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Howard Brown breaks ground on new Broadway Youth Center location - Officials from the Howard Brown Health organization, public officials and community supporters gathered in Uptown Sept. 10 to break ground ...

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Big 10 decides to start football season Oct. 24 - On Sept. 16, The Big Ten conference ( which includes schools such as Northwestern University, the Ohio State University and ...
Quigley, Demings introduce blood-donation bias measure - U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley (IL-05), who serves as Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, and Val Demings (FL-10) introduced ...
Gerber/Hart reveals future plans - Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., hosted several relatively informal, socially distanced gatherings the weekend of Sept. 12-13 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Pritzker aims to connect unemployed with COVID-19 response jobs - Illinois Gov. Pritzker announced a new $16.6-million investment to expand job opportunities for Illinoisans who have lost their jobs during ...
Submissions sought for Lambda Literary Awards - Submissions are now being sought for the 33rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards, which honors the best of LGBTQ+ literature. Due ...
Care for Real names new executive director - Care for Real—one of the largest food pantries in the Chicago area—has named Gregory D. Gross as its new executive ...
PASSAGES Henry van Ameringen, early LGBTQ supporter, philanthropic giant, dies - --From a Movement Advancement Project press release - Henry van Ameringen passed away on Sept. 9, 2020. He was a generous, thoughtful and relentless advocate for LGBTQ equality ...
Series to celebrate Mexican artist Frida Kahlo - GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), in association with the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), will ...
Howard Brown breaks ground on new Broadway Youth Center location - Officials from the Howard Brown Health organization, public officials and community supporters gathered in Uptown Sept. 10 to break ground ...
Author: Matt Simonette
NATIONAL Lambda Legal, Catholic school, gay-bar raid, Buttigieg - Lambda Legal said that President Trump's shortlist of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees "is teeming with anti-LGBT extremists and dangerous ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
WORLD Argentina pro-trans move, Canada survey, Uganda groups, sports items - Argentina President Alberto Fernandez is now requiring 1% of public sector jobs be set aside for transgender people, LGBTQ Nation ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
VIEWPOINTS Get involved in Michigan now - You probably feel anxious and frustrated by the political climate and the risk that the Republicans will cheat their way ...
Author: Coco Soodek
MOMBIAN True stories, trans tales and more in new picture books - New books can be a delightful relief in these days of quarantine. Here are some of the many new LGBTQ-inclusive ...
Author: Dana Rudolph
HRC Foundation, HIT release study on voters of color, voting by mail - The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation and HIT Strategies released the first results of a national survey of ...
SciLine hosts intersectional briefing regarding LGBTQ+, Black communities - Recently, SciLine held a media briefing discussing mental health in LGBTQ+ and Black communities. Yale School of Medicine's Dr. John ...
Author: Emily Reilly
Out Illinois State coach dives into new position - Logan Pearsall, an accomplished college diver who has since transitioned into master's level diving, was competing at the 2017 FINA ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
PASSAGES Computer programmer/Chi-Town Squares member Bill Klein passes away - Longtime Chi-Town Squares member and COBOL computer programmer William "Bill" Michael Klein died Sept. 5 due to health complications after ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibit extended - The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center has extended the run of its exhibit "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times ...
Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium going virtual Sept. 16-17 - The Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium 2020—with its theme, "Being Healthy is a Radical Act"—will be going virtual Sept. 16-17. The ...
PASSAGES Gay philanthropist Henry van Ameringen dies - Henry van Ameringen, a major donor to LGBTQ+ and HIV organizations, died Sept. 9. He was 90, according to a ...
Former PFLAG board member Rev. Gil Caldwell dies - Former PFLAG National board member Rev. Dr. Gilbert H. Caldwell passed away, the organization announced in a press release. A ...
Trans candidate McBride makes history again - Sarah McBride—who, in 2016, was the first openly transgender person to address the Democratic National Convention—made history again with a ...

Entertainment
'Iconic: A Broadway Hits Cabaret' on Sept. 25, 27 - Oil Lamp Theater has announced the first event in its Onstage and Outdoors: A Live Performance Series—" Iconic: A Broadway ...
Reeling 2020 reviews - For complete festival information and to buy tickets, visit http://reelingfilmfestival.org/2020. Ratings are on a **** scale but I'm a tough ...
Author: Steve Warren
SHOWBIZ 'Pose,' Matt Bomer, 'Mr. Soul,' Lil Nas X, Halsey, Dave Koz - SHOWBIZ 'Pose,' Matt Bomer, 'Mr. Soul,' Lil Nas X, Halsey, Dave Koz COMPILED BY ANDREW DAVIS FX's award-winning series Pose ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Sarah Brightman in Chicago in Dec. 2021 - Soprano Sarah Brightman will bring "HYMN: Sarah Brightman In Concert" to the historic Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells ...
EXPO Chicago hosting EXHIBITION Weekend Sept. 24-27 - EXPO Chicago has announced EXHIBITION Weekend ( Sept. 24—27 )—a digital initiative showcasing Chicago-based exhibitions, curatorial projects and artist programs ...
SOCIAL MEDIA Sam Cushing talks COVID-19, creating meaningful content - Sam Cushing is a multihyphenate talent—musician, fitness consultant, digital content creator and mental-health advocate—with a focus on building his social ...
Author: Tony Peregrin
THEATER REVIEW Pride and Prejudice: A Virtual Play - Playwright: Adapted by Christina Calvit from the novel by Jane Austen At: Streaming online at LifelineTheatre.com . Tickets: Free with ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
'Under the Stars with Handbag' drive-in fest through Sept. 19 - Hell in a Handbag Productions is hosting "Under the Stars with Handbag: A Drive-In Festival," which is running Fridays and ...
TELEVISION Actors talk about tackling 'Ratched' roles, working with Ryan Murphy - It takes the winning combination of gay producer Ryan Murphy and lesbian actress Sarah Paulson to bring the fictional story ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
MOVIES David Pevsner brings performance to home screens - Although Los Angeles-based performer David Pevsner's solo performance piece Musical Comedy Whore! is technically a one-man show, Pevsner takes care ...
Author: Matt Simonette
MOVIES Reeling goes online for 2020 edition - The pandemic did not stop officials from Chicago Filmmakers, the organization behind Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, from ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Billy Masters - "The fact is, I'm a cheerleader for this country. I love our country. And I don't want people to be ...
Author: Billy Masters

Outlines
Red Stars lose opening Fall Series match - The Chicago Red Stars fell to the Washington Spirit 2-1 in their NWSL Fall Series opening match. Chicago's lone goal ...
Sky's season ends with loss to Connecticut - The Chicago Sky's season came to an end Sept. 15 with a 94-81 loss to the Connecticut Sun in the ...


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