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|MUSIC: Sophie B. Hawkins talks LGBTQ+ youth and living an authentic life|
In the '90s, singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins made quite an impression on people with the entrancing song "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" and its accompanying video. She also had hits such as "Right Beside You" ...
|National AIDS Memorial names 2022-2023 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship recipients|
-- From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO, California, Nov. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National AIDS Memorial has announced its 2022/2023 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders scholars, its largest and most diverse class ever, providing ...
|NATIONAL Pageant ruling, AOC, gay journalists, Dwyane Wade, trans activist|
A federal appeals court ruled that the operator of the Miss United States of America pageant (not to be confused with the Miss USA pageant) can't be forced to allow openly transgender women into its competitions, ...
|Chicago Teachers Union: Lightfoot's CPS team must remove Jones HS principal, address racially hostile environment|
-- From a Chicago Teachers Union press release - CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2022 The Chicago Teachers Union issued the following statement after learning of another incidence of intolerance at Jones College Prep High School, which has been dogged by complaints of antisemitism, racism and ...
|NATIONAL Birth certificates, university items, drag-show standoff, 'Models of Pride'|
Following a lawsuit from ACLU, ACLU of West Virginia and the Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' Vital Registration Office has introduced more accessible and safer policies ...
|Florida Board of Education approves strict trans bathroom rule|
On Oct. 19, the Florida Board of Education approved a strict rule preventing public and charter schools in the state from allowing trans+ youth to use the restroom or locker room consistent with their gender identity ...
|NATIONAL Michigan bill, trans woman killed, school musical, Alabama drag queen|
Michigan House Republicans recently introduced legislation that could have the potential to throw parents and doctors in prison for life for offering gender-affirming care to children under the age of 18, MLive.com reported. Under House Bill ...
|Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs honors LGBTQIA+ leaders and celebrates LGBTQIA+ History Month|
-- From a press release - CHICAGO — On Oct. 21, Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs hosted a celebration to commemorate LGBTQIA+ History Month at the state government building at 555 W. Monroe St. The event was an opportunity to reflect on ...
|Chicago Journalists Association names honorees|
-- From a press release - (CHICAGO)— President and publisher of the Chicago Reader, Tracy Baim, will receive the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Chicago Reader staff writer Kelly Garcia will be recognized as Chicago Emerging Journalist of the Year at the ...
|Jeff Awards for Equity Theater presented|
-- From a press release - CHICAGO — In its 54th anniversary celebration of Equity theater excellence, the Jeff Awards recognized 46 award recipients selected from among 201 theater artist nominees across 38 artistic and technical categories on Oct. 17. Award-winning Chicago ...
|NATIONAL Cleveland's ban, LGBT center, Black Public Media, Folx Health|
The Cleveland City Council passed a ban on conversion therapy for LGBTQ+ youth and impose criminal penalties for mental health professionals who provide it, cleveland.com reported. The ban, which Councilman Brian Mooney proposed, applies to talk, ...
|Sarah Siddons Society to honor Sandy Duncan on Nov. 14|
The Sarah Siddons Society, celebrating its 70th-anniversary year, will present its 2022 Award to three-time Tony Award nominee Sandy Duncan. The annual award is presented to an individual who has achieved outstanding artistic achievement in theater. ...
|Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2022 induction ceremony honors activists, artists, community organizations|
The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals, three organizations and three "Friends of the Community" (allies) at an Oct. 11 ceremony hosted by The Chicago History Museum. Founded in 1991, it's the only city-sanctioned ...
|Chicago voted 'Best Big City' for sixth straight year|
Choose Chicago President and CEO Lynn Osmond announced that Chicago has been named the "Best Big City in the U.S." for the sixth straight year by Conde Nast Traveler through their 2022 Readers' Choice Awards. The ...
|WORLD Fertility strategy, trans youth charity, French PM, Mexican spots|
The British government committed to a 10-year strategy to end discrimination against "female same-sex couples" seeking fertility services, according to Human Rights Watch. The first-ever Women's Health Strategy for England ...