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Gilead: Patients received fake HIV drugs - Gilead Sciences Inc said an unauthorized network of drug distributors and suppliers sold pharmacies more than $250 million of counterfeit ...
LGBTQ+-rights activist Jim Obergefell announces political run - Jim Obergefell—the LGBTQ+-rights activist and named plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide—announced Jan. 18 that ...
Texas' anti-trans youth sports law goes into effect - A new Texas law bars transgender student athletes from competing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity, ...

News
HRC condemns NCAA for failure to protect LGBTQ+ athletes - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Late last night, the NCAA ratified (https://; its new constitution, which does not include nondiscrimination policy language ...
Abortion Rights Panel marks 49th anniversary with demand to defend historic Roe v Wade - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — To commemorate the 49th anniversary of Roe v Wade, a diverse national panel of speakers will demand that ...
COVID Chicago's top doctor 'hopeful' vaccine mandate will end by spring - Chicago's top physician is "hopeful" that Chicago's vaccination requirement for indoor dining and other public areas will be removed once ...
Former Iowa Mr. Leather and computer programmer Ken Ballard dies at 43 - Former Iowa Mr. Leather, computer programmer and gay Chicagoan Ken Meverick Ballard died Jan. 11 in his Lake View home ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Former pope faulted in report on sexual abuse in German diocese - A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany's Munich diocese faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI's handling of four cases when ...
VIEWPOINT Who is my neighbor? - The notion of functioning as a Good Samaritan is one that transcends any particular faith tradition. The idea of humans ...
Author: Stephen Thurston III
Virtual Creating Change rescheduled for March 19-20 - -- From a press release - Jan. 20, 2022—Washington, D.C.: The National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change conference, which was recently changed to a virtual format ...
Planned Parenthood Illinois Action launches virtual Black Community Town Hall Series in February - -- From a press release - CHICAGO - Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) proudly announces a new Black Community Town Hall series in honor of Black ...
Failure to enact Freedom to Vote is a blow to vulnerable groups - -- From a press release - From Kierra Johnson, Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund: "The failure to enact the Freedom to ...
'Jane's Army' to recruit, deploy pro-choice volunteers - -- From a press release - Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, Men4Choice, and Future Voices Council have launched Jane's Army — a joint campaign to recruit ...
LGBTQ+ organizations release eighth State Equality Index - The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their eighth annual State Equality Index (SEI). The SEI ...
Sinema under fire from LGBTQ+ groups for voting-rights stance - Some LGBTQ+-rights organizations have criticized U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona)—a member of the community—after her stance on voting rights. Sinema ...
NCAA updates trans-related policies - The NCAA has adopted a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International ...
PASSAGES Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate Murray McKay dies - Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate, curator, designer and LGBTQ activist Edward Murray McKay died Jan. 4 of cancer. He ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Gilead: Patients received fake HIV drugs - Gilead Sciences Inc said an unauthorized network of drug distributors and suppliers sold pharmacies more than $250 million of counterfeit ...
Nominations announced for 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards - -- From a press release - New York, NY - Wed., Jan. 19, 2022 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) ...
AIDS Foundation Chicago cancels World of Chocolate due to COVID-19 surge - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) has made the difficult decision to cancel its World of Chocolate event, the organization's ...
Human Rights Campaign Foundation releases new data on the LGBTQ+ wage gap - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, ...
Human Rights Campaign celebrates advances in LGBTQ+ policies one year into Biden-Harris administration - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — One day before the one year anniversary of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President ...
VIEWS Trans women passing the torch - I am writing this letter to the editor to compliment Windy City Times on its recent article "Passing the torch: ...
Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley dies at 73 - Andre Leon Talley—the fashion icon and former creative director of Vogue magazine—died Jan. 18 at age 73. Details were not ...
LGBTQ+-rights activist Jim Obergefell announces political run - Jim Obergefell—the LGBTQ+-rights activist and named plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide—announced Jan. 18 that ...
Chief Judge Evans responds to Mayor Lightfoot's request on electronic monitoring - -- Press release from Office of the Chief Judge Cook County Circuit Court - Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans responded Jan. 19 to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's request for a moratorium on use of ...
Texas' anti-trans youth sports law goes into effect - A new Texas law bars transgender student athletes from competing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity, ...
Passing the torch: How generations of trans women approach activism, advocacy - As part of an older generation of transgender women in Chicago (including icon Gloria Allen), advocate Channyn Lynne Parker knows ...
Author: Max Lubbers
Nat'l Black Justice Coalition celebrates openly LGBTQ+/SGL NAACP Image Award nominees - -- From a press release - The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the historic number of openly Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+, and same-gender ...
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame issues call for nominations - The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has announced a call for nominations for the 2022 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. ...
Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program reopening - Application sessions for the Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program—which incorporates short-term culinary arts and job readiness—will take place Feb. ...
Two join races for state office, Personal PAC comments on threats to reproductive rights - -- From a Personal PAC press release - Chicago, IL — Today, following the news that anti-choice extremists Richard Irvin and Avery Bourne would run as Republicans for ...
COVID Mayor Lightfoot ends isolation - Five days after testing positive for COVID-19, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she is out of isolation, per CBS Chicago. "Thank ...
Aurora mayor joins crowded GOP field in race for governor - Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announced his candidacy for governor of Illinois on Jan. 17, joining a slew of Republicans hoping ...
PASSAGES Allen Anthony Schuh - Allen Schuh loved Christmas, so as a final gift he got to see his beloved lights and ornaments one last ...
Rabbi taken hostage in Texas LGBTQ-friendly synagogue expresses thanks - Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, who was among the four hostages freed Jan. 15 from a Dallas-area synagogue, said there was "no ...
Illinois organizations included in NEA's $33M grant dispersal - The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with ...
WORLD Archbishop demoted, Israel ruling, Denmark petition, tennis icon - Pope Francis demoted Archbishop Giacomo Morandi, the number-two official in the doctrine office, due to the belief that he is ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Lambda Legal, Penn. city's change, couple on the run, Bayard Rustin - Lambda Legal filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, ...
Author: Windy City Times staff

Entertainment
SHOWBIZ Music festivals, Murray Bartlett, Reese Witherspoon, author David Sedaris - Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival revealed the lineup for this year's festival, taking place June 16-19 on the Bonnaroo Farm ...
Billy Masters: Colton Underwood, Golden Globes and more - "I was not prepared to receive death threats over a fictional character's fictional relationship choices that are fictional which means ...
Author: Billy Masters
MUSIC Aimee Mann to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music - Musician Aimee Mann is slated to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer ...
Hubbard Street Dance finds new home at Water Tower Place - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has moved its studio to a 13,000-square-foot space on the fourth floor of Water Tower ...
Revry's Black History Month of LGBTQ-First Films and Series celebrates Black stories - -- From a press release - Los Angeles - This Black History Month, Revry is programming LGBTQ-first Black stories with themes from the differently-abled, LGBTQ athletes, ...
MOVIES Siskel films include 'The Power of the Dog,' 'Flee' - The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., has current and upcoming movie slates that include everything from older ...
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE, dance community designate 2022 the "Year of Chicago Dance" - -- From a press release - CHICAGO—In deep partnership with the local dance community, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ...

Outlines
Blackhawks win fourth straight; Bulls lose third consecutive game - The Chicago Blackhawks (15-18-5) defeated the Anaheim Ducks (19-15-7) 3-0 at the United Center on Jan. 15. It was Chicago's ...
SPORTS Bulls and Blackhawks both lose - Jan. 17 was not a good night for Chicago's NBA and NHL teams. The Chicago Bulls (27-15) lost their fourth ...
SPORTS Bulls end losing streak against Cleveland - The Chicago Bulls (28-15) ended their four-game losing streak with a sorely needed 117-104 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers (27-19) ...


 

 



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