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|'Filmmaking on the South Side' on Aug. 21|
On Aug. 21, 7-9:30 p.m., Chicago Humanities Festival and local partners from Sisters in Cinema, South Side Home Movie Project and the Chicago South Side Film Festival will host a conversation about the development of community-based ...
|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 Carolinaannounces ...
|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|
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 ...
|Gina Ortiz Jones, Shawn Skelly confirmed by U.S. Senate; both make LGBTQ history|
--From a press release - Washington, DC — The United States Senate today confirmed two historic LGBTQ presidential nominees by unanimous consent. Gina Ortiz Jones, confirmed for Under Secretary of the Air Force, will be the first out lesbian to serve ...
|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|
--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|
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 $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|
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|
--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 ...
|Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website|
Partners and co-producers, Kelli Simpkins and Adithi Chandrashekar are creating a curated, generative online arts gallery called Queer In(n). The inaugural unveiling of a five-foot-by-six-foot wheat paste portrait of longtime ...
|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. ...
|Billie Jean King part of group inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame |
Lesbian trailblazer and icon Billie Jean King was one of 12 people inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on July 17, according to the hall's website. The Class of 2021 includes coach Dennis Van ...
|PASSAGES Author, cultural theorist, scholar Lauren Berlant dies|
Author, cultural theorist and scholar Lauren Berlant died June 28 in a Chicago hospice facility of a rare form of cancer. They were 63. Berlant (who used they/them pronouns professionally) was born Oct. 31, 1957 in ...