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Drag-show-finally-takes-place-at-UpRising-Bakery-and-Cafe

  Drag show finally takes place at UpRising Bakery and Cafe

After a series of events that encompassed everything from vandalism to meetings with village officials to a visit from Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, LGBTQ+-owned Lake in the Hills business UpRising Bakery and Cafe finally held its ...


 
Sky-Red-Stars-Fire-and-White-Sox-all-win-Cubs-do-not

  Sky, Red Stars, Fire and White Sox all win; Cubs do not

The Chicago Sky (25-8) extended their franchise record with their 25th victory, defeating the Connecticut Sun (22-11) 94-91 on Aug. 7 at Wintrust Arena in a game that was nationally televised on ABC. Courtney Vandersloot led ...


 
Pritzker-visits-UpRising-Bakery-and-Cafe

  Pritzker visits UpRising Bakery and Cafe

On Aug. 5, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker met with Corrina Sac, owner of Lake in the Hills business UpRising Bakery and Café, as well as leaders from Equality Illinois and Woodstock Pride and Illinois state Rep. ...


 
TELEVISION-They-Them-cast-members-reflect-on-making-the-film

  TELEVISION 'They/Them' cast members reflect on making the film

They/Them (pronounced "They-slash-Them") is a new 2022 film from Blumhouse Productions in which the terrors of an LGBTQ+ conversion camp invade the lives of a diverse group of young people who spend a summer together. The ...


 
Sky-Cubs-and-White-Sox-all-win

  Sky, Cubs and White Sox all win

The Chicago Sky (24-8) defeated the Washington Mystics (20-13) 93-83 at Wintrust Arena on Aug. 5. The Sky tied a franchise record with 24 wins in a single season—a record set during the 2013 WNBA regular ...


 
Indiana-Gov-Holcomb-signs-bill-banning-most-abortions

  Indiana Gov. Holcomb signs bill banning most abortions

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed a bill that would ban most abortions—making it the first state to pass a restrictive law against the procedure since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade earlier this ...


 
Casting-announced-for-queer-centered-play-St-Sebastian

  Casting announced for queer-centered play 'St. Sebastian'

Refracted Theatre Company announced casting for its world premiere of Andrew Kramer's dark comedy St. Sebastian, directed by Artistic Director Graham Miller. The play features Nolan Robinson, Mack Spotts and ...


 
ALMA-Chicago-hires-new-executive-director

  ALMA Chicago hires new executive director

The Association of Latinos/as/xs Motivating Action (ALMA) has hired its first executive director. Manuel Hernandez will step into the role, according to a press release. The statement describes Hernandez as "a Puerto Rican New York City ...


 
Kinsey-Institute-exhibiting-iconic-Tom-Fox-HIV-AIDS-photo-series

  Kinsey Institute exhibiting iconic Tom Fox HIV/AIDS photo series

An exhibition of 60 iconic photographs documenting Indiana University alumnus Tom Fox's battle with AIDS in the late 1980s will hang in the Grand Hall of Maxwell Hall on the Indiana University-Bloomington campus. "Wild Horse Running: ...


 
CDPH-community-partners-provide-monkeypox-update-as-Market-Days-nears

  CDPH, community partners provide monkeypox update as Market Days nears

With the event known as Northalsted Market Days happening Aug. 6-7—and with tens of thousands of people expected to attend—the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and community partners held a press conference Aug. 4 about ...


 
-Cook-County-Commissioner-Morrison-calls-for-hearing-to-address-monkeypox-outbreak

  Cook County Commissioner Morrison calls for hearing to address monkeypox outbreak

-- From a press release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Aug, 4, 2022 —Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison (District 15) has introduced a resolution calling for a public hearing in the Cook County Health and Hospitals Committee that will convene Monday, Aug. 8, ...


 
UpRising-Bakery-allowed-to-hold-drag-brunch-other-events

  UpRising Bakery allowed to hold drag brunch, other events

UpRising Bakery—a Lake in the Hills business extensively vandalized after scheduling a brunch event featuring drag performers—will be able to host the rescheduled event and other programs after reaching an agreement with Lake in the Hills ...


 
Angelica-Ross-to-be-first-trans-lead-in-Broadways-Chicago-

  Angelica Ross to be first trans lead in Broadway's 'Chicago'

Trans actors have made all sorts of impressions on Broadway, but former Chicagoan Angelica Ross has set a precedent. Next month, the leading role of fame-hungry murderess Roxie Hart will be played by Angelica Ross. Ross ...


 
PASSAGES-Chicago-Latino-Theater-Alliance-Executive-Director-Myrna-Salazar-dies-at-75

  PASSAGES Chicago Latino Theater Alliance Executive Director Myrna Salazar dies at 75

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) announced that co-founder and Executive Director Myrna Salazar passed away Aug. 3—two weeks after celebrating her 75th birthday. According to a press release, "Salazar ...


 
Sexual-misconduct-report-findings-force-Chicago-charter-school-leader-to-leave

  Sexual-misconduct report findings force Chicago charter-school leader to leave

A Chicago Public Schools inspector general's report substantiating allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with a student forced Tim King, the head of a prominent charter school network, to resign recently, WBEZ reported. King, who founded Urban ...


 
ART-Wrightwood-659-to-show-The-First-Homosexuals-Michiko-Itatani

  ART Wrightwood 659 to show 'The First Homosexuals,' 'Michiko Itatani'

The Lincoln Park space Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., will show two exhibits—"The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930" and "Michiko Itatani: Celestial Stage"—on Fridays and ...


 
Dining-Out-for-Life-taking-place-Aug-11

  'Dining Out for Life' taking place Aug. 11

The annual event known as Dining Out for Life will take place Thursday, Aug. 11. People can join the Chicago restaurant community in ensuring essential services are available to people living with HIV during the daylong ...


 
The-Chicago-Sky-launch-The-Net-A-Mental-Health-Initiative

  The Chicago Sky launch The Net: A Mental Health Initiative

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug. 3, 2022)—As issues of mental health make headlines in sport—and women's sports in particular—the WNBA championship team Chicago Sky launched "The Net," (A Network of Mental Health Support in ...


 
SAVOR-Museum-of-Ice-Cream-Epic-challenge-Cafe-Sophie-closed

  SAVOR Museum of Ice Cream; Epic challenge; Cafe Sophie closed

After 2 million visitors across seven sold-out locations, the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has found its latest sweet spot in the historic Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave. MOIC can be distinguished by its pink ...


 
MacArthur-Foundation-expands-support-of-Chicago-area-media-storytelling-partnered-with-Field-Foundation

  MacArthur Foundation expands support of Chicago area media, storytelling, partnered with Field Foundation

-- From a press release

August 3, 2022—The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced the renewal of a three-year, $3 million grant to the Field Foundation'sMedia & Storytelling program, which provides grants to a diverse set of Chicago ...


 
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 ...


 
Hollywood-medium-Tyler-Henry-at-Hard-Rock-Live-on-Nov-17

  Hollywood medium Tyler Henry at Hard Rock Live on Nov. 17

-- From a press release

Medium Tyler Henry—the openly gay star of the NETFLIX series Life After Death with Tyler Henry and E! Entertainment's megahit television show Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry—will bring his national live show to Hard Rock Casino ...


 
Bailey-faces-backlash-after-abortion-Holocaust-comment

  Bailey faces backlash after abortion/Holocaust comment

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey is facing backlash after footage from 2017 showed him comparing abortion to the Holocaust, according to NBC Chicago. "The attempted extermination of the Jews of World War II doesn't even ...


 
NU-sued-by-student-on-schools-Qatar-campus

  NU sued by student on school's Qatar campus

On July 28, Northwestern University was slapped with a civil-rights lawsuit in Illinois Northern District Court, according to Law.com. The lawsuit was brought by Disparti Law Group on behalf of a student of the university's Qatar ...


 
Cubs-keep-Contreras-Happ-White-Sox-win-Sky-lose

  Cubs keep Contreras, Happ; White Sox win; Sky lose

In the wake of a 6-0 loss at the St. Louis Cardinals (55-48) on Aug. 2, the Chicago Cubs (41-61) did not trade catcher Willson Contreras or outfielder Ian Happ, WGN-TV noted. Both were listed in ...


 
Lollapalooza-lit-up-with-LGBTQ-acts-in-2022

  Lollapalooza lit up with LGBTQ+ acts in 2022

The annual outdoor festival Lollapalooza ran July 28-31 in Chicago, displaying a wide spectrum of talent—including many LGBTQ+ acts—this year on nine stages. The music carnival began as an eclectic ...


 
THEATER-Cabaret-coming-to-Metropolis-Arts-on-Sept-15

  THEATER 'Cabaret' coming to Metropolis Arts on Sept. 15

Musical Broadway classic and hit film Cabaret re-creates the decadent and complicated world of 1929 Berlin at the Arlington Heights venue Metropolis Performing Arts Centre on Sept. 15-Oct. 22. Cabaret is Kander and Ebb's legendary musical ...


 
LGBTQ-inclusive-program-for-seniors-receives-Aging-Innovations-Award

  LGBTQ+-inclusive program for seniors receives Aging Innovations Award

AgeOptions' Thrive with Pride program for LGBT+ older adults recently received a 2022 Aging Innovations Award, one of the highest honors presented by USAging to its members. USAging is the national association representing and supporting the ...


 
Staffers-older-LGBTQ-residents-establish-ties-at-The-Admiral-at-The-Lake-

  Staffers, older LGBTQ+ residents establish ties at The Admiral at The Lake

Before Ken Irvine moved to the senior living community The Admiral at The Lake, he was an expert at maneuvering conversations so people wouldn't find out he was gay. ...


 
Chicago-Skys-James-Wade-named-WNBA-Coach-of-the-Month-for-second-straight-time

  Chicago Sky's James Wade named WNBA Coach of the Month for second straight time

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug. 2, 2022)—Chicago Sky General Manager/Head Coach James Wade has been selected as the WNBA Coach of the Month for July, the league announced. This is the second month in a row Wade has won ...


 
Homeless-services-agency-Care-for-Friends-temporarily-moves-to-Edgewater

  Homeless-services agency Care for Friends temporarily moves to Edgewater

Care for Friends, a Chicago-based homeless-services program, has temporarily moved to Edgewater after being in Lincoln Park for 54 years, according to a press release. The program is now based at the Church of the Atonement, ...


 
Oak-Park-Festival-Theatres-The-Winters-Tale-running-thru-Aug-20-

  Oak Park Festival Theatre's 'The Winter's Tale' running thru Aug. 20

Oak Park Festival Theatre's The Winter's Tale will run at Austin Gardens (167 Forest Ave., Oak Park) through Sunday, Aug. 20. The Winter's Tale marks Oak Park Festival Theatre's return to the stage after a devastating ...


 
Courtney-Vandersloot-named-WNBA-Eastern-Conference-Player-of-the-Week

  Courtney Vandersloot named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—The Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot was named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the league announced. This marks the second time this season and eighth time in Vandersloot's 12-year career to receive the honor. Vandersloo ...


 
Pritzker-issues-monkeypox-public-health-emergency-declaration

  Pritzker issues monkeypox public-health emergency declaration

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Gov. JB Pritzker issued a proclamation declaring the monkeypox virus a public health emergency and declaring the state of Illinois a disaster area regarding the disease. The declaration, which applies to the entire state, will allow ...


 
Brave-Space-Alliance-plans-to-raise-salaries-urges-partner-agencies-to-follow-suit-

  Brave Space Alliance plans to raise salaries, urges partner agencies to follow suit

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — Aug.1, 2022 — Brave Space Alliance, the South Side LGBTQ+ Center, announced a sweeping new plan to increase the organization's base salary to $43,000 for entry-level staff, equivalent to an hourly wage of $20.67/hr. ...


 
PASSAGES-Janan-Lindley-wife-of-longtime-activist-former-bar-owner-Marge-Summit

  PASSAGES Janan Lindley, wife of longtime activist/former bar owner Marge Summit

Janan Lindley died in hospice at home with her wife, Marge Summit, by her side July 29 of cancer. She was 82. Lindley was born June 20, 1940 and was raised in New Orleans. She studied at Loop College and from ...


 
Chalk-Howard-Street-outdoors-for-the-first-time-since-2019-on-Aug-27

  Chalk Howard Street outdoors for the first time since 2019 on Aug. 27

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, IL (Aug. 1, 2022)—Chicago's only chalk art festival, Chalk Howard Street, announced its entertainment programming and vendors list, as it makes a full return outdoor and in person for the first time since 2019. National ...


 
Vallas-speaks-at-event-of-group-known-for-anti-LGBTQ-views-91UPDATE93

  Vallas speaks at event of group known for anti-LGBTQ+ views [UPDATE]

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO and current mayoral candidate Paul Vallas spoke at a fundraiser for Awake Illinois—a group that has been criticized for its transphobic and homophobic rhetoric, The Chicago Reader reported. The group hosted ...


 
Lollapalooza-to-be-in-Chicago-for-at-least-the-next-10-years

  Lollapalooza to be in Chicago for at least the next 10 years

Get ready to see a lot more musical acts, crop tops and (mostly younger) people in Grant Park for at least the next decade of summers. Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced July 31 that the ...


 
Vandersloot-reaches-mark-in-Sky-win-MLB-teams-split

  Vandersloot reaches mark in Sky win; MLB teams split

Courtney Vandersloot dished out 12 assists—passing Lindsay Whalen to become number three all-time on the WNBA assists list—as the Sky (23-7) edged the Connecticut Sun (20-10) 95-92 in overtime at Mohegan Sun Arena on July 31. ...


 
SAVOR-Travelle-at-the-Langham-maintains-high-standards-

  SAVOR Travelle at the Langham maintains high standards

For years, The Langham has been considered one of the top hotels not only in Chicago, but throughout the world, with the luxury stop having stops from Hong Kong to Boston to Sydney. And for years, ...


 
UpRising-Bakery-cancels-more-events-Indiana-passes-severe-abortion-ban

  UpRising Bakery cancels more events; Indiana passes severe abortion ban

There have more setbacks for the LGBTQ+-owned UpRising Bakery and Cafe, where damage still remains after the Lake in the Hills establishment was vandalized last weekend with hate messages, ABC 7 Chicago reported. Owner Corinna Sac ...


 
Red-Stars-lose-Fire-tie-Atlanta-Cubs-fall-but-White-Sox-split

  Red Stars lose; Fire tie Atlanta; Cubs fall but White Sox split

On July 30, the visiting Chicago Red Stars (5-3-5) lost to the first-place San Diego Wave (7-3-4) 1-0. Jaedyn Shaw scored for the Wave. Vanessa DiBernardo took home Star of the Match, per a press release. ...


 
Gene-Siskel-Film-Center-running-Pioneers-of-Queer-Cinema

  Gene Siskel Film Center running 'Pioneers of Queer Cinema'

In partnership with the UCLA Film & Television Archive, the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. Clark St., presents differing, often radical explorations of sexual orientation and gender identity in the series "Pioneers of Queer Cinema." ...


 
Cook-County-prosecutor-resigns-cites-no-respect-for-Kim-Foxxs-leadership

  Cook County prosecutor resigns, cites no respect for Kim Foxx's leadership

A top Cook County prosecutor resigned, saying he "can't continue to work for an administration I don't respect," according to Yahoo! News. Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Jim Murphy stepped down July 29 after 25 years ...


 
Chicago-announces-lineups-for-Marquee-Fall-Music-Festivals

  Chicago announces lineups for Marquee Fall Music Festivals

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced today music lineups and expanded date information for three of the City of Chicago's most ...


 
Sky-notch-22nd-win-Cubs-White-Sox-have-mixed-results

  Sky notch 22nd win; Cubs, White Sox have mixed results

Kahleah Copper recorded her third career double-double (16 points and 11 rebounds) for the Chicago Sky (22-7) as the team scored an 89-81 win over the New York Liberty (10-18) on July 29 at Wintrust Arena. ...


 
Northalsted-Market-Days-to-take-place-Aug-6-7

  Northalsted Market Days to take place Aug. 6-7

The 40th Northalsted Market Days—a live music street festival celebrating community in Chicago's Northalsted/Lakeview district—will take place Aug. 6-7. The half-mile long summer festival features all-day lineups of live music ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-midfielder-Alyssa-Mautz-to-retire-following-July-30-match

  Chicago Red Stars midfielder Alyssa Mautz to retire following July 30 match

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (July 29, 2022)—Alyssa Mautz, a longtime Chicago Red Stars midfielder, announced today her plans to retire following the team's match Saturday, July 30, at Soldier Field. The Red Stars will hold a ceremony prior to ...


 
Committee-makes-recommendations-for-expanded-court-service-for-Cook-County-domestic-violence-victims-

  Committee makes recommendations for expanded court service for Cook County domestic-violence victims

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (July 29, 2022) — The Circuit Court of Cook County Committee on Domestic Violence Court has developed a plan to improve court access to help domestic violence victims, which will include an after-hours pilot program ...


 
WINE-RIVAL-returns-Sept-22-partially-benefiting-Highland-Park-group

  WINE RIVAL returns Sept. 22, partially benefiting Highland Park group

Chicago—After a two-year hiatus, The 4th Annual WINE RIVAL (formerly Somm Madness) returns on Thursday, Sept. 22, to award the 2022 title of WINE RIVAL Champion at Venue West, 221 N. Paulina St.. Tickets are $50 ...


 
LGBTQ-inclusive-All-that-Glows-running-through-Oct-1

  LGBTQ+-inclusive 'All that Glows' running through Oct. 1

-- From a press release

Weinberg/Newton Gallery, a non-commercial gallery dedicated to promoting social- justice causes, is partnering with the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois to present All that Glows in the Dark of Democracy, July 29 — Oct. 1 ...


 
Spiritual-DragCon-debuting-in-Chicago-on-Oct-7-9-speakers-sought

  'Spiritual DragCon' debuting in Chicago on Oct. 7-9; speakers sought

Bonnie Violet and at least 18 other drag artists, LGBTQIA+ clergy and other allies are curating the first-ever Spiritual DragCon to take place in Chicago on Oct. 7-9. The conference is being advertised as "is a ...


 
CORE-launches-COVID-19-vaccination-clinics-for-families-in-the-Chicago-area

  CORE launches COVID-19 vaccination clinics for families in the Chicago area

-- From a press release

In partnership with the City of Chicago, CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) has opened COVID-19 vaccination clinics for families, including those with children under five. Per CDC guidelines, the vaccine is now available for children 6 ...


 
VIEWS-Can-gay-men-dial-back-sex-until-our-monkeypox-vaccinations

  VIEWS Can gay men dial back sex until our monkeypox vaccinations?

Years from now, there will be gay men who made it through a case of monkeypox who will have the scars up and down the shaft of their penis to prove it. Let me repeat that. Scars. On their cock. For ...


 
Chicago-monkeypox-count-exceeds-300

  Chicago monkeypox count exceeds 300

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced July 27 that 326 Chicagoans have tested positive for the monkeypox virus (MPV) as the department and city continue outreach efforts in response to the outbreak. The most ...


 
Texas-lawmaker-attorney-targets-Chicago-law-firm-over-subject-of-abortion

  Texas lawmaker/attorney targets Chicago law firm over subject of abortion

A Texas legislator who is part of a legislative caucus that recently accused the Chicago-based Sidley Austin law firm of appearing to be "complicit in illegal abortions" is an attorney employed by another major U.S. law ...


 
Chicago-Gourmet-reveals-2022-lineup

  Chicago Gourmet reveals 2022 lineup

Chicago Gourmet, one of the nation's most distinguished food festivals, has revealed a lineup of acclaimed chef participants for the 2022 weekend culinary celebration. Founding sponsor Illinois Restaurant Association, together ...


 
Quigley-reiterates-call-for-Monkeypox-Public-Health-Emergency

  Quigley reiterates call for Monkeypox Public Health Emergency

-- From a press release

Kyiv, Ukraine — U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice Chair of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, and Chair of the Subcommittee on Financial Services ...


 
21st-annual-Glenwood-Avenue-Arts-Fest-taking-place-Aug-19-21

  21st annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest taking place Aug. 19-21

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (July 26, 2022)—The popular Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) announces complete music lineup for the three-day festival, headlined by Chicago rapper Psalm One, Rock n Roll band from New ...


 
Trans-artist-to-showcase-woodworking-on-Aug-13

  Trans artist to showcase woodworking on Aug. 13

Trans artist J. Emmett (he/they), of J. Emmett Studios, will open his private studio for the first time to show his custom woodworking, along with works from local ceramicist Krista Tyner (she/her), of TynerWorks. The "A ...


 
MCA-Chicago-announces-Chicago-Performs-which-focuses-on-contemporary-POC-and-queer-artists

  MCA Chicago announces Chicago Performs, which focuses on contemporary, POC and queer artists

-- From a press release

CHICAGO— The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, with the support of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), and Choose Chicago, announced the ...


 
Sky-lose-Cup-final-Cubs-White-Sox-win

  Sky lose Cup final; Cubs, White Sox win

At Wintrust Arena on July 26, the Chicago Sky (21-7) fell to the Las Vegas Aces (20-8) 93-83 in the final of the Commissioner's Cup. A $500,000 prize pool went to Las Vegas, giving an estimated ...


 
Lightfoot-office-launch-new-disability-employment-center-

  Lightfoot, office launch new disability employment center

-- From a press release

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) today announced the launch of a new MOPD Career Center. The MOPD Career Center, 2102 W. Ogden Ave., will assist people ...


 
Lightfoot-offers-Soldier-Field-proposals-but-Bears-are-unmoved

  Lightfoot offers Soldier Field proposals, but Bears are unmoved

On July 25, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced proposals for renovations of Soldier Field, the current home of the Chicago Bears. These proposals stemmed from considerations and recommendations made by the Mayor's Museum Campus Working Group. ...


 
GoFundMe-page-for-UpRising-Bakery-raises-thousands-of-dollars

  GoFundMe page for UpRising Bakery raises thousands of dollars

A GoFundMe page for Lake in the Hills venue UpRising Bakery and Cafe—an LGBTQ+-owned site that was the subject of protests and vandalism after planning to host a family-friendly drag show that was later canceled—has raised ...


 
LETTERS-The-Church-should-practice-love-and-constructive-dialogue-not-hate

  LETTERS The Church should practice love and constructive dialogue, not hate

Another U.S. diocese has issued new restrictive policies regarding LGBTQ issues in Catholic schools, and its new directives compare being openly transgender with sexual abuse. The Roman Catholic Church is having an internal dialogue on how ...


 
Story-Jam-and-Cerqua-Rivera-collaboration-on-July-27-at-Artifact-Events

  Story Jam and Cerqua Rivera collaboration on July 27 at Artifact Events

Story Jam's next storytelling show—in a series of monthly shows at Artifact Events —will take place Wed., July 27, at 7:30 p.m. at 4325 N. Ravenswood Ave. "Living Truth: True Stories" is a storytelling collaboration with ...


 
Indiana-lawmakers-to-discuss-abortion-other-issues

  Indiana lawmakers to discuss abortion, other issues

On Monday, July 25, Indiana legislators will meet at the Statehouse for a special session on increasing abortion restrictions in the state, among other issues, according to NPR. If the ban takes place, Indiana would join ...


 
SAVOR-Birds-Eye-Bar-Grill-Sweet-Mandy-Bs-marks-20-years-

  SAVOR Bird's Eye Bar & Grill; Sweet Mandy B's marks 20 years

Feast while dining among the beasts. Located in the heart of the Lincoln Park Zoo, Bird's Eye Bar & Grill (https://www.lpzoo.org/venue/birds-eye-bar-grill/; right above the venue's gift shop) provides a respite from walking around and seei ...


 
Live-music-returns-to-Touche-starting-July-30-with-Bear-All

  Live music returns to Touche starting July 30 with 'Bear All'

After a nearly three-year hiatus due to COVID-related interruptions, Touche, 6412 N. Clark St., is reviving the bar's live music series "Bear All" at 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. Begun in 2011 and produced by ...


 
Man-arrested-for-vandalism-of-LGBTQ-owned-suburban-bakery

  Man arrested for vandalism of LGBTQ+-owned suburban bakery

Authorities in Lake in the Hills, a suburb of Chicago, have made an arrest in the case of the vandalism of a bakery that had to cancel an all-ages drag show because of the crime, ABC 7 Chicago reported. Joseph I. ...


 
Sky-lose-Cubs-win-White-Sox-split-Minosos-Hall-of-Fame-induction

  Sky lose; Cubs win; White Sox split; Minoso's Hall of Fame induction

In NYC on July 23, the WNBA's Chicago Sky (21-7) lost to the New York Liberty (10-17) 83-80 at the Barclays Center. Chicago only had 14 points at the end of the first quarter (on a ...


 
Local-queer-icon-DJs-event

  Local queer icon DJ's event

Darrell Gordon was the guest presenter for the Lunch Bunch at Third Space at Lakeview Presbyterian on June 1 and 30—the beginning and end of both Pride Month and Black Music Month. ...


 
At-NOWs-national-conference-in-Chicago-LGBTQ-activists-discuss-coalitions-healthcare-access-

  At NOW's national conference in Chicago, LGBTQ+ activists discuss coalitions, healthcare access

Leaders from the National Organization for Women (NOW) invited leaders of human rights organizations to discuss their efforts to support LGBTQ+ and other marginalized people in a June 23 panel during the organization's 2022 national conference ...


 





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