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Gilead: Patients received fake HIV drugs - Gilead Sciences Inc said an unauthorized network of drug distributors and suppliers sold pharmacies more than $250 million of counterfeit ...

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Florida lawmakers pass "Don't Say Gay" bill, Black LGBTQ+ civil rights group responds - -- From a National Black Justice Coalition press release - FLORIDA — The Florida House Education & Employment Committee has passed HB 1557, the Parental Rights in Education bill, known ...
Equality Illinois updates COVID protocols for Feb. 5 gala - Equality Illinois has updated its COVID protocols regarding its Feb. 5 gala, which will take place at the Hilton Chicago, ...
PASSAGES Renowned author, professor, LGBTQ+-rights activist Arnie Kantrowitz - Renowned author, professor and LGBTQ activist Arnie Kantrowitz died Jan. 21 in New York City's Upper East Side Rehabilitation Center ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Pope Benedict admits mistake in sex-abuse case - On Jan. 24, retired Pope Benedict XVI admitted that he did attend a meeting in Munich in 1980 where an ...
Founders First offering grants to underrepresented Chicagoland business owners - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — Founders First CDC— a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that empowers expansion in diverse founder-led, revenue-generating businesses—announced a second ...
Cook County gets $500K from MacArthur Foundation to increase racial equality in justice system - -- From a press release - [Chicago, Jan. 24, 2022] — Last week, Cook County was announced as the recipient of a $500,000 grant by the ...
Fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies at 73 - Openly gay French fashion designer Thierry Mugler (full name: Manfred Thierry Mugler) has passed away at age 73, according to ...
SHOWBIZ 'The Gay Agenda,' Elliot Page, actress dies, sports items, Rock Hudson - Netflix has launched The Gay Agenda, a podcast that looks at the lives of LGBTQ creatives at the top of ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
WORLD Namibia ruling, crimes, LGBTQ+ film festival, blogger sentenced - Namibia's High Court ruled against two same-sex couples fighting for recognition of their marriages, with Judge Hannelie Prinsloo saying she ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Trans deaths, N.J. official, political items, 'Queer Eye' - The murders of two Black transgender women in the early days of the new year struck an ominous tone in ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Chile president-elect names LGBTQ+ people to his Cabinet - Chilean President-elect Gabriel Boric—who won a runoff election on Dec. 21, 2021—named two openly LGBTQ+ people to his Cabinet on ...
Lambda Legal issues assessment of Biden-Harris administration's work for LGBTQ+, HIV communities - -- From a press release - Washington, D.C. — Lambda Legal released a new comprehensive report that assesses the Biden-Harris administration's first year with respect to ...
HRC condemns NCAA for failure to protect LGBTQ+ athletes - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Late last night, the NCAA ratified (https://; its new constitution, which does not include nondiscrimination policy language ...
Abortion Rights Panel marks 49th anniversary with demand to defend historic Roe v Wade - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — To commemorate the 49th anniversary of Roe v Wade, a diverse national panel of speakers will demand that ...
COVID Chicago's top doctor 'hopeful' vaccine mandate will end by spring - Chicago's top physician is "hopeful" that Chicago's vaccination requirement for indoor dining and other public areas will be removed once ...
Former Iowa Mr. Leather and computer programmer Ken Ballard dies at 43 - Former Iowa Mr. Leather, computer programmer and gay Chicagoan Ken Meverick Ballard died Jan. 11 in his Lake View home ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Former pope faulted in report on sexual abuse in German diocese - A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany's Munich diocese faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI's handling of four cases when ...
VIEWPOINT Who is my neighbor? - The notion of functioning as a Good Samaritan is one that transcends any particular faith tradition. The idea of humans ...
Author: Stephen Thurston II
Virtual Creating Change rescheduled for March 19-20 - -- From a press release - Jan. 20, 2022—Washington, D.C.: The National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change conference, which was recently changed to a virtual format ...
Planned Parenthood Illinois Action launches virtual Black Community Town Hall Series in February - -- From a press release - CHICAGO - Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) proudly announces a new Black Community Town Hall series in honor of Black ...
Failure to enact Freedom to Vote is a blow to vulnerable groups - -- From a press release - From Kierra Johnson, Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund: "The failure to enact the Freedom to ...
'Jane's Army' to recruit, deploy pro-choice volunteers - -- From a press release - Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, Men4Choice, and Future Voices Council have launched Jane's Army — a joint campaign to recruit ...
LGBTQ+ organizations release eighth State Equality Index - The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their eighth annual State Equality Index (SEI). The SEI ...
Sinema under fire from LGBTQ+ groups for voting-rights stance - Some LGBTQ+-rights organizations have criticized U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona)—a member of the community—after her stance on voting rights. Sinema ...
NCAA updates trans-related policies - The NCAA has adopted a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International ...
PASSAGES Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate Murray McKay - Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate, curator, designer and LGBTQ activist Edward Murray McKay died Jan. 4 of cancer. He ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Gilead: Patients received fake HIV drugs - Gilead Sciences Inc said an unauthorized network of drug distributors and suppliers sold pharmacies more than $250 million of counterfeit ...

Entertainment
Hubbard Street Dance finds new home at Water Tower Place - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has moved its studio to a 13,000-square-foot space on the fourth floor of Water Tower ...
Revry's Black History Month of LGBTQ-First Films and Series celebrates Black stories - -- From a press release - Los Angeles - This Black History Month, Revry is programming LGBTQ-first Black stories with themes from the differently-abled, LGBTQ athletes, ...
MOVIES Siskel films include 'The Power of the Dog,' 'Flee' - The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., has current and upcoming movie slates that include everything from older ...
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE, dance community designate 2022 the "Year of Chicago Dance" - -- From a press release - CHICAGO—In deep partnership with the local dance community, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ...
Billy Masters: Adele, 'Pam & Tommy,' and more - "Yes, it is true—for over a year, we have been trying to film a script called My Big Fat Greek ...
Author: Billy Masters
Hell in a Handbag Productions presenting 'The Drag Seed' - -- From a press release - CHICAGO (January 24, 2022) — Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 20th anniversary season with a ...
COMEDY Trans comedian River Butcher performing March 11 - Non-binary trans comedian River Butcher will perform on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Friday, March 11, at ...
Recording Academy partners with GLAAD to foster LGBTQ+ inclusion in the music industry - -- From a press release. Video below - Los Angeles, CA — Tuesday, Jan. 25—GLAAD announced that the Recording Academy® has donated $150,000 to the organization to support ...
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago announces 2021/22 44th season, 'RE/CONNECT' - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has announced its 2021/22 44th season Spring Series: RE/CONNECT. The dance company will ...

Outlines
SPORTS Bulls end losing streak against Cleveland - The Chicago Bulls (28-15) ended their four-game losing streak with a sorely needed 117-104 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers (27-19) ...
Bulls, Blackhawks fall short; 'Hawks reschedule games - In NBA action, the Chicago Bulls (28-16) fell short against the defending-champion Milwaukee Bucks (29-19), losing 94-90 in Wisconsin on ...
SPORTS Packers fall to 49ers in NFL playoffs - The Green Bay Packers made the NFL playoffs while the Chicago Bears didn't. However, they'll both be watching this year's ...
SAVOR Jake Melnick's Corner Tap - Winter in Chicago (and other relatively northern spots) is known for many things—including comfort foods. Well, the River North spot ...
Author: Andrew Davis
SPORTS Bulls fall to lowly Orlando 114-95 - The short-handed Chicago Bulls (28-17) continued their slide, losing to the Orlando Magic (9-39) 114-95 on Jan. 23 in Florida. ...
Five Worth Finding: Mango Pickle, play about gay movie stars and more - —Mango Pickle: I've written about this Edgewater restaurant before—and, fortunately, the unique quality of the Indian menu items remains. I ...
Author: Andrew Davis
ICYMI: NCAA Facilitator quits in protest of NCAA's failure to protect trans athletes - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Dorian Rhea Debussy, Ph.D. (they/them), one of 54 facilitators in the NCAA Division III LGBTQ OneTeam ...
SPORTS Bulls edge Oklahoma City 111-110 - The Chicago Bulls (29-17) barely got back in the win column, edging the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-33) 111-110 in Oklahoma. ...


 

 



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