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Organizer: Pride Parade will not become a march this year - Although other cities anticipate that their LGBT Pride events might be significantly changed—or even cancelled—thanks to a LGBT demonstration in ...
Evanston High School committee to send locker room policy to full board - Officials from Evanston Township High School Board of Education Policy Committee, on March 16, said they would draft a policy ...
Author: Matt Simonette

News
Trans veteran running for board position at Illinois college - During his Jan. 10 farewell address in Chicago, President Barack Obama suggested, "If something needs fixing, then lace up your ...
Biss announces campaign to unseat Rauner - State Sen. Daniel Biss, on March 20, announced that he is launching a campaign to unseat Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
Author: Matt Simonette
AHCA would harm LGBTs, people with HIV per Fenway Institute analysis - From a press release - The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief titled What the American Health Care Act means for LGBT ...
Nominations open for 2017 class of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame - Nominations are now being taken for the 2017 class of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. Inductees to the Hall ...
Andersonville Honors April 5 - Andersonville businesses, residents and visitors have nominated 35 unique, local businesses in the neighborhood for 2017 Andersonville Honors awards highlighting ...
HRC to Sec. of State: Rescind appointment of two from anti-LGBTQ organizations - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) strongly condemned the appointment of two individuals from anti-LGBTQ organizations ...
Transgender Women of Color to Rally on National Day of Action to End Violence - From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2017—Today, the National LGBTQ Task Force is joining LGBTQ advocates in a National Day of Action ...
Trump's budget would hurt HIV and STDs response, national non-partisan health groups say - From a press release - Washington, DC - On March 16, 2017, President Trump released the administration's initial budget request, which severely cuts funding to ...
Two Congressional bills would outlaw LGBT housing discrimination - From a NAGLREP press release - Jupiter, Fla. ( March 16, 2017 ) — The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals ( NAGLREP ...
Evanston High School committee to send locker room policy to full board - Officials from Evanston Township High School Board of Education Policy Committee, on March 16, said they would draft a policy ...
Author: Matt Simonette
PASSAGES Touche bartender Alan H. Portnoff - Longtime Touché bartender Alan H Portnoff passed away on Friday, March 10th after a prolonged battle following heart surgery. He ...
Organizer: Pride Parade will not become a march this year - Although other cities anticipate that their LGBT Pride events might be significantly changed—or even cancelled—thanks to a LGBT demonstration in ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Trump Administration Proposes Dropping LGBT Elders from Key Federal Survey - From a press release - [NEW YORK, NY] Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders ( SAGE ) announced today that it is launching a nationwide ...
Ald. Deborah Mell's office burglarized - The office of Chicago Ald. Deborah Mell, of the 33rd Ward, was apparently burglarized in the early morning hours of ...
IL Women March on Springfield April 25 for progressive agenda, responsible budget - More than 50 organizations have joined a coalition to educate and organize around dozens of progressive bills being proposed in ...
World: Murder suspects nabbed, new anti-HIV drug, Japan's first trans male official - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Eight suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Dandara dos Santos, a Brazilian transgender woman who was ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National: Trans-inclusive sorority, agender activist, Athlete Ally - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A sorority has become the first in the country to welcome transgender women into all of its chapters nationwide, according ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Affordable Care Act before House March 23, actions planned - From Illinois Protect Our Care Coalition - The Affordable Care Act repeal goes before the US House on Thursday, March 23. Phone actions are planned for Tuesday, ...
Letter to the editor: Reaching out to Ron - I am both amazed and humbled by Ron Clewer's letter to the editor in Windy City Times ( the March ...
MOMBIAN Adoption rules spark need for 'public outrage' - An increasing number of states are risking harm to children in foster care by allowing discrimination against LGBTQ people and ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
LGBTQ military and veteran monument backers gather at Sidetrack - Supporters of a new monument to honor the service of LGBTQ military members and veterans gathered at Lake View spot ...
PFLAG official talks transgender workplace support - Jean-Marie Navetta, director of learning and inclusion for PFLAG National, led a March 16 workshop on being a supportive and ...
Author: Matt Simonette
South Side trans woman reported missing - A South Side transgender woman Sherry Nicholas ( AKA Sherry Berry ) has been reported missing for the second time ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
City Council to open meetings for public comment - Following a 2016 lawsuit from gay-rights activists, city lawyers, on March 17, said that they would not appeal a ruling ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Adler president reveals HIV status - For Raymond Crossman—president of Adler University, a Chicago school for social and health sciences—the recent weeks under the Trump Administration ...
Author: Matt Simonette
PASSAGES Remembering Fernando Ponce Jr. - When Kathy Kelly first met Fernando Ponce Jr.—or "Junior," as his family and friends called him—he had just walked into ...
Author: David Thill
'HIV & Aging' panel at Alphawood March 22 - The Care Plan Presents: HIV & Aging Panel—part of the Art AIDS America Chicago series—will take place Wed., March 22, ...
Community trust CEO to retire - Terry Mazany has announced his plan to step down at the end of September after 16 years at the Chicago ...
GUEST COLUMN No judgment. No shame. No guilt. - Who I am internally is so far removed from how I am seen. I have felt invisible and uncomfortable in ...
Author: Tina T. Tran
National LGBTQ Health Conference: Bridging Research and Practice - From a press release - CHICAGO — The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing at Northwestern University and The Sexual Orientation and ...
Attorney General Madigan pushes to strengthen Illinois hate crimes law - From a press release - Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan today urged members of the Illinois House to pass legislation to strengthen Illinois' hate ...
San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza may become LGBT, civil rights memorial - From a press release - ( SAN FRANCISCO, CA ) MARCH 22, 2017 - When San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk took his bullhorn and rallied ...
Aging in America, advocates discuss aging issues, feds' 'erasure' threat - Even as awareness of issues surrounding LGBT aging becomes more prevalent, numerous challenges remain for seniors in the LGBT community. ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
Pride Films and Plays announces the Great Trans* Play Contest^ - From a press release - Chicago, IL - The Chicago-based performing arts company Pride Films and Plays announces its inaugural The Great Trans* Play Contest. ...
DOUBLE REVIEW Spamilton, 10 Out of 12 - Spamilton Creator: Gerard Alessandrini. At: Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-988-9000 or Spamilton.com; $59-$99. Runs through: May ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Kid Thing - Written by: Sarah Gubbins. Directed by: Jake Fruend. At: Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd. Tickets: NothingWithoutACompany.org: $20. ...
Author: Eric Karas
THEATER REVIEW Sycamore - Playwright: Sarah Sander. At: Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark. Tickets: 773-338-2177; RavenTheatre.org; $46. Runs through: April 29 I don't understand ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Wiz - Playwright: Music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, book by William F. Brown. At: Kokandy Productions at Theater Wit, 1229 W. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Alessandrini riffs on 'Spamilton' - Started in New York by author Gerard Alessandrini, Spamilton has now moved to Chicago in a cabaret space. This hilarious ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Concert for America to include stars from Chicago Fire, Glee, Hamilton - From a press release - CHICAGO — Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! is proud to announce that Torrey Devitto ( Chicago Med ), ...
BAD TASTE: A Revue of Queer Camp Curiosities on stage March 22 - From a press release - CHICAGO, IL ( March 15, 2017 ) — Hell in a Handbag Productions and Mo Less presents BAD TASTE, a ...
FILM REVIEW Beauty and the Beast - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Director: Bill Condon. Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans. Running time: 129 min. Release date: March 17 Beauty and ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Entertainment: Billie Jean King, 'Outpost,' John Barrowman, RuPaul - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Forty-two years after co-founding World Team Tennis ( WTT ), Billie Jean King announced she will step away as the ...
Author: Andrew Davis and Kate Sosin
Children's Museum hosts inclusive castle exhibit - Children's Museum hosts inclusive castle exhibit Chicago Children's Museum ( CCM ) invites young imaginations to reign in a castle ...
Newton-John in Joliet on May 8 - Olivia Newton-John will perform at Joliet's Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., on Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. ...
Television festival through March 23 - Cinema/Chicago announced initial programming details for the 53rd Chicago International Television Festival, which runs March 21-23 at AMC River East, ...
'More Than a Letter,' Picnic present queer voices this spring - Internationally acclaimed and award-winning transgender pianist Sara Davis Buechner is more than happy to be a part of the Chicago ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Strawdog moves to North Center - Strawdog Theatre Company announced that the company has signed a three-year lease for the former Signal Ensemble Theater, 1802 W. ...
'Carmen' ends March 25 - Lyric Opera of Chicago will run the story of a deadly love triangle in Bizet's Carmen, directed by Tony and ...
Party Noire events all about female Black joy - Chicagoans can dance it out when Party Noire plays Black joy on repeat. Party Noire is a dance party that ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Chicago's Coulee competes for the crown on 'Drag Race' - The drag scene in Chicago continues to grow each year and Hollywood has taken notice. RuPaul's Drag Race has cast ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Theater Spotlight and Critics' Picks - Theater Spotlight Former Saturday Night Live star Rachel Dratch, former 30 Rock star Scott Adsit and Community creator Dan Harmon ...
THEATER REVIEW Phantom Pain - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Barbara Lhota. At: Organic Theater Company at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: $25. Runs through: April 2 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
BENT NIGHTS The Growlers; Meat Wave - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - How California rockers The Growlers suddenly became the latest "it" band is rather unclear. The act's latest full-length, City Club ...
Author: Vern Hester

Outlines
Dining news: SideDoor beer dinner, Bowlero opens, 'Auntie Fee' dies - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —SideDoor, 100 E. Ontario St., will host a paired beer dinner in partnership with the Lagunitas Brewing Company on Thursday, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
SAVOR PR Italian Bistro - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide in Windy City Times By Bronson Pettitt - Stefano Roman and Juliana Montebello-Roman love hosting parties—and it shows. Visit the married duo's PR Italian Bistro ( 3908 N. ...
Lambda Literary finalists announced - LGBT organization Lambda Literary announced the finalists of the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, or the "Lammys." They were chosen ...
In the Life: Alberto Lazcurain - Alberto Lazcurain works in construction and repair, which he likes although it is hard work. But dancing is his passion. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
BOOKS Roxane Gay returns to Chicago to talk about 'Difficult Women' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "Roxane Gay can do anything," Women and Children First co-owner Sarah Hollenbeck said when introducing the celebrated author to the ...
Author: Liz Baudler


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