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COVID Illinois to partially relax restrictions May 14, may fully reopen June 11 - On May 6, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore ...
CMSA files lawsuit against ex-treasurer, alleging fraud and misappropriation - The LGBTQA local organization known as the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) filed a five-count lawsuit May 4 in the ...
COVID Report: Herd immunity unlikely to happen anytime soon - Public health experts and scientists do not believe herd immunity is attainable in the near future because of proliferating COVID-19 ...
Actress Olympia Dukakis dies at 89 - Olympia Dukakis—who won an Oscar for her supporting role in the 1987 hit Moonstruck and starred in Look Who's Talking ...

News
Refugee Coalition of East Africa calls for attention to anti-queer violence - --From a press release - On May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia will be observed worldwide, followed by many celebrations of ...
Dining Out for Life taking place May 16-22 - The annual event Dining Out for Life will take place May 16-22 throughout Chicago and Evanston. Participants dine in, order ...
COVID Illinois to partially relax restrictions May 14, may fully reopen June 11 - On May 6, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore ...
NU faculty 'alarmed' by hiring of new athletic director - Northwestern University has hired Mike Polisky as its newest athletic director—a move considered controversial by the school's alumni and campus ...
Utah Supreme Court upholds transgender rights - --From a press release - Salt Lake City — On Thursday, May 6, the Utah Supreme Court ruled today In Re Gray and Rice (20170046) ...
The National Black Justice Coalition mourns death of Mikayla Miller - --From a press release - MASSACHUSETTS — The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns the loss of Mikayla Miller, a Black 16-year-old girl and member ...
ART Terra Foundation awards $2.5M for permanent collection projects - The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural ...
Home of LGBTQ pioneers Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin first San Francisco lesbian history landmark - --From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO — On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Supervisor ...
Chicago Auto Show to return to McCormick Place in July - On May 4, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined elected officials, tourism backers and labor ...
Northalsted plans to hold Market Days Aug. 6-8 - The Northalsted Business Alliance plans to host Market Days August 6-8, adding a Friday night edition, the first in its ...
National Black Justice Coalition honors the life of Monica Roberts - --From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the life and accomplishments of Monica Roberts, a revered ...
CMSA files lawsuit against ex-treasurer, alleging fraud and misappropriation - The LGBTQA local organization known as the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) filed a five-count lawsuit May 4 in the ...
One-third of LGBTQ college students had housing disruption during COVID-19 pandemic - --From a press release - A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law conducted in collaboration with the Point Foundation, the ...
Chicago Public Schools CEO stepping down - On May 4, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Janice Jackson announced that she's leaving her post at the end of ...
Registrations now open for 30th annual AIDS Run & Walk Chicago 2021 - --From a press release - Now in its 30th year, the AIDS Run & Walk Chicago returns October 2 to help create equity and justice ...
BOOKS Lambda Literary Awards to take place June 1 - The 33rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards—which celebrates LGBTQ+ books and authors—will take place Tuesday, June 1, 6-8 p.m. Typically held ...
COVID Report: Herd immunity unlikely to happen anytime soon - Public health experts and scientists do not believe herd immunity is attainable in the near future because of proliferating COVID-19 ...
POLITICS U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos to step down - U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Illinois) announced she would retire from Congress after this term, Politico reported. Bustos had stepped down ...
WORLD Caribbean group, hate crime, 'Queen of the Pacific,' volcano wedding - A Caribbean advocacy group launched a fund to help LGBTQ people who have been impacted by the eruption of a ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Black trans candidate, travel case, trans death, CEO fired - RuPaul's Drag Race alum Honey Mahogany—who currently holds a vice-chair seat in her local County Central Committee—announced that she will ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Actress Olympia Dukakis dies at 89 - Olympia Dukakis—who won an Oscar for her supporting role in the 1987 hit Moonstruck and starred in Look Who's Talking ...
Coalition of aldermen announces Chicago City Council's Democratic Socialist Caucus - Chicago, Illinois (May 1, 2021) — Today, five aldermen announced the formal creation of the Democratic Socialist Caucus of the ...
Warrant issued for Joliet teacher accused of inappropriate communication with teen boy [UPDATE] - Joliet police issued an arrest warrant for a former Catholic school teacher accused of inappropriately communicating with a teenage boy, ...

Entertainment
Mackenzie Lansing lands juicy role on 'Mare of Easttown' - Mackenzie Lansing is an out and proud performer who is currently on the rise. She's part of the cast a ...
SHOWBIZ 'Master of None,' children's book, Kristen Stewart, expectant couple - Master of None is coming back—but this time, the series will focus on Lena Waithe's character, Denise, out.com noted. Master ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
THEATER Artistic Director Anna Shapiro leaving Steppenwolf post - Anna D. Shapiro—the artistic director of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company since 2015—will leave her post when her contract expires in ...
1971: The Chicago Daughters of Bilitis - Excerpt from Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life - An excerpt from Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life, a new book by St Sukie de la Croix. ...
Author: Sukie de la Croix
Vintage House show honoring Chicago House Music with DJ Lori Branch May 5 - --From a press release - Chicago, IL. May 3, 2021. Paving the way for every DJ behind her, DJ Lori Branch is continuously receiving flowers ...
Jeannie Tanner show at City Winery on May 20 - On Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m., City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St., will host the first in-person performance ...
DANCE Hubbard Street's 'Half of Us' debuting May 20 - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's (HSDC) 43rd season will be completed with the virtual world premiere of new work by choreographer/director ...
Heather Headley to headline Goodman Theatre's May 22 virtual gala - Goodman Theatre announced that Tony-winning Broadway actor and Grammy Award-winning singer Heather Headley will headline the company's "Together Center Stage" ...
DePaul Art Museum to reopen May 14 - With COVID-19 safety precautions in place, DePaul Art Museum will reopen to in-person viewing Friday, May 14. A pair of ...
Old Town Art Fair returns June 12, 13, pre-registration opens Saturday - --From a press release - Chicago, IL — The Old Town Art Fair (OTAF) and its sponsoring organization, the Old Town Triangle Association (OTTA) celebrated ...
Art on theMART to project Obamas, Frida Kahlo - In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART today announced two major new additions ...
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce Chicago summer events - --From a press release - CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Choose Chicago, and Chicago's cultural ...
Cast announced for May 18 virtual reading of JEFFREY - --From a press release - CHICAGO — PrideArts today announced the full cast for its upcoming reading of Paul Rudnick's comedy JEFFREY. David Belew, founder ...
Ravinia Festival announces 2021 summer programming - --From a press release - HIGHLAND PARK, IL — The Ravinia Festival, under the direction of its new President and CEO Jeffrey P. Haydon, announced ...
ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn - The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will ...

Outlines
Five Worth Finding: Skydeck, a great Italian dinner and more - —Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower (TheSkydeck.com): The famed Skydeck Chicago, 103 stories up at Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) has ...
Chicago Red Stars announce expanded ownership group - --From a press release - HICAGO (May 4, 2021) — The Chicago Red Stars are thrilled to announce the second group of individuals who have ...
Jonathan Ned Katz talks new book, LGBTQ history, state of the world - Author, historian and activist Jonathan Ned Katz will come out with a new book, The Daring Life and Dangerous Times ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Chicago Red Stars announce schedule - --From a press release - Chicago, Ill. (May 7, 2021) — The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the broadcast schedule for the upcoming ...


 

 



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