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  Karen Mason to perform Nov. 14

Singer and Chicago native Karen Mason—star of musicals Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray!, Wonderland and Sunset Boulevard—will perform Thursday, Nov. 14,, at 7:30 p.m. at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington ...


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  Trans bodybuilding film out Nov. 7

The award-winning, trans-bodybuilding documentary Man Made releases worldwide on VOD platforms on Thursday, Nov. 7, via Journeyman Pictures. The movie follows the lives of four transgender men as they prepare to compete at TransFitCon—the only all ...


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  Gay skier/actor at Roscoe's Oct. 24

Openly gay Olympic freestyle skier and actor ( American Horror Story ) Gus Kenworthy is teaming with Coors Light to throw an '80s rock-themed Halloween party in Chicago. "Halloween Rocks" is happening Thursday, Oct. 24, at ...


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  SPORTS NFL player makes history by coming out

For Ryan Russell, it's now all about coming back, not just coming out. The Texas native—who played football at Purdue University and then 23 games over three seasons ( 2015-17 ) in the NFL—is ready to ...


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  SPORTS Pro wrestler Kiera Hogan marking coming out at Chicago events

Kiera Hogan is holding her official coming out party in Chicago, anchored around IMPACT Wrestling's premiere event of the year, Bound For Glory, set for Sunday night, Oct. 20, at the Odeum Expo Center in suburban ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater

Author: Mark Larson $13; Lethe Press; 243 pages Chicago has proven itself many times over that it is multifaceted. It is a Midwestern diamond, a lake city, a food hotspot, the foundation of house music. The ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Twice, Thrice, Frice

Playwright: Fouad Teymour At: Silk Road Rising, 77 W. Washington Street. Tickets: 312-857-1234; SilkRoadRising.org; $38. Runs through: Nov. 10 This world premiere comedy concerns assimilated, Upper Middle Class American Moslem women. Amira ( Catherine Dildilian ), ...


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  Lesbian author/advocate Julie Justicz writes on 'Difficulty'

Chicago attorney/social justice advocate Julie Justicz has a history of fostering an affinity for the written word. Her first novel, Degrees of Difficulty, was a 20-year process—but it's finally available wherever books are sold. "I'm an ...


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  'Destinos' festival offers something for everyone

By Amelia Orozco

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance ( CLATA )—a non-profit 501( c )( 3 ) organization formed in 2016 by the three most prominent Chicago Latino arts organizations: International Latino Cultural Center, National Museum of Mexican Art, ...


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  THEATER SPOTLIGHT Arts in the Dark

Do you love a parade? And Halloween? Kick off the spooky season with Arts in the Dark, a one-night-only magical parade of bands, dancers, costumes, floats, puppets and lanterns that celebrates Halloween as the "artist's holiday." ...


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  Chicago International Film Festival features LGBT-related titles

The Chicago International Film Festival kicks off the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 16 with a screening of Motherless Brooklyn as well as Zombieland: Double Tap later that evening. The festival lasts through Sunday, Oct. 27, and ...


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  CRITICS'PICKS

Be Here Now, Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit, through Oct. 19. By rejecting romcom clichés, Deborah Zoe Laufer's mostly comedy leads to a smarter, quirkier and even MORE romantic happy ending in this well staged ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Sundown, Yellow Moon

Playwright: Rachel Bonds; songs by The Bengsons At: Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-338-2177; RavenTheatre.com; $43-$46. Runs through: Nov. 17 Some online research confirmed that this play was autobiographical, at least in general if ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Invisible

Playwright: Mary Bonnett At: Her Story Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: HerStoryTheatre.org, 773-327-5252; $35. Runs through: Nov. 3 It could be a scene out of a Beth Henley play: townswomen clustered around ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Back in the Day

Playwright: Miranda González At: UrbanTheater Company, 2620 W. Division St. Tickets: $15-30; clata.org/destinos-backintheday. Runs through: Nov. 2 Immersive theater is tough to get right. So many factors come into play, especially the balance of audience comfort ...


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  MOMBIAN LGBTQ-inclusive books, and hope, in rural schools

LGBTQ students in rural schools are more likely to face bias and discrimination than those in urban and suburban ones, but their schools are also less likely to have LGBTQ-inclusive resources to support them. That's why ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020, STATE HOUSE Ryan Podges, gay man challenges Feigenholtz for 12th Dist.

Ryan Podges is a political newbie—and his initial foray into the electoral arena may be a daunting one. That is because Podges, a gay Chicago attorney, is taking on longtime 12th District incumbent Rep. Sara Feigenholtz ...


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  Legal titan Pat Logue, and her impact on many LGBT people

Politics and social justice causes have been parts of award-winning retired Cook County Circuit Court Associate Justice Pat Logue's life since childhood. Logue, who now is living with Alzheimer's disease, is also Lambda Legal's former Midwest ...


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  LGBTQ HRC/CNN town hall watch party held at Sidetrack

The Chicago Reader hosted a discussion in advance of the HRC/CNN town hall Oct. 10. Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson stopped by the event. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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  SAVOR Jerry Tapia, baking his way to success

Out Chicagoan Jerry Tapia knows his way around an oven. Not only was this evident from the surprise cake he brought to an interview with Windy City Times, but also from his resume, which includes graduating ...


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  Chicago Dancemakers Forum Launches International Initiative, Two Fall Events

CHICAGO, IL, 10/15/2019 Images Available Here. - Chicago Dancemakers Forum's new CrossHatch Initiative promotes artistic growth for dancemaking artists and builds connections for, and awareness of, Chicago dance internationally. With opportunities for Chicago dancemakers in 2019 ...


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  Pilsen event takes over 360 Chicago

Continuing a yearlong series involving various neighborhoods taking over 360 Chicago—the 94th floor of the onetime John Hancock building—representatives from Pilsen held an event Oct. 3. There were samples, performances and appearances by Instituto Grafico de ...


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  Gerber/Hart opens lesbian history exhibit

Gerber/Hart History & Archives launched a new exhibit, "Lavender Women & Killer Dykes: Lesbians, Feminism & Community in Chicago," with a reception and brief talk the evening of Oct. 12. Curated by Jen Dentel, Isabel Singer ...


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  Legacy Project hosts '[un]Gala'

Supporters of Chicago's Legacy Project gathered Oct. 10 to pay tribute to key volunteers who've contributed to its organizational success. The event—" LANDMARK: The Legacy Project [un]Gala"—was held at the Chez event space, 247 E. Ontario ...


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  Kevin Hauswirth, an advocate committed to diversity

by Tim Peacock

Since he was a child, Kevin Hauswirth knew he was destined to lead a life of advocacy. Speaking with Windy City Times, he recalled growing up around activists including one trip with his family to see ...


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  Fitness confab says goodbye to Chicago

After a 30-year association with Chicago, the fitness conference known as Club Industry had a last event Oct. 9-11 at the Hilton Chicago. This year's event—geared for fitness professionals—featured talks on subjects such as facility-membership retention, ...


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  National Period Day rally Oct. 19

A rally to mark National Period Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 19, 12-2 p.m., at Federal Plaza, 219 S. Dearborn St. Organizations such as Planned Parenthood, The Chicago Period Project, She Votes Illinois, The U.N. ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH The rise of the ballroom scene through the ages

By Laura Smythe laura@epgn.com

What is ballroom? The first time Jacen Bowman attended a house meeting, he had no idea what LGBTQ ballroom culture was. Going into his final year in high school, Bowman was approached to join a "modeling ...


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  Warhol images to be 'Art on theMART'

Art on theMART—the largest and longest-running digital art projection in the world—will project four renowned artworks by Andy Warhol in alignment with the Art Institute of Chicago's fall exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back ...


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  DINING Aberlour, 'Fried Chicken & Bubbles,' Peninsula dinner

—As part of the Designing Louder Than Words bottle box competition created by the Design Museum of Chicago and Aberlour Single Malt Scotch Whisky, more than 60 designers, architects and creators submitted box designs that were ...


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  HRC Chicago to honor Kim Hunt, Dane Hites

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago Gala will take place Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Fairmont Chicago, 200 N. Columbus Dr., at 6 p.m. At the gala, Kim Hunt and Dane Hites will be ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame calls for 2019 nominees, announces ceremony date

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today that it will resume inducting new members. The ceremony for inductees will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Chicago History ...


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  Women & Children First targeted by anti-trans vandals

The windows at Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., have been vandalized on multiple occasions with stickers featuring anti-trans messaging, according to its staff. The Andersonville bookseller and others are planning an Oct. ...


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  State treasurer's LGBTQ reception Oct. 16

Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs will host a celebration on the concourse of the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., 12-1 p.m., on Wed., Oct. 16, in honor of LGBTQ History Month. This event ...


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  About Face Theatre to present Packing

Learning who you are means knowing where you come from, and where you belong. From writer/performer Scott Bradley ( Scooty & JoJo's Alien Queen and Carpenters Halloween; AFT's We Three Lizas and The Homosexuals ) comes ...


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  Reeling Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival announces award winners

( CHICAGO, IL - October 10, 2019 ) Reeling: the Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival announces the highly anticipated juried, audience, and AARP Silver Image award winners for films screened at the 37th annual festival, September ...


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  BYC closing Oct. 14, will reopen Oct. 28

Broadway Youth Center ( BYC ) will be closed for two weeks of staff training starting Monday, Oct. 14 and will reopen Monday, Oct. 28. During this time, there will also be no GED or VOICES ...


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  Auditorium commissions Michelle Dorrance work for Trinity Irish Dance Company

( CHICAGO, IL — The Auditorium Theatre announces the commission of American Traffic, a new work for Trinity Irish Dance Company ( TIDC ) created by acclaimed tap dancer, choreographer, and MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipient Michelle ...


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  THEATER REVIEW A Doll's House

Playwright: Henrick Ibsen ( adapted by Sandra Delgado and Michael Halberstam ) At: Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe. Tickets: WritersTheatre.org. Price: $35-80. Runs through: Dec. 15 I have a mixed relationship with Nora Helmer, the ...


THEATER-REVIEW-Big-Fish

  THEATER REVIEW Big Fish

Authors: Andrew Lippa and John August At: Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: BoHoTheatre.com or 773-975-8150; $25-$35. Runs through: Nov. 17 When Big Fish had its' pre-broadway Chicago tryout back in 2013, director Susan ...


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  Guy Branum, queer comic, coming to Zanies

Out comedian Guy Branum is returning to Chicago with a brand new zany stand up act. Hailing from Yuba City, California, he went to college at the University of California, Berkley and later studied at the ...


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  The Simon and Garfunkel Story extended through Dec. 8

CHICAGO ( October 10, 2019 ) — Broadway in Chicago is delighted to announce the internationally-acclaimed hit theatre show THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY is extended through December 8. Additional tickets will go on sale at ...


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  Chicago Architecture Center plans programs for Open House Chicago

CHICAGO ( October 8, 2019 ) — The Chicago Architecture Center ( CAC ) today released the list of special programs for Open House Chicago 2019—now in its ninth year and one of the largest architecture ...


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  Boystown's Halloweek of Tricks leads up to Oct. 31 parade, spooky fun

Boystown brings you a full, seven-day Halloweek of tricks and treats. Culminating with the legendary Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade on Oct. 31, Northalsted hosts a spectacularly spooky line-up of events. From alive to zombified, it's a ...


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  Chicago Reader hosting presidential forum watch party

LGBTQ leaders joined by candidate Marianne Williamson

The Chicago Reader is hosting a watch part for the Human Rights Campaign/CNN presidential town hall Thursday, Oct. 9, starting at 5 p.m. Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, who is not on the telecast, will attend the ...


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  "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" to launch Oct. 12

Gerber/Hart Library & Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will host the launch of the exhibit "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" reflects the culture that ...


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  Lesbian comedian's release show Oct. 17

Chicago-based lesbian comedian Whitney Chitwood will have a new album, The Bakery Case, out Friday, Oct. 18—and she will have a release show the previous night. The release show will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, at ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Pete Buttigieg on LGBT history, historic campaign

Mark Segal

Pete Buttigieg—who has served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana since 2012—came out as a gay man in a self-penned essay published by the South Bend Tribune. This past April, he declared his candidacy for president ...


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  DINING Fat Rice bakery, Frontier dinner, marathon specials

—James Beard-Award winning Chef Abe Conlon and Partner Adrienne Lo revealed a new expansion of their daytime Asian-inspired bakery The Bakery at Fat Rice, which will now become The Bakery & Cafe at Fat Rice. Announcing ...


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  Mixtape coincides with Warhol exhibit

As the Warhol exhibit comes to the Art Institute of Chicago this October, DJ Heaven Malone is releasing a mixtape, Factory Girls, honoring the women throughout the decades of The Factory, Warhol's studio. Malone is an ...


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  Popcorn company has 'Coming Out Box'

Ahead of National Coming Out Day ( Oct. 11 ), Chicago-based Epic Gourmet Popcorn has launched its new product: The Coming Out Box, a gourmet popcorn gift set with three LGBTQ+ Pride-themed flavors. The flavors are ...


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  MillerCoors presents checks to various LGBTQ organizations

On Sept. 30, MillerCoors presented checks to its LGBTQ nonprofit partners during a closing party at Lake View spot Sidetrack for the company's Tap Into Change program. Drag queen Dixie Lynn Cartwright was the emcee. This ...


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  Legacy Project's '[un]Gala' Oct. 10

"LANDMARK: The Legacy Project [un]Gala" will take place Thursday, Oct. 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the Chez event space, 247 E. Ontario St. Celebrating such recent developments as the Legacy Walk Rainbow Pylon Streetscape officially becoming the ...


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  THEATER REVIEW X

Playwright: Alistair McDowall At: Sideshow Theatre at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: VictoryGardens.org 773-871-3000; $20-$30. Runs through: Oct. 27 The bunker drama—more specifically, the post-Armageddon bunker drama—has been a staple of speculative allegories since ...


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  Thousands attend AIDS Run & Walk

For the second consecutive year, "Live True. Be You." was the theme of AIDS Foundation of Chicago's ( AFC ) AIDS Run & Walk, which marked its 18th year. More than 2,000 participants came together on ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Alfred Kinsey "was our Stonewall." - Samuel Steward

By Michael Bedwell

There was a time when 1 out of every 2 Americans Gallup polled knew Alfred Kinsey's name, and to gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals he was a living hero. Sadly, for the last quarter century or ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH For museum curators, garments offer stylish storytelling

by Matthew S. Bajko

Curators working with the Oakland Museum of California on its first major LGBT exhibition, dubbed "Queer California: Untold Stories," displayed a blue sequined jacket created by San Francisco designer Pat Campano and worn in 1985 by ...


CRITICS-PICKS

  CRITICS' PICKS

The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon, Water People Theatre at Steppenwolf, through Oct. 13—Playwright/actor Rebeca Aleman combines a moving, fragile human story with potent politics in her timely tale of a journalist recovering from traumatic ...


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  THEATER SPOTLIGHT A Man of Good Hope

Through Oct. 13 only, Chicago Shakespeare Theater hosts South Africa's Isango Ensemble in the highly-praised, A Man of Good Hope, a fact-based story about a young Somali refugee coming of age in South Africa, escaping civil ...


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  PASSAGES Pride Parade organizer Richard Pfeiffer passes away

Richard Pfeiffer's entry on the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame—into which he was inducted in 1993—notes that Pfeiffer's "name is synonymous with The Gay and Lesbian Pride Week Committee, and its sponsorship of the annual Gay ...


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  'Activists and Icons' to end Oct. 27

"Activists and Icons: The Photographs of Steve Schapiro," an exhibit at Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, will close Sunday, Oct. 27. It was originally slated to close June 23. Schapiro, a Chicago-based photographer, has ...


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  CLLAW returns to Chicago Nov. 2

The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers ( CLLAW ) returns with its 34th match CLLAW XXXIV: Good vs. Evil on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Ave. CLLAW's benefit match will ...


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  James McIntyre on foster care system, advocacy, award

=When James McIntyre was 3, he was placed in the Illinois foster care system with his four other siblings due to parental neglect and drug use. Two years later, McIntyre was adopted with two of his ...


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  Oct. 21 benefit for homeless at Metro

More than 40 Chicago punk, prog, noise, rock and surf musicians—including current and former members of PiL, Naked Raygun and Local H—will perform at a benefit concert to raise money for the Chicago Coalition for the ...


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  Center on Halsted seeks to replace Walsh Security after community pressure

At an Oct. 5 press conference, Lighthouse Foundation ( LF ) Board President Rev. Jamie Frazier and colleagues—who had just left a meeting with Center on Halsted ( the Center ) officials—announced that the Center has ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Raveling

Playwright: Walkabout Ensemble, Fides Krucker, Guild of the Goat & Morgan McNaught At: Walkabout Theater Company @ Victor Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-871-3000; walkabouttheater.org; $25. Runs through: Oct. 13 This world premiere from ...


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  Rivendell Theatre Ensemble announces World Premiere of Laura and the Sea

Chicago, IL—Rivendell Theatre Ensemble ( RTE ), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, presents the world premiere of Laura and the Sea by Kate Tarker, directed by Devon ...


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  FLIP Fest, four nights of funny Lesbian plays, Oct. 29-Nov. 13

Pride Films and Plays has announced its first FL!P Fest—four nights of staged readings of full-length comedic lesbian plays. The plays will be read one per night on three Tuesdays ( Lethal Women, on Oct. 29; ...


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  'Body Political' revue to take place Oct. 12

The Body Political—described as "a semi-annual burlesque and variety show that confronts social myths about the body through personal stories of resistance and reclamation"—will take place Saturday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. at the Greenhouse Theater, ...


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  Chicago's queer hip-hop scene: Visibility, evolution and culture

Chicago has long been known as a mecca for hip-hop culture. Within recent years, however, there's been a rise in queer and gender non-conforming hip-hop artists in the city. From Kidd Kenn, who recently signed to ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Authors and activism: A history of LGBT bookstores

By Jason Villemez

"It was unbelievably fun," Ed Hermance said about his time operating Giovanni's Room, one of the first queer bookstores in the world. "You weren't there for the economics, and it would be exhausting if you were ...


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  DRAG Detox: Making it 'Werq'

Matthew Sanderson performs in drag and makes music as Detox Icunt. After taking over the drag scene in California, Detox appeared in music videos for Kesha and Rihanna while playing in the band Tranzkuntinental and joining ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Stonewall 50 finally gets our history right

Perspective By Mark Segal,Publisher Philadelphia Gay News

Something very strange happened during last June's celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The LGBT community, especially those of us from Gay Liberation Front New York realized how the history we created from ...


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  PRAA launches exhibit on Latinx LGBT activism

Community members gathered Sept. 21 as Puerto Rican Arts Alliance ( PRAA ), 3000 N. Elbridge Ave., unveiled La Primera Parada: Chicago's Stonewall Moments, a photographic exhibition focusing on LGBT participation in events such as the ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Charlotte Cushman: A flawless Romeo

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Charlotte Cushman ( 1816-1876 ) was the greatest American actress of her era, a theatrical superstar and a gender-nonconforming lesbian who worked on stages in the U.S., Britain and Rome throughout the mid-19th century. For over ...







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