Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-01-18
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


  WINDY CITY TIMES                DOWNLOAD PDF ISSUE

DAILY BREAKING
Lambda Legal appeals case of lesbian harassed in senior housing facility - From a press release - Lambda Legal announced today that it will appeal its case on behalf of Marsha Wetzel, a lesbian woman harassed at ...
DeVos nominated Sec. of Education, Lambda Legal, GLSEN, HRC respond - From press releases - Lambda Legal As Congress begins hearings on Betsy DeVos's nomination to be the U.S. Secretary of Education, Rachel B. Tiven, ...
President Obama Grants Commutation to Chelsea Manning - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced today the commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence for disclosing classified information that raised public ...
Wife of Orlando shooter arrested - Noor Salman, the wife of the Orlando nightclub mass shooter at Pulse Nightclub, was arrested in San Francisco Jan. 16. ...
DOJ report points to CPD problems with people of color, trans, LGB communities - A Department of Justice ( DOJ ) report, which was released Jan. 13, said that the Chicago Police Department ( ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Women's March on Chicago announces new rally location - From a press release - Jackson Boulevard at Lake Shore Drive, immediately south of the Petrillo Bandshell, will be the new kick-off point for a ...
Justice Dept.: Pattern of rights violations in Chicago Police Dept. - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced today that it has found reasonable cause to believe that the Chicago Police Department ...
Windy City Times releases 2004 tapes of Obama during Senate campaign - Two audio tapes from Barack Obama's campaign for U.S. Senate from Illinois have been released by Windy City Times newspaper. ...

News
156 LGBT elected officials call on Pres-elect to advance LGBT equality - From a press release - Washington, D.C.—Today, Victory Institute commended LGBT elected officials representing millions of Americans from across the country for calling on President-elect ...
Rep. Feigenholtz introduces legislation protecting abortion access - From a press release - SPRINGFIELD — Earlier this week, Representative Sara Feigenholtz introduced House Bill 40, which reaffirms the State of Illinois' commitment to ...
President Obama makes statement on monuments honoring civil rights history - From the White House Office of the Press Secretary - Today, I am designating new national monuments that preserve critical chapters of our country's history, from the Civil War to ...
Julian Assange wants clemency for Manning - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has reportedly agreed to be extradited to the United States if President Obama grants whistle-blower Chelsea ...
Sen. Tammy Baldwin to oppose Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination for Attny Gen. - From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released the following statement announcing she will oppose President-elect Trump's nomination of ...
Legacy LIVE to present Short Fuse: Story of an AIDS Activist, Sotomayor's story - From a press release - The Legacy LIVE Series for 2017 opens with the rarely seen, award-winning 1990 documentary Short Fuse: Story of an AIDS ...
Love is Love, Sidetrack offering uplifting Inauguration Day alternative - From a press release - Lakeview, Chicago. ( January 13, 2017 ) Sidetrack The Video bar-famous for Show Tune Sunday, frozen slushies, and napkin tosses ...
DeVos nominated Sec. of Education, Lambda Legal, GLSEN, HRC respond - From press releases - Lambda Legal As Congress begins hearings on Betsy DeVos's nomination to be the U.S. Secretary of Education, Rachel B. Tiven, ...
President Obama Grants Commutation to Chelsea Manning - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced today the commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence for disclosing classified information that raised public ...
Task Force implements recommendations for Creating Change future - As the National LGBT Task Force's 2017 Creating Change conference opens in Philadelphia Jan. 18, it will be considering suggestions ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Chelsea Manning's sentence commuted - U.S. President Barack Obama has commuted transgender U.S. Army private Chelsea Manning's sentence for leaking hundreds of thousands of documents ...
President Obama's remarks in presenting the Medal of Freedom to VP Joe Biden - From the White House Office of the Press Secretary - State Dining Room 3:50 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Hey! All right, that's enough. Don't want to embarrass the guy. ( ...
HRC joins women's march and other social justice events - From a press release - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) announced that it is proud to both sponsor and join ...
Windy City Times releases 2004 tapes of Obama during Senate campaign - Two audio tapes from Barack Obama's campaign for U.S. Senate from Illinois have been released by Windy City Times newspaper. ...
Equality California urges Congress to preserve the Affordable Care Act - From a press release - Washington, D.C.— Equality California has sent a letter to members of the California congressional delegation urging them not to repeal ...
Justice Dept.: Pattern of rights violations in Chicago Police Dept. - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced today that it has found reasonable cause to believe that the Chicago Police Department ...
Gallup: More than 10 million adults identify as LGBTQ - From a press release - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation responded to a new Gallup survey reflecting a historic ...
Women's March on Chicago announces new rally location - From a press release - Jackson Boulevard at Lake Shore Drive, immediately south of the Petrillo Bandshell, will be the new kick-off point for a ...
1000s of Illinoisans traveling to Women's March on Washington Jan. 21 - As the date draws closer for what is expected to be one of the largest demonstrations in Washington, D.C. in ...
DOJ report points to CPD problems with people of color, trans, LGB communities - A Department of Justice ( DOJ ) report, which was released Jan. 13, said that the Chicago Police Department ( ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Berlin washroom vandalized - A washroom at the popular Boystown nightclub Berlin, 954 W. Belmont Ave., was vandalized the evening of Jan. 14, according ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Trans person: Nightclub's apology insufficient - A trans individual who was allegedly misgendered and denied entry to a Chicago nightclub said Jan. 12 that the nightclub's ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Illinois Holocaust Museum to open 'Half the Sky' exhibit - Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and YWCA Evanston/North Shore are partnering to present the Midwest premiere of a special ...
Wife of Orlando shooter arrested - Noor Salman, the wife of the Orlando nightclub mass shooter at Pulse Nightclub, was arrested in San Francisco Jan. 16. ...
Women's March on Chicago Jan. 21 - Chicago will be among more than 380 cities around the world hosting women's marches Jan. 21, the day after the ...
LGBTs attend legislative breakfast on next Congress - Video below - U.S. Reps. Jan Schakowsky, Robin Kelly and Bill Foster, all Democrats from Illinois, attended a legislative breakfast Jan. 17 hosted ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
Women's march hosts press event - The Women's March on Chicago held a press conference Jan. 17 at City Hall. More than a dozen supports, organizers ...
Judge: Secular celebrants can officiate marriages - A federal judge, on Jan. 4, ruled that certified secular celebrants are authorized to perform marriages in Illinois. Secular celebrants ...
Author: Matt Simonette
VideoOut hosts story-sharing event - NYC-based nonprofit VideoOut ( created to amplify the voices of LGBTQ people by sharing coming-out stories and building community ) ...
Forum on LGBTQ bars on Jan. 26 - Out at CHM—the Chicago History Museum's annual three-event series exploring LGBTQ issues—is launching its 14th year of programming with "Our ...
BOOKS Pink and Brown in the White House: Talking with Moe Vela - Moe Vela is the sort of guy who starts speeches by saying, "It's so good for this ugly, bald chubby ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Riva Lehrer talk on Jan. 25 - Project& will present a conversation with Riva Lehrer, who's a Working in America exhibit participant, artist and activist. The event ...
Most have all-gender restrooms at home. Why not everywhere? - Most people have all-gender restrooms at home. Why not have them everywhere? Just in time for holiday shopping last month, ...
Author: Francesca Gaiba Truthout
Poll: 10M LGBTQs reside in U.S. - The portion of adults identifying as LGBTQ increased to 4.1 percent in 2016, from 3.5 percent in 2012, according to ...
Writer Maggie Jochild dies - Writer Maggie Jochild—whose Twitter account described her as a "third-generation lesbian," "a sixth-generation Texan" and "radical poet pacifist novelist disabled ...
UMC's Bishop Karen Oliveto visits Chicago - United Methodist Church ( UMC ) Bishop Karen Oliveto was in Chicago over the weekend of Jan. 13 for the ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Inauguration day protests in Chicago - Activist Andy Thayer reports on actions this Friday, Jan. 20 in Chicago: Two huge protests are going to meet up. ...
RING IN THE NEW: New congress, new president, old divisions - By David Thill - President-elect Donald Trump said that marriage equality is "done" and "settled" when he sat down for an interview with CBS' ...
Torres to work with Howard Brown - Crispin Torres is moving from Lambda Legal to Howard Brown Health. Torres, the community educator at Lambda Legal's Midwest Regional ...
GUEST COLUMN The Embodied Power of Standing Rock - I remember the last evening at Oceti Sakowin so clearly. I had begun the day with a plan, but like ...
Author: Ra Mendoza
Planned Parenthood prepares for fight of its life - In as much as conservative Republicans have waged their crusade against the civil and human rights of the LGBTQ community, ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Activists want to quash Uptown TIF subsidy - From a press release - Lawyers for activists who last year filed an Open Meetings Act lawsuit against the Chicago City Council, have moved for ...
No Human is Illegal, Take These Precautions Now - How can LGBTQ people with immigrant status protect themselves in the current political Climate? At the National Queer Asian Pacific ...
Author: Glenn Magpantay Executive director , NQAPIA ( National Queer Asian Pacific Alliance)
Controversial pastor Eddie Long dies - Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial leader of one of the nation's largest megachurches, has died at age 63. Long died ...
Survey of 50,000+ youth reveals post-election spike in bullying, harassment - From a press release - WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation released the results of a groundbreaking post-election survey of ...
Lambda Legal: Price would endanger health of LGBTs, people living with HIV - From a press release - New York — As congressional hearings begin on Tom Price's nomination to become Secretary for Health and Human Services, Rachel ...
World: Pakistan census, South African channel, shocking Brazilian crime - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Pakistan is set to include transgender people in its national census for the first time this year, according to PinkNews. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National: Judy Shepard, lesbian co-pastors, trans White House staffer - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The mother of Matthew Shepard urged senators to oppose Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to become President-elect Donald Trump's attorney ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Coalition of Attorneys General urge Senate to oppose Pruitt for EPA - From a press release - A coalition of nine Attorneys General, including New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, is urging the Senate Environment and ...
Felicia, 36, and Miguel Barahona, 4, dead of hate violence, intimate partner violence - From a NCAVP press release - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs ( NCAVP ) has learned of the hate violence and intimate partner violence related ...
EEOC report on charges of work discrimination details LGBT cases - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ) today released detailed breakdowns for the 91,503 charges of ...
175 mayors from 42 states launch coalition for LGBT protections - From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, in advance of the upcoming inauguration, 175 mayors across the country from cities large and small ...
Estimates show 150,000 youth ages 13 to 17 identify as transgender in U.S. - From a press release - LOS ANGELES —An estimated 0.7 percent of youth ages 13 to 17, or 150,000 youth, identify as transgender in the ...
Lambda Legal appeals case of lesbian harassed in senior housing facility - From a press release - Lambda Legal announced today that it will appeal its case on behalf of Marsha Wetzel, a lesbian woman harassed at ...

Entertainment
Entertainment: Jennifer Holliday, Jim Parsons, stars say goodbye to Obama - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Jan. 14, singer Jennifer Holliday released a letter addressed to the LGBT community announcing that she will no longer ...
GayCo to present Cntrl+Alt-Right+Delete - CHICAGO—-In a world run by a man with tiny, quick thumbs, and a sidekick as terrifying as a broken condom, ...
Local theaters to participate in The Ghostlight Project - From press releases - CHICAGO ( January 13, 2017 ) — Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz announce Steppenwolf's participation ...
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL World and local premieres abound - There are plenty of offerings this winter for theater lovers who prize new-to-Chicago and never-seen-before works. Here's a sampling of ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL The winter classics: Old and not-so-old - Classics... The very word is an attraction for some but a turn-off for others, which is understandable if an ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
Theater spotlight on Chicago Children's Theatre, Critics' Picks - Theater spotlight Chicago Children's Theatre is simultaneously celebrating its future and its past this month. The recent opening of Chicago ...
Charles Busch in Chicago Jan. 29-30 - Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, will present Charles Busch: That Girl, That Boy on Jan. 29-30 in The Broadway ...
NUNN ON ONE: COMEDY Jeremy Ashley Owens riffs on Cher and being ridiculous - Extended for the online edition of Windy City Times - Jeremy Ashley Owens is showing the funny side of life with his popular Chicago series You're Being Ridiculous. In the ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
PASSAGES Bronski Beat keyboardist dies - Larry Steinbachek, a former keyboardist with 1980s synthpop group Bronski Beat, has died at 56. Steinbachek's sister Louise Jones told ...
Movement Matters: An interview with Andy Karol - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - This is an excerpt from Movement Matters, an interview series from the arts publication Sixty Inches From Center, by writer ...
Author: Michael Workman
NUNN ON ONE: CELEBRITY Meiling Jin travels from China to 'Chop Chop' - Meiling Chin has created an empire in media in just a short time. While born and raised in China, Chin ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Cartooning AIDS' at Gerber/Hart - A new major exhibition is in the new Sandfield Exhibition Gallery at Gerber/Hart Library, 6500 N. Clark St. "Cartooning AIDS" ...
Laura Jane Grace in Chicago on Feb. 5 - On Sunday, Feb. 5, trans singer Laura Jane Grace will perform at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., at 8 ...
Bill T. Jones to speak at DuSable - Art AIDS America and the DuSable Museum of African American History are hosting dancer/activist/Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones at the ...
WINTER THEATER SPECIAL LGBT plays to chase away the darkness - Don't put away that gay apparel yet. After a stressful 2016, it's time to rally around LGBT plays to raise ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
LGBT critics to announce Dorian Award nods - The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association ( GALECA )—composed of more than 170 film/TV critics and entertainment journalists across ...
Siskel's Oscar panel Jan. 24 - The Gene Siskel Film Center ( GSFC ) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( SAIC ), ...
National comedy benefit Jan. 19-21 - In response to what the event's organizers have called President-elect Donald Trump's "repeated threats on human rights," comedians in more ...
Goodman to light up new marquee - Goodman Theatre will illuminate its brand-new marquee for the first time during a public ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 19, at ...
Wayne Brady joining 'Hamilton' - Five-time Emmy Award winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady is joining the Chicago cast of Hamilton ( as Aaron Burr ...
THEATER REVIEW Her America - Playwright: Brett Neveu. At: Solo Celebration at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: $34-$48. Runs through: Feb. 12 In ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Sundial - Playwright: adapted by Paul Edwards, from the novel by Shirley Jackson. At: City Lit Theatre at the Edgewater Presbyterian Church, ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
WINTER DANCE SPECIAL Winter dance is warming up - This year is shaping up to be mellower one for many local dance companies, many of which are still recovering ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke
Von Teese tour to kick off Feb. 1-3 - Burlesque icon Dita Von Teese is set to kick off her striptease spectacle, "The Art of the Teese," Feb. 1-3, ...
'Love Is Love' at Sidetrack on Jan. 20 - Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., is throwing a " Make J20 Great Again = Love Is Love" party all day ...
BENT NIGHTS Mutts, Archie Powell, Hemmingbirds and Jesse W. Johnson - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - I should have learned from the recent past to pay attention to omens. Not one month after reviewing a show ...
Author: Vern Hester
TRAVEL Miami Beach has arts, culture and beaches with flair - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - That wicked, pre-Christmas winter punch to the face from Mother Nature made me wish I was back in Miami Beach. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
KaraokeCares Presents the anti-inauguration party Jan. 20 at Davenport's - On Friday, January 20, performers will be hosting more than five hours of karaoke in one of the most beautiful ...
'The Dolphin Show' running 'Little Shop' Jan. 20-28 at NU - The Dolphin Show—advertised as this country's largest student-produced musical—announced that Little Shop of Horrors will be its 75th annual ( ...

Outlines
SAVOR Mama's Boy - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide in Windy City Times - Mama's Boy Peasant Italian ( 445 N. Dearborn St.; RosebudRestaurants.com/restaurant/mamas-boy-peasant-italian/ ) is in an interesting spot. The eatery is located ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Dining news: Monkey's Paw chef, 'Dolly Parton' event, Care Bear cupcakes - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —The Monkey's Paw, a Lincoln Park gastropub established in 2012, has announced Adam Allen as its new executive chef. Allen ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
The Reel Strategy Workshop to train in branding, funding and distributing films - From a press release - In a rare opportunity for the Chicago film community, two principals of Los Angeles' Legacy Entertainment Partners, LLC ( "Legacy" ...
Rebell: All about fitness--and teamwork - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As people figure out how to stick with their New Year's resolution regarding fitness, Lake View fitness spot Rebell Strength ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


2017-01-18

 

 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.