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Colorado marriage ban overturned by Federal Court - From press releases - WASHINGTON — Today U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled against Colorado's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality. In Burns v. ...
Six of airliner fatalities confirmed as AIDS researchers/activists - Six passengers aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine July 17, were confirmed as researchers headed for the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Obama signs order protecting federal employees from bias - WASHINGTON, DC—In a brief ceremony in the East Room of the White House, with a scattering of "Amens" from the ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Supreme Court grants stay in Utah marriage case - From a press release - NEW YORK — The U.S. Supreme Court has granted an emergency stay requested by Utah governor in Evans v. Utah. ...
Obama praises work of AIDS researchers killed in plane crash - President Obama on July 18 expressed the nation's regrets over the loss of numerous AIDS researchers and advocates who lost ...
Author: Matt Simonette
10th Circuit affirms marriage equality for Oklahomans - 17th consecutive federal court ruling in favor of marriage equality - From Press Releases Statement from ACLU of Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of ...
PASSAGES Elaine Stritch dies at 89 - Legendary Broadway and screen actress Elaine Stritch has died at the age of 89. Stritch, whose stage career began in ...
Florida state court rules marriage ban unconstitutional - From press releases - Equality Florida Institute (Miami, FL, July 17, 2014)—Today, a state trial court in Monroe County issued a decision striking down ...

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Florida state court rules marriage ban unconstitutional - From press releases - Equality Florida Institute (Miami, FL, July 17, 2014)—Today, a state trial court in Monroe County issued a decision striking down ...
PASSAGES Elaine Stritch dies at 89 - Legendary Broadway and screen actress Elaine Stritch has died at the age of 89. Stritch, whose stage career began in ...
AIDS researchers, activists reportedly among crash fatalities - About 100 of the 298 killed in the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine July 17 were reportedly individuals ...
Author: Matt Simonette
10th Circuit affirms marriage equality for Oklahomans - 17th consecutive federal court ruling in favor of marriage equality - From Press Releases Statement from ACLU of Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of ...
Obama praises work of AIDS researchers killed in plane crash - President Obama on July 18 expressed the nation's regrets over the loss of numerous AIDS researchers and advocates who lost ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Obama executive order to protect 34 million fed employees - President Obama will reportedly sign an executive order prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity among ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Supreme Court grants stay in Utah marriage case - From a press release - NEW YORK — The U.S. Supreme Court has granted an emergency stay requested by Utah governor in Evans v. Utah. ...
GLAAD celebrates leadership with new CEO Sarah Kate Ellis - The national LGBT-media organization GLAAD celebrated the fourth anniversary of its Chicago Leadership Council July 16 with a reception ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation - More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit ...
Author: Chuck Colbert
Chicago lesbian activist Joanne Marie Bristol dies - PASSAGES - Joanne Marie Bristol, 59, passed away peacefully on July 19, 2014 at her home in Logan Square. "She chose to ...
'Havana in Chicago' raises money for impoverished Cubans - The music of Cuba echoed onto the street in front of Sidetrack July 19. A pea-green 1951 Chevrolet Bel Air ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Youth homeless summit releases task force survey - As a followup to the Windy City Times' 2014 LGBTQ Homeless Youth Summit, organizers released an online survey to have ...
Exec order bans fed employee, contractor anti-gay bias - Groups react to signing of historic order - President Obama, after being greeted by loud cheers and a standing ovation, signed two executive orders July 21 prohibiting discrimination ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Six of airliner fatalities confirmed as AIDS researchers/activists - Six passengers aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine July 17, were confirmed as researchers headed for the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
'Live The Wage Challenge' issued to Congress: Try living it - From a press release - Washington DC — Marking five years since the last federal minimum wage increase, paycheck fairness advocates today issued the 'Live ...
President's remarks at signing executive order banning bias - From the White House Office of the Press Secretary - East Room, 10:39 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Welcome to the White House, everybody. I know I'm a little ...
LGBT youth more likely than heterosexual youth to try suicide - From a press release - LOS ANGELES— According to a new study authored by several contributing experts published in the American Journal of Public Health, ...
PASSAGES Thomas C. Senesac - Thomas C. Senesac, died July 19, 2014 after having battled stomach cancer for the last year and a half with ...
Out former cop speaks at Prime Timers Regional Gathering - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On his 21st birthday, Will Damron became the youngest cop in the history of the Oakland Police Department. "From that ...
Author: Matt Simonette and Phillip-John Puzzo
CLC observing Civil Rights Act on July 31 - The Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law ( Chicago Lawyers' Committee, or CLC ) will host its 45th ...
Bill T. Jones among Obama honorees - From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday afternoon, July 28, 2014, President Obama will award the 2013 National Medal of Arts and ...
Rob Ford says he's not anti-gay; Glee trouble in UK - World news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he not homophobic, according to CBC.ca. There is an ongoing debate over whether Ford is ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National Lesbian, Gay Journalists to meet in Chicago - The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association ( NLGJA ) will hold its national convention and 10th LGBT Media Summit ...
Hall of Fame accepting nominations - The Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its 2014 class. The deadline has been extended ...
Chicago Trans* Pride takes to the beach July 27 - On July 27, Trans Pride will celebrate the broad spectrum of transgender identity and demonstrate trans* visibility with a potluck ...
USDA makes pro-LGBT changes - The U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) has released a final rule that extends non-discrimination protections to transgender and ...
Obama's order bans anti-LGBT bias for federal, contractors - President Obama has signed an executive order prohibiting contractors who do business with the federal government from discriminating based on ...
VIEWS Hobby Lobby already affects LGBTs - Since the Supreme Court announced its decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, I've encountered many conversations in person and in ...
Author: Nicole Erin Morse
NLGJA names LGBT Journalist Hall of Famers, Excellence honorees - From press releases - Washington, D.C. — The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association ( NLGJA ) announced today the 2014 inductees into the ...
PrEP effective with few doses a week; no new dosing strategies - A report delivered at the 2014 international Conference on AIDS—simultaneously published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases July 22—said that use ...
Author: Matt Simonette
LGB parents and their kids doing despite heterosexism - From a press release - LOS ANGELES—A new report finds that despite confronting heterosexism in a variety of social contexts—including healthcare, legal and school systems—lesbian, ...
Obama signs order protecting federal employees from bias - WASHINGTON, DC—In a brief ceremony in the East Room of the White House, with a scattering of "Amens" from the ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Hundreds gather for Chicago Disability Pride - by Jonathan Jones. Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Hundreds gathered for the Chicago Disability Pride parade and festival in the Loop on July 19. This year marked the ...
Journalist Vargas detained; Lambda Legal's call - National roundup: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - U.S. Border Patrol agents detained the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-turned-activist Jose Antonio Vargas in McAllen, Texas, after he told them he ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Colorado marriage ban overturned by Federal Court - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled against Colorado's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality. In Burns v. ...

Entertainment
Knight at the Movies: And So It Goes; film notes - There is precious little in Rob Reiner's latest film—a golden-years romantic comedy titled And So It Goes—that bears any resemblance ...
The Dinner Party holds Taste of Chicago special - The Dinner Party went on the road on July 10th to Grant Park, as a special addition to the Taste ...
GLAAD's Vito Russo Test: Offensive film content from largest studios - From a press release - Los Angeles, CA, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 —GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) media advocacy ...
Billy Masters - "I know a lot of secrets about Andy. I guess the one that would most surprise people is he's a ...
Author: Billy Masters
Dustin Lance Black plane scare; Quinto movie news; NeNe vs. Wendy - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Dustin Lance Black—the openly gay screenwriter who won as Oscar for his work on the film Milk—has been hired to ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
'Sharmila' through Aug. 9 - Catharsis Productions' Me, My Mom & Sharmila—a one-woman show by Fawzia Mirza—will run at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., ...
Next Theatre facing eviction - Facing more than $76,000 in back rent, the Next Theatre Company in Evanston, Illinois, will be forced to leave its ...
Paul Oakley Stovall: no 'Qualms' about Steppenwolf show - NUNN ON ONE: THEATER - Steppenwolf Theatre Company has a brand-new show titled The Qualms, and one actor in the cast is playing for our ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
The Qualms - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Bruce Norris. At: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650; ; $20-$86. Runs through: Aug. 31 At ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
CRITICS' PICKS - Checking Boxes, About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble at Austin Town Hall, then Willye White Park, through Aug. 1. Playwright and ...
Men Should Weep - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Ena Lamont Stewart. At: Griffin Theatre Company at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 1-866-811-4111; ; $35. Runs ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
The Beverly Hillbillies: The Musical - THEATER REVIEW - Playwrights: David Rogers and Amanda Rogers; Songwriter: Gregg Opelka. At: Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana. Tickets: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Othello - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: William Shakespeare. At: Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: 773-283-7071; ; $20-$35. Runs through: Aug. 24 Shakespeare never ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Theater Spotlight: LezFest: A One Night Fling - Pride Films and Plays' upcoming Women's Words Week fundraising revue, LezFest: A One Night Fling, produced by Libby Lane and ...
Jessie Mueller makes good on Broadway - SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT - There's no doubt that when Jessie Mueller won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for the ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Chicago Theatre Week expands in 2015 - From a press release - ChChicago, July 21, 2014—Due to overwhelming success, Chicago Theatre Week is expanding in 2015. The upcoming celebration of the rich ...
Tony Tripoli tag-teams with The Cabaret Project - NUNN ON ONE: COMEDY Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Comedian Tony Tripoli is leaving L.A. behind for the Windy City this month. Reality shows have been his home with ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Hard Choices - BOOK REVIEW - by Hillary Rodham Clinton. $35; Simon & Schuster; 635 pages You may have already made up your mind. Political ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Events July 23 - Wed., July 30 - Wed., July 23 Miss Gay Illinois America Pageant Theme: Intergalactic. Closed state pageant. Apply online. Winner $3,025.00 in cash and ...
Sugar & Spice: Taxim - On his recent visit to Chicago, my wife's uncle, a former food critic and discerning Los Angeles foodie, requested that ...
Author: Meghan Streit
Dining news: RIVA's Bloody Mary bar; restaurant awards - —Navy Pier's RIVA Crab House announces a new brunch menu available every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. ( ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
ICAH art installation brings beauty, social messages - Art can please the eye and/or illuminate and educate. Youth from the Illinois Caucus on Adolescent Health ( ICAH ) ...
Author: Jason Carson Wilson
'An Evening of Magic' to benefit AFC - From the front window of Patrick Livingston's apartment, visitors can glimpse the ornate facade of the Uptown Theatre, which stands ...
Author: Phillip-John Puzzo

Outlines
John D'Emilio: Renowned professor, historian retires - Extended for on online edition of Windy City Times - In his essay "A Defense of Poetry," Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote that history was composed of "the episodes of that ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
THE AMAZON TRAIL Nancy Garden: Lesbian hero - People all over the world were heartbroken to hear of Nancy Garden's death in June. The Golden Crown Literary Society ...
Author: Lee Lynch
Chicago native takes over as president of CMSA - Michael Erwin, a Chicago native who has participated in gay sports since 2006, was named July 22 as the new ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Billie Jean King to speak at CFW annual luncheon - Activist/tennis icon Billie Jean King will be the keynote speaker at The Chicago Foundation for Women's ( CFW's ) 29th ...
Former Div. I college football player Thorson comes out - Brad Thorson and Danny Kaye were football teammates at the University of Wisconsin, both playing on the Badgers' offensive line ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Charlie Rice-Minoso: Building his own legacy locally - Charlie Rice-Minoso is an award-winning LGBT activist with a public relations past, yet it's his name that quickly catches many ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Andersonville sidewalk sale on July 25-27 - The Andersonville Summer Sidewalk Sale will take place July 25-27. Participating merchants will stretch from 5000 to 5800 N. Clark ...
Meiling Jin on growing up in China, celebrity, LGBT journalism - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - While growing up in China, Meiling Jin never imagined that she would one day live in Chicago and report on ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Pitchfork features Beck, great weather - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A drastic change in weather for Pitchfork Music Festival—which took place July 18-20—made for an enjoyable three-day party in Union ...
Clinical counselor Matthew Dempsey on gay men, body image - Body-image issues are not just a problem for women. More men ( especially those who are gay ) have been ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
Sam accepts Arthur Ashe Award at ESPYs - At the recent ESPY Awards, openly gay NFL player Michael Sam received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Following ESPN's broadcast ...


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