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DAILY BREAKING
PASSAGES Chicago athlete, philanthropist Dick Uyvari dies - Richard M. "Dick" Uyvari, a longtime participant and supporter of Chicago's LGBT and AIDS organizations, died Sept. 2. He was ...
Chicago HIV/AIDS funding rally Sept. 4 - The American Medical Student Association chapters of Chicago, Partners in Health Engage-Chicago and HIV Prevention Justice Alliance ( a project ...
Supreme Court denies KY County Clerk's request to refuse marriage licenses - On Aug. 31, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to not allow Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis to deny marriage ...
Equality Illinois announces statewide expansion - LGBT advocacy organization Equality Illinois, on Aug. 29, announced an expanded statewide strategy that included a central Illinois field office ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Women & Children First to host Gloria Steinem talking with Roxane Gay - From a Women & Children First press release - CHICAGO, IL — On Thursday, October 29th, Women & Children First bookstore is thrilled to bring together two giants of ...

News
Historic UN Security Council briefing focuses on LGBTQ refugees - As a 27-year-old man, Subhi Nahas could have spent an afternoon walking through magnificent olive orchards before taking-in the flawless ...
Chicago panel calls for awareness, action for murdered Black trans women - Just as the Aug. 25 sun began to set outside the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Social Justice Initiative's ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Federation of Gay Games honors Ireland for popular vote for marriage - From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA ( 27 August 2015 ) The Federation of Gay Games ( FGG ) board of directors ...
President Obama speaks on ten-year anniversary of Katrina - From the White House - Remarks by the President, 4 p.n. CDT, at the Andrew Sanchez Community Center, New Orleans, Louisiana: THE PRESIDENT: ...
Portland, Oregon, Catholic school to protect openly gay employees - From press releases - Press release from DignityUSA: DignityUSA, the nation's foremost organization of LGBT Catholics, celebrates the decision of the Board and administration ...
Springfield bishop implements guidelines for Catholic schools - Following a same-sex married couple attempting to enroll their child in an area Catholic school, Springfield, Illinois, Bishop Thomas John ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Women & Children First to host Gloria Steinem talking with Roxane Gay - From a Women & Children First press release - CHICAGO, IL — On Thursday, October 29th, Women & Children First bookstore is thrilled to bring together two giants of ...
Project Fierce Chicago buys building in North Lawndale - PIt's all smiles these days at Project Fierce Chicago ( PFC ), but now the real work starts—and that's a ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicago momentum building for 2016 Creating Change - Far more people than expected crowded into an Aug. 27 patio party at the North Side bar SoFo Tap that ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Equality Illinois announces statewide expansion - LGBT advocacy organization Equality Illinois, on Aug. 29, announced an expanded statewide strategy that included a central Illinois field office ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Equality Illinois announces statewide expansion - LGBT advocacy organization Equality Illinois, on Aug. 29, announced an expanded statewide strategy that included a central Illinois field office ...
Writer Oliver Sacks dies at age 82 - Writer and neurologist Oliver Sacks died Aug. 30 at his Manhattan home at age 82. Sacks died at his home ...
Supreme Court denies KY County Clerk's request to refuse marriage licenses - On Aug. 31, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to not allow Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis to deny marriage ...
Report looks at implications of religious exemption laws - From a press release - DENVER, September 1, 2015 —The Movement Advancement Project ( MAP ) today released a new report examining how state and ...
Chicago HIV/AIDS funding rally Sept. 4 - The American Medical Student Association chapters of Chicago, Partners in Health Engage-Chicago and HIV Prevention Justice Alliance ( a project ...
Millions to 'go purple' to stand against bullying Oct. 15 - From a press release - New York, Tuesday, September 1, 2015 — GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( LGBT ) media advocacy ...
Project&/Expo Chicago Collaboration focused on social aesthetics - From a press release - This September 2015 heralds the inauguration of the annual Project&/Expo Chicago Collaboration Focused on Social Aesthetics. In honor of this ...
Pride at Work takes aim at HRC and Equality Index - Pride at Work, a group of LGBT union activists affiliated with the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations ( ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Transgender inmate Ashley Diamond released from Georgia prison - From a press release - GROVETOWN, Ga. — Ashley Diamond, the transgender inmate who sued the Georgia Department of Corrections ( GDC ) after being ...
Study: Sexual-minority men more empathic toward fellow minorities - From a press release - White sexual-minority men may be more empathic toward other minority groups compared to their heterosexual white peers. A new study ...
National: Ashley Madison and Grindr; RentBoy; Facebook apology - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Emails that Forbes obtained showed that the cheating website Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media, was considering acquiring Grindr, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
World news: UN briefing; Turing letters; African activist - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - In a historic first, the United Nations Security Council was briefed on the plight of LGBT people in territories in ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Study: Multiple barriers to HIV testing for teens - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Although younger men who have sex with men ( MSM ) are often at the highest risk of HIV infection, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Gender Odyssey Conference breaks new ground - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Gender Odyssey Conference was held at the Washington State Convention Center Aug. 20-23 and, in its 14th year, surpassed ...
Author: Sarah Toce
HIV/AIDS funding rally Sept. 4 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - ...
Chef Art Smith, artist Jesus Salgueiro talk parenting, activism - When Art Smith and Jesus Salgueiro met 15 years ago, they never dreamed they'd become parents to four siblings all ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Open To Thinking: A personal tribute to Julian Bond - A recurring column - It was Spring of 1965. The high hopes raised by the 1964 Civil Rights Act had been dashed by the ...
Author: Nick Patricca
No new infections in large-scale PrEP study - A California study of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis ( PrEP ) use amongst gay men—the first conducted in a clinical practice setting—showed ...
Author: Matt Simonette
'Transformations' event looks at HIV within trans demo - The structural, institutional and economic realities of HIV within the transgender community were the primary focuses of the Primary Prevention ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Shopping festival Sept. 4-5 - The 2015 Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival will take place Sept. 4-5. Brands offering unique experiences include Gap, AT&T Flagship Store, ...
RFRA laws subject of latest MAP report - The Movement Advancement Project ( MAP ) has released its latest report highlighting the effects of federal and state Religious ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
PASSAGES Chicago athlete, philanthropist Dick Uyvari dies - Richard M. "Dick" Uyvari, a longtime participant and supporter of Chicago's LGBT and AIDS organizations, died Sept. 2. He was ...
Broadway in Chicago turns 15 in the park - Chicago took a bite of the big apple in Millennium Park on Aug. 17 with a free summer concert that ...
2nd Annual TransReelization opens hearts and unlocks doors - Award-winning filmmaker Lana Wachowski opened her art and the Chicago studio that forges it to more than 170 people on ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
LETTER: Research-oriented - Statement on NIH efforts to focus research to end the AIDS pandemic: Extraordinary progress has been made in HIV/AIDS research ...
MOMBIAN Back-to-school reflections and resources - Back-to-school time always raises mixed feelings in me. On the one hand, years of being in academia make me see ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
NIH expands research on sexual, gender health - The National Institutes of Health ( NIH ) released an administrative supplement to expand existing research to focus on sexual ...
Trans beach party a success - The 2nd Annual Chicago Trans Pride Beach Party took place Aug. 30 at Ardmore Hollywood Beach, 5800 N. Lake Shore ...
Military trans ban could end next May - The ban on transgender individuals in the U.S. military forces could end May 27, according to USA Today. A memo ...

Entertainment
Reeling LGBTQ+ film fest offers movies showcasing queer diversity - From a press release - ( Chicago, IL ) Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for ...
Entertainment: Ricky Martin; Marc Jacobs; Maria Bello; Timberlake - Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin has criticized presidential candidate Donald Trump for "continuing to gratuitously harass the Latin community," Gay ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Leona Lewis on U.S. market, new CD and drag queens - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The British bombshell Leona Lewis exploded on television almost a decade ago, winning the third season of The X Factor ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Chicago trans residents Davis and Brady part of MTV VMAs - Chicago transgender residents Precious Davis and Myles Brady were part of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards ( VMAs ). ...
THEATER REVIEW After Miss Julie - Playwright: Patrick Marber, adapted from the play By August Strindberg. At: Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway. Tickets: 866-811-4111; ; ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Conjoined anew - When Porchlight Music Theatre included the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show as part of its 2015-16 season, it was ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Play to mark 10th anniv. of Katrina - The Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St., will observe the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with The Play About My ...
Theater Spotlight and Critics' Picks - Theater Spotlight The sex-positive variety show Menage-A-Hah returns for another stint at Mary's Attic, this time featuring standup comedy sets ...
THEATER REVIEW October Sky - Playwright: Aaron Thielen ( book ), Michael Mahler ( music/lyrics ) At: Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire. Tickets: 1-847-634-0200; ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Price - Playwright: Arthur Miller. At: TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave. Tickets: 773-281-8463 or ; $38-$51. Runs through Nov. 22 The ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Theater, now on stage and soon to come - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Addresses in Chicago unless otherwise noted Now on stage: Not Suitable For Textbooks. Improvised omissions and additions from history. At ...
Androgynous model aims to change world through fashion - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - She might have been joking when she said her ultimate goal was "world peace," but androgynous and agender model Rain ...
Author: Charlsie Dewey
MUSIC Singer Greg Holden talks 'American Idol,' 'Boys in the Street' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Scottish-born singer-songwriter Greg Holden has taken center stage in his career due in part to the song "Boys In The ...
Author: Terri-Lynne Waldron
Petterino's celebrates 8th anniversary of Monday Night Live Sept. 14 - From a press release - CHICAGO ( August 2015 )—Petterino's ( 150 N. Dearborn St., at Randolph in the heart of the theater district ), ...
Billy Masters - "Black drag queen comes in and saves all the white folk ... that doesn't happen often!"—Billy Porter encapsulates the plot ...
Author: Billy Masters
Chicago Opera Theater gets largest single gift - Andreas Mitisek, general director of Chicago Opera Theater ( COT ), announced that the company has received a $1.5-million gift ...
THEATER REVIEW The Jacksonian - Playwright: Beth Henley, At: Profiles Theatre Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. Tickets: 773-549-1815; ; $35-$40. Runs through: Oct. 11 Beth ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge

Outlines
Feminist book group turns 40 - In 1975, Connie Kiosse and Pat Becker decided to form a book club. The two had met four years before ...
Author: Skylar Baker-Jordan
AIDS Run & Walk Chicago continues to expand - More participants are expected and likely more funds will be raised, along with other changes, for the annual AIDS Run ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Chicago Sky clinches 2015 playoffs berth - From a press release - CHICAGO — With tonight's 98-96 Chicago Sky victory over the Atlanta Dream and the Connecticut Sun's 80-66 loss to the ...
Dining news: New Freshii; Chicago Independents - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —On Aug. 25, Freshii—the fast-casual, fresh food franchise—opened its doors at Citigroup Center at 500 W. Madison St. Freshii offers ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Tips for traveling abroad - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As summer 2015 comes to a close and your travel wallets turn to fall and winter escapes, it is good ...
Author: Jeff Guaracino
BOOK REVIEW Nothing Looks Familiar - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - By Shawn Syms, $15.95; Arsenal Pulp Press; 184 pages And they lived happily ever after. Even today, years after ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Upcoming events in politics, parties, health, art, music - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Sept. 20 rally to support Clinton On Sunday, Sept. 20, at 3 p.m., U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky is hosting a ...
Upcoming events in sports - AIDS Run & Walk Sept. 26 at Soldier Field This year's AIDS Run & Walk Chicago, hosted by the AIDS ...
Rugby player makes history in England - A British rugby league player has become the first professional in his sport to come out as gay, Messenger Newspapers ...
MLB inclusion ambassador talks about newly out player - Billy Bean received a random text message during spring training for the 2015 baseball season from David Denson, who said ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
BOOKS Uncovering the past: Emily Bingham is 'Irrepressible' - Kentucky-born Moredcai author Emily Bingham discovered treasure trunks in the attic that would one day unlock a lifetime of family ...
Author: Sarah Toce
SAVOR Seven Lions - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide - \Honestly, I wasn't quite sure what to expect from Seven Lions ( 130 S. Michigan Ave.; SevenLionsChicago.com ). Before visiting ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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