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City Council committee votes to advance trans measure - The Committee on Human Relations of the Chicago City Council passed a recommendation June 8 that the City Council adopt ...
National Archives 'LGBTQ Human & Civil Rights' event in Chicago - From a press release - CHICAGO — The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation today opened registration for the "National Conversation on Rights and ...
CDPH receives $3 million grant for HIV prevention and care - Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ), on June 7, announced that it had received a $3 million grant ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Hillary Clinton's historic night shatters barriers - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) hailed Hillary Clinton's historic win, following news of her victory in ...
Obama statement on 35th anniversary of HIV/AIDS in America - From the White House - On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report on what would later be understood ...
Uptown Target counter-protest strikes emotional chord - Claiming that national retailer Target's position of gender identity inclusion for its customers and employees is "allowing biological men into ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Trans United Fund releases Sanders answers, shares Clinton's Op-Ed - From a press release - Washington, DC, JUNE 4, 2016….. Trans United Fund, the nation's first political advocacy group and PAC for trans people, engaged ...
Navy Celebrates 2016 LGBT Pride Month - By Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - WASHINGTON ( NNS ) — The Navy joins the nation in recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month during ...
Trans and allies to support Target Saturday - CHICAGO — To counter an anti-transgender day of protest organized by elements of the religious right, pro-trans forces will show ...

News
New Equality Illinois CEO to launch listening tour - By Matt Simonette Brian Johnson, who, on June 1, took the reins as the new CEO of Equality Illinois, said ...
DePaul professor speaks out on school's racial issues - By Liz Baudler As DePaul University comes under fire for hosting gay conservative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos on campus and how ...
Author: Liz Baudler
South Side has new LGBTQ+ drop-in - There is a new drop-in on Chicago's South Side. POP, or People Organizing Progress, is now offering a weekly LGBTQ+ ...
Hinde reflects as she prepares to exit Heartland Health - Debbie Hinde, chief development officer for Heartland Health Outreach ( HHO ), remembers that people "were in fighting mode" in ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Out of the Office rings in Pride month with celebration and charity - As it has for 15 years, Out of the Office heralded the beginning of Pride month in Chicago June 1. ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Uptown Target counter-protest strikes emotional chord - Claiming that national retailer Target's position of gender identity inclusion for its customers and employees is "allowing biological men into ...
Author: Gretchen Rachel Hammond
AIDS @ 35: Sean Strub speaks about the HIV/AIDS crisis - On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC, now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ) ...
Author: Matt Simonette
UNESCO report looks at anti-LGBT violence in education - UNESCO ( The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) has compiled "Out in the Open," a global report ...
OBITS Richard Lamont Pope - Richard Lamont Pope, a long-time resident of Chicago, Illinois; native of Bear Lake, Utah; retired editor at Encyclopedia Britannica; and ...
Honduran activist murdered - Prominent Honduras LGBT-rights activist Rene Martinez has been murdered, according to a Washington Blade article that cites La Prensa. On ...
Man sentenced in NYC fight - A New York City jury convicted Bayna Lekheim El-Amin in a May 2015 attack on two gay men at Chelsea's ...
FAMILIES OF CHOICE SERIES Anna DeShawn and Kaya Powell - Families of choice can provide increased connection, security and joy to the lives of LGBTQ people. Our in-depth look at ...
Author: Jacqueline Boyd
Art Johnston to be honored June 8 - LGBTQ-rights activist and Sidetrack co-owner Art Johnston is one of four individuals and one company who will be honored at ...
Richard Lamont Pope, 85, dies - Richard Lamont Pope, 85, long-time resident of Chicago, Illinois; native of Bear Lake, Utah; retired editor at Encyclopedia Britannica; and ...
Trans and allies to support Target Saturday - CHICAGO — To counter an anti-transgender day of protest organized by elements of the religious right, pro-trans forces will show ...
Navy Celebrates 2016 LGBT Pride Month - By Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - WASHINGTON ( NNS ) — The Navy joins the nation in recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month during ...
Views: The Bathroom: America's New Civil Rights Battleground - Using bathroom access as a tool to play on people's ignorance feels familiar. I have vivid memories of my grandfather ...
Author: Kim L. Hunt
Trans United Fund releases Sanders answers, shares Clinton's Op-Ed - From a press release - Washington, DC, JUNE 4, 2016….. Trans United Fund, the nation's first political advocacy group and PAC for trans people, engaged ...
Obama statement on 35th anniversary of HIV/AIDS in America - From the White House - On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report on what would later be understood ...
LGBTQ Legacy Wall coming to Center on Halsted June 27-July 3 - From a press release - The Legacy Project has announced that its acclaimed "Legacy Wall" will make its debut on Chicago's iconic North Halsted Street ...
Stained Glass competition announced for tiny home design display - From a press release - CHICAGO —Solstice Stained Glass in Chicago is announcing a design competition for window displays in the winning entry of the ...
South Loop Farmers Market opens June 16 - From a press release - Located at historic church, featuring music, children's activities and more CHICAGO — The South Loop Farmers Market, a unique sustainable-foods ...
National roundup: Military and Pride Month, Cyndi Lauper, trans survey - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Navy joins the nation in recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month during the month of June. "Diversity ...
Author: Andrews Davis
World news: Nigerian law, Canada anthem, N. Ireland's blood ban - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Goodluck Jonathan, president of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015, says he's reconsidering the anti-LGBT measure he signed into law, NewNowNext ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
CDPH receives $3 million grant for HIV prevention and care - Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ), on June 7, announced that it had received a $3 million grant ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Hillary Clinton's historic night shatters barriers - From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) hailed Hillary Clinton's historic win, following news of her victory in ...
SAGE honoring Quigley, Affinity on June 10 - On Friday, June 10, 5-8 p.m., the Chicago-based National Board Members of SAGE will host its annual SAGE & Friends ...
National Archives 'LGBTQ Human & Civil Rights' event in Chicago - From a press release - CHICAGO — The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation today opened registration for the "National Conversation on Rights and ...
City Council committee votes to advance trans measure - The Committee on Human Relations of the Chicago City Council passed a recommendation June 8 that the City Council adopt ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
STAYCATIONS Hotel Intercontinental Michigan Avenue - In Chicago, a hotel on the stretch of Michigan Avenue known as the Magnificent Mile better be able to impress ...
About Face Theatre to host AFT 20: A Celebration June 17 at Center - From a press release - CHICAGO ( June 1, 2016 ) — About Face Theatre kicks off Pride Weekend with AFT 20: A Celebration, an ...
VIEWS UMC's inhospitality toward its LGBTQs - The United Methodist Church is in the need of prayer—and one that emphasizes full inclusion of all its parishioners. At ...
Author: Rev. Irene Monroe
Wiesmore-Roberts Wedding - Christina Wiesmore and Heather Roberts were married on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in a rooftop ceremony at Lacuna Artist Lofts ...
Queer boys of color coming of age in new play Space Age - From a press release - Ricardo Gamboa bounces between his native Chicago and New York City, where he creates performance and media that gets him ...
BOOKS Alida Brill talks feminism, Friedan - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Alida Brill is a published author, outspoken feminist and longtime advocate of gender equality. She has also served on the ...
Author: Jake Ekdahl
28th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced - From a press release - New York, NY - The winners of the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ( the "Lammys" ) were announced last ...
NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Atlas Genius: Down Under act releases 'Molecules' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Australian band Atlas Genius was originally formed by three brothers, with Keith Jeffrey on vocals, Steven Jeffery on bass and ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
43rd Annual Non-Equity awards held - "The Hairy Ape"- Eugene O'Neill's expressionist play presented in a stark, brutal and imaginative setting; "Byhalia, Mississippi"- a new work ...
Five Worth Finding - —"Sally," by Bibi Bourelly: This song is an undeniable hit, thanks to a '60s-style hook. Also, take a look at ...
BOOK REVIEW All the Rage: A Quest by Martin Moran $24.95; Beacon Press; 232 pages - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - You've never been so mad in your life. Boy, you were angry—ready to scream, spit nails and tear the world ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer
Dining news: Chicago Gourmet chefs; Ottawa wine festival - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet has announced its star-studded chef line-up for the annual event, which will take place Sept. ...
Entertainment news: 'The Fosters,' Amber Heard, Beyonce, Sam Champion - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Freeform ( formerly ABC Family ) will premiere the fourth season of The Fosters on Monday, June 20, at 7 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy CIty Times...
DANCIN' FEATS: Chicago Tap Theatre marks Pride with glam-rock spectacular - In 2010, Chicago Tap Theatre ( CTT ) mounted its spring season closer at the 984-seat Athenaeum Theatre for the ...
Author: Lauren Warnecke
THEATER REVIEW: Out of the Blue - Playwright: Vladimir Zaytsey; Translation: Tatyana Khaikin and Robert Duffy At: Organic Theater Company at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW: Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 - Playwright: Rebecca Gilman At: The Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn Tickets: 312-443-3800; GoodmanTheatre.org; $10-$40 Runs through: June 19 Sometimes a ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW: Constellations - Playwright: Nick Payne At: Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650 or Steppenwolf.org; $20-$89 Runs through: July 3 It ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
CRITICS' PICS - Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf, Writers Theatre, Glencoe, through July 31. Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen's comic mashup ...
Author: Abarbanel, Barnidge, Morgan and Sullivan
THEATER REVIEW: Caught - Playwright: Christopher Chen At: Sideshow Theatre Company at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-871-3000 or ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
SPOTLIGHT: The Art of Falling - If you previously missed the collaboration between the comics of The Second City and the modern dancers of Hubbard Street ...
Presenting Princess Shaw; Out of Iraq; Those People - Knight at the Movies - The Princess of YouTube There are Cinderella stories and then there's the saga of Princess Shaw—a Cinderella story that breaks ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
Jane Lynch: Bringing her song-and-dance to Chicago - By Sarah Toce Impeccable performer Jane Lynch is bringing her shtick to Chicago Friday-Saturday, June 17-18 at the Lyric Opera ...
Author: Sarah Toce
MOVIES: Presenting Samantha Montgomery - Samantha Montgomery's ( aka Princess Shaw's ) rise from obscurity to YouTube sensation and budding musical star is tracked in ...
Author: Richard Knight, Jr., for Windy City Times
13th 'Back lot Bash' fest expands, events June 16-26 - From a press release - The 2016 list of events & line ups for Chicago's Back Lot Bash includes two weekends of events June 16-26. ...

Outlines
Midsommarfest June 10-12 - Midsommarfest will return for its 51st edition June 10-12 in Chicago's Andersonville. There will be five performance stages; several blocks ...


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City Council committee votes to advance trans measure
 
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