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Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-Announces-2022-Inductees

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Announces 2022 Inductees

--From a press release

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the only city-sanctioned LGBT Hall of Fame in the world, was founded in 1991 to honor Chicago's people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made significant contributions to ...


 
Local-non-binary-poet-wins-Stories-Matter-Scholarship

  Local non-binary poet wins Stories Matter Scholarship

The Stories Matter Foundation and StoryStudio Chicago have awarded the annual $1,500 Dana Wood Chaney Writers Fund tuition grant to local non-binary poet A. Ng Pavel. The scholarship is awarded each year to a writer working ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Task-Force-to-honor-Jonathan-Capehart

  National LGBTQ Task Force to honor Jonathan Capehart

The National LGBTQ Task Force will honor MSNBC anchor and Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Associate Editor Jonathan Capehart with the National Leadership Award at the 26th Annual National LGBTQ Task Force Gala on Saturday, Oct. 22, ...


 
PrideIndexs-Esteem-Awards-return-in-person-after-two-year-hiatus

  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 ...


 
General-Hospital-Kelly-Clarkson-among-Daytime-Emmy-winners

  'General Hospital,' Kelly Clarkson among Daytime Emmy winners

ABC's General Hospital—already the winningest sudser in daytime history—was named Outstanding Daytime Drama on June 24 while The Kelly Clarkson Show took home the prize for Outstanding Talk Show at the 49th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. ...


 
Hacks-Euphoria-lead-LGBTQ-critics-Dorian-TV-nominations

  '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 ...


 
James-Beard-Awards-One-Chicago-chef-wins-Nobodys-Darling-falls-short

  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

  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. ...


 
Queer-themed-plays-win-Tonys-Hudson-reaches-EGOT-status

  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

  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

  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 leaders—whose work aligns with Field's ...


 
American-Art-Awards-issues-national-honors-for-2022-

  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 ...


 
2022-MTV-Movie-TV-Awards-Movie-TV-Awards-unveiled

  2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards & Movie & TV Awards unveiled

-- From a press release

New York, New York: (June 5, 2022) - The 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by Vanessa Hudgens, honored the biggest and brightest stars in movies and television with an epic, one-night only global event ...


 
Imperial-Court-Task-Force-to-add-five-icons-to-Wall-of-Honor-at-the-Stonewall-Inn-on-June-23-

  Imperial Court, Task Force to add five icons to 'Wall of Honor' at the Stonewall Inn on June 23

-- From a press release

NEW YORK, NY, JUNE 1, 2022—On Thursday, June 23, five LGBTQ icons will be added to the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. The honor wall was inaugurated in ...


 
GLSEN-holds-Respect-Awards-in-New-York

  GLSEN holds Respect Awards in New York

On May 16, the pro-LGBTQ+ education organization GLSEN held its New York Respect Awards in Gotham Hall. At its first in-person Respect Awards in three years, the organization introduced new Executive Director Melanie Willingham-Jaggers in their ...


 
Leather-business-64TEN-to-name-street-after-Ed-Negron-on-May-30

  Leather business 64TEN to name street after Ed Negron on May 30

On May 25-30, leather shop 64TEN, 6410 N. Clark St., will mark its 21st anniversary. The celebrations will coincide with the International Mr. Leather (IML)/Memorial Day holiday weekend. ...


 
Deadline-for-Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-nominations-is-May-31

  Deadline for Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame nominations is May 31

The deadline to nominate individuals, businesses, organizations, and allies to the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame is on May 31 at midnight. Nominations may be made online at www.chicagolgbthalloffame.org/nominate. The goal is to honor people and ...


 
Tonys-Queer-themed-A-Strange-Loop-leads-nods-Paradise-Square-MJ-close-behind-

  Tonys: Queer-themed 'A Strange Loop' leads nods; 'Paradise Square,' 'MJ' close behind

Nominations for the 75th Tony Awards were announced May 9—and a Pulitzer Prize-winning original musical and a play that recounts the 2008 financial crisis led the nods, CNN reported. Leading the nominations was A Strange Loop, ...


 
33rd-Annual-GLAAD-Media-Awards-in-New-York-honor-Judith-Light-Wilson-Cruz-and-more

  33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York honor Judith Light, Wilson Cruz and more

-- From a press release

New York - Friday, May 6 — GLAAD announced recipients for 16 of this year's 30 categories for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on May 6. Additional categories were announced in Los Angeles on April ...


 
Same-sex-couple-have-historic-wedding-in-Antarctica

  Same-sex couple have historic wedding in Antarctica

RRS Sir David Attenborough crew members Eric Bourne and Stephen Carpenter are now the first same-sex couple ever married in the British Antarctic Territory on April 24, The Maritime Executive noted. The Maritime Executive noted that ...


 
Gay-artist-couple-among-Mayors-Medal-of-Honor-recipients-

  Gay artist couple among Mayor's Medal of Honor recipients

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced the winners of the 2022 Mayor's Medal of Honor. The Mayor's Medal of Honor is an annual award presented by the Mayor to honorees who have demonstrated a passionate commitment ...


 
Black-LGBTQ-community-leaders-honored-at-Art-Soul-Salon-and-Sneaker-Gala-

  Black LGBTQ+ community leaders honored at Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala

Social-justice agency Lorde, Rustin & Bates and Fahrenheit Chicago hosted the Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala April 13 at Theater on the Lake (2401 N Lake Shore Dr.). The event featured performances from singer ...


 
Judith-Light-to-receive-GLAADs-Excellence-in-Media-Award

  Judith Light to receive GLAAD's Excellence in Media Award

GLAAD announced that multiple Tony- and Emmy-winning actress, producer and activist Judith Light will receive the Excellence in Media Award that will be presented by queer performer and Oscar winner Ariana DeBose at the 33rd Annual ...


 
Esteem-Awards-to-take-place-July-2-at-Sidetrack

  Esteem Awards to take place July 2 at Sidetrack

Four organizations and 14 individuals have been selected to be honored at the 15th Annual Esteem Awards. The event—free and open to the public—will take place Saturday, July 2, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., 2-5 ...


 
33rd-Annual-GLAAD-awards-take-place-award-recipients-include-Drag-Race-Hacks-Mj-Rodriguez

  33rd Annual GLAAD awards take place; award recipients include 'Drag Race,' 'Hacks,' Mj Rodriguez

-- From a press release

Los Angeles - Sunday, April 3—GLAAD announced recipients for 16 of this year's 30 categories for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Kacey Musgraves received the Vanguard Award from Ben Platt, and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez received ...


 
A-slap-might-overshadow-other-Oscar-firsts-this-year

  A slap might overshadow other Oscar 'firsts' this year

There were several historic "firsts" at the 94th Academy Awards ceremony on March 27—a win from Ariana DeBose, an openly queer woman of color, and the first Best Picture winner, CODA, to feature a largely deaf ...


 
FILM-TV-Awards-wrap-up-BAFTAs-Critics-Choice

  FILM/TV Awards wrap-up: BAFTAs, Critics Choice

It definitely is that time of the year: awards season. The BAFTAs (British Academy Film Awards) took place March 13 at London's Royal Albert Hall, returning to an in-person event after going virtual in 2021 due ...


 
Ariana-DeBose-and-Squid-Game-among-SAG-winners

  Ariana DeBose and 'Squid Game' among SAG winners

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) distributed their 28th annual SAG Awards Feb. 27 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. While LGBTQ+ representation was ...


 
LGBT-History-Month-Reclaiming-41-journey-to-heal-notorious-trauma-for-LGBT-Mexicans-

  LGBT History Month: Reclaiming 41, journey to heal notorious trauma for LGBT Mexicans

Until recently, Alberto B. Mendoza hated 41. He cringed if his dinner bill or hotel room number had the number in it, and with the countdown to his 41st birthday, he dreaded the year to come. ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-in-30th-year-holds-induction-ceremony-at-Sidetrack

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, in 30th year, holds induction ceremony at Sidetrack

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th year, held its annual induction ceremony for 2021 inductees October 6 at Sidetrack, sponsored by Sidetrack, J&L Catering, Rick Aguilar Photography, and Dalila Fridi and Elizabeth McNight. ...


 
PHIMC-to-present-second-Mary-F-Morten-Award-on-Nov-7

  PHIMC to present second Mary F. Morten Award on Nov. 7

Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) announced Chicago Freedom School as the 2021 recipient of the Mary F. Morten Award for Justice. According to a release, "Chicago Freedom School is being recognized for its vital ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-to-present-awards-at-Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-induction-ceremony

  Mayor Lightfoot to present awards at Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th year, announced today that it will hold a scaled-back version of its annual induction ceremony for 2021 inductees on Wednesday Oct. 6, at 5:30-8 p.m. The event ...


 
Few-LGBTQ-nods-from-the-Emmys-even-as-RuPaul-makes-TV-history-

  Few LGBTQ nods from the Emmys even as RuPaul makes TV history

Netflix's The Crown and Apple TV+'s Ted Lasso were among the big winners as the Television Academy presented its 2021 Emmy Awards on Sept. 19 in Los Angeles. While the Academy had drawn praise for the ...


 
MUSIC-Lil-Nas-X-wins-top-award-at-MTV-VMAs

  MUSIC Lil Nas X wins top award at MTV VMAs

The MTV VMA Awards took place Sept. 12—and an LGBTQ+ artist took home one of the night's top awards. Lil Nas X won Video of the Year for "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)," besting Cardi ...


 
Natl-Black-Justice-Coalition-James-Baldwin-Legacy-Awards-honor-Black-elders-

  Nat'l Black Justice Coalition, James Baldwin Legacy Awards honor Black elders

--From a press release

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 12:00pm ET, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and AARP, will host a virtual celebration entitled the James Baldwin Legacy Awards in honor of the invaluable contributions of Black men ...


 
Jered-Pruitt-CASL-COO-honored-as-a-Crains-Chicago-Business-2021-Notable-LGBTQ-Exec-

  Jered Pruitt, CASL COO, honored as a Crain's Chicago Business 2021 Notable LGBTQ Exec

Chicago The Chinese American Service League (CASL), the largest AAPI social service agency in the Midwest, is proud to announce that Chief Operating Officer Jered Pruitt was honored as a Crain's Chicago Business 2021 Notable ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-seeks-members-for-selection-committee

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame seeks members for selection committee

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th anniversary, invited the LGBTQ+ community to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, and allies for the 2021 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and the response was tremendous. The Chicago ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-announces-online-nominations

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces online nominations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced today that it has made its entire nomination process available online. Those wishing to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, or "Friends of the Community, may now do so without having ...


 
GALECA-The-Society-of-LGBTQ-Entertainment-Critics-hands-out-Dorian-Awards

  GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics hands out Dorian Awards

--From a press release

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 18, 2021 Nomadland, the spare and fact-based drama of a group of struggling Americans living off the grid; the vivid blueswoman biopic Ma Rainey's Black Bottom; the family-happy fish-out-of-water fable Minari; ...


 
GLAAD-Media-Awards-honor-creative-forces-of-change-in-media-culture

  GLAAD Media Awards honor creative forces of change in media, culture

--From a press release, video below

Los Angeles, CA, Thursday, April 8, 2021 GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annu ...


 
Newberry-Library-to-honor-Lonnie-G-Bunch-III-on-May-24-

  Newberry Library to honor Lonnie G. Bunch III on May 24

In a virtual event on Monday, May 24, at 6 p.m., the Newberry Library will honor Lonnie G. Bunch III for his contributions to the humanities. Bunch became secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in June 2019 ...


 
Elton-John-AIDS-Foundation-Oscars-party-to-be-virtual-on-April-25-

  Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars party to be virtual on April 25

The 29th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Academy Awards Pre-Party will be hosted by Emmy- and Tony-winning actor and New York Times best-selling author Neil Patrick Harris alongside Sir Elton John and David Furnish, with ...


 
Jonathan-David-Katz-awarded-Andrew-W-Mellon-grant

  Jonathan David Katz awarded Andrew W. Mellon grant

--From a Wrightwood 659 press release

(CHICAGO, IL Jan. 15, 2021) Wrightwood 659 congratulates our friend, curator, and collaborator, Jonathan David Katz on the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's announcement of a $5,000,000 award for the proposal"Dispossessions ...


 
Center-on-Halsteds-Valle-artist-Sam-Kirk-among-Latinx-Community-Champions-

  Center on Halsted's Valle, artist Sam Kirk among Latinx Community Champions

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will join the Office of Community Engagement and other City leaders for a celebratory virtual event to commemorate Latinx Heritage Month by honoring 19 "Campeones de la Communidad Latina" ("Latinx Community Champions") ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-2020-induction-ceremony-on-Facebook-Live-Oct-13

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony on Facebook Live Oct. 13

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame was founded in 1991 to honor people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made significant contributions to the quality of life or well-being of the LGBT community in ...


 
NCLR-mourns-LGBTQ-equality-champion-Justice-Ginsburg-

  NCLR mourns LGBTQ equality champion Justice Ginsburg

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) mourns the tragic loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — a true champion for LGBTQ rights in her 27 years on the U.S. Supreme Court. ...


 
Wade-among-Streetwises-most-inspiring-Chicagoans

  Wade among Streetwise's most inspiring Chicagoans

LaSaia Wade—the founder and executive director of Brave Space Alliance—has been chosen as one of Streetwise newspaper's 20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans of 2020. Brave Space Alliance is a South Side organization that aims to empower and ...


 
30-Under-30-postponed-until-June-2021

  30 Under 30 postponed until June 2021

Windy City Times has made the difficult decision to postpone its annual 30 Under 30 Awards until next June, citing the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place Wed., June 24, at Polo ...


 
LGBTQ-performers-and-stories-among-2020-Emmy-nominations

  LGBTQ performers and stories among 2020 Emmy nominations

Streaming services and cable networks were well-represented among the Television Academy's 2020 Emmy nominations, which were announced July 28. Netflix led the pack with 160 nominations, followed by HBO, which had 107. LGBTQ programming and creative ...


 
Memories-of-Pride

  Memories of Pride

We asked our readers to share some of their favorite Pride memories from years past. Enjoy our shared history! I never missed a parade and had the feet and stamina to be in heels all day ... so young. You might ...


 
GLAAD-unveils-inaugural-20-Under-20-list-

  GLAAD unveils inaugural 20 Under 20 list

GLAAD revealed its inaugural Rising Stars 20 Under 20 list. The list spotlights 20 young LGBTQ people, ages 20 and younger, who are accelerating acceptance of LGBTQ people while shaping the future of media and activism. ...


 
Leaders-in-LGBTQ-history-documentation-interpretation-outreach-create-fact-sheet

  Leaders in LGBTQ history documentation, interpretation, outreach create fact sheet

NEW YORK, NY — Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — The Stonewall 50 Consortium, Making Gay History, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, New York Public Library, GLSEN, National Parks Conservation Association, and the ONE Archives Foundation announce ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-selection-committee-to-meet

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame selection committee to meet

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced earlier this year that it would resume inducting new members. After putting out a call to the community for nominations it now has a ...


 
On-Memorial-Day-LGBT-monuments-honor-those-who-have-died-

  On Memorial Day, LGBT monuments honor those who have died

Memorial Day is a time to honor military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery—located in Elwood, Illinois—is the site of the first ...


 
NCLR-honors-SF-49ers-Offensive-Assistant-Coach-Katie-Sowers-comedian-Gina-Yashere

  NCLR honors SF 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers, comedian Gina Yashere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center of Lesbian Rights (NCLR) today announced that they will be honoring San Francisco 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers with their Trailblazer Award ...


 
Ida-B-Wells-two-Black-gay-men-win-Pulitzer-Prizes

  Ida B. Wells, two Black gay men win Pulitzer Prizes

Ida B. Wells (1862-1931)—a Chicago investigative journalist, educator and an early leader in the civil rights movement—received a special citation when the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced May 4 ...


 
Professor-receives-honor-named-after-local-LGBTQ-historian

  Professor receives honor named after local LGBTQ historian

Caroline Radesky, visiting assistant professor in the University of Iowa Department of History, received the Organization of American Historians' 2020 John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award, the university noted. The ...


 
Local-attorneys-among-those-receiving-LGBT-Bar-honors

  Local attorneys among those receiving LGBT Bar honors

The National LGBT Bar Association (LGBT Bar) announced 2020's Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40—and several Chicagoans have been included. Among the Chicagoans recognized this year are: —Kara Ingelhart, a staff ...


 
Man-behind-memorial-crosses-diagnosed-with-terminal-cancer

  Man behind memorial crosses diagnosed with terminal cancer

Greg Zanis—the Aurora man who has built more than 27,000 white crosses to commemorate victims of gun violence—has been diagnosed with bladder cancer, The Chicago Tribune reported. Also, despite surgery to remove the tumor, the disease ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-postpones-upcoming-events

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame postpones upcoming events

Due to COVID-19-related concerns, the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced that it has postponed three planned events—the meeting of its Selection Committee, slated for Saturday, March 21; its Bowlathon Fundraiser at Waveland Bowl on Saturday, ...


 
LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-seeks-selection-committee-members

  LGBT Hall of Fame seeks selection committee members

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced earlier this year that it will resume inducting new members. After putting out a call to the community for nominations, it now has a ...


 
LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-bowling-fundraiser-on-April-4-UPDATE

  LGBT Hall of Fame bowling fundraiser on April 4 UPDATE

Update: This event has been postponed. The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced that it will hold its annual fundraising event—the Dick Uyvari Memorial Celebrity Bowl—Saturday, April 4, at Waveland Bowl, ...


 
Leather64TEN-Presents-Kurt-Allen-Outstanding-Community-Service-Award-2020

  Leather64TEN Presents Kurt Allen Outstanding Community Service Award 2020

On Saturday, March 14, Leather64TEN will present the very first Kurt Allen Outstanding Community Service Award to Gerald "Daddy G" Cernak. The event will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Jackhammer Bar, 6406 N. Clark St. ...


 
Darrow-ceremony-symposium-to-mark-125th-anniversary-of-speech-on-social-justice

  Darrow ceremony, symposium to mark 125th anniversary of speech on social justice

CHICAGO — With its mission of bringing the spirit of famed attorney and social justice advocate Clarence Darrow to bear on contemporary issues, this year's Darrow commemoration and symposium will focus on the Right of Revolution ...


 
Yarbrough-officiates-special-Valentines-Day-wedding-

  Yarbrough officiates special Valentine's Day wedding

On Valentine's Day, Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough officiated the wedding of Bronzeville couple Ivan Bujan, 34, and Charles Long, 40, in the Cook County Clerk's Vital Records Bureau office downtown. Their marriage date fells on ...


 
30-Under-30-Awards-to-be-held-June-24

  30 Under 30 Awards to be held June 24

Windy City Times will again mark Pride Month with its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take pace Wed, June 24. There will be a 5:30 p.m. reception, with the program being 6-7:30 p.m. ...


 
Parasite-Zellweger-Elton-among-Oscar-winners

  'Parasite,' Zellweger, Elton among Oscar winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences distributed the 2020 Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 9. The South Korean thriller Parasite was surely the most notable winner for the evening, winning ...


 
High-school-seniors-can-pursue-journalism-award-

  High-school seniors can pursue journalism award

The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association (NINA) will award a $1,000 scholarship this spring to the high school senior picked by the association as the 2020 Northern Illinois High School Journalist of the Year. NINA President Margarita ...


 
Award-worthy-event-happens-during-PHIMC-Safe-Schools-ceremony

  Award-worthy event happens during PHIMC/Safe Schools ceremony

In a surprise move during the Jan. 26 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC), PHIMC Executive ...


 
Public-Health-Institute-names-award-after-justice-warrior-Mary-F-Morten

  Public Health Institute names award after justice warrior Mary F. Morten

Chicago, IL - In a surprise move during the January 26, 2020 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) ...


 
OPALGA-reflects-on-groups-early-years-at-gallery-discussion

  OPALGA+ reflects on group's early years at gallery discussion

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association + (OPALGA+), the co-founders/authors of a new limited-edition book— The Oak Park Lesbian and Gay Association: Stories ...


 
Former-WCT-30-Under-30-honoree-among-Golden-Apple-finalists

  Former WCT 30 Under 30 honoree among Golden Apple finalists

On Jan. 23, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great educators who advance educational opportunities for students—announced the 2020 finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Awards ...


 
Equality-Illinois-to-honor-Baim-Rainbow-Cafe-LGBT-Youth-Center-at-gala

  Equality Illinois to honor Baim, Rainbow Cafe LGBT Youth Center at gala

Equality Illinois will present its annual gala on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., starting at 6 p.m. The organization will honor Tracy Baim—former publisher of Windy City Times and current ...


 
Actors-honor-their-own-at-2019-SAG-Awards

  Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards

The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's (SAG) Award for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast the evening of Jan. 19, the first time that peer honor has been given to ...


 
Honorees-named-for-Impact-Awards

  Honorees named for Impact Awards

The honorees have been named for the Chicago Foundation for Women's 2020 Impact Awards, which celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region a reality. —Founders ...


 





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