WINDY CITY TIMES
||Screening, talk regarding 1971 film 'Transsexuals' Aug. 27
This article shared 2405 times since Thu Aug 20, 2020
Chicago-based Media Burn Archive will present a free virtual screening of the 25-minute 1971 documentary film Transsexuals on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. CT.
The filmmakers noted in a press release that the film's title " was chosen at a time when it was the commonly-used and respectful term for transgender persons. We recognize that the term has fallen from favor, and that transgender is a more accurate and respectful descriptor."
Following a screening of the movie, there will be a discussion with filmmakers Susan Milano and Andrew Gurian, as well as co-founder and medical director of the Oregon Health & Science University Transgender Health Program, Dr. Christina Milano.
The link to register for the event is www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-talks-with-video-activists-transsexuals-screening-and-discussion-tickets-117533739579 .
This article shared 2405 times since Thu Aug 20, 2020
| ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE|
"Now, therefore, I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America … do hereby proclaim June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month. I call upon the people of the ...
|WORLD India court, trans death, Guatemalan LGBTQs, Gay Games|
A court in India ordered state and federal officials to draw up plans for sweeping reforms to respect LGBTQ rights, in a ruling that went far beyond the terms of a case brought by a lesbian couple who said they had ...
|Seb throws Carlos a quinceanero on 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'|
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is a streaming television show on Disney+ inspired byyou guessed it!the High School Musical film series. It is set in East High School and has a unique storyline with ...
|Wade to receive Field Foundation leadership grant|
Activist LaSaia Wade, who founded the LGBTQ-centered advocacy Brave Space Alliance (BSA), and is currently its executive director, has been named one of Chicago-based Field Foundation's 2021 Leaders for a New Chicago cohort. The distinction, f ...
|Pritzker Military Museum to hold panel on Department of Defense and transgender employees|
--From a press release - CHICAGO, June 8, 2021 — The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is proud to present a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wednesday, June 23rd at Noon CDT ...
|HAVE A NICE THEY: Nevo Zisin is taking the mystery out of terminology so you don't have to|
While a simple "they/them" seems to mystify some and has been used as a cudgel by others, for those who want to better understand the importance of pronouns when it comes to gender expression, or for ...
|HIV at 40: Erie Family Health Center, focused on helping at-risk communities|
HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects Black communities—with Black gay and bisexual Black men and Black trans women being the most affected population than any other group in the country. More specifically, one in two Black MSM (men who ...
|Pritzker Military Museum hosting June 23 Pride panel|
Chicago's Pritzker Military Museum & Library is presenting a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wed., June 23, at noon CT in celebration of Pride Month. The virtual ...
|TransTech Social and Linux Foundation offering tech-training scholarships|
TransTech Social Enterprisesthe co-working, co-learning community dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ people and allies with practical, career-ready skills founded by actress/activist Angelica Rossis teaming with Linux Foundation ...
|NATIONAL Election news, AsylumConnect, Pride business items, 'Bears'|
In Pennsylvania, in a race between contenders in the Democratic primary for Erie County executive, Tyler Titusa trans person who currently serves as Erie School Board presidentwas declared the winner, according to The Washington Blade. Titus ...
|NBC Out releases annual #Pride30 list|
--From a press release - NBC Out, part of NBCNews.com, has released its annual #Pride30 list, recognizing members of the LGBTQ community around the world who are making a difference. This year's list honors 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...
|Trans-affirming election legislation passed by Illinois General Assembly, Equality Illinois responds|
--From a press release - Statement from Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, on passage of Senate Bill 825, the trans-affirming election omnibus legislation passed by the Illinois General Assembly on Monday, May 31, 2021: "During Pride Month and at ...
|Jay Españo named Artistic Director of PrideArts, planning 2021-22 season|
--From a press release - CHICAGO — Jay Espano, a Chicago actor, director, and filmmaker whose theater training includes education in The Philippines as well as an MFA from Chicago's Columbia College, has been named Artistic Director of PrideArts. Cheri Tatar, ...
|New queer comedy series revisits the women's bathroom|
Gal Pal Presents recently premiered a new comedy web series, titled Stalled, which aims to capture the gay nightclub women's restroom scene that you may have experienced, but may have flushed out of memory. The five-episode ...
|DeSantis signs bill barring trans females from
competing on girls' sports teams|
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that bans transgender girls and women from playing on girls' public-school teams, WESH.com reported. "[Florida sports provide] our young girls with opportunities that last a lifetime," DeSantis said. "We ...