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DAILY BREAKING
Suburban high school has gay homecoming king - Anthony Arnori—an openly gay senior and hockey player at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois—was voted homecoming king, ...
Quigley co-sponsors resolution denouncing Carson's transphobic history - U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) and Katie Hill (D-California) introduced a resolution denouncing Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Ben ...
Foundation calls on CPD board to enforce officer's suspension - Lighthouse Foundation ( LF ) Board President Rev. Jamie Frazier called for Chicago Police Department ( CPD ) officer and ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times

News
Panelists to discuss LGBTQ activism Oct. 12 - Chicago Public Library's Pride Heritage Committee and Brave Space Alliance will present "LGBTQ Activism's Past, Present and Future in Chicago" ...
'Andy Warhol's House' exhibit opening Oct. 10 - Hilton | Asmus Contemporary, 716 N. Wells St., announced the addition of a new photo exhibit, Andy Warhol's House. The ...
Law school honored for TGNC efforts - Chicago-Kent College of Law recently received the 2019 Henry J. Ramsey, Jr. Diversity Award from the Law Student Division of ...
Foundation calls on CPD board to enforce officer's suspension - Lighthouse Foundation ( LF ) Board President Rev. Jamie Frazier called for Chicago Police Department ( CPD ) officer and ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Black community called to recognize Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - Washington, D.C.— In recognition of the 2019 National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day ( NGMHAAD ) and to call public ...
Women's March Chicago plans two marches in 2020 election year - Women's March Chicago and its partner organizations are announcing plans for two Marches in 2020. The first March is slated ...
HRC supports formal impeachment inquiry of Trump - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( ...
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team to hold public training in Chicago Oct. 5 - CHICAGO ( Sept. 27, 2019 ) - All U.S. Soccer fans are invited to attend the U.S. Women's National Team ...
AIDS Run & Walk Chicago on Oct. 5 - On Saturday, Oct. 5, advocates from across Chicago and beyond will gather to support those living with and vulnerable to ...
'Thrones' writer, Ewing to receive Sandburg Awards - Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation announced that fantasy/science-fiction writer George R. R. Martin will receive the ...
U.S. rep meets with 'Queer Eye' co-host - U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly ( D-Illinois ) recently met with Queer Eye co-host Jonathan Van Ness, who was born and ...
FASHION NEWS Illinois bans makeup testing on animals - The ban of testing makeup on animals in Illinois goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020. Illinois is the third state ...
Author: Vee L. Harrison
NATIONAL Hospital lawsuit, LGBTs in Root 100, censure postponed - A California appeals court approved a lawsuit filed by a transgender man who claims staff at a Catholic hospital violated ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Quigley co-sponsors resolution denouncing Carson's transphobic history - U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) and Katie Hill (D-California) introduced a resolution denouncing Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Ben ...
PRAA launches exhibit on Latinx LGBT activism - Community members gathered Sept. 21 as Puerto Rican Arts Alliance ( PRAA ), 3000 N. Elbridge Ave., unveiled La Primera ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Chamber hosts LGBT supplier diversity summit - LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Commerce of Illinois hosted a program the afternoon of Sept. 26 for business owners, public ...
Author: Matt Simonette
WORLD Toronto rally, Russian activist's murder, Xavier Bettel, papal meeting - In Toronto, a rally promoting unity was held Sept. 28 in response to an anti-LGBTQ Christian group's march through the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
New York State veterans' services trained in LGBTQ cultural competency - WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ) — the nation's largest non-profit organization for the ...
Suburban high school has gay homecoming king - Anthony Arnori—an openly gay senior and hockey player at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois—was voted homecoming king, ...
LETTER Attorneys needed - Dear Editor: According to the report "The Justice Gap," low-income Americans receive no or inadequate legal help for 86 ...
GUEST COLUMN Ignorance and shortsightedness lead us to the Supreme Court - Jonathan Matthias Lassiter - We will always find ourselves going back to the courts to fight for inclusion until we place the needs of ...
Kol Hadash Congregation embraces LGBTQ inclusivity - Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation, which is housed inside North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield, has been a leader in LGBTQ-inclusivity ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Mayor Lightfoot issues Bisexuality Day proclamation - Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a proclamation Sept. 23 recognizing the International Day of Bisexuality Visibility in Chicago. In the proclamation, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Supreme Court preview: 'The stakes could not be higher' - Here's the blunt reality: The U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on three cases it will hear arguments about Tuesday, Oct. 8, ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Political activist fair Oct.19 - The group People Power Political Activists ( PPPA ) will hold its 3rd Annual Chicago Organizer Fair on Saturday, Oct. ...

Entertainment
SHOWBIZ Trans actor, 'Judy,' 'Concert for America,' Dolly Parton - Trans actor Brian Michael Smith was one of three casting announcements made ahead of Fox's 9-1-1 spinoff, Lone Star, which ...
I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce at Royal George Cabaret in October - CHICAGO — Hot off its critically acclaimed, sold-out Los Angeles and Off-Broadway engagements, the Chicago premiere of "I'm Not a ...
The Second City marking 60 years with special events - The Second City turns 60 on Tuesday, Dec. 16. However, the celebration kicks off this month with special events and ...
LezFest taking place Oct. 22-23 - LezFest—a presentation and celebration of queer female and non-binary performance artists—is expanding to two nights this year: Tuesday-Wed., Oct. 22-23. ...
Chicago's queer hip-hop scene: Visibility, evolution and culture - Chicago has long been known as a mecca for hip-hop culture. Within recent years, however, there's been a rise in ...
Author: Julia Hale
Ladysmith Black Mambazo returns to Steppenwolf - Steppenwolf Theatre will hold its world premiere production of Lindiwe—featuring music written and performed by the five-time Grammy winning group ...
Madonna at Chicago Theatre now Oct. 16-28 (UPDATE) - In what is being billed as a series of intimate concert experiences, Madonna will perform seven shows on select dates ...
EXPO CHICAGO spotlights modern, contemporary art - EXPO CHICAGO: The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art took place at Navy Pier on Sept. 19-22. The eighth ...
BOOK REVIEW The Island of No Secrets and Other Stories - By Lou Dellaguzzo. $13; Lethe Press; 243 pages Island of No Secrets and Other Stories is a book of ...
Author: Julia Hale
LGBT HISTORY MONTH For celebrities, an off-screen journey to on-screen equality - By Steve Rothaus - ABC News correspondent Gio Benitez said that as a young reporter in Miami, he was inspired by the greats of ...
Mark Farris at Drew's Oct. 4-5 - Vocalist/musician Mark Farris—who has performed in piano bars and cabaret lounges throughout the world—will return to Chicago cabaret at Drew's ...
Jonathan Van Ness discusses memoir at Music Box - According to Jonathan Van Ness of the Netflix series Queer Eye, "Writing a book is kind of like putting your ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Don't lose the magic: Checking out the Chicago Magic Lounge - When Joey Cranford's wife jokingly bought him a magic kit as a Christmas present, she had no idea what she ...
Author: Karen Topham
THEATER SPOTLIGHT Hello Again - We've all been around the block, right? You pick him up, then he hustles him who slaves for her who ...
Critics' Picks - Blue Stockings, Promethean Theatre Ensemble at the Den, through Oct. 13. Jessica Swale's inspirational historical drama recounts the struggle of ...
THEATER REVIEW The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon - Playwright: Rebeca Aleman At: Water People Theater Company @ Steppenwolf, 1700 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650; Steppenwolf.org; $25. Runs through: ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
Hope: Part II of a Mexican Trilogy - Play By: Evelina Fernandez At: The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: 773-697-3830 or TheDenTheatre.com; $25-$35. Runs through: Oct. ...
Author: Sarah Katherine Bowden
THEATER REVIEW Mother of the Maid - Playwright: Jane Anderson At: Northlight Theatre, at the North Shore Center for the Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Tickets: Northlight.org ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Billy Masters - "I spent the first 23 years of my life playing a straight man."—Gus Kenworthy's response to criticism about him playing ...
Author: Billy Masters
Simply Sensational Benefit to salute Music Director Robert Ollis Nov. 4 - Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all ...

Outlines
DIFFA/Chicago Art for Life Chicago, an invitation to invest in culture - CHICAGO ( September 26, 2019 ) — On October 24, 2019, DIFFA/Chicago will host its third annual live art auction, ...
LGBTQ+ LatinX 'Day of the Dead' celebration to be presented By Chicago House - CHICAGO, IL — Chicago House and Social Service Agency is pleased to announce "Fiesta! Day of the Dead," which will ...
DINING The Baked Amazon, Molly's Cupcakes, pasta flight - —In celebration of National Dessert Month in October, the Albert Chicago, 228 E. Ontario St., will be offering the Baked ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Red Stars hosting semifinal Oct. 20 - For the second time in franchise history, the Chicago Red Stars will host a National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ...
Five Worth Finding: AIDS Run & Walk, The Ice King, TopGolf and more - —AIDS Run & Walk Chicago 2019: Taking place Oct. 5, advocates from across Chicago and beyond will gather at Soldier ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Tree House has new eco-friendly Roger's Park building and a new look - Tree House has a new, modern logo and refreshed brand to match their new shelter facility and cutting-edge cat care ...
LGBT HISTORY MONTH Authors and activism: A history of LGBT bookstores - By Jason Villemez - "It was unbelievably fun," Ed Hermance said about his time operating Giovanni's Room, one of the first queer bookstores in ...
DRAG Detox: Making it 'Werq' - Matthew Sanderson performs in drag and makes music as Detox Icunt. After taking over the drag scene in California, Detox ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
LGBT HISTORY MONTH Stonewall 50 finally gets our history right - Perspective By Mark Segal,Publisher Philadelphia Gay News - Something very strange happened during last June's celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The LGBT community, especially ...
LGBT HISTORY MONTH Charlotte Cushman: A flawless Romeo - By Victoria A. Brownworth - Charlotte Cushman ( 1816-1876 ) was the greatest American actress of her era, a theatrical superstar and a gender-nonconforming lesbian ...
Chicago Gourmet attracts hundreds despite weather, Michelin stars awarded - Chicago Gourmet Dodging raindrops, hundreds of people attended Bon Appetit Presents Chicago Gourmet ( with the theme "Lights, Camera, Napkin!" ...
DRAG Bianca Del Rio vs. the World - From Sydney to Singapore, Bianca Del Rio, the season six winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, has been spreading clown realness ...
Author: Angelique Smith
SAVOR Sampling drag brunches - DISH Dining Guide - If you like keeping up with culinary trends, one of the most prominent ones in Chicago also incorporates entertainment: drag ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
SAVOR: TAO Chicago - DISH Dining Guide - The last time I was at what is now Tao Chicago ( 632 N. Dearborn St.; TaoChicago.com ) was when ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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