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DAILY BREAKING
Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 - Stephen Sondheim, one of the giants of Broadway songwriting, died Nov. 26 at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, according to ...
New COVID variant discovered in South Africa - Global authorities reacted with alarm to a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, with the European Union and Britain ...
Three white men found guilty in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery - On Nov. 24, a jury found three white men guilty of murder and other charges in the fatal shooting of ...

News
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 ...
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, ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Bulls lose to Miami 107-104 - A day after crushing the Orlando Magic in Florida by more than 40 points, the Chicago Bulls (13-8) lost to ...
Designer and entrepreneur Kiki Bryant discusses future of 'Lollipop Lola' - On Jan. 21, 2021, Kiki Bryant set a $2,000 fundraising goal on Kiva.org to launch a children's doll based on ...
Author: Henry Roach
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 ...
New COVID variant discovered in South Africa - Global authorities reacted with alarm to a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, with the European Union and Britain ...
BIPOC LGBTQ+-led orgs and spaces adapt to continued effects of COVID-19 - s the world continues to grapple with the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some BIPOC LGBTQ+-led bars and community-building ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
House of Chanel creates charitable foundation to promote community service across ballroom scene, beyond - Almost 50 years after the founding of House of Chanel, the ballroom house is creating the Chanel Cares Charitable Foundation ...
Author: Max Lubbers
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 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce elects first Black LGBTQ president in organization's history - In November, the Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce elected Darien Marion-Burton to serve as the organization's first Black LGBTQ ...
Author: Max Lubbers
Three white men found guilty in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery - On Nov. 24, a jury found three white men guilty of murder and other charges in the fatal shooting of ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR Thanksgiving is a time to reflect - Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for a God that created us and loves us. The sins of racism, ...
COVID Chicago's travel advisory back up to 40 states and one territory - The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) added two states to its weekly COVID-19 travel advisory on Nov. 23. The ...
LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois head stepping down - LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois Director Jerome' Holston has publicly acknowledged that he will be leaving his post at ...
AFC commemorates passing of the HIV decriminalization law with World AIDS Day event Dec. 1 - --From a press release - The World AIDS Day Community Celebration of the Historic Passage of HB1063, which ended criminal penalties against people living with ...
Community mourns the losses of transgender people, celebrates the living at TDOR event - During the Trans Day of Remembrance/Resilience (TDOR) on Nov. 20, community members gathered for a town hall and memorial to ...
Author: Max Lubbers
Local chefs to take part in James Beard series dinner - Chef Cedric Harden, of the River North restaurant River Roast, will participate in the James Beard Foundation's 2021-2022 Taste America ...
The National Black Justice Coalition mourns death of Angel Naira - --From a press release - ALIQUIPPA, PA — The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns the death of Angel Naira, a 36-year-old Black transgender woman. ...
Honoring Emmett Till's mother's 100th birthday, Medill launches institute - --From a Northwestern University press release - EVANSTON, Ill. —- November 23 marks the 100th birthday of Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Chicago ...
DuPage Democrat employee resigns after Wisconsin parade posts - Mary Lemanski resigned from her role as social-media manager of the Democratic Party of DuPage County after being criticized for ...
Missouri district returning LGBTQ+ books to high school libraries - In Missouri, the North Kansas City School district said it would return two books exploring LGBTQ+ themes to its high ...
Andersonville Chamber of Commerce plans holiday shopping events supporting 100+ businesses - --From a press release - CHICAGO (November 22, 2021) - The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to kick-off the holiday season with a ...
Christina Kahrl, Monica Roberts named to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame - --From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 22, 2021) — Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced that BaseballProspectus.com co-founder and San Francisco ...

Entertainment
Billy Masters - "Back in the '80s, I did blow at that Chevron and dropped acid at that 7-Eleven."—Belinda Carlisle gives her son, ...
TV JoJo Siwa in finale of 'Dancing with the Stars' and the winner is… - Queer social-media and reality-show figure JoJo Siwa made history on this season of Dancing with the Stars by being part ...
Ivan Aguayo brings eclectic background to 'evolution' of dance - By Cris Villalonga-Vivoni - In the center of the A&A Ballet studio stood the Mouse King. His long, felt tail trailed behind him as ...
MUSIC Controversial rapper DaBaby postpones shows - DaBaby's return to touring following fallout for making anti-gay comments at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami this past ...
MUSIC Grammy nominations announced; GLAAD comments - On Nov. 23, the nominations for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards were announced. John Batiste, the musician who also serves ...
THEATER 'Q Brothers Christmas Carol' Dec. 7-23 - The 80-minute hip-hop holiday hit Q Brothers Christmas Carol—created by Chicago sensations the Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax and ...
EVENTS John Grumpy Co. presenting 'Black Sunday' Nov. 28 - John Grumpy Co. is hosting "Black Sunday," which will take place at HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St., on Sunday, ...
Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol' running through Dec. 31 - Now in its 44th year, Goodman Theatre's classic production of A Christmas Carol is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's discovery ...
Virtual reading, Q&A of 'The Normal Heart' with mostly LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC cast on Dec. 4 - ONE Archives Foundation, in collaboration with Invisible Histories Project, announced today that a brand-new Q&A will follow an encore and ...
Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 - Stephen Sondheim, one of the giants of Broadway songwriting, died Nov. 26 at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, according to ...
THEATER REVIEW Lighthouses in the Desert - Title: Lighthouses in the Desert. Playwright: Richard James Zieman At: Schwartz Stage at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
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 ...
SHOWBIZ Netflix, Kal Penn, Dennis Rodman, 'The Voice,' 'Euphoria' - Video below - Terra Field—one of the Netflix employees who organized the walkout around Dave Chappelle's comedy special The Closer—has resigned from the ...
Author: Windy City Times staff

Outlines
SPORTS Chicago Red Stars coach steps down - A day after the Chicago Red Stars fell short in the NWSL title game, losing 2-1 to the Washington Spirit ...
SPORTS Bulls, Blackhawks continue winning ways; Bears falter again - Two of Chicago's men's professional sports teams won their games Nov. 21, while a third snatched defeat from the jaws ...
SPORTS Northwestern wins first national title in field hockey - In Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Northwestern University field hockey team made school history by winning its first national title, shutting ...
SPORTS Report: Now-former Red Stars coach accused of abuse - Chicago Red Stars head coach Rory Dames stepped down from his position one day after the team played in the ...
SPORTS Bulls get walloped by Indiana - The Chicago Bulls—and their fans—probably didn't see this one coming. Indiana (8-11) came into the United Center on Nov. 22 ...
Chicago Bears score Thanksgiving win over winless Detroit - In his first start in 10 weeks, quarterback Andy Dalton looked sharp with no signs of rust in helping the ...
Blackhawks to host 'Hockey Fights Cancer' game Nov. 28 - The Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Blackhawks Foundation will host "Hockey Fights Cancer" night at the United Center on Sunday, ...
Five Worth Finding: World AIDS Day, 'Benedetta,' books, wine in a can - —World AIDS Day event at Belmont Harbor: —The Chicago Parks Foundation will hold a World AIDS Day event on Dec. ...
SPORTS Bulls, 'Hawks win; former Bear arrested - —The Chicago Bulls (13-7) got back on the winning track—and remained in first place in the NBA's Central Division—with a ...
froSkate creates safe space for BIPOC queer skaters to 'fall, laugh, shake it off' - The organization froSkate—which hosts skate park meet-ups for the "non-traditional skate community"—launched in spring 2019 after a group chat of ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
SAVOR Mango Pickle offering 21 Days of Thali supper Dec. 3-20 - The Indian bistro Mango Pickle (5842 N. Broadway; https://) will hold its next 21 Days of Thali event Dec. 3-20. ...


 

 



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