bringing flamboyant persona to Chicago - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible" is coming to town, featuring a powerful mix of magicians who are ready to dazzle ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Dining news: Iron Chef Jose Garces; Shaw's wine dinner - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —On Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m., Iron Chef Jose Garces highlights the work of renowned Spanish vineyards with "Spain ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Disc and That: Upcoming and recent DVDs - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —50 to 1 ( April 28; $26.99 ): Based on the incredible true story of Mine That Bird—the longshot racehorse ...
The (drag) queen's speech: Talking with Terence Boyle - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Terence Boyle traces his ancestry to Protestant Northern Ireland, but he is, himself, Catholic and teaches at the Jesuit-affiliated Loyola ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge

Outlines
Humorous memoir 'Butch' details pregnancy woes - In her graphic memoir, Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag, A.K. Summers chronicles her difficult journey as a ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
PAWS Chicago honors the late Paul Lutter - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The late gay attorney and activist Paul Lutter, who died last May, was honored at a PAWS ( Pets Are ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Sports notes: Women's tourney March 7-10; Hockey event needs volunteers - Big East women's tourney March 7-10 The Big East women's basketball tournament will return to Allstate Arena in suburban ...
DISH: ENO Wine Bar; BellyQ brunch - Windy City Times Weekly Dining Guide - Sometimes a person just want to snack on something and drink a couple glasses of wine in a casual yet ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Sox great Minnie Minoso passes away - Minnie Minoso, a legendary, longtime baseball player and the first Black player for the Chicago White Sox, died unexpectedly on ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicago House pleases with 'The Tease' - Chicago House presented its second annual burlesque event, The Tease, with two showings Feb. 28 at Moonlight Studios. Producers Keith ...
Gay Games 9: Financial success and lasting memories - Gay Games 9—the multi-day, multi-event LGBT sports spectacular, held last summer in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio—was a monster financial success ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
VIEWS: MOMBIAN Equity in the doctor's office - A news story has been circulating about a Michigan pediatrician who, "after much prayer," refused to care for a newborn ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
VIEWS Gay or not, polo harms horses - It was with extreme disappointment, but not surprise, that I learned that there is a Gay Polo League operating in ...
Author: Chris Murphy
SCOTCH bowling tourney grows in second year - The 2nd annual SCOTCH—that's short for, Second City Open Tournament Chicago—bowling tournament has expanded by about 10 percent, and participates ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Employee-resource group holds social - On Feb. 24, Egalite ( pronounced Eh-gah-lee-tay ) Chicago held a social at The Point to benefit The Center on ...
Author: Vern Hester
With Hip Chick Farms, dinner is served - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - If you haven't eaten chicken fingers from Hip Chick Farms yet, chances are you will soon. The company, which was ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey


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