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  MOVIES Classic lesbian film stages re-'Bound,'and the stars weigh in

The popular 1996 film Bound is a lesbian centered crime thriller written and directed by the Wachowskis in their feature film debut. Jennifer Tilly plays Violet who is a relationship with a member of the mafia ...


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  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 ...


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  MOMBIAN Passover Questions for LGBTQ Families

Passover begins the evening of April 19, and although I'm somewhat casual in my observance, I love that the holiday, which commemorates Jewish people's journey out of slavery in Egypt, has become a time for reflection ...


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  Morrison and Lightfoot appear at Chamber of Commerce event

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot was among those taking part in the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois' April 9 Keynote Breakfast at the Drake Hotel downtown. Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison gave the keynote address at the ...


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  New alderperson Maria Hadden weds

Newly elected Chicago Ald. Maria Hadden wed partner Natalia Vera on March 18. Hadden told Windy City Times that the ceremony took place "on our eighth anniversary in a private ceremony. We are so excited to ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 LGBT aldermanic races mostly tight

The LGBT members of the Chicago City Council who were in the April 2 runoffs were involved in some very tight races, as opposed to Lori Lightfoot's historic win. ( Lightfoot actually carried every ward in ...


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  LGBTs discuss Lightfoot victory, future

Lori Lightfoot scored a significant mayoral victory in Chicago on April 2—becoming the first African-American woman and first openly LGBT individual to be elected to the post. Windy City Times asked various people about this achievement, ...


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  Political experts weigh in on Lori Lightfoot's road ahead

As Chicago moves ahead after a tumultuous municipal election season, it now falls on Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot to prepare for an administration that is responsive to the needs of all the city's residents before she is ...


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  Evette Cardona honored by arts alliance, National Museum of Mexican Art

Lesbian activist and Polk Bros. Foundation Vice President of Programs Evette Cardona was recently honored by two Latinx arts organizations. She was one of three individuals who received the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance's second Felisa Rincon ...


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  Rhodes-Conway to become Madison's first queer mayor

Satya Rhodes-Conway, who is queer, won the Madison, Wisconsin, mayoral race in a landslide victory April 2, capturing some 62 percent of the vote against incumbent opponent Mayor Paul Soglin, who won 38 percent. In her ...


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  Lightfoot to be Chicago's first openly LGBTQ, Black female mayor, groups comment

Equality Illinois Celebrates Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot win Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer ( LGBTQ ) people, released the following statement following results ...


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  Lesbian mayoral candidates win big, 2019 to be Year of the Lesbian Mayor

Washington, DC — Lesbian mayoral candidates won big victories tonight in Chicago, Kansas City and Madison — raising the possibility that the number of lesbian mayors elected to major American cities could triple in 2019. Lori ...


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  Lightfoot wins in runoff landslide, talks next steps

Attorney and former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot handily won the Chicago's mayor's office on April 2. Lightfoot becomes not only the first Black female mayor in the city's history, but its first openly lesbian mayor as ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 RUNOFFS. LGBT candidates in tight aldermanic races (UPDATE)

The LGBT members of the Chicago City Council who were in the April 2 runoffs were involved in some very tight races, as opposed to Lori Lightfoot's historic win. ( Lightfoot actually carried every ward in ...


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  2019 National Women's Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Seneca Falls, NY: - In celebration of the 100th year anniversary of Women's Right to Vote in NY, The National Women's Hall of Fame will host a weekend celebrating the achievements of American Women in the ...


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  10 Questions with Vic Featuring Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge is on top of the world. Her highly anticipated album The Medicine Show drops on April 12, she goes on tour at the end of March, and her namesake cruise takes off on March ...


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  Historic moments in LGBTQ elected history in the Chicago area, a timeline

More than 100 openly LGBTQ people have run for office to major posts in Illinois, from judicial seats to city councils and county, state and federal offices. While those efforts started decades ago, the onset of ...


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  Women & Children First marks 40 years with 20 best-sellers

Turning the page, Women and Children First ( W&CF )began its 40th anniversary programming with a panel discussion on March 24. People gathered into the store to see the panel, which featured W&CF co-founders Ann Christophersen ...


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  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 ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 Lori Lightfoot on her runoff campaign

Attorney Lori Lightfoot, who is openly lesbian, finished ahead of multiple contenders vying for the Chicago's mayor's post on Feb. 26. Since then, Lightfoot has been been locked in fierce opposition with Cook County Board President ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 Guide to the LGBTs

This year's mayoral/aldermanic elections featured a record number of openly LGBT candidates thorughout Illinois. From those races, several of those individuals are vying for various political offices in the April 2 runoff elections. Listed alphabetically, they ...


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  AFC hosts 'Take My Hand' at summit

On March 15, ViiV Healthcare hosted a performance of "Take My Hand" as part of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago's ( AFC's ) Women's Connection Summit. According to Cynthia Tucker, vice president of prevention and community ...


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  SHOWBIZ Kristin Chenoweth, Lee Daniels, 'Tales of the City,' Janelle Monae

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus announced that Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the Vanguard Award, and that Olympic figure-skating medalist Adam Rippon will receive the Trailblazer Award at the annual ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 Deb Mell on runoff, 33rd Ward, mayoral endorsement

Ald. Deb Mell ( D-33rd Ward ) is among those fighting for their political lives in the April 2 runoff elections in Chicago. Talking with Windy City Times, she discussed the upcoming election as well as ...


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  Alderman Deb Mell endorses Lori Lightfoot in mayoral race

CHICAGO - Chicago City Alderman Deb Mell has announced her endorsement of Lori Lightfoot to become Chicago's next mayor. "Lori will bring a unique perspective to the role of Mayor, and I am excited for this ...


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  HRC Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor of Chicago

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization — announced its endorsement of Lori Lightfoot for mayor of ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 Lake View couple host Lightfoot event

In Chicago's Lake View neighborhood, Brad Lippitz and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer recently hosted an event featuring lesbian mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot. Politico noted that many big names in the LGBTQA community were present, including Victory Fund ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 Queer Black activists confront Lightfoot (UPDATE)

An organization called #StopLightfoot confronted/protested Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot at a March 23 event at the iconic Black LGBT nightspot Jeffery Pub, 7041 S. Jeffery Ave. Attendee and Equality Illinois Director of Civic Engagement Anthony ...


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  Study find young adults with lesbian parents more likely to report same-sex attraction

In the latest findings from the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study, a new analysis finds that the 25-year-old children of lesbian parents are more likely than their peers to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity ...


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  Anti-gay fliers criticizing Lightfoot distributed near churches

Fliers decrying lesbian mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot appeared at a number of churches with predominantly Black congregations the morning of Feb. 17. The anonymous fliers implied that Lightfoot would buy into a number of pro-LGBT agenda ...


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  PASSAGES Filmmaker Barbara Hammer dies at 79

Pioneering experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer—whose works involved a distinctive lesbian perspective—has died of ovarian cancer, ARTNews reported. She was 79. Hammer's breakthrough film, Dyketactics ( 1974 ), features more than 100 shots in just over four ...


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  Homophobic attack targets Lori Lightfoot in Chicago mayoral race

Washington, DC — Homophobic fliers targeting openly lesbian Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot were distributed on cars in key neighborhoods of the city this weekend — just two weeks before the runoff election. The flier features ...


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  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 ...


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  Women In Comedy to host "A Love Letter to Myself, A Chicago Variety Show"

Chicago, Illinois — On Monday March 25, Women in Comedy hosts "A Love Letter to Myself" from 6 to 9 p.m. at Revolution Brewery. "A Love Letter To Myself" honors the journey of a woman's quest ...


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  PASSAGES Longtime non-profit advocate Vicky DiProva dies

Victoria "Vicky" DiProva died Feb. 12 due to multiple health complications. She was 54. She was born May 18, 1964, in Elgin and lived in Chicago her entire adult life. DiProva graduated from the University of ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019 Lightfoot questions Preckwinkle's comment about lesbianism

During a March 7 debate between mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, Preckwinkle lauded Lightfoot's openness about her sexuality when moderator Carol Marin asked each candidate what she admired about the other, The Chicago Tribune ...


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  Crossroads Fund ED stepping down

Jeanne Kracher—the openly lesbian head of the local nonprofit organization Crossroads Fund—will step down from her post at the end of June, according to an organizational press release. Kracher joined as executive director in 2000. During ...


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  Lambda Legal Mourns Death of Kansas LGBTQ Leader Stephanie Mott, Honors Legacy

( New York, NY - March 5, 2019 ) — After the passing of LGBTQ leader and trailblazer Stephanie Mott, former chair of Equality Kansas and founder of Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project ( K-STEP ), ...


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  Basta part of Pritzker staff as director of aging department

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that Paula Basta—currently director of senior services and health initiatives at the Chicago Housing Authority—will head the Department on Aging, The State Journal-Register noted. Basta came to the Chicago Housing Authority ...


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  Lesbian spoken word artist Staceyann Chin in Evanston March 7

Lesbian spoken word artist Staceyann Chin will be in town March 7 for a rare performance. Chin is a Jamaican-born lesbian poet, writer, political activist, performance artist, & Mother to 7 year old Zuri. On Thursday, ...


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  Bishop Phyllis V. Pennese on leadership, 15-year anniversary

Bishop Phyllis V. Pennese, 61, recently celebrated her 15th anniversary as a minister at the church she founded in 2003, Pillar of Love Fellowship United Church of Christ ( UCC ). "This has been a difficult ...


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  WORLD Deportation, Kenya delay, lesbian prime minister

A gay man is facing deportation from the United Kingdom back to Malaysia, where consensual same-sex activity is punishable by up to 14 years in prison, NewNowNext.com noted. The government does not believe Yew Fook Sam, ...


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  Headed toward history, as Lightfoot, Preckwinkle will battle in mayoral runoff

Chicagoan Lori Lightfoot, the first Black lesbian mayoral candidate in the city's history, won the Feb. 26 general election. She had won about 17.69 percent of the vote as of 10:30 p.m. in an incredibly crowded ...


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  MUSIC Artemis Singers chorus celebrates inspiring women

In honor of herstory, Artemis Signers begins Women's History Month with a concert Sunday, March 3, at the Irish American Heritage Center titled "Sheroes: Women Who Inspire Us." Founded in 1980, Artemis Singers is a Chicago-based ...


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  TV. Nafessa Williams breaks barriers as Black lesbian superhero

When Nafessa Williams' agent set her up to audition for the new CW network show Black Lightning, she had no idea who Black Lightning was, or even that it was going to be s superhero show—much ...


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  'LGBTQ Motherhood Tales' in March-April

"Stories in the Spotlight: LGBTQ Motherhood Tales"—a free workshop/performance series at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., room 204—will take place on Mondays at 7-8:30 p.m. on March 4-April 8. The performances ( five-to-10-minute stories ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL Wasted years

Donna Festa is a 54-year-old white woman. The corporation that owned her plant shut it down. Bam, just like that. She'd worked there for 22 years. Before that, she'd been with the same company since graduating ...


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  Navratilova dropped for anti-trans op-ed

Pro-LGBTQ organization Athlete Ally has dropped lesbian tennis icon Martina Navratilova from its advisory board after the 18-time Grand Slam champion wrote an anti-trans op-ed in London's Sunday Times, Sports Illustrated reported. Navratilova criticized the rules ...


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  Arts alliance honoring Evette Cardona, others

Lesbian activist Evette Cardona will be one of three individuals who will receive the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance's Felisa Rincon de Gautier Distinguished Woman Award on Thursday, March 14, 6-8 p.m., at NBC Tower, 454 N. ...


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  Sporting Life, Kayla Cormier

Kayla Cormier is part of the reigning, three-time Spirit Champions kickball team through the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association ( CMSA ). Her Bagel Bumpers team started with a few friends and, over time, has grown—some who ...


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  Sharon Bottoms Mattes, known for '90s child-custody case, dies at 48

Sharon Bottoms Mattes—a central figure in a closely watched 1990s LGBT-related child-custody case—has died at 48, according to The Washington Post. Mattes ended up losing custody of her son to her mother, Kay Bottoms, after the ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL How to celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is one of those do-it-yourself celebrations. There are no parades or feasts or family gatherings. When I was single, I could always count on a card from my mother and, needless to say, would ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019, 33RD WARD. Lesbian alderperson Deb Mell talks feats, LGBT issues

Deb Mell has been the 33rd Ward alderman since 2013 and previously served in the Illinois General Assembly as a representative for the 40th District. Prior to being an elected official, Mell worked for Christy Webber ...


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  ELECTION 2019, 47th WARD. Angie Maloney on hopes for aldermanic post

Educator Angie Maloney, who is one of several openly LGBT candidates running in the Feb. 26 citywide elections, hopes to win the 47th Ward city council post that's currently held by Ameya Pawar, who has mounted ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019, MAYOR. Lori Lightfoot talks LGBTQ policy, police accountability

by Tim Peacock

Standing out in a crowd of qualified competitors can be difficult, but openly lesbian mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot is up to the challenge. As a Victory Fund- and Equality Illinois PAC-endorsed candidate with a comprehensive LGBTQ ...


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  Patricia Nell Warren, author of first gay novel on NYT Best Seller List, dies

LOS ANGELES - Patricia Nell Warren, age 82, died on Saturday February 9th at the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, California after a long battle with cancer. Warren is best known for her groundbreaking novel ...


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  PASSAGES Writer Patricia Nell Warren dies at 82

Best-selling novelist Patricia Nell Warren has died at 82, several outlets reported. Warren's 1974 novel, The Front Runner, told the story of an affair between a closeted coach and his out star athlete. LGBTQ running groups ...


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  Black Lesbian Archives Chicago Tour 2019 at Gerber/Hart Feb. 23

Maekdo Productions' Black Lesbian Archives Chicago Tour 2019 opening event will take place Saturday, Feb. 23, 6-9:30 p.m., at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St. Gerber/Hart is sponsoring the event. "Black Queer Herstory Chicago" ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'The L Word,' 'The Babadook,' Ben Platt, Ellen Page

Fifteen years after it first aired, Showtime plans to revive the lesbian drama The L Word, LGBTQ Nation noted. Original cast members Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Leisha Hailey will be returning as their iconic characters ...


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  Pat McCombs talks Executive Sweet, activism, other feats

For more than four decades, life-long Chicagoan Pat McCombs has been a mover and shaker in the city's LGBTQ community as a social-justice activist. McCombs is the oldest of seven kids and was raised on Chicago's ...


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  Catrina Howard talks veteran life, founding female veteran housing project

U.S. Navy veteran Catrina Howard's journey in the military and into veteran activism began after she graduated from Roosevelt High School in Chicago's Albany Park. "I was not sure if I wanted to attend college, so ...


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  Women & Children First to host Chloe Benjamin, Anne Elizabeth Moore

Women & Children First is feeling the love this February at Women & Children First with two Valentine's Day event and a With Love from Andersonville supporting Chicago Books to Women in Prison. Feb. 14 through ...


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  Ricketts backs Mendoza for mayor

Prominent Democrat and Chicago Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts endorsed Susana Mendoza for mayor. Mendoza's campaign also announced that Ricketts will serve as co-chair of the campaign. "Laura shares my passion for Chicago, and she knows that ...


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  ELECTIONS 2019, 49TH WARD Queer candidate Maria Hadden on police, LGBT issues

When Maria Hadden moved to Chicago from Ohio she quickly got involved in political activism, registering voters for the 2004 election. From 2007-2010, Hadden and fellow condo building neighbors organized to stay in their homes after ...


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  Artemis Singers March 3 Sheroes concert to celebrate women heroes

CHICAGO—Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present "Sheroes," a concert of songs and stories of strong women at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 3, at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, in ...


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  NUNN ON ONE Kristina Valada-Viars: Out actress discusses lengthy career

Out actress Kristina Valada-Viars continues to expand her life in theater. A big part of this is thanks to the Steppenwolf and the Princess Grace Foundation. The foundation was started 36 years ago by Prince Rainier ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL A poem and a plant

The day was typical for the Pacific Northwest. The brightening sky had stopped sputtering its fine dewdrops for the moment, the wind had blown itself out, and the development where I live came to life. People ...


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  PASSAGES Annie O'Dowd

Ann "Annie" O'Dowd, of The Villages, Florida, passed away Dec. 26, 2018. Annie was born on April 26, 1929 in Chicago. She was 89 when she died. Her mother, Agnes, her father, Henry, and five siblings ...


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  LPAC endorses Lori Lightfoot for Mayor

Washington, DC ( January 15, 2019 ) — LPAC, the only organization devoted to building the political power of LGBTQ women, announced the first two endorsements for the 2019 cycle: Jolie Justus for Mayor of Kansas ...


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  Times Square site of WorldPride Closing Ceremony, Melissa Etheridge to perform

NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 15, 2019 — NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 and Stonewall 50, is thrilled to announce further details about NYC Pride's WorldPride Closing Ceremony. All are welcome to this final ...


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  Affinity's Burning Bowl honors former leader Kim Hunt

About a hundred people gathered for Affinity Community Services' annual kick-off event, Burning Bowl, Jan. 12 at Morgan Park United Methodist Church ( UMC ). This year's theme was Ever Ours: Resisting with Purpose to Thrive ...


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  Novelist's fascination with history comes alive on stage

Novelist Emma Donoghue has had a long and rewarding relationship with Regency historical figure Anne Lister. Lister created a series of coded diaries that documented her love affairs with women while operating as part of the ...


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  Annual Burning Bowl Jan. 12 at Morgan Park

Affinity Community Services is hosting its annual kick-off event, Burning Bowl, on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, 1-4 p.m., at Morgan Park UMC at 11030 S. Longwood Dr. The theme this year will be "Ever Ours: Resisting ...


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  'San Antonio Four' have records cleared

Four Texas women who were imprisoned almost 15 years after being wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two young girls have finally had their criminal records expunged, by state District Judge Catherine Torres-Stahl, NBC News reported. Elizabeth ...


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  Women & Children First bookstore events include Shout Your Abortion

Women & Children First Loves Chicago Books to Women in Prison Donation Drive January 2 through February 14 We're kicking off the new year by partnering with one of our favorite non-profits, Chicago Books to Women ...







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