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  NATIONAL Coronavirus deaths, the CARES Act, Ritchie Torres, trans-youth study

Lorena Borjas—a transgender Latina activist who fought for immigrants and sex workers—died of COVID-19 at age 59 at Coney Island Hospital, CNN.com reported. Her passing inspired tributes from countless activists and leaders, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, ...


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  Pritzker announces help for emergency child-care centers

Building on the state's response to support families of essential workers and child-care providers throughout Illinois during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. JB Pritzker announced an expansion of eligibility to support essential workers' child-care needs and an ...


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  PFLAG to launch TransKids, SoFierce social media campaign on March 31

WASHINGTON, DC—Beginning Tuesday, March 31, PFLAG invites allies, family, and friends of transgender kids ( trans kids ) to join a an uplifting social media campaign called #TransKids #SoFierce ( pflag.org/transkidssofierce/ ). #TransKids #SoFierce is a ...


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  'Around Broadway' to honor high-school musical-theater students

Broadway In Chicago has announced its new social-media program, "Around Broadway in 80 Days." In the wake of the cancellation of The Jimmy Awards ( the national program ) and the Illinois High School Musical Theatre ...


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  NATIONAL Curriculum law, N.Y. trans rule, Andrew Gillum, LGBT Health Week, COVID-19

The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina entered a consent decree that declares South Carolina's 1988 discriminatory anti-LGBTQ curriculum law unconstitutional and bars its enforcement, according to a joint statement from Campaign for ...


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  South Side LGBTQ Center Brave Space Alliance expands staff, office

CHICAGO — Brave Space Alliance has doubled its staff by hiring Zahara Bassett as Director of Development and External Relations, and Brittney Thomas as Director of Programs. The two new hires bring further vibrancy, skills, and ...


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  LGBTQ group Rainbow Youth Connections to participate in South Side Irish Parade

Rainbow Youth Connections—a writing and arts oriented LGBTQ youth group centered in Beverly—will march in this year's South Side Irish parade on Sunday, March 15. [NOTE: As for March 11, the parade had been cancelled because ...


MOMBIAN-Needing-more-than-a-moment-LGBTQ-representation-in-childrens-media

  MOMBIAN Needing more than a moment: LGBTQ representation in children's media

The Academy Award-winning songwriters behind Disney's Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and husband Bobby Lopez, announced recently that they are working on Universal Pictures' movie musical adaptation of The Prince and the Dressmaker, Jen Wang's award-winning graphic novel ...


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  Advocates support health-education bill for public schools

At a press conference, Wednesday, Feb. 26, a group of advocates announce their support for the Responsible Education for Adolescent and Children's Health ( REACH ) Act, which mandates comprehensive, inclusive and age-appropriate personal health and ...


The-Illinois-60-by-25-Network-to-hosts-7th-annual-conference

  The Illinois 60 by 25 Network to hosts 7th annual conference

CHICAGO, IL — Advance Illinois, Education Systems Center at Northern Illinois University and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission ( ISAC ) are pleased to host the seventh annual Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conference at Elgin ...


Suburban-district-settles-anti-trans-lawsuit

  Suburban district settles anti-trans lawsuit

After more than four years, Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 settled a lawsuit brought by transgender former student Nova Maday, who alleged discrimination. The Daily Herald reported that the district decided to pay Maday and her ...


30-Under-30-Awards-to-be-held-June-24

  30 Under 30 Awards to be held June 24

Windy City Times will again mark Pride Month with its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take pace Wed, June 24. There will be a 5:30 p.m. reception, with the program being 6-7:30 p.m. ...


About-Face-Theatre-to-host-Wonka-Ball-Silver-and-Gold-May-30-UPDATE

  About Face Theatre to host Wonka Ball: Silver and Gold May 30 UPDATE

UPDATE Postponed. See http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/About-Face-Theatres-Wonka-Ball-postponed-/68302.html . CHICAGO ( February 10, 2020 )— Dress up to get down at Wonka Ball, About Face Theatre's annual benefit gala and Chicago's most glamorous party. Kicking off Pride Month 2020 with ...


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  High-school seniors can pursue journalism award

The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association ( NINA ) will award a $1,000 scholarship this spring to the high school senior picked by the association as the 2020 Northern Illinois High School Journalist of the Year. NINA ...


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  'Love Out Loud' ball Feb. 8

In Demand Entertainment and CSU Royal Court are presenting the Love Out Loud Ball on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2-10 p.m., at Chicago State University's Student Union Building, 9501 S. King Dr. The ball-approved event is offering ...


Queer-Valentines-Day-event-at-MCA

  Queer Valentine's Day event at MCA

"Odd Pleasures: A Queer Valentine's Day Event" will take place Friday, Feb. 14, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Museum for Contemporary Art ( MCA ), 200 E. Chicago Ave. Chicago drag queen/comedian Aunty Chan will host the ...


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  MOMBIAN Parenting on 'The L Word: Generation Q'

The L Word: Generation Q, the sequel to the groundbreaking queer television drama The L Word, just ended its first season on Showtime. There is much to praise about the new show, including more varied representation ...


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  VIEWS College for LGBTQ students

Finding yourself and becoming comfortable with your identity is something that people within the LGBTQ community struggle with every day. There is coming to terms with your sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and how you choose ...


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  Young Playwrights Festival running through Jan. 25

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is presenting the 33rd Young Playwrights Festival through Saturday, Jan. 25, at The Courtyard Theatre in The Getz Theater Center at Columbia College Chicago, 72 E. 11th St. The Young Playwrights Festival ( ...


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  LGBTQ+ nonfiction writing class starts Feb. 13

StoryStudio Chicago, 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave., is offering a new course on writing stories from a queer perspective. Conceived by author Jeremy Owens, this class focuses on LGBTQ+ nonfiction writing, and it starts Thursday, Feb. 13, ...


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  Young Playwrights Festival running through Jan. 25

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is presenting the 33rd Young Playwrights Festival through Saturday, Jan. 25, at The Courtyard Theatre in The Getz Theater Center at Columbia College Chicago, 72 E. 11th St. The Young Playwrights Festival ( ...


Trans-undocumented-students-can-now-access-college-aid

  Trans, undocumented students can now access college aid

Undocumented and some transgender students can now access state college aid, now that a loophole preventing them from doing so has closed, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. The new statute—called the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity ...


MOMBIAN-Holiday-gift-guide-for-LGBTQ-childrens-books

  MOMBIAN Holiday gift guide for LGBTQ children's books

It's time for my annual gift guide to some of the year's best LGBTQ-inclusive children's picture books! There were happily more books published this year than I can include here, so please visit Mombian.com for a ...


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  School official dismisses trans-related suicides

In Evansville, Indiana, a school board member seemingly dismissed activists' concerns about safety for LGBTQ kids and trans-related suicides, Advocate.com reported. Members of the Tri-State Alliance—a social service and educational organization serving LGBTQ communities in southeastern ...


Youth-urged-to-take-quiz-before-World-AIDS-Day

  Youth urged to take quiz before World AIDS Day

As part of a continuing effort to educate young people about HIV prevention and treatment, Illinois HIV Care Connect has introduced HIV and youth web content to support the Y.O.U.T.H. ( Youth Overcoming Undetected and Treatable ...


AMA-supports-laws-protecting-youth-from-conversion-therapy-NCLR-responds

  AMA supports laws protecting youth from conversion therapy, NCLR responds

CHICAGO, IL — Today, the American Medical Association ( AMA ) announced that it will formally support state and federal legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the life-threatening practice of conversion therapy. The AMA, which has long ...


WORLD-Ugandan-raid-popes-statement-Turkish-university-Peruvian-movie

  WORLD Ugandan raid, pope's statement, Turkish university, Peruvian movie

A Ugandan court charged 67 people with causing a nuisance after they were arrested in a gay-friendly bar, in a move condemned by activists as the latest "homophobic" attack, Reuters reported. The 67—who were among 127 ...


Trevor-Project-raises-12M-at-LA-gala

  Trevor Project raises $1.2M at L.A. gala

On Nov. 18, the Trevor Project—the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people—hosted its 2019 TrevorLIVE Los Angeles fundraising gala at The Beverly Hilton. The honorees included Cybill Shepherd, Hayley Kiyoko ...


CDC-releases-report-on-school-health-policies

  CDC releases report on school health policies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) released "School Health Profiles"—a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts and territories. LGBTQs composed a significant part ...


YEPP-holds-second-annual-Rise-Up-event

  YEPP holds second annual 'Rise Up' event

Youth Empowerment Performance Project ( YEPP ) held its second annual Rise Up: A Celebration of Resilience Nov. 13 at Chicago Theater Works. YEPP Board Member and Co-Chair La Tony welcomed the more than 200 people ...


Palatine-school-district-to-back-trans-access-to-restrooms-lockers

  Palatine school district to back trans access to restrooms, lockers

On Nov. 14, Palatine School District 211 voted to relax bathroom and locker room restrictions for transgender students, media outlets reported. At the public meeting, held at Fremd High School, parents and students spoke out on ...


NATIONAL-Manhattan-sculpture-Pulse-memorial-TrevorLIVE-LA-unsolved-murder

  NATIONAL Manhattan sculpture, Pulse memorial, TrevorLIVE LA, unsolved murder

A 10-foot tall sculpture dedicated to the transgender and gender nonconforming community ( TGNC ) was unveiled at Tribeca Park in Manhattan, ABC7NY.com reported. Internationally known visual artist Rubem Robierb is the creator of the sculpture ...


YEPP-fall-fundraiser-Nov-13-at-Theater-Works

  YEPP fall fundraiser Nov. 13 at Theater Works

Youth Empowerment Performance Project ( YEPP ) will hold its inaugural fall fundraiser, "Rise Up: A Celebration of Resilience" Wed., Nov. 13, 6-9 p.m., at Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W. Belmont Ave. At the event, YEPP ...


Top-worry-for-lesbian-parents-Stigmatization

  Top worry for lesbian parents? Stigmatization

New study finds lesbian parents worry about stigmatization but are proud to be role models The latest findings from the US National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study New analysis asked 131 lesbian parents to reflect on the ...


Chicagoan-helps-bring-nuances-of-foster-system-to-the-screen

  Chicagoan helps bring nuances of foster system to the screen

Chicago attorney Jay Paul Deratany, who is gay, recently penned the screenplay for a new film about the inherent dysfunction within the U.S. foster care system—a realm he knows well. "Practicing law is telling a story ...


Mayor-Lightfoot-releases-statement-on-resolution-to-CTU-negotiations

  Mayor Lightfoot releases statement on resolution to CTU negotiations

We are pleased to have reached a deal with the Chicago Teachers Union to resolve the strike, and enable our students to return to school tomorrow. This five-year overall agreement is historic. It provides significant benefits ...


Safe-Schools-Alliance-advances-PHIMC-partnership-91UPDATE93-

  Safe Schools Alliance advances PHIMC partnership [UPDATE]

Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) has been putting the finishing touches on a merger with the Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ). The Alliance has long advocated on behalf of ...


Spelman-College-creates-Chair-in-Queer-Studies-with-matching-gift-of-2M

  Spelman College creates Chair in Queer Studies with matching gift of $2M

ATLANTA, GA — OCTOBER 29, 2019 — Spelman College, the global leader in the liberal arts education of Black women, today announced the creation of a chair in Queer Studies backed by a matching gift from ...


State-teachers-hold-2019-convention

  State teachers hold 2019 convention

Coinciding with a strike involving Chicago teachers—the first since 2012—nearly 400 delegates and guests from around the state convened in Rosemont this past weekend to conduct union business at the Illinois Federation of Teachers ( IFT ...


Congress-warned-about-mental-health-challenges-experienced-by-Black-queer-youth

  Congress warned about mental health challenges experienced by Black queer youth

WASHINGTON— The National Black Justice Coalition ( NBJC ) yesterday, joined Susan Taylor, former Essence magazine editor-in-chief, and the National CARES Mentoring Movement to support a youth delegation offering testimony about the experiences of Black youth ...


BYC-closing-Oct-14-will-reopen-Oct-28-

  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 ...


Suburban-high-school-has-gay-homecoming-king

  Suburban high school has gay homecoming king

Anthony Arnori—an openly gay senior and hockey player at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois—was voted homecoming king, The Advocate reported. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, he wrote, in part, "As I ...


Law-school-honored-for-TGNC-efforts

  Law school honored for TGNC efforts

Chicago-Kent College of Law recently received the 2019 Henry J. Ramsey, Jr. Diversity Award from the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. The award—named in honor of Henry J. Ramsey Jr., who served as ...


Mayor-first-lady-launch-youth-commission

  Mayor, first lady launch youth commission

Following in the steps of cities ranging from Sioux City, Iowa, to Charleston, South Carolina, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and First Lady Amy Eshleman have launched the Mayor's Youth Commission—a group of more than 30 ...


NCAA-trans-swimmer-at-Oakton-on-Sept-24

  NCAA trans swimmer at Oakton on Sept. 24

Schuyler Bailar, the first transgender National College Athletic Association ( NCAA ) Division I men's athlete, will speak in Oakton Community College's Student Center on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 12:30-1:45 p.m. The talk will take place in ...


District-211-to-deliberate-on-crafting-transgender-locker-room-policy-

  District 211 to deliberate on crafting transgender locker room policy

Officials from Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 said Sept. 19 that they'll need more time to determine logistics of a policy that would permit transgender students to use the locker rooms corresponding to the gender with ...


Township-High-District-211-board-of-education-to-discuss-trans-students-restrooms

  Township High District 211 board of education to discuss trans students, restrooms

PALATINE, Ill. —September 19, 2019— Tonight at their September board meeting, Township High School District 211 board of education will discuss ending their current policy requiring transgender students to use privacy stalls in locker rooms at ...


Youth-auditions-for-Christmas-Carol-Sept-21

  Youth auditions for Christmas Carol Sept. 21

The Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St., is holding youth auditions for A Christmas Carol on Saturday, Sept. 21. In-person registration will be 8:30-10:30 a.m.; auditions will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth ( ages 5-17 ) ...


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  Trans athlete to headline ISU dinner Sept. 20

Swimmer Schuyler Bailar will be the speaker for Illinois State University's ( ISU's ) Housing Services LGBTQA Cultural Dinner at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, in the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal. A ...


Applications-out-for-Illinois-High-School-Musical-Theater-Awards

  Applications out for Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards

Broadway In Chicago is inviting high schools throughout the state to participate in the Ninth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m., high school educators may fill out a ...


MOMBIAN-Pushing-for-inclusivity-in-childrens-books-one-publisher-shows-how

  MOMBIAN Pushing for inclusivity in children's books, one publisher shows how

Orca Book Publishers of British Columbia, Canada, is an independent publisher with the goal of offering "reading material that represents the diversity of human experience to readers of all ages." Among other titles, they have produced ...


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  Reports: Teen to testify against Aurora church employee

A minor alleging that an Aurora area church employee solicited nude photos from them via Snap Chat and text messages will be allowed to testify against the defendant, according to reports. The Kane County Chronicle reported ...


IL-Safe-Schools-Alliance-Public-Health-Institute-of-Metropolitan-Chicago-merge-

  IL Safe Schools Alliance, Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago merge

Chicago, IL - After almost a year of integrating operations, the Boards of Directors for Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ) and Illinois Safe Schools Alliance( the Alliance ) are delighted to announce ...


Trans-ex-student-prevails-in-restroom-case

  Trans ex-student prevails in restroom case

In Virginia, U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen ruled Aug. 9 that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against former student Gavin Grimm, multiple media outlets reported. In 2015, the Gloucester County School Board's policy ...


Gov-Pritzer-signs-pro-LGBTQ-measures

  Gov. Pritzer signs pro-LGBTQ measures

On Aug. 9, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a number of measures—including at least three that are seen as specifically benefiting LGBTQ individuals. HB 246 ensures the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public schools. ...


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  LGBTQ Inclusive Curriculum Bill Approved by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker

Students in Illinois public schools will learn about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state and national history after approval today of the Inclusive Curriculum Law by Gov. Pritzker, according to Equality ...


College-student-balances-LGBTQ-activism-student-life

  College student balances LGBTQ+ activism, student life

After her semester at a new college, Zaiden Sowle knew she found what was lacking at her previous college. Before, her experience at Connecticut College—a small, liberal arts school in New London, Connecticut—was not the personal ...


Education-board-chair-on-pro-trans-executive-order-agency-plans

  Education board chair on pro-trans executive order, agency plans

By Joshua Irvine

After several years as a University of Chicago ( UChicago ) administrator, former Illinois State Board of Education official Darren Reisberg has returned to the agency as chair of the board. Reisberg entered the four-year term ...


New-artist-and-writers-group-for-LGBTQ-for-12

  New artist and writers group for LGBTQ for 12+

Chicago Community Activist Steve English and Licensed Professional Counselor Patti Ahern are joining forces to create an artist and writers group for LGBTQ and questioning adolescents aged 12 and up. The purpose of the group is ...


Teen-performer-talks-Jimmys-being-on-Broadway

  Teen performer talks Jimmys, being on Broadway

By Joshua Irvine

He was standing on an escalator in the lobby of a Times Square theater when the magnitude of what Jacob Simon was experiencing hit him. "It was surreal," Simon said. "I was, like, 'Wow, we're in ...


One-Indiana-school-refuses-to-fire-gay-teacher-for-Catholic-status-another-fires

  One Indiana school refuses to fire gay teacher for Catholic status, another fires

The Archbishop of Indianapolis asked a Jesuit school to fire a teacher who is in a same-sex marriage—but it refused to do so, CNN.com reported. And because of the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School's defiance, Archbishop Charles ...


Trevor-Project-gala-raises-more-than-2M

  Trevor Project gala raises more than $2M

On June 17, The Trevor Project hosted its 2019 TrevorLIVE New York gala at Cipriani Wall Street. With actress/comedian/writer Nicole Byer and actor/director/digital producer Eugene Lee Yang co-hosting, the event helped raise more than $2 million. ...


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  Windy City Times marks Pride Month with annual 30 Under 30 Awards

Windy City Times celebrates Pride Month with annual 30 Under 30 Awards . The ceremony takes pace Wed, June 26 at Polo Cafe and Catering, 3322 S. Morgan St. beginning with a 5:30 p.m. reception, with ...


HRC-Foundation-releases-report-on-child-welfare-agencies

  HRC Foundation releases report on child-welfare agencies

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation released "Celebrating Everyday Change-Makers in Child Welfare"—a first-of-its-kind report highlighting more than 70 child-welfare agencies across the country that partnered with the HRC Foundation's All Children-All Families ( ...


DignityUSA-reponds-to-Archbishop-denying-school-Catholic-label-

  DignityUSA reponds to Archbishop denying school "Catholic" label

Boston, MA. June 21, 2019. Leaders of DignityUSA, the world's oldest organization of Catholics supporting equality and full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex ( LGBTQI ) Catholics in the church and society, ...


Point-Foundation-announces-2019-scholarships-to-41-LGBTQ-students

  Point Foundation announces 2019 scholarships to 41 LGBTQ students

LOS ANGELES, JUNE 19, 2019 — Point Foundation ( Point ), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ( LGBTQ ) students, today announced its 2019 scholarship recipients. The students receiving ...


About-Face-Youth-Theatre-Ensemble-to-debut-20-20

  About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble to debut '20/20'

The About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the world premiere of 20/20—a dive into recent queer history devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble ( AFYT ...


30-Under-30-Awards-to-be-held-June-26

  30 Under 30 Awards to be held June 26

Windy City Times will again mark Pride Month with its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take pace Wed, June 26. As in the past few years, the event will take place at Polo ...


Teens-competing-at-Jimmy-Awards

  Teens competing at Jimmy Awards

Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards' Marguerite Reed and Jacob Simon will be among 86 students being celebrated at the 11th Annual Jimmy Awards, honoring the best performances in U.S. high school production this past year, ...


Pride-South-Side-hosts-inaugural-Pride-Fest

  Pride South Side hosts inaugural Pride Fest

Chicago, IL — The Pride South Side Organizing Committee has organized its first inaugural pride festival with activities beginning Friday, June 28 and going until Sunday, June 30, 2019, in partnership with various venues on the ...


Teens-competing-at-Jimmy-Awards

  Teens competing at Jimmy Awards

Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards' Marguerite Reed and Jacob Simon will be among 86 students being celebrated at the 11th Annual Jimmy Awards, honoring the best performances in U.S. high school production this past year, ...


About-Face-Youth-Theatre-Ensemble-celebrates-20th-anniversary-with-20-20

  About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble celebrates 20th anniversary with 20/20

CHICAGO ( June 12, 2019 ) — The About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the world premiere of 20/20, an exhilarating dive into recent queer history devised and performed by members ...


-Barrington-community-members-show-support-after-hate-crime

  Barrington community members show support after hate crime

Local politicians and Barrington residents were among those who registered support the evening of June 10 at a meeting of the Barrington village board in support of a gay student whose house had been vandalized. Police ...


Trevor-Project-survey-shows-link-between-suicide-conversion-therapy

  Trevor Project survey shows link between suicide, conversion therapy

The Trevor Project released a new survey showing that 57 percent of young people who experienced conversion therapy attempted suicide in the last year. The National Survey on LGBTQ Youth: Mental Health 2019 is consistent with ...


Student-bullied-in-Barrington-Commissioner-Morrison-responds

  Student bullied in Barrington, Commissioner Morrison responds

ELK GROVE, Ill. —June 10, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison calls on residents to support one another amidst recent bullying and harassment of an LGBTQ youth in Barrington. Commissioner Morrison said, "We must all work ...







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