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Chicago City Council prohibits police profiling of trans* people - By a unanimous vote January 21, the Chicago City Council approved the expansion of an existing city ordinance prohibiting police ...
Obama includes LGBTs in State of the Union - From the White House - The following are the remarks from President Obama as prepared for delivery Jan, 20, 2015. He included gay, lesbian, bisexual ...
Community responds to Rauner's nomination of Meeks as ISBE Chair - From a press release - The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance has joined with other groups in opposing the nomination of Reverend James Meeks to lead ...
Legislation banning conversion therapy in Illinois is reintroduced - Equality Illinois announced Jan. 20 that it was launching an initiative to promote passage of a bill banning anti-gay conversion ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Supreme Court: The nagging question behind Friday's announcement - There is at least one small nagging question looming over the happy news Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court will ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
U.S. Supreme Court to rule on marriage - The U.S. Supreme Court may rule once and for all if the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law ...
'The Imitation Game' gets multiple Oscar nods - The Imitation Game—a movie about the life of the late gay British codebreaker Alan Turing—received eight Academy Award nominations when ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to rule on marriage - The U.S. Supreme Court may rule once and for all if the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law ...
Legislation banning conversion therapy in Illinois is reintroduced - Equality Illinois announced Jan. 20 that it was launching an initiative to promote passage of a bill banning anti-gay conversion ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Immigration and LGBTQs: Immigrants tell their stories - Part two - On July 4, 2012 at 11 in the morning, 25 U.S. military service members met President Barack Obama at the ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Supreme Court: The nagging question behind Friday's announcement - There is at least one small nagging question looming over the happy news Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court will ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Gay Catholics differ with Pope's remark on gay marriage - From a press release - "DignityUSA is disturbed and disappointed by Pope Francis' remarks in the Philippines referring to support for same-sex marriage as 'ideological ...
Palm Center to Pres Obama: Address trans military ban in State of the Union - From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO, CA — On the eve of next week's State of the Union speech, Aaron Belkin, Director of the ...
Bisexual Organizing Project announces 2015 Board of Directors - From a press release - Minneapolis, MN, USA Bisexual Organizing Project ( BOP ) held its annual meeting and board elections on Sunday January 11, ...
Community responds to Rauner's nomination of Meeks as ISBE Chair - From a press release - The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance has joined with other groups in opposing the nomination of Reverend James Meeks to lead ...
Obama includes LGBTs in State of the Union - From the White House - The following are the remarks from President Obama as prepared for delivery Jan, 20, 2015. He included gay, lesbian, bisexual ...
World news: Marriage in Vietnam; speedskater; Irish pol comes out - Gay-rights advocates in Vietnam are celebrating after the government repealed a nationwide ban on same-sex marriage, but there's a catch: ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Chamber of commerce looks to year ahead - Members of the Chicago Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce ( CAGLCC ) gathered for their first 2015 meeting ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Equality Illinois introduces 'Growing Your Family' series - Equality Illinois ( EQIL ) introduced a new talk series, Growing Your Family: A Guide for Prospective LGBT Adoptive Parents, ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
Upcoming: Mr. Chicago Leather; Cornel West; Her HRC event - Mr. Chicago Leather 2015 this weekend The official competition to choose Mr. Chicago Leather ( MCL ) 2015 will ...
Chicago City Council prohibits police profiling of trans* people - By a unanimous vote January 21, the Chicago City Council approved the expansion of an existing city ordinance prohibiting police ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
IGLHRC, MADRE on alleged executions for sodomy by ISIS in Iraq - From a press release - The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission ( IGLHRC ) and MADRE, the global women's rights group, condemn the ...
Area church reaffirms commitment to LGBT leadership - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Patrick Erwin - When Rev. Scott Talbot Lewis began his ministry recently at Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation ( UTUUC ) in Oak ...
Local LGBT branch of Mensa to relaunch - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - After nine years of dormancy, Chicago's LGBT Mensa group is in the process of reactivating with a new name—the LGBT ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
VIEWS Martin Luther King Jr.'s expansive dream - Martin Luther King Jr.'s actual birthday is Jan. 15, and I believe if MLK were alive today he would be ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
EI to honor TransLife; Out at CHM presents Transmopolitan - Equality Illinois to honor TransLife Project The TransLife Center of Chicago House is the recipient of the 2015 Equality Illinois ...
Pope speaks against same-sex marriage - Speaking in the Philippines, Pope Francis made one of his strongest calls as pope against movements to recognize same-sex unions ...
Study: Bisexual women face poorer mental health - Bisexual women experience poorer mental health than lesbians and both were worse off than heterosexual women in England and Wales, ...
Author: Bob Roehr
National roundup: Pol backs Leelah; GLSEN's week; gay Nikon ad - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In Cincinnati, Ohio, the city's first openly gay councilman is offering his support to youth who are struggling with being ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times

Entertainment
'The Imitation Game' gets multiple Oscar nods - The Imitation Game—a movie about the life of the late gay British codebreaker Alan Turing—received eight Academy Award nominations when ...
'On the Red Carpet' Feb. 22 at Park West - Center on Halsted will hold its annual "On the Red Carpet" Academy Awards party Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Park ...
Jesse Tyler's project; Streisand's honor; an offer to Bieber - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Tie The Knot bowtie collection has released three limited-edition items inspired by Ira Sachs' movie Love Is ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Theater Spotlight and Critics' Picks - The percussive dance revue STOMP has been playing off-Broadway since 1994 and wowing the world through a series of international ...
THEATER REVIEW Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them - Playwright: A. Rey Pamatmat. At: First Floor Theater at the Flatiron Arts Center, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: 312-857-6406; ; ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Obama part of new edition of Rustin's writings - Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin - Barack Obama and Barney Frank add their words of wisdom to the new edition of Bayard Rustin's Time on Two ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
Jennifer Hudson 'Turns It Up' at Chicago event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Partnering with singer Jennifer Hudson and the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel, 644 N. ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW A Map of Virtue - Playwright: Erin Courtney. At: Cor Theatre at Rivendell, 5779 N. Ridge Ave. Tickets: 866-811-4111; ; $25. Runs through: Feb. 14 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Keys of the Kingdom - Playwright: Penny Penniston. At: Stage Left at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-975-8150; ; $20-$32. Runs through: Feb. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL Risk and resurrection: Theater classics, revivals - Plays drawn from the repertoire of Western drama are usually dismissed as "safe options" for theaters—what could be more reliable, ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Book of Merman - Book and Score: Leo Schwartz. At: Pride Films and Plays at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. Tickets: 800-838-3006 or ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Upcoming events: Art and performance - Sosa exhibit at Nat'l Museum of Mexican Art UNICEF, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and the National Museum of Mexican ...
Billy Masters - "I'm not playing the race card. I'm playing the rice card."—Margaret Cho Tweets a response to people who felt her ...
Author: Billy Masters
Beck Kramer shines with sci-fi Web comic - Beck Kramer created a comic to submit for an anthology from LGBTQ writers and artists, yet her work was not ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
MOVIES Queer couple addresses Alzheimer's in 'Still Alice' - By Gary M. Kramer - In Still Alice—writer/directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's beautiful, intelligent adaptation of Lisa Genova's novel—Alice ( Julianne Moore ) is ...
Author: GayWheels.com
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL Winter premieres: Something new - It's a new year with another 800 or so productions, the typical annual total of plays, revues, musicals, one-person shows, ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
WINTER DANCE SPECIAL Plenty of dance to heat up the winter - Winter took a while to officially land in Chicago; the dance scene, on the other hand, has yet to take ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke
Theater news: Upcoming events - Dead Writers mark 'A Wilde Affair' Dead Writers Theatre Collective announces its 2015 season "A Wilde Affair," focusing on the ...
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL LGBTQ theater has plenty to offer - If you're looking for theater that explores LGBTQ issues, then you're in lots of luck this winter. Gender non-conformity, bullying ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
OUTMusic Awards ceremony postponed - The OUTMusic Awards event—which honors LGBTQA artists, and which were supposed to be held Jan. 19—has been postponed. "Due to ...
BOOK REVIEW Soldier of Change - The phone call began another very long day. It arrived approximately 10 seconds after you walked to your desk—the first ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Singer performs 'Wright' from the heart - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Dylan Wright is an up-and-coming queer singer/songwriter based in Chicago. His sound is a mixture of folk and acoustic, with ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
DINING 'Dinner Party' kicks off fourth year - "The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano," held at City Winery, kicked off its fourth year Jan. 12 with a pre-event ...
BENT NIGHTS Homo for the Holidays; Glitter Creeps; Laura Ann Grace - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - For those already stuck in the funk of January 2015 ( new semester, spent Christmas cash, broken Christmas toys, used ...
Author: HESTER

Outlines
In the Life: Charles Bonanno - Charles Bonanno, known to most as simply Charlie, formerly was the part-owner of a chain salon here in Chicago. "I ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Thousand Waves Martial Arts and Self-Defense Center celebrates 30 years - From a press release - Thousand Waves Martial Arts and Self-Defense Center kicks off a year of events marking the 30th anniversary of its founding ...
Sugar & Spice: Osteria Langhe - An Italian newcomer in an easy-to-miss Armitage Avenue space in Logan Square has made quite a splash on the Chicago ...
Author: Meghan Streit
Dining news: Red Dress Party funder; American Junkie sold - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Several restaurants will take part Thursday, Jan. 29, 6-10 p.m., in a fundraising project for the Chicago Red Dress Party. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Forum looks back at a lesbian love triangle - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Anya Jabour, Ph.D. visited University of Chicago's Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality ( CSGS ) to present ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Briefs: Entertainment and news - 'Imitation Game' gets multiple Oscar nods The Imitation Game—a movie about the life of the late gay British codebreaker Alan ...
BOOK REVIEW The Tolerance Trap - By Suzanna Danuta Walters $14.87; New York University Press; 316 pages Tolerance is a good thing, right? How could ...
Author: Sally Parsons
Aon devotes various resources to diversity - 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
Longtime banker hooked on triathlons - Bernard T. Bartilad has participated in the Chicago Triathlon every year since 2006, including this past summer, when he competed ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Show lets attendees see the world in one venue - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Wild animals descended upon Rosemont, Illinois, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center over the weekend of Jan. 17-18. The ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Man makes impression as a nude model - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As a freshman at the University of Michigan, Roger Billhardt saw flyers on campus for various clubs, organizations, and more. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Performance series highlights youth, seniors, LGBTQ isolation - From a press release - Many in the LGBTQ community are or have at one point experienced loneliness or isolation because of how they identify. ...


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