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DAILY BREAKING
Photographer/activist Ed Negron's funeral will take place Aug. 3 - On his own Facebook page, one of the brothers of the late Chicago photographer/activist Ed Negron has revealed the details ...
Howard Brown Health calls on businesses, LGBTQ events to re-implement COVID restrictions - --From a Howard Brown press release - (Chicago, IL, July 28, 2021) — Howard Brown Health, the Midwest's largest LGBTQ healthcare organization, is imploring local businesses and ...
Pritzker signs bill decriminalizing HIV transmission, other pro-LGBTQ measures - Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a legislative package on July 27 at Center on Halsted that, effective immediately ends the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
NBC Sports apologizes for misgendering Olympian; GLAAD responds - GLAAD responded to media coverage of the first several days of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, including the ...
Gay British diver wins Olympic gold - The British team of Tom Daley and Matty Lee narrowly won the 10-meter synchronized diving competition on July 26 at ...
Chicago photographer, activist Ed Negron dies [UPDATED] - Ed Negron—an activist, Army veteran and substance-abuse counselor who served for many years as a dedicated bisexual volunteer, mentor, leader ...
Author: Andrew Davis

News
Bill would expose schools that discriminate against LGBTQ students - --From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) and Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-1), Sharice Davids (KS-3), and Mondaire Jones ...
Taste of River North cancelled - On July 29, the River North Residents Association, along with theMART and Duff Entertainment, announced the cancellation of the 2021 ...
Olympics: Tennis player apologizes for anti-gay slur - Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini apologized for yelling at himself with an anti-gay slur during a loss in the Olympic ...
Passenger claims rainbow mask was banned; airline responds - On his flight out of Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month for a 46th birthday vacation in Greece, gay ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Pappas introduces legislation to establish LGBTQ veterans advisory committee - --From a press release - Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), a member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee and Chair of the ...
Photographer/activist Ed Negron's funeral will take place Aug. 3 - On his own Facebook page, one of the brothers of the late Chicago photographer/activist Ed Negron has revealed the details ...
Analysis of hate crime laws finds limitations, opportunities, rising hate violence - --From a Movement Advancement Project, National Center for Lesbian Rights press release - With a rise in hate violence across the country, a new report from the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) and 16 ...
Olympics: U.S. women's 3x3 basketball team wins gold - The U.S. team of Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young won the first women's gold medal in ...
VIEWS U.S. Senators: It's time to act against anti-LGBTQ discrimination - Georgia has had the eyes of the nation on it for some time now. It's just over five years since ...
Author: Jeff Graham, Executive Director, Georgia Equality
Aug. 12 LGBTQ town hall to discuss bar inclusivity - Miller Lite and Equality Federation announced "Open & Proud," an initiative that aims to create safe, inclusive spaces at bars ...
Taste of Andersonville returns Wed., Aug. 11 - --From a press release - CHICAGO (July 28, 2021) — The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is excited to welcome back one of its most ...
Howard Brown Health calls on businesses, LGBTQ events to re-implement COVID restrictions - --From a Howard Brown press release - (Chicago, IL, July 28, 2021) — Howard Brown Health, the Midwest's largest LGBTQ healthcare organization, is imploring local businesses and ...
Gay Calif. donor convicted in deaths of two Black men - On July 27, a federal jury convicted wealthy California political donor Ed Buck, 66, on charges he injected gay men ...
9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk taking place at Soldier Field - In remembrance of the 20thanniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, members of the public will join area firefighters to ...
Report: LGBTQ elected officials up by 17% in past year; 28,116 more would be equitable representation - --From a Victory Institute press release - Out for America 2021 report finds 986 out LGBTQ elected officials nationwide; Black LGBTQ elected officials increased by 75% in ...
Pritzker signs bill decriminalizing HIV transmission, other pro-LGBTQ measures - Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a legislative package on July 27 at Center on Halsted that, effective immediately ends the ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Rapper DaBaby defends anti-gay comments - Rapper DaBaby addressed his recent controversial comments at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami—and drew the ire of many ...
Olympics: Japan tops U.S. in gold-medal softball game - In the Olympics, host country Japan beat the United States 2-0 to take the gold medal on July 27. Softball ...
LGBTQ advocates celebrate two Illinois marriage certificate modernization bills - --From a press release - Trans and non-binary people who were married in Illinois will now be able to obtain marriage certificates that reflect their ...
CDC: Some vaccinated people should wear masks indoors - To prevent further spread of the Delta variant, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask guidance ...
Donnelley Foundation announces 'Broadening Narratives' grant recipients - The Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (the Foundation)—which supports land conservation, artistic vitality and regional collections for the people ...
NBC Sports apologizes for misgendering Olympian; GLAAD responds - GLAAD responded to media coverage of the first several days of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, including the ...
MacArthur Foundation grants $80M to advance racial and ethnic justice - On July 27, the MacArthur Foundation announced roughly $80 million in grants centered on advancing racial and ethnic justice. The ...
Lightfoot: Mask mandates may return to Chicago - People may not want to toss those face masks. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot told The New York Times she will ...
Gay British diver wins Olympic gold - The British team of Tom Daley and Matty Lee narrowly won the 10-meter synchronized diving competition on July 26 at ...
Plaque added to childhood home of Emmett Till - On what would have been Civil Rights icon Emmett Till's 80th birthday on July 25, his childhood home in Chicago's ...
Pelosi names Kinzinger to Jan. 6 committee - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced July 25 that she has appointed U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) to the House select ...
PrEP pills to be free for insured people - The U.S. government has stated that nearly all health insurers must cover the entire cost of HIV prevention treatments, according ...
PASSAGES Writer, attorney, activist Takeia R. Johnson - The local organization Affinity Community Services announced the recent passing of Takeia R. Johnson. According to Johnson's LinkedIn profile, she ...
WORLD Marriage in Chile, Polish website, Toronto news, 'Reclaim Pride' march - On July 21, Chile's Senate approved an equal-marriage bill, DW.com reported. The regulations were presented during the second government of ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL California cases, trans woman killed, Pride staircase, sports law - Proponents of Proposition 8 have to file a brief on or before Aug. 16 to show they have standing to ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Hungarian protesters defy prime minister with sizable march - In Hungary, approximately 30,000 people joined the annual Pride celebrations in the capital of Budapest on July 24, with attendees ...
Chicago photographer, activist Ed Negron dies [UPDATED] - Ed Negron—an activist, Army veteran and substance-abuse counselor who served for many years as a dedicated bisexual volunteer, mentor, leader ...
Author: Andrew Davis

Entertainment
Helmut Jahn architecture exhibit has opened - The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), 111 E. Wacker Dr., has opened its first, major limited-run exhibit, "Helmut Jahn: Life + ...
'The Art of Banksy' to debut Aug. 14 at 360 N. State St. - "The Art of Banksy"—the largest touring exhibition of authentic Banksy artworks in the world—will take place in Chicago on the ...
DANCE Deeply Rooted named to INFLUENCERS Cohort - Chicago's Deeply Rooted Dance Theater is one of five dance companies (and the only Midwestern one) named to the International ...
SHOWBIZ Script contest, LGBTQ film, Lady Gaga, Showtime, out sprinter - GLAAD and The Black List—the writer-centric entity whose work includes its annual list, screenplay marketplace, writer labs, and film and ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
OUTspoken storytelling to host six takes from LGBTQ+ perspective - --From a press release - The month of August is hot - but OUTspoken at the Sidetrack will be even hotter on Aug. 3 when ...
Billy Masters - "I'd still be full of jokes and fun, but no more naked pranks. I can see now my actions were ...
Author: Billy Masters
THEATER Sideshow offers residency, announces digital house parties - Sideshow Theatre Company announced it will be offering a nine-month artistic residency to Chicago-based playwright Preston Choi. Through the residency, ...
Winifred Haun & Dancers announces 2021-22 season, return to live performances - --From a press release - Chicago & Oak Park, IL — Winifred Haun & Dancers will return to in person theater events and live programming ...
Logan Center Bluesfest to include Shemekia Copeland, avery r. young - This year, the Third Logan Center Bluesfest will take place Oct. 15-17. It will be a hybrid model with a ...
'Filmmaking on the South Side' on Aug. 21 - On Aug. 21, 7-9:30 p.m., Chicago Humanities Festival and local partners from Sisters in Cinema, South Side Home Movie Project ...
Reeling 39th Chicago LGBTQ+ Internat'l Film Fest in-person, virtual in September - --From a press release - (July 28, 2021 — Chicago, IL) Chicago Filmmakers, Gilead and AARP present The 39th annual Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International ...
About Face Theatre's 27th season to be produced at The Den Theatre beginning March - --From a press release - CHICAGO (July 27, 2021) — About Face Theatre is excited to announce its return to live, in-person theatre with its ...

Outlines
Women's soccer: U.S. Olympic team bounces back with 6-1 win - Days after Sweden snapped the U.S. women's national team's (USWNT's) 44-game win streak with a deflating 3-0 loss, the U.S. ...
SAVOR The Smith - Not too long ago, I sang the praises of "Red Sauce Sundays" at The Smith Restaurant + Bar (400 N. ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Chicago Red Stars fall to Gotham 2-1 - The Chicago Red Stars' Makenzy Doniak scored in the second half's stoppage time—but the team ultimately lost to NJ/NY Gotham ...
Olympics: Women's soccer team advances to quarterfinals - United States women's national team (USWNT) forward Alex Morgan had a goal disallowed as the squad settled for a 0-0 ...


 

 



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