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Obama-era guidance protecting safety of transgender prisoners now rolled back - - From the Human Rights Campaign: WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, ...
Trans military persons file in Trump ban case - NCLR, GLAD file to permanently stop ban - Transgender military-ban plaintiffs in Doe v. Trump—the first lawsuit to challenge the Trump-Pence ban—filed a cross-motion for summary judgment May ...
Lightfoot formally announces mayoral candidacy - "Inclusion and equity" were key words echoed throughout Lori Lightfoot's announcement for her mayoral candidacy. Joined by her wife Amy ...
Author: Liz Baudler

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Lightfoot formally announces mayoral candidacy - "Inclusion and equity" were key words echoed throughout Lori Lightfoot's announcement for her mayoral candidacy. Joined by her wife Amy ...
Trans military persons file in Trump ban case - NCLR, GLAD file to permanently stop ban - Transgender military-ban plaintiffs in Doe v. Trump—the first lawsuit to challenge the Trump-Pence ban—filed a cross-motion for summary judgment May ...
Obama-era guidance protecting safety of transgender prisoners now rolled back - From news releases - From the Human Rights Campaign: WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, ...
Oklahoma First State in 2018 to Deny Children Loving Families - From a Lambda Legal news release - ( New York, May 11, 2018 ) — Today, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed SB 1140, a license-to-discriminate bill that ...
Stephanie Sandberg new Executive Director of LPAC, LGBTQ women's political group - From a news release, video below - WASHINGTON, DC, May 11, 2018……….LPAC, the country's only political action committee empowering and engaging LGBTQ women politically, today announced that ...
Party promoters speak about lesbian spaces at Center in Halsted - Video below - Center on Halsted introduced the women's faces behind the spaces for the program "Courageous Conversations: What the L" on May ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
ACLU asking court to reverse allowing group to intervene in transgender student case - From a news release - CHICAGO — In November 2017, Nova Maday and the ACLU of Illinois filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court ...
The Shepards keynote hate-crimes summit - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Judy and Dennis Shepard gave the keynote address at the Matthew Shepard Foundation- and Center on Halsted ( the Center ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Unprecedented 7 LGBT candidates for governor - Only in recent years, the LGBT community has been able to support one or two openly LGBT candidate for governor. ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Authorities searching for missing suburban man - Chicago Police Department and River Forest Police Department are asking for information as to the whereabouts of a Western Suburban ...
Author: Matt Simonette
WORLD Mariela Castro, HIV news, Greek legislation - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Mariela Castro, a Cuban lawmaker and daughter of Communist Party chief Raul Castro, has said she will push for same-sex ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NATIONAL Election news, Pulse Nightclub, drag queen attacked - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Ohio state Rep. Nickie J. Antonio won the Democratic primary election on Nay 8 and will almost certainly become the ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Holocaust museum's architectural honor - The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects ( AIA Illinois ) has named Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education ...
Taste of Chicago headliners announced - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ( DCASE ) have announced ...
'Ethical Sluthood' May 24 at the Center - "Ethical Sluthood"—the second in the COUP/3 GOALS series—will take place Thursday, May 24, 7-9:30 p.m., at Center on Halsted, 3656 ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR Walking for immigrant justice and dignity - To whom it may concern: On April 28, Rev. Jose S. Landaverde, of the diocese of Quincy, Illinois—and chaplain of ...
THE AMAZON TRAIL The six-foot table solution - Yes, we can solve all our problems with six-foot tables—even world peace. I'm surprised no one thought of it before. ...
Author: Lee Lynch
Billie Jean King shows pioneering spirit in talk with Kate Kendell - Billie Jean King's lifelong fight for equality began when she was 12, when the junior tennis player was practicing at ...
Author: Sari Staver
Emma Gonzalez part of June 15 march - Emma Gonzalez and other students from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, are scheduled to take part in St. ...
CPS holds annual 'Queer Prom' - On May 11, the Chicago Public Schools ( CPS ) held "Candyland 2018," its seventh annual prom for LGBTQA students, ...
Author: Vern Hester
Local dealership settles anti-gay discrimination suit - A Chicago car dealership will pay $100,000 to settle a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ( EEOC ) lawsuit, after ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Illinois LGBTQ leaders part of internship program - Victory Institute announced the 12 young LGBTQ leaders it selected for the 2018 class of the Victory Congressional Internship program. ...
Experts say large health disparities exist between Chicago LGBTQs - by Jesse Arnholz - During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump made overt attempts to reach out to LGBTQ residents. In June 2016, for example, ...
Lightfoot speaks with local LGBT leaders - Just one day after officially announcing that she was joining the crowded field of candidates who will be challenging incumbent ...
Author: Matt Simonette
ELECTIONS 2019 CHICAGO Mayoral candidate Lightfoot on LGBT issues, police board work - Lori Lightfoot, an attorney and former federal prosecutor who for three years headed up the Chicago Police Board, announced her ...
Author: Matt Simonette
'P.O.W.E.R. Project' to run in June - The Art Leaders of Color Network ( ALCN ) and the Comfort Station join forces to present the P.O.W.E.R. Project ...
LGBTQ State Legislative Candidates Win in Pennsylvania; Primary Victories Elsewhere - From news releases - From The Human Rights Campaign: PHILADELPHIA — Tonight, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ...
Anti-LGBTQ Tony Perkins, Gary Bauer appionted to Commission on Internat'l Religious Freedom - From an HRC news release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ...

Entertainment
Pride Arts Center plans cabarets, film screenings, comedy and WeFest - From a news release - Chicago - In addition to its just-announced "PAC Pride Fest" of five fully-staged plays, the Pride Arts Center will host ...
City Lit's 2018-19 season to span four centuries with comedies, dramas - For its 2018-19 season, City Lit Theater will reach across four centuries to examine ideas that continue to challenge us ...
The Condo Association presents year of queer, political, unapologetic community - From a news release - The Condo Association is an art collective comprised of anti-fascist, and anti-capitalistic humans seeking to empower and support the creativity ...
THEATER REVIEW Suddenly Last Summer - Playwright: Tennessee Williams At: Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street. Tickets: 773-338-2177; RavenTheatre.com; $46. Runs through June 17 New Orleans ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE THEATER Heath Saunders takes lead in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' - Extended for the online version of Windy City Times - The 1970 groundbreaking musical Jesus Christ Superstar—which Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice created—continues to rise in popularity to this ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MOVIES Director, writer talk star-studded 'Book Club' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Cashing in on the book club craze, four seasoned stars have come together to make a movie about relationships and ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL 'The Days Are Shorter' on aging, from women's perspectives - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The male midlife crisis has been examined in exhaustive detail in everything from John Updike's novels to plays such as ...
Author: Kerry Reid
SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Theater on the open road - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Most of the year people go to theater despite the weather, but during thesummer people can go because of the ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
VALUE TRAVEL A weekend getaway to Toronto - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Bill Malcolm - Toronto makes a perfect destination for a summer getaway, especially since your U.S. dollar is worth $1.28 Canadian. I was ...
SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW Films feature mystery, superheroes and Cher - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - This summer Hollywood seems to have learned a lesson on producing overhyped blockbuster movies, films based on TV shows or ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
SUMMER MUSIC PREVIEW Chicago to host Janelle, Sam Smith and much more - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Chicago is heating up in the next few months, with tons of concerts coming to town, including outdoor festivals featuring ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
SHOWBIZ Charlize Theron, Mapplethorpe, Karamo Brown, ABBA - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Watch What Happens Live, Charlize Theron confirmed that an Atomic Blonde 2 is in development, Deadline noted. The Academy ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Friends to host benefit for acclaimed songwriter Marsha Malamet in LA - Clifford Bell, Hillary Rollins and Lampkin Music Group present: "Love Don't Need a Reason: A Benefit for Marsha Malamet" on ...
Beverly Arts Center to host its first LGBTQ show - Sunday, May 20, will mark at least two firsts for the Chicago community of Beverly: the first time the Beverly ...
Author: Bronson Pettitt
SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Ten wonderful shows to see - Whether you love big flashy musicals or intimate black box dramas, Chicago theaters have something special in store. Here are ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen
Global play readings through May 31 - International Voices Project ( IVP )—marking the ninth season of play readings by playwrights from around the world—will take place ...
SUMMER DANCE SPECIAL Unusual offerings heat up summer - Dance this summer starts with a bang and ends with a slow, satisfying burn. Front load your dance card in ...
Author: Joanna Furnans
SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Hot recommendations - Summer theater productions are rising in temperature with some hot upcoming performances heading to Chicago. If you don't want to ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Rivendell extends 'The Cake' to June 2 - Rivendell Theatre Ensemble ( RTE )—Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core—will add ...
Second City to host Pride sketch show - The Second City has announced a June run for "The Second City's Let's Make It Perfectly Queer: A Salute to ...
THEATER REVIEW Flies! The Musical! - Playwright: Cindy O'Connor ( music ), Larry Todd Cousineau ( book and lyrics ) At: Pride Films and Plays at ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen
Theater Spotlight on Don Quixote - Think Don Quixote, and most invariably think one of a ziggitygillion crooners going for the money notes in "The Impossible ...
Critics'Picks - Buddy, American Blues Theater at Stage 773, through May 26. Far more concert than story, the short, mostly sweet life ...
THEATER REVIEW ThroatPunch - Playwright: Sharon Krome At: Chicago Mosaic School, 1101 W. Granville Ave. Tickets: NothingWithoutACompany.org; $10-$20; free on select days. Runs through: ...
Author: Kerry Reid
SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Summer promises: Theater in and around the city - One might not believe it from the climate-change weather people are getting now, but summer is on its way and, ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Days Are Shorter - Playwright: Corinne J. Kawecki At: Pride Films and Plays at the Pride Arts Buena, 4147 N. Broadway. Tickets: $25; PrideFilmsAndPlays.com; ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge

Outlines
Andersonville Wine Walk on May 20 - The 12th annual Andersonville Wine Walk ( featuring 30 local businesses ) will take place Sunday, May 20, 3-6 p.m. ...
SAVOR Vine and dandy, Checking out Michigan wineries - DISH Weekly Dining Guide Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Michigan is known for various things, from cars to apples to Wolverines ( the ones from the University of Michigan, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
DINING Stan's Donuts, royal wedding desserts, 'Star Wars' drinks - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Stan's Donuts & Coffee has partnered with Passion House Coffee Roasters on two custom coffee roasts that will be freshly ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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