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|Chicago Sky announce TV broadcast schedule for 2021|
--From a press release - CHICAGO (May 10, 2021) - The Chicago Sky announced the team's broadcast schedule for the 2021 WNBA season today. Sky fans will be able to watch regular season games on The U, WMEU 48.1/WCIU 26.2 and ...
|GLAAD issues inaugural Social Media Safety Index|
--From a press release - New York, NY - May 10, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the findings of its inaugural Social Media Safety Index (SMSI), a 50-page ...
|1971: The Chicago Daughters of Bilitis|
Excerpt from Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life - An excerpt from Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life, a new book by St Sukie de la Croix. You can buy the book from Amazon.com, all good bookstores, and for a signed copy, rattlinggoodyarns.com ...
|Pat Parker GCLS 2021 Trailblazer Award recipient|
--From a press release - Pat Parker, a poet, activist, and artist will receive the Golden Crown Literary Society's 2021 Trailblazer Award. Parker shaped the civil rights, women's rights, and gay rights movements of the late '60s and '70s in the ...
|United Center to welcome fans back for Blackhawks, Bulls games as of May 7|
--From a press release - The United Center received permission from city and state government officials to welcome fans back to the arena for Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls home games beginning May 7, 2021. The teams will each host fans ...
|Center on Halsted among community projects U.S. Rep. Quigley supports for funding|
--From a press release - CHICAGO, IL — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, announced his ...
|National Black Justice Coalition on police shooting of Isaiah Brown|
--From a press release - VIRGINIA In reaction to the police shooting of Isaiah Brown, a Black gay man, who was shot by police 10 times after calling 911 for assistance and declaring he was unarmed, David Johns, executive director ...
|Deputy shoots Virginia gay man 10 times|
Police in Spotsylvania County, Virginia are under intense scrutiny after a sheriff's deputy gave out Black man Isaiah Brown a ride home after his car broke down—only to return minutes later and open fire, shooting him ...
|WORLD Namibia ruling, U.S. embassies, Kenya refugee camp, trans teen|
Namibia's High Court ruled against a gay couple battling to obtain travel documents for their twin daughters, born to a surrogate in South Africa, after authorities refused to do so on the basis the infants were ...
|Gay, trans panic defenses continue in court cases in many US states
--From a press release - Gay and trans panic defenses first appeared in court cases in the 1960s and continue to be raised in criminal trials today. ...
|BOOKS Chicago After Stonewall available May 11
Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life—a detailed account of how LGBTQ's in Carl Sandburg's "City of the Big Shoulders" responded to the Stonewall Riots—will be available May 11. This book pulls together jigsaw pieces ...
|Former 'Bachelor' comes out as gay
In a Good Morning America (GMA) interview that aired April 14, former Bachelor Colton Underwood came out as gay, Entertainment Weekly reported. "I've [run] from myself for a long time, I've hated myself for a long ...
|GLAAD Media Awards honor creative forces of change in media, culture|
--From a press release, video below - Los Angeles, CA, Thursday, April 8, 2021 — GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annu ...
|Equality Illinois celebrates Black trans woman's electoral victory in Decatur, Illinois|
From a press release - A statement from Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Illinoisans: "We are extremely proud of Alana ...
|LGBTQ+ History Podcast Queer Serial launches third and final season
--From a press release - Queer Serial, the acclaimed LGBTQ+ history podcast produced and hosted by 2021 GLAAD Award nominee Devlyn Camp, returns Monday, April 12, with its final season. Season 3 picks up in 1963, as militant gay activists, taking ...