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DAILY BREAKING
Equality Calif. comments on Bernstein death - Equality California released a statement regarding the murder of Blaze Bernstein, whom the organization said was a gay college student ...
Committee advances blood-ban resolution to city council - The Chicago City Council's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection unanimously passed a resolution on Jan. 12 calling for the ...
Author: Matt Simonette

News
Maria Hadden aiming to be first Black queer Chicago alderman, in 2019 - Maria Hadden has lived in Rogers Park for 10 years. It was her first neighborhood in Chicago, and after brief ...
Creating Change co-founder Sue Hyde preps her last conference - LGBTQ activist and community organizer Sue Hyde has been an esteemed co-founder of the Creating Change conference for the past ...
Author: Sarah Toce
Landmark ruling OKs marriage, trans rights in Americas - by Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade - The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, on Jan. 9, issued a landmark ruling that recognizes same-sex marriage and transgender rights ...
Kenosha school district settles trans lawsuit - A Wisconsin school district will pay $800,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit that transgender former student Ash Whitaker brought, The ...
HUD awards $109 million to Illinois homeless programs - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ( HUD ) today awarded $109.1 million to support 418 ...
Personal PAC endorses JB Pritzker for Governor - From a Personal PAC press release - Personal PAC is endorsing JB Pritzker for Governor in the March 20th Democratic primary election. "Personal PAC is proud to ...
Committee advances blood-ban resolution to city council - The Chicago City Council's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection unanimously passed a resolution on Jan. 12 calling for the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
500,000+ LGBTs on Medicaid face uncertainty due to HHS guidance on work requirements - From a Williams Institute news release - LOS ANGELES — The Williams Institute estimates that 1,171,000 LGBT adults ages 18-64 years old have Medicaid as their primary ...
Women's March Chicago March to the Polls Jan. 20 - Women's March Chicago announced an initial list of speakers for the 2018 March to the Polls Saturday, Jan. 20, including ...
Lambda Legal employees win union election - Employees at Lambda Legal voted 42-8 in favor of forming a union at the nation's oldest and largest legal organization ...
Commissioner Bridget Gainer honors Equality Illinois - From a press release - Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer honored Equality Illinois at this month's Cook County Board Meeting on Jan. 9, 2018. Gainer ...
Hundreds attend annual Affinity Burning Bowl - Founding National Director of the Black Youth Project ( BYP100 ) Charlene Carruthers gave the keynote address at Affinity Community ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Rep. Kelly hosts LGBT roundtable - U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly—a progressive Democrat who represents part of Chicago's South Side, south suburbs and rural areas—hosted an LGBT ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
LGBT Aging Network holds winter social - The Chicago LGBT Aging Network held its winter social Jan. 10 at the Boystown restaurant Wood, 3335 N. Halsted St. ...
PASSAGES Therese Curran dies - Therese Curran passed away Jan. 8 unexpectedly from a tragic fall. She was born in Newry, Northern Ireland on July ...
Black Lives Matter co-founder Cullors in Chicago Jan. 23 - Patrisse Khan-Cullors brings her book tour to Chicago Tuesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., at the Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson, ...
ACLU asks City Council to reject tax money for Presence Health Care - From a press release - CHICAGO — Calling on members of the Chicago City Council to reject $5.5 million in tax-increment funding ( TIF ) ...
Chicago March to Defend Immigrant Rights Jan. 17 - From a press release - CHICAGO — On Wednesday, Jan. 17, a broad coalition of faith, labor, and community allies will rally and march to ...
PASSAGES Mathilde Krim, pioneer in fight against HIV/AIDS, dies at 91 - Dr. Mathilde Krim, a pioneer in the battle against HIV/AIDS, passed away Jan. 15 at age 91, according to NewNowNext.com ...
Report: LGBTQ-themed ads garner more brand trust, brand recall, purchase intent - Hornet, a gay social network, released its first ever research with Nielsen around the efficacy of LGBTQ-themed branded advertising on ...
ELECTIONS 2018: GOVERNOR Bob Daiber discusses political plans - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Madison County Regional Superintendent of Schools Bob Daiber is the only person in the Democratic pool of candidates hoping to ...
Author: Matt Simonette
World news: Israel lifts blood ban, EU opinion, Billie Jean King - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Israel announced that it would be lifting a ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors—a change that has not ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National roundup: Lambda Legal, trans activist killed, Chelsea Manning - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Employees at Lambda Legal voted 42-8 in favor of forming a union at the nation's oldest and largest legal organization ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Equality Calif. comments on Bernstein death - Equality California released a statement regarding the murder of Blaze Bernstein, whom the organization said was a gay college student ...
Gay man running for Cook County office - Kevin Morrison is running for Cook County commissioner ( 15th District ), adding to the record number of LGBT candidates ...
King's dream of 'the beloved community' extends to yours, too - KThis year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It's a painful ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Joffrey's 'Modern Masters' Feb. 7-18 - The Joffrey Ballet presents Modern Masters—a mixed repertory program showcasing works by contemporary icons along with top emerging choreographers—Feb. 7-18 ...
GUEST COLUMN I Don't Mind Your Asking - This question, again, was asked of me recently. Good naturedly, with love, and with sincere caring ... but always unexpected. ...
Author: Michael A. Horvich
Number of uninsured Americans shows increase during 2017 - From a press release - Washington, D.C. — Today, Gallup News organization reported that the number of uninsured Americans increased during 2017, the first time ...
Center on Halsted to host Black History Month Series, At the Intersections - CHICAGO ( January 11, 2018 ) — Center on Halsted is proud to announce the Center will be hosting a ...
HRC International Corporate Equality Index to rate global LGBTQ workplace inclusion - From a press release - SANTIAGO — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation kicks off its groundbreaking partnership with FundaciÃ"n Iguales & ...
Last Night at Man's Country Jan. 16, 2018 - Ron Ehemann, partner of the late entrepreneur Chuck Renslow, welcomed a few final guests to Man's Country men's bathhouse in ...
Chicago City Council approves $5.5M in TIF funds to Presence Health, ACLU responds - From an ACLU press release - CHICAGO — In response to the Chicago City Council's vote to approve $5.5M in TIF funds to Presence Health to ...

Entertainment
Dress Code exhibit includes Black lesbians in South Africa, dressing as a statement - From the Art Institute of Chicago website - The exhibit Dress Code at the Art Institute of Chicago shows in photos Black lesbians in their everyday attire. Runs ...
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL Winter classics "true and reimagined - The classics—usually meaning plays by dead playwrights which have withstood the test of time—sometimes can be "reimagined" ( to use ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL World-premiere plays start bright and early - It might have been the mild snows in the last few years that finally persuaded theater companies to acknowledge winter ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
'Insurrection' echoes Nat Turner's life through present day - Try to define playwright Robert O'Hara's Insurrection: Holding History would likely result in confusion. "I've been describing it, like, the ...
Author: Catey Sullivan
THEATER REVIEW The Light - Playwright: Loy Webb At: The New Colony at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: TheNewColony.org; $20. Runs through: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Jitney - Playwright: August Wilson At: Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: $35. Runs Through: Feb. 11 In a time ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW For the Loyal - Playwright: Lee Blessing At: Interrobang Theatre Project at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: $32. Runs through: Feb. 4 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
NUNN ON ONE: COMEDY Emma Willmann talks stand-up, Louis C.K. and more - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Comedian/actress Emma Willmann—who describes herself as "gender-wiggly" and "extremely gay"—is coming to Chicago for three stand-up dates. The Maine native ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Critics' Picks - BLKS, Steppenwolf Theatre, through Jan. 28. Life is never easy for young, bright, urban hipsters confronting their future in all ...
Resistance songs highlight Artemis Singers "Rise Up" Concert Jan. 13 - From a press release - EVANSTON, Ill. Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present "Rise Up," a call-to-action concert of progressive, energizing music, with ...
Joffrey Ballet to offer Modern Masters of dance premieres Feb. 7 through 18 - From a press release - ( January 11—CHICAGO, IL ) — For its annual winter engagement, The Joffrey Ballet presents Modern Masters, a mixed repertory ...
Artist/singer Sandra Antongiorgi talks career, upcoming benefit - Puerto Rican-born singer, songwriter Sandra Antongiorgi will bring her unique brand of music to City Winery ( 1200 W. Randolph ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Chicago-based E3 radio goes live 24/7 - After eight years of shows, E3 Radio is going live 24/7/365 from http://e3radio.fm . "This is a very exciting time ...
Tret Fure to perform folk concert Jan. 22 at Oak Park Public Library - From a press release - Tret Fure Performs Folk Concert Jan. 22 at Oak Park Public Library Folk musician Tret Fure will perform a free ...
Victory Gardens Theater announces 2018 Next Generation Fellows - From a press release - Chicago, IL— Victory Gardens Theater announces Jess McLeod and Aaron Todd Douglas as the 2018 Next Generation Fellows. Beginning in ...
Visit Oak Park Announces First-Ever Oak Park Theater Month - From a press release - OAK PARK, IL — For the first time, the Oak Park Area is celebrating its world-class theater scene with Oak ...
Holocaust Museum to debut Speak Truth to Power touring exhibition - From a press release - ( January 12, 2018 — CHICAGO, IL ) Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents the Midwest debut of Speak ...
Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves to launch Goodman's 2018 Owen Theatre season - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL ) Game on! The Chicago premiere of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves, a "smart, hilarious, delightful meditation on ...
WINTER DANCE SPECIAL Contemporary dance, ballet and much more - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - One thing's for sure: dance artists are not hibernating this winter. Working with themes like perception, heritage, anger, displacement and ...
Author: Joanna Furnans
SHOWBIZ Oprah & RuPaul, Well Strung, Obama film, 'Modern Family' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Oprah Winfrey talks with RuPaul in the February issue of O Magazine, NewNowNext.com noted. This isn't the first time the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
THEATER REVIEW Insurrection: Holding History - Playwright: Robert O'Hara. At: Athenaeum Theatre, Studio Two, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: AthenaeumTheatre.org; $22-32. Runs through: Feb. 11 Insurrection: ...
Author: James R. Wilke
TELEVISION TV special, Sighted Eyes, Feeling Heart, tells Lorraine Hansberry's story - In high school, Tracy Heather Strain's grandmother took her to see a production of Young, Gifted and Black, a play ...
Author: Liz Baudler
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL Queer theater to chill to - LGBTQ audiences who want to see their lives reflected onstage have plenty to choose from this winter. Productions ranges from ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Flamingo and Decatur - Playwright: Todd Taylor At: Block St Theatre Company at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: $33. Runs through: Feb. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER SPOTLIGHT My Kinda '60s - Playwright, performer and drag legend Charles Busch ( Psycho Beach Party, Die Mommy Die ) returns to Chicago to perform ...
Country star Kinder at Schubas Jan. 27 - Country-music singer/songwriter Ryan Kinder will perform Saturday, Jan. 27, at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., at 7 p.m. In addition ...
Charles Busch at Pride Arts Jan. 21-22 - Tony Award nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, who performed two sold-out shows ...
Julia Sweeney show through March 18 - Saturday Night Live veteran, author, actor and TED- talk veteran Julia Sweeney will make her stand-up debut this January in ...
Siskel showing three LGBT films - The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., is showing three LGBT films of note during January. Until Jan, ...

Outlines
Dining news: Jake Melnick's, Fat Rice, '42 Grams' movie - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St., is offering free delivery through Jan. 31. ( Jake Melnick's will deliver ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
New club to open in Berwyn in former gay club's space - Angel's Palace, located at 6319 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn, is set for its "royal grand opening" in February 2018. ...
Chicago Sky hire assistant coach - The Chicago Sky have hired former NBA player and Chicago native Awvee Storey as an assistant coach. Storey, 40, joins ...
Kelly McGillis flag-football event Jan. 22-29 - Teams of women and girls from around the world are to meet for adrenaline-packed sporting events and activities Jan. 22-29 ...


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