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Laverne Cox, Dustin Lance Black and Jason Collins at Chicago House event - Chicago's House's 6th annual speaker series will offer a triple-threat of LGBT stars: Laverne Cox, Dustin Lance Black and Jason ...
George meets with Inverness gay man after firing - A gay man fired from his job as worship director at Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness met Sept. 9 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Lesbian wins historic A.G. primary in Massachusetts - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund congratulated Maura Healey on her victory in the Democratic primary election ...
ACLU asks high court to hear Indiana, Wisconsin marriage cases - From a press release - NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union is filing responses today to petitions from Indiana and Wisconsin seeking U.S. ...
Indiana AG seeks high court review of Lambda marriage case - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL, September 9, 2014 ) — Today, Indiana Attorney General Zoeller asked the Supreme Court of the United ...
Heartland President Mohn to step down in 2015 - Rev. Dr. Sid Mohn, the openly gay president of Heartland Alliance, today announced his plan to retire after 35 years ...
Joan Rivers dies - Joan Rivers, a witty, sometimes-controversial comic, actor, TV host, author and producer, has died at age 81. As a stand-up ...
7th Circuit rules equal marriage bans unconstitutional - - In a swift three-to-zero decision that was issued Sept. 4 in Chicago, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said marriage-equality ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Trans woman wins halfway house victory - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL, September 4, 2014 ) - Today, Lambda Legal released a video documenting Donisha McShan's successful fight to ...

News
Agencies push state to release HIV/AIDS funds - A number of HIV/AIDS agencies, all serving persons of color, are preparing to lobby the Illinois government to release funds ...
Heartland President Mohn to step down in 2015 - Rev. Dr. Sid Mohn, the openly gay president of Heartland Alliance, today announced his plan to retire after 35 years ...
HBHC raises minimum wage for Brown Elephant employees - From a press release - Effective immediately, Howard Brown Health Center ( HBHC ) is raising the minimum wage for Brown Elephant employees to $10.10/hour. ...
Cartoon on DOMA wins Fischetti award from Columbia College - CHICAGO ( Sept. 3, 2014 ) — Nate Beeler has been selected as the 2014 winner of the John Fischetti ...
Trans woman wins halfway house victory - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL, September 4, 2014 ) - Today, Lambda Legal released a video documenting Donisha McShan's successful fight to ...
7th Circuit rules equal marriage bans unconstitutional - - In a swift three-to-zero decision that was issued Sept. 4 in Chicago, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said marriage-equality ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Joan Rivers dies - Joan Rivers, a witty, sometimes-controversial comic, actor, TV host, author and producer, has died at age 81. As a stand-up ...
Chicago Surrogacy Seminar, Gay Parenting Expo Sept. 13 - From a press release - The first Chicago Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo on September 13 will feature community resources and more than a ...
HRC on departure of LGBT ally, associate attorney general West - WASHINGTON — Today, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the planned departure of Associate Attorney General Tony West. Attorney General Holder ...
Man fired from church job prepares to meet with George - A gay man who was fired in late July from his position as Director of Worship at Holy Family Catholic ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Group: Obama's delay on immigration relief fails LGBTs - From a press release - New York, NY — Immigration Equality, the national non-profit organization advocating for equality under U.S. immigration law for lesbian, gay, ...
Houston Mayor Parker at Victory Fund Chicago benefit - Openly lesbian Houston Mayor Annise Parker was among those who spoke at the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund's annual Champagne ...
Author: Matt Simonette
TPAN launches 2014's 'A Day with HIV' - by Jason Carson Wilson - Photos say or shout a thousand words. Images featured in Chicago-based Test Positive Aware Network's fifth annual one-day photo exhibit ...
Trans* activist Miss Major celebrates Jane Addams birthday - Students, advocacy group representatives and activists covering a broad spectrum of age, race, gender and gender identity crammed into the ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Pres. Obama names lesbian Google exec as top tech official - From the White House blog - On his first full day in office, President Obama created the U.S. Chief Technology Officer ( CTO ) position within ...
Legislators call for consistent, nondiscriminatory tissue donation policy - From a press release - Washington D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley ( D-IL ) and U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin ( D-WI ), Tom ...
Indiana AG seeks high court review of Lambda marriage case - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL, September 9, 2014 ) — Today, Indiana Attorney General Zoeller asked the Supreme Court of the United ...
Proclamation marks 20th anniversary of Violence Against Women Act - From the White House Office of the Press Secretary - TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Twenty ...
Inspiration for 'Scandal' at Chicago women's confab - From a press release - CHICAGO, IL, July 7, 2014 — Judy Smith, the crisis management expert portrayed by actress Kerry Washington on ABC's hit ...
9 th Circuit hears argument in Lambda marriage case in Nevada - From a press release - ( San Francisco, September 8, 2014 ) — Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral ...
The Gambia passes new anti-LGBT legislation - From an HRC press release - WASHINGTON——Today the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) condemned the decision by The Gambia's legislature to pass horrific new legislation ...
ACLU asks high court to hear Indiana, Wisconsin marriage cases - From a press release - NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union is filing responses today to petitions from Indiana and Wisconsin seeking U.S. ...
Mr. Gay World; Bahama's Pride shut down; Tom of Finland stamps - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Stuart Hatton Jr., the reigning Mr. Gay UK, has been named Mr. Gay World 2014, NewNowNext.com reported. At a ceremony ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
DOMA cartoon wins prize; Chick-fil-A founder dies - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Nate Beeler has been selected as the 2014 winner of the John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition, for his image in ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Operation Do Ask, Do Tell: Symposium on health for military GLBTs - From a press release - A symposium on health needs and resources for LGBT veterans, active duty service members, families, friends and health care providers ...
Lesbian wins historic A.G. primary in Massachusetts - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund congratulated Maura Healey on her victory in the Democratic primary election ...
CDPH's Project CHAT surveys gay, bi men - According to Nikhil Prachand, director of the Surveillance Epidemiology and Research Section at Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Illinois Humanities Council event focuses on drag - The Illinois Humanities Council's 2014 "Now What?" series has played host to spirited discussions in venues across the city with ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
ELECTIONS 2015 Openly gay candidate challenges 35th Ward's Colon - By Matt Simonette and Lauren Childers - Carlos Ramirez-Rosa has said that, if he's elected to represent the city's 35th Ward, he would be an "organizing alderman." ...
George meets with Inverness gay man after firing - A gay man fired from his job as worship director at Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness met Sept. 9 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
House Committee rejects equal benefits for gay veterans - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ) released the following statement today following the decision by the ...
UN celebrates year of global campaign for LGBT equality - From a press release - NEW YORK CITY, September 10, 2014 — Today, Free & Equal, the United Nations Human Rights Office's global public education ...
Nat'l LGBTQ leaders urge Pres. Obama, Congress to act on immigration - From a news release - Washington, D.C. — Immigration Equality, the national non-profit organization advocating for equality under U.S. immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...
Laverne Cox, Dustin Lance Black and Jason Collins at Chicago House event - Chicago's House's 6th annual speaker series will offer a triple-threat of LGBT stars: Laverne Cox, Dustin Lance Black and Jason ...
ILGA 2014 World Conference in Mexico City - The International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans & Intersex Association, the largest international association of its kind defending the rights of ...
Agencies push state to release HIV/AIDS funds - A number of HIV/AIDS agencies, all serving persons of color, are preparing to lobby the Illinois government to release funds ...
Author: Matt Simonette
ID laws could disenfranchise trans* voters in ten states - From a press release - LOS ANGELES — Ten states' strict voter ID laws may create substantial barriers to voting and possible disenfranchisement for more ...
Women's Film; Martina proposes; Sky finals; AIDS Run, Walk - Women's Words Film Festival on Sept. 15 Pride Films and Plays has announced seven short films and two episodes from ...
Suspect arrested in murder of trans woman - Transgender woman Alejandra Leos was murdered just steps away from her home in north Memphis, Tennessee, on Sept. 5—and a ...
LETTERS - Leaving a legacy For all things, there is a season. All business relationships come to an end, and the only ...
Chicago LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Oct. 22 - From a press release - Work! Chicago, an LGBTQ youth job fair, will be hosted Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, noon-4 p.m. at the Center on ...
Local news: Gay Indian prince, HBHC raises wages - Gay Indian prince visits Michigan India's Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil was recently in Saugatuck, Michigan, to discuss his new public ...
By Women For Women to honor Fitzgerald, Washington, McCombs - From a press release - Center on Halsted announces another By Women For Women community event! Hosted by the Women's Action Committee of Center on ...

Entertainment
Malinowski new director of Lakeside's shhh...OUT! - From a press release - CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles is thrilled to announce the appointment of Scott Malinowski as Director ...
Chita Rivera Moraine Valley Community College Sept. 27 - From a press release - Come celebrate the one and only Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a unique solo concert event celebrating her 80th birthday ...
Three artists depict grittiness of society in New York - From a press release - A new art show by Fernando Carpaneda, Frank Russo and Moses Jaen deals with the grittiness of society, as seen ...
Harris Theater, Lyric Opera partner for Beyond the Aria series - From a press release - CHICAGO ( September 3, 2014 ) Michael Tiknis, President and Managing Director of the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, ...
Streisand Channel, Neil Patrick weds, Sam Smith does 'Fast Car' - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - SiriusXM is launching an exclusive, limited-run station featuring the works of Barbra Streisand, according to The Hollywood Reporter. From Sept. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Coward - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Nick Jones. At: Stage Left Theatre at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 773-975-8150; ; $20-$30. Runs through: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Colbie Caillat gives music a new 'Try' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The sunny California singer Colbie Caillat brought her shiny tunes to Glen Ellyn, Illinois, recently to the newly renovated McAnich ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Music news: Barbra, Blige and more - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Blige's collaborations with UK singers out Dec. 2 Mary J. Blige has crossed the Atlantic to collaborate with some of ...
Billy Masters - "If everybody likes you—you're pretty dull."—Bette Davis' quote might as well have been directed at Joan Rivers ... or me. ...
Author: Billy Masters
THEATER REVIEW The Whaleship Essex - Playwright: Joe Forbrich. At: Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: 1-773-975-8150; ; $30. Runs through: ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Ecstasy - Playwright: Mike Leigh. At: Cole Theatre at Red Orchid, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722; ; $15-$25. Runs through: Sept. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Fall LGBT movie preview - By Richard Knight Jr. With the release of the indie romantic drama Love is Strange, the dog days of summer ...
Knight at the Movies: The Skeleton Twins; The Homestretch; film notes - Sibling rivalry and revelry has long been a great basis for movies of nearly every genre ( The Savages, Conviction, ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Alan Cumming in Conversation Oct. 13 at Music Box - From a press release - Unabridged Bookstore will host Alan Cumming in conversation with former Chicago Magazine editor-in-chief Dick Babcock at The Music Box Theatre, ...
POV's 'Koch' airs Sept. 22 on PBS - Ed Koch in the office of his campaign manager, David Garth, in 1977. Credit: The New York Post New York ...
Pride Films, Plays' Women's Words Film Fest premieres shorts - From a press release - Chicago, IL —Pride Films and Plays announces seven short films and two episodes from "Lesbian HBO" inspired website — Tello ...
Dining news: Shaw's block party; Frontier's brunch - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Shaw's Oyster Fest Block Party returns to downtown Chicago on Friday, Sept. 26, 3-10 p.m., at 560 W. Grand St. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Poetry Foundation event focuses on queer poets of color - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - About 40 people attended the launch of "Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color Event" at the Poetry ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
MUSIC Billy Bragg's a real riot, talks 'Sexuality' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - English singer Billy Bragg has always been a bit of a rebel. Tackling hot topics in his music have included ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
BOOKS Hiram Crespo tends an 'Epicurean Garden' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "The smart people of the world don't want to study philosophy anymore," said Hiram Crespo, author of the new book ...
Author: Phillip-John Puzzo
THEATER REVIEW The Game's Afoot - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Ken Ludwig. At: Drury Lane Theatre, 10 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Tickets: 630-530-0111 or ; $20-$22. Runs through Oct. ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Trans* activist Jones headlines release party - The Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois ( TJLP ) celebrated the publication of Hidden Expressions, vol. 2 with a ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
'The Roosevelts' avoids Eleanor's sexuality - Ken Burns' latest PBS opus, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, runs 14 hours and aims to cover previously unexplored areas ...
MUSIC Sinead O' Connor isn't bossy, she's the boss - One can't help but notice the disclaimer strewn across her public website: "SINEAD'S MUSINGS. STRICTLY NOT FOR MINORS." It's true; ...
Author: Sarah Toce
Current; Florentine - I wasn't quite sure what to expect from W Lakeshore's Current ( 680 N. Lake Shore Dr.; http:// ) in ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
DANCIN' FEATS Singer Rachael Sage featured on 'Dance Moms' - Singer/songwriter Rachael Sage tours to Chicago next month, and might be best recognized as the lady behind MPress Records, a ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke
About Face Theatre presents Black and Tan Supper Club - From a press release - CHICAGO ( September 10, 2014 ) — For one exclusive night, step back into the golden age of Chicago's Bohemian ...

Outlines
Theater spotlight and Critics' Picks - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Most opera fans know of Verdi's 19th century adaptation of Shakespeare's "Scottish Play," but few know of Swiss composer Ernest ...
Judy Garland on Judy Garland: Interviews and Encounters - BOOK REVIEW by Angelique Smith - Edited by Randy L. Schmidt, $29.95; Chicago Review. Press; 456 pages If you're told exactly who you are in ...


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