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Kris-Mayes-shatters-lavender-ceiling-first-LGBTQ-person-elected-Arizona-Attorney-General

  Kris Mayes shatters lavender ceiling; first LGBTQ person elected Arizona Attorney General

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Kris Mayes won the election for Arizona Attorney General. With this historic win, she is now the first out LGBTQ Attorney General in Arizona history. Mayor Annise Parker, ...


 
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  NATIONAL Political results, communicable-disease law, Urvashi Vaid

Sharice Davids won the election for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. In 2018, she made history when she became the first out LGBTQ+ person elected to Congress from Kansas and one of the first two Native American women ever ...


 
US-womens-soccer-makes-history-after-loss-to-Germany

  U.S. women's soccer makes history after loss to Germany

The United States women's soccer team lost again, falling 2-1 to Germany on Nov. 10 at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. According to The Guardian, it's the U.S. team's first three-game skid since 1993 ...


 
Erick-Russell-shatters-lavender-ceiling-first-Black-LGBTQ-person-elected-to-statewide-position-in-US-history

  Erick Russell shatters lavender ceiling; first Black LGBTQ person elected to statewide position in U.S. history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Erick Russell won the election for Connecticut state Treasurer. With this victory, he is now the first Black out LGBTQ person ever elected to statewide office in U.S. ...


 
HISTORY-MADE-Oregons-Tina-Kotek-one-of-first-lesbian-governors-in-US-history-

  HISTORY MADE: Oregon's Tina Kotek one of first lesbian governors in U.S history

-- From a press release

SALEM — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, hailed the victory of HRC-endorsed Tina Kotek in her bid to become the governo ...


 
History-made-More-LGBTQ-people-elected-to-congress-than-ever-before

  History made: More LGBTQ+ people elected to congress than ever before

-- From an HRC press release

Washington, DC — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — hailed the victory of at least ...


 
Maura-Healey-shatters-lavender-ceiling-in-Massachusetts-no-US-state-had-elected-a-lesbian-governor

  Maura Healey shatters lavender ceiling in Massachusetts; no U.S. state had elected a lesbian governor

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Maura Healey won the Massachusetts gubernatorial race — becoming the first out LGBTQ governor of Massachusetts and one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. history. Tina ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-holds-special-screening-panel-discussion

  Chicago History Museum holds special screening, panel discussion

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum presented a special screening of the Youtube Originals series Supreme Models: The Documentary and a panel with an array of A-list fashion industry panelists. Among the participants were ...


 
Ginsburg-Morrison-womens-soccer-to-be-honored-with-stamps

  Ginsburg, Morrison, women's soccer to be honored with stamps

The U.S. Postal Service announced that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the late author Toni Morrison (Beloved; The Bluest Eye) will be honored with new postage stamps next year. The sport of ...


 
Illinois-Treasurer-Michael-Frerichs-honors-LGBTQIA-leaders-and-celebrates-LGBTQIA-History-Month

  Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs honors LGBTQIA+ leaders and celebrates LGBTQIA+ History Month

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — On Oct. 21, Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs hosted a celebration to commemorate LGBTQIA+ History Month at the state government building at 555 W. Monroe St. The event was an opportunity to reflect on ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-bell-hooks-A-voice-of-love-activism-and-intersectionality

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH bell hooks: A voice of love, activism and intersectionality

When bell hooks died on Dec. 15, 2021, it was a gut punch. There was no time when bell hooks' extraordinary writing and feminist and lesbian theorizing was not part of the queer community. There was ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Podcast-sheds-light-on-forgotten-murders-of-gay-men-in-Montreal-

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Podcast sheds light on forgotten murders of gay men in Montreal

When people ask about or Google the murders of gay men in Montreal in the '90s, it all leads to the podcast "The Village: The Montreal Murders." LGBTQ+-rights advocates encouraged me to listen to the podcast. ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-to-host-Supreme-Models-screening-Nov-4

  Chicago History Museum to host 'Supreme Models' screening Nov. 4

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will host the official Midwest screening of Supreme Models and an exclusive in-person celebration on Friday, Nov. 4, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark ...


 
Gerber-Hart-Library-and-Archives-holds-Unboxing-Queer-History-LIVE-fall-benefit

  Gerber/Hart Library and Archives holds 'Unboxing Queer History LIVE' fall benefit

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart) held its fall benefit, "Unboxing Queer History LIVE!," on Oct. 15 at Gerber/Hart to raise funds in support of the library's mission to preserve LGBTQ+ history in Chicago and the Midwest. ...


 
Legacy-Walk-marks-10th-anniversary-with-newest-dedications-Hart-Sarria-and-Sotomayor

  Legacy Walk marks 10th anniversary with newest dedications: Hart, Sarria and Sotomayor

On the afternoon of Oct. 15, the Legacy Project celebrated its 10th anniversary with the dedication of three new bronze memorials along Chicago's Legacy Walk. The Legacy Walk, which runs along Halsted Street between Addison and ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Putting-an-end-to-the-myths-of-Stonewall

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Putting an end to the myths of Stonewall

For years, people have debated what actually happened that night in June 1969 when Stonewall was raided and a new, more militant struggle for equality was born. Due to the debates, and insistence of some to ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Dave-Kopay-shocked-the-sports-world-in-1975

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Dave Kopay shocked the sports world in 1975

When the NFL's 2022 season began, just one player, Carl Nassib, identified openly as gay. An outside linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Nassib came out in a video posted to his Instagram account in June ...


 
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  BOOKS 'Last Call Chicago' release party held at Sidetrack

On Oct. 12, co-authors Rick Karlin and St. Sukie de la Croix held a book-release party for their book, Last Call Chicago: A History of 1,001 LGBTQ-Friendly Taverns, Haunts & Hangouts. Last Call Chicago is a ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-2022-induction-ceremony-honors-activists-artists-community-organizations

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2022 induction ceremony honors activists, artists, community organizations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals, three organizations and three "Friends of the Community" (allies) at an Oct. 11 ceremony hosted by The Chicago History Museum. Founded in 1991, it's the only city-sanctioned ...


 
Chicago-Womens-History-Center-celebrates-50-years-of-documenting-womens-lives

  Chicago Women's History Center celebrates 50 years of documenting women's lives

-- From a press release

Over the past 50 years, the Chicago Women's History Center has researched, written and shared valuable information about women in Chicago who have made a difference to the city and beyond. To celebrate 50 years of ...


 
Black-Public-Media-launches-gender-affirming-doc-series-during-LGBT-History-Month

  Black Public Media launches gender affirming doc series during LGBT History Month

-- From a press release

NEW YORK (October 5, 2022) — Black Public Media (BPM) is going beyond the gender binary and weighing in on the pronoun debate with a short film series — part of its latest BE HEARD! social ...


 
OutHistory-reveals-discovery-in-LGBTQ-history-identity-of-pioneering-LGBTQ-author-Jennie-June

  OutHistory reveals discovery in LGBTQ+ history: identity of pioneering LGBTQ+ author Jennie June

-- From a press release

New York, NY—Oct. 10, 2022—In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month, the website OutHistory announced a groundbreaking discovery: the probable identity of Jennie June, the pioneering LGBTQ+ author who bravely defended ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Urvashi-Vaid-A-Voice-for-Liberation-and-Justice

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Urvashi Vaid: A Voice for Liberation and Justice

When Urvashi Vaid died at 63 in May 2022 after a valiant fight with breast cancer, thousands of LGBTQ+ people who had been touched by her decades of activism mourned her passing. Over a half-century of ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-San-Francisco-Public-Library-digitizes-LGBTQ-archives-including-Harvey-Milk-holdings

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH San Francisco Public Library digitizes LGBTQ+ archives, including Harvey Milk holdings

LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH

Shot with black-and-white film, two small children stand outside in a San Francisco public plaza draped in protest signs. One reads, "We're Proud, Not Stigmatized." The other declares, "We Love Our Gay Parents." In the right ...


 
Congressman-proposes-national-LGBTQ-museum-

  Congressman proposes national LGBTQ+ museum

Recently, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin)—a co-chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus—introduced two measures to begin the process of creating a National Museum of American LGBTQ+ History and Culture. ...


 
BOOKS-Events-related-to-Last-Call-Chicago-on-Oct-10-and-12

  BOOKS Events related to 'Last Call Chicago' on Oct. 10 and 12

Last Call Chicago: A History of 1,001 LGBTQ-Friendly Taverns, Haunts & Hangouts is a historical account of LGBTQ+ venues in the Windy City. The book's authors, Rick Karlin and St. Sukie de la Croix, are journalists ...


 
MOVIES-Bros-stumbles-at-box-office

  MOVIES 'Bros' stumbles at box office

The Billy Eichner/Luke Macfarlane same-sex romantic-comedy film Bros made history with its LGBTQ+ cast being in a big-budget movie—but, unfortunately, it fizzled at the box office. The Paramount horror movie Smile debuted to a sizzling $22 ...


 
UpRising-Bakery-hosts-LGBTQ-history-event-protesters-still-a-constant

  UpRising Bakery hosts LGBTQ+ history event; protesters still a constant

A handful of anti-LGBTQ+ protesters regularly stand outside the mall that houses UpRising Bakery and Cafe in Northwest suburban Lake in the Hills. That was the case again Oct. 1, the start of LGBTQ+ History Month, ...


 
NATIONAL-Gay-political-contest-trans-man-killed-Kansas-Pride-researcher-dies

  NATIONAL Gay political contest, trans man killed, Kansas Pride, researcher dies

In New York, two gay candidates, Democrat Robert Zimmerman and Republican George Santos, are running to fill the seat vacated by Democrat Tom Suozzi in New York's 3rd Congressional District—marking the first time in U.S. history ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-MONTH-Memory-Book-details-history-of-1970s-era-LGBTQ-attorneys-in-US

  LGBT HISTORY MONTH 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ+ attorneys in U.S.

Stephen Lachs remembers the 1970s as being a particularly wonderful era in the history of the LGBTQ+-liberation movement. Lachs, 83, was the first out LGBTQ+ person appointed to a judgeship in the United States. Tapped by ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-MONTH-Archives-for-ALL-yall

  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Archives for ALL, y'all!

The contributions of LGBTQ people toward the betterment of the world cannot be underestimated and the world is a better place when LGBTQ people are allowed to flourish. From government and warfare to engineering and science ...


 
Gerber-Hart-fall-benefit-on-Oct-15

  Gerber/Hart fall benefit on Oct. 15

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will hold its fall benefit on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. "Unboxing Queer History LIVE!" will be an in-person event to celebrate and support its mission to ...


 
National-AIDS-Memorial-releases-The-Black-Community-AIDS

  National AIDS Memorial releases 'The Black Community & AIDS'

The National AIDS Memorial has released its latest mini-documentary, "The Black Community & AIDS," the seventh film in its oral history project. "The Black Community & AIDS" chronicles the personal stories of nearly two dozen survivors ...


 
Out-comic-writer-Sam-Jay-talks-career-ahead-of-Wicker-Park-performance

  Out comic/writer Sam Jay talks career ahead of Wicker Park performance

Stand-up comic and Emmy-nominated writer Sam Jay will be performing at The Den Theatre, located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, on Sept. 23-24. The first Black lesbian writer in Saturday Night Live's history, Jay is a ...


 
Human-Rights-Campaign-makes-history-with-new-president-

  Human Rights Campaign makes history with new president

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) announced that Kelley Robinson (she/her) will become the organization's ninth president—and the first Black, queer woman to lead the ...


 
Phantom-of-the-Opera-closing-on-Broadway-after-35-years

  'Phantom of the Opera' closing on Broadway after 35 years

After more than three decades, The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, is closing. A representative verified that the play's final performance will be on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023. It will have ...


 
ART-Jonathan-D-Katz-previews-his-upcoming-First-Homosexuals-exhibit

  ART Jonathan D. Katz previews his upcoming 'First Homosexuals' exhibit

Activist, art historian, educator and writer Jonathan D. Katz's new exhibit, "The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930," will be available to see at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., on Fridays and ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-to-present-awards-at-Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-induction-ceremony

  Mayor Lightfoot to present awards at Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony

-- From a press release

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to present awards to 14 individuals and organizations being inducted into The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame on Oct. 11, at 6 p.m, at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. ...


 
IHSA-to-make-history-when-two-Black-women-football-coaches-face-off

  IHSA to make history when two Black women football coaches face off

When DuSable and Fenger high schools face off on the football field on Thursday, Sept. 15, the game will make IHSA (Illinois High School Association) history. Fenger's Jouscelyn Mayfield and DuSable's Konesha Rhea will be the ...


 
HBO-documentary-about-Dustin-Lance-Black-to-debut-Oct-18

  HBO documentary about Dustin Lance Black to debut Oct. 18

The HBO documentary Mama's Boy, directed by Laurent Bouzereau (HBO's Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind), will debut Tuesday, Oct. 18, during LGBTQ History Month. The film will debut on HBO and be available to stream on ...


 
The-National-Hellenic-Museum-to-exhibit-Chicago-Street-Photography-Cloth-and-Light

  The National Hellenic Museum to exhibit 'Chicago Street Photography,' 'Cloth and Light'

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 8, 2022)—The National Hellenic Museum (NHM)—a Greektown museum dedicated to sharing Greek history, art, culture and the Greek American story—announced two additional exhibitions as part of its grand ...


 
THEATER-Paramount-to-run-BULL-a-love-story-

  THEATER Paramount to run 'BULL: a love story'

Aurora's Paramount Theatre will run BULL: a love story on Oct. 5-Nov. 20. Bull will be the first suburban production in Destinos Festival history. Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater Festival is an annual, city-wide event produced ...


 
Miami-Dade-school-board-rejects-LGBTQ-History-Month-over-Dont-Say-Gay-fears

  Miami-Dade school board rejects LGBTQ History Month over 'Don't Say Gay' fears

On Sept. 7, the Miami-Dade School Board struck down a proposal that would have recognized October as "LGBTQ History Month" out of concern that it would violate the state's Parental Rights in Education law, known by ...


 
Maura-Healey-on-track-to-become-one-of-first-lesbian-governors-in-history

  Maura Healey on track to become one of first lesbian governors in history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Maura Healey earned the Democratic nomination in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race. She is now on track to become one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. ...


 
WCT-co-founder-Tracy-Baim-to-host-LGBTQ-history-event-at-UpRising

  WCT co-founder Tracy Baim to host LGBTQ+ history event at UpRising

Windy City Times co-founder and Chicago Reader publisher Tracy Baim will host "Chicago's LGBTQ Past, Present and Future; A Special October LGBTQ History Month Program" on Saturday, Oct. 1, 1-3 p.m., at UpRising Bakery and Cafe ...


 
Newberry-Library-hosts-Bughouse-Square-A-History-in-Song-and-Story

  Newberry Library hosts 'Bughouse Square: A History in Song and Story'

Newberry Library (the Newberry) hosted an interactive, family-friendly event, "Bughouse Square: A History in Song and Story," on Aug. 27 in Washington Square Park, located directly in front of the library. The event featured actor Alma ...


 
The-Legacy-Project-hosting-two-major-events-in-October

  The Legacy Project hosting two major events in October

The Legacy Project will host major events in October. On Saturday, Oct. 15, 1-5 p.m., the organization will host the "Legacy Walk 10th Anniversary" event—a free public induction of three individuals to its Legacy Walk that's ...


 
NYC-Black-Pride-to-mark-25th-anniversary-with-events

  NYC Black Pride to mark 25th anniversary with events

New York City Black Pride is returning this month—and celebrating its 25th anniversary—with a days-long slate of engaging events, including an awards ceremony, discussions and other activities, according to Gay ...


 
Ketanji-Brown-Jackson-becomes-first-Black-woman-on-US-Supreme-Court

  Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court

On June 30, Ketanji Brown Jackson marked a milestone in U.S. representation when she was sworn in as the first Black woman in history to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. She also becomes only the ...


 
Pride-Live-hosts-NYC-center-groundbreaking-Stonewall-Day-

  Pride Live hosts NYC center groundbreaking, 'Stonewall Day'

On June 24, Pride Live held an official groundbreaking ceremony for the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center (SNMVC), which is the first LGBTQ+ visitor center within the National Park System. Slated to open on June 28, ...


 
General-Hospital-Kelly-Clarkson-among-Daytime-Emmy-winners

  'General Hospital,' Kelly Clarkson among Daytime Emmy winners

ABC's General Hospital—already the winningest sudser in daytime history—was named Outstanding Daytime Drama on June 24 while The Kelly Clarkson Show took home the prize for Outstanding Talk Show at the 49th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. ...


 
Out-at-CHM-Panelists-discuss-HIV-AIDS-continued-impact-on-dance-community

  Out at CHM: Panelists discuss HIV/AIDS' continued impact on dance community

The Chicago History Museum (CHM) hosted a June 23 panel with doctors and dancers who shared their experiences with the HIV/AIDS epidemic as well as ideas for continuing to address the disease today. Following the discussion, ...


 
Parker-makes-history-in-Sky-victory-Cubs-White-Sox-lose

  Parker makes history in Sky victory; Cubs, White Sox lose

On June 23, Chicago Sky player Candace Parker made history as the first WNBA player with three career triple-doubles in Chicago's (12-5) 82-59 win over the Los Angeles Sparks (6-10) at crypto.com Arena. An audience of ...


 
Photos-of-Chicagos-Daniel-Sotomayor-included-in-new-Smithsonian-exhibit

  Photos of Chicago's Daniel Sotomayor included in new Smithsonian exhibit

The Smithsonian's first gallery dedicated to Latino history and culture has opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of American History, NBC News noted. Billed as a precursor to a national Latino museum ...


 
Stonewall-National-Monument-Visitor-Center-to-open-reuniting-historic-Stonewall-Inn-

  Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center to open, reuniting historic Stonewall Inn

-- From a press release

New York, NY, June 21, 2022 — Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ+ community, today announced plans to open the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center (SNMVC). Set to be the ...


 
WORLD-Pride-events-Darren-Hayes-Virgin-Mary-poster-LGBTQ-Scotland

  WORLD Pride events, Darren Hayes, Virgin Mary poster, LGBTQ+ Scotland

A celebratory march made its way through the Thailand capital of Bangkok—the first of its kind in almost 16 years, DW.com reported. The "Naruemit Pride 2022" event, using the Thai word for "creation," was the result ...


 
Out-at-CHMs-Dancing-for-Life-to-take-place-June-23

  Out at CHM's 'Dancing for Life' to take place June 23

The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., is continuing its Out at CHM series with "Dancing for Life: Moving through HIV/AIDS" on Thursday, June 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m. In honor of Chicago designating 2022 as the ...


 
Critically-acclaimed-Queer-Serial-History-Podcast-continues-new-series-into-Pride-Month

  Critically acclaimed Queer Serial History Podcast continues new series into Pride Month

-- From a press release

In Queer Serial's radio drama style, NLGJA award-winning producer Devlyn Camp is bringing gay history to life with news & gay radio shows from the archives, unheard interviews between historian Will Roscoe & Supervisor Harry Britt, ...


 
Vandersloot-makes-history-in-Sky-win-Cubs-White-Sox-lose-NU-softball-

  Vandersloot makes history in Sky win; Cubs, White Sox lose; NU softball

In WNBA action, the Chicago Sky (6-3) defeated the Atlanta Dream (6-4) 73-65 on June 3 in College Park, Georgia. The Sky are still undefeated (4-0) in Commissioner's Cup games. Courtney Vandersloot passed Allie Quigley to ...


 
Probable-monkeypox-case-confirmed-in-Chicago

  Probable monkeypox case confirmed in Chicago

On June 2, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced a single presumptive monkeypox case in an adult male Chicago resident with recent travel history to Europe, per ...


 
Imperial-Court-Task-Force-to-add-five-icons-to-Wall-of-Honor-at-the-Stonewall-Inn-on-June-23-

  Imperial Court, Task Force to add five icons to 'Wall of Honor' at the Stonewall Inn on June 23

-- From a press release

NEW YORK, NY, JUNE 1, 2022—On Thursday, June 23, five LGBTQ icons will be added to the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. The honor wall was inaugurated in ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Laverne-Cox-PBS-special-Ricky-Martin-queer-books-authors

  SHOWBIZ Laverne Cox, PBS special, Ricky Martin, queer books/authors

Nouveau Productions and PBS announced a new collaboration for Pride Month, per a press release. The special True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs will offer a unique look at the history of the LGBTQ+ community ...


 
Chicago-Bears-release-schedule-Yankees-pound-White-Sox

  Chicago Bears release schedule; Yankees pound White Sox

After alternating home and road games throughout the entire 2021 season for the first time in franchise history, the Chicago Bears have a more conventional schedule in 2022, according to a press release. It features three ...


 
Plaque-unveiled-in-NYC-to-honor-headquarters-of-NAACP-other-progressive-groups

  Plaque unveiled in NYC to honor headquarters of NAACP, other progressive groups

On May 11, Village Preservation and The New School were joined by historians David Levering Lewis, Amy Aronson, Brian McGrath and Stephen Brier for the unveiling of a plaque marking 70 Fifth Ave. as the historic ...


 
LGBT-Milwalkee-project-earns-first-round-of-funding

  'LGBT Milwalkee' project earns first round of funding

-- From a press release. LGBT Milwaukee history video below

Milwaukee, WI. - Thanks to generous financial support, the LGBT MILWALKEE project has achieved its first round of fundraising goals and will launch a local walking tour app on Thursday, June 1. "To date, we've received ...


 
MUSIC-Madonna-curating-releasing-dance-music-compilation-Finally-Enough-Love

  MUSIC Madonna curating, releasing dance-music compilation 'Finally Enough Love'

Madonna made history once again when she topped the Dance Club Songs chart for the 50th time, making her the first and only recording artist to have 50 number-one hits on any Billboard chart. To celebrate ...


 
Wisconsin-LGBTQ-History-Project-showcases-History-of-Milwaukee-Drag-starting-June-27

  Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project showcases 'History of Milwaukee Drag' starting June 27

-- From a press release

Milwaukee, WI. - A History of Milwaukee Drag: Seven Generations of Glamour, by local historians Michail Takach and BJ Daniels, will be released Monday, June 27 by The History Press. For nearly 150 years, Milwaukee has ...


 
ONE-Archives-running-exhibit-of-vintage-LGBTQ-activist-posters

  ONE Archives running exhibit of vintage LGBTQ+ activist posters

Los Angeles-based ONE Archives Foundation announced "Days of Rage, a web-based multimedia exhibit featuring newly digitized LGBTQ+ activist posters from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries. The exhibit, which has launched ...


 
FILM-TV-New-Drag-Race-All-Stars-to-only-feature-previous-winners

  FILM/TV New 'Drag Race All Stars' to only feature previous winners

In a watershed moment in "RuPaul's Drag Race" history (or herstory), all eight returning queens on season seven of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars have won previous seasons of "Drag Race" or "All Stars," Variety noted. ...


 
News-coverage-of-trans-athletes-reflects-partisan-biases-data-show

  News coverage of trans athletes reflects partisan biases, data show

-- From a press release

WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA — News coverage of transgender athletes, including the history-making NCAA Division I champion swimmer Lia Thomas, often reflected the ideological biases of news outlets, which presented readers ...


 
FILM-TV-Janora-McDuffie-Black-queer-actress-set-to-make-Oscars-history-as-announcer

  FILM/TV Janora McDuffie: Black queer actress set to make Oscars history as announcer

Janora McDuffie has accomplished many things during her career, including being on many TV series, including Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Veronica Mars, Firefly and New Girl. However, on Sunday, March 27, the queer actress will be ...


 
Groups-condemn-attacks-on-Womens-History-Month-Program

  Groups condemn attacks on Women's History Month Program

-- From a press release

White supremacists broke into a virtual Women's History Month program presented by the Racial Justice Coalition of West Central Illinois and Democratic Women of McDonough County IL last weekend. Prior to the start of recording and ...


 
Pride-Journey-Iceland

  Pride Journey: Iceland

The only way to describe Iceland is ... magical. It truly is. Iceland is like no other place I've visited in the world. It's topography, climate, people, culture, history, and nightlife blended together make Iceland a ...


 
NATIONAL-Mayor-makes-history-LGBTQ-Latinx-demo-fashion-show-NC-law

  NATIONAL Mayor makes history, LGBTQ+ Latinx demo, fashion show, N.C. law

In Florida, Boynton Beach elected its first out LGBTQ mayor—as well as the first Asian-American mayor in the state's history, LGBTQ Nation noted. Ty Penserga not only won the election, but he beat a homophobe who ...


 
Trans-collegiate-swimmer-makes-history-and-courts-controversy

  Trans collegiate swimmer makes history--and courts controversy

Lia Thomas, a transgender woman, has made history by becoming a national champion. Thomas, who attends the University of Pennsylvania, finished the 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 33.24 seconds on March 17 to become the first ...


 






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