|SHOWBIZ 'The World to Come' film, Dan Reynolds, Broadway, Green Lantern|
The lesbian-themed film The World to Come is available to buy or rent, a press release noted. In this 19th-century romance (from Bleeker Street) that's set in the Northeast, Abigail (played by Katherine Waterston), a farmer's ...
|NATIONAL Lesbian bar closes, COVID survey, trans lawsuit, Andy Towle|
The Toasted Walnuta lesbian bar in Philadelphia's Gayborhood that was refuge to queer women for the past five yearswill close for good, according to an Eater Philly item that cited Billy Penn. The bar had been ...
|Lesbian Amanda Nunes defends UFC title
Amanda Nunesa Brazilian lesbian who many consider to be the great women's mixed-martial artist of all timesuccessfully defended one of her UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) titles on Feb. 6. Nuneswho ...
|Racial justice coalition urges prosecutor to drop Jussie Smollett charges|
--From a press release - CHICAGO Today, a coalition of racial justice and faith based organizations led by the National Black Justice Coalition and including Black Gifted and Whole, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Community Renewal Society, Black AIDS Institute, ...
|Niecy Nash to host GLAAD Media Awards April 8;
WCT to receive special award|
GLAAD announced that out actress/producer Niecy Nash will host the virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, during which Windy City Times will receive a special honor. The organization also announced the awards ceremony ...
|Howard Brown Health expands access to medical care of sexual-assault survivors
Howard Brown Health is now providing access to medical forensic exams and evidence collection for survivors of sexual assault on the North and South sides of Chicago through its In Power program. Together with local rape-crisis ...
|NATIONAL Nebraska measure, Williams Institute, Audre Lorde, journalist dies|
In Nebraska, the Lincoln City Council passed an ordinance that bans licensed mental-health professionals from subjecting LGBTQ youth to the discredited practice of conversion therapy, according to a Trevor Project ...
|Preservation Chicago unveils list of most endangered Chicago buildings|
Preservation Chicago—which works with city officials, neighborhood residents, owners and stakeholders to prevent what is often viewed as the wholesale loss of Chicago's important buildings—has revealed its 2021 list of ...
| Team USA defends women's soccer title with 6-0 win
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team won its fourth SheBelieves Cup on Feb. 24 after a commanding 6-0 victory over Argentina, the Olympic Channel reported. The victory makes the team the first to win back-to-back titles; ...
|LGBTs rise to 5.6% of U.S. population
Gallup's latest update on lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender identification finds 5.6% of U.S. adults identifying as LGBT, according to the organization. The current estimate is up from 4.5% in Gallup's previous update based on 2017 ...
|Pride and Less Prejudice to host panel on LGBTQ media representation March 20
On Saturday, March 20, at 1 p.m. CT, Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP)which provides free, age-appropriate, LGBTQ-inclusive books to pre-K-3rd grade students in order to foster LGBTQ inclusivity and acceptancewill ...
|COVID Howard Brown Health COO talks vaccine rollout and race|
On Feb. 13, Howard Brown Health hosted a citywide vaccination blitz at five community partner locations (New Beginnings Church of Chicago; 6620 S. King Dr.; Trinity United Church of Christ/TUCC; 400 W. 95th St.; Rising Sun ...
|LGBT Chamber's 'Celebration of Black Business Excellence' on Feb. 23
The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois will hold its annual "Celebration of Black Business Excellence" on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5:30-7 p.m. Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council President & Ceo Vince Williams will moderate the event. ...
|Morten Group, LLC celebrates 20th anniversary with new FIRE grant
--From a press release - Applications are now open for Morten Group, LLC's Forging Innovation in Racial Equity (FIRE) Grant and will close at 12 midnight CST on March 15, 2021. Eligible 501(c)3 entities are based in the United States and ...
|National Trust advocates to protect legacy of LGBTQ+ pioneers
--From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Trust for Historic Preservation will testify tomorrow before the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission in an attempt to secure a local landmark designation for the San Francisco home of pioneering LGBTQ+ ...