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|Fahrenheit, which honors Black and Brown queer achievements, on Aug. 27-28 |
Chicago's Pride Parade, Lorde, Rustin & Bates' Board of Directors announced that the 8th Fahrenheit Chicago LGBTQ/SGL Humanities Festival will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Dr.; and on Sunday, ...
|PrideIndex's Esteem Awards return in person after two-year hiatus|
PrideIndex held its 15th annual Esteem Awards on July 2 at Sidetrack during Chicago's Black Pride holiday weekend. The non-profit Esteem Awards is, according to its website, "dedicated to promoting positive images of the African American/People ...
|SHOWBIZ JoJo Siwa, NFL player, gay country singer, 'Bliss,' MGK|
LGBTQ+ teen sensation JoJo Siwa will guest-star in the third season of Disney+'s hit series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Out Magazine noted. She will play Madison, a Camp Shallow Lake alum. Also, Corbin ...
|MUSIC Taylor Bennett announces free July 22 show at Lincoln Hall|
Chicago rapper Taylor Bennettwhose year has included teaming with Champion Athletics for a clothing line and tour; dropping his new project, Coming of Age; and much moreannounced his free homecoming show on Friday, July 22, at ...
|'Hacks,' 'Euphoria' lead LGBTQ+ critics' Dorian TV nominations|
-- From a press release - JUNE 22, 2022 - The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics—now composed of 385 professional critics and journalists covering film and television—announced its 14th Dorian TV Awards nominations for the best in all of TV, mainstream to ...
|Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame named beneficiary of Chicago Black Pride event|
-- From a press release - The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced that it will be the beneficiary of the Black Pride Event being produced by Chicago Urban Pride, Executive Sweet Old School Production and Chef Tarrina at Rainbow Beach (3111 ...
|PASSAGES Onetime Gay Chicago publisher Craig Gernhardt|
Craig Gernhardtwho once was the publisher of the now-defunct Gay Chicagohas died at age 61, according to Tribute Archive. His father, Gay Chicago Magazine co-founder and Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductee Ralph Paul Gernhardt, passed ...
|PASSAGES Legendary Chicago transgender activist, icon, mentor Mama Gloria Allen|
Legendary Chicago Black transgender activist, icon and mentor "Mama" Gloria Allen died June 13 in her residence at Chicago's LGBTQ senior living facility Townhall Apartments in Lake View. The cause of death is unknown at this ...
|James Beard Awards: One Chicago chef wins, Nobody's Darling falls short|
On June 13, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2022 Restaurant and Chef Award winners during the live James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony presented by Capital One at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. ...
|LGBTQ+ rights and immigration activist Edafe Okporo to be honored with American Heritage Award|
-- From a press release - WASHINGTON, June 13, 2022—The American Immigration Council will honor global LGBTQ+ rights activist and founder of Refuge America, Edafe Okporo, with its American Heritage Award on Friday, June 17 at the Javits Center in New York. ...
|'Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Studios' out; Wainwright in Chicago on June 16-17|
Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Studiosan all-new performance of out singer Rufus Wainwright's tribute to Judy Garland, Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall, recorded last year at Los Angeles' famed Capitol Studioshas arrived via BMG and ...
|Queer-themed plays win Tonys; Hudson reaches EGOT status|
On June 12, the 75th annual Tony Awards were held to honor the top performances from the theater industry. The event—hosted by LGBTQ+ Oscar winner/Tony nominee Ariana DeBose at New York City's Radio City Music Hall—followed ...
|34th annual Lambda Literary award winners announced|
-- From a press release - New York, NY, June 11, 2022 — Lambda Literary, the nation's premier LGBTQ literary organization, announced the winners of the 34th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the "Lammys") at a live virtual award ceremony hosted by ...
|Field and MacArthur Foundations name 2022 Leaders for a New Chicago cohort|
-- From a press release - CHICAGO: [June 6], 2022 — The Field Foundation, in partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, today announced the 2022 Leaders for a New Chicago cohort. The 10 leaderswhose work aligns with Field's ...
|American Art Awards issues national honors for 2022 |
The American Art Awards has selected the 20 Best American Galleries and Museums for 2022. Among other criteria, selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online interest, location, size ...