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Lightfoot imposes curfew on city, cracks down on bars
Lightfoot releases 2021 budget proposal
Pope calls for same-sex civil unions in documentary (UPDATED)
Equality Illinois town hall focuses on 2020 vote
LGBT issues front and center on Barrett hearing second day
National LGBTQ Task Force launches "Queer The Vote" Month of Action
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NATIONAL Autistic trans guide, trans death, AIDS Quilt, intersex study
The National LGBTQ Task Force and the AWNNetwork released a collaborative guide, "Before You Go: Know Your Rights & What to Expect at the Doctor and in the Hospital"—a groundbreaking first-of-its-kind publication filled with tips and ... more
 


  

Born Perfect responds to Barrett's use of "preference"

  

Campus Pride announces 2020 Best of the Best LGBTQ-friendly colleges, universities

  

NATIONAL Marriage equality, minister and trans journalist die, HRC

  

LGBT HISTORY: Surviving the Silence, The Unexpected Story of Col. Pat Thompson

  

HRC releases newest Congressional Scorecard

     
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Open House Chicago extended to Nov. 1
The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is extending its 10th annual Open House Chicago festival (OHC) through Sunday, Nov. 1. Attendees have seven more days to follow 25 trails for self-guided ... more
 


  

LETTER: Message to Illinois Patients, B.E. W.E.L.L.

  

Andersonville Farmers Market extended through November

  

LGBTQAs plan "Get Out The Vote" event for Michigan candidate

  

Lightfoot imposes curfew on city, cracks down on bars

  

LETTER Thank you, Pope Francis

     
Nation & World
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Ocasio-Cortez first in Congress to use Twitch platform to 'get out
In what is a first, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Twitch streaming platform for gamers to encourage gamers to help her 'get out the vote' before the Nov. 3 elections. She played the game Among ... more
 


  

Undocumented LGBTQ+ activists speak on importance of voting

  

Black sex offenders twice as likely as White to be civilly committed

  

Booksellers launch "Boxed Out" campaign, a look at consumer choices

     
Film / TV / Gossip
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BOOKS Former Warner Brothers head Alan Shayne reflects on a pivotal
Many things happened in 1941—Pearl Harbor was attacked, the Wonder Woman comic began publication and Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in for his third term as U.S. president. It was also a pivotal year for Alan ... more
 


  

Trans films at Chicago International Film Festival

  

'V for Vendetta' at Music Box; includes talk with Wachowski

  

Chicago Filmmakers to participate in Masterwork: Industry Conversations series

     
Theater / Dance
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THEATER A War of the Worlds
Playwright: Adapted by Mack Gordon and Corey Bradberry from the novel by H.G. Wells At: Theatre In the Dark online at TheatreInTheDark.com . Tickets: Suggested donation of $20-$25 Runs through: Nov. 21 Nothing makes an imperialist ... more
 


  

Arts + Public Life announces 2020/2021 resident theatre company

  

Writers Theatre plans expanded season with digital programming, changes to live programming

  

Virtual reading of Boys Don't Wear Lipstick Nov. 9

     
Music
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Jeannie Tanner releases inspirational song, art-inclusive video
Local singer-songwriter Jeannie Tanner has released her new single and video, "I Wanna Be the Change." According to a press release, the song was inspired by many of the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ... more
 


  

Queen + Adam Lambert release first live album

  

Linda Ronstadt, Danny Glover, Beto O' Rourke in 'All Souls to the Polls'

  

Philharmonic orchestra's free virtual concert Oct. 24

     
Books / Art
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BOOKS Former Warner Brothers head Alan Shayne reflects on a pivotal
Many things happened in 1941—Pearl Harbor was attacked, the Wonder Woman comic began publication and Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in for his third term as U.S. president. It was also a pivotal year for Alan ... more
 


  

BOOK REVIEW Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son

  

Booksellers launch "Boxed Out" campaign, a look at consumer choices

  

BOOKS Max Fox takes on late friend's work, 'Sexual Hegemony'

     
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Trans films at Chicago International Film Festival
The 56th Chicago International Film Festival illuminates varying gender norms—in childhood, adolescence and old age—now through Sunday, Oct. 25 as part of the Festival's "Out-Look" LGBTQ+ programming. Three feature films ... more
 


  

Undocumented LGBTQ+ activists speak on importance of voting

  

'V for Vendetta' at Music Box; includes talk with Wachowski

  

WORLD French plan, 'gay panic' defense, trans youth case, Northern Triangle

     
AIDS & Health
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Lightfoot releases 2021 budget proposal
On Oct. 21, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presented to City Council the 2021 budget recommendations—described in a press release as "a fiscally responsible spending plan that leads the City along the road to recovery from the ... more
 


  

Lightfoot imposes curfew on city, cracks down on bars

  

Andersonville Farmers Market extended through November

  

NATIONAL Autistic trans guide, trans death, AIDS Quilt, intersex study

     
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MOVIES Ruby Rose talks new film 'The Doorman,' LGBTQ actors
In the new movie The Doorman, out actress Ruby Rose (TV's Orange Is the New Black and Batwoman; movies such as John Wick: Chapter 2 and Pitch Perfect 3) stars as the titular character in an ... more
 


  

Jeannie Tanner releases inspirational song, art-inclusive video

  

LGBT HISTORY: Surviving the Silence, The Unexpected Story of Col. Pat Thompson

  

Women's pro soccer draft Nov. 12

     
Sports
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Red Stars add new player, lose finale and are part of
The Chicago Red Stars announced the signing of Ella Stevens. The club selected Stevens with the 24th pick in the 2020 NWSL Draft. She made her first appearance for the Red Stars on a short-term contract ... more
 


  

Women's pro soccer draft Nov. 12

  

Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot named to All-WNBA First Team

  

World Rugby bans trans women players

     
Youth
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WORLD French plan, 'gay panic' defense, trans youth case, Northern Triangle
The French government unveiled a national plan to combat hatred and discrimination against LGBTQ people, and the initiative emphasises the importance of inclusive education in stamping out homophobia, RFI.fr reported. The three-year plan aims to make ... more
 


  

Inclusive curriculum tools offered to schools during LGBTQ History Month

  

About Face Theatre announces 25th season of new work, digital performances

  

Study shows young queer adults face high rates of discrimination




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