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DAILY BREAKING
Update: Paddock to no longer print LGIS publications - Arlington Heights-based Paddock Publications, parent company of the Daily Herald newspaper, announced Sept. 22 that it was backing out of ...
Report: Newsom to run for president if Biden doesn't - California Gov. Gavin Newsom—a staunch LGBTQ+ ally—is "undeniably, unequivocally" planning to run for president in 2024 if President Biden chooses ...

News
AIDS Foundation Chicago hosts two-day event about unique challenges facing elders living with HIV/AIDS - AIDS Foundation Chicago hosted a two-part educational webinar about the complex needs of elders living with HIV/AIDS Sept. 22-23, where ...
Chicago, Cook County drop to low COVID-19 community-level rating - COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates are steadily improving in Chicago and Cook County—moving both the city and county from the ...
National AIDS Memorial releases 'The Black Community & AIDS' - The National AIDS Memorial has released its latest mini-documentary, "The Black Community & AIDS," the seventh film in its oral ...
Bisexual, pansexual leaders meet with HHS officials in historic roundtable - For Bisexual Awareness Week, bisexual and pansexual community leaders met with federal agency officials at the Department of Health and ...
DoJ announces $22M to address, prevent sexual assault on campuses - The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) announced nearly $22 million in upcoming grant awards to address and prevent sexual assault, ...
Indiana judge blocks state's abortion ban - On Sept. 22, an Indiana judge blocked the state's abortion ban, putting the new law on hold as abortion-clinic operators ...
Update: Paddock to no longer print LGIS publications - Arlington Heights-based Paddock Publications, parent company of the Daily Herald newspaper, announced Sept. 22 that it was backing out of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Chicago Fire FC's Gabriel Slonina named to BODYARMOR's 22 Under 22 List for 2022 - -- From a press release - CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC goalkeeper Gabriel "Gaga" Slonina was named to the MLSsoccer.com 22 Under 22, presented by BODYARMOR, the League ...
Center on Halsted makes senior staff hires in development, DEI and culinary arts programs - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — Three senior hires have been added to Center on Halsted's staff recently. Brittany Terry was named senior director ...
Future Galerie to hold Oct. 1 event ahead of historic digital-art exhibit - Future Galerie—a contemporary, immersive and digital-art exhibition that explores methodologies for how art is being created and how culture is ...
LETTER Vote 'yes' for the environment - Concerned about climate change? Interested in protecting our precious resources of breathable air, drinkable water, and native habitat? Want to ...
Human Rights Campaign makes history with new president - The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) announced that Kelley Robinson (she/her) will become the organization's ...
Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women launch strategic alliance - -- From a press release - CHICAGO, Ill. (Sept. 20, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women, of the German Frauen-Bundesliga, today launched ...
Chicago Fire FC sign midfielder and Chicago native Brian Gutierrez to new contract - -- From a press release - CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC announced that the club has signed homegrown midfielder Brian Gutierrez to a new four-year contract. Gutierrez, a ...
Anti-LGBTQ+ newspapers reach area households - Several households in the Chicago and collar counties have received what are ostensibly newspapers, but are actually anti-LGBTQ+ mailers created ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Report: Newsom to run for president if Biden doesn't - California Gov. Gavin Newsom—a staunch LGBTQ+ ally—is "undeniably, unequivocally" planning to run for president in 2024 if President Biden chooses ...
Pritzker appoints Isoye to chair the Illinois State Board of Education - Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker appointed Dr. Steven Isoye, a former educator and superintendent, to chair the Illinois State Board of ...
Lightfoot names Timmy Knudsen as 43rd Ward alderperson - Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced that Timmy Knudsen—a resident of the Lincoln Park and Old Town community for nearly a ...
DoJ secures agreement resolving HIV-discrimination suit in Indiana - The Justice Department filed a proposed consent decree with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana to ...
Andersonville Arts Weekend to take place Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 - -- From a press release - CHICAGO—The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC), in partnership with The Bramble Arts Loft and Connect Gallery, is welcoming back its ...
HRC Chicago dinner set for Nov. 12 - The Human Rights Chicago (HRC) Dinner & Auction will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, ...
Dozens arrested at EuroPride march in Serbia - Serbian police arrested more than 60 people as thousands of LGBTQI+ activists turned out for Belgrade's EuroPride march on Sept. ...
AIDS organization honors actors Farrell, Ralph and Theron - On Sept. 15, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) honored actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Charlize Theron and Colin Farrell with ...
ELECTIONS Republicans may control Illinois Supreme Court after November - For the first time since 1969, the Illinois Supreme Court may have a Republican majority after the November elections. Two ...
LGBTQ Victory Fund endorses Lightfoot - LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ+ leaders to public office, endorsed Lori Lightfoot for Chicago ...
WORLD Malta PM, Kenya official, Kharkiv Pride, sex-education campaign - Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela has promised reforms for the country's LGBTQ+ community, including free gender-affirming surgery for trans people, ...
Author: Andrew Davis
NATIONAL Marriage bill, drag queen dies, Dutch queen visits, university sued - A bipartisan group of senators trying to pass same-sex marriage protection legislation pushed a vote until after the November election—a ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Actress/singer/advocate Lynda Carter honored at National Museum of Mexican Art - On Sept. 17, iconic actress, award-winning producer and accomplished singer Lynda Carter received the prestigious Sor Juana Legacy Award from ...
Author: Vern Hester
Suburban priest once again faces sexual-assault allegations - A priest in the Chicago suburbs is on leave once again after sexual-assault allegations have been leveled against him, according ...

Entertainment
'Phantom of the Opera' closing on Broadway after 35 years - After more than three decades, The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, is closing. A representative ...
SHOWBIZ 'Watermelon Woman,' 'Dragula,' Indigo Girls, 'Dahmer' series - Video below - Cheryl Dunye shared a photo on Facebook confirming that her 1996 groundbreaking lesbian-themed film Watermelon Woman is now officially part ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Billy Masters - "I was born and raised in Boston, and I still haven't made it to Martha's Vineyard."—Billy Masters. They're dropping like ...
Author: Billy Masters
Mercury Theater Chicago announces fun enhancements to the Clue live on-stage experience - -- From a press release - Chicago (September 16, 2022) — Mercury Theater Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Kristi J. Martens and Executive Producers ...
MOVIES 2022 Reeling Film Festival reviews - Universal Pictures must have felt guilty about opening Bros, touted as "the first gay rom-com released by a major studio," ...
Author: Steve Warren
MOVIES 'Scrooge & Marley' coming to digital, 10th-anniversary DVD - On digital for the first time, and available in a 10th-anniversary DVD, the classic Chicago-made LGBTQ+ holiday comedy Scrooge & ...
Riot Fest heats up (through music and controversy) in 2022 - For three days, Riot Fest took rock and roll fans on a rollercoaster of a ride in Douglass Park. Located ...
Author: Jerry Nunn
COMEDY Cameron Esposito at The Den Theatre on Dec. 30-31 - The Den Theatre is welcoming back LGBTQ+ comedian Cameron Esposito, performing two stand-up shows on Dec. 30-31, 2022 on The ...
BOOKS 2022 #BannedTogether virtual auction taking place Sept. 22-25 - On Sept. 22-25, non-profit organization Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP) will hold its second annual #BannedTogether virtual auction to raise ...
Artemis Singers to present 'Samhain - Encounters through the Veil' Oct. 29 - -- From a press release - CHICAGO─Artemis Singers, , Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present a unique, timely concert, "Samhain - Encounters through the Veil," about ...
MUSIC 'A Boy Band Christmas' coming to Hard Rock Live on Dec. 18 - A Boy Band Christmas is coming to Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana's Hard Rock Live venue in Gary, Indiana on ...
Out comic/writer Sam Jay talks career ahead of Wicker Park performance - Stand-up comic and Emmy-nominated writer Sam Jay will be performing at The Den Theatre, located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, ...
Author: Melissa Wasserman
MUSIC Cabaret singer Jeff Harnar talks Sondheim, coming out - Jeff Harnar wasn't born in Chicago, but he will tell you first-hand that it is his home. Having spent his ...
Author: Andrew Pirrotta
COMEDY Extra performances added for Jerrod Carmichael at Steppenwolf - Due to popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre has added two additional performances of Emmy award-winning comedian Jerrod Carmichael's new solo show ...
THEATER The Gift running thriller 'The Locusts' Oct. 20-Nov. 19 - The Gift Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with the world premiere of Jennifer Rumberger's thriller The Locusts, commissioned and ...
THEATER Underscore to permanently close; festival gains new home - The board of directors of Underscore Theatre Company announced the company will close its doors permanently after eleven dynamic years ...
REELING Producer, co-director talk about the 'International Male' documentary - Back in 1976, Gene Burkard (influenced by what he saw in Europe) created and sold the "Jock Sock" out of ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Queer As Folk' reboot canceled after one season - Peacock has opted not to pick up a second season of the series reboot of Queer As Folk, Deadline noted. ...
Jackalope Theatre Company announces 15th season - -- From a press release - CHICAGO (September 20th, 2022) — Jackalope Theatre Company announces its return to in-person productions with its 2022-23 season featuring the ...

Outlines
LOCAL SPORTS Soccer teams fall; MLB teams have mixed results; NU stunned - Sept. 17 was a down day for most of Chicago's sports teams. —At Soldier Field, the Chicago Fire FC (9-15-8, ...
SPORTS Packers beat Bears (again); White Sox win while Cubs lose - On Sept. 18, the Chicago Bears (1-1) lost to their hated archrival, the Green Bay Packers (1-1), 27-10 in Wisconsin ...
SPORTS Las Vegas Aces take WNBA championship - On Sept. 18, the Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun 78-71 to win the WNBA Finals 3-1—giving the city ...
Sky provide update regarding the FIBA Women's World Cup - -- From a press release - CHICAGO (Sept. 23, 2022) — The 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup continued its Group Phase play in Sydney, with ...


 

 



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