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European court rules same-aex partnership a right - - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ...
EEOC: Lesbians and gays are protected from job bias under Title VII - From a Lambda Legal press release - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ) has issued a landmark ruling that the sex discrimination provisions of Title ...
LGBTs among Emmy nominations - The Emmy nominations were announced July 16, and HBO Game of Thrones led all shows with 24 nominations. ( HBO ...

News
AFC planning budget rally July 22 - AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) will hold its "Rally for a Positive Budget" on Wed., July 22, at ...
Queer trans man leaves impact at Northwestern and beyond - Dr. Kai M. Green has crisscrossed the country, having been born and raised in Oakland, California, and then at age ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
European court rules same-aex partnership a right - From a news release - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ...
EEOC: Lesbians and gays are protected from job bias under Title VII - From a Lambda Legal press release - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ) has issued a landmark ruling that the sex discrimination provisions of Title ...
Cyndi Lauper's True Colors, Make A Difference Everyday help homeless LGBT - From a press release - New York, New York ( July 16, 2015 ) — M4D3, a dynamic social purpose online retailer, has partnered with ...
AIDS Run & Walk Chicago to support 36 HIV/AIDS groups - From a press release - CHICAGO — "Put your foot down." That's the message behind this year's AIDS Run & Walk Chicago, hosted by the ...
EEOC rules: Federal law bans discrimination against GL federal workers - In a decision could provide important remedies to thousands of LGBT federal workers who might face sexual orientation discrimination, the ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Wheaton College official resigns over same-sex marriage stance - Julie Rodgers, a self-proclaimed celibate lesbian, submitted her resignation to Wheaton College July 13, less than a year after taking ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Change.org signs off on petitions with hate speech - Change.org, the online petition organization, is just one of the sites where people can express views in today's world of ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Man gets 30 years for HIV exposure - In Missouri, former college wrestler Michael Johnson, 23, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for allegedly infecting one sex ...
Local feminist group marches against rape, gender violence - "Who is ready to smash rape culture, and how are we going to do it?" This was the question asked ...
Author: Skylar Baker-Jordan
Boy Scouts looks ahead to vote on gay leaders - The National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America [BSA], on July 27, will vote to ratify a measure ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Chicago House awarded comprehensive federal HIV grant - Chicago House and Social Service Agency has been awarded a comprehensive five-year, $3.8 million grant from the Centers for Disease ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Prologue Inc. holds first Freedom Fest - Prologue Inc. hosted its first-ever Freedom Fest at the Miracle Marina & Village on the Little Calumet River July 18. ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Affinity celebrates 20 years, director announces departure - As Affinity Community Services ( Affinity ) celebrated 20 years as an organization with its Jazz-n-July event July 18 at ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Ill. Supreme Court Justice discusses marriage "moment" - Illinois State Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis said that the date that the United States Supreme Court's decision on ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Rally for a #PositiveBudgetIL - From a press release - HIV organizations will gather on Wednesday, July 22 at the Thompson Center to rally for a Positive Budget WHAT: Join ...
Memorial for activist Bill Kelley on Aug. 1 - A memorial will be held for longtime Chicago-based gay activist and attorney William B. Kelley on Saturday, Aug. 1. A ...
TransTech launches national tech and employment assessment - From a press release - ( Chicago, July 20 2015, ) — TransTech Social Enterprises, a creative design firm and training academy announced today they ...
Nat'l: Mayor does weddings; Hawaii speeds trans ID change; Chelsea Manning's fund - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - NIn Ohio, the mayor of the state's capital city has performed several gay weddings in a ceremony outside city hall ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Disability pride parade attracts hundreds - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Ben Sanders - Hundreds of participants marched in downtown Chicago for the 12th annual Disability Pride Parade on Saturday. The event coincided with ...
UIC's Hughes named a University Scholar - Tonda Hughes—professor in the Department of Health Systems Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) and ...
AFC calling for budget rally July 22 - AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) will hold its "Rally for a Positive Budget" on Wed., July 22, at ...
amfAR launches comprehensive database of planned HIV/AIDS funding - From a press release - NEW YORK, July 20, 2015 — amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, today announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR ...
3000+ clergy say First Amendment Defense Act means tax-funded discrimination - From a Bend the Arc press release - WASHINGTON, D.C—More than 3,000 faith leaders and clergy sent a letter today to members of Congress urging their opposition to ...
India Clarke, a black transgender woman, killed in Tampa - From a press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned of the homicide of India Clarke, a black transgender ...
PASSAGES Tania Nichole Dunbar, a founding member of SPARTA, dies - Tania Nichole Dunbar, one of the founding members of SPARTA, died over the weekend at a North Carolina beach campground, ...
Protestors decry HIV/AIDS cuts - About 100 community members and health activists gathered in front of the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago July ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Couple in Clinton video get married - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Jared Milrad ( on the right in the above photo ) and Nathan Johnson, a same-sex couple who appeared in ...
Forum covers race, disability, sexuality and the body - by Ben Sanders - At the John Merlo Library, 644 W. Belmont Ave., there was a July 20 panel discussion on the intersection of ...
World: Report on Iran; Montreal Pride; protesting Kenyan group - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission ( IGLHRC ) released a collection of eight articles that offer approaches ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
VIEWS Hearing historic news at a historic spot - by Mark Zubro - Since June 26 at 10 a.m. New York Time, I've been waiting for the end of Western civilization—or the end ...
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL Marriage equality FAQs - A recurring column, this week by Susan Sommer - Following the Supreme Court's recent historic decision to grant same-sex couples throughout the United States the freedom to marry and ...
HRC releases discrimination map - Following the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) released a new map ...
Schock paying heavily for legal help - A campaign disclosure report that the Federal Election Commission released has shown that former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's campaign fund ...
Relationships & the Law Today: Immigration rights in era of marriage equality - A recurring column by Angelo D. DiBartolomeo - Prior to July 1, 2013, same-sex couples who had entered into valid marriages in states recognizing same-sex marriage could not ...

Entertainment
LGBTs among Emmy nominations - The Emmy nominations were announced July 16, and HBO Game of Thrones led all shows with 24 nominations. ( HBO ...
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT About Face takes 'Breaths,' marks anniversary - There's a deliberate synchronicity to the title of About Face Youth Theater's new show Fifteen Breaths. It was 15 years ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Loving Repeating musical tribute to author Gertrude Stein - From a press release - CHICAGO ( July 20, 2015 ) — Kokandy Productions is pleased to continue its 2015 season with LOVING REPEATING, a ...
The reframing of Adam Lambert: His past, dating problems - Stripped of that glossy sheen, those painted nails and the purple mane that he famously flaunted on his 2009 post-American ...
Author: Chris Azzopardi
Knight at the Movies: Do I Sound Gay?; Black Alphabet; restored films - Do I Sound Gay? Out journalist David Thorpe's anxiety over sounding gay—an anxiety that has long been a subconscious problem ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Step Up Productions announces 2015-16 season - CHICAGO ( July 17, 2015 ) — Step Up Productions is pleased to announce its full 2015-16 Season, kicking off ...
Macbeth cast announced - From a press release - CHICAGO - Midsommer Flight announces its fourth season presenting free Shakespeare productions, returning to Chicago parks this summer with the ...
Theater Spotlight and Critics' Picks - Contemporary updates of Chekhov's The Seagull often haven't fared too well critically, but Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird turned out ...
THEATER REVIEW Grand Concourse - Playwright: Heidi Schreck. At: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650; ; $20-$89. Runs through: Aug. 30 This play ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
NUNN ON ONE Sandra Bernhard: Feeling '#blessed' - Sandra Bernhard is a woman of many talents. Stand-up has always been a part of her act, even before her ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Take Me Back - Playwright: Emily Schwend. At: The Poor Theatre at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: ; $10-$16. Runs through Aug. 8 ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Whatever - Playwright: Robert Tenges. At: the side project, 1439 W. Jarvis St. Tickets: 773-340-0140 or ; $10-$20. Runs through Aug. 9 ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Men of Soul - Playwright: Daryl D. Brooks. At: Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-769-4451; ; $55-$65. Runs through: Aug. 31 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Upcoming: Theater - Runs through: August 2 Bard Fiction Playwright: Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer and Brian Watson-Jones. At: Commedia Beauregard at City Lit ...
HIV+ musical comedy web series "Merce" premieres - From a press release - New York, NY, July 16, 2015 —Being single, middle-aged and HIV+ in New York City isn't always easy, but Merce ...
Michelle Malone makes music - Not only does Michelle Malone have a grass roots music career but she is also down to earth. She started ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Piccolo's 2015/2016 season opens With local playwright adaptation - From a press release - EVANSTON - Piccolo Theatre turns 15 this year, and opens its 2015/2016 season with a reworked Russian classic, The Overcoat, ...
Author of Shirtlifter at Unabridged Books Aug. 7 - From a press release - Drawn, Out Press is pleased to celebrate the fifth issue of Steve MacIsaac's graphic novel series SHIRTLIFTER with an author ...
MUSIC Dave Koz on marriage equality, Stevie Nicks and his new CD - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In the quarter-century since releasing his first album, out saxophonist has been nominated for nine Grammys, gotten a star on ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Kenya Moore is 'Gone with the Wind Fabulous' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The charismatic Kenya Moore started with pageants and wound up being "Gone With the Wind Fabulous." The Detroit native was ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
TRAVEL Soar into Arizona - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Arizona, also known as the Grand Canyon State, is quite immense, being the sixth largest state. The state capital, Phoenix, ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
BENT NIGHTS Ruido Fest - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As I mentioned in the July 15 Bent Nights, Chicago is now in the midst of a tidal wave of ...
Author: Vern Hester
Pitchfork features Wilco, Sleater-Kinney - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Pitchfork Music Festival turned 10 years old as it began a three-day run Union Park. Light sprinkles didn't keep fans ...
Upcoming: Poetry; Market Days; Doobie Brothers CD; Mika album; ACTIVATE - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Brooks poetry contest July 22 On Wed., July 22, at 7 p.m., 20 poets from across Illinois will compete for ...
MUSIC Out singer Jen Foster returns with double album - By Skylar Baker-Jordan - Jen Foster is no stranger to the rainbow spotlight. In addition to producing three albums and three EPs, the video ...
Upcoming: Book Fair; Cannabis conference; marriage law seminar - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Newberry Book Fair on July 23-26 The 31st annual Newberry Book Fair will take place July 23-26 at the Newberry, ...
Entertainment: Jennifer Hudson; Lee Daniels; Margaret Cho; Thomas Roberts - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Jennifer Hudson crashed one of the first gay weddings to take place in Dallas, and surprised two very happy grooms ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Lesbian director on movie debuting at Black Alphabet festival - Chicago's Black Alphabet Film Festival presents The Same Difference, a documentary directed by first-time filmmaker and out lesbian Nneka Onuorah. ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
Upcoming: Tommy Tune; EXPO Chicago; 'Loving'; 'Dance for Life' - Tommy Tune at July 30 tap event The Chicago Human Rhythm Project ( CHRP ) welcomes 10-time Tony Award winner ...

Outlines
The new era of ALMA: Association of Latino/as Motivating Action - by Sebastian Saenz - One might think that the Hispanic LGBT community in Chicago might seem small, along with its activities and challenges. However, ...
Upcoming: Red Stars' Pride; Sports hall of fame; 'CLLAW XXII' - Chamber to note Red Stars' Pride Night The Chicago Red Stars women's soccer team will hold its Pride Night on ...
Airbnb plays key role in local lesbian couple's wedding - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Every couple's wedding story is as unique as the couples themselves and for Chicago couple Amy Ferguson and Holly Gitlin ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Leo Burnett counts diversity, inclusion as strongest assets - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - [Note: This profile is part of a series about some local businesses that have scored perfectly on HRC'S Corporate Equality ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Dining news: Izakaya Mita sake dinner; Peruvian celebration - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Japanese restaurant Izakaya Mita, 1960 N. Damen Ave., is celebrating summer with a July 22 dinner featuring the sake of ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
SAVOR Lakeview Kitchen & Market officially opens - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide - A new type of business has opened in Chicago's Lake View East neighborhood. In the front, Lakeview Kitchen & Market, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Dining news: Bountiful Eatery marks three years; Ullo launches wine filter - Bountiful Eatery marks anniversary Owner Ed O'Brien celebrated the three-year anniversary of his health-focused restaurant, Bountiful Eatery, 3312 N. ...
Upcoming: Sports hall of fame; Auction of Jenner torch; AIDS Run & Walk - Sports hall of fame ceremony July 24 The 2015 National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will ...
In the Life: Britta Larson - Britta Larson has spent about five years as the director of senior services at the Center on Halsted—and she credits ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Upcoming: Lesbians Who Tech event July 23 - Lesbians Who Tech and LinkedIn will co-host "Increasing Diversity in Tech—More than Buzzwords" at Linked HQ Chicago on Thursday, July ...


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