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LGBT-History-Month-Reclaiming-41-journey-to-heal-notorious-trauma-for-LGBT-Mexicans-

  LGBT History Month: Reclaiming 41, journey to heal notorious trauma for LGBT Mexicans

Until recently, Alberto B. Mendoza hated 41. He cringed if his dinner bill or hotel room number had the number in it, and with the countdown to his 41st birthday, he dreaded the year to come. ...


 
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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, in 30th year, holds induction ceremony at Sidetrack

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th year, held its annual induction ceremony for 2021 inductees October 6 at Sidetrack, sponsored by Sidetrack, J&L Catering, Rick Aguilar Photography, and Dalila Fridi and Elizabeth McNight. ...


 
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  PHIMC to present second Mary F. Morten Award on Nov. 7

Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) announced Chicago Freedom School as the 2021 recipient of the Mary F. Morten Award for Justice. According to a release, "Chicago Freedom School is being recognized for its vital ...


 
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  Mayor Lightfoot to present awards at Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th year, announced today that it will hold a scaled-back version of its annual induction ceremony for 2021 inductees on Wednesday Oct. 6, at 5:30-8 p.m. The event ...


 
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  Few LGBTQ nods from the Emmys even as RuPaul makes TV history

Netflix's The Crown and Apple TV+'s Ted Lasso were among the big winners as the Television Academy presented its 2021 Emmy Awards on Sept. 19 in Los Angeles. While the Academy had drawn praise for the ...


 
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  MUSIC Lil Nas X wins top award at MTV VMAs

The MTV VMA Awards took place Sept. 12—and an LGBTQ+ artist took home one of the night's top awards. Lil Nas X won Video of the Year for "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)," besting Cardi ...


 
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  Nat'l Black Justice Coalition, James Baldwin Legacy Awards honor Black elders

--From a press release

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 12:00pm ET, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and AARP, will host a virtual celebration entitled the James Baldwin Legacy Awards in honor of the invaluable contributions of Black men ...


 
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  Jered Pruitt, CASL COO, honored as a Crain's Chicago Business 2021 Notable LGBTQ Exec

Chicago — The Chinese American Service League (CASL), the largest AAPI social service agency in the Midwest, is proud to announce that Chief Operating Officer Jered Pruitt was honored as a Crain's Chicago Business 2021 Notable ...


 
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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame seeks members for selection committee

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th anniversary, invited the LGBTQ+ community to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, and allies for the 2021 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and the response was tremendous. The Chicago ...


 
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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces online nominations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced today that it has made its entire nomination process available online. Those wishing to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, or "Friends of the Community, may now do so without having ...


 
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  GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics hands out Dorian Awards

--From a press release

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 18, 2021 — Nomadland, the spare and fact-based drama of a group of struggling Americans living off the grid; the vivid blueswoman biopic Ma Rainey's Black Bottom; the family-happy fish-out-of-water fable Minari; ...


 
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  GLAAD Media Awards honor creative forces of change in media, culture

--From a press release, video below

Los Angeles, CA, Thursday, April 8, 2021 — GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annu ...


 
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  Newberry Library to honor Lonnie G. Bunch III on May 24

In a virtual event on Monday, May 24, at 6 p.m., the Newberry Library will honor Lonnie G. Bunch III for his contributions to the humanities. Bunch became secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in June 2019 ...


 
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  Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars party to be virtual on April 25

The 29th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Academy Awards Pre-Party will be hosted by Emmy- and Tony-winning actor and New York Times best-selling author Neil Patrick Harris alongside Sir Elton John and David Furnish, with ...


 
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  Jonathan David Katz awarded Andrew W. Mellon grant

--From a Wrightwood 659 press release

(CHICAGO, IL— Jan. 15, 2021) Wrightwood 659 congratulates our friend, curator, and collaborator, Jonathan David Katz on the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's announcement of a $5,000,000 award for the proposal"Dispossessions ...


 
Center-on-Halsteds-Valle-artist-Sam-Kirk-among-Latinx-Community-Champions-

  Center on Halsted's Valle, artist Sam Kirk among Latinx Community Champions

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will join the Office of Community Engagement and other City leaders for a celebratory virtual event to commemorate Latinx Heritage Month by honoring 19 "Campeones de la Communidad Latina" ("Latinx Community Champions") ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-2020-induction-ceremony-on-Facebook-Live-Oct-13

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony on Facebook Live Oct. 13

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame was founded in 1991 to honor people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made significant contributions to the quality of life or well-being of the LGBT community in ...


 
NCLR-mourns-LGBTQ-equality-champion-Justice-Ginsburg-

  NCLR mourns LGBTQ equality champion Justice Ginsburg

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) mourns the tragic loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — a true champion for LGBTQ rights in her 27 years on the U.S. Supreme Court. ...


 
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  Wade among Streetwise's most inspiring Chicagoans

LaSaia Wade—the founder and executive director of Brave Space Alliance—has been chosen as one of Streetwise newspaper's 20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans of 2020. Brave Space Alliance is a South Side organization that aims to empower and ...


 
30-Under-30-postponed-until-June-2021

  30 Under 30 postponed until June 2021

Windy City Times has made the difficult decision to postpone its annual 30 Under 30 Awards until next June, citing the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place Wed., June 24, at Polo ...


 
LGBTQ-performers-and-stories-among-2020-Emmy-nominations

  LGBTQ performers and stories among 2020 Emmy nominations

Streaming services and cable networks were well-represented among the Television Academy's 2020 Emmy nominations, which were announced July 28. Netflix led the pack with 160 nominations, followed by HBO, which had 107. LGBTQ programming and creative ...


 
Memories-of-Pride

  Memories of Pride

We asked our readers to share some of their favorite Pride memories from years past. Enjoy our shared history! I never missed a parade and had the feet and stamina to be in heels all day ... so young. You might ...


 
GLAAD-unveils-inaugural-20-Under-20-list-

  GLAAD unveils inaugural 20 Under 20 list

GLAAD revealed its inaugural Rising Stars 20 Under 20 list. The list spotlights 20 young LGBTQ people, ages 20 and younger, who are accelerating acceptance of LGBTQ people while shaping the future of media and activism. ...


 
Leaders-in-LGBTQ-history-documentation-interpretation-outreach-create-fact-sheet

  Leaders in LGBTQ history documentation, interpretation, outreach create fact sheet

NEW YORK, NY — Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — The Stonewall 50 Consortium, Making Gay History, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, New York Public Library, GLSEN, National Parks Conservation Association, and the ONE Archives Foundation announce ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-selection-committee-to-meet

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame selection committee to meet

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced earlier this year that it would resume inducting new members. After putting out a call to the community for nominations it now has a ...


 
On-Memorial-Day-LGBT-monuments-honor-those-who-have-died-

  On Memorial Day, LGBT monuments honor those who have died

Memorial Day is a time to honor military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery—located in Elwood, Illinois—is the site of the first ...


 
NCLR-honors-SF-49ers-Offensive-Assistant-Coach-Katie-Sowers-comedian-Gina-Yashere

  NCLR honors SF 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers, comedian Gina Yashere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center of Lesbian Rights (NCLR) today announced that they will be honoring San Francisco 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers with their Trailblazer Award ...


 
Ida-B-Wells-two-Black-gay-men-win-Pulitzer-Prizes

  Ida B. Wells, two Black gay men win Pulitzer Prizes

Ida B. Wells (1862-1931)—a Chicago investigative journalist, educator and an early leader in the civil rights movement—received a special citation when the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced May 4 ...


 
Professor-receives-honor-named-after-local-LGBTQ-historian

  Professor receives honor named after local LGBTQ historian

Caroline Radesky, visiting assistant professor in the University of Iowa Department of History, received the Organization of American Historians' 2020 John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award, the university noted. The ...


 
Local-attorneys-among-those-receiving-LGBT-Bar-honors

  Local attorneys among those receiving LGBT Bar honors

The National LGBT Bar Association (LGBT Bar) announced 2020's Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40—and several Chicagoans have been included. Among the Chicagoans recognized this year are: —Kara Ingelhart, a staff ...


 
Man-behind-memorial-crosses-diagnosed-with-terminal-cancer

  Man behind memorial crosses diagnosed with terminal cancer

Greg Zanis—the Aurora man who has built more than 27,000 white crosses to commemorate victims of gun violence—has been diagnosed with bladder cancer, The Chicago Tribune reported. Also, despite surgery to remove the tumor, the disease ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-postpones-upcoming-events

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame postpones upcoming events

Due to COVID-19-related concerns, the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced that it has postponed three planned events—the meeting of its Selection Committee, slated for Saturday, March 21; its Bowlathon Fundraiser at Waveland Bowl on Saturday, ...


 
LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-seeks-selection-committee-members

  LGBT Hall of Fame seeks selection committee members

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced earlier this year that it will resume inducting new members. After putting out a call to the community for nominations, it now has a ...


 
LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-bowling-fundraiser-on-April-4-UPDATE

  LGBT Hall of Fame bowling fundraiser on April 4 UPDATE

Update: This event has been postponed. The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced that it will hold its annual fundraising event—the Dick Uyvari Memorial Celebrity Bowl—Saturday, April 4, at Waveland Bowl, ...


 
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  Leather64TEN Presents Kurt Allen Outstanding Community Service Award 2020

On Saturday, March 14, Leather64TEN will present the very first Kurt Allen Outstanding Community Service Award to Gerald "Daddy G" Cernak. The event will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Jackhammer Bar, 6406 N. Clark St. ...


 
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  Darrow ceremony, symposium to mark 125th anniversary of speech on social justice

CHICAGO — With its mission of bringing the spirit of famed attorney and social justice advocate Clarence Darrow to bear on contemporary issues, this year's Darrow commemoration and symposium will focus on the Right of Revolution ...


 
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  Yarbrough officiates special Valentine's Day wedding

On Valentine's Day, Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough officiated the wedding of Bronzeville couple Ivan Bujan, 34, and Charles Long, 40, in the Cook County Clerk's Vital Records Bureau office downtown. Their marriage date fells on ...


 
30-Under-30-Awards-to-be-held-June-24

  30 Under 30 Awards to be held June 24

Windy City Times will again mark Pride Month with its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take pace Wed, June 24. There will be a 5:30 p.m. reception, with the program being 6-7:30 p.m. ...


 
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  'Parasite,' Zellweger, Elton among Oscar winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences distributed the 2020 Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 9. The South Korean thriller Parasite was surely the most notable winner for the evening, winning ...


 
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  High-school seniors can pursue journalism award

The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association (NINA) will award a $1,000 scholarship this spring to the high school senior picked by the association as the 2020 Northern Illinois High School Journalist of the Year. NINA President Margarita ...


 
Award-worthy-event-happens-during-PHIMC-Safe-Schools-ceremony

  Award-worthy event happens during PHIMC/Safe Schools ceremony

In a surprise move during the Jan. 26 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC), PHIMC Executive ...


 
Public-Health-Institute-names-award-after-justice-warrior-Mary-F-Morten

  Public Health Institute names award after justice warrior Mary F. Morten

Chicago, IL - In a surprise move during the January 26, 2020 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) ...


 
OPALGA-reflects-on-groups-early-years-at-gallery-discussion

  OPALGA+ reflects on group's early years at gallery discussion

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association + (OPALGA+), the co-founders/authors of a new limited-edition book— The Oak Park Lesbian and Gay Association: Stories ...


 
Former-WCT-30-Under-30-honoree-among-Golden-Apple-finalists

  Former WCT 30 Under 30 honoree among Golden Apple finalists

On Jan. 23, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great educators who advance educational opportunities for students—announced the 2020 finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Awards ...


 
Equality-Illinois-to-honor-Baim-Rainbow-Cafe-LGBT-Youth-Center-at-gala

  Equality Illinois to honor Baim, Rainbow Cafe LGBT Youth Center at gala

Equality Illinois will present its annual gala on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., starting at 6 p.m. The organization will honor Tracy Baim—former publisher of Windy City Times and current ...


 
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  Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards

The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's (SAG) Award for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast the evening of Jan. 19, the first time that peer honor has been given to ...


 
Honorees-named-for-Impact-Awards

  Honorees named for Impact Awards

The honorees have been named for the Chicago Foundation for Women's 2020 Impact Awards, which celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region a reality. —Founders ...


 
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  Oscar nominations out, with favorites and surprises

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2019 Oscar nominations Jan. 13. As widely expected by commentators, films with multiple nominations included critics' favorites such as The Irishman, 1917 and Marriage Story. Joker, ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-kicks-off-30th-year-seeks-nominees-sets-ceremony

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame kicks off 30th year, seeks nominees, sets ceremony

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today announced earlier this year that it will resume inducting new members. The deadline for nominations has been extended until February 15, 2020. Nominations ...


 
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  Screen queens, best and worst TV of 2019

The television entertainment landscape continued to evolve and grow in 2019, with Disney+ and Apple TV+ both making their debuts. Hopefully, the lists below will give TV watchers a way to separate the good, the bad ...


 
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  LGBT films and personnel among Golden Globe nominees

The 2019-2020 awards season kicked into full gear with the Dec. 9 announcement of this years Golden Globe nominees, and numerous LGBT-themed films and television shows, as well as LGBT personnel, were among those recognized by ...


 
NATIONAL-Activists-honor-NJ-attorney-general-gay-bar-closes-Warhol-display

  NATIONAL Activists' honor, N.J. attorney general, gay bar closes, Warhol display

Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its eighth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. 15, 2020, at the ABA ...


 
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  ABA names Stonewall Award honorees for legal profession's LGBT advancements

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2019 — Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its eighth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. ...


 
LGBTQ-veterans-observe-Veterans-Day-with-27th-annual-dinner

  LGBTQ veterans observe Veterans Day with 27th annual dinner

Tatyana Moaton, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, was keynote speaker at the The American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER ) Chicago Chapter's 27th annual LGBTQ Veterans Day Dinner held at Ann Sathers on Belmont. Moaton ...


 
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  Events planned around LGBTQ veterans and Veterans Day

The American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER ) Chicago Chapter will hold its annual LGBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m.at Ann Sather Restaurant at 909 W Belmont Ave Chicago. The dinner speaker will ...


 
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  On 10th anniversary of law, Matthew Shepard's parents Challenge Barr, DOJ

Washington DC — On Wednesday, October 16th at the Department of Justice commemorative event to mark the historic 10-year anniversary of the signing of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the ...


 
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  Legacy Project hosts '[un]Gala'

Supporters of Chicago's Legacy Project gathered Oct. 10 to pay tribute to key volunteers who've contributed to its organizational success. The event—" LANDMARK: The Legacy Project [un]Gala"—was held at the ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-calls-for-2019-nominees-announces-ceremony-date

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame calls for 2019 nominees, announces ceremony date

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today that it will resume inducting new members. The ceremony for inductees will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Chicago History ...


 
Ralphi-The-Razz-Rosario-street-dedicated

  Ralphi The Razz Rosario street dedicated

Scenes from the dedication of the Ralphi The Razz Rosario street sign at Halsted and Cornelia, Saturday, Sept. 14. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


 
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  Foxx and Flores among Fahrenheit honorees

Equality Illinois kicked off its weekend-long Fahrenheit Chicago celebration the evening of Aug. 23 by honoring Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and Illinois Deputy Gov. Sol Flores, among others, in a presentation at Connect Gallery ...


 
Out-at-Wrigleyset-for-Aug-25

  'Out at Wrigley'set for Aug. 25

The 19th annual "Out at Wrigley" will take place Sunday, Aug. 25, at Wrigley Field. This year, the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals at 1:20 p.m. after the campaign's winning national anthem singer sings the ...


 
Rothaus-Swisher-Vincenz-named-to-LGBTQ-Journalists-Hall-of-Fame

  Rothaus, Swisher, Vincenz named to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced that longtime Miami Herald reporter Steve Rothaus, Recode co-founder Kara Swisher and LGBTQ pioneer Lilli Vincenz are the 2019 inductees in the LGBTQ Journalists Hall ...


 
Equality-Illinois-to-honor-Foxx-and-Flores-at-Fahrenheit

  Equality Illinois to honor Foxx and Flores at Fahrenheit

CHICAGO, IL- Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and Illinois Deputy Governor Sol Flores will be honored for their long-time dedication and leadership in making the lives of LGBTQ Illinoisans better on Friday, August 23, at ...


 
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  Mills, Logue among ACS honorees

Attorney and activist Alan Mills was among those honored July 24 at the 2019 Legal Legends Luncheon of the Chicago Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Mills, who is executive director of the Uptown People's ...


 
Crains-honors-notable-LGBTQ-executives

  Crain's honors notable LGBTQ executives

Crain's Chicago Business has published a second annual Notable LGBTQ Executives with 84 Cbhicago area leaders in the business and nonprofit world. Included are: James Alexander, Co-trustee, Elizabeth Morse Genius ...


 
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  Intuit chosen by American Alliance of Museums for "Facing Change: Advancing Museum Board Diversity & Inclusion"

ARLINGTON, VA — Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art has been selected by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) to participate in "Facing Change: Advancing Museum Board Diversity ...


 
Rainbow-pylons-become-city-landmarks

  Rainbow pylons become city landmarks

The rainbow pylons dotting the Halsted Street landscape —and are the basis of the Legacy Walk outdoor museum—are officially city landmarks. The City Council approved a recommendation July 24 that the pylons be given landmark status. ...


 
Adler-Planetarium-Celebrates-50th-Anniversary-of-the-Apollo-11-Moon-Landing

  Adler Planetarium Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Adler Planetarium Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Three Days of Special Programming this Thursday-Saturday WHAT: The Adler Planetarium is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing—a momentous ...


 
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  'Stonewall' exhibit extended through Aug. 10

"About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—being shown at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave.—has been extended through Saturday, Aug. 10. A first-of-its-kind exhibition, "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and ...


 
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  PRIDE 2019 Esteem Awards honor local, national Black LGBTQ communities

The 12th Annual Esteem Awards paid tribute to 11 individuals and organizations Sunday for their contributions to the LGBTQ community. Held in conjunction with the Lighthouse Church of Chicago's Black Gay Pride Worship service on July ...


 
Two-Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Trust-Sites-get-World-Heritage-Desnignation

  Two Frank Lloyd Wright Trust Sites get World Heritage Desnignation

CHICAGO, IL (July 8, 2019) — The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is proud to announce that the Frederick C. Robie House (1908-1910) and Unity Temple (1905-08), both architectural masterpieces designed by Frank ...


 
Nadler-Haaland-Baldwin-Honor-Stonewall-Uprising-Ahead-of-Historic-50th-Anniversary

  Nadler, Haaland, Baldwin Honor Stonewall Uprising Ahead of Historic 50th Anniversary

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Deb Haaland (D-NM), Vice Chairs of the Congressional Equality Caucus, along with U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced a resolution recognizing ...


 
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  LGBTQ architects featured at Pride Month event

The national and local LGBTQ architect community celebrated Pride Month with a historical panel hosted by the national chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and AIA Chicago's LGBTQIA+ alliance at Skidmore, Owings and Merill ...


 
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  Generation Stonewall, the courage of generations

The journey to LGBTQ equality in Chicago—to the point where we have an openly lesbian mayor—was made possible by the courage of several generations of activists. Starting with postal worker Henry Gerber and the short-lived Society ...


 
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  Scholar/producer to receive new honor, speaks on life goals

Aymar Jean Christian, Ph.D., has dedicated his life to communicating with meaning. Now the scholar, producer, founder and writer/director is being recognized for his work with the first Leaders for a New Chicago award, courtesy of ...


 





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