Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-06-05
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  Trans           Download Windy City Times PDF               Download Wedding Guide

WORLD-Conversion-therapy-Bermuda-march-trans-officer-Belgium-ban

  WORLD Conversion therapy, Bermuda march, trans officer, Belgium ban

Germany plans to ban all conversion therapies under a new law to be introduced this year by German Health Minister Jens Spahn, PinkNews noted. It's estimated there are around 1,000 attempts in Germany each year to ...


Court-lets-Trump-anti-trans-ban-stand-and-orders-new-review

  Court lets Trump anti-trans ban stand, and orders new review

On June 14, the The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed President Trump's ban on transgender members of the military to stand—setting aside a ruling by U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman, who is one of ...


Dignity-president-blasts-anti-trans-Vatican-statement-

  Dignity president blasts anti-trans Vatican statement

The Chicago-based president of Dignity, a national organization of LGBT Catholics, criticized both the message and timing of a June 10 Vatican guidance questioning contemporary understandings of gender identity. Chris Pett said that the 31-page document, ...


Death-at-Rikers-Island-Her-name-is-Layleen-Polanco

  Death at Rikers Island: Her name is Layleen Polanco

WASHINGTON—Last week, we lost another member of the Black Trans Community. Layleen Polanco, a 27-year old Black trans woman, was found dead in her cell at Rikers Island, where she had been serving time for an ...


New-report-reviews-laws-policies-affecting-LGBTs-in-US-territories-

  New report reviews laws, policies affecting LGBTs in U.S. territories

( Boulder, CO ) June 11, 2019—Progress towards full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) people in the United States has ebbed and flowed, resulting in an often-confusing patchwork of legal protections. ...


Latest-WorldPride-additions-include-Janet-Mock-Madonna

  Latest WorldPride additions include Janet Mock, Madonna

NYC Pride—the official host of WorldPride 2019 | Stonewall 50—announced the three keynote speakers scheduled to lead a dialogue during the Human Rights Conference on June 24-25 ( and who all happen to be transgender ): ...


NBJC-on-Murder-of-Chynal-Lindsey-We-Are-Still-Fighting-For-Our-Lives

  NBJC on Murder of Chynal Lindsey, "We Are Still Fighting For Our Lives"

WASHINGTON — Recently, Chynal Lindsey, 26, a Black transgender woman from Dallas, Texas was killed. Gender violence continues to disproportionately impact Black women and girls, including Black trans women and girls. In response to the tragic ...


Panic-defense-bills-introduced-in-Congress

  Panic-defense bills introduced in Congress

On June 5, Sen. Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-Massachusetts) introduced bills (the Gay and Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act) in the United States' Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, that would ban ...


NATIONAL-Conversion-therapy-honoring-trans-pioneers-case-against-ex-guv

  NATIONAL Conversion therapy, honoring trans pioneers, case against ex-guv

Colorado banned gay conversion therapy as openly gay Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill one day before the start of LGBT Pride Month, ABC News reported. Polis actually signed two bills dealing with LGBT rights: the ...


WORLD-Trans-woman-murdered-gay-sex-laws-trans-mayor

  WORLD Trans woman murdered, gay-sex laws, trans mayor

A transgender woman was murdered and decapitated during the weekend of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia ( IDAHOBIT ) in the Mexican state of Veracruz, according to Gay Star News. According to reports, Jesusa ...


Trans-asylum-seeker-dies-while-in-ICE-custody

  Trans asylum-seeker dies while in ICE custody

Johana Medina, a transgender asylum-seeker from El Salvador, died while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) custody on June 1. Medina is the second transgender immigrant to die in ICE custody since President Donald ...


Illinois-General-Assembly-Advances-Non-Binary-Gender-Marker-on-Licenses-

  Illinois General Assembly Advances Non-Binary Gender Marker on Licenses

Springfield — Illinois would allow individuals to select a non-binary gender marker on their drivers' licenses and state identity cards under a measure approved Wednesday by the Illinois General Assembly, according to Equality Illinois, the state's ...


New-York-monument-to-honor-trans-activists-Johnson-and-Rivera

  New York monument to honor trans activists Johnson and Rivera

New York — Today, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that the next She Built NYC monument will honor pioneering transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, key leaders in the Stonewall ...


The-Equality-Act-and-Me-to-be-presented-May-29-

  "The Equality Act and Me" to be presented May 29

CHICAGO, Illinois—The Human Rights Campaign of Chicago will sponsor "The Equality Act and Me" panel on Wednesday, May 29 from 5pm-7:15pm at Morningstar, Inc., 7th floor, 22 W. Washington St., Chicago. Despite significant steps forward in ...


Supreme-Court-backs-trans-restroom-access-rules-on-abortion

  Supreme Court backs trans restroom access, rules on abortion

On May 28, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on cases related to transgender restroom access and abortion. The court declined to hear the Pennsylvania case Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, allowing school districts to continue ...


NATIONAL-Murder-suspect-intersex-passport-GLSEN-awards

  NATIONAL Murder suspect, intersex passport, GLSEN awards

In Tennessee, officials have made an arrest in the murder of Daniel Shields last July, NewsChannel5.com reported. Gerry Weatherby was charged with first-degree murder and especially aggravated kidnapping for the homicide of Shields, a bartender at ...


MOMBIAN-Trans-gender-creative-children-star-in-new-picture-books

  MOMBIAN Trans/gender-creative children star in new picture books

Three new children's books each offer different approaches as they highlight different aspects of gender identity and expression. When Aiden Became a Brother, written by Kyle Lukoff and illustrated by Kaylani Juanita ( Lee & Low ...


HHS-expected-to-propose-rolling-back-non-discrimination-protections-for-more-than-15-million-transgender-people-

  HHS expected to propose rolling back non-discrimination protections for more than 1.5 million transgender people

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ( OCR ) is expected to announce tomorrow or soon after a proposed regulation that attempts to roll back existing federal protections prohibiting discrimination ...


LGBTQ-Inclusive-Curriculum-Bill-Advances-to-Illinois-Gov-JB-Pritzker

  LGBTQ Inclusive Curriculum Bill Advances to Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD — A significant legislative measure to ensure students in Illinois public schools would learn about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state and national history was approved by the Illinois Senate, ...


New-national-report-details-polices-transgender-policies

  New national report details police's transgender policies

A newly released report documents the troubled relationship between transgender Americans and the police departments charged with protecting them. "Failing to Protect and Serve: Police Department Policies Towards Transgender People" newly released by the National Center ...


NATIONAL-Military-items-trans-murders-Southern-trans-report

  NATIONAL Military items, trans murders, Southern trans report

Sgt. 1st Class Janina Simmons became the first female African-American soldier to complete the U.S. Army Ranger School course in April, Ebony.com reported. According to LGBTQ Nation, Simmons proposed to her longtime girlfriend after her completion ...


Legislation-to-ensure-restroom-access-passes-Illinois-House-

  Legislation to ensure restroom access passes Illinois House

Legislation to modernize Illinois law to ensure single-occupancy restroom facilities are designated as gender neutral passed the Illinois House of Representatives Tuesday, said Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organizations for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ...


NBJC-on-transgender-deaths-How-Can-We-Celebrate-Pride-If-We-Keep-Dying

  NBJC on transgender deaths, "How Can We Celebrate Pride If We Keep Dying?"

WASHINGTON — This past weekend, Muhlaysia Booker, a young Black Transgender woman, was found murdered in Dallas, Texas. In April of this year, she was filmed being horribly beaten in public. Another Black Trans woman, Tamika ...


WBAI-installs-new-president-announces-upcoming-transgender-focused-program

  WBAI installs new president, announces upcoming transgender-focused program

Wochner Law Firm LLC partner Corinne Cantwell Heggie will become the Women's Bar Association of Illinois ( WBAI ) president on May 30, having previously served as its first vice president and chair of a number ...


Illinois-Collaboration-on-Youth-holds-gender-expansive-services-symposium-

  Illinois Collaboration on Youth holds gender-expansive services symposium

Illinois Collaboration on Youth ( ICOY ) held a day-long gender expansive services symposium May 13 at the Chicago Teachers Union. The day focused on how girls and gender non-conforming youth are impacted by the juvenile-justice ...


Chelsea-Manning-back-in-jail

  Chelsea Manning back in jail

On May 16, U.S. District Court Judge Anthony Trenga ordered Chelsea Manning back to jail after the transgender former U.S. Army intelligence analyst again refused to cooperate with a grand jury investigating a release of documents ...


Trump-opposes-Equality-Act

  Trump opposes Equality Act

HRC videos below

A senior Trump administration official told exclusively to the Washington Blade that the president opposes the bill. "The Trump administration absolutely opposes discrimination of any kind and supports the equal treatment of all; however, this bill ...


New-Publication-Promotes-Health-Safety-of-Trans-Youth-in-Confinement

  New Publication Promotes Health, Safety of Trans Youth in Confinement

( San Francisco, CA ) Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) and the Center for Children's Law and Policy ( CCLP ) released a new publication, Model Policy: Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, and ...


GLN-hosts-Chelsea-Manning-fundraiser

  GLN hosts Chelsea Manning fundraiser

Aiming to lend financial support to transgender whistleblower Chelsea Manning's legal defense, the Gay Liberation Network ( GLN ) hosted a fundraiser May 4 at the home of GLN co-founder Andy Thayer. During the event, Thayer ...


IDOC-trans-healthcare-court-case-continues

  IDOC trans healthcare court case continues

Litigation continues in a federal lawsuit filed by five transgender Illinois prisoners who say that their healthcare is inadequate with Illinois Department of Corrections ( IDOC ) facilities. The prisoners, all of whom are transgender females, ...


Pro-trans-college-aid-bill-sent-to-Pritzker

  Pro-trans college aid bill sent to Pritzker

A bill that would allow transgender students to receive state financial aid for college, as well as undocumented students, is on its way to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's desk. House Bill 2691, known as the Retention of ...


Activists-call-for-clemency-for-trans-prisoner

  Activists call for clemency for trans prisoner

Community activists are calling upon Gov. J.B. Pritzker to grant clemency to a transgender state prisoner who says her sentence was extended in retaliation for reporting abuse while she was incarcerated. Strawberry Hampton, a transgender woman, ...


Support-for-trans-students-starts-with-their-names

  Support for trans students starts with their names

This fall, my former student Stefan came back to visit me. I was excited to hear about the beginning of high school, but he looked incredibly distressed. "How is freshman year going?" I asked, hoping to ...


DePaul-dinner-honors-trans-icons-Johnson-Rivera

  DePaul dinner honors trans icons Johnson, Rivera

On April 24, DePaul University students and faculty attended the Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Dinner Gala to commemorate the trans icons who two of the influential figures of the Stonewall riots, The DePaulia reported. ...


Gender-expansive-symposium-May-13

  Gender-expansive symposium May 13

On Monday, May 13, Illinois Collaboration on Youth—in partnership with the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission—will be hosting a conference on expanding gender-responsive services from "girls only" to girls and gender non-conforming youth. The symposium will take ...


Chelsea-Manning-fundraiser-May-4

  Chelsea Manning fundraiser May 4

The Gay Liberation Network ( GLN ) will host a fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, at 7 p.m. for the legal defense fund of Trans whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. The event will take place at the home ...


Pose-series-focusing-on-ball-culture-begins-season-June-11

  Pose, series focusing on ball culture, begins season June 11

Pose is a drama spotlighting the legends, icons and ferocious house mothers of New York's underground ball culture, a movement that first gained notice in the late 1980s. Making television history, Pose features the largest cast ...


Trans-activists-file-federal-name-change-lawsuits

  Trans activists file federal name-change lawsuits

Eight transgender Illinoisans filed a lawsuit on May 1 against Cook County officials, maintaining that name-change laws pertaining to convicted felons are inherently biased against transgender persons. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court's Northern ...


Transgender-Women-to-Challenge-Constitutionality-of-Illinois-Name-Change-Statute

  Transgender Women to Challenge Constitutionality of Illinois Name Change Statute

CHICAGO — On Wednesday, May 1 at 10 a.m., eight transgender women will file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of certain statutory restrictions on name changes in the State of Illinois as applied to them. The ...


NATIONAL-Tampa-mayor-trans-womans-murder-Tennessee-items

  NATIONAL Tampa mayor, trans woman's murder, Tennessee items

Equality Florida Action PAC released a statement praising Jane Castor—whom the organization backed—as Tampa's first LGBTQ mayor. She won April 23 with more than 70 percent of the vote. "Jane Castor's victory is a historic milestone ...


WORLD-Trans-woman-threatened-Ecuador-marriage-bill-equality-coin

  WORLD Trans woman threatened, Ecuador marriage bill, equality coin

Armenia's first registered transgender woman, Lilit Martirosyan, has received death threats after making a historic speech in her country's national assembly, The Guardian reported. After speaking out against discrimination at a session of its committee on ...


Trans-woman-fights-bias-during-journey-from-Tennessee-to-Chicago

  Trans woman fights bias during journey from Tennessee to Chicago

May 5 will be a meaningful day for Angelina Nordstrom. She will be speaking at the Chicago House 33rd Annual Spring Brunch Fashion Show on the importance of stable employment for the vulnerable. ( Also at ...


Sheridan-discusses-workplace-training-and-new-book

  Sheridan discusses workplace training and new book

Vanessa Sheridan, who is Center on Halsted's director of gender equity and inclusion, frequently gives public trainings about the transgender community. Sheridan's goals, she tells her audiences, are twofold: "The first is to give the best, ...


Monica-Helms-discusses-trans-flag-creation-new-book-activism

  Monica Helms discusses trans flag creation, new book, activism

In 2005, transgender U.S. Navy veteran Monica F. Helms started writing her autobiography, but eventually she set it aside, deciding that "my life was still continuing." "Last year, something in my head told me I needed ...


GLN-to-Host-Fundraiser-For-Chelsea-Manning

  GLN to Host Fundraiser For Chelsea Manning

The Gay Liberation Network will host a 7 p.m., Saturday, May 4th fundraiser for the legal defense fund of Trans whistle-blower Chelsea Manning at the home of GLN co-founder Andy Thayer and his husband, Aldo P. ...


Anti-trans-District-211-lawsuit-dropped

  Anti-trans District 211 lawsuit dropped

Long-running litigation involving public-accommodations access for transgender students in the Northwest suburbs came to a seeming end April 15, when U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso on Monday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to bar ...


National-Black-Justice-Coalition-on-Morehouse-Colleges-Inclusivity-Policy

  National Black Justice Coalition on Morehouse College's Inclusivity Policy

WASHINGTON — Morehouse College, a historically Black men's college, announced that they would be accepting applications from Trans men. In response to the news, the National Black Justice Coalition released the following statement: "Every student has ...


NATIONAL-Child-abuse-bill-anti-trans-attacks-Ariz-HIV-AIDS-bill-Michigan-gym

  NATIONAL Child-abuse bill, anti-trans attacks, Ariz. HIV/AIDS bill, Michigan gym

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine ( D-Virginia ) introduced legislation for the first time ever that seeks to protect LGBT kids from child abuse, The Washington Blade reported. The Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act seeks to prevent the ...


SHOWBIZ-Trans-baritone-Billboard-Awards-Kate-McKinnon-Lena-Waithe

  SHOWBIZ Trans baritone, Billboard Awards, Kate McKinnon, Lena Waithe

Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions have announced it is greenlighting a documentary entitled Lucia's Voice ( Working Title ), OperaWire.com noted. The new film center on internationally renowned opera star Lucia Lucas will perform the title role ...


Trans-singer-songwriter-Shea-Diamond-video-supports-HRC-Americans-for-the-Equality-Act-campaign

  Trans singer songwriter Shea Diamond video supports HRC "Americans for the Equality Act" campaign

Video below

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, released a new video from HRC's Americans for the Equality Act ...


Non-binary-license-option-passes-House

  Non-binary license option passes House

House Bill 3534—a measure that allows people to identify themselves as neither male nor female on their driver's licenses—passed the Illinois House on a 67-38 vote, WEEK.com reported. The bill, which state Rep. Anne Stava-Murray ( ...


Trans-military-ban-now-in-effect

  Trans military ban now in effect

The Pentagon's controversial policy for transgender service members is in effect as of April 12. The new regulation keeps transgender troops from serving in the nation's military openly and also "blocks all use of [Department of ...


Military-policy-researchers-call-trans-ban-the-return-of-Dont-Ask-Dont-Tell

  Military policy researchers call trans ban the return of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Pentagon plans to reinstate a ban on military service by transgender Americans this week, raising concerns by LGBTQ and national security researchers that politics is trumping both military readiness and equal ...


Federal-Judge-Allows-Palatine-Transgender-Bathroom-Lawsuit-to-Proceed

  Federal Judge Allows Palatine Transgender Bathroom Lawsuit to Proceed

( April 9, 2019 — Chicago ) A federal district court judge is allowing a parent-student privacy lawsuit to move forward against Palatine School District 211. The Thomas More Society, along with the Alliance Defending Freedom, ...


-APA-Concerned-About-Transgender-Military-Ban-

  APA Concerned About Transgender Military Ban

Washington, D.C., April 9, 2019 — The American Psychiatric Association ( APA ), the national medical association representing more than 38,500 psychiatric physicians, is concerned about the Department of Defense's ( DoD ) decision to implement ...


MUSIC-Trans-singer-educator-talks-music-teaching-traveling-

  MUSIC Trans singer-educator talks music, teaching, traveling

For singer-educator Tommy Lamont, living an authentic life as a trans woman has been a decades-long journey that culminated in publicly coming out in 2015 to her extended family, friends and work colleagues. Lamont knew she ...


WORLD-Vatican-meeting-anti-gay-countries-trans-attack-Brunei-items

  WORLD Vatican meeting, anti-gay countries, trans attack, Brunei items

A group of international lawyers researching the criminalization of homosexuality has met with the Vatican secretary of state and urged the Holy See to publicly oppose such laws and conversion therapies for gays, The San Francisco ...


BOOK-REVIEW-She-He-They-Me-For-the-Sisters-Misters-and-Binary-Resisters

  BOOK REVIEW She He They Me: For the Sisters, Misters and Binary Resisters

By Robyn Ryle $22.99; Source Books; 400 pages Imagine being a young, queer or curious child with a lot of questions, but not a lot of resources on gender, sexuality, and terminology that come without judgement ...


Artists-take-to-the-stage-for-Trans-Day-of-Visibility-event

  Artists take to the stage for Trans Day of Visibility event

Trans artists, allies and activists celebrated Trans Day of Visibility March 31 with an art event at Andersonville's Chicago Magic Lounge. The art event, organized by the Chicago Therapy Collective ( CTC ), brought support, higher ...


Ashanti-Carmon-murdered-DC-transgender-and-LGBTQ-organizations-plan-vigil

  Ashanti Carmon murdered, DC transgender and LGBTQ organizations plan vigil

April 2, 2019, Washington, DC—The Transgender community condemns the murder of Ashanti Carmon, a 27-year-old transgender woman who was brutally shot multiple times to death in the 5000 Block of Jost Street in the town of ...


NATIONAL-Trans-womans-death-ICE-detainees-medical-news

  NATIONAL Trans woman's death, ICE detainees, medical news

A transgender woman was found shot to death in Maryland, marking the second known homicide of a transgender person in the United States this year, Advocate.com reported. Friends and family identified her as Ashanti Carmon, the ...


LGBTQ-Civil-Rights-Leaders-Call-for-Passage-of-Bipartisan-Equality-Act

  LGBTQ Civil Rights Leaders Call for Passage of Bipartisan Equality Act

Video below

WASHINGTON — Today, ahead of the first-ever hearing on the Equality Act tomorrow in the House Judiciary Committee, civil rights leaders and advocates joined Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon on Capitol Hill to highlight the critical need, ...


US-House-votes-to-condemn-military-transgender-ban

  U.S. House votes to condemn military transgender ban

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 238-185 on March 29 to pass a resolution condemning President Donald J. Trump's ban on transgender persons serving in the military. The House debated the resolution for about an hour, ...


Gender-Bending-The-Bard-with-The-Shrews-Present-Untameable

  Gender-Bending The Bard with The Shrews Present 'Untameable'

The Shrews Improvisation collective has come a long way since its initial run, which was spearheaded by founders Lindsay Gonzales and Claudia Alpert. They shoved furniture aside, and performed to audiences packed in Gonzales' living room ...


BOOKS-Trans-author-talks-layered-identity-in-new-memoir

  BOOKS Trans author talks 'layered identity' in new memoir

"I wanted to be two things when I grew up: a writer and a boy." Life has never been easy for Nate Cannon. Diagnosed with major depression and bipolar disorder at 12 years old, the trans ...


75th-US-Secretary-of-the-Navy-Ray-Mabus-to-Speak-atvLGBTQ-Military-Event-

  75th U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Speak atvLGBTQ Military Event

WASHINGTON — Today, the American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ) — the nation's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) military spouses and their families — announced that the 75th ...


NATIONAL-Couples-eviction-Pete-Buttigieg-Cory-Booker-dancer-sentenced

  NATIONAL Couples' eviction, Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker, dancer sentenced

A lesbian couple filed a complaint against the transitional housing facility they once called home after they were forced out, LGBTQ Nation reported. Melanie Dingess and Leslie Conners were living at the The Gardens apartment complex ...


Trans-Art-Is-Trans-Day-Of-Visibility-2019-Launch-Celebration-March-31

  "Trans Art Is" Trans Day Of Visibility 2019 Launch Celebration March 31

The Chicago Therapy Collective is at is again, building platforms for Trans and QTPOC* artists to share their voices, sounds, movements, and truths and bringing you a phenomenal lineup of creatives. Get excited, Chicago! Join us ...


South-Side-trans-man-discusses-life-healthcare-journey

  South Side trans man discusses life, healthcare journey

When Cheno Pulliam, 33, first stepped foot into Howard Brown Health's Hyde Park location three years ago, he knew this was the right place for him to receive his healthcare. Pulliam—who identifies as a trans masculine ...


UIC-honors-scholar-Phoenix-Matthews

  UIC honors scholar Phoenix Matthews

Shortly before they accepted the University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) College of Nursing 2018 Distinguished Researcher Award, scholar/researcher Phoenix Matthews noted the irony that she hadn't always wanted to do research. When they ...


Pentagon-proceeding-with-anti-trans-military-ban

  Pentagon proceeding with anti-trans military ban

The Pentagon announced March 12 that a directive has been signed to implement President Trump's policy barring most transgender people from serving in the military, The Hill reported. The policy dictates that transgender people who join ...


Millions-of-LGBTs-would-gain-civil-rights-protections-under-Equality-Act-

  Millions of LGBTs would gain civil rights protections under Equality Act

New estimates on the number of LGBT people who would gain protections from discrimination in employment, education, public accommodations, housing and credit if Congress enacts the Equality Act Tomorrow, bipartisan members of Congress are expected to ...


NATIONAL-Trans-military-ban-Fla-candidate-inmate-meets-end

  NATIONAL Trans military ban, Fla. candidate, inmate meets end

A federal judge in Maryland cleared the way for the Pentagon to put in place a Trump administration policy banning most transgender individuals from serving in the military—a move advocates said left only one temporary block ...


Chelsea-Manning-jailed-again

  Chelsea Manning jailed again

Transgender ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has once again found herself in jail—this time for refusing to testify about her disclosure of military and diplomatic secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010, CNN.com reported. Manning—who served approximately seven ...


WORLD-Egypt-summit-HIV-remission-trans-lingerie-brand

  WORLD Egypt summit, HIV remission, trans lingerie brand

At a summit with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates, out gay Ireland leader Leo Varadkar has called for "universal" respect for LGBT+ rights, PinkNews noted. Varadkar stressed the pace of ...







Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Submit an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.