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Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for financial improprieties on April 27, according ...
Springfield area trans student wins access in settlement with school - From a press release - A Springfield area high school student who is transgender has resolved a complaint against his school that results in fair ...
Bangladesh LGBT activist murdered - From a press release - On April 25, two men were hacked to death, including U.S. Embassy worker Xulhaz Mannan. Mannan was the editor of ...
Colo. Stp. Ct. Refuses to Hear Case of Bakery Who Turned Away Gay Couple - DENVER — The Colorado State Supreme Court decided today to let stand an appellate court ruling that Masterpiece Cakeshop violated ...
Equality Illinois names new CEO - Equality Illinois has named Brian C. Johnson as its new CEO, succeeding Bernard Cherkasov, who previously announced his resignation effective ...
Marubio announced as associate judge - Mary Catherine Marubio, who is an administrative law judge for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation ( IDFPR ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Music icon Prince dead at 57 - By Matt Simonette Rock superstar Prince, whose music and work inspired many in the LGBT community—even as he courted controversy ...
Author: Matthew Simonette
250+ Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Groups Condemn Anti-Trans Laws - Amid the national uproar over a North Carolina law that codified discrimination against transgender people, more than 250 sexual assault ...

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Equality Illinois names new CEO - Equality Illinois has named Brian C. Johnson as its new CEO, succeeding Bernard Cherkasov, who previously announced his resignation effective ...
250+ Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Groups Condemn Anti-Trans Laws - Amid the national uproar over a North Carolina law that codified discrimination against transgender people, more than 250 sexual assault ...
APA opposes state bills targeting LGBTs - WASHINGTON - The American Psychological Association is committed to promoting the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
Coalition aims for Servin firing, CSU funding - Activists gathered at Chicago City Hall, just outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office, on April 20 for a rally to demand ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Tiny Home Summit looks at housing solutions for Chicago - Set between an Austin, Texas neighborhood housing estate and the halcyon panorama of the Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park, there ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Rev. John Jenkins dies - Rev. John Wesley Jenkins, 73, a resident of Bethany Retirement Community in Chicago, died on Thursday morning, April 21, 2016, ...
Lambda tells court State Dept. intersex passport policy 'absurd' - Lambda Legal April 22 urged the U.S. District Court in Colorado to deny the federal government's motion to dismiss the ...
HRC Blasts Ted Cruz's New Transphobic Ad - WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) released the following statement on Ted Cruz's despicable new campaign ad ...
Lambda Legal's Bon Foster moves from celebration to resolve - There were a few changes to Lambda Legal's April 21 Bon Foster fundraiser. Named in memory of Robert Bonvoulior "Bon" ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
First United Methodist Church in Charlotte Performs Same-Sex Wedding - From a press release - On Saturday, retired Bishop Talbert co-officiated with Rev. Val Rosenquist at the wedding of Jim Wilborne and John Romano at ...
Colo. Stp. Ct. Refuses to Hear Case of Bakery Who Turned Away Gay Couple - DENVER — The Colorado State Supreme Court decided today to let stand an appellate court ruling that Masterpiece Cakeshop violated ...
Storage project gears up to help youth experiencing homelessness - CHICAGO, IL - Imagine trying to get to work or school or a doctor's appointment while carrying everything that matters ...
UN Association Chicago chapter to discuss human rights - Chicago ( Monday, April 25, 2016 ) — On Thursday, May 5, the Chicago chapter of the United Nations Association ...
World news: Obama in the UK, killers sentenced, Dolce & Gabbana - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - President Obama appeared at a town hall during his and First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to the United Kingdom. At ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Engendering Change workshops challenge through shared info - The 2016 Engendering Change Conference held at the University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC )'s campus April 23 established ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Guest column: Do you know your fair housing rights? - I am a student working at the John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Clinic hoping to spread awareness about LGBTQ ...
Author: William Kingston
Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison - Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for financial improprieties on April 27, according ...
'Your Voice! Your Health!' researches, recruits for better healthcare - University of Chicago and Morten Group, LLC work together to encourage LGBTQ people of color to speak up about their ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
Marubio announced as associate judge - Mary Catherine Marubio, who is an administrative law judge for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation ( IDFPR ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Bangladesh LGBT activist murdered - From a press release - On April 25, two men were hacked to death, including U.S. Embassy worker Xulhaz Mannan. Mannan was the editor of ...
Engendering Change keynote focuses on intersectional activism - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "You've all heard the story. One day a group of drag queens in New York got sick and tired of ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Dining news: Pastoral festival, Lamian starts lunch, Iron Chef raffle - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —In honor of Baconfest this weekend, Staytion Market & Bar, 1 W. Wacker Dr., will host the all-day-long celebration "Bacon, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
National: Trans teen's letter, Cruz blasted, Michelle Obama's statement - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A transgender ninth-grader wrote a letter to N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory about the so-called "bathroom bill," a press release stated. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Springfield area trans student wins access in settlement with school - From a press release - A Springfield area high school student who is transgender has resolved a complaint against his school that results in fair ...
VIEWS Pope's damaging message to trans teens - Pope Francis' long-awaited apostolic exhortation—"Amoris Laetitia," or "The Joy of Love"—was just released. The good news is that he urges ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
THE AMAZON TRAIL Gender buttons - Where do little kids get their urgent need to know my gender? Is it intrinsic, some part of survival of ...
Author: Lee Lynch
Lynch, Warren among school's recipients - Columbia College Chicago has announced a roster of Emmy-, Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning artists and creative industry leaders as its ...
Center on Halsted starts housing initiative - Center on Halsted announced, on April 21, that it is accepting applications for its Youth Housing Initiative. The program is ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Coalition aims for Servin firing, CSU funding - Activists gathered at Chicago City Hall, just outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office, on April 20 for a rally to demand ...
Author: Matt Simonette
National Gay Media Association condemns murder of LGBTI editor - From a press release - The National Gay Media Association joins with the world community in condemning the senseless and brutal killing yesterday of Xulhaz ...
Kitty Genovese's murderer dies in prison - By Carrie Maxwell Although not known to the wider world, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese was a lesbian and in a ...
Tenn. gov. urged to veto anti-LGBT bill - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is being asked to veto a bill the Tennessee Legislature recently passed. House Bill 1840/Senate Bill ...
Darby honored at AVER convention - Jim Darby was made an honorary lifetime member of AVER ( American Veterans for Equal Rights ) at the organization's ...
HIV/AIDS PSA launched by GLAAD and Taylor Foundation - From a press release - New York, NY — GLAAD has released a Public Service Announcement ( PSA ) in partnership with The Elizabeth Taylor ...

Entertainment
Music icon Prince dead at 57 - By Matt Simonette Rock superstar Prince, whose music and work inspired many in the LGBT community—even as he courted controversy ...
International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Makes History in Cape Town - From a press release - Cape Town ( 25 April 2016 )—The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association's 33rd Annual Global Convention, held 14-16 April ...
Joffrey Ballet closes 60th season with Ashton's Cinderella - From a press release - The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the culmination of its 60th Anniversary Season with the return of Sir Frederick Ashton's dazzling three-act ...
Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein in "Hairspray Live" to air Dec. 7 - From a press release - UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — April 25, 2016 — Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony ...
NU student group presents 'Queertopia,''Queergasim' - On April 16, the Northwestern University Queer Pride Graduate Student Association presented Queertopia 2016 at the Graduate Commons on the ...
Author: Vern Hester
THEATER REVIEW The Producers - Book: Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Music and Lyrics: Mel Brooks. At: Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Sender - Playwright: Ike Holter. At: A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: 312-943-8722; ; $30-$35. Runs through: May 29 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW In the Time of the Butterflies - Playwright: Caridad Svich, from Julia Alvarez's novel. At: Teatro Vista at Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-871-3000; ; ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Neo-Futurists on film - Sharon Green made a scoffing laugh when asked about a detail in her alumni bio on the The Neo-Futurists' website. ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Harris appoints 1st choreographer in residence - The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St., has appointed choreographer Brian Brooks its first-ever choreographer in ...
Five Worth Finding: Black Deutschland, Pretty Little Liars, Panes cafe - Special to the online edition of Windy City Time - —Black Deutschland: Darryl Pinckney's intriguing novel focuses on Jeb, a Black Chicagoan who flees to Berlin, Germany. He indulges his ...
Entertainment news: Ricky Martin, Mariah Carey, Wendy Williams, Anderson Cooper - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A female fan got to kiss singer Ricky Martin—for $90,000, according to NewNowNext.com. Paola Diniz was the highest bidder at ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Kata Hay soars on 'The Voice' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The 10th season of The Voice premiered in February on NBC with judges Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Gay artist and noted historian hold talk at NU - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On April 20, The Mary and Leigh Block Museum at Northwestern University presented a discussion and question-and-answer session with noted ...
Author: Vern Hester
Upcoming: Chicago House spring brunch, 'I Am Jazz,' fashion awards, - Chicago House's annual spring brunch May 1 Chicago House's 2016 spring brunch and fashion show will take place Sunday, May ...
Upcoming: Tegan and Sara, Children's museum, Garden of Eve, Personal PAC panel - New Tegan and Sara songs out, album soon In anticipation of their forthcoming album Love You to Death, Tegan and ...
THEATER The end of adolescence: Ike Holter looks at aging hipsters in 'Sender' - Late in Ike Holter's play Sender, 20-going-on-30 Jordan, in a burst of pantheistic zeal, hurls his cigarettes off the third-floor ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Knight at the movies: 'The Meddler' and other mothers - Mom is just a phone call away If there's one thing I love it's a good mother-daughter movie. And with ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
BOOK REVIEW Lily and Dunkin - By Donna Gephart. $16.99; Random House Books; 352 pages In her first foray into LGBT children's literature, award-winning author ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Mama, Mi'Jo, and Me: Ana Castillo explains herself in memoir 'Black Dove' - Celebrated Latina author and feminist Ana Castillo is a woman of many identities—some acknowledged and lauded, some unspoken. "I'm not ...
Author: Liz Baudler
Theater spotlight on In the Heat of the Night, Critic's Picks - In the Heat of the Night Contemplate the current U.S. state of race relations and policing by looking back ...
THEATER REVIEW Even Longer and Farther Away - Playwright: Chelsea Marcantel. At: The New Colony at Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: ; $20-$25. Runs through: May ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
BENT NIGHTS Prince, June 7,1958 - April 21, 2016 - "My name is Prince and I am funky... My name is Prince, the one and only..." By the time Prince ...
Author: Vern Hester

Outlines
Figure skater Adam Rippon breaks the ice - FFigure skater Adam Rippon has constantly won awards throughout his career. In 2010, he became a Four Continents champion and, ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
VEHICLE REVIEW 2016 Chevy Volt: Nice ... if there's a garage to charge - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Sam Gomez, GayWheels - Anyone who has ever tried to eat healthily has experienced sticker shock. Healthy foods, unless you know how to shop ...
Auto news: lawsuits, recalls and more - —Volkswagen lawsuit: A former Volkswagen employee has alleged that deleted documents and obstructed justice after the Environmental Protection Agency ( ...
'Wright Plus 2016' on May 21-22 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On May 21, Wright Plus 2016 traces the arc of the Prairie School's early 20th-century architecture with interior tours of ...
Game on: Force looks to regain championship form - There are a lot of new faces this season on the Chicago Force roster, including recruits from local flag football ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
In the Life: Daniel Lewellin - Daniel Lewellin started working in the hotel industry at age 15 at a small, limited-service property in Hinckley, Minnesota, where ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times


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