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  BREAKING NEWS

 
Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
New COVID variant discovered in South Africa
Three white men found guilty in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery
Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all charges
IOC announces framework for trans, intersex athletes
Emails show how Trump, officials planned to downplay COVID dangers
Oklahoma governor orders halt to non-binary birth certificates
BREAKING Lesbian confirmed to appeals court
Departments dismiss appeals of same-sex Social Security survivor case

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'When I Am Free' concert supporting Rainbow Railroad on Dec. 3
"When I Am Free: A Benefit Concert for Rainbow Railroad" will take place at Center on Halsted's Hoover-Leppen Theatre, 3656 N. Halsted St., on Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. During this event, there will be ... more
 


  

"Safe Schools For All" to help students take action against bullying

  

Ivan Aguayo brings eclectic background to 'evolution' of dance

  

Northwestern University researchers present data on COVID-19 impacts on minoritized youth

  

Chicago Bears score Thanksgiving win over winless Detroit

  

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all charges


   Local

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PASSAGES Designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41
Designer Virgil Abloh—the first Black artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collection and the founder of the Off-White label—died at the age of 41 after privately battling "a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma," a ... more
 


  

Jury selection in Smollett trial to start Nov. 29

  

SAVOR Mango Pickle offering 21 Days of Thali supper Dec. 3-20

  

Five Worth Finding: World AIDS Day, 'Benedetta,' books, wine in a can

  

Designer and entrepreneur Kiki Bryant discusses future of 'Lollipop Lola'

  

World AIDS Day events on tap


   Nation & World

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NATIONAL Asylum case, TDOR items, activist dies, trans hockey team
Mattie Tux Horton—a transgender woman from Zimbabwe who lives in Rockville, Maryland—won her asylum case in late October after living in the United States for the past five years, The Washington Blade reported. Although she has ... more
 


  

WORLD Queer mountaineers, race-car driver, Australian bill, German reforms

  

New COVID variant discovered in South Africa

  

Three white men found guilty in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery


   Film / TV / Gossip

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Trans-focused documentary part of South Side Film Festival
The documentary Mama Gloria—which features Chicago transgender icon Gloria Allen—was part of the South Side Film Festival line-up on Nov. 28. Born in 1945, Allen grew up amid the celebrated Black "sissy" balls on Chicago's South ... more
 


  

Billy Masters

  

SHOWBIZ Netflix, Kal Penn, Dennis Rodman, 'The Voice,' 'Euphoria'

  

TV JoJo Siwa in finale of 'Dancing with the Stars' and the winner is…


   Theater / Dance

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M3 Dance presenting 'The Nutcracker' in Elgin on Dec. 4-5
M3 Dance and Synergy Dance Academy will present Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 2 and 7 p.m.; and on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. at Elgin's Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 ... more
 


  

Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

  

THEATER REVIEW Lighthouses in the Desert

  

Virtual reading, Q&A of 'The Normal Heart' with mostly LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC cast on Dec. 4


   Music

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SHOWBIZ Netflix, Kal Penn, Dennis Rodman, 'The Voice,' 'Euphoria'
Terra Field—one of the Netflix employees who organized the walkout around Dave Chappelle's comedy special The Closer—has resigned from the streamer, Deadline reported. Field, along with B. Pagels-Minor, organized an ... more
 


  

Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

  

MUSIC Controversial rapper DaBaby postpones shows

  

MUSIC Grammy nominations announced; GLAAD comments


   Books / Art

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Five Worth Finding: World AIDS Day, 'Benedetta,' books, wine in a
—World AIDS Day event at Belmont Harbor: —The Chicago Parks Foundation will hold a World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1, 9-10:30 a.m., at the Belmont Harbor Yacht Club. Antonio King, LGBTQ health and outreach liaison ... more
 


  

Missouri district returning LGBTQ+ books to high school libraries

  

MCA announces new curatorial leadership

  

Downers Grove parents complain about LGBTQ books


   Trans

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Trans-focused documentary part of South Side Film Festival
The documentary Mama Gloria—which features Chicago transgender icon Gloria Allen—was part of the South Side Film Festival line-up on Nov. 28. Born in 1945, Allen grew up amid the celebrated Black "sissy" balls on Chicago's South ... more
 


  

NATIONAL Asylum case, TDOR items, activist dies, trans hockey team

  

House of Chanel creates charitable foundation to promote community service across ballroom scene, beyond

  

The National Black Justice Coalition mourns death of Angel Naira


   AIDS & Health

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World AIDS Day events on tap
World AIDS Day takes place every year on Dec. 1. During this year—which marks the 40th anniversary since HIV was officially discovered—here are some of the events taking place (locally, regionally and nationally) on, before and ... more
 


  

New COVID variant discovered in South Africa

  

Five Worth Finding: World AIDS Day, 'Benedetta,' books, wine in a can

  

BIPOC LGBTQ+-led orgs and spaces adapt to continued effects of COVID-19


   Lesbian

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SHOWBIZ '9-1-1,' Billie Jean King, Lena Waithe, singer Mary Lambert, White
Actor Rockmond Dunbar left the Fox show 9-1-1 after four seasons over a vaccine mandate, Deadline noted. His gay character, Michael Grant, was abruptly written off in the Nov. 15 episode, leaving fans of the first-responder ... more
 


  

VIEWS In defense of the word 'lesbian'

  

Biden nominates second lesbian as federal judge

  

WORLD China clinic, lesbian couple, Mr. Gay World, Ghana bill


   Sports

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WORLD Queer mountaineers, race-car driver, Australian bill, German reforms
At the end of this year's mountaineering season, a group of climbers raised LGBTQ+ symbols on top of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Western Europe, as part of the Pink Summits campaign, a press release ... more
 


  

Bulls lose to Miami 107-104

  

SPORTS Bulls, 'Hawks win; former Bear arrested

  

froSkate creates safe space for BIPOC queer skaters to 'fall, laugh, shake it off'


   Youth

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LGBTQ+ youth advocates call for action after increased bullying reports
Officials from LGBTQ+-advocacy organizations Equality Illinois, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, Rainbow Cafe and Youth Outlook announced a sharp increase in the number of bullying incidents directed against LGBTQ+ students across ... more
 


  

CPS staffers fired in wake of Marine Leadership Academy scandal

  

Chicago Public Schools principal fosters social justice, safe space for LGBTQ+ students

  

"Safe Schools For All" to help students take action against bullying
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