Windy City Media Group Frontpage News


home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2021-09-01



Games Week Calendar, Sunday, July 16

This article shared 3863 times since Wed Jul 12, 2006
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email

Andersonville & Edgewater Chambers of Commerce 'Shorts on the Beach,' a selection of short films from Reeling: The Chicago International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Lakeside Pride Freedom Band performs before show. Sundown, Hollywood Beach ( Bryn Mawr & the lake ) ,,,

Asians and Friends Chicago Hook-up reception, a pre-evening reception for athletes going to downtown entertainment events such as Margaret Cho's concert, theater, movies. 5-7 p.m., $5, High Risk Gallery, 1113 W. Belmont,

Bloomingdale's Shopping Works Wonders benefit for Gay Games VII. Ten percent off the proceeds from your purchases made to Gay Games. Present you Games badge or other identification at registration tables. 6-8 p.m., 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312-440-4515

Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs 'I Am What I Am' musical revue celebrating the words and music of Jerry Herman, composer and lyricst of some of Broadway's greatest shows. Featuring: Laura Freeman, Kari Howard, Brad Newquist, Bob Moreen, Suzanne Petri, Daryl Nitz and Kat Taylor, 3-5 p.m., free, Cultural Center, 78 E. Randolph,,

Chicago Sky Vs. Washington Mystics. Gay Games has tickets for two WNBA games during Games week. Chicago Sky donates $5 to Gay Games for every ticket sold. $25, $37, UIC Pavillion, Harrison & Racine,, tickets at

Chix Mix Productions Black Bra Internationale Gay Games party. Also presented by Curve, which is bringing guests and live entertainment from L.A., San Francisco and Miami. Five bars, 3 DJs, South Beach Dancers. 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $20-$25, Transit, 1431 W. Lake,

Gay Games VII Expo. Thru July 17. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan,

Gay Games VII Cheer and Color Guard Teams exhibition. 2-4 p.m., free, Millennium Park, Great Lawn,

Gay Games VII Aquatics meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 6-9 p.m., Victor Hotel, 311 N. Sangamon St.,

Gay Games VII Cycling meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., Buck's, 3439 N. Halsted

Gay Games VII Darts meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., Charlie's, 3726 N. Broadway

Gay Games VII Golf meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., 3160, 3160 N. Clark

Gay Games VII Physique meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., The Eagle, 5015 N. Clark

Gay Games VII Pool/Billiards meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 2-4 p.m., North End, 3733 N. Halsted

Gay Games VII Rowing meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 7-9pm, Downtown Bank Club in Crystal Lake, 72 N. Williams St., 815-444-7272.

Gay Games VII Softball meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 4-8 p.m., Spin, corner of Halsted & Belmont

Gerber/Hart Library Talk and slideshow, 'In the Eyes of a Runner,' by Brent Nicholson Earle, reflecting his work with the Gay Games and AIDS and LGBT activism. 4 p.m., 1127 W. Granville Ave., 773-381-8030,

Girlie-Q Variety Hour Special Gay Games show. Post-modern, neo-burlesque, vaudeville-inspired performance event featuring live music, drag, striptease, dancing and more. 8-10 p.m., $10, HotHouse, 31 E. Balbo

Grace Place Women Yoga class for LGBTQ women, suitable for all levels. 10-11 a.m., Acme Art Works, 1741 N. Western, 773-575-1855,

Human Rights Campaign Gay Games VII family celebration in River Forest. Outdoor fun and games for GLBT parents and their children. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thatcher Woods in River Forest, free,

Human Rights Campaign Gay Games VII 'Faith and Fairness' event. Finding strength and tools for advocacy in your faith tradition. Town meeting, choral concert, the Shower of Stoles exhibit. 12-4 p.m., free, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Randolph,

Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco Musical comedy 'Group Therapy.' A sexually confused woman finds herself in a gay group therapy session in the Castro. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., $15, Raven Thtr, 6157 N. Clark,,

Margaret Cho 'Freedom,' her greatest hits show w/ special guest Bruce Daniels. 8-10 p.m., The Chicago Theatre,

ONYX Kinky Carnival party. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Touche, 6412 N. Clark,

Spin softball party 4-8 p.m., Weho water polo team party 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Halsted at Belmont,

Suzanne Westenhoefer in 'It's a She Thing.' 7:30 p.m., $30 in advance, $35 at door, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, call 773-779-2399 or

This article shared 3863 times since Wed Jul 12, 2006
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Gay News

Dozens of celebrities, companies set to take part in Spirit Day on Oct. 21
--From a press release - New York, NY, Thursday, October 14, 2021 - Today, GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, announced a preliminary list of celebrities, shows ...

Gay News

DRAG Utica Queen finds a home in Chicago
Ethan Mundt rose to fame as Utica Queen in season 13 of the Emmy-winning show RuPaul's Drag Race. Ultimately placing sixth in the competition, this young, gay 25-year-old showed creativity and personality. Mundt's latest project, Homecoming ...

Gay News

Billy Masters
"I kept hearing about Fat Bear Week and thought it was a celebration of body positivity within a gay subculture. It turns out it is about actual bears! Either way, I am here for it."—Lynda Carter ...

Gay News

WORLD Japan politics, video games, lesbian tennis player, Mr. Gay World
LGBTQ+-rights activists were hoping Japan would finally allow same-sex marriage if Taro Kono, who has publicly supported same-sex marriage, became the country's next prime minister—but their hopes were dashed. Japan's ...

Gay News

MOVIES Colman Domingo to star in Bayard Rustin biopic
LGBTQ+ actor Colman Domingo—who has been in movies such as Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and Candyman, and TV shows ranging from Fear the Walking Dead to The Big Gay Sketch Show—has landed the lead role the ...

Gay News

SPORTS Muguruza wins Chicago Fall Tennis Classic
On Oct. 3, Garbine Muguruza strengthened her qualifying chances for the Akron WTA Finals Guadalajara after coming back from a set and a break down to win the last 10 games to defeat Ons Jabeur, 3-6, ...

Gay News

WORLD Movie items, tennis survey, German politics, Thai court
Kenya's Film Censorship Board (KFCB) banned I Am Samuel, claiming the documentary—which has a gay protagonist—contravenes Kenyan values, Human Rights Watch noted. In a statement, the KFCB denounced the film ...

Gay News

LGBT History Month: Dutch gay man defied the Nazis and saved thousands
In the final days before his execution in July 1943 at the hands of the Nazi party, Willem Arondeus asked his lawyer for one last request: to spread a message after he was gone. "Let it be known," he said. "Homosexuals ...

Gay News

THEATER 'Moulin Rouge!,' gay play 'The Inheritance' win top Tonys
Moulin Rouge! The Musical was the runaway winner at the Tony Awards on Sept. 26, snagging 10 awards. Among its honors were Best Musical, Best Performance By an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical ...

Gay News

Nearly two-thirds of Swiss residents vote for marriage equality
Almost two-thirds of Switzerland's voters backed the government's plan to introduce same-sex marriage in a referendum held Sept. 26, with campaigners calling it a historic day for gay rights in Switzerland, Yahoo! News reported, citing AFP. ...

Gay News

Indiana students sue over gay-straight club's alleged treatment
In Pendleton, Indiana, a group of Pendleton Heights High School students has filed a lawsuit against the school and South Madison Community School Corporation over allegations that the school has been treating its Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) ...

Gay News

OPALGA+ Scholarship Gala taking place Oct. 23
The 2021 OPALGA+ (Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association+) Scholarship Gala will take place Saturday, Oct. 23, at Nineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park. Cocktails will begin at 6 p.m., with the program/dinner ...

Gay News

MOVIES 'Shang-Chi' actor in anti-gay controversy
Actor Simu Liu—the star of the latest Marvel action movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings—is embroiled in controversy over alleged Reddit comments he made about how pedophilia is "no different from being gay," ...

Gay News

NATIONAL Carl Bean dies, LGBT History Month, military events, Dykes on Bikes
Archbishop Carl Bean—an openly gay former Motown singer, longtime AIDS activist and leader in the LGBTQ church movement—died at age 77, The New York Daily News reported. In a statement entitled "The Giant Sleeps," the Unity ...

Gay News

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 ...


Copyright © 2021 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.







About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.