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Lambda-Legal-asks-court-to-block-Trumps-HHS-anti-LGBTQ-health-care-rule

  Lambda Legal asks court to block Trump's HHS anti-LGBTQ health care rule

--From a Lambda Legal press release

( Washington, D.C., July 9, 2020 ) — Today, Lambda Legal asked a federal district court to prevent the recently published health care discrimination rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from going ...


ACTIVITIES-Rollin-on-the-river-courtesy-of-the-Chicago-Electric-Boat-Company

  ACTIVITIES Rollin' on the river, courtesy of the Chicago Electric Boat Company

Running out of ideas regarding what to do this summer? Well, it turns out there's nothing like going down the river in a boat built for two ( with social distancing ). I recently cruised down ...


Reproductive-health-of-bisexual-women-and-girls-needs-greater-attention

  Reproductive health of bisexual women and girls needs greater attention

--From a Williams Institute press release

Over 48 million people of reproductive age assigned female sex at birth currently use contraceptives, including up to 3.9 million cisgender sexual minority women and transgender adults, according to new analyses by the Williams Institute at ...


Supreme-Court-on-religious-employers-contraceptive-coverage-under-ACA-NCLR-responds

  Supreme Court on religious employers, contraceptive coverage under ACA, NCLR responds

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — The Supreme Court issued two important decisions today that significantly change the relationship between freedom of religion and anti-discrimination protections. In Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, the Court ruled 7 to ...


United-Nations-call-for-a-global-ban-on-conversion-therapy-Born-Perfect-comments-

  United Nations call for a global ban on conversion therapy, Born Perfect comments

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — Today, the United Nations' Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity called for a global ban on the practices of so-called "conversion therapy," stating that ...


NATIONAL-Brayla-Stone-anti-LGBTQ-attacks-Virginia-Values-Act-Fire-Island

  NATIONAL Brayla Stone, anti-LGBTQ attacks, Virginia Values Act, Fire Island

Brayla Stone, a 17-year-old Black trans girl, was murdered in Sherwood, Arkansas, near Little Rock on June 25, a National Black Justice Coalition ( NBJC ) press release noted. Her killer has yet to be identified ...


COVID-19-Replay-closes-July-5-6-after-employee-tests-positive-

  COVID-19 Replay closes July 5-6 after employee tests positive

The restaurant Replay Andersonville, 5358 N. Clark St., is closing July 5-6 after owner Mark Liberson posted on Facebook that an employee tested positive for COVID-19. On July 5, Liberson posted, "While this post is not ...


Morrison-and-Preckwinkle-host-online-LGBTQ-health-forum

  Morrison and Preckwinkle host online LGBTQ health forum

Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison and Board President Toni Preckwinkle were joined by advocates from three local organizations for a conversation about LGBTQ health inequities on June 25. LGBTQ Americans have long faced numerous challenges in ...


Last-call-for-Little-Jims

  Last call for Little Jim's

Longtime Lake View tavern Little Jim's shut its doors July 2. Billing itself as "the original hookup bar," Jim Gates opened Little Jim's in 1975, and it was one of the first gay bars in the ...


-COVID-19-Survivor-doctor-denied-as-a-blood-donor-because-of-his-sexual-orientation

  COVID-19 Survivor doctor denied as a blood donor because of his sexual orientation

Dr. Dillon Barron, MD, is in the business of saving lives. At Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, he as an emergency medicine doctor and most recently he and his partner, Eric Seelbach, tried to donate blood, ...


Cook-County-Circuit-Court-resuming-in-person-hearings-July-6-

  Cook County Circuit Court resuming in-person hearings July 6

Starting on Monday, July 6, the Circuit Court of Cook County will resume in-person court proceedings, with the exception of jury trials. However, the circuit court will continue to hold hearings by videoconference whenever it is ...


Pro-LGBTQ-groups-respond-to-SCOTUS-ruling-on-Louisiana-abortion-law-

  Pro-LGBTQ groups respond to SCOTUS ruling on Louisiana abortion law

On June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled five to four (with Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberal contingent) to block a controversial Louisiana abortion law in the case June Medical Services v. ...


SciLine-hosts-intersectional-briefing-regarding-LGBTQ-Black-communities

  SciLine hosts intersectional briefing regarding LGBTQ+, Black communities

On June 25, SciLine held a media briefing discussing mental health in LGBTQ+ and Black communities. Yale School of Medicine's Dr. John Pachankis and Tufts University's Dr. Madina Agenor were panelists who contributed to the conversation ...


COVID-19-pandemic-focus-of-Latinx-Pride-virtual-community-chat

  COVID-19 pandemic focus of Latinx Pride virtual community chat

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of the first in a series of Association of Latinx Motivating Action ( ALMA ) "Latinx Pride: Integrating Past & Present Lessons to Move Forward" community chats in partnership ...


LETTER-The-US-Census-important-to-LGBTQ-community-political-economic-power-

  LETTER: The U.S. Census important to LGBTQ community political, economic power

We've all seen the messaging about the Census and many of us might just wonder whether completing it truly makes a difference. As a director on the board for a social services agency that serves undercounted ...


ACTIVATE-CHI-march-and-rally-cancelled-Pride-Without-Prejudice-Reclaim-Pride-march-still-taking-place

  ACTIVATE:CHI march and rally cancelled; Pride Without Prejudice/Reclaim Pride march still taking place

A seven-mile march that one local group said would center the voices of Black trans community members on Sunday, June 28 has been cancelled after organizers were called out for not sufficiently involving actual stakeholders in ...


Howard-Brown-names-new-VP-for-human-resources-diversity-and-inclusion-

  Howard Brown names new VP for human resources, diversity and inclusion

Howard Brown Health announced the appointment of Paul Rauseo, MBA, as vice president of human resources, diversity and inclusion. Rauseo will lead the organization's human resources department that supports recruitment, retention, and leadership development for Howard ...


Howard-Brown-reveals-1M-gift-to-start-fund-

  Howard Brown reveals $1M gift to start fund

Howard Brown Health announced a $1 million gift from George and Juanita Shapen to establish the Gregory Shapen Public Health Fellowship Endowment Fund. The largest private gift Howard Brown has received in its 46-year history, the ...


Global-divide-on-homosexuality-persists-but-acceptance-has-grown-over-two-decades-

  Global divide on homosexuality persists but acceptance has grown over two decades

WASHINGTON, D.C. ( June 25, 2020 ) — Despite major changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBT people around the world, a new Pew Research Center report ...


BOOKS-Skokie-native-writes-about-creating-an-LGBTQ-family

  BOOKS Skokie native writes about creating an LGBTQ family

Steve Disselhorst dreamed of being a parent since he was a kid growing up in Skokie. On June 16, his first book, Determined To Be Dad, was released, and it details his journey to fulfill that ...


Illinois-LGBTQ-cabinet-members-discuss-equality-coronavirus

  Illinois' LGBTQ cabinet members discuss equality, coronavirus

Among those conte=nding with coronavirus preparedness, not to mention the effects from the resulting shutdowns, were numerous state government officials. They were tasked with keeping the machinery of government operating, and making sure residents received essential ...


Local-transgender-man-on-being-affected-by-healthcare-rollback

  Local transgender man on being affected by healthcare rollback

Oli Rodriguez is a transgender man who hopes to carry a child and become a father in the near future. Following news that President Donald Trump rolled back protections inscribed in the Affordable Care Act, however, ...


Lighthouse-Foundation-event-explores-racisms-origins-for-white-allies-

  Lighthouse Foundation event explores racism's origins for white allies

Lighthouse Foundation presented an online forum June 20 focusing on how white allies in the LGBT community can best focus their energies in struggles against racial inequities. Lighthouse Foundation, which is associated with Lighthouse Community Church ...


PFLAG-National-Wear-Your-Voice-elevate-voices-of-LGBTQ-Black-Indigenous-People-of-Color

  PFLAG National, Wear Your Voice elevate voices of LGBTQ+ Black, Indigenous, People of Color

WASHINGTON ( June 23, 2020 ) — This month, as the media turns its lens to the dangers faced by marginalized people, specifically Black people and Black LGBTQ+ folks, PFLAG National and Wear Your Voice launch ...


WORLD-Israel-news-Egyptian-activist-dies-Spanish-singer-comes-out

  WORLD Israel news, Egyptian activist dies, Spanish singer comes out

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers behind the four largest pride parades in Israel—Haifa, Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva and Tel Aviv-Yafo—jointly decided to postpone their prospective parades, hoping they will be able to take place later ...


Morrison-Preckwinkle-hosting-Pride-talk-on-health-equity

  Morrison, Preckwinkle hosting Pride talk on health equity

Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will host a live Pride virtual discussion on health equity on Wednesday, June 24, at 1 p.m. They will be joined by community ...


Equality-Illinois-hosts-statewide-Pride-Month-virtual-event

  Equality Illinois hosts statewide Pride Month virtual event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Equality Illinois held a "Can't Stop Our Pride: One Day, One Illinois" afternoon-long virtual Pride month event June 20. Equality Illinois Institute Board Chair Butch Trusty and Miss Trans Illinois ...


LGBTQ-aspect-of-state-aging-act-taking-effect-July-1

  LGBTQ aspect of state aging act taking effect July 1

An amendment of the Illinois Act on the Aging that protects the needs of LGBTQ older adults and people living with HIV will take effect Wed., July 1. Gov. JB Pritzker signed the measure last August. ...


Quigley-calls-for-HUD-secretary-to-resign

  Quigley calls for HUD secretary to resign

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter calling for the resignation of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson and lambasting his department's years long campaign of discrimination against LGBTQ people. Recently, media ...


Lighthouse-offers-June-20-anti-racism-training-for-allies

  Lighthouse offers June 20 anti-racism training for allies

Lighthouse Foundation, a social-justice advocacy centering its work on LGBT persons of color, will offer an online training June 20 aimed at white people wishing to have meaningful participation in the movement for racial justice coming ...


Millennium-Park-to-cautiously-reopen-

  Millennium Park to cautiously reopen

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ( DCASE ) announced that Chicago's most-visited attraction, Millennium Park, will begin cautiously reopening on Monday, June 15, with safeguards and best practices ...


LGBs-who-have-undergone-conversion-therapy-more-likely-to-attempt-suicide

  LGBs who have undergone conversion therapy more likely to attempt suicide

A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that non-transgender LGB people who experienced conversion therapy were almost twice as likely to think about suicide and to attempt suicide compared to ...


Drag-activists-align-with-Black-Lives-Matter-in-Boystown-protest

  Drag activists align with Black Lives Matter in Boystown protest

"Make no mistake, the is not a f***king parade."—Rally organizer Jo MaMa at the start of the Drag March for Change Rally On June 14, a coalition of local drag performers and LGBTQ activists led a ...


Dine-Out-on-Broadway-June-12-14-19-21

  'Dine Out on Broadway' June 12-14, 19-21

Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce announced "Dine Out on Broadway," one of Chicago's first street closures open for outdoor dining and is part of Mayor Lori Lightfoot's "Make Way for Dining" pilot program. Thirty restaurants and ...


Fund-established-to-help-locals-excluded-from-federal-stimulus-aid

  Fund established to help locals excluded from federal stimulus aid

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, The Resurrection Project and Open Society Foundations announced the "Chicago Resiliency Fund"—an up-to-$5 million cash assistance program to support the more than 300,000 Chicago residents who were excluded from federal stimulus aid ...


Planned-Parenthood-reopening-most-centers-June-15

  Planned Parenthood reopening most centers June 15

On Monday, June 15, Planned Parenthood of Illinois ( PPIL ) is reopening most of its health centers statewide, after temporarily consolidating services to six centers in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The nine ...


Trump-administration-removes-ACA-healthcare-protections-for-transgender-people

  Trump administration removes ACA healthcare protections for transgender people

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced June 12 that it was rolling back health protections for transgender Americans that had previously been inscribed in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rollback creates numerous ...


Lawrence-Hall-recognized-by-Human-Rights-Campaign-Foundation-for-LGBTQ-inclusion-

  Lawrence Hall recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation for LGBTQ-inclusion

CHICAGO — Today, Lawrence Hall, a nonprofit organization focusing on trauma-informed healing and resilience building in youth, families, and communities in the Chicago area, proudly announced that it is being recognized in Change-Makers in Child Welfare ...


Chicago-Pride-Parade-2020-goes-from-postponed-to-officially-cancelled

  Chicago Pride Parade 2020 goes from postponed to officially cancelled

Statement by Tim Frye, 2020 Chicago Pride Parade Coordinator: Today we are officially cancelling the Chicago Pride Parade for 2020. We do this with total understanding and agreement that no other decision was possible. The health ...


Transgender-advocates-outline-challenges-during-pandemic

  Transgender advocates outline challenges during pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic will likely intensify challenges experienced by transgender Americans, especially transgender persons of color, according to local advocates. In a May 29 forum presented by Chicago House and Social Service Agency, transgender activists and ...


Lollapalooza-Taste-of-Chicago-among-new-or-reimagined-events-

  Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago among new or reimagined events

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ( DCASE ) announced a slate of new and reimagined summer events including at-home dance parties, drive-in movies, virtual concerts and community meals ...


Federal-Court-IL-prisons-violated-rights-of-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-prisoners

  Federal Court: IL prisons violated rights of deaf and hard of hearing prisoners

Chicago ( June 9, 2020 ) — A federal judge has ruled that the Illinois Department of Corrections ( IDOC ) violated the settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit requiring effective communication for deaf and ...


Study-says-LGBT-emotional-well-being-improved-post-marriage-equality-ruling

  Study says LGBT emotional well-being improved post marriage equality ruling

A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which extended marriage equality nationwide in June 2015, had a positive impact on ...


Kinsey-Institute-Trevor-Project-collaborate-on-LGBTQ-mental-health-

  Kinsey Institute, Trevor Project collaborate on LGBTQ mental health

The critical need for research on LGBTQ youth mental health and suicide prevention—made even more critical by the COVID-19 pandemic—has led to a new partnership between the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University and The Trevor Project, ...


Lightfoot-announces-reopening-guidelines-for-places-of-worship

  Lightfoot announces reopening guidelines for places of worship

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) announced guidelines for organizations to hold in-person religious services. The "Be Safe. Places of Worship" guidelines come as the city moves into ...


CPD-officer-being-investigated-for-homophobic-slur

  CPD officer being investigated for homophobic slur

Chicago police are investigating an officer who was recorded on cellphone video using a homophobic slur during downtown protests following the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. In the video, the officer ...


Andersonville-Farmers-Market-online-ordering-starts-today-for-pickup-June-10

  Andersonville Farmers Market online ordering starts today for pickup June 10

The Andersonville Farmers Market ( AFM ) will officially open its 11th season Wed., June 10, for shopper pick-up at 3-7 p.m. on Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Avenue. The market has moved locations ...


Lightfoot-partners-launch-Together-Now-to-rebuild-neighborhoods

  Lightfoot, partners launch 'Together Now' to rebuild neighborhoods

On June 5, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined Chicago Community Trust President & CEO Dr. Helene Gayle and local partners to announce the launch of Together Now: Chicago's Fund to Rebuild Our Neighborhoods. In collaboration with ...


CMSA-refusing-donations-from-Spyners-after-racist-message-

  CMSA refusing donations from Spyners after racist message

Two days after the owner/general manager of Lincoln Square spot Spyners received major pushback on social media for what many said was a racist message, a local LGBTQ sports organization condemned the post—and said it will ...


Cook-County-Commissioner-Morrison-to-hold-Virtual-Town-Hall-recognizing-Pride-Month

  Cook County Commissioner Morrison to hold Virtual Town Hall recognizing Pride Month

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. —June 3, 2020—In honor of Pride Month, Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host a live Pride Virtual Town Hall on Friday at 11:00 a.m. For everyone's safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, many ...


Brave-Space-Alliance-The-rebellion-must-be-for-all-of-us

  Brave Space Alliance: The rebellion must be for all of us

These are momentous times for our people, our movement, and our collective liberation. Yesterday, on June 2nd, there were rebellions against policing and the state in all 50 states, and most major cities around the country. ...


Center-on-Halsted-boarded-after-anti-LGBT-threats

  Center on Halsted boarded after anti-LGBT threats

Center on Halsted was boarded May 31 after receiving anti-LGBT threats, organization officials said. Center CEO Modesto Tico Valle announced the development on social media on June 2. He said that the threats were from anti-LGBT ...


Planned-Parenthood-Illinois-Action-launches-series-on-2020-election

  Planned Parenthood Illinois Action launches series on 2020 election

CHICAGO—Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) is launching a series of virtual panel discussions focused on the 2020 election. The first panel in the 2020 Election Issues Forum series is titled "Black Women's Vote, Power & Accountability" ...


Chicago-Aldermanic-Black-Caucus-issues-statement-on-looting-civil-unrest

  Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus issues statement on looting, civil unrest

June 3, 2020 ( Chicago, Il. ) After a weekend during which lives and property were lost throughout the city's west and south sides, the Chicago Aldermanic Caucus issued the following statement: "The Chicago Aldermanic Black ...


US-Rep-Quigley-part-of-blood-donation-resolution

  U.S. Rep. Quigley part of blood-donation resolution

U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley ( D-Illinois ), Adam Schiff ( D-New York ), Carolyn Maloney ( D-New York ), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ( D-New York ), Chris Pappas ( D-New Hampshire ), Barbara Lee ( D-New York ...


Quigley-highlights-need-for-nondiscriminatory-blood-donation-guidelines

  Quigley highlights need for nondiscriminatory blood donation guidelines

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley ( D-IL ), Adam Schiff ( D-CA ), Carolyn Maloney ( D-NY ), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ( D-NY ), Chris Pappas ( D-NH ), Barbara Lee ( D-CA ), Deb ...


North-Side-protest-draws-thousands

  North Side protest draws thousands

Thousands of Chicagoans gathered on the North Side in the late afternoon of June 1 for a demonstration in response to the killing of George Floyd the previous week. The event was also a response to ...


ABC-7-Celebrates-Pride-Fun-and-Fabulous-to-run-June-28

  'ABC 7 Celebrates Pride: Fun and Fabulous' to run June 28

Although the Chicago Pride Parade will not take place this year, the celebration of the LGBTQ+ community will continue on ABC 7 during an hour of musical performances, tributes, highlights of past parades and celebrity appearances. ...


Equality-Illinois-to-air-statewide-Pride-broadcast

  Equality Illinois to air statewide Pride broadcast

For the first time in Illinois history, LGBTQ people everywhere in the state can celebrate Pride together during a statewide Pride celebration broadcast organized by Equality Illinois on June 13. Hoping to gather and engage thousands ...


Democratic-National-Committee-releases-Pride-Month-statement-

  Democratic National Committee releases Pride Month statement

Democratic National Committee ( DNC ) Chair Tom Perez, LGBTQ Caucus Chair Earl Fowlkes, Treasurer Bill Derrough and Secretary Jason Rae released the following joint statement on the start of Pride Month: "This year's LGBTQ Pride ...


COVID-19-Commissioner-holds-virtual-panel-on-supporting-abuse-survivors

  COVID-19 Commissioner holds virtual panel on supporting abuse survivors

Due to the significant increase in calls to the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison ( 15th district ) hosted a virtual panel May 29 focused on supporting ...


Pritzker-activates-National-Guard-at-Chicagos-request-

  Pritzker activates National Guard at Chicago's request

In response to a City of Chicago request, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard soldiers for state active duty to assist the Chicago Police Department in protecting the city and its residents. The ...


Latino-coalition-calls-for-health-protections-for-communities-of-color

  Latino coalition calls for health protections for communities of color

Chicago, IL — As Illinois prepares to move into Phase 3 of its reopening plan, too many glaring health and economic disparities remain unaddressed for the state's communities of color. The Illinois Latino COVID-19 Initiative calls ...


Jeff-Awards-Nominee-Night-cabaret-concert-online-June-1

  Jeff Awards Nominee Night cabaret concert online June 1

The Non-Equity Jeff Awards Nominee Night concert, a version of the annual event at Sidetrack to showcase Jeff Award nominees, will be broadcast without charge Monday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VZs3TQGefc . The annual ...


Lightfoot-announces-Open-Streets-plan-

  Lightfoot announces 'Open Streets' plan

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined commissioners Gia Biagi and Rosa Escareno from the Chicago Departments of Transportation ( CDOT ) and Business Affairs and Consumer Protection ( BACP ) to announce Chicago's 'Our Streets' plan to ...


Chicago-House-to-present-Impact-of-COVID-19-on-trans-communities-May-29

  Chicago House to present Impact of COVID-19 on trans communities May 29

CHICAGO, IL — Transgender people, who traditionally experience barriers accessing safe and affirming health care and having their concerns listened to and understood, are facing new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address the specific ...


Lightfoot-CPDH-Chicago-will-open-cautiously-June-3-

  Lightfoot, CPDH: Chicago will open cautiously June 3

On May 28, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) announced that Chicago is on track to transition to phase three of the "Protecting Chicago" framework and will begin ...


COVID-19-LGBT-nursing-personnel-discuss-pandemic-experiences

  COVID-19 LGBT nursing personnel discuss pandemic experiences

Thousands of healthcare professionals in Chicago, many of them members of the city's LGBT community, have been thrown into the frontlines of America's struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Tony Amberg, a psychiatric nurse ...


Planning-your-legacy-VA-benefits-for-LGBTQ-veterans-and-servicemembers

  Planning your legacy: VA benefits for LGBTQ veterans and servicemembers

Dear community: The Department of Veterans Affairs ( VA ) stands strong in supporting our LGBTQ servicemembers and veterans. As members of the LGBTQ community, we understand you may face many challenges. The last thing you ...


COVID-19-Preckwinkle-vetoes-release-of-patient-addresses

  COVID-19 Preckwinkle vetoes release of patient addresses

In a rare move, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle exercised her veto power—in this instance, to overrule county board commissioners who voted, by a narrow margin, to release the addresses of confirmed COVID-19 patients to ...


UChicago-research-shows-uninsured-undocumented-undertested-for-COVID-19

  UChicago research shows uninsured, undocumented undertested for COVID-19

CHICAGO — As Illinois seeks to reduce COVID-19 positivity rates as part of Governor Pritzker's Restore Illinois recovery plan, new research by the UChicago Poverty Lab finds that communities with high shares of residents who are ...


Summer-weather-draws-crowds-and-criticism-to-Andersonville

  Summer weather draws crowds, and criticism, to Andersonville

Numerous Chicagoans emerged from isolation over Memorial Day weekend looking to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. Many residents and visitors in Andersonville reportedly did not practice social-distancing guidelines, eschewing recommendations for both face coverings and ...


Lambda-Legal-holding-HIV-COVID-19-event-June-4-

  Lambda Legal holding HIV/COVID-19 event June 4

Lambda Legal will hold a virtual town hall, "HIV and COVID-19 in Illinois: Ensuring State Responses Protect Everyone Living with HIV," on Thursday, June 4, 2-3 p.m. CT. Lambda Legal Counsel and HIV Project Director Scott ...


COVID-19-Lightfoot-CDPH-bolster-contact-tracing-efforts

  COVID-19 Lightfoot, CDPH bolster contact-tracing efforts

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, alongside the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ), announced, on May 26, a plan to expand contact tracing for COVID-19 cases at the community level. Since the beginning of the ...


Global-panel-looks-at-impact-of-COVID-19-on-LGBTQI-people

  Global panel looks at impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQI people

Following the release of OutRight Action International's report "Vulnerability Amplified: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on LGBTIQ People," the United Nations ( UN ) LGBTI Core Group hosted a virtual panel "The Impact of COVID-19 ...







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