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Federal Court Blocks All Aspects of Trump's Transgender Military Ban - From press releases - From ACLU BALTIMORE — A federal court today granted the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a complete halt to ...

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Federal Court Blocks All Aspects of Trump's Transgender Military Ban - From press releases - From ACLU BALTIMORE — A federal court today granted the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a complete halt to ...
NCAVP, HRC/TPOCC release reports on anti-trans violence - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has released the report "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner ...
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson announces Parkinson's diagnosis - From a news release - The following is a letter from Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Dear Friends and Supporters, On July 17, 1960, I ...
LETTERS Can't bear it - Dear Editor/Director, I'm sure I'm not alone in this. I can't be. I'm hurt. I'm offended. I'm outraged. I'm ...
VIEWPOINTS Donna Brazile's revenge with 'Hacks' - Since the election of Donald Trump, most Americans on both sides of the political aisle feel American democracy is under ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Dr. Tom Klein talks upcoming award, HIV/AIDS work - Longtime advocate and community leader Dr. Tom Klein is set to receive Heartland Health Outreach's ( HHO ) Food For ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
GUEST COLUMN Chicago's masked homophobia - Without Chicago in the 2016 election, the state of Illinois would have been a red state. Chicago, overall, is a ...
Author: Nathan Petithomme
National roundup: Tyler Clementi, Victory Fund, Republican busted - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - At The Tyler Clementi Foundation's Upstander Legacy Celebration, Mitchell Gold, co-founder and co-chair of Faith in America, and Jane Clementi, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
Affinity has new board president, members - Anna DeShawn has been named the new board president of the group Affinity Community Services, succeeding Ebonie Davis. New board ...
Violence against transgender people decried, loved ones remembered - From a Unitarian Church of Evanston press release - ( Chicago, IL ) — The 19th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance will honor those who have been killed due ...
Lipinski opponent, mom of trans child, to host Sidetrack event - Marie Newman, first-time candidate for U.S. Congress in the 3rd Congressional District of Illinois, will be hosting a fundraiser at ...
Santa Speedo Run in Boystown to benefit Center on Halsted - From a press release - CHICAGO, IL ( November 16, 2017 ) — Center on Halsted is excited to kick off the holiday season at ...
Rally Nov. 16 for release of father with health issues from detention center - After eight months in detention, a Chicago father's health conditions have worsened drastically and his family and community are demanding ...
Engaging Prospective Transgender, Non-Binary Foster and Adoptive Parents, a new guide - From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation, released Promising Practices for Serving Transgender & Non-Binary Foster ...
Planned Parenthood of Illinois Marks Transgender Awareness Week - From a press release - [Chicago] — Nov. 14-20 is Transgender Awareness Week, dedicated to educating people about the transgender community and raising awareness of ...
The Night Ministry addresses needs of youth at risk for homelessness - From a press release - Chicago, IL — Through its Youth Housing and Outreach Programs, The Night Ministry offers a lifeline to teens and young ...
HRC spotlights five Trump-Pence anti-LGBTQ nominees as the greatest threats - From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC — The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) has aimed a bright spotlight on five federal judicial nominees ...
Jussie Smollett's film, 90 DAYS commemorates World AIDS Day with Harle event - From a press release - ( November 16, 2017 - New York, NY ) — On Friday, December 1, 2017, World AIDS Day, the HIV ...
Same-sex prep4love ads targeted by vandals - Posters in the prep4love advertising campaign—launched last year by the Chicago PrEP Working Group ( CPWG ), an ad-hoc coalition ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Dr. Kathleen Robbins appointed to IL Senate Task Force on Discrimination, Harassment - From an EI press release - Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's LGBTQ civil rights organization, released the following statement. We applaud the ...
HRC rises to occasion at 2017 gala - Over 600 community members gathered at the Fairmont Chicago on Nov. 18 for Human Rights Campaign's 2017 Chicago Gala. In ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Tambor leaving 'Transparent' after accusations - In the wake of two accusations of sexual harassment by members of the Transparent team that he has strongly denied, ...
Fioretti, Stroger running for board president - Former Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti ( 2nd Ward ) and one-time Cook County Board President Todd Stroger have separately announced ...
World news: Olympic resolution, 'LGBTQ Poland' book, Canada's apology - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - All 193 United Nations member-states adopted the Olympic Truce Resolution maintaining language protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation, a ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
World AIDS Day street fest Nov. 30 - Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago ( DIFFA/Chicago ) will present its inaugural "World AIDS Day benefit: STAND UP FOR RED ...
Jury awards $1M+ to Oklahoma transgender woman in Title VII employment case - From news releases - From Freedom for All Americans: Jury Awards Over $1M to Oklahoma Transgender Woman in Title VII Employment Discrimination Case ...
Oncofertility confab features gender-, sex-diversity workshop - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Oncofertility Consortium hosted its annual conference, "Research and Translational Medicine: Meeting the Needs of Cancer Patients and Survivors," Nov. ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
VIEWS Pope's record on LGBT issues weakened by criticism of transgender community - - Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has caused much ink to be spilled in evaluating his stand on LGBT ...
Author: Robert Shine, Associate Editor New Ways Ministry
pregnantish magazine hosts 'Vegas Baby' screening, talk - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The magazine pregnantish hosted a screening of Amanda Micheli's film, Vegas Baby, and discussion on infertility Nov. 14 at theWit ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Trans Day of Remembrance marked with march, rally - On Nov. 19, Brave Space Alliance, in partnership with Trans Liberation Collective, acknowledged Trans Day of Remembrance with a celebration ...
Author: Vern Hester
Riva Lehrer among grant recipients - The Joan Mitchell Foundation has announced its 2017 Painters & Sculptors grant recipients, a group of 25 artists who will ...
Chicago setting tourism record - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the city is on track to reach the goal of 55 million visitors annually ...
Illinois campaign seeks funds for supplies to help underserved students achieve - From a press release - CHICAGO — Back 2 School Illinois ( B2SI ), a Chicago-based nonprofit that provides tens of thousands of deserving kids ...
'Planting Hope' event Dec. 5 - "Planting Hope: Chicago Unites in Research to End HIV" will take place Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6-9 p.m., at Reunion Chicago, ...
Harris urges voter database withdrawal - Citing concerns regarding data security and voter suppression, Assistant Majority Leader Greg Harris, D-Chicago, issued a statement urging the Illinois ...
Aldermen sponsor resolution calling for end to gay blood-ban - The five members of the Chicago City Council's LGBT Caucus, as well as two other alderman, introduced a resolution on ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo film at Siskel - The New York-based and cheekily named Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo—the gay, all-male dance troupe that has for 40 ...
THEATER REVIEW Lizzie - Authors: Tim Maner,book; Steven Cheslik-deMeyer & Maner,lyrics; Alan Stevens Hewitt & Cheslik-deMeyer, music. At: Firebrand Theatre at The Den, 1333 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Breath, Boom - Playwright: Kia Corthron At: Eclipse Theatre Company at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: $30 Runs through: Dec. 17. ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Escape to Margaritaville - Score: Jimmy Buffett; Book: Greg Garcia & Mike O'Malley At: Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. Tickets: 800-775-2000 or BroadwayinChicago.org; ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
'Tis the Seasonal Depression - By Sean Margaret Wagner - Authors: Sarah Collier, Katie Cutler, Evan M. Duggan, Julie Fishbach, Clay Goodpasture, Christopher "Tito" Thies Lotito, Greg Phelps and Laurel ...
Critics' Picks - Becky Shaw, Windy City Playhouse, through Dec. 17. "Love is a by-product of Use" says a cynical cad in Gina ...
Spotlight on Irving Berlin's White Christmas - Get in a Broadway holiday mood by taking in the touring return of Irving Berlin's White Christmas. The popular screen-to-stage ...
THEATER REVIEW Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery - Playwright: Shay Youngblood Pegasus Theatre Chicago at Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen Ave. Tickets: 866-811-4111 or PegasusTheatreChicago.org; $20-$30. Runs through: ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Fade - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Playwright: Tanya Saracho At: Victory Gardens Theater at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: $15-$56. Runs through: Dec. 23 ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Magic Cabaret closing Dec. 27 - After a decade-long run, The Magic Cabaret is ending. David Parr and Joe Diamond are wrapping up the run with ...
VIEWPOINT Will and Grace 2017: You Can't Go Home Again - The return of Will & Grace is a miracle of sorts, a pinch-me moment in the history of television. The ...
Author: Max S. Gordon
THEATER REVIEW The Importance of Being Earnest - By James R. Wilke - Playwright: Oscar Wilde At: Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. Tickets: writerstheatre.org; $35-80. Runs through: Dec. 23 On the evening ...
DANCIN' FEATS Deeply Rooted Dance: 20 years, and counting - By Joanna Furnans - Deeply Rooted Dance Theater ( DRDT ) is gearing up to present its 20th-anniversary season finale, "Deeply Free," with the ...
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present Naughty or Nice - From a press release - Have you been naughty or nice? Come see Chicago Gay Men's Chorus choose between the beauties and bawdies, the reckless ...
The Music Box Theatre to present The Sound of Music Sing-A-Long - Every year, The Music Box Theatre celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with special sing-a-long presentations of the classic Julie Andrews musical, in ...
"Steamworks: The Musical" on stage New Year's Eve - From a press release - Chicago IL — November 15, 2017—The popular Annoyance Theatre comedy "Steamworks: The Musical" is coming back for one night only ...
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater tours in Chicago March 2018 - From a press release - Following a five-week season launch in New York City, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will continue to grace stages from ...
Hudson opens Marriott Marquis Chicago - Award-winning Chicago native singer Jennifer Hudson tore down the house at the grand opening of the Marriott Marquis Chicago Nov. ...
'Sound of Music,' AIDS movie at Music Box Theatre - The Music Box Theatre tradition of "The Sound of Music Sing-A-Long" will return Nov. 24-Dec. 3 at 3733 N. Southport ...
BENT NIGHTS Yoko and the Oh No's; Vail, Real Dom, Pure Magical Love - Season's greetings... Part of the fun of living in a large city with a colorful music scene comes on Halloween, ...
Author: Vern Hester
Showbiz news: Nico Tortorella, Hugh Jackman, Demi Lovato, Shaun T - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Since opening up about their polyamorous relationship, actor Nico Tortorella said tensions have been high with partner Bethany Meyers' family, ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Photographers' works document LGBT identities - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Photographers Jess T. Dugan and Lorenzo Triburgo, along with Vanessa Fabbre, assistant professor at the Brown School and affiliate faculty ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Morrissey at Riviera on Nov. 25 - Singer Morrissey will perform at the Riviera Theatre, 4748 N. Racine Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 25. Doors open at 7 ...
OUT FRONT seeks play submissions - About Face Theatre is seeking play submissions for its OUT FRONT Series, an annual line-up of workshops and readings of ...

Outlines
The Reindeer Conundrum: Part One - WRITTEN by MaRK ZUBRO; ILLUSTRATED BY W.S. REED - The Reindeer Conundrum, written by Mark Zubro and illlustrated by W.S. Reed, is a Christmas story with a message from ...
Lesbian-owned Happy Apple Pie Shop features blended workplace - Three years ago, Michelle Mascaro and Corynne Romine took on the challenge of starting a local and positive business and ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Eating disorders represent serious struggles for many - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Binge. To many of us, the word is used casually and, in some cases, humorously. But to millions of people—many ...
Author: Joe Franco
Dining news: Retro malt shop, 'Fried Chicken' recap, Thanksgiving options - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Retro-inspired malt shop Fizz Eatery & Soda Fountain, 7958 W. Belmont Ave., is featuring a brand-new throwback burger each week. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Gift Gala on Dec. 1 at Copernicus - The Gift Theatre will present its 16th annual benefit, Gift Gala 2017: Revolutions on Friday, Dec. 1, 6-10 p.m., at ...
The Reindeer Conundrum Part Two - The Reindeer Conundrum written by Mark Zubro and illlustrated by W.S. Reed is a Christmas story with a message from ...
The Reindeer Conundrum Part Three - The Reindeer Conundrum written by Mark Zubro and illustrated by W.S. Reed is a Christmas story with a message from ...
The Reindeer Conundrum Part Four - The Reindeer Conundrum written by Mark Zubro and illlustrated by W.S. Reed is a Christmas story with a message from ...
The Reindeer Conundrum Part Five - The Reindeer Conundrum written by Mark Zubro and illlustrated by W.S. Reed is a Christmas story with a message from ...


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