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  BREAKING NEWS

 
Colin Powell dies from COVID-19 complications
Chicago Sky win their first WNBA championship
Trans employees plan Oct. 20 walkout at Netflix [UPDATE]
President Biden appoints Debra Shore to key EPA position
South Side LGBTQ+ center projected to break ground next summer, open early 2024
HRC marks National Coming Out Day with new resource for youth
Appeals court reinstates Texas abortion law
Report: Debra Shore to run EPA's Midwest operations
Federal judge blocks strict Texas abortion law

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Trans employees plan Oct. 20 walkout at Netflix [UPDATE]
Netflix's trans employee resource group is planning a company-wide walkout Wed., Oct. 20, to protest statements made by co-CEO Ted Sarandos regarding Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special The Closer, according to The Verge. "Trans Lives Matter. ... more
 


  

DRAG Utica Queen finds a home in Chicago

  

Donations needed for LGBTQ+-affirming spiritual leader's recovery

  

Activists speak about former Chicago Mayor Harold Washington's LGBTQ legacy

  

South Side LGBTQ+ center projected to break ground next summer, open early 2024

  

Legacy Walk plaques added for Pauli Murray, Matthew Shepard


   Local

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llinois Holocaust Museum hosts talk on Stonewall and the LGBTQ-rights movement
On Oct. 17, Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center hosted a "Legacy of Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement" panel discussion to kick off its latest exhibit, "Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement." ... more
 


  

EXCLUSIVE: Family and friends mourn loss of Brianna Hamilton

  

Illinois high schoolers distribute anti-LGBTQ+ survey

  

CTA proposes reduced fare changes

  

Mayor Lightfoot: $20M+ in grants will support business, nonprofit recovery

  

Local business gives historic Edgewater storefront new life with holiday pop-up


   Nation & World

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LGBT HISTORY MONTH Angela Davis, revolutionary
"You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time," said Angela Davis, 78, the country's most famous living revolutionary. She was born ... more
 


  

NATIONAL Trans women in sports, Grindr crime, 'Berlin Patient,' trans death

  

WORLD Indian commission, queer royals, MTV, Putin, attack in Jamaica

  

On Spirit Day, celebrities and others reach LGBTQ+ youth around the world


   Film / TV / Gossip

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SHOWBIZ JoJo Siwa, Haring/Ortiz mural, Jamie Lee Curtis, Billy Porter
Dancing the foxtrot alongside partner Jenna Johnson to Olivia Newton John's "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)" for Dancing with the Stars' Grease night, 18-year-old social-media star JoJo Siwa received the season's first perfec ... more
 


  

'Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets' LGBTQ+ Representation in the Media' panel Nov. 4

  

Reeling: Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Fest names winners

  

MOVIES 'Bolshoi Ballet' series to start locally Nov. 7


   Theater / Dance

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SHOWBIZ JoJo Siwa, Haring/Ortiz mural, Jamie Lee Curtis, Billy Porter
Dancing the foxtrot alongside partner Jenna Johnson to Olivia Newton John's "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)" for Dancing with the Stars' Grease night, 18-year-old social-media star JoJo Siwa received the season's first perfec ... more
 


  

Lyric Opera presenting 'Florencia en el Amazonas' Nov. 13-28

  

MOVIES 'Bolshoi Ballet' series to start locally Nov. 7

  

Hubbard Street Dance back on the stage with 'RE/TURN'


   Music

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MUSIC Indie band Fleece is queering country
Eight years ago, gay songwriter and lead singer Matt Rogers and his friend, bisexual drummer Ethan Soil, founded Montreal quartet Fleece. A few years later, bisexual vocalist Megan Ennenberg and straight man Jameson Daniel—who are both ... more
 


  

MUSIC Elton John's 'The Lockdown Sessions' now out

  

Lyric Opera presenting 'Florencia en el Amazonas' Nov. 13-28

  

SHOWBIZ Superman, TheWrap, Oscar Wilde, Billy Porter, Cher, 'Dragula'


   Books / Art

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ATTRACTIONS Pizza pop-up, WNDR, Wrightwood
—Rewired's pizza pop-up: Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar, 1102 W. Thorndale Ave., is getting in on the Halloween fun by paying homage to classic restaurant chains and "dressing up" as owner Daniel Barat's favorite pizza chain: ... more
 


  

Alphawood chooses LGBTQ+ individual to head foundation

  

Portrait series 'Still Searching' highlights missing Black women, children

  

3Arts awards nearly $1M to women artists, artists of color, Deaf, disabled artists


   Trans

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NATIONAL Trans women in sports, Grindr crime, 'Berlin Patient,' trans death
Sports icon Billie Jean King, U.S. National Women's Soccer Team Co-Captain and World Cup Champion Megan Rapinoe, and WNBA stars Layshia Clarendon and Brianna Turner joined more than 150 fellow athletes in women's sports to support ... more
 


  

Author Margaret Atwood in anti-trans controversy

  

Celebrities support trans employees in Netflix walkout with video

  

WORLD Plus magazine, The Guardian, Dutch princess, anti-trans ruling


   AIDS & Health

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WORLD Indian commission, queer royals, MTV, Putin, attack in Jamaica
India's National Medical Commission has ordered publishers and medical schools to edit their textbooks and curricula to exclude discriminatory and unscientific portrayals of LGBTI people, according to Human Rights Watch. ... more
 


  

Gov. Pritzker announces campaign to increase COVID-19 booster rates among older Illinoisans

  

COVID Two more states and D.C. removed from Chicago's travel advisory

  

Ald. Maria Hadden encourages community to be active participants


   Lesbian

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LGBT HISTORY MONTH Angela Davis, revolutionary
"You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time," said Angela Davis, 78, the country's most famous living revolutionary. She was born ... more
 


  

LGBT History Month: Staten Island museum throws open Austen's closet door

  

LGBT History Project: Tee A. Corinne: Photographer of lesbian sexuality

  

MUSIC Janis Ian's last Chicago concert May 14


   Sports

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SPORTS Chicago Fire FC defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0
Playing its final home match of the 2021 season, Chicago Fire FC (9-16-7) defeated Real Salt Lake (12-12-6) 1-0 in front of 31,308 fans at Soldier Field on Oct. 23. As the Fire celebrated their supporters ... more
 


  

NATIONAL Trans women in sports, Grindr crime, 'Berlin Patient,' trans death

  

SPORTS Bulls improve to 3-0 for first time since 2016

  

SPORTS Chicago Bulls win season opener


   Youth

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On Spirit Day, celebrities and others reach LGBTQ+ youth around the
New York, NY, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 - Yesterday, GLAAD celebrated Spirit Day, when participants around the world wear purple or go purple online in a united stand against bullying and show of support for LGBTQ ... more
 


  

Illinois high schoolers distribute anti-LGBTQ+ survey

  

HRC marks National Coming Out Day with new resource for youth

  

NATIONAL Victory Institute, LGBTQ books, youth items, NASA, LGBTQ Nation
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