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  SHOWBIZ Elton John, Leslie Jordan, Joel Kim Booster, Janelle Monae

Elton John gave Los Angeles concluded a three-show run on Nov. 20 back inside Dodger Stadium, taking a final bow as part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The concert ...


 
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  Baton Show Lounge unveils new male burlesque

On the evening of Nov. 17, Baton Show Lounge, 4713 N. Broadway, presented Burlesque Royale, a new male review featuring local and national talent. Produced by noted photographer Ramsey Prince, the sold-out show featured vocalists Danika ...


 
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  New York theaters bounce back: Four shows ask questions about identity

All theater critics worth their salt should take a bite of the Big Apple now and then, savoring the bright lights of Broadway and a soggy slice of what passes for pizza. On my first visit in nearly three years, Broadway ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Candace Cameron Bure keeps it in the family, and all the Thanksgiving dish you need to start the week

"I will be dating Pete Davidson next." —Dionne Warwick tweets she'll be the next woman in Davidson's long list of ex-paramours. Davidson's former SNL co-star Jay Pharoah says Pete told him the secret of his success. ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Grammy nominees, Gabrielle Union, Trevor Noah, Brendan Fraser

Out Magazine compiled a list of some of the 2023 LGBTQA+ Grammy nominees. Among those on the list were Brandi Carlile (who earned another seven Grammy nominations this year, raising her career total to 25), Lady ...


 
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  Red Stars update roster; Blackhawks, Bulls lose; Hossa's thoughts

The Chicago Red Stars have updated the status of the club's roster as the team prepares for the 2023 season. With 13 players already under contract at least through next season, ...


 
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  Wright re-signs with Red Stars; NU wins; Cubs' offer rejected

The Chicago Red Stars announced the re-signing of defender Arin Wright to a two-year contract. ...


 
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  Gay man to head Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) announced the appointment of Jorge Valdivia as its new executive director, according to the Lawndale News. Valdivia's previous position was director of performing arts at the National Museum of Mexic ...


 
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  Hong Kong lesbian romance premieres at local film festival

Hong Kong Lesbian Romance Premieres At Film Festival by Vernon Hester �As part of the semi-annual Asian Pop-Up Cinema Film Festival, which ran from September 10 through November 6, The First Girl I Loved had its ...


 
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  Filmmaker Elegance Bratton reflects on The Inspection

Gay writer and director Elegance Bratton has come a long way after growing up in New Jersey and being unhoused for 10 years. He eventually joined the Marine Corps, which led to his becoming the filmmaker ...


 
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  Siah Berlatsky writes a love letter with new play Malapert Love

Transgender playwright Siah Berlatsky has created an original work called Malapert Love that is currently being presented by the team of The Artistic Home. The world premiere opened on November 10, 2022, at The Den Theatre ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Everyone counts their eggs before they're hatched, and other dish to start the week

"I'm Not Defending us.Haters are Gonna Hate...Doesn' Matter That we're Happy & Not Bothering Anyone" —Cher tweets her response to criticism of her relationship with music producer Alexander Edwards—who is less than half her age. ...


 
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  Bears fall to Lions; Bulls get blown out; Hossa celebration

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, the Chicago Bears (3-7) fell to the Detroit Lions (3-6) 31-30 at Soldier Field on Nov. 13. The loss happened despite another stellar performance from Chicago quarterback Justin Fields—and ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Queer channel, gay actor dies, Jeopardy!, Luke and Chris Evans

Fuse Media—a Latino-owned, multiplatform entertainment company—announced that in partnership with OUTtv, it is expanding its suite of DEI FAST channels with the launch of the channel OUTtv Proud, per a press release. Set for a 2023 ...


 
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  Blackhawks win; NU loses again

The Chicago Blackhawks (6-5-3) edged the Anaheim Ducks (4-10-1) 3-2 in California on Nov. 12. It was the Blackhawks' first win in regulation since ...


 
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  Nagasato re-signs with Red Stars

The Chicago Red Stars announced the re-signing of Yuki Nagasato to a one-year contract with a one-year option. Nagasato was a member of the Red Stars during 2017-2020 and spent one year in Kentucky as a ...


 
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  THEATER REVIEW: The Mark of Kane

The Mark of Kane Playwright: Mark Pracht At: City Lit Theatre Tickets: www.cityl ...


 
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  U.S. women's soccer makes history after loss to Germany

The United States women's soccer team lost again, falling 2-1 to Germany on Nov. 10 at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. According to The Guardian, it's the U.S. team's first three-game skid since 1993 ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Connor shocks by holding hands with a girl, and other dish to start the week

"Beverly Hills is riveting. It is riveting for many reasons. All the gays that I have are obsessed with it, so I would go on that one. Lisa Rinna is such a good villain. So I like that one." —Jennifer Coolidge ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Gay racer, GALECA, Lena Waithe, 'Chicago,' LGBTQ+ films

Gay motorsports racer Zach Herrin made his long-awaited debut in a NASCAR-affiliated race in Phoenix, The Advocate noted. "I know I have a lot of eyes on me, and all I want to do is get out there and blur everything ...


 
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  Actress Rebel Wilson gets engaged, announces birth of first child [UPDATE]

Actress Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect) is engaged to girlfriend Ramona Agruma after dating for seven months, according to Page Six. ...


 
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  Openly gay country performer Patrick Haggerty passes away

Patrick Haggerty was the first of his kind. Long before Ty Herndon, Paisley Fields, Brandi Carlile, Orville Peck, Andrew Sa, or Trixie Mattel, Haggerty recorded what is widely cited as the first gay Country music album ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Nathan Lane, gala, Beyonce, Kevin Aviance, Henry Cavill, Shania

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Nathan Lane is returning to Broadway this winter to star in the debut run of Pictures of Home, per The Hollywood Reporter. Based on the photo memoir by Larry Sultan of the same name and adapted ...


 
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  Dave Koz's annual Christmas concert on Dec. 8 at The Chicago Theatre

Out gay saxophonist Dave Koz has released his eighth Christmas CD, Christmas Ballads, and will perform at the Chicago Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 8, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Dave Koz & Friends Christmas ...


 
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  'Too Hot to Handel' taking place Dec. 3-4

The Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., welcomes back "Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah" for its 18th presentation. This year, for the first time, the popular jazz-gospel-rock-funk version of G.F. Handel's traditional ...


 
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  Young trans playwright queers Shakespeare in new production 'Malapert Love'

The Artistic Home will debut Malapert Love on Nov. 5-Dec. 11 in Wicker Park at The Den Theatre's Upstairs Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. The gender-bending, Shakespearean romantic comedy was written by 18-year-old Siah Berlatsky, who's ...


 
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  THEATER 'The Golden Girls' holiday special Nov. 26-Dec. 30

Hell in a Handbag Productions is in The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, The Obligatory Holiday Special, playing Nov. 26-Dec. 30 at The Hoover-Leppen Theatre at The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. Dorothy, Rose, ...


 
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  'Cirque Dreams Holidaze' to take place Dec. 22-24

Cirque Dreams Holidaze is set to dazzle Chicago audiences with a Broadway-style production infused with contemporary circus arts. The production will play for six performances on Dec. 22-24 at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 Ida B. Wells ...


 
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  16th Street Theater to close at the end of the year

The board of Berwyn's 16th Street Theater announced that the award-winning, nationally acclaimed Equity theater company will close at the end of 2022. A statement read, "For 15 inspiring seasons, plus two years of the pandemic, ...


 
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  Blackhawks notch fourth consecutive win

After starting the season with two losses, the Chicago Blackhawks (4-2-0) have won four straight games. The latest victory was 4-2 over the Florida Panthers (4-2-1) on Oct. 25 at the United Center. Chicago led in ...


 
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  ATTRACTIONS SkyBridge Michigan opens as world's longest timber-towered suspension bridge

SkyBridge Michigan is now open as the world's longest timber-towered suspension bridge. After more than a year in the works, SkyBridge Michigan made its debut to the public on Oct. 15, hosting thousands of guests on ...


 
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  Cody Estle to step down as Raven Theatre artistic director

Raven Theatre's board of directors announced that Cody Estle will step down as the company's artistic director at the end of November. Estle has been the company's artistic leader since 2017. He will join Milwaukee's Next ...


 
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  The Chicago International Film Fest's OutLook Series: Bigger, better, bolder in 2022

The Chicago International Film Festival has presented moving pictures from around the world to the public for 58 years after being founded in 1964 by openly gay graphic artist Michael Kutza. During Oct. 12=23, cinephiles were ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"The audience needs to be confronted with what we're confronted with. We have to look at each other's dicks every day. We have to be naked every day. As an audience, you have to decide whether ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'P-Valley,' Dan Levy, trans/non-binary panel, Christina Aguilera, Spirit Day

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Starz has renewed the show P-Valley (the network's most-watched series) for a third season, The Hollywood Reporter noted. The renewal for the series from creator/showrunner Katori Hall arrives more than two months after the sophomore season ...


 
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  Chicago Theatre Week 2023 to take place Feb. 16-26

-- From a press release

Chicago—Chicago Theatre Week (#CTW23), an annual celebration of the rich tradition of theatergoing in Chicago during which visitors and residents can access value-priced tickets, will take place Feb. 16-26, 2023. ...


 
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  'Lady Day,' 'Rock of Ages' part of Mercury Theater Chicago's 2023 season

-- From a press release

Chicago — Mercury Theater Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Kristi J. Martens and Executive Producers L. Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon announced the 2023 Mercury Theater Chicago season ...


 
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  Taylor Swift drops new album 'Midnights' as well as special edition

Taylor Swift has released her 10th studio album, Midnights, which she announced while accepting the trophy for Video of the Year at MTV's Video Music Awards in August, Pitchfork reported. In addition to the Lana Del ...


 
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  Steppenwolf offering free performances of '1919' on Nov. 1-5 in Chicago parks

Steppenwolf for Young Adults' (SYA) will bring its world-premiere adaptation of 1919 to audiences across Chicago this fall for a series of free performances through the Chicago Park District's "Night Out in the Parks" initiative. The ...


 
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  Chicago History Museum to host 'Supreme Models' screening Nov. 4

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will host the official Midwest screening of Supreme Models and an exclusive in-person celebration on Friday, Nov. 4, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark ...


 
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  Chicago Artists Coalition announces departure of executive director

Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) announced that Teresa Silva, CAC's executive and artistic director, will leave the organization on Wed., Oct. 26. CAC Board Chair J. Gibran Villalobos will serve as interim executive director during the executiv ...


 
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  Haven hosting 'Rocky Horror Picture Party' on Oct. 29-30

Haven is welcoming back its "Science Fiction/Double Feature: A Rocky Horror Picture Party"—an immersive Rocky Horror-themed Halloween party that brings to life in vivid technicolor the world of the cult-classic film. Hosted by Helena Handbasket, the ...


 
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  Sam Smith releasing new album, 'Gloria,' in January 2023

Multi-platinum-selling Grammy-, Brit-, Golden Globe- and Oscar-winning artist/songwriter Sam Smith will release Gloria, their fourth studio album, on Jan. 27, 2023 via Capitol Records. According to a press release, the ...


 
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  Jeff Awards for Equity Theater presented

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — In its 54th anniversary celebration of Equity theater excellence, the Jeff Awards recognized 46 award recipients selected from among 201 theater artist nominees across 38 artistic and technical categories on Oct. 17. Award-winning Chicago ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"I can't tell you how many times I have heard that young queer kids used to do the Wonder Woman spin when they were closeted. Whether you're out and proud now or you're still living with a secret identity, you are ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Mean Girls' actor, Melissa Etheridge, asexual singer, Elton John, 'Glee'

Openly gay actor Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls), in an Instagram video, reminded his followers of the importance of regular cancer screenings by documenting his experience getting a mammogram, according to ...


 
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  TELEVISION 'And Just Like That…' out on DVD on Dec. 13

Carrie Bradshaw (played by Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases the first season of And Just Like That…—the new chapter ...


 
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  Sarah Siddons Society to honor Sandy Duncan on Nov. 14

The Sarah Siddons Society, celebrating its 70th-anniversary year, will present its 2022 Award to three-time Tony Award nominee Sandy Duncan. The annual award is presented to an individual who has achieved outstanding artistic achievement in theater. ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Art and Pep' documents the accomplishments from and love between Chicago activists

While giving a speech at a party early in the new documentary Art and Pep, activist and Sidetrack co-owner Arthur Johnston says, "The only ones we gay people can rely on is each other." Art and ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Beyond Ed Buck' to kick off Black Alphabet Film Festival on Nov. 5

Black Alphabet—a nonprofit committed to promoting equity awareness on behalf of the Black LGBTQ+ community through the use of media and the arts—announced the 9th Annual Black Alphabet Film Festival (BAFF) will kick off with the ...


 
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  MOVIES Reeling Film Festival announces award recipients

Reeling: The 40th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival announced the winners of the Best Narrative and Documentary Feature Jury and Audience Awards, recognizing artistic achievements in global LGBTQ+ independent ...


 
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  Queer rapper Chi Waller talks about her journey, music and Chicago connections

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Many people have taken the past couple of years to take stock of themselves and take their lives in new directions (often called pivoting, of course). Queer rapper Chi Waller has certainly done the same thing. ...


 
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  Black Public Media launches gender affirming doc series during LGBT History Month

-- From a press release

NEW YORK (October 5, 2022) — Black Public Media (BPM) is going beyond the gender binary and weighing in on the pronoun debate with a short film series — part of its latest BE HEARD! social ...


 
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  Chelsea Manning, Jessica Lange and more are part of CHF's fall slate

This fall, the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is bringing some of the biggest names in film, politics, music, literature and activism to stages across Chicago for conversations addressing the theme of "PUBLIC" and how people are ...


 
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  THEATER Attendees encouraged to dress in costume at 'Southern Gothic'

Windy City Playhouse Artistic Director Amy Rubenstein, with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, announced the theater invites guests to attend the Oct. 20, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30 evening performances of the immersive production ...


 
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  Groundbreaking Broadway musical 'A Strange Loop' set to close

A Strange Loop, the 2022 Tony Award winner for best musical, will close on Broadway on Jan. 15, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The musical, which also took home the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for drama, will ...


 
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  DANCE Deeply Rooted performing Nov. 5 at Auditorium Theatre

The Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., will present Deeply Rooted Dance Theater—a Chicago-based African-American contemporary dance company—in a one-night-only performance Saturday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. as ...


 
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  Rainbow Railroad set to hold fundraising event with out singer Patricia Barber

Rainbow Railroad will hold its fourth annual fundraising event, "When I Am Free"—featuring renowned lesbian jazz singer, composer and pianist Patricia Barber—on Wed., Oct. 26, at Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth Ct., 6:30-9:30 p.m. This event ...


 
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  Lakeside Pride members gather to celebrate 25 years of music

In June 2016, shortly after the Pulse nightclub shootings in Orlando, members of a Lakeside Pride musical ensemble took a photo of their spectators at a pride event; everyone in the photo was each formed hearts ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"If only I'd taken that job at Camp Lejeune."—Billy Masters You know how people often say that you can't tell if someone is gay by just looking at them? Well, I'm here to tell you that's ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Black Panther,' 'Horror Story,' Beyonce, video game

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I May Destroy You actress Michaela Coel will play Aneka in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, according to Out. In the comics, Aneka is a Wakandan warrior who identifies as queer and has a relationship with Ayo ...


 
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  TELEVISION Lea DeLaria celebrates premiere of 'The Lesbian Bar Project'

On Oct. 6, Lea DeLaria (Orange Is the New Black) premiered her executive-produced docuseries The Lesbian Bar Project at The Metrograph in NYC, presented by Jagermeister and The Roku Channel. Ahead of the docuseries' launch on ...


 
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  DANCE Joffrey celebrates return of 'The Nutcracker' on Dec. 3-27

This holiday season, The Joffrey Ballet celebrates the return of Tony-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's production of The Nutcracker. Set in Chicago's World Fair in 1893, The Nutcracker will be presented at the Lyric Opera House, 20 ...


 
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  Album of 1962 Streisand concerts to be released on CD and digitally on Nov. 4

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, announced the album Barbra Streisand: Live at the Bon Soir will be released digitally and on CD on Friday, Nov. 4. With new mixes supervised ...


 
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  BoHo Theatre exec director to leave; search for successor begins

BoHo Theatre Executive Director Sana Selemon announced she will be stepping down from her position in March 2023. Selemon—from Columbus, Ohio—became a company member before taking over as executive director in August 2020. BoHo's board of ...


 
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  Velma officially a lesbian in new 'Scooby Doo' movie

Confirming what many in the LGBTQ+ community already knew, the animated character Velma has officially come out as lesbian. Clips from the brand-new Prime Video movie Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! that show the Mystery Inc. member ...


 
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  MUSIC Janet Jackson to release deluxe edition of 'The Velvet Rope'

Five-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Janet Jackson will release a new deluxe edition of her sixth full-length album, The Velvet Rope, on Friday, Oct. 7—the 25th anniversary of the original ...


 
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  BOOKS Events related to 'Last Call Chicago' on Oct. 10 and 12

Last Call Chicago: A History of 1,001 LGBTQ-Friendly Taverns, Haunts & Hangouts is a historical account of LGBTQ+ venues in the Windy City. The book's authors, Rick Karlin and St. Sukie de la Croix, are journalists ...


 
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  Yvie Oddly summons sinful drag queens in upcoming 'Night of the Living Drag'

RuPaul's Drag Race: Night of the Living Drag is coming to the Rosemont Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 25, starring Yvie Oddly as The Boogie Man and featuring ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Bros' stumbles at box office

The Billy Eichner/Luke Macfarlane same-sex romantic-comedy film Bros made history with its LGBTQ+ cast being in a big-budget movie—but, unfortunately, it fizzled at the box office. The Paramount horror movie Smile debuted to a sizzling $22 ...


 
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  THEATER Steppenwolf running Eve L. Ewing's '1919' Oct. 4-29

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will present the Steppenwolf for Young Adults' world premiere of 1919, adapted by J. Nicole Brooks from Eve L. Ewing's collection of poems about the killing of Black teenager Eugene Williams in 1919 ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Hallmark film, Oprah, Janelle Monae, 'Dahmer,' Met Gala

As a part of its "Countdown to Christmas" event, Hallmark Channel announced its first holiday movie that focuses on a gay romance, according to Out. The Holiday Sitter will be released on Sunday, Dec. 11, on ...


 
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  THEATER About Face showing LGBTQ+ play 'Mosque4Mosque'

About Face Theatre opens its 2022-23 season with the world premiere of Omer Abbas Salem's new play Mosque4Mosque, directed by Sophiyaa Nayar. Mosque4Mosque is a family comedy about a queer Arab-American Muslim man navigating his first ...


 
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  DANCE Cerqua Rivera kickoff/benefit on Oct. 22

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (CRDT) will hold its season kickoff/benefit on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., at 7:30 p.m. CRDT's Dance Ensemble and Jazz ...


 
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  More special guests announced for Chicago International Film Festival

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Illinois (September 28, 2022) — Today, the Chicago International Film Festival announced new guests and details for its 58th edition, running October 12 - 23, 2022. Film screenings and programs will take place at theaters ...


 






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