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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2016 inductions announced - Twelve individuals, two organizations, and two friends of the community have been selected for induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall ...

News
WERQ! LGBTQ Job Fair Sept. 16 - From a press release - More than 30 major corporations, small businesses, government agencies and nonprofits will participate in the Windy City Times WERQ! LGBTQ ...
Federal judge sets dangerous precedent favoring trans job discrimination - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) released the following statement in response to a decision by ...
Meet lesbian sports icon Diana Nyad - From a press release - On Wednesday, Sept 7th at 11:30 AM, meet long distance swimming star and journalist Diana Nyad, author of Find a ...
National Gay Media Association names inaugural Ad POP awardees - From a press release - NEW YORK — The National Gay Media Association has announced the winners of the inaugural Ad POP awards. The Ad ...
District Court issues injunction against guidance protecting trans students - From press releases - ( Fort Worth, TX — August 22, 2016 ) — A U.S. District Court judge today issued a preliminary injunction ...
Public interest groups to Walgreens: Medical service over religious doctrine - From a press release - Washington - Walgreens must assure its customers seeking health care services that its in-store clinic provider, Catholic-sponsored SSM Health Medical ...
CORAL float wins again at State Fair - Once again the float for CORAL, Coalition of Rainbow Alliances, won the Governor's Sweepstakes Award at the Illinois State Fair ...
Reflecting on Rio: The good, the bad and the ugly - When the caldron was extinguished Aug. 21, culminating the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a true mix of ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Death of trans activist causes outrage in Turkey - There is outrage in Istanbul, Turkey, over the murder of transgender woman Hande Kader. Turkey remains conservative on LGBTI issues; ...
PASSAGES Writer Michelle Cliff dies - Michelle Cliff—a Jamaican-American writer/activist/professor who was the widow of Adrienne Rich—died of liver failure June 12 at age 69. Cliff ...
U.S. juvenile, criminal justice systems endanger lives, futures of LGBTQ youth - From a press release - Denver, CO, August 23, 2016 — A comprehensive new report explores how the U.S. juvenile and criminal justice systems endanger ...
Rep. Cassidy introduces legislation protecting parks from Pokeman play - From a press release - CHICAGO — Pokemon Go and other augmented reality games are rapidly increasing in popularity, but this new technology comes with ...
Howard Brown Health issues Community Impact Report - Howard Brown Health today published its first Community Impact Report, highlighting patient and community outcomes resulting from its integrated healthcare ...
LGBTQ Advocates Welcome Justice Department's Decision to Nix Use of Private Prisons - From a press release - Washington, DC, August 18, 2016—The National LGBTQ Task Force is welcoming the decision by the Department of Justice ( DOJ ...
New GSA restroom rule model for other sectors - Washington, DC, August 19, 2016—The National LGBTQ Task Force is welcoming a new rule the General Services Administration ( GSA ...
NBA All-Star Game moves to New Orleans due to North Carolina's anti-LGBTQ law - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) responded to a report from the Associated Press that the ...
G-PAC hosts discussion on LGBTQs and gun laws - The Gun Violence Prevention PAC hosted an event focused on LGBTQs and guns Aug. 18 at Weinberg/Newton Gallery. "Disarm Hate ...
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2016 inductions announced - Twelve individuals, two organizations, and two friends of the community have been selected for induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall ...
UIC among top 30 LGBTQ-friendly campuses - From a press release - Campus Pride announced today it's 2016 "Best of the Best" Top 30 list of LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. For eight ...
Gay Games congratulates International Olympic Committee on success, inclusivity - From a press release - 22 August 2016 His Excellency Thomas Bach President International Olympic Committee Chateau de Vidy 1007 Lausanne Switzerland Dear President ...
Howard Brown Health releases impact report - Howard Brown Health, on Aug. 18, released a new report illustrating its impact on the community. "It's a summary of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Fight escalates over Langston Hughes' home - In Harlem, a battle is brewing over the future of the home of the late poet/activist/playwright Langston Hughes, a key ...
Gender Odyssey brings together transgender, gender-nonconforming community - From a press release - ( SEATTLE, WA ) - August 19, 2016 - At a time of unprecedented visibility for transgender and gender-nonconforming people, ...
SlutWalk 2016 defies police to take back Chicago streets - SlutWalk collective member Red Schulte described it as a "tug of war" with officers of the Chicago Police Department ( ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Lesbian palimony decision calls on common-law marriage rules - The Illinois Supreme Court, on Aug. 18, ruled that a lesbian was not entitled to a share of her longtime-partner's ...
Author: Matt Simonette
President Preckwinkle applauds signing of Juvenile Justice Bill - From a press release - Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today hailed action by the governor in signing into law juvenile justice reform legislation ...
Longest-ever wrongfully incarcerated woman in U.S. history sues - Officers concocted homophobic theory - From a press release RENO, NV — Attorneys for Cathy Woods, who according to the National Registry of Exonerations' database ...
HRC Foundation, Whitman-Walker Health release Transgender Sexual Health Guide - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, ...
National roundup: Proposition 63, Red Wing leaving, onePULSE event - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Equality California has endorsed Proposition 63, the "Safety for All" ballot initiative backed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a press ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
World news: Irish politician, trans murder, sports items - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A gay Irish politician told Belfast's citizens a major concern for Irish nationalists has been "gay rights," PinkNews reported. Fintan ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Center's Chats event focuses on trans life - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Channyn Parker and Crispin Torres talked about their trans experiences at this month's Center on Halsted Chats, held Aug. 18. ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
DANCE REVIEW: THRUST! - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Choreographers: Tristan Bruns, Kate O'Hanlon, Ian Berg and others. At: Tapman Productions at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Health director keynotes inaugural LGBT health symposium - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Since Northwestern University launched its Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing—described as "the first university-wide institute in ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Legal Council holds annual fundraiser: 'Cuba Libre' - On Aug. 18, The Legal Council for Health Justice presented its annual travel-themed fundraiser "Cuba Libre: Holiday in Havana." The ...
Author: Vern Hester
MOMBIAN Hope and help for back-to-school time - Back-to-school time can be stressful for any parent. There are supplies to buy, schedules to arrange, and forms to fill ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
Cleric: No violence against LGBTs - Prominent Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has banned his followers from committing violence against LGBT people, The Washington Blade noted. ...
Welcome for Daniel-McCarter Aug. 25 - There will be a community welcome for new Illinois Safe Schools Alliance Executive Director Owen Daniel-McCarter on Thursday, Aug. 25, ...
Trans artist challenges liquor law - A queer and transgender performance artist, on Aug. 24, filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago and Mayor ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
Visibility: Art AIDS America exhibit converts Chicago bank into gallery - Beginning in June 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ) began to gather reports of "19 cases ...
GayCo, Second City comediaenne Fabjance leaves legacy of laughter - Described by her fellow members of the legendary comedy club Second City as "an absolute paragon of a human being ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Entertainment news: Naomi Campbell, Ricky Martin, 'Xena,' Aretha Franklin - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Empire co-stars Naomi Campbell and Jussie Smollett spoke to Attitude magazine recently, according to a Deccan Chronicle item. In part, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
Theater spotlight on Dementia Me; Critics' Picks - Theater spotlight Texas transplant and gay performance artist John Michael recounts his two years working in a "memory care center" ...
Clea DuVall: Out actress turns writer-director with 'The Intervention' - It took an intervention for Clea DuVall to finally come out of the closet publicly. While she's played queer characters ...
Author: Lawrence Ferber
THEATER REVIEW Mame - Playwright: Jerome Lawrence/Robt. E. Lee ( book ), Jerry Herman ( music/lyrics ). At: Light Opera Works, Cahn Auditorium, 600 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Bloodshot - Title: Bloodshot Playwright: Douglas Post. At: Solo Celebration at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: $42-$48. Runs through: Sept. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW The Good Person of Szechwan - Playwright: Bertolt Brecht, adapted by Tony Kushner. At: Cor Theatre at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1351 N. Wells St. Tickets: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT A refined 'P.I.M.P.' - Broadway veteran André De Shields has built an impressively long performing career as a multitalented actor-singer-dancer-director-choreographer. De Shields was twice ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
Reeling: Chicago LGBTA+ Int'l Film Fest lineup includes Hurricane Bianca, King Cobra - ( August 22, 2016 - Chicago, IL ) Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks are pleased to present the 34th edition ...
Two Chicago theatre legends to announce Jeff Awards Equity noms - From a press release - August 22, 2016 - Chicago, IL. Chicago theatre greats Deanna Dunagan and Mike Nussbaum will announce the nominations for the ...
World premiere: Considering Matthew Shepard to be released Sept. 9 - From a press release - On September 9, 2016, Harmonia Mundi will release Considering Matthew Shepard, composed and conducted by Grammy®-winner Craig Hella Johnson, Founder ...
NUNN ON ONE: INTERNET The fringe 'Benefits' of Kurt Conroyd - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Actor Kurt Conroyd plays a gay man named River Manning in the web series The Benefits of Gusbandry. This Portland ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Jake Miller plays Market Days and 'Rumors' game - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Pop singer Jake Miller is bringing sexy back, hailing all the way from Weston, Florida. After being signed to Warner ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Streisand to release 'ENCORE' Aug. 26 - Columbia Records has announced Barbra Streisand's "ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" album will debut Friday, Aug. 26. The CD will ...
'Fun Home' national cast announced - Broadway In Chicago and Producers Fox Theatricals ( Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson ) and Barbara Whitman announced casting for the ...
'Bette, Live' runs through Sept. 10 - Hell in a Handbag Productions is bringing back Bette, Live at the Continental Baths. It will run for nine performances ...
Dance for Life celebrates record-breaking silver anniversary - The 25th anniversary of Dance for Life ( DFL ), Chicago's annual dance fundraiser raising money and awareness for HIV/AIDS, ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke
Comic Con welcomes thousands, honors heroes - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On Aug. 18-21, thousands of science-fiction and pop-culture fans attended Wizard World Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention ...

Outlines
Dining news: Paella contest, Cantina 1910 closes, Replay anniv. - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Chef Jose Garces again challenges local chefs to prepare the perfect paella at the 3rd Annual Paella Cook-Off at Mercat ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Auto news - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Uber advancement: The ride-sharing firm Uber will, for the first time, allow users to hail self-driving cars, BBC News reported. ...
VEHICLE REVIEW 2016 Nissan Titan XD: All-new truck for an all-inclusive world - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times by Sam Gomez, Gaywheels.com - Pride is not just a celebration for you June bugs anymore. Still to come in 2016 are Pride events in ...
SAVOR 312 Chicago - DISH: Weekly Dining Guide in Windy City Times By Tarina Hargrays - Two words come to mind when stepping inside 312 Chicago ( 136 N. LaSalle St., 312Chicago.com ): "upscale" and "chic." ...
Proud to Run presents checks totaling $50K - On Aug. 20, Proud to Run presented three checks totaling $50,000 to TransTech Social Services, About Face Theatre, and Center ...
Guest column: Planning a wedding - Planning a wedding can be a very stressful and time consuming time of your life. Here are some helpful tips ...
Author: Frank Andonoplas


2016-08-24

 

 



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