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THEATER REVIEW Danny Casolaro Died for You THEATER REVIEW
Danny Casolaro 
Died for You
Playwright: Dominic Orlando. At: TimeLine (sic) Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave. Tickets: ...

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Chicago House luncheon puts spotlight on disparities - Actress Laverne Cox, NBA player Jason Collins and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black were among the advocates on hand Oct. 15 ...
Report released on LGBTQ, HIV-affected Intimate Partner Violence - From a press release - For a second year in a row, the report shows highest homicide rate ever recorded -Reports of LGBTQ and HIV-affected ...
Federal judge affirms the freedom to marry in Alaska - From press releases - From Freedom to Marry New York — Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess ruled in favor of the freedom ...
West Va. AG concedes marriage ban unconstitutional - From a press release - ( Huntington, WV, October 9, 2014 ) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey today agreed to end the state's ...

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Report released on LGBTQ, HIV-affected Intimate Partner Violence - From a press release - For a second year in a row, the report shows highest homicide rate ever recorded -Reports of LGBTQ and HIV-affected ...
Trans entrepreneur Kinley Preston lives her truth - A self-made U.S. billionaire and co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair care products and Patron Tequila, John Paul ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Federal judge affirms the freedom to marry in Alaska - From press releases - From Freedom to Marry New York — Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess ruled in favor of the freedom ...
EqIL PAC announces endorsements - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Equality Illinois PAC—the political arm of the Equality Illinois advocacy organization—on Oct. 7 released its bipartisan endorsements for the Nov. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
HRC scorecard for Congress: Record gains for LGBT equality - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( LGBT ) ...
West Va. AG concedes marriage ban unconstitutional - From a press release - ( Huntington, WV, October 9, 2014 ) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey today agreed to end the state's ...
HRC calls for action and protection of transgender women - From a press release - WASHINGTON — In response to the brutal murder of a transgender woman in East Hollywood last week, the Human Rights ...
Ribbon cutting at LGBTQ-friendly senior apartments - - Center on Halsted and Heartland Alliance introduced its new LGBT-friendly affordable senior housing development to the community with a ribbon-cutting ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Peace Corps recognizes Chicago native Colon - From a press release - Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet honored Chicago native Manuel Colon and five other returned Peace Corps volunteers with the Franklin ...
Legacy Walk plaques going up this week - The plaques are already going up along Halsted Street for the dedication of the Legacy Project's new Legacy Walk inductees ...
VIEWS Mr. Rauner: You Turned Your Back on Us. - I was the campaign manager for Illinois Unites for Marriage from July through November 2013. When my friend, Rep. Greg ...
Author: John Kohlhepp
Federal district court in North Carolina strikes down ban - From a Williams Institute press release - LOS ANGELES — Today, a federal district court in North Carolina struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage as ...
Women & Children First street dedication - Women & Children First bookstore, marking its 35th year in business—with about 25 of those years in Andersonville—was honored with ...
Author: Tracy Baim and Matt Simonette
Rogers Park trans woman alleges landlord discrimination - A Rogers Park woman has filed a complaint with the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, alleging that her landlord is ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Supreme Court: Stunning progress - If state bans against same-sex marriages were a table, the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act last year ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Sami Grisafe inducted into school's hall of fame - Chicagoan Sami Grisafe was inducted into the Redlands High School Athletic Hall of Fame in Redlands, Calif., Oct. 2 Grisafe ...
Legacy Walk plaques unveiled with new inductees - Community members gathered Oct. 11 for the unveiling of seven new plaques along Halsted Street's Legacy Walk. Legacy Project officials ...
Author: Matt Simonette
New studies estimate LGBT population, married couples - From a press release - LOS ANGELES — Two new studies released by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, review findings from four ...
Gay Catholic ministry responds to Vatican's message of welcome - From press releases - The Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family has released a relatio, its mid-term report, and it has encouraging statements. The ...
Turkey gets its first umbrella LGBTI organization - From a press release - A new organization, the first in Turkey to ensure LGBTI websites, groups and organizations has been established to fight homophobia ...
Northalsted Business Alliance names new ED - The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) has welcomed new Executive Director Christopher Barrett Politan, effective immediately. Since May, the ...
Sociologist Pascoe on youth and homophobia Oct. 22 - From a press release - ELMHURST, Ill., October 1, 2014—Sociologist C.J. Pascoe has conducted groundbreaking research on youth, gender, sexuality and homophobia. Fascinated by how ...
HRC scores 113th Congress; Alaska marries; WH looks at AIDS, violence - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - HRC releases scorecard of 113th Congress The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) has released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support ...
Illinois Safe Schools says farewell to David Fischer - On Oct. 9, the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( "The Alliance" ) hosted a celebration for David Fischer, who is ...
Author: Lauren E. Childers
StartOut hosts panel discussion with founders/CEOs - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Being your authentic self was one of the themes discussed at a StartOut founder/CEO panel discussion Oct. 1. More than ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
LGBT HISTORY MONTH Tenderloin's LGBT story survives - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times, by Seth Hemmelgarn, Bay Area Reporter - San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood has a colorful history and was once the center of gay life in San Francisco. Grittier ...
PRIDE Institute paved way for LGBT substance-abuse treatment - LGBT HISTORY MONTH Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Jason Parsley, South Florida Gay News - When the PRIDE Institute in Minnesota opened up in 1986 it was a novel idea—a substance-abuse treatment center catering to ...
Task Force changes name; marriage news; Notre Dame - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is changing its name and upping its game "to deliver full LGBTQ freedom, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Mexico protest; Milk Foundation in Hungary; Vatican shift - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A week after same-sex marriage became legal in Mexico's Coahuila state, about 30,000 people rallied in protest in the capital ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LGBTQ youth job fair Oct. 22 at Center - CHICAGO — The Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair will be held Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, Noon to 4 p.m. at Center ...
October events: Point Foundation; YWCA to honor Morten; NCLR benefit - YWCA to honor Morten Oct. 22 The Evanston/North Shore YWCA will honor Mary Morten at this year's YWomen Leadership Awards ...
Vatican takes different stance regarding gays - In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said Oct. 13 that gay people had "gifts and qualities to ...
VIEWS Make them hear you! - (The road that led to victory and marriage equality) - It seems that I've struggled all of my life for equal rights as an African-American same-gender-loving man. There were times ...
Author: Terry Angel Mason
POLITICAL FOCUS: Mr. Rauner: You turned your back on us - A VIEWPOINT - I was the campaign manager for Illinois Unites for Marriage from July through November 2013. When my friend, state Rep. ...
Author: John Kohlhepp
AFC ad urges Mexican men to get tested - In advance of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day ( Oct. 15 ), the AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) ...
Man's Country renovates to add leather emporium - Man's Country, 5017 N. Clark St. in Chicago, has begun construction on a leather emporium, according to its owner. Online ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Two anti-LGBT hate attacks in Brooklyn - The New York City Anti-Violence Project has learned of an anti-gay hate violence attack that occurred Monday, Oct. 13 on ...
Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair Oct. 22 - From a press release - CHICAGO — The Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair will be held Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, Noon to 4 p.m. at Center ...
Chicago House luncheon puts spotlight on disparities - Actress Laverne Cox, NBA player Jason Collins and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black were among the advocates on hand Oct. 15 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
NY Appeals Court holds hearing on Lateisha Green hate crime conviction - From an Empire State Pride Agenda press release - The following can be attributed to Empire State Pride Agenda's Transgender Rights Organizer EÃ"ghann Renfroe: "We stand with our community ...
Woman Made Gallery has new executive director - From a press release - CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - October 15, 2014 - Woman Made Gallery ( WMG ), Chicago's renowned feminist contemporary art gallery, is ...
Rev. Marti Scott: Battling homophobia, racism--and climate change - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Jonathan Jones - How does anti-gay sentiment relate to other global problems like racism and climate change? If one thinks the link is ...
LETTERS Arch(bishop) enemy?, Church times - Arch( bishop ) enemy? Dear Editor: The recent Windy City Times headline "LGBTs welcome new archbishop" epitomizes much that is ...

Entertainment
Knight at the Movies: Dracula Untold; film notes - How differently would audiences respond to Dracula Untold—Universal's latest attempt to reboot its classic monsters franchise—if the actor playing Dracula ...
Alan Cumming on his memoir, acting - Bisexual Scottish actor Alan Cumming has been celebrated for his work in such films as Any Day Now, garnered a ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
MOVIES Rory Kennedy re-creates 'Last Days in Vietnam' - Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy, 45, is the youngest of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy's 11 children. Born a ...
Author: Sarah Toce
Eileen Myles: Queer, funny, feminist stand-up and poetry - From a press release - Poetry Off the Shelf: Eileen Myles Poet Eileen Myles discusses Afterglow, her new fantasy and dog memoir CHICAGO — The ...
Terrence McNally Eclipse Theatre Company's featured playwright - From a press release - Lips Together, Teeth Apart; A Perfect Ganesh; The Lisbon Traviata Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, the Midwest's only theatre company to ...
Laverne Cox talks about 'The T Word' - From a press release - MTV and Logo TV have joined forces to simultaneously premiere Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word on Oct. 17. The ...
Author: Sarah Toce
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present Lipstick & Lyrics - From a press release - Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ( CGMC ) starts off their 2014/2015 season with Lipstick & Lyrics, "Into the Hood: A ...
46th Jeff Awards celebrates excellence in Chicago theatre - From a press release - October 13, 2014 — Chicago, IL. At the gala 46th Annual Equity Jeff Awards held at Drury Lane Oakbrook on ...
Jennifer Hudson and HRC; Transparent; Annie Lennox on Beyonce - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) released a Web video featuring Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson for its ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Upcoming shows: Laramie Project; Brickman; McComas, Kuper, Kennedy - 'The Laramie Project' at NU Oct. 24-Nov. 2 The Laramie Project, a chronicle of the life of a Wyoming town ...
Billy Masters - "I've got my hands on their butts probably more than their wives."—Tom Brady describes the unique relationship he has with ...
Author: Billy Masters
Theater Spotlight and Critics' Picks - Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Donna McKechnie, the primary performing muse to late director-choreographer Michael Bennett in such musicals as A ...
Trans musician to appear at documentary screening - Jennifer Leitham, the renowned transgender jazz bass virtuoso, will be in Oak Park on Sunday, Oct. 19, as part of ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Cyndi Lauper talks about 'Kinky Boots' - Winner of six Tony Awards, the Broadway hit musical Kinky Boots debuted on The Great White Way in October 2012 ...
Author: Sarah Toce
THEATER REVIEW Take Me Out - Playwright: Richard Greenberg. At: Eclectic Theatre Company at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: 773-935-6875; ; $25. Runs through: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Witches Among Us - Playwright: Music & Lyrics by Scott Free, book by Rick Karlin. At: New American Folk Theatre at The Call, 1547 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Wild Party - Score: Michael John LaChiusa; Book: LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe. At: Bailiwick Chicago at Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Danny Casolaro Died for You - Playwright: Dominic Orlando. At: TimeLine ( sic ) Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave. Tickets: 773-281-8463; ; $39-$52. Runs through: Dec. ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Gay bar drama - Plays and musicals with characters who fall within the LGBTQ spectrum appear all over Chicago stages, from Equity flagships like ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Vives Q features Norma Seledon - Vives Q launched its fall First Tuesdays series Oct. 7, 2014 at Blanco y Negro Restaurant, 4043 W 26th Street, ...
BOOK REVIEW The Brick Yard - By Lauren E. Childers - by Carol Lynne, $13.99, eBook $5.50; Totally Bound. Publishing; 185 pages This male-on-male book of erotic romance is set ...
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Sinead O'Connor takes us to 'Church' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Sinead O'Connor has always danced to the beat of her own drum. While it may be hard to figure her ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Dining news: Hot Doug's replacement; Chefs Hall of Fame - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —As early as Dec. 1, Frank Meats Patty is expected to move into the iconic Avondale space at California and ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
DIVERSIONS Haunted houses get into the spirit outside Chicago - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As Halloween quickly approaches, Illinois offers some sure scares in the haunted-house category that will entertain for many moons. Chicago ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times

Outlines
Cubs break ground on expansion - From a press release - CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs and Ricketts family hosted Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. ( Bud ...
TALK TO THE DOC Trans people and hormone therapy - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Q: When you see a transgender patient and prescribe hormone therapy, what do you tell that person's insurance company you're ...
Author: Dr. Cory Brown
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL Workplace fairness - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times. By Greg Nevins, Counsel for Lambda Legal - Dear Ask Lambda Legal, My partner and I live in Indiana and we are thinking about getting married here ( ...
Author: Greg Nevins
Coming up: World of Chocolate, Drinks at Robie, Mapplethorpe - 'World of Chocolate' Dec. 4 at Union Station The 13th annual World of Chocolate will take place Thursday, Dec. 4, ...
LGBT HISTORY MONTH Oscar Wilde in Chicago - Part Two - The Chicago that Wilde saw was a traumatized city in recovery from a devastating fire that destroyed 18,000 buildings and ...
Author: Sukie de la Croix
Gay in the Life: Gracen Brilmyer - Gracen Brilmyer has spent five years at The Field Museum of Natural History, working on a wide array of projects—from ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times


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