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Survey open for potential Boystown name change - Northalsted Business Alliance is asking for the public to weigh in on the "Boystown" moniker. The Alliance has published a ...
COVID-19 Lightfoot to re-tighten restrictions - Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) and the Department of Business Affairs and ...
Reports: Lopez's Brighton Park office vandalized - The Brighton Park office of openly gay Ald. Raymond Lopez ( 15th Ward ) was vandalized in the late evening ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Civil-rights icon Congressman John Lewis dies at 80 - Congressman John Lewis—who rose from humble beginnings to become an iconic politician and civil-rights activist—has died of pancreatic cancer at ...
ComEd to pay $200M in bribery scheme; Madigan possibly involved - The U.S. Attorney's Office said that ComEd will pay a $200-million criminal fine as part of a federal investigation into ...
MWRD passes policies that include LGBTs, people with disabilities - The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District ( MWRD ) Board of Commissioners unanimously approved policies to assist LGBT-owned and -operated business ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Affinity ED steps down shortly after being named - Effective July 9, Affinity Executive Director McKensie Mack is no longer with the organization, a press release stated. In June, ...

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Affinity ED steps down shortly after being named - Effective July 9, Affinity Executive Director McKensie Mack is no longer with the organization, a press release stated. In June, ...
MWRD passes policies that include LGBTs, people with disabilities - The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District ( MWRD ) Board of Commissioners unanimously approved policies to assist LGBT-owned and -operated business ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Racial and LGBT bias persists in ridesharing platforms, research shows - --From a Indiana University Kelley School of Business press release - BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Despite efforts by ridesharing companies to eliminate or reduce discrimination, research from the Indiana University Kelley School ...
PASSAGES Josef Nicholas Zumstein - Josef Nicholas Zumstein—a longtime service professional at Chicago's Mid-America Club, formerly of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood—passed away peacefully at his home ...
Pentagon confirms LGBTQ Pride flag banned - --From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America, the nation's largest LGBTQ military and veteran non-profit organization, responded to ...
ComEd to pay $200M in bribery scheme; Madigan possibly involved - The U.S. Attorney's Office said that ComEd will pay a $200-million criminal fine as part of a federal investigation into ...
Civil-rights icon Congressman John Lewis dies at 80 - Congressman John Lewis—who rose from humble beginnings to become an iconic politician and civil-rights activist—has died of pancreatic cancer at ...
Former state National Guard enlistee alleges anti-trans discrimination - Former Illinois Army National Guard enlistee Liam Papworth has filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Human Rights ( ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
How community organizations tackle diversity: Complete responses - Windy City Times surveyed a number of community organizations to see how they address diversity within their ranks, including board ...
Author: Emily Reilly and Matt Simonette
Reports: Lopez's Brighton Park office vandalized - The Brighton Park office of openly gay Ald. Raymond Lopez ( 15th Ward ) was vandalized in the late evening ...
Author: Matt Simonette
COVID-19 Lightfoot to re-tighten restrictions - Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) and the Department of Business Affairs and ...
Survey open for potential Boystown name change - Northalsted Business Alliance is asking for the public to weigh in on the "Boystown" moniker. The Alliance has published a ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Goodman reimagines summer education - Free programming for participants "aged eight to 80" is underway online, as Goodman Theatre's popular Education and Engagement summer offerings ...
WORLD Israel's lawmakers, Poland, Pride flag, Global Pride grants - Israel swore in its latest openly gay lawmaker recently—marking a record for the country considered a regional pioneer on LGBT ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
SHOWBIZ: Ellen, Scooby-Doo, 'Survivor,' LGBTQ singers, Andy Cohen - The executive producers of The Ellen DeGeneres Show are responding to claims that employees experienced a toxic environment while working ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NATIONAL Pioneering scientist dies, flag controversy, panic defense - Flossie Wong-Staal—a molecular virologist most famous for co-discovering and first cloning HIV—died July 8 of complications from pneumonia in La ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
BOOK REVIEW Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man - By Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. $28; Simon and Schuster; 227 pages. You hadn't seen that container in ages. You ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Studio Responsibility Index reveals mix of high, low numbers - GLAAD released its eighth annual Studio Responsibility Index ( SRI )—a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of ...
VIEWPOINT Uncle Charley - I was 17 when I finally figured out that my Uncle Charley was queer. We didn't have the word "gay" ...
Author: Esther Manewith
Activists fight against anti-LGBTQ+ zones and bias in Poland - There is a crisis happening in the LGBTQ+ community in Poland, as in many countries around the world. Poland's historically ...
Author: Emily Reilly
LETTER Taking a stand - Dear community: We must stand opposed to racism, whatever the cost. The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis was not ...
VIEWPOINTS 'All Boys Aren't Blue' is the audacious memoir of a Black queer man - George M. Johnson could not have known about this moment in history when he wrote his memoir, All Boys Aren't ...
Author: Mark S. King
Buff Carmichael talks downstate activism - Windy City Times has been featuring remembrances by longtime Springfield-based activist Buff Carmichael, who is also the former publisher of ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
Fellowship for local Black theater artists announced - The League of Chicago Theatres announced The Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowship, a grant to fund a residency for ...
MCA reopening July 24 - The Museum of Contemporary Art ( MCA ) Chicago announced it is planning to reopen to the public Friday, July ...
Concert for Cuba July 18-19 - --From a press release - July 15, 2020—( Chicago, IL ) — With a final program set, more than 60 renowned musicians from around the ...
BOOKS Local activist Wanda B. tells her life story in 'Leader by Fault' - Founder of Stud 4 Life, Lawanda Green—or Wanda B.—is no stranger to giving back. Her organization has marched to stop ...
Author: Angelique Smith
'Christmas Bingo: Summer Edition' online through July - Christmas Bingo: Summer Edition—written by Vicki Quade, one of the creators of the hit comedy Late Nite Catechism—is streaming through ...
TELEVISION Caroline Aaron talks social justice, podcasting,'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' - Caroline Aaron is known for her many captivating roles in film, TV, Broadway and, most recently, as Shirley Maisel on ...
Author: Emily Reilly
STREAMING THEATER REVIEW Groups of Ten or More People - Playwright: Gaby Labotka and Zach Barr At: Littlebrain Theatre streaming online. Tickets: Facebook.com/LittlebrainTheatre/ . Runs through: Open run The forays ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
MOVIES Film probes Chechen's anti-LGBTQ atrocities - The Toronto-based LGBT-rights advocacy Rainbow Railroad hosted an online discussion of the HBO documentary Welcome to Chechnya on July 16. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
NUNN ON ONE DRAG RuPaul's Drag Race' winner Jaida revs up for a drive-in performance - Jaida Essence Hall ( real name: Jared Johnson ) won the twelfth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. America's current drag ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
New public artworks coming to Chicago Riverwalk - --From a Chicago Dep't, Cultural Affairs, Special Events press release - CHICAGO, IL — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ( DCASE ) in collaboration with the Department of ...
Billy Masters - "We're going to start this off with Chris being the only uncircumcised one amongst the four of us, which was ...
Author: Billy Masters
NUNN ON ONE PHOTOGRAPHY Peter Bussian focuses on New York's trans community - Peter Bussian is a visual artist who continually promotes international themes in his work. He's been published in The New ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Five Worth Finding: Bill T. Jones book, Music Box thriller and more - —Story/Time: The Life of an Idea: This book came out in 2014, but this is an excellent time to appreciate ...

Outlines
SAVOR Paulina Meat Market - DISH Dining Guide - There's no mistaking when you're in the vicinity of Paulina Meat Market ( 3501 N. Lincoln Ave.; PaulinaMarket.com ). The ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
La Cage aux FUN, opening weekend at A-ville's The Bird Cage - Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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