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Study finds young Black men have higher HIV rates, despite less unsafe sex - A new Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study says that young Black men who have sex with men ( ...
President George H.W. Bush dies at 94 - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush—the 41st chief executive of the country, and one of only two individuals to be ...
Democrats nominate Pelosi as speaker - On Nov. 28, U.S. House Democrats resoundingly picked current Speaker Nancy Pelosi as their nominee for the same position Pelosi ...

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President George H.W. Bush dies at 94 - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush—the 41st chief executive of the country, and one of only two individuals to be ...
National Black Justice Coalition on Impact of HIV/AIDS Epidemic on Black communities - WASHINGTON — In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1 and to call public attention to the disproportionate impact ...
Democrats nominate Pelosi as speaker - On Nov. 28, U.S. House Democrats resoundingly picked current Speaker Nancy Pelosi as their nominee for the same position Pelosi ...
Planned Parenthood launches initiative reaffirming reproductive care as standard care - NEW YORK, NY — Today, Planned Parenthood launches "This is Health Care," a national awareness effort aimed at reinforcing that ...
Lambda sues for couple blocked from foster parenting, govm't seeks dismissal - ( Washington, DC, Nov. 30, 2018 ) — A federal district court today heard oral argument in the Trump administration's ...
Planned Parenthood Doubles Down on HIV/AIDS Prevention on World AIDS Day - WASHINGTON, DC — Today, on the eve of the 30th annual World AIDS Day, Dr. Leana Wen, president of Planned ...
Affinity Community Services plans Burning Bowl 2018, will honor Kim Hunt - Chicago, Illinois- December 3, 2018—Affinity Community Services, is hosting their annual kick-off event, Burning Bowl 2019. The theme this year ...
Women & Children First Books plans holiday season events - The holidays have arrived at Chicago's Only Feminist Bookstore. Care for Real Toy Drive Nov. 30 to Dec. 14 Come ...
DignityUSA responds to Pope Francis' new book, excluding gay people - Boston, MA, December 3, 2018. DignityUSA, the world's oldest and largest organization of Catholics committed to justice, equality, and full ...
Study finds young Black men have higher HIV rates, despite less unsafe sex - A new Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study says that young Black men who have sex with men ( ...
Biden Foundation shares stories of acceptance, rejection by families of LGBTQ youth - Launches "As You Are" story map - WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Biden Foundation today announced it has collected almost 500 stories of family and community acceptance and rejection as ...
Vida/SIDA marks 30 years with gala - On Dec. 1, The Puerto Rican Cultural Center-Vida/SIDA celebrated its 30th anniversary and acknowledged World AIDS Day with an anniversary ...
Author: Vern Hester
'Stand Up for Red' marks World AIDS Day - On Nov. 29, Center on Halsted partnered with DIFFA/Chicago to host the second annual Stand Up For Red indoor street ...
Author: John Stadelman
Double Door to reopen in Uptown - The nightspot Double Door—which originally closed in 2016 and which hosted acts as varied as Common and the Rolling Stones—will ...
'Santa Speedo Fun Run' on Dec. 8 - The annual Santa Speedo Fun Run will take place Saturday, Dec. 8, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Sign-in and ...
WORLD Chile's pro-trans bill, gay wrestler, Russian courts - Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law a bill that allows transgender people over 14 to legally change their name ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NATIONAL Gay doctor, PFLAG death, Emma Gonzalez, 'pumping' - NBC News recently profiled Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, who the outlet called the "radical gay doctor" behind New York City's declining ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
'Haunted Christmas' Dec. 7-8 in suburbs - The creators of the 13th Floor Haunted House Chicago, 1940 George St., Melrose Park, will host "Krampus: A Haunted Christmas" ...
LETTER A matter of urgency - In recognition of World AIDS Day ( which took place Dec. 1 ) and to call public attention to the ...
World AIDS Day 2018 ramblings - I arrived at Naval Station Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay, ready and eager to be honorably discharged, on March ...
Author: Joey McDonald
Chicago sees fewest new HIV infections in decades - According to Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ), the City of Chicago saw 752 new HIV infections in ...
Author: Matt Simonette
LGBTQ-inclusive La Casa Norte to open new facility - Sol Flores, like her first name's meaning in Spanish ( which translates into "sun" in English ), lights up when ...
Author: Ariel Parrella-Aureli
AFC holds World AIDS Day breakfast talk - AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) held a World AIDS Day breakfast event Nov. 30 at AFC headquarters in ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Buffalo Grove Pride parade, festival on track for June - A Pride parade and festival is scheduled to take place June 2 in Buffalo Grove, the first time such an ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Appellate court denies trans student's injunction motion - An Illinois appellate court ruled Nov. 30 that a trans student's appeal of a trial court's earlier ruling in favor ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Gaylon Alcaraz on new job, activism and campaign lessons - Longtime activist and marathon runner Gaylon Alcaraz has been speaking out on LGBTQ equality, anti-violence initiatives, housing rights, gender equality, ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Nigerian LGBT activist on his journey and fight for equal rights - Davis Mac-Iyalla has been an LGBT activist in his home country of Nigeria and across West Africa for decades, first ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Judge says transgender artist's suit can proceed - A federal judge ruled in mid-November that a transgender woman's lawsuit against the City can move forward. Judge Andrea Wood ...
Author: Matt Simonette
N.Y. center starts Stonewall project - The Center in New York, NY, has launched Stonewall Forever, a project to find, preserve and share the untold stories ...
Historians looking for survey participants - Writers/historians Sukie de la Croix and Owen Keehnen are collaborating on an upcoming project, tentatively called "Tell Me About It," ...
Chicago braces for long mayoral season - The announcement this past fall that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel would not be seeking another term in the 2019 election ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Asians & Friends holiday party Dec. 16 - On Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m., LGBTA organization Asians & Friends Chicago will hold its annual holiday party at ...
Event focuses on revolutionary Cuban punk-rock band - Nonprofit arts and education group QUEER, ILL AND OKAY brought a neglected component of Cuban history to the mainstage with ...
Author: Ariel Parrella-Aureli
World of Chocolate provides dessert for a good cause - Hundreds of community members visited AIDS Foundation of Chicago's ( AFC ) annual World of Chocolate celebration and fundraiser at ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
John Grant weaves 'Magic' spell on fans - Out singer John Grant was born in Michigan, started a band called The Czars in Denver and eventually moved to ...
Red Bull festival features LGBT talent - Red Bull Music Festival Chicago presented a late-night music event called Futurehood & Friends at the Wicker Park nightspot Subterranean. ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
The Buttcracker, A Nutcracker Burlesque - Playwright: Scripted by Jaq Seifert and choreographed by Darling Shear At: ( Sub )version Productions at Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
HeLa - Playwright: J. Nicole Brooks At: Sideshow Theatre Company at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-404-7336; GreenhouseTheater.org; $30. Runs ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
A Christmas Carol - By: Tom Creamer At: The Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Tickets: GoodmanTheatre.org; $25-$119. Runs through: Dec. 30 Charles Dickens' ...
Author: Amelia Orozco
SPOTLIGHT on The Book of Merman - The Book of Merman: Merman meets Mormons in the musical tale of Missionaries attempting to "save' the legendary Broadway belter. ...
Familiar - Playwright: Danai Gurira At: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650; Steppenwolf.org; $20-$109. Runs through: January 13 The ...
Author: Kerry Reid
Jane Lynch, Kate Flannery make the yuletide swing - Actresses Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery are teaming up this holiday season and hitting the road. The album—A Swingin' Little ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Fiction round-up, LGBTQ+ YA fantasy - As winter blows into Chicago—and freezing temperatures with it—the temptation to curl up in front of the fire with a ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen
She Wants It - By Jill Soloway $27; Pegasus Random House; 241 pages Jill Soloway can tell a story. Celebrity memoirs are a dime ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen
Steppenwolf to honor Gurira Dec. 10 - Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced that Obie-, Helen Hayes- and NAACP Award-winning actress/playwright Danai Gurira as the honoree at the ...
Kahlo works at Glen Ellyn campus in 2020 - College of DuPage, in partnership with the McAninch Arts Center and Cleve Carney Art Gallery, expanded upon the plans to ...
Trending ethnic hairstyles for the new year - By Vee L. Harrison - Chicago barber Andrew Martinez goes by "Dreux" behind the chair. He works at Urbane Blades, a barber shop at 948 ...
SHOWBIZ 'Handmaid,' Kristen Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Viola Davis - Margaret Atwood is currently writing a sequel to her best-selling dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale, TheWrap.com noted. Due out in ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Elton John tribute show Dec. 8 - On Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Gallery 1070 Auxillary Building, 1101 W. Granville Ave., the Edgewater Artitsts ...
MEASURE FOR MEASURE Yuletide tunes - We don't think any music director would program "Oh, Holy Night" and "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" back-to-back, ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
The Best Party of Our Lives: Stories of Gay Weddings - By Sarah Galvin $18.95; Sasquatch Books; 226 pages Your summer is filling up quickly. It starts with graduations and confirmations. ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
The Revolutionists - Playwright: Lauren M. Gunderson At: Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Tickets: Strawdog.org 773-644-1380; $35-$40. Runs through: Dec. 29 You ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
'Unicorn Ball' Dec. 15 at The Shapiro - The 2018 Unicorn Ball—Brave Space Alliance's largest annual fundraiser—will take place Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at The ...
'When Adonis Calls' through Dec. 9 at Pride Arts - Thompson Street Opera Company is collaborating with Pride Films & Plays on the production When Adonis Calls, which will run ...
3Arts announces award winners - Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization 3Arts awarded 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted grants at the 11th annual 3Arts Awards Celebration at ...
Billy Masters - "I thought the stain was going to be bigger. Y'know, it was so low. To me, it was probably he ...
Author: Billy Masters
Critics' Picks - The Safe House, City Lit Theatre at Edgewater Presbyterian Church, through Dec. 16. The occupants of the title dwelling may ...

Outlines
SAVOR Conrad's Grill; Swissotel's Santa Suite - DISH Dining Guide - Apparently, students at Michigan State University know how to party—and how to eat after one. The fast-casual restaurant Conrad's Grill ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
10 Questions by Vic: Greg Louganis - Greg Louganis is the greatest diver in history. In the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Louganis achieved gold medals ...
Author: Vic Gerami
DINING Gift drive, Theater on the Lake, 'Charlie Brown' Christmas - —Caffe Umbria, in Logan Square ( 2545 W. Armitage Ave. ) and River North ( 346 N. Clark St. ), ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
SWZLE, part of the reusable straw revolution - GIFT GUIDE EXTRA - Reusable straws have become a central focus in helping to preserve the environment—so much so that banning plastic straws was ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Pro-LGBTQ sports group looks to increase membership - Just more than four years ago, Chicago's Jake Lenz was searching for other LGBTQ individuals who worked in sports and ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
A Cradle Song, Part Eight - by Mark Zubro; Illustrated by W.S. Reed - A Cradle Song, written by Mark Zubro and illustrated by W.S. Reed, debuts in the Windy City Times as the ...
WINDY CITY TIMES HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018 Part two - Ross examination Diana Ross puts her indelible spin on holiday classics such as "The Christmas Song," "Winter Wonderland" and the ...


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