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Gov. JB Pritzker, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton announce re-election campaign
Trans model makes history with SI Swimsuit cover
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2021 inductees
Illinois reports no new COVID deaths for a full day, first time in 16 months
Out sprinter off U.S. Olympic team after testing positive for THC
Court overturns Cosby's sex-assault conviction
U.S. Supreme Court sides with trans student in restroom case
Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for killing George Floyd
Cook County Board unanimously passes Gender Inclusive Documents and Forms Ordinance

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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2021 inductees
The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the only city-sanctioned LGBT Hall of Fame in the world, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, was founded to honor people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made ... more
 


  

Chicago Police Department discusses new LGBTQ+ liaisons

  

BOOKS Author, activist Roy Wesley on his new book about his father

  

Alderwoman presents her side in Pride North fee situation

  

Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website

  

PERFORMANCE Gay performer Michael Cunio part of 'Teatro ZinZanni'


   Local

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Market Days performers include Jody Watley, Todrick Hall, Steve Grand
Northalsted Market Days—taking place Aug. 6-8—will feature a star-studded line-up. Just some of the performers slated to entertain are icon Jody Watley ("Looking for a New Love"), Todrick Hall, Steve ... more
 


  

Summit looking for BIPOC LGBTQ+ attendees

  

Chicago City Council approves civilian oversight for police

  

Char Schoenbach talks helping LGBTQs through Allstate, next chapter

  

Howard Brown Health announces new leader for The Center for Education, Research, and Advocacy

  

Virtual TLGBQ+ Economic Justice Summit on Sept. 11-12


   Nation & World

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U.S. House resolution apologizes to LGBTQ service members, civilian workers
A new resolution introduced in the U.S. House apologizes for the federal government's treatment of LGBTQ federal civilian workers and U.S. service members, who were once subject to expulsion from their positions because of their sexual ... more
 


  

Gina Ortiz Jones, Shawn Skelly confirmed by U.S. Senate; both make LGBTQ history

  

Federal judge blocks Arkansas anti-trans healthcare law

  

Wisconsin priest resigns over allegations of 'improper behavior'


   Film / TV / Gossip

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Billy Masters
"No excuses—I messed up. I'm a big sports fan. I'm like the guy at the end of the game who misses a free throw or a kick."—Spike Lee explains why he prematurely announced the winner of ... more
 


  

Chicago Filmmakers awards $100,000 to local social injustice digital media projects

  

SHOWBIZ Ben Whishaw, non-binary actor, Cardi B, Obama, 'Grease' prequel

  

TELEVISION Joe Exotic to be resentenced


   Theater / Dance

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DANCE Deeply Rooted named to INFLUENCERS Cohort
Chicago's Deeply Rooted Dance Theater is one of five dance companies (and the only Midwestern one) named to the International Association of Blacks in Dance's (IABD's) INFLUENCERS Cohort for the 2021 COHI/MOVE program. The five ... more
 


  

Ravinia to unveil 'Bernstein's Answer' immersive theater experience

  

THEATER Steppenwolf announces co-artistic directors

  

THEATER 2nd Story announces first half of 2021-22 season


   Music

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Market Days performers include Jody Watley, Todrick Hall, Steve Grand
Northalsted Market Days—taking place Aug. 6-8—will feature a star-studded line-up. Just some of the performers slated to entertain are icon Jody Watley ("Looking for a New Love"), Todrick Hall, Steve ... more
 


  

Ravinia to unveil 'Bernstein's Answer' immersive theater experience

  

MUSIC 'I'm Every Woman: Divas Through the Decades' on Aug. 2

  

SHOWBIZ Ben Whishaw, non-binary actor, Cardi B, Obama, 'Grease' prequel


   Books / Art

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Helmut Jahn architecture exhibit has opened
The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), 111 E. Wacker Dr., has opened its first, major limited-run exhibit, "Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture," the career retrospective of Helmut Jahn's innovative architectural designs. ... more
 


  

'The Art of Banksy' to debut Aug. 14 at 360 N. State St.

  

Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website

  

Neon and Light Museum pop-up to start Sept. 9


   Trans

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Chicago arcade bar hosting LGBTQ+ event July 29
Emporium Arcade Bar-Wicker Park, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave.—in partnership with the Puerto Rican Cultural Center's (PRCC) Trans Empowerment Program—is inviting members of the LGBTQIA+ community to hang out Thursday, July ... more
 


  

Federal judge blocks Arkansas anti-trans healthcare law

  

Col. Jennifer Pritzker donating to ACLU to help fight anti-trans laws

  

Trans model makes history with SI Swimsuit cover


   AIDS & Health

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Soapbox travels to Chicago to raise hand-hygiene awareness
Clean beauty company Soapbox unveiled the world's biggest bottle of soap in New York City's Times Square on July 15, marking the launch of a multi-city tour aimed at raising awareness for the importance of hand ... more
 


  

Howard Brown Health announces new leader for The Center for Education, Research, and Advocacy

  

AMA Foundation begins fellowship program to address LGBTQ+ health disparities

  

U.S. Sen. Warnock to headline Personal PAC's annual luncheon


   Lesbian

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Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website
Partners and co-producers, Kelli Simpkins and Adithi Chandrashekar are creating a curated, generative online arts gallery called Queer In(n). The inaugural unveiling of a five-foot-by-six-foot wheat paste portrait of longtime ... more
 


  

Gina Ortiz Jones, Shawn Skelly confirmed by U.S. Senate; both make LGBTQ history

  

Billie Jean King part of group inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

  

Prominent lesbian educator/activist/author Sally Gearhart dies at 90


   Sports

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Hockey prospect makes history by coming out
Just weeks after the first active pro-football came out as gay, a professional hockey prospect has done the same. Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop has come out as gay, becoming the first active player under contract ... more
 


  

Women's soccer: Sweden snaps United States' 44-game win streak

  

Chicago Red Stars net 3-1 victory over OL Reign

  

Trans model makes history with SI Swimsuit cover


   Youth

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Gov. Pritzker signs justice-related legislation protecting youth, most vulnerable
CHICAGO —On Juy 15, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a package of nation-leading legislation that puts Illinois at the forefront of the work to bring about true reform to the state's justice system. "An essential tenet ... more
 


  

Gov. Pritzker signs legislation, Asian American history to be taught in public schools

  

Trevor Project data on LGBTQ youth suicide shows urgency of Equality Act

  

Brave Space Alliance unveils mural
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