|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 ...
|Author Rick Karlin speaks about Chicago memoir and local LGBTQ press|
Author Rick Karlin was recently interviewed about his 2019 memoir, Paper Cuts, in a online discussion sponsored by Gerber-Hart Library and Archive. Karlin was interviewed by author and historian Owen Keehnen. They opened with a summary ...
|SAVOR Nonnina: New team maintains high standards|
I'm not gonna lie: I was a little concerned about Nonnina (340 N. Clark St.; NonninaChicago.com). News trickled down that the highly esteemed team of Executive Chef Tony Priolo and business partner Ciro Longobardo (who are ...
|SPECIAL ISSUE: AIDS at 40|
In this special quarterly issue, produced by Windy City Timesas an insert to the Chicago Reader, Windy City Times speaks with long-term HIV/AIDS survivors, deals with HIV-positive representation in media, checks in on young activists of today ...
|TANIA UNZUETA: Fighting for justice, one cause at a time|
LGBTQ, immigration and political activist Tania Unzueta has spent the last three years living in Georgia involved in political and electoral organizing. She returned to Chicago in January with her partner. Unzueta came to Chicago from ...
|Robin Kelly chosen as new state Democratic Party chair
On March 3, Illinois Democratic leaders selected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly as their new state party chairman, The Chicago Tribune reported. She succeeds embattled former House Speaker Michael Madigan, who held the post for 23 years. ...
|Most states are considering anti-transgender bills
Legislators in more than half the states are debating bills to limit access to sports or medical care for transgender people, according to an article by The Hill. Across the nation, at least 35 bills have ...
|Organizations campaign for stamps honoring LGBTQ icons
The International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico and the National LGBTQ Task Force have launched a national campaign asking the U.S. Post Office Department to issue stamps honoring LGBTQ icons ...
|LGBTQ heroes postage stamp campaign launched|
--From a press release - San Diego, CA: The United States oldest LGBTQ organization; the International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico (founded in 1965), and the oldest LGBTQ civil rights organization; the National LGBTQ Task ...
|Sisters in Cinema brings back Learn & Earn Program: Sisters in Cinema Newsroom |
--From a press release - CHICAGO, IL- Sisters in Cinema, a Chicago-based 501 (c)3 recently in the news for breaking ground on their new Media Arts Center, is proud to announce the return of their Sisters in Cinema Newsroom Program, and ...
|U.S. House passes COVID stimulus bill
A $1.9-trillion coronavirus stimulus billthe first major legislation of President Joe Biden's termpassed the U.S. House mostly along party lines early on Feb. 27. The legislation includes stimulus checks of $1,400 for individuals making up ...
|Harris reveals legislative agenda for 2021|
--From a press release - With remote committee hearings starting next week, the Spring Session is now truly underway. I wanted to share my legislative agenda for this year with you. In addition to my duties as chief budget negotiator for ...
|COVID Vaccinations at United Center starting March 10|
On Feb. 26, the Biden administration, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, and U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced that eligible Illinoisans from every part ...
|Spots revealed for Chicago Restaurant Week 2021
The venues participating in Chicago Restaurant Week (March 19-April 4) have been revealed. This year's participants include a range of restaurants throughout Chicagoland offering specially priced, prix fixe menus for ...
|Vaccine eligibility opens to Illinoisans with serious medical conditions |
--From a press release - CHICAGO — Building on efforts to equitably distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Health today announced that Illinoisans with serious medical conditions can be vaccinated ...