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  Artemis Singers workshop Oct. 30

As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, Artemis Singers will hold a free workshop at the Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State St., on Wed., Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m., to collect stories from women in the ...


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  Community reacts to Women & Children First anti-trans vandalism

Women & Children First bookstore, the Chicago Therapy Collective and Andersonville Chamber of Commerce joined forces Oct. 20 in a community activation event responding to multiple instances of anti-trans vandalism. During the event, speakers from the ...


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  Red Stars defeat Portland, advance to championship

The Chicago Red Stars advance to their first-ever National Women's Soccer League Championship game after they defeated the Portland Thorns 1-0 in a National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) semifinal on Oct. 20. At SeatGeek ...


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  SPORTS Pro wrestler Kiera Hogan marking coming out at Chicago events

Kiera Hogan is holding her official coming out party in Chicago, anchored around IMPACT Wrestling's premiere event of the year, Bound For Glory, set for Sunday night, Oct. 20, at the Odeum Expo Center in suburban ...


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  Legal titan Pat Logue, and her impact on many LGBT people

Politics and social justice causes have been parts of award-winning retired Cook County Circuit Court Associate Justice Pat Logue's life since childhood. Logue, who now is living with Alzheimer's disease, is also Lambda Legal's former Midwest ...


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  Gerber/Hart opens lesbian history exhibit

Gerber/Hart History & Archives launched a new exhibit, "Lavender Women & Killer Dykes: Lesbians, Feminism & Community in Chicago," with a reception and brief talk the evening of Oct. 12. Curated by Jen Dentel, Isabel Singer ...


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  National Period Day rally Oct. 19

A rally to mark National Period Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 19, 12-2 p.m., at Federal Plaza, 219 S. Dearborn St. Organizations such as Planned Parenthood, The Chicago Period Project, She Votes Illinois, The U.N. ...


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  HRC Chicago to honor Kim Hunt, Dane Hites

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago Gala will take place Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Fairmont Chicago, 200 N. Columbus Dr., at 6 p.m. At the gala, Kim Hunt and Dane Hites will be ...


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  Women & Children First targeted by anti-trans vandals

The windows at Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., have been vandalized on multiple occasions with stickers featuring anti-trans messaging, according to its staff. The Andersonville bookseller and others are planning an Oct. ...


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  "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" to launch Oct. 12

Gerber/Hart Library & Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will host the launch of the exhibit "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" reflects the culture that ...


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  Lesbian comedian's release show Oct. 17

Chicago-based lesbian comedian Whitney Chitwood will have a new album, The Bakery Case, out Friday, Oct. 18—and she will have a release show the previous night. The release show will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, at ...


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  Vandersloot named All-WNBA First Team

CHICAGO — Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot has been named to the All-WNBA First Team and guard Diamond DeShields has earned All-WNBA Second Team honors, the league announced today. It marks the first time Vandersloot has ...


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  CLLAW returns to Chicago Nov. 2

The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers ( CLLAW ) returns with its 34th match CLLAW XXXIV: Good vs. Evil on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Ave. CLLAW's benefit match will ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Charlotte Cushman: A flawless Romeo

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Charlotte Cushman ( 1816-1876 ) was the greatest American actress of her era, a theatrical superstar and a gender-nonconforming lesbian who worked on stages in the U.S., Britain and Rome throughout the mid-19th century. For over ...


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  Mayor Lightfoot issues Bisexuality Day proclamation

Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a proclamation Sept. 23 recognizing the International Day of Bisexuality Visibility in Chicago. In the proclamation, Lightfoot acknowledged community partners who worked "in support of public policy changes that advance the visibility ...


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  Red Stars hosting semifinal Oct. 20

For the second time in franchise history, the Chicago Red Stars will host a National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) semifinal matchup, which will mark their fifth consecutive playoff match. The game is scheduled to ...


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  U.S. Women's National Soccer Team to hold public training in Chicago Oct. 5

CHICAGO ( Sept. 27, 2019 ) - All U.S. Soccer fans are invited to attend the U.S. Women's National Team public training sessions to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 5-6 p.m. ET at Bank ...


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  Mayor, first lady launch youth commission

Following in the steps of cities ranging from Sioux City, Iowa, to Charleston, South Carolina, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and First Lady Amy Eshleman have launched the Mayor's Youth Commission—a group of more than 30 ...


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  Sisters in Cinema launches fellowship for Black women filmmakers, LBTQ stories

Sisters in a SIC ) with support from Chicago Women's Foundation LBTQ Giving Council has awarded three first-time feature filmmakers with a $2,500 grant for the production of a documentary film. This program is an initiative ...


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  Mayor Lightfoot announces final Budget Town Hall

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced a fifth and final Budget Town Hall to be held Wednesday, October 2 from 6-8 pm at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive. "These budget ...


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  REELING FILM FESTIVAL Wendy Jo Carlton explores life, love in 'Good Kisser'

Wendy Jo Carlton is an out director, producer and teacher known for indie films like Hannah Free, starring Sharon Gless, and the lesbian romance musical Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together. She's also the creator of ...


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  Lightfoot introduces LGBT business resolution

On Sept. 18, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot introduced a resolution acknowledging LGBT-owned business enterprises ( LGBTBEs ) and their contributions to Chicago's economy and residents. The resolution aims to identify business development opportunities for LGBTBEs ...


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  LEZFEST, with queer female and non-binary performance artists, expands

LEZFEST, a presentation and celebration of queer female and non-binary performance artists, expands to two nights - Tuesday October 22 and Wednesday October 23 Lineup of 13 artists to include song, dance, stand-up, storytelling, and spoken ...


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  Maddow, Coates part of CHF fall series

The Chicago Humanities Festival ( CHF ) 30th anniversary fall series will include MSNBC's Rachel Maddow in addition to writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and New York Times investigative reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. "Rachel Maddow in ...


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  September Events at Women & Children First include Sonia Sotomayor

CHICAGO, IL ( August 30, 2019 ) - Women & Children First's conversation and book signing with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sold out in record time, but the bookstore has nearly a dozen other ...


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  Activists issue Lightfoot's 100-day report card

A coalition of Chicago-based community activists gathered the morning of Aug. 26 at City Hall to issue Mayor Lori Lightfoot a figurative "report card" on how well she's done in her first 100 days in office. ...


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  Hundreds attend Women and Children First 40th anniversary block party

Close to 1,000 people gathered on a sunny and breezy Aug. 24 afternoon to celebrate Women & Children First's 40th anniversary on Honorary Women & Children First Way, Farragut Avenue at Clark Street. Miss Linda (Bubon) ...


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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 ...


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  Boystown's Leigh Gallery holds closing party

The Boystown business The Leigh Gallery, 3306 N. Halsted St., ended its 15-year run with a closing party on Aug. 23. Owner Jean Leigh said in a goodbye letter, "I will be changing my career path ...


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  Goldie Goldbloom on new book, being a queer Chasidic Jew

Chicago author and queer Chasidic Jew Goldie Goldbloom's newest book is On Division. It centers on the life of Surie Eckstein in Brooklyn, New York and what happens to her when she becomes pregnant but decides ...


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  Bechdel Fest 7 set for Aug. 25-28

Broken Nose Theatre ( BNT ) has announced the full line-up for Bechdel Fest 7: Momentum—the company's annual festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of female-identifying and non-binary actors. Presented as part of Steppenwolf's ...


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  Leigh Gallery closing party Aug. 23

The Boystown business The Leigh Gallery, 3306 N. Halsted St., will end its 15-year run with closing party Friday, Aug. 23, 5-9 p.m. Owner Jean Leigh said in a goodbye letter, "I will be changing my ...


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  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 ...


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  OPERA Singer Patricia Racette talks coming out, musical feats

Patricia Racette is an internationally acclaimed operatic soprano. Over 30 years in the industry, she has been particularly renowned for performing as Puccini's and Verdi's heroines. On a more personal level, she came out as a ...


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  Chicago Humanities Festival to host Rachel Maddow Oct. 12

The Chicago Humanities Festival will kick-off its 30th anniversary Fall Festival with MSNBC anchor and investigative reporter Rachel Maddow on Saturday, Oct. 12. Maddow announced her CHF appearance moments ago during The Rachel Maddow Show. Maddow ...


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  Women & Children First, forty years of book-selling history

Full celebration schedule below

To celebrate Women & Children First's 40th anniversary, the store will be hosting a summer block party with a feminist slant Saturday, Aug. 24 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Honorary Women & Children First Way ( ...


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  Angela Barnes discusses chairing Center on Halsted's board

Growing up in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago, Angela Barnes learned the importance of "volunteering and giving back as much and as often as you can" early on from her parents. From bringing queer women ...


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  Janelle Monae headlines 'A Beautiful Future' at MCA

The evening before her unforgettable set at Lollapalooza music festival, performer Janelle Monae attended an event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago on Aug. 1. The theme of the Belvedere Vodka event was "A Beautiful ...


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  Women & Children First Neighborhood Block Party to celebrate 40 years

CHICAGO, IL - In honor of our 40th Anniversary, Women & Children First Chicago's only feminist bookstore will be throwing a block party to say thank you to the community that has made us 40 years ...


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  Artemis Singers to join Women & Children First Bookstore Block Party

CHICAGO─Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform songs from 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Women & Children First 40th Anniversary Block Party, in honor of the bookstore. The nonprofit ...


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  Women's national soccer team in Chicago on Oct. 6

U.S. Soccer announced the women's national team will play South Korea on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. at Soldier Field in the final match of the victory tour celebrating the Americans' World Cup title, The ...


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  'Trailblazer" confirmed to federal district bench in Illinois

The U.S. Senate, last week, confirmed lesbian magistrate Mary Rowland to a U.S. district court judgeship in Illinois, prompting U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to express appreciation for the Trump administration's "willingness to work ...


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  Columnist Esther J. Cepeda on coming out, writing career

When Washington Post Writers Group columnist Esther J. Cepeda recently came out as queer in one of her pieces, "Mental Health Needs of LGTBQIA+ go beyond Pride month," they joined a small number of prominent Latinx ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Kiss

Playwright: Guillermo Calderon At: Haven at The Den, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: HavenChi.org; $35. Runs through: Aug. 18 Kiss wants you to think rather than feel. That doesn't make it inauthentic, but it distances the ...


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  Candace Gingrich joins cannabis firm

Cannabis operator Revolution Florida—a sister company of Illinois-based cannabis-consulting business Revolution Enterprises—announced that prominent LGBTQ leader Candace Gingrich ( they/their ) is now vice president and head of business development for the company's newly expanded operations ...


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  Rapinoe book coming out in 2020

Penguin Books announced that openly lesbian U.S. women's soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe's as-yet-untitled book will be published in the fall of 2020, CBS News reported. Penguin said the book will be a "perfect vehicle" for ...


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  Clandestina organizers on relaunching event, future plans

After an almost three-year hiatus, Clandestina Chicago ( Clandestina ) co-promoters City Winery Chicago Riverwalk Manager Brooke Webster and Chicago PD Makeup Department Head Alma Izquierdo have announced a re-launch event Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 p.m.-12 ...


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  Barrington residents discuss local LGBT issues

Organizers said they were heartened by the turnout—about 80 or 90 people—for a July 23 meeting to discuss how Barrington can be supportive of its LGBT residents. "We received a great deal of support from the ...


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  Couple face challenges, pursue justice for foster daughter

A North Side queer couple who, for two years, have been foster parents to a special-needs toddler are awaiting the court hearing that could decide the punishment for the man who is accused of shaking and ...


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  PASSAGES Rebecca J. Ernst

Rebecca J. Ernst passed away April 28. She was 67. Becky Ernst was born in the Midwest on Dec. 28, 1951, and moved to Alaska with her parents in the early '60s to begin her adventures. ...


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  Tegan and Sara in Evanston Oct. 15, tickets July 26

LGBTQ band Tegan and Sara will perform in Evanston's Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m., as part of their "Hey, I'm Just Like You" tour. ( Doors open at 7 ...


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  At W&CF, author talks 'Mostly Dead Things'

Andersonville bookstore Women & Children First welcomed queer Floridian author Kristen Arnett July 19 for a discussion about her latest book. The book, Mostly Dead Things, is about a queer woman named Jessa-Lynn who takes over ...


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  Affinity looking for program coordinator

Affinity Community Services ( ACS )—a social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black LGBTQ women—is searching for a part-time program coordinator ( 20 hours/week ). ...


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  Feminist theologian Dr. Mary E. Hunt kicks off DignityUSA conference

Feminist theologian Dr. Mary E. Hunt kicked off DignityUSA's three day conference, "True to the Spirit, True to Ourselves," with a keynote address July 5 at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago. The conference marked the 50th ...


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  Lesbian tennis player: More athletes should 'come forward'

Professional tennis player Alison Van Uytvanck told The Guardian that more of her fellow athletes should come out of the closet, according to CNN.com. "We [would like to] see more people coming forward and saying 'It's ...


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  Activist/author Urvashi Vaid keynotes DignityUSA event

Attorney, author and advocate Urvashi Vaid gave a keynote address at DignityUSA's three day conference, "True to the Spirit, True to Ourselves," July 6 at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago. ( DignityUSA is a national pro-LGBTQ ...


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  ACS to honor Judge Pat Logue on July 23

The Chicago lawyer chapter of the progressive organization known as the American Constitutional Society (ACS) will honor several individuals at its 2019 Legal Legends Luncheon on Tueday, July 23, 12-1:30 p.m., at the Union League Club, ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Orange Is the New Black,' Jake Shears, Bob the Drag Queen, Mika

The seventh and final season of Orange Is the New Black will debut on Netflix on July 26—and it's being celebrated in a unique way, a press release noted. This season, the cast and creators are ...


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  Back Lot Bash returns to A'ville, has family-friendly event

The woman-focused Back Lot Bash returned to the Cheetah Gym parking lot for two days of entertainment on June 29-30. On June 29, there was the Flagship Festival, with hosts Rose Garcia and Kat Florek, and ...


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  Poets for Reproductive Justice among July events at Women & Children First

Among summer events coming up at Women and Children First Books are the annual Used Book Sale, a Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt and the 40th Anniversary Block Party. Used Book Sale donations now being accepted for ...


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  PRIDE WEEKEND 2019 Chicago Dyke March spreads Pride through Little Village

Pride filled the streets of Little Village as Chicago Dyke March Collective led its 23rd annual Dyke March on June 29. According to the group's mission statement, Chicago Dyke March Collective is "a grassroots mobilization and ...


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  ART Local lesbian artist on being banned from social media

Religious LGBTQ+ youth have a higher risk of suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, according to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Chicago artist Abby Zeciroski wanted to use her art to raise awareness about this correlation ...


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  POETRY e nina jay aims to help women shed shame

e nina jay wants women to stop feeling shame. "I think about how much we, as girls and women, waste being ashamed," the Black lesbian poet said via phone. "How many conversations don't happen and how ...


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  Chicago Dyke March in Little Village on June 29

The Chicago Dyke March Collective will present the 23rd Annual Dyke March in the city's Little Village neighborhood on Saturday, June 29. A gathering will take place at Little Village Academy, at 26th Street and Lawndale ...


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  Softball player reflects on sexuality in sports, teamwork

By MACKENZIE MURTAUGH

From morning to night, Chicago Bandits pitcher Aleshia Ocasio commits herself to two things: softball and benevolence. During the season for the National Pro Fastpitch team, she bustles away during training, practice and under the ballpark's ...


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  Lori Lightfoot discusses first month on the job

After about a month on the job, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is settling into her new job on City Hall's fifth floor. Never before has a Pride-month celebration been so important for the city's mayor. Lightfoot, Chicago's ...


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  Lightfoot names two new appointments

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced two new key appointments to her leadership team, including a new deputy mayor of public safety and deputy mayor of infrastructure and services. New Deputy Mayor of Public Safety Susan Lee ...


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  U.S. advances in World Cup on Rapinoe kicks

Megan Rapinoe scored on penalty kicks to give the United States a 2-1 win on June 24 over Spain to book a spot in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup, ESPN.com noted. Rapinoe made news ...


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  Artist fuses video, poetry to inspire psychedelic experience

Poet, new media and sound artist Sara Naomi Goodman will perform "Deep Dream: An Evening of Poetry and Video Synthesis" followed by a Q&A at Slate Arts and Performance Tuesday, June 25. The piece combines a ...


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  Wintrust hosts second annual Pride Month event

Wintrust Financial Corporation held its second annual Pride month reception and panel discussion June 19 at the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall in Chicago's Loop. Ahead of the discussion, Wintrust Community Impact Manager Elizabeth Okey spoke about ...


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  Lightfoot hosts Pride reception

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Hundreds gathered in Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center as Mayor Lori Lightfoot hosted an LGBT reception in honor of Pride month. Center on Halsted Vanessa Sheridan introduced the proceedings with a reminder of ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sandra Bernhard, 'Love, Simon,' Taylor Swift, Tiffany Haddish

Sandra Bernhard recently sat with Tim Teeman over at the Daily Beast—and made it clear she was done being asked about former best friend Madonna, Queerty noted. When Teeman asked about the singer, Bernhard responded, "I ...


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  Family Equality Council holds LGBTQ reproductive options panel discussion

Family Equality Council held an "LGBTQ+ Paths to Pregnancy: Using Donor Sperm to Build Your Family" panel discussion June 12 at Women & Children First. Family building with donor sperm was the focus of the event. ...


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  High court punts on Lambda case of Oregon baker refusing cake to lesbian couple

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On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to decide if an Oregon baker can refuse on religious grounds to design a cake for a same-sex wedding—a question it sidestepped last year, USA Today noted. The ...


Out-at-CHM-event-explores-current-past-activism

  'Out at CHM' event explores current, past activism

Chicago History Museum closed the 16th season of its Out at CHM LGBT-focused programming June 13 with "Quiet as a Riot," a discussion of the past and current states of LGBT activism in the city. Participants ...







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