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

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

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL (OCTOBER 18, 2021)—3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, will award Chicago artists with nearly $1 million in unrestricted cash grants during the 14th annual 3Arts Awards, taking place ...


 
Legacy-Walk-plaques-added-for-Pauli-Murray-Matthew-Shepard

  Legacy Walk plaques added for Pauli Murray, Matthew Shepard



The Legacy Project unveiled two bronze plaques recognizing LGBTQ+ historical figures Pauli Murray and Matthew Shepard on Oct. 16. The plaques, part of Northalsted's half-mile Legacy Walk, recognized Murray and ...


 
LGBT-Chamber-of-Commerce-to-build-1000-school-supply-kits-for-underserved-kids

  LGBT Chamber of Commerce to build 1,000 school supply kits for underserved kids

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI), the state's largest free school supply program, in partnership with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, will host a build-A-kit event at the Center on Halsted on Monday, ...


 
Dozens-of-celebrities-companies-set-to-take-part-in-Spirit-Day-on-Oct-21

  Dozens of celebrities, companies set to take part in Spirit Day on Oct. 21

--From a press release

New York, NY, Thursday, October 14, 2021 - Today, GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, announced a preliminary list of celebrities, shows ...


 
Andersonville-celebrates-Halloween-with-Halloween-on-Catalpa-Oct-30

  Andersonville celebrates Halloween with 'Halloween on Catalpa' Oct. 30

--From a press release

CHICAGO (October 14, 2021) — Families are in for a special treat this year as Andersonville once again hosts its socially-distanced "Halloween on Catalpa" event and celebrates the return of ...


 
Co-founder-of-LGBTQ-Latinx-organization-reflects-after-decades-of-activism

  Co-founder of LGBTQ Latinx organization reflects after decades of activism

When activist Julio Rodriguez was 5 years old, a teacher forced him to stand up in class and choose another name—maybe John, she suggested, since people couldn't pronounce "Julio." By the time he got home, he ...


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

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

The $15-million LGBTQ+ center slated for creation on the city's South Side is in phase two of an anticipated five phases to completion, with a projected 2024 opening, according to stakeholders. Illinois state Rep. Lamont Robinson, ...


 
Coming-Out-for-LGBTQ-History

  Coming Out for LGBTQ+ History

October 11th is National Coming Out Day, a day established in 1988 by members of the LGBTQ+ community to encourage people to stop hiding and be open about their identity. Coming out increases visibility of the ...


 
HRC-marks-National-Coming-Out-Day-with-new-resource-for-youth

  HRC marks National Coming Out Day with new resource for youth

On Oct. 11, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is commemorating the 33rd annual National Coming Out Day (NCOD) by announcing the release of a new resource, "Online Communities and LGBTQ+ Youth." "National Coming Out Day exists ...


 
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. ...


 
Howard-Browns-Big-Orange-Ball-on-Oct-23

  Howard Brown's 'Big Orange Ball' on Oct. 23

Howard Brown Health will hold its annual Big Orange Ball virtually Saturday, Oct. 23, 8-9 p.m. The event will then be shown On-Demand through Sunday, Oct. 31, at midnight. This year, people can kick off Halloween ...


 
Affinitys-Virtual-Black-Gold-on-Oct-23

  Affinity's 'Virtual Black Gold' on Oct. 23

Affinity Community Services—a social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—will hold its "Virtual Black Gold" casino event Saturday, Oct. 23. ...


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

  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. ...


 
30th-Annual-AIDS-Run-Walk-raises-more-than-400K

  30th Annual AIDS Run & Walk raises more than $400K

CHICAGO — More than 1,800 advocates, community partners, runners, walkers, volunteers, staff members and more gathered at Soldier Field on Oct. 2 for the 30th annual AIDS Run & Walk Chicago. The event raised approximately $420,000 ...


 
Equality-Nows-virtual-global-gala-Oct-12

  Equality Now's virtual global gala Oct. 12

Equality Now announced that its annual Make Equality Reality Gala will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT. Since 1992, Equality Now has worked to ensure that laws treat men and women ...


 
LGBTQ-group-OneWheaton-puts-up-billboard

  LGBTQ+ group OneWheaton puts up billboard

The LGBTQ+ organization OneWheaton—composed of Wheaton College alumni—is noting its 10th homecoming season in a special way. OneWheaton has put up a billboard near campus on Roosevelt Road, just east of the intersection of Interstate 355. ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-to-receive-1M-from-Col-Jennifer-Pritzkers-TAWANI-Foundation-

  Howard Brown Health to receive $1M from Col. Jennifer Pritzker's TAWANI Foundation

--From a press release

(Sept. 28, 2021 - Chicago, IL) Howard Brown Health has received a commitment of $1 million from TAWANI Foundation, including a pledge of $500,000 and a challenge grant of $500,000 to support the expansion of LGBTQ+ ...


 
Lambda-Literary-to-expand-LGBTQ-Writers-in-Schools-Program-in-New-York-City-schools-

  Lambda Literary to expand LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program in New York City schools

--From a press release

New York, NY — Today, Lambda Literary announced that New York City has quadrupled its investment in the organization's LGBTQ Writers in Schools program, increasing funding from $100,000 to $400,000 to reach 10,000 students and provide ...


 
A-new-street-festival-comes-home-to-Andersonville

  A new street festival comes home to Andersonville

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce presented the new event Andersonville Homecoming on Sept. 24-26. As guests entered the area blocked off Clark Street between Catalpa and Summerdale avenues, a $10 donation fee was suggested to benefit ...


 
Latinx-Humanist-Alliance-American-Humanist-Association-hosting-activism-training

  Latinx Humanist Alliance, American Humanist Association hosting activism training

The Latinx Humanist Alliance and the American Humanist Association, in partnership with the Midwest Academy, are hosting a virtual grassroots activism 101 training on Friday, Oct. 1, 4-5:30 p.m. CT; and Saturday, Oct. 2, 1-2:30 p.m. ...


 
Crystal-Lakes-Raue-Center-for-the-Arts-opens-new-school

  Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts opens new school

On its 20th anniversary, the Crystal Lake, Illinois-based nonprofit organization Raue Center for the Arts has launched a new school. Raue Center School for the Arts (RCSA) will provide youth and adult classes in a wide ...


 
GLAAD-releases-Local-Media-Accountability-Index--US-South

  GLAAD releases 'Local Media Accountability Index - U.S. South'

--From a press release

GLAAD—he world's largest LGBTQ media-advocacy organization—has released its "Local Media Accountability Index - U.S. South," a measurement and evaluation of LGBTQ and HIV coverage in local news outlets across nine ...


 
Report-23M-Latinx-LGBT-adults-live-in-the-US

  Report: 2.3M Latinx LGBT adults live in the U.S.

--From a press release

A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that an estimated 2.3 million adults in the U.S. identify as Hispanic or Latino/a and LGBT. Researchers found that Latinx LGBT people fare ...


 
America250-to-host-LGBTQ-Community-Conversation-Webinar-Sept-23

  America250 to host LGBTQ+ Community Conversation Webinar Sept. 23

--From a press release

Washington, D.C. —America250, the nationwide commemoration of America's 250th anniversary in 2026 led by the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, will host its next Community Conversation on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 4 pm ET. Members of the LGBTQ+ ...


 
Black-Leadership-Advocacy-Coalition-for-Healthcare-Funding-Equity-BLACHFE-launches

  Black Leadership Advocacy Coalition for Healthcare Funding Equity (BLACHFE) launches

--From a press release

CHICAGO IL — September 20, 2021 — Eleven African-American-led organizations have united to form the Black Leadership Advocacy Coalition for Healthcare Funding Equity (BLACHFE). The purpose of BLACHFE is to ...


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

  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 ...


 
OPALGA-Scholarship-Gala-taking-place-Oct-23

  OPALGA+ Scholarship Gala taking place Oct. 23

The 2021 OPALGA+ (Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association+) Scholarship Gala will take place Saturday, Oct. 23, at Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park. Cocktails will begin at 6 p.m., with the program/dinner ...


 
Naper-Pride-hosts-inaugural-Pride-fest

  Naper Pride hosts inaugural Pride fest

Naper Pride held its inaugural pride fest event, "Coming Together, One Community—One Naperville," on Sept. 11-12 in Naperville. Incidentally, "Coming Together, One Community—One Naperville" was also Naper Pride's organizational philosoph ...


 
OneWheaton-to-mark-10th-Homecoming-Weekend-on-Oct-8-9

  OneWheaton to mark 10th Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 8-9

OneWheaton—a group of LGBTQA alumni and students of Wheaton College—will mark its 10th annual Homecoming Weekend with virtual activities on Oct. 8-9. On Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., there will be an LGBTQIA Storytelling Hour. Attendees ...


 
Howard-Brown-hosting-Midwest-LGBTQ-Health-Symposium-on-Sept-29-30

  Howard Brown hosting Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium on Sept. 29-30

Howard Brown Health will host its 2021 Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium in a virtual format Sept. 29-30. The conference, presented by the Howard Brown Health Center for Education, Research and ...


 
Homophile-organization-New-Gay-Liberation-Front-launches

  'Homophile' organization New Gay Liberation Front launches

The New Gay Liberation Front—which described itself in a press release as a "homophile organization"—has launched. "Homophile" is a term that was used by some gay and lesbian groups in the 1950s. According to the University ...


 
NATIONAL-Teachers-GLAAD-talks-HRC-9-11-items-Dr-Rachel-Levine

  NATIONAL Teachers, GLAAD talks HRC, 9/11 items, Dr. Rachel Levine

In North Carolina, a former teacher won a lawsuit against Charlotte Catholic High School and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte after he lost his job following an announcement on Facebook that he planned to marry ...


 
Chicago-neighborhood-nonprofits-join-forces-to-provide-free-attorneys

  Chicago neighborhood nonprofits join forces to provide free attorneys

Four Chicago neighborhood nonprofits—LCLC (Lawndale Christian Legal Center), Breakthrough, BUILD (Broader Urban Involvement & Leadership Development) and New Life Centers—have formed a partnership to assign free ...


 
One-in-ten-LGBT-workers-experienced-discrimination-at-work-in-the-last-year

  One in ten LGBT workers experienced discrimination at work in the last year

LGBT employees of color were more likely to report being denied jobs and verbal harassment A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds an estimated 46% of LGBT workers have experienced ...


 
HRC-fires-its-president-Alphonso-David

  HRC fires its president, Alphonso David

On Sept. 6, the national LGBTQ+ organization the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) fired its president, Alphonso David, for advising now-former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) during his sexual-harassment scandal ...


 
HRC-president-refuses-to-resign-despite-co-chairs-reported-request

  HRC president refuses to resign, despite co-chairs' reported request

Alphonso David, the president of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), has refused to resign in the midst of controversy—even after the organization's co-chairs reportedly requested that he do so. According to NBC New York, David is ...


 
Naper-Pride-set-to-host-inaugural-Pride-fest

  Naper Pride set to host inaugural Pride fest

Naper Pride will hold its inaugural pride fest event, "Coming Together, One Community—One Naperville," on Sept. 11-12. Incidentally, "Coming Together, One Community—One Naperville" is also Naper Pride's organizational philosophy of ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-to-show-LGBTQ-exhibit-starting-Oct-17

  Illinois Holocaust Museum to show LGBTQ+ exhibit starting Oct. 17

Starting Oct. 17, Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will host the exhibit "Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement," which explores the June 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Inn as the flashpoint ...


 
Chicago-Pride-Parade-cancelled

  Chicago Pride Parade cancelled

--From a press release

The following statement was sent from Pride Chicago on the cancellation of this year's Chicago Pride Parade: We did not want to be sending this letter. Earlier this year, we decided that the parade might have ...


 
Mayor-Harold-Washington-centennial-event-looks-at-his-LGBTQ-legacy

  Mayor Harold Washington centennial event looks at his LGBTQ+ legacy

--From a press release

CHICAGO—The LGBTQ legacy of late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington (1922-1987) will be discussed as part of a series of events marking his 100th birthday in 2022. This free LGBTQ event will be Wed., Oct. 13, 6-8 ...


 
GLAAD-releases-2021-State-of-HIV-Stigma-study

  GLAAD releases '2021 State of HIV Stigma' study

GLAAD recently released its second annual State of HIV Stigma Study, a national survey among U.S. adults with the sample supplied by research firm Cint. The survey, funded by Gilead COMPASS Initiative, measures U.S. attitudes toward ...


 
Andersonville-Chamber-of-Commerce-to-present-Andersonville-Homecoming

  Andersonville Chamber of Commerce to present Andersonville Homecoming

--From a press release

CHICAGO (August 26, 2021) — The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to announce Andersonville Homecoming, a three-night, two-day outdoor festival featuring live entertainment, local artisans and merchants, food ...


 
Feds-expand-insurers-requirements-for-PrEP-coverage

  Feds expand insurers' requirements for PrEP coverage

Insurers and service-providers have until September to comply with a new federal guidance requiring insurance companies to cover the entire cost of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) interventions. Many insurers have been ...


 
Report-features-eight-Illinois-child-welfare-agencies-working-with-HRC-Foundation-

  Report features eight Illinois child-welfare agencies working with HRC Foundation

--From a press release

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


 
Natl-Black-Justice-Coalition-James-Baldwin-Legacy-Awards-honor-Black-elders-

  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 ...


 
Chicago-Literary-Hall-of-Fame-announces-2021-class-of-new-inductees

  Chicago Literary Hall of Fame announces 2021 class of new inductees

--From a press release

Chicago, August 17, 2021 — The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame (CLHOF) announced that its 2021 Class of Inductees will include Frank London Brown, Jeanette Howard Foster, Carlos Cortez, and Gene Wolfe. The inductees will be ...


 
LGBTCC-hosting-boat-cruise-business-boot-camp

  LGBTCC hosting boat cruise, business boot camp

The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois (LGBTCC) is hosting two separate events within the next few weeks. The organization will hold its annual boat cruise Monday, Aug. 23, 6-9:30 p.m., on The Spirit of Chicago ...


 
Chicago-Academys-25th-annual-AIDS-benefit-show-Sept-24-25

  Chicago Academy's 25th annual AIDS benefit show Sept. 24-25

Each year, Chicago Academy for the Arts students produce and perform in a variety show to support HIV/AIDS research and organizations. The 25th Annual AIDS Benefit will take place Sept. 24-25 at The Academy, 1010 W. ...


 
GLAAD-highlights-how-Olympians-used-Tokyo-Games-to-call-for-LGBTQ-acceptance

  GLAAD highlights how Olympians used Tokyo Games to call for LGBTQ acceptance

--From a press release

(August 11, 2021) GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is highlighting how this year's historic number of out LGBTQ athletes repeatedly stood ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Redistricting-Project-launched-new-census-data-out

  National LGBTQ Redistricting Project launched; new census data out

--From a press release

Washington, DC — LGBTQ Victory Fund — the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office — launched a first-of-its-kind national effort to ensure LGBTQ communities ...


 
US-Conference-on-HIV-AIDS-moves-to-virtual

  U.S. Conference on HIV/AIDS moves to virtual

--From a press release

Aug. 10, 2021 - NMAC today announced that the 2021 US Conference on HIV/AIDS will move from an in-person conference to a virtual meeting due to the continued spread of the Delta variant of the Covid ...


 
Alphawood-Foundation-announces-retirement-of-Executive-Director-Jim-McDonough

  Alphawood Foundation announces retirement of Executive Director Jim McDonough

--From a press release

Aug. 10, 2021 (CHICAGO)—Alphawood Foundation announced the retirement of Executive Director Jim McDonough, effective Oct. 1. McDonough has served as Executive Director of the Foundation since 2012. He will continue ...


 
HRC-launches-probe-of-president-after-Cuomo-report-is-released

  HRC launches probe of president after Cuomo report is released

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and its foundation have hired a prominent law firm to investigate the organization's president, Alphonso David, in helping New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo respond to accusations of sexual harassment, according to ...


 
NATIONAL-Biden-nominees-San-Diego-crime-HRC-Fox-News-contributor

  NATIONAL Biden nominees, San Diego crime, HRC, Fox News contributor

President Joe Biden reappointed out lesbian Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum as a commissioner of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), which is an advisory post pertaining to issues of religious freedom, Gay City News reported. ...


 
HRC-president-implicated-in-Cuomo-report

  HRC president implicated in Cuomo report

The report finding New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo violated the law by sexually harassing as many as 11 women on his staff has ensnared Human Rights Campaign (HRC) President Alphonso David, The Washington Blade reported. Although ...


 
Filmmakers-debut-Latinx-centered-pandemic-documentary

  Filmmakers debut Latinx-centered pandemic documentary

Community members gathered at Chicago History Museum (CHM) July 22 for the debut of the locally produced documentary Seguimos Aqui: Pride, Pandemic and Perseverance as well as a conversation with that film's primary collaborators. Seguimos Aqu ...


 
Gerber-Hart-comedy-benefit-Sept-18

  Gerber/Hart comedy benefit Sept. 18

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St.. will host a comedy benefit, "Stacks of Laughter," on Saturday, Sept. 18. At 6 p.m., there will be a VIP reception with local historian John D'Emilio. Also, a ...


 
Donnelley-Foundation-announces-Broadening-Narratives-grant-recipients

  Donnelley Foundation announces 'Broadening Narratives' grant recipients

The Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (the Foundation)—which supports land conservation, artistic vitality and regional collections for the people of the Chicago region and the Lowcountry of South Carolina—announces ...


 
MacArthur-Foundation-grants-80M-to-advance-racial-and-ethnic-justice

  MacArthur Foundation grants $80M to advance racial and ethnic justice

On July 27, the MacArthur Foundation announced roughly $80 million in grants centered on advancing racial and ethnic justice. The Equitable Recovery grants are funded by MacArthur's social bonds, issued in response to the crises of ...


 
Market-Days-performers-include-Jody-Watley-Todrick-Hall-Steve-Grand

  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 ...


 
Summit-looking-for-BIPOC-LGBTQ-attendees

  Summit looking for BIPOC LGBTQ+ attendees

Pride Action Tank (PAT) and AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) will co-host "Co-Creating Futures: A BIPOC LGBTQ+ Policy & Practices Summit," starting virtually on Saturday, July 31, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CT. According to the event's webpage, "T ...


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

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

--From a press release

(July 21, 2021— Chicago, IL) Howard Brown Health is pleased announce Brandon Hill, PhD (he/him/his) as Howard Brown Health's new executive director for the Center for Education, Research, and Advocacy ...


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

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

Chicago philanthropist and business owner Col. Jennifer Pritzker plans to donate $101,000 and additional six-figure future support to the ACLU from her TAWANI Foundation to fight Tennessee's anti-transgender laws in court, a press release announced. T ...


 
Chicago-Filmmakers-awards-100000-to-local-social-injustice-digital-media-projects

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

--From a press release

(July 20, 2021 — Chicago, IL) Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to announce that the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund (CDMPF) has awarded a total of $100,000 in grants to eight Chicago artists for the production of ...


 
Quigley-secures-funding-for-Center-on-Halsted-program-and-other-projects

  Quigley secures funding for Center on Halsted program and other projects

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Chair of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee, announced that the Appropriations Committee has approved ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-announces-2021-inductees

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2021 inductees

--From a press release

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 ...


 
NATIONAL-Amazon-condo-collapse-T-shirt-controversy-GLSEN-

  NATIONAL Amazon, condo collapse, T-shirt controversy, GLSEN

At least two Amazon employees have resigned in recent weeks to protest the company's decision to continue to sell a book they say frames young people who identify as transgender as mentally ill, NBC News reported. ...


 
29-million-LGBTQ-adults-have-federal-student-loan-debt

  2.9 million LGBTQ adults have federal student loan debt

--From a press release

LGBTQ adults carry more than $93 billion in debt A new study from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law conducted in collaboration with the Point Foundation, the nation's largest LGBTQ scholarship fund, finds more ...


 
National-Black-Justice-Coalition-commemorates-International-Non-Binary-Peoples-Day

  National Black Justice Coalition commemorates International Non-Binary People's Day

--From a press release

Statement from David J. Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, issued the following statement in commemoration of International non-binary people's Day: "Non-binary people have existed throughout human ...


 
NATIONAL-Spa-incident-NJ-items-AIDS-gala-Tenn-lawsuits

  NATIONAL Spa incident, N.J. items, AIDS gala, Tenn. lawsuits

Tensions rose between protesters and counterprotesters in Los Angeles over a spa incident involving a transgender woman, The Hill reported. Recently, a cisgender woman complained to staff at Wi Spa in Koreatown after a transgender woman ...


 
After-50-years-Boston-Pride-dissolves-

  After 50 years, Boston Pride dissolves

After more than 50 years, Boston Pride decided to stop operating and dissolve, LGBTQ Nation reported. The group—one of the oldest Pride organizations in operations—decided that the Boston community "needs and wants change without the involvement ...


 
Results-of-South-Side-community-center-survey-released

  Results of South Side community center survey released

Community advocates released the initial findings from a survey examining the needs for LGBTQ residents on the city's South Side on July 8. That assessment will largely determine the scope of a $15 million LGBTQ community ...


 
Uniting-Pride-of-Champaign-County-announces-dates-theme-of-Pride-events-

  Uniting Pride of Champaign County announces dates, theme of Pride events

Uniting Pride of Champaign County announced the dates and theme for the 2021 Champaign-Urbana PrideFest and Parade. C-U Pridefest will be held the weekend of Sept. 24-26. After a year of isolation due to COVID-19 and ...


 
ALMA-AFC-host-Latino-a-x-focused-COVID-19-grand-rounds-virtual-presentation

  ALMA, AFC host Latino/a/x-focused COVID-19 grand rounds virtual presentation

Association of Latino/as/x Motivating Action (ALMA) and AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) hosted a "COVID-19 Grand Rounds—Systemic Racism and Health Disparities: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latino/a/x populations" virtual presentation July ...


 
LGBTQ-South-Side-Needs-Assessment-Community-Report-Out-July-8

  LGBTQ+ South Side Needs Assessment Community Report Out July 8

--From a press release

In late 2019, Howard Brown Health partnered with Pride Action Tank to develop and conduct a community input process to inform decision making regarding plans for the health care and LGBTQ+-affirming social services facility it will ...


 





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