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LGBTQ-laws-rated-in-Human-Rights-Campaign-State-Equality-Index

  LGBTQ laws rated in Human Rights Campaign State Equality Index

--From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization ...


 
Planned-Parenthood-Illinois-event-to-celebrate-anniversary-of-Roe-v-Wade-ruling

  Planned Parenthood Illinois event to celebrate anniversary of Roe v. Wade ruling

--From a press release

CHICAGO - Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) and PPIA PAC celebrate the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling at its Roe v. Wade Anniversary Event, to be held virtually on Thursday, January 28. The event ...


 
Equality-Illinois-announces-30th-Anniversary-Virtual-Gala-Celebration

  Equality Illinois announces 30th Anniversary Virtual Gala Celebration

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL - Media outlets are invited to cover Equality Illinois' 30th Anniversary Virtual Gala, presented by Molson Coors Beverage Company, beginning at 7 p.m. CST on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Called the "who's who of ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-announces-line-of-clothing

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces line of clothing

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today that it has teamed up with Shirts Illustrated, to produce a line of clothing bearing the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame logo. All ...


 
NCLR-hails-President-Bidens-signing-of-Executive-Order-addressing-LGBTQ-workplace-discrimination-

  NCLR hails President Biden's signing of Executive Order addressing LGBTQ workplace discrimination

--From a NCLR press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, Joseph R. Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States after campaigning on a platform that advocated for the strongest protections for LGBTQ individuals in the history of ...


 
Indiana-to-open-first-home-for-LGBTQ-homeless-youths-

  Indiana to open first home for LGBTQ+ homeless youths

Indiana's first dedicated residential facility for LGBTQ+ young adults experiencing homelessness is slated to open this year in Indianapolis, according to WLFI.com. This home was years in the making. Trinity ...


 
Lighthouse-Foundation-looks-ahead-to-2021-survey

  Lighthouse Foundation looks ahead to 2021 survey

Lincoln Park-based Lighthouse Foundation, an advocacy that primarily uplifts Black LGBTQ Chicagoans and has its roots in Lincoln Park-based Lighthouse Church of Chicago, will survey five prominent LGBTQ-focused local organizations ...


 
CRS-pays-tribute-to-Rustins-legacy

  CRS pays tribute to Rustin's legacy

Community Renewal Society (CRS) highlighted a new partnership with the Washington, D.C.-based Bayard Rustin Liberation Initiative (BRLI) as part of a virtual Martin Luther King Day observance on Jan. 18. The event paid tribute to the ...


 
Disability-Culture-Leadership-Initiative-launches-online-hub-with-Chicago-artists-

  Disability Culture Leadership Initiative launches online hub with Chicago artists

--From a 3Arts press release

CHICAGO, IL (Jan. 15, 2021)— 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, announced today the launch of the Disability Culture Leadership Initiative (DCLI), featuring a new online platform created to elevate ...


 
Jonathan-David-Katz-awarded-Andrew-W-Mellon-grant

  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 ...


 
Tribute-event-to-honor-Chicagos-first-Cultural-Historian-Jan-28

  Tribute event to honor Chicago's first Cultural Historian Jan. 28

--From a City of Chicago press release

CHICAGO, IL — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced a tribute event to honor Chicago's first Cultural Historian, Tim Samuelson. Samuelson recently retired after 3 ...


 
Howard-Brown-developing-new-center-in-Northalsted-area-

  Howard Brown developing new center in Northalsted area

Howard Brown Health has chosen Inland National Development Company, LLC to develop its newest healthcare center in Chicago's Northalsted neighborhood (formerly known as Boystown), according to REJournals. There are plans ...


 
Two-Spirit-LGBTQAI-Native-American-Powwow-plans-a-week-of-virtual-events-

  Two-Spirit/LGBTQAI Native American Powwow plans a week of virtual events

--From a press release

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural ...


 
GLSEN-executive-director-stepping-down-

  GLSEN executive director stepping down

After a dozen years leading the national organization GLSEN—which aims to create a better world for LGBTQ+ students—Executive Director Eliza Byard is stepping down March 1. Deputy Executive Director Melanie ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-DCASE-announce-25M-in-arts-grants

  Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce $2.5M in arts grants

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced $2.5 million in funding opportunities for Chicago artists and arts organizations. A new "Artist Response Program," ...


 
Affinitys-Virtual-Burning-Bowl-on-Jan-9-

  Affinity's Virtual Burning Bowl on Jan. 9

Affinity Community Services—which serves the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—will hold its annual Burning Bowl ceremony virtually on Saturday, Jan. 9. At past Burning Bowls, attendees were asked ...


 
Equality-Illinois-galas-silent-auction-now-open-

  Equality Illinois gala's silent auction now open

Equality Illinois announced that its 30th-Anniversary Gala silent auction is now open. The silent auction will remain open until the end of the gala on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 8 p.m. CT. Winning bidders' credit cards ...


 
NATIONAL-Marriage-proposal-Creating-Change-mural-erased-Queer-Santa

  NATIONAL Marriage proposal, Creating Change, mural erased, 'Queer Santa'

A COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a Canton, South Dakota, hospital turned into a marriage proposal for one healthcare couple, CNN.com noted. Robbie Vargas-Cortes, 31, a paramedic and EMS supervisor, was scheduled to get his vaccination on ...


 
Gerber-Hart-Library-awarded-100K-Mellon-Grant-seeks-Development-Coordinator

  Gerber/Hart Library awarded $100K Mellon Grant, seeks Development Coordinator

--From a press release

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives has been awarded a $100,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant for Small Community Archives. This is the largest grant G/H has ever received. The grant will provide funding for a two-year Development ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-partners-with-ALMA-in-new-OUT-at-CHM-series-

  Chicago History Museum partners with ALMA in new 'OUT at CHM' series

The Chicago History Museum announced a new partnership with the local LGBTQ+ group Association of Latinos/as/x Motivating Action (ALMA). This partnership is the culmination of a longstanding collaboration with OUT at CHM and will highlight the ...


 
AIDS-Garden-projected-for-fall-2021-completion

  AIDS Garden projected for fall 2021 completion

State Rep. Yoni Pizer convened a virtual meeting Dec. 21 to discuss the progress of the AIDS Garden Chicago. The long-planned site is "destined to become a true Chicago landmark and destination," said Pizer as he ...


 
Lighthouse-Foundation-to-host-Black-Queer-Pride-Winter-Edition

  Lighthouse Foundation to host Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition

--From a press release

Lighthouse Foundation will host Chicago's Virtual Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition with three days of programming by eleven local Black Queer artists. The virtual event will take begin on Facebook live, Friday, ...


 
Affinity-seeks-new-executive-director-

  Affinity seeks new executive director

Affinity Community Services—a Black- and queer-led organization on Chicago's South Side dedicated to social justice in Black LGBTQ+ communities—is seeking a new executive director. The executive director will provide visionary ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-seeks-2021-nominees-

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame seeks 2021 nominees

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th year, is seeking nominations for new inductees. The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2021. The nominations will be reviewed by a committee composed of current Chicago ...


 
Windy-City-Gay-Chorus-Windy-City-Treble-Quire-present-Let-There-Be-Light

  Windy City Gay Chorus, Windy City Treble Quire present Let There Be Light

--From a press release

Chicago, Ill. — Windy City Performing Arts (WCPA), the not-for-profit parent organization of Windy City Gay Chorus and Windy City Treble Quire, is proud to announce its 41st annual holiday concert, Let there be Light: A ...


 
Surprise-Grammy-winning-artist-to-perform-at-Equality-Illinois-gala-

  Surprise Grammy-winning artist to perform at Equality Illinois gala

A surprise Grammy-winning artist is slated to perform at the Equality Illinois 30th-anniversary gala on Feb. 6, 2021. The event is annually attended by hundreds of movers and shakers within the LGBTQA community. To find out ...


 
HotHouse-to-stream-Cuban-jazz-festival-Jazz-Plaza-Jan-21-24

  HotHouse to stream Cuban jazz festival "Jazz Plaza" Jan. 21-24

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Marguerite Horberg, executive director of the award-winning Chicago-based nonprofit arts presenter HotHouse, today announced that it has been awarded the exclusive rights to stream the 2021 legendary Cuban ...


 
Report-Take-Off-Your-Mask-So-I-Know-How-Much-to-Tip-You

  Report: Take Off Your Mask So I Know How Much to Tip You

--From a press release

Today, One Fair Wage, a national nonprofit organization representing subminimum wage and other tipped workers, in partnership with #TimesUp, the UC Berkeley Food Labor Research Center, Professor Catharine MacKinnon, Professor Louise Fitzgerald and ...


 
Creating-Change-announces-program-honorees-virtual-format-

  Creating Change announces program, honorees, virtual format

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 9, 2020… Community leaders Gloria Allen, Lisbeth Melendez Rivera, Javier Hernandez, and Gayle Rubin will all be honored at the 33rd annual Creating Change Conference. Held virtually from January 28 through January 31, ...


 
Lambda-Legal-Immigration-Equality-to-challenge-asylum-ban-

  Lambda Legal, Immigration Equality to challenge asylum ban

On Dec. 10, the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice announced they will soon publish a new rule that Lambda Legal said "eviscerates the United States asylum system," according to a joint press release ...


 
Chicago-trans-icon-Gloria-Allen-among-Creating-Change-honorees-

  Chicago trans icon Gloria Allen among Creating Change honorees

Community leaders Gloria Allen, Lisbeth Melendez Rivera, Javier Hernandez and Gayle Rubin will all be honored at the 33rd annual Creating Change Conference, run by the National LGBTQ Task Force. Held virtually Jan. 28-31, 2021, the ...


 
Howard-Brown-Open-Door-announce-collaboration-

  Howard Brown, Open Door announce collaboration

Howard Brown Health and Open Door Health Center of Illinois—a suburban counterpart with clinics in Elgin, Aurora and Joliet—have agreed to collaborate for the mutual benefit of their respective patients. The entities entered into the agreement ...


 
Adler-Planetarium-showcases-work-of-Frank-Kameny

  Adler Planetarium showcases work of Frank Kameny

Adler Planetarium,The Kameny Papers and Google Arts & Culture have created and made available the Frank Kameny/Pride exhibition, an online graphic slide show, viewable at Google Arts & Culture. Thirteen slides document Kameny's life and work. ...


 
COVID-19-Queer-led-FamilyQ-helps-distribute-masks-

  COVID-19 Queer-led FamilyQ helps distribute masks

FamilyQ is an LGBTQ-led volunteer effort to support nonprofit organizations and social-justice groups by donating more than 100,000 disposable face masks. Proceeds help provide resources to overlooked and underresourced communities. ...


 
AFC-holds-virtual-Gala35-celebration

  AFC holds virtual 'Gala35' celebration

AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) marked 35 years with a virtual "Gala35" celebration and awards ceremony Nov. 19. Among the honorees were Newsweb Corporation Chairperson, Alphawood Foundation President and social-justice activist ...


 
33rd-Creating-Change-Conference-to-go-virtual-Jan-28-31

  33rd Creating Change Conference to go virtual Jan. 28-31

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 19, 2021….. Thousands of LGBTQ advocates, activists, leaders, and allies will, for the first time ever, gather virtually for the 33rd Creating Change Conference from Jan. 28 through Jan. 31, 2020. The Creating ...


 
New-guide-out-for-educators-parents-advocating-for-LGBTQ-students-with-disabilities-

  New guide out for educators, parents advocating for LGBTQ students with disabilities

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation released a new resource to help both parents and educators advocate on behalf of LGBTQ students with disabilities. NCLR partnered with HRC Foundation, the National ...


 
National-Black-Justice-Coalition-welcomes-new-directors-

  National Black Justice Coalition welcomes new directors

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — This week, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) announced two new senior level hires, Victoria Kirby York, MPA, and Dr. Kia Darling-Hammond. Their leadership and experience will ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-Vanessa-Williams-to-be-at-AFCs-Gala35-Nov-19

  Gov. Pritzker, Vanessa Williams to be at AFC's 'Gala35' Nov. 19

--From a press release

CHICAGO — AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) marks its milestone 35th year of service with 'Gala35,' a virtual celebration and fundraiser taking place Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. The event features an esteemed panel of guest ...


 
Advocate-Craig-Johnson-named-next-board-chair-of-AIDS-Foundation-of-Chicago-

  Advocate Craig Johnson named next board chair of AIDS Foundation of Chicago

In October, AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC)'s board of directors voted Craig W. Johnson as the next AFC board chair. Craig has served on the board since 2017, and most recently worked as board vice chair and ...


 
Equality-Illinois-virtual-gala-on-Feb-6-

  Equality Illinois' virtual gala on Feb. 6

Equality Illinois will hold its 30th-anniversary gala virtually on Feb. 6, 2021. Things will kick off with a Champion Happy Hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m. Honorees will include National Center ...


 
Jane-Fonda-Hillary-Clinton-attend-Personal-PACs-virtual-luncheon

  Jane Fonda, Hillary Clinton attend Personal PAC's virtual luncheon

Actor/Activist Jane Fonda, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Governor JB Pritzker were among those who took place in Personal PAC's Oct. 21 virtual luncheon. The reproductive-rights organization's principal ...


 
HRC-Chicago-seeks-nominations-for-corporate-equality-award-

  HRC Chicago seeks nominations for corporate equality award

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Chicago has announced the inaugural HRC Corporate Champion for Equality Award to honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to advancing equality through their workplaces. ...


 
AIDS-Foundation-of-Chicagos-Gala35-Nov-19

  AIDS Foundation of Chicago's 'Gala35' Nov. 19

AIDS Foundation of Chicago's (AFC's) "Gala35"—marking its 35th anniversary—will be a virtual event taking place Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. Gala35 marks the organization's 35th year of service and will be its premier gatheri ...


 
Diversity-report-More-than-1000-LGBTQs-running-for-office-

  Diversity report: More than 1,000 LGBTQs running for office

LGBTQ Victory Fund— the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—released its inaugural "Out on the Trail" report, which details the diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran for office in 2020. At ...


 
Restaurant-employee-relief-fund-now-open-

  Restaurant employee relief fund now open

Executives at the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) announced the opening of online applications for the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. This ...


 
TPAN-names-Colleen-ONeill-as-its-new-CEO-

  TPAN names Colleen O'Neill as its new CEO

TPAN has announced the hiring of Colleen O'Neill as its new CEO to assist in empowering the organization to continue to provide care and far-reaching education to people affected by HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and all related issues, ...


 
Matthew-Lee-Erlbach-talks-Be-An-ArtsHero-career-other-endeavors

  Matthew-Lee Erlbach talks Be An #ArtsHero, career, other endeavors

Writer, actor and filmmaker Matthew-Lee Erlbach is on a mission to get financial relief to the many arts workers and institutions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Erlbach is calling on U.S. senators to sponsor the DAWN ...


 
-Equality-Illinois-distributes-115000-in-COVID-relief-grants-to-LGBTQs

  Equality Illinois distributes $115,000+ in COVID relief grants to LGBTQs

--From a press release

Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people; through a grant the Illinois COVID Response Fund (ICRF) and community organizations, has awarded over $115,000 in COVID relief grants ...


 
Legacy-Walk-inducts-singers-Mercury-and-Sylvester

  Legacy Walk inducts singers Mercury and Sylvester

Musicians Freddie Mercury and Sylvester became the latest inductees onto the Legacy Walk, the Northalsted landmark functioning as an open-air museum paying tribute to notable members of the LGBTQ community. Thanks to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, ...


 
HRC-releases-newest-Congressional-Scorecard-

  HRC releases newest Congressional Scorecard

On Oct. 8, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support for LGBTQ equality in the 116th Congress. Members of Congress were scored based on a range of key indicators of support—from votes ...


 
Natl-AIDS-Memorial-to-launch-50-state-AIDS-Memorial-Quilt-Virtual-Exhibition

  Nat'l AIDS Memorial to launch 50-state AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO (October 9, 2020) — The National AIDS Memorial is announcing a virtual exhibition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt (the Quilt) that will feature more than 10,000 Quilt panels representing all 50 state and U.S. ...


 
Hillary-Clinton-supports-Personal-PACs-virtual-annual-awards-luncheon

  Hillary Clinton supports Personal PAC's virtual annual awards luncheon

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, the leading non-partisan political action committee (PAC) dedicated to electing pro-choice state and local officials in Illinois is excited to announce that Secretary Hillary Clinton ...


 
Affinity-celebrating-25-years-virtually-Oct-9-11

  Affinity celebrating 25 years virtually Oct. 9-11

Affinity Community Services—a social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—will celebrate its 25th anniversary virtually Oct. 9-11. The virtual anniversary ...


 
Robin-Roberts-George-Wendt-and-more-part-of-Oct-8-virtual-party

  Robin Roberts, George Wendt and more part of Oct. 8 virtual party

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, comedic legends George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky, and Chicago Bears legend Charles "Peanut" Tillman will be part of a virtual cocktail party supporting the work of the Illinois Medical District ...


 
History-initiative-pairs-NYC-and-LA-LGBTQ-groups

  History initiative pairs NYC and LA LGBTQ groups

--From a press release

Organizations from two cities rich in LGBT history, New York City and Los Angeles, are teaming up for the annual social media event #MuseumInstaSwap. Tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 6), the NYC LGBT ...


 
Women-of-Broadway-series-starts-Oct-24-

  'Women of Broadway' series starts Oct. 24

Northlight Theatre is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in the three-part virtual concert series "Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway." The series will feature two-time Tony Award winner Patti ...


 
Gay-history-podcast-has-new-host-Studs-Terkel

  Gay history podcast has new host: Studs Terkel

For four years, Eric Marcus has been the voice of Making Gay History, introducing listeners to both the infamous and the overlooked of LGBTQ history through his extensive personal archive of audio interviews. But for the ...


 
Holocaust-Museums-soiree-raises-250K

  Holocaust Museum's soiree raises $250K

The Women's Leadership Committee (WLC) of the Illinois Holocaust Museum successfully hosted its first-ever Virtual Soiree Sept. 2. The committee entertained and educated more than 1,100 guests online and raised ...


 
Legacy-Walk-to-honor-Freddie-Mercury-Sylvester-Oct-11

  Legacy Walk to honor Freddie Mercury, Sylvester Oct. 11

The Legacy Project will honor the late music superstars Freddie Mercury and Sylvester in a virtual event Sunday, Oct. 11, 3-5 p.m., featuring multimedia, historians, tribute performances and a ceremony revealing their bronze memorials at the ...


 
AIDS-Run-Walk-Chicago-returns-with-reformatted-2020-event

  AIDS Run & Walk Chicago returns with reformatted 2020 event

AIDS Foundation of Chicago's annual AIDS Run & Walk Chicago has been reformatted and expanded so community members can participate in the fundraiser while still social-distancing and adhering to public-safety guidelines. While an event at Soldier ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-to-stream-The-Power-of-US-gala-Oct-3

  National LGBTQ Task Force to stream "The Power of US" gala Oct. 3

--From a press release

NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ANNUAL GALA OCTOBER 3, 2020 AT 8PM ET/5PM PT Washington, DC. September 24, 2020. The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced it will stream the 2020 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala, presented ...


 
Lambda-officials-weigh-LGBTQ-legal-challenges-ahead

  Lambda officials weigh LGBTQ legal challenges ahead

Officials from the national LGBTQ-rights advocacy Lambda Legal held an online discussion Sept. 23 to discuss the implications for both the judiciary and the LGBTQ community following the death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth ...


 
Jane-Fonda-part-of-Personal-PAC-virtual-luncheon-Oct-21

  Jane Fonda part of Personal PAC virtual luncheon Oct. 21

Personal PAC—the leading non-partisan political action committee (PAC) dedicated to electing pro-choice state and local officials in Illinois—announced that its 27th Annual Awards Luncheon will be held virtually Wed., Oct. ...


 
Carey-stepping-down-as-Task-Force-executive-director-in-2021-

  Carey stepping down as Task Force executive director in 2021

On Sept. 23, the National LGBTQ Task Force announced that longtime Executive Director Rea Carey will be stepping down in early 2021. Carey has been with the organization since 2003 as a senior strategist, then deputy ...


 
Creating-Change-Conference-to-hold-Oct-10-day-long-event-Queering-Racial-Justice

  Creating Change Conference to hold Oct. 10 day-long event, "Queering Racial Justice"

--From a press release

Sept. 21, 2020….Washington, DC…. The National LGBTQ Task Force and Creating Change will hold a day-long event (12:30 ET to 6:30 ET) exploring how Queer/Trans People of Color (QTPOC) activism is leading the resistance to state ...


 
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. ...


 
Equality-Illinois-announces-general-election-endorsements

  Equality Illinois announces general election endorsements

--From a press release

CHICAGO - Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Illinoisans, today announced endorsements for the November 3, 2020 general election. "Equality Illinois is ...


 
COVID-19-Report-Latinx-LGBTQ-people-suffer-more-from-economic-fallout

  COVID-19 Report: Latinx LGBTQ people suffer more from economic fallout

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation released new data outlining the economic impact of COVID-19 on Latinx LGBTQ people. The new research shows that Latinx LGBTQ people are more likely to have had their employment adversely ...


 
PASSAGES-Gay-philanthropist-Henry-van-Ameringen-dies

  PASSAGES Gay philanthropist Henry van Ameringen dies

Henry van Ameringen, a major donor to LGBTQ+ and HIV organizations, died Sept. 9. He was 90, according to a Plus magazine item. Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings said in a statement that Windy City Times ...


 
Ruth-Bader-Ginsburg-exhibit-extended-

  Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibit extended

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center has extended the run of its exhibit "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" through Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. Based on the New York Times best-selling ...


 
Gerber-Hart-reveals-future-plans

  Gerber/Hart reveals future plans

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., hosted several relatively informal, socially distanced gatherings the weekend of Sept. 12-13 to let community supporters know about its plans for the next few years. The various sessions—which ...


 
EXPO-Chicago-hosting-EXHIBITION-Weekend-Sept-24-27

  EXPO Chicago hosting EXHIBITION Weekend Sept. 24-27

EXPO Chicago has announced EXHIBITION Weekend (Sept. 24—27)—a digital initiative showcasing Chicago-based exhibitions, curatorial projects and artist programs through virtual studio visits, exhibition and gallery tours; ...


 
Howard-Brown-breaks-ground-on-new-Broadway-Youth-Center-location

  Howard Brown breaks ground on new Broadway Youth Center location

Officials from the Howard Brown Health organization, public officials and community supporters gathered in Uptown Sept. 10 to break ground on a new Broadway Youth Center location. Projected for a 2021 opening, the five-story facility, at ...


 
Series-to-celebrate-Mexican-artist-Frida-Kahlo-

  Series to celebrate Mexican artist Frida Kahlo

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will host a monthly series of events celebrating iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kicking off the series, ...


 





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