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|NATIONAL Carl Bean dies, LGBT History Month, military events, Dykes on Bikes|
Archbishop Carl Beanan openly gay former Motown singer, longtime AIDS activist and leader in the LGBTQ church movementdied at age 77, The New York Daily News reported. In a statement entitled "The Giant Sleeps," the Unity ...
|Polis marriage marks first same-sex wedding of sitting governor|
On Sept. 15, Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis wed longtime partner Marlon Reis—marking the first same-sex marriage of a sitting U.S. governor, NPR reported. Polis keeps making history. In 2018, Polis became the first openly gay ...
|Gay Games XI postponed because of pandemic|
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming Gay Games XI have been moved from November 2022 to November 2023, Outsports reported. "Given the ongoing uncertainty regarding the state of travel restrictions internationally and in Hong Kong, ...
|'Homophile' organization New Gay Liberation Front launches|
The New Gay Liberation Frontwhich described itself in a press release as a "homophile organization"has launched. "Homophile" is a term that was used by some gay and lesbian groups in the 1950s. According to the University ...
"If you want the most dramatic season ever, do an LGBT version. I think maybe it's the time for The Bachelor to do a gay Bachelor."Lance Bass pitches his idea to ABC. You may recall that ...
|WORLD False report, Indian activist dies, fashion exhibit, LGBT Awards|
In Spain, a man who claimed eight hooded men carved an anti-gay slur on his butt using a knife in a horrific hate crime later said the act was consensual, according to out.com. According to police ...
|THEATER 'Dear Mom, I'm Gay!' on Oct. 1-2|
Dear Mom, I'm Gay!a workshop of a new musical by David Dilsizianis running at The Jarvis Square Theater, 1439 W. Jarvis Ave. It will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1; and 2 and ...
|TV Rory O'Malley lands his second gay cartoon role with 'Chicago Party Aunt' |
Inspired by a popular Twitter account, Netflix's latest adult cartoon, Chicago Party Aunt, takes the Windy City to a whole new level. Superstore star and Second City alumna Lauren Ash plays the titular character, Diane Dunbrowski. ...
|Three Red Stars join USWNT for upcoming games against Paraguay|
Three Chicago Red Stars will join the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) later this month as the squad takes on Paraguay Sept. 16 and 21. Defenders Casey Krueger and Tierna Davidson will be joined by ...
|Pleasure Chest donating to Gay for Good|
Adult novelty boutique The Pleasure Chest will commemorate its milestone 50th anniversary by donating 15% of the total vibrator sales from its four storefront locations and e-commerce store on Sept. 15-30 to Gay for Gooda national ...
|LGBTQ+ exhibit removed from Missouri Capitol|
Kansas City Sen. Greg Razer, the only openly gay member of the Missouri Senate, demanded an explanation after an exhibit on the LGBTQ+-rights movement in Kansas City was removed from the state Capitol (in Jefferson City) ...
|NATIONAL Calif. bill, lawsuits, Billy Porter, 'Southern LGBTQ Experiences'|
The California legislature okayed a bill that would launch a pilot program to better track the gender identity and sexual orientation of victims of fatal violence, Gay City News noted. Under AB 1094, or the Sexual ...
|Chicago Gay Men's Chorus' 'CGMC: Undressed' Sept. 17-18|
The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will hold its fall cabaret event "CGMC: Undressed" on Sept. 17-18 at two different venues. On Friday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m., the chorus will perform at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 ...
|Baseball player Bryan Ruby comes out as gay|
Bryan Ruby has become the only active professional baseball player at any level to be publicly out, according to USA Today. He's a professional baseball playera member of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, an Oregon team that's a ...
|United Center to require COVID-19 vaccination or negative test to attend all events |
--From a press release - The United Center will require all event attendees, including fans at Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks games, to present proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to gain access to the arena. The decision ...