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Ald. Emma Mitts videotaped making anti-LGBT comments - - Facing a run-off election against challenger Tara Stamps, 37th Ward Ald. Emma Mitts attended a candidates forum March 21. There, ...
Indiana passes nation's most anti-LGBTQ law - From news releases - From Lambda Legal: (Indianapolis, IN, March 23, 2015) - Today, the Indiana House of Representatives, with a vote of 63-31, ...
Senator Delgado: Meeks votes came from "loyalty" - A sense of institutional loyalty, between current—and former—members of the Illinois State Senate, motivated members to confirm Gov. Bruce Rauner's ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Gov. Rauner makes commitment to LGBT Illinoisans - In a discussion that they called a "first step," LGBT advocates met with Gov. Bruce Rauner, on March 20 and ...
Author: Matt Simonette
State Senate confirms Meeks as Education Chair - The Illinois State Senate, on March 19, voted to confirm former state Sen. James Meeks as Chair of the State ...
Author: Matt Simonette

News
Gov. Rauner makes commitment to LGBT Illinoisans - In a discussion that they called a "first step," LGBT advocates met with Gov. Bruce Rauner, on March 20 and ...
ALMA names recipients of Young Latino Leaders for Creating Change scholarship - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Association of Latino/as Motivating Action (ALMA) has announced the recipients of the ALMA Young Latino Leaders for Creating Change ...
State Senate confirms Meeks as Education Chair - The Illinois State Senate, on March 19, voted to confirm former state Sen. James Meeks as Chair of the State ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Havana in Chicago to benefit people of Cuba with medical supplies, services - From a press release - First Hand AID will host Havana in Chicago on Saturday, April 25, from 4-8pm at Sidetrack, 3349 N Halsted in ...
Lambda urges Indiana House to reject discrimination Bill SB 101 - From a press release - ( Indianapolis, IN, March 19, 2015 ) — Today, the Indiana House of Representatives will consider a bill, passed by ...
GLSEN releases Illinois data from National School Climate Survey - GLSEN ( Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network ) released its eighth biennial National School Climate Survey report late last ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Puerto Rico no longer defending marriage ban - The Puerto Rican government announced March 20 that it will no longer defend the U.S. commonwealth's same-sex marriage ban, The ...
Senator Delgado: Meeks votes came from "loyalty" - A sense of institutional loyalty, between current—and former—members of the Illinois State Senate, motivated members to confirm Gov. Bruce Rauner's ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Indiana passes nation's most anti-LGBTQ law - From news releases - From Lambda Legal: (Indianapolis, IN, March 23, 2015) - Today, the Indiana House of Representatives, with a vote of 63-31, ...
Gilead Sciences awards AIDS Foundation of Chicago $100,000 - From a press release - Gilead Sciences recently awarded the AIDS Foundation of Chicago ( AFC ) $100,000, becoming the first member of AFC's Corporate ...
New BYC location among Howard Brown meeting announcements - Video coveraage - A future permanent home to Broadway Youth Center was just one of the announcements issued by Howard Brown Health Center ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Transgender community members demonstrate, demand recognition - Video coveraage - Declaring a State of Emergency for transgender people of color, around 50 members of the Chicago chapter of the Trans ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
New study: Chicago leads NYC in police stop-and-frisk - From a press release - CHICAGO — Chicago police are now among the nation's leaders in the use of the controversial "stop-and-frisk" practice, replacing New ...
National roundup: Kosilek appeal; GetEQUAL's bill of rights - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Lawyers petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal on behalf of Michelle Kosilek, a transgender woman who has ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LGBTQ media confab looks ahead to post-marriage reporting - LGBTQ media professionals gathered in Philadelphia on March 13-14, as they looked forward to the issues that will take center ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Larry Kramer honored by Gay Men's Health Crisis - Larry Kramer, accepting the first ever Larry Kramer Activism Award from Gay Men's Health Crisis at their Spring Gala, March ...
Williams Institute to do first-of-its-kind study of transgender population - From a press release - Researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, Columbia University and The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health are ...
Ald. Emma Mitts videotaped making anti-LGBT comments - Video below - Facing a run-off election against challenger Tara Stamps, 37th Ward Ald. Emma Mitts attended a candidates forum March 21. There, ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Married same-sex couples still denied many veterens' benefits, bill reintroduced - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ) released the following statement today following the reintroduction of the ...
Video spoof dramatizes unintended consequences of religious freedom bills - From a Truth Wins Out press release - CHICAGO — Truth Wins Out announced the release today of the second video in its "Flipping the Script on Religious ...
Research ranks LGBT numbers in metro areas - From a press release - LOS ANGELES — For two decades, residents in San Francisco, Austin, Texas, and Seattle have been among the most likely ...
Study: Most children with HIV, low immune cells, rebound after treatment - From a press release - NIH-funded study finds T-cell level returns to normal with time Most children with HIV who have low levels of a ...
Red Pump Project throws fashion show - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Red Pump Project threw a Rock the RED Fashion Show on March 21 at Loft on Lake in the ...
WCPA pays tribute to Tyler Clementi - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On March 21, Windy City Performing Arts ( WCPA ) held its 2015 spring concert Legacies of Hope in the ...
Author: Ed Negron
Rainbow Wedding Network holds annual LGBT wedding expo - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Rainbow Wedding Network's annual "Same Love, Same Rights" LGBT wedding expo returned to Chicago for the seventh year in a ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
World news: Plane crash reopened; Swedish singer; Costa Rica bill - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The United Nations ( UN ) is reopening the case of a plane crash that killed former Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
N.C. trans activist, 18, commits suicide - In Charlotte, North Carolina, friends and community members mourned the passing of a local transgender youth activist Blake Brockington, who ...
Lake View voice lab helps trans clients find their voices - Jackson Voice Lab sits unassumingly in the basement of St. Peter's Episcopal Church near Broadway and Belmont Avenue. But once ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Letters: Going for Garcia - Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the Equality Illinois Political Action Committee's endorsement of Mayor Rahm Emanuel ...
VIEWS The love that dare not speak its name - With The Year We Thought About Love, filmmaker Ellen Brodsky ( from Cambridge, Massachusetts ) has made what some might ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Thousand Waves marks 30 years of mission-driven work - Thousand Waves to host spring trainings - Thousand Waves Martial Arts & Self-Defense Center, located in Chicago's Lake View neighborhood, kicked off a year of celebratory events ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Q-YES to host panel on Latin@ issues - Wesley United Methodist Church of Cicero's Queer Youth Exploring Spirituality ( Q-YES ) group will be hosting a community strategy ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Election 2015: Runoffs - Link to chart below - WCT - In this election cycle, Windy City Times mailed questionnaires to every registered citywide and aldermanic candidate, to their ...
Reproductive Justice at the Intersections: Abortion access is an LGBT issue - A recurring column - I don't have enough hands or fingers to count how many lesbians and bisexual women I know that have had ...
Author: Gaylon B. Alcaraz

Entertainment
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Taryn Manning dishes on new music, 'Orange Is the New Black' - Taryn Manning is a multitalented machine. From her breakout role in the film Crazy/Beautiful to Hustle & Flow, she has ...
Elaine Dame hosts Matthew Shepard Foundation benefit - From a press release - Jazz vocalist and bandleader Elaine Dame will be holding down a Thursday night residency at SIP ( aka Southport & ...
Waikiki Beach has a welcome rainbow for the LGBT community - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - HONOLULU—The epicenter of gay life here is near the intersection of Kalakaua and Kapahulu Streets—about a minute walk away from ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "I don't know if he's gay or not, but I admit I did say if he's not gay he spends ...
Author: Billy Masters
GLAAD honors Kerry Washington, 'Transparent' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Actress Kerry Washington, director Roland Emmerich and TV hits like How to Get Away with Murder were honored in Beverly ...
Upcoming: Wainwright at Winery; Madonna at UC; Lake FX Summit; Cinema Q; "Deadly" exhibit - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Third Rufus Wainwright show added at Winery A third show featuring out singer Rufus Wainwright has been added to the ...
Entertainment: Andy Cohen; Cheyenne Jackson; Chaz Bono; Jussie Smollett - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Andy Cohen, popular late-night talk-show host of Watch What Happens Live on Bravo, will now also executive-produce an all-new channel ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Baconfest taking place April 17-18 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - This year's Baconfest Chicago will take place Friday-Saturday, April 17-18, at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. ( Depending ...
Cinema Q V: Free film series celebrates half a decade with screenings - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Queer Film Society ( QFS ) in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and ...
BOOKS Chelsey Clammer gets personal with 'BodyHome' - by Daniela Costa - After honing her craft over the last several years, award-winning essayist Chelsey Clammer is out with her first collection of ...
Knight at the Movies: Spring LGBT movie preview - In spring this middle-aged gay man's fancy turns to—what else?—movies. Looking over the crop of releases over the coming season, ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Theater Spotlight, Critics' Picks - Lyric Opera of Chicago general director Anthony Freud has reteamed the collaborators behind the world's first mariachi opera ( Cruzar ...
THEATER REVIEW The Mecca Tales - At: Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. Tickets: 312-633-0630; ; $18-$40. Runs through: April 12 The pilgrimage to Mecca, the ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Picture Imperfect - Playwright: Richard J. Zieman and Joel Z. Cornfield. At: Bread and Roses Productions at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Hammer Trinity - Playwright: Nathan Allen and Chris Mathews. At: House Theatre of Chicago at the Chopin, 1543 W. Division St. Tickets: 773-769-3832; ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Two Trains Running - Playwright: August Wilson. At: Goodman Thaetre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Tickets: 312-443-3800 or ; $37-$80. Runs through April 19 The ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Travis Turner heads 'Upstairs' - Gay actor Travis Turner is relishing his chance to return to The Upstairs Concierge, which is about to make its ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
'Mahogany' 40th-anniv. DVD out May 5 - Mahogany: The Couture Edition—marking the 40th anniversary of the movie Mahogany—will be out on DVD May 5 from Paramount Home ...
Chicago-made Huntington's doc 'Quicksand' screens April 9 - From a press release - CHICAGO ( March 18, 2014 ) — Black Cat Productions will be screening the documentary A Mind in Quicksand—Life with ...

Outlines
Rivendell Theatre honors Willa Taylor, marks 20 years - Rivendell Theatre Ensemble's sold-out 2015 Salon fundraiser at Level Office marked the group's 20th anniversary of advancing women's lives "through ...
Author: Tracy Baim, Windy City Times
DOWS hosts women's dance - Dance of the Western Suburbs. a project that started many years ago as a project of Women of the Western ...
Victoria Brownworth talks Axelrod, identity and feminism - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Lambda Literary award-winning author Victoria Brownworth contributes regularly to a respectable arrangement of global publications, including The Advocate, SheWired, Curve, ...
Author: Sarah Toce
ASK LAMBDA LEGAL: Keeping 'affordable' in the Affordable Care Act - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Q: I was finally able to get health insurance through Obamacare and thankfully I qualified for the federal subsidies to ...
Author: Scott Schoettes
The Fairy Gardener: Spring tidbits - Some off-the-top-of-my-head garden tidbits: I left my goldfish outside in the pond ( with an ice melter and a circulating ...
Author: Jim Edminster
Dining: Hugo's new oyster bar; Boundary's brunch; Nat'l Paella Day - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House, 1024 N. Rush St., has a new oyster bar. Signature bar items include Hugo's ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Chicago Quarter Marathon on April 4 - The Chicago Quarter Marathon returns to the city's southside lakefront for its second year on Saturday, April 4. In its ...
Accepting HIV status is 'strength' for Chicago athlete - On the first Friday in September 2005, Rob Campbell learned he was HIV-positive. "Although the individual from whom I contracted ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
SAVOR Taus Authentic Food & Drink - Housed in the former Prasino space, Taus Authentic Food & Drink ( 1846 W. Division St.; http:// ) has a ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Children's Place plans fundraiser to help vulnerable kids - From a press release - Chicago — March 17, 2015 — The Children's Place Association's annual Once Upon a Time Gala will be held on ...


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