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DAILY BREAKING
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 ...
CNN LGBT-specific Town Hall filled with unexpected drama - The bar had been set pretty high for CNN's Oct. 10 town hall on LGBT issues for Democratic presidential candidates. ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Gay Fox anchor steps away from network - In a sudden move on Oct. 11, Shepard Smith said that after more than two decades at Fox News, he ...
Presidential candidates unveil LGBTQ+ platforms - A few of the Democratic presidential candidates—U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, as well as openly gay South Bend, ...
Buttigieg announces plan to secure equality for LGBTQs - SOUTH BEND, IN — Today, Pete Buttigieg released his plan 'Becoming Whole: A New Era for LGBTQ+ Americans,' a comprehensive ...

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Buttigieg announces plan to secure equality for LGBTQs - SOUTH BEND, IN — Today, Pete Buttigieg released his plan 'Becoming Whole: A New Era for LGBTQ+ Americans,' a comprehensive ...
Victory Fund: Buttigieg's LGBTQ policy "comprehensive, inclusive, ambitious" - Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund — the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office ...
New report details network of organizations working against LGBT rights - ( Washington, DC ) Today, Accountable for Equality released a new report that outlines the vast and broad network of ...
Chicago Architecture Center plans programs for Open House Chicago - CHICAGO ( October 8, 2019 ) — The Chicago Architecture Center ( CAC ) today released the list of special ...
Public poster series promotes healthy futures for LGBTQ and gender diverse youth - San Francisco, CA, October 11, 2019 — High levels of risk for LGBTQ adolescents for suicide, substance abuse, depression and ...
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 ...
Presidential candidates unveil LGBTQ+ platforms - A few of the Democratic presidential candidates—U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, as well as openly gay South Bend, ...
Gay Fox anchor steps away from network - In a sudden move on Oct. 11, Shepard Smith said that after more than two decades at Fox News, he ...
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. ...
CNN LGBT-specific Town Hall filled with unexpected drama - The bar had been set pretty high for CNN's Oct. 10 town hall on LGBT issues for Democratic presidential candidates. ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
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 ...
Gerber/Hart opens lesbian history exhibit - Gerber/Hart History & Archives launched a new exhibit, "Lavender Women & Killer Dykes: Lesbians, Feminism & Community in Chicago," with ...
Author: Matt Simonette
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. ...
Author: Matt Simonette
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 ...
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. ...
WORLD Brazilian LGBT figures, 'Kill the Gays' bill, singer Hozier - The European Parliament announced the finalists for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought—and, for the first time in its ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NATIONAL Hillary and Chelsea disagree, coming-out study, Julian Castro - Hillary and Chelsea Clinton seemingly had a recent disagreement about transgender identity, The New York Post noted. In an interview ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
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, ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
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, ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
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 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Supreme Court analysis: Probabilities in the Title VII rulings - U.S. Supreme Court observers are more reluctant than usual to try and predict how the court might come down on ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
The woman who beat HIV - Leading HIV researchers have come to believe that at least one person has found a way to naturally rid their ...
Author: Bob Roehr
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 ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
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 ...

Entertainment
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, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
THEATER REVIEW A Doll's House - Playwright: Henrick Ibsen ( adapted by Sandra Delgado and Michael Halberstam ) At: Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe. Tickets: ...
Author: Karen Topham
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 ...
Author: Sean Margaret Wagner
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
SHOWBIZ 'Transparent,' Tyler Perry, 'Drag Race,' singer Halsey - The soundtrack to Amazon Prime Video's The Transparent Musicale Finale—the movie musical fantasia of Jill Soloway's series Transparent—is available for ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - "There is no right or wrong way to be gay, to be queer, to be trans, and I hope that ...
Author: Billy Masters
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 ...
Author: MacKenzie Murtaugh
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 ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
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, ...
Author: Sarah Toce
'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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
CRITICS'PICKS - Be Here Now, Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit, through Oct. 19. By rejecting romcom clichés, Deborah Zoe Laufer's mostly ...
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: ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
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: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Back in the Day - Playwright: Miranda GonzÃílez At: UrbanTheater Company, 2620 W. Division St. Tickets: $15-30; clata.org/destinos-backintheday. Runs through: Nov. 2 Immersive theater is ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen

Outlines
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
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 ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Angry Black Hoemo talks race, LGBTQs and sex positivity - Some queer people who have spent time on Twitter have probably discovered the name "Angry Black Hoemo" on their timelines. ...
Author: Julia Hale
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 ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times


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