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Rapinoe-Biles-among-Medal-of-Freedom-honorees

  Rapinoe, Biles among Medal of Freedom honorees

Out lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe and famed gymnast Simone Biles are among 17 people who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Joe Biden, media outlets noted. Some of the other honorees include ...


 
LPAC-endorses-Chicago-Mayor-Lori-Lightfoot-for-re-election

  LPAC endorses Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for re-election

-- From a press release

LPWashington, DC — LPAC, the national political organization dedicated to electing more LGBTQ women to public office, announced today it has endorsed Lori Lightfoot as she seeks re-election as Mayor of Chicago. LPAC is committed to ...


 
The-group-Stud-4-Life-celebrates-Pride

  The group Stud 4 Life celebrates Pride

Local social club Stud 4 Life celebrated Pride on Chicago's South Side. On June 25, members held their Saturday Car Parade. A celebration followed at the Wild Blossom Winery, 9030 S. Hermitage Ave. Wanda B. started ...


 
HRC-on-how-the-end-of-Roe-v-Wade-impacts-the-LGBTQ-community-

  HRC on how the end of Roe v. Wade impacts the LGBTQ+ community

-- From a press release. Video below.

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in light of the dangerous Supreme Court decision in Dobbs ...


 
Russian-trial-for-Brittney-Griner-to-begin-July-1

  Russian trial for Brittney Griner to begin July 1

More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for alleged cannabis possession, a Russian court has set the start date for the trial of U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for Friday, July ...


 
Back-Lot-Bash-attendees-party-during-Pride-weekend-in-Chicago

  Back Lot Bash attendees party during Pride weekend in Chicago

The inclusive music fest known as the Back Lot Bash took place June 25-26 at 5238 N. Clark St., in Andersonville. Back Lot Bash started in 2004 in response to the lack of women's events and the limited presence of ...


 
US-House-passes-resolution-urging-Griners-release-

  U.S. House passes resolution urging Griner's release

The U.S. House passed a bipartisan resolution calling on the Russian government to immediately release WNBA star Brittney Griner, CNN reported. "Not a day goes by that we aren't thinking of Brittney and working to get ...


 
How-Coming-Out-in-the-1970s-Helped-Me-Make-Brave-Life-changing-Decisions

  How Coming Out in the 1970s Helped Me Make Brave, Life-changing Decisions

By Edith Forbes, author of Tracking A Shadow: My Lived Experiment With MS

As a child growing up in Wyoming in the 1960's, I did not know any actual person who was gay. I knew exactly one fact about gay people, a fact universally accepted but never talked about: Gay people were strange. Even ...


 
Maggie-Trevor-among-latest-group-of-Victory-Fund-endorsed-candidates

  Maggie Trevor among latest group of Victory Fund-endorsed candidates

Cook County Board of Commissioners candidate Maggie Trevor is included in the most recent group of political incumbents and candidates with the backing of LGBTQ Victory Fund. LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed 23 more out LGBTQ candidates, ...


 
ELECTIONS-2022-Activist-Rick-Garcia-talks-about-MWRD-race

  ELECTIONS 2022 Activist Rick Garcia talks about MWRD race

Longtime LGBTQ+-rights activist Rick Garcia is among those who entered the June 28 primary to win a seat on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District's (MWRD) board of commissioners. Longtime Commissioner Debra Shore, who is a lesbian, ...


 
HRC-report-Wage-for-LGBTQ-women-is-79-cents-to-the-average-mans-dollar

  HRC report: Wage for LGBTQ+ women is 79 cents to the average man's dollar

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, released new data outlining ...


 
Back-Lot-Bash-taking-place-June-25-26

  Back Lot Bash taking place June 25-26

The inclusive music fest known as the Back Lot Bash will take place June 25-26 at 5238 N. Clark St., in Andersonville. Back Lot Bash started in 2004 in response to the lack of women's events and the limited presence of ...


 
Clela-Rorex-first-County-Clerk-to-issue-same-sex-marriage-licences-has-died

  Clela Rorex, first County Clerk to issue same-sex marriage licences, has died

-- From a press release

BOULDER, CO - Out Boulder County and the family of Clela Rorex are saddened to announce the death of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer pioneering ally, Clela Rorex. On March 27,1975 Clela issued the first ...


 
ELECTIONS-Guide-to-the-LGBTQs

  ELECTIONS Guide to the LGBTQ+s

This year's primary elections—taking place Tuesday, June 28, although people can vote now—will feature many openly LGBTQ+ candidates throughout Illinois. (However, one notable name will be missing as longtime state ...


 
WNBA-player-and-lesbian-icon-Sue-Bird-to-retire

  WNBA player and lesbian icon Sue Bird to retire

WNBA legend Sue Bird, who's with the Seattle Storm, will retire after this season, NPR noted. "I've decided this will be my final year," Bird said in a post on her Instagram and Twitter accounts. "I ...


 
34th-annual-Lambda-Literary-award-winners-announced

  34th annual Lambda Literary award winners announced

-- From a press release

New York, NY, June 11, 2022 — Lambda Literary, the nation's premier LGBTQ literary organization, announced the winners of the 34th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the "Lammys") at a live virtual award ceremony hosted by ...


 
Rebel-Wilson-comes-out-as-LGBTQ-91UPDATE93

  Rebel Wilson comes out as LGBTQ+ [UPDATE]

It's fitting that, during Pride Month, actress Rebel Wilson has seemingly come out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. On June 9, Wilson shared an Instagram post beside her new love, with the caption: "I ...


 
BOOKS-Artist-Sam-Kirk-talks-The-Meaning-of-Pride-

  BOOKS Artist Sam Kirk talks 'The Meaning of Pride'

In the children's book The Meaning of Pride, Rosiee Thor pens an ode to LGBTQ+ culture and identity by celebrating the beauty, significance and many dimensions of the concept of Pride—and showing that the word can ...


 
Lightfoot-officially-announces-re-election-bid

  Lightfoot officially announces re-election bid

On June 7, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot confirmed rumors and officially announced her re-election bid. In an open announcement, she said, "Since I was sworn into office three years ago, I've led our city through a ...


 
NATIONAL-Mysterious-death-Tennesee-law-lesbians-of-color-Guam

  NATIONAL Mysterious death, Tennesee law, lesbians of color, Guam

Gay bilingual mental-health counselor Julio Ramirez died in April after he fell unconscious in a taxi following a night out at gay bars in Hell's Kitchen—and then his bank accounts were allegedly drained days later, leaving ...


 
HRC-Showtime-launch-third-year-of-QUEER-TO-STAY-an-LGBTQ-small-business-initiative

  HRC, Showtime launch third year of QUEER TO STAY, an LGBTQ+ small business initiative

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, and SHOWTIME announced the third consecutive year of "QUEER ...


 
Theater-Wit-to-run-Hurricane-Diane-starting-June-17-

  Theater Wit to run 'Hurricane Diane' starting June 17

Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., will run Hurricane Diane on June 17-July 31. Hurricane Diane is described as "a hilarious whirlwind of a play about a butch lesbian gardener who just might be the Greek ...


 
Scores-of-LGBTQI-groups-call-on-policymakers-to-protect-abortion-rights

  Scores of LGBTQI+ groups call on policymakers to protect abortion rights

-- From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights released an open letter signed by 91 organizations representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) community voicing ...


 
-Leaping-Lesbians-Artemis-Singers-returns-with-its-first-performance-since-pandemic-began

  'Leaping Lesbians': Artemis Singers returns with its first performance since pandemic began

The members of Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, Artemis Singers, are preparing for their first concert in nearly three years. The show, "Leaping Lesbians! A Celebration of Lesbian Life," features music created by women that expresses themes ...


 
Affinity-to-hold-Family-Reunion-BBQ-Picnic-on-June-18

  Affinity to hold 'Family Reunion BBQ Picnic' on June 18

Affinity Community Services will hold a "Family Reunion BBQ Picnic" on Saturday, June 18, 1-4 p.m., at the Dan Ryan Woods at 83rd Street and Western Avenue. Hosted by Trina TruLuv, this event (with all Black ...


 
President-Biden-issues-LGBTQI-proclamation

  President Biden issues LGBTQI+ proclamation

President Joe Biden issued a proclamation for the LGBTQI+ community. In "A Proclamation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, And Intersex Pride Month, 2022," Biden said, in part, "I often say that America can be defined ...


 
GLAAD-True-LGBTQ-allyship-extends-to-all-aspects-of-business-including-political-giving

  GLAAD: True LGBTQ allyship extends to all aspects of business, including political giving

-- From a press release

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 (New York, NY)—GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announces GLAAD's Recommendations for Corporate Allies to educate corpo ...


 
THEATER-REVIEW-Seven-Days-at-Sea-

  THEATER REVIEW Seven Days at Sea

Title: Seven Days at Sea. Playwright: Martha Hansen At: Light and Sound Productions at the Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. Tickets: $20-$40. Runs through: June 5 A story set aboard a lesbian cruise ship in 1995 ...


 
WNBPA-renews-calls-for-Brittney-Griners-release

  WNBPA renews calls for Brittney Griner's release

The Women's National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) marked the 100th day of Brittney Griner's detention in Russia by renewing calls for her release, CNN reported. "Brittney Griner is our teammate, our friend, and our sister. She ...


 
Jodie-Foster-to-star-in-fourth-season-of-True-Detective

  Jodie Foster to star in fourth season of 'True Detective'

The Silence of the Lambs star Jodie Foster is to lead the fourth iteration of HBO's True Detective franchise, True Detective: Night Country, Deadline reported. Foster, who will also executive-produce, will play Detective Liz Danvers in ...


 
THEATER-Lesbian-cruise-drama-Seven-Days-at-Sea-running-thru-June-5

  THEATER Lesbian-cruise drama 'Seven Days at Sea' running thru June 5

Light and Sound Productions is running the world premiere of Seven Days at Sea, written by Martha Hansen and directed by Margaret Knapp, through Sunday, June 5, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. The performance ...


 
Gayla-Turner-talks-new-book-uncovering-her-grandmothers-secret-queer-identity

  Gayla Turner talks new book uncovering her grandmother's secret queer identity

In Gayla Turner's debut book, Don't You Dare: Uncovering Lost Love (BookBaby, May 24), she reveals her Grandmother Ruby's (1896-1977) century-old secret queer identity that she hid from the wider world. This revelation became c ...


 
TELEVISION-Kate-McKinnon-Pete-Davidson-and-others-to-exit-SNL

  TELEVISION Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson and others to exit 'SNL'

In a major shake-up on the long-running hit Saturday Night Live (or SNL), several of the main stars are leaving—including out cast member Kate McKinnon, Deadline reported. McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson (who's ...


 
For-International-Day-Against-Homophobia-Transphobia-Biphobia-HRC-highlights-grants

  For International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia HRC highlights grants

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, is commemorating International Day Against ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Chocolate-festival-lesbian-sci-fi-film-Smahtguy

  Five Worth Finding: Chocolate festival, lesbian sci-fi film, 'Smahtguy'

—The Long Grove Chocolate Festival: The beloved Chocolate Festival will return to the historic streets and parkways of downtown Long Grove for the first time in three years, May 20-22. Chocolate lovers can experience so much—including ...


 
Los-Angeles-LGBT-Center-mourns-passing-of-legendary-LGBT-activist-leader-Urvashi-Vaid

  Los Angeles LGBT Center mourns passing of legendary LGBT activist, leader Urvashi Vaid

-- From a press release

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2022—"The world has lost a giant in the movement for LGBTQ freedom, justice and equality. After a valiant battle with cancer, Urvashi Vaid died today," said Los Angeles LGBT Center CEO Lorri ...


 
PASSAGES-Urvashi-Vaid-dies-The-National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-releases-statement

  PASSAGES Urvashi Vaid dies, The National LGBTQ Task Force releases statement

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC……Legendary attorney, LGBTQ activist, and author Urvashi Vaid, known for her extensive career an advocate for LGBTQ rights, women's rights, anti-war efforts, immigration justice and many other social causes ...


 
Griners-detention-in-Russia-extended-by-a-month

  Griner's detention in Russia extended by a month

The lawyer for Brittney Griner said May 13 that the WNBA star's pretrial detention in Russia has been extended by one month, ESPN reported. Alexander Boykov told The Associated Press he believed the relatively short extension ...


 
HRC-calls-for-passage-of-the-Womens-Health-Protection-Act

  HRC calls for passage of the Women's Health Protection Act

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, joined a growing number of organizations calling for the ...


 
All-WNBA-courts-to-honor-Brittney-Griner

  All WNBA courts to honor Brittney Griner

The WNBA announced plans to acknowledge the importance of Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner to the league, according to a press release. During the 2022 season that tips off Friday, May 6, Griner's initials and jersey ...


 
VIEWS-Dignity-Chicago-celebrates-50-years-of-ministry

  VIEWS Dignity/Chicago celebrates 50 years of ministry

It was 1972 and it was dangerous to be gay or lesbian. One could be arrested, publicly humiliated or fired from one's job. Even finding safety in the emerging bar scene was hazardous. Added to that ...


 
LGBTQ-woman-appointed-as-White-House-press-secretary-GLAAD-comments

  LGBTQ+ woman appointed as White House press secretary; GLAAD comments

On May 5, President Biden announced Karine Jean-Pierre has been promoted to be assistant to the president and White House press secretary, according to a White House media release. Jean-Pierre will step into the press secretary ...


 
Brittney-Griner-gets-new-designation-Black-LGBTQ-group-responds

  Brittney Griner gets new designation; Black LGBTQ+ group responds

The United States is now saying lesbian WNBA player Brittney Griner is wrongfully detained in Russia, NPR reported. The shift in language indicates the United States will work more aggressively to secure her release. The State ...


 
DeGeneres-shares-message-after-taping-final-talk-show-episode

  DeGeneres shares message after taping final talk-show episode

An era has ended as The Ellen Show has officially wrapped its last episode. According to Variety, Ellen DeGeneres announced on an April 29 Twitter thread that her daytime talk show concluded filming its final episode. ...


 
TV-The-CW-cancels-Batwoman-Legends-of-Tomorrow

  TV The CW cancels 'Batwoman,' 'Legends of Tomorrow'

The CW has axed the LGBTQ+-inclusive DC Arrowverse shows Batwoman and DC's Legends of Tomorrow. According to Out Magazine, Batwoman—canceled after just three seasons—introduced the world to lesbian superhero Ryan ...


 
Biden-Harris-administration-reports-on-efforts-to-support-global-LGBTQ-rights-HRC-applauds-result

  Biden-Harris administration reports on efforts to support global LGBTQ+ rights, HRC applauds result

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, has commended the release of a report from the Biden-Harris ...


 
Rape-murder-of-Kenyan-lesbian-spark-outrage

  Rape, murder of Kenyan lesbian spark outrage

Kenyan authorities said six men who raped and murdered Sheila Adhiambo Lumumba, 25, on April 19 in her home in Karatina actually targeted her because of her sexual orientation, The Washington Blade reported. The body of ...


 
Equality-Illinois-endorses-95-pro-equality-candidates-for-June-28-primaries

  Equality Illinois endorses 95 pro-equality candidates for June 28 primaries

-- From a press release

"Equality Illinois is excited to announce our primary election endorsements today as we continue to make our state fairer and more just for LGBTQ+ people," said Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois. "In recent years, ...


 
Calls-to-free-Brittney-Griner-increase-after-prisoner-release

  Calls to free Brittney Griner increase after prisoner release

As some people celebrate the April 27 announcement that Texas Marine veteran Trevor Reed would be released from a Russian prison, there were others urging the U.S. government to continue working behind the scenes—particularly regarding the ...


 
WORLD-Soldiers-Everywhere-Is-Queer-soccer-items

  WORLD Soldiers, Everywhere Is Queer, soccer items

Video below

The South Korean Supreme Court ruled that soldiers of the same sex who have consensual sex in a private space cannot be charged with assault under the Military Criminal Act, The Hankyoreh reported. Previously, the court ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Lily-Tomlin-The-Color-Purple-Walter-Mercado-Janelle-Monae-Loki

  SHOWBIZ Lily Tomlin, 'The Color Purple,' Walter Mercado, Janelle Monae, Loki

Video below

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, legendary actress/comedian Lily Tomlin discussed a variety of topics, including comedy and the Oscars. About the Academy Awards, she said, "I sometimes think they shouldn't be able to tread ...


 
HRC-condemns-Florida-Gov-DeSantis-for-signing-Stop-WOKE-Act

  HRC condemns Florida Gov. DeSantis for signing 'Stop WOKE' Act

-- From a press release

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — condemned Governor Ron DeSantis for signing ...


 
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 ...


 
Black-LGBTQ-community-leaders-honored-at-Art-Soul-Salon-and-Sneaker-Gala-

  Black LGBTQ+ community leaders honored at Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala

Social-justice agency Lorde, Rustin & Bates and Fahrenheit Chicago hosted the Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala April 13 at Theater on the Lake (2401 N Lake Shore Dr.). The event featured performances from singer ...


 
Out-LondonHouse-Executive-Chef-Liz-Sweeney-talks-industry-personal-journey

  Out LondonHouse Executive Chef Liz Sweeney talks industry, personal journey

During a recent conversation with Windy City Times, LondonHouse Executive Chef Liz Sweeney revealed several aspects of herself—all coming together to show a complex and open individual. For example, she was quick to flash a smile ...


 
HRC-Foundation-launches-inaugural-LGBTQ-School-Inclusion-Efforts-report-

  HRC Foundation launches inaugural 'LGBTQ+ School Inclusion Efforts' report

-- From a press release. Video below

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization released the 2021 Annual Report from ...


 
Hard-Rocks-upcoming-acts-Trevor-Noah-Daughtry-Wanda-Sykes-and-more

  Hard Rock's upcoming acts: Trevor Noah, Daughtry, Wanda Sykes and more

Trevor Noah and rock band Daughtry (headed by former American Idol winner Chris Daughtry) are among the upcoming acts at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana's new Hard Rock Live venue. The Trevor Noah "Back to Abnormal" ...


 
WORLD-Conference-canceled-Catholic-event-India-bills-Gertrude-Stein

  WORLD Conference canceled, Catholic event, India bills, Gertrude Stein

The United Kingdom canceled its first-ever international LGBTQ+ conference after a boycott by more than 100 organizations, the BBC reported. "Safe To Be Me" was scheduled to take place in London in June to promote LGBTQ+ ...


 
Artemis-Singers-presents-outdoor-Pride-Concert-June-4-Leaping-Lesbians-

  Artemis Singers presents outdoor Pride Concert June 4 "Leaping Lesbians!"

-- From a press release

CHICAGO─Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present its Pride Concert, "Leaping Lesbians! A Celebration of Lesbian Life," at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 4, outdoors at Forest Glen Woods ...


 
HRC-NCLR-applaud-confirmation-of-Ketanji-Brown-Jackson-to-the-US-Supreme-Court-

  HRC, NCLR applaud confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

-- From press releases

WASHINGTON, DC — On April 7, by a bipartisan vote of 53-47 the United States Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as an Associate Justice on the United State Supreme Court. She will take her place ...


 
LBQ-girls-women-of-color-overrepresented-in-child-welfare-and-criminalization-systems

  LBQ girls, women of color overrepresented in child welfare and criminalization systems

-- From a press release

A new review of studies by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) girls, particularly girls of color, are overrepresented in foster care and the carceral system. The ...


 
Go-Girl-Saugatuck-set-to-return-after-COVID-pandemic-related-hiatus

  Go Girl! Saugatuck set to return after COVID pandemic-related hiatus

"Come pre-game your summer at Go Girl! Saugatuck—June 3-5 at The Dunes Resort in Saugatuck/Douglas, Michigan," said veteran LGBTQ comedian and Go Girl! Saugatuck founder Mimi Gonzalez. Gonzalez told Windy City Times she is looking forward ...


 
Kim-Hunt-reflects-on-leadership-her-life-and-the-state-of-HIV-AIDS

  Kim Hunt reflects on leadership, her life and the state of HIV/AIDS

Kim Hunt has served many leadership roles in Chicago LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS organizations since moving to the city in 1985. The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductee was the first executive director of Affinity Community Services. ...


 
Human-Rights-Campaign-celebrates-Transgender-Day-of-Visibility-2022

  Human Rights Campaign celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility 2022

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, honors the International Transgender Day of Visibility ...


 
GLAAD-responds-to-State-Depts-announcement-about-availability-of-gender-neutral-passports

  GLAAD responds to State Dept.'s announcement about availability of gender-neutral passports

-- From a press release

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the Biden administration's announcement implementing updates to identity ...


 
Pres-Biden-announces-steps-to-make-it-easier-for-LGBTQ-Ukrainians-to-enter-US

  Pres. Biden announces steps to make it easier for LGBTQ+ Ukrainians to enter U.S.

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — has welcomed the announcement from President Joe Biden ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-honors-45th-anniversary-of-historic-Carter-White-House-meeting-with-LGBTQ-activists

  National LGBTQ Task Force honors 45th anniversary of historic Carter White House meeting with LGBTQ activists

-- From a press release

Washington, DC……On March 26th, 1977, a group of gay and lesbian activists met with members of the Carter administration in a historic first. President Carter's Assistant Margaret "Midge" Costanza coordinated ...


 
Go-Girl-Saugatuck-returns-to-The-Dunes-June-3-5

  Go Girl! Saugatuck returns to The Dunes June 3-5

-- From a press release

Go Girl! Saugatuck, the premier women's weekend in the Midwest returns to the largest gay resort in the nation - The Dunes in Douglas, Michigan. Veteran LGBTQ comedian Mimi Gonzalez is the founder of the event ...


 
HRC-marks-Affordable-Care-Acts-12th-anniversary-noting-impact-on-LGBTQs-POCs

  HRC marks Affordable Care Act's 12th anniversary, noting impact on LGBTQ+s, POCs

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Marking the 12th anniversary this week of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ...


 
New-HRC-Foundation-data-LGBTQs-continue-to-have-high-vaccination-rates

  New HRC Foundation data: LGBTQ+s continue to have high vaccination rates

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization released new data finding ...


 
US-embassy-finds-WNBA-player-Brittney-Griner-in-good-condition

  U.S. embassy finds WNBA player Brittney Griner 'in good condition'

An official from the U.S. embassy in Moscow found out lesbian WNBA player Brittney Griner to be "in good condition" after they were recently granted consular access to the athlete who is being detained in Russia, ...


 
HRC-praises-Indiana-Gov-Holcomb-for-vetoing-anti-trans-sports-legislation

  HRC praises Indiana Gov. Holcomb for vetoing anti-trans sports legislation

-- From a press release

INDIANAPOLIS — Tonight, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — praised Republican Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb for ...


 
A-Historic-Nomination-Human-Rights-Campaign-releases-report-on-Judge-Ketanji-Brown-Jackson

  A Historic Nomination: Human Rights Campaign releases report on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, released a 12-page report detailing the pragmatic ...


 
SPORTS-Griners-detention-extended-Raiders-releasing-gay-player-Carl-Nassib

  SPORTS Griner's detention extended; Raiders releasing gay player Carl Nassib

According to NBC News, Russian state news agency TASS reported that U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner's detention in Russia has been extended until May 19. TASS cited the Khimki Court of the Moscow Region. Griner, a ...


 
Top-UK-court-upholds-Cayman-Islands-marriage-equality-ban

  Top UK court upholds Cayman Islands marriage-equality ban

On March 14, the UK Privy Council ruled that the Cayman Islands Constitution does not provide a right for same-sex marriage and ruled in favor of the Cayman Islands government by dismissing the case of lesbian ...


 





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Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
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