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Lincoln Park High School Starts LGBT Mentor Program

Posted 04.26.2013 | Chicago

Story by Ross Forman, courtesy of Windy City Times A new mentoring program for LGBT students will launch at Lincoln Park High School—the brainchi...

Boystown Could Get Boutique Hotel Geared Toward LGBT Customers

Posted 04.09.2013 | Chicago

Geared toward the gay community yet still "straight-friendly" is the concept behind a new boutique hotel proposed for Boystown, Chicago's largest LGBT...

Transgender Pioneers Get Groundbreaking New Honor

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.09.2013 | Gay Voices

We Happy Trans, a website that celebrates the positive experiences of transgender people, and This is H.O.W., a Phoenix-based trans advocacy organizat...

WATCH: Chicago Breaks New Ground With Gender Identity Clinic For Youth

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a pediatric teaching hospital for Northwestern University's medical school, will launch the ...

Chicago HIV/AIDS Activist Killed In Crash At Office

Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

Story by Jamie Anne Royce, courtesy of the Windy City Times Local HIV/AIDS activist Fernando Blasco, 52, was killed Dec. 23 after a gang-related ca...

DePaul Student Is Catholic School's First Gay Student Body President

Posted 12.29.2011 | Chicago

Story by Ross Forman, courtesy of Windy City Times: Anthony Alfano was the team captain for his final two seasons of the four he played for the co-...

35th Annual Gay Softball World Series Kicks Off In Chicago

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 3,000 softball players have descended upon Chicago this week from all over the continent for the for the 35th Annual North American Gay Amat...

Queer Latinas In Chicago Face Discrimination, Violence

Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times A new report released by Mujeres Latinas en Accion and Amigas Latinas July 28 shows disturbin...

Working for Safety in Lakeview

Erica Chu | Posted 09.04.2011 | Chicago
Erica Chu

I've heard over and over again that those rallying for increased safety measures are not making any statements about race or class -- they just want safety. I believe that they do want and should work to make Lakeview safer.

PHOTOS: Slashed Float Tires Are No Match For Chicago's Pride

Posted 05.31.2012 | Chicago

Even after someone slashed dozens of tires on floats heading to Chicago's Pride Parade, the energy and excitement at the 42nd annual celebration of qu...

Chicago Civil Union Ceremony Features Notable Local Couples

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 08.02.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A couple together for nearly half a century, two TV chefs and an official in new Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration were among the 35...

'Boystown' Show Backer Has Criminal Past

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Story by Joseph Erbentraut, courtesy of the Windy City Times Plans going forward for "Boystown," a proposed reality television series centered on C...

Chick-fil-A Coming To Town Soon, Sparking Controversy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By Yasmin Nair, Windy City Times The Chick-fil-A sandwich franchise is planning to open its doors in late April on the intersection of Wabash and Chi...

Three Candidates Attend LGBT Coalition's Mayoral Forum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By Joseph Erbentraut for the Windy City Times In an unprecedented event organized by a coalition representing more than 30 Chicago LGBT groups, three...

A 'Historic Step Forward': Quinn Signs Civil Unions Law

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn, saying it was a "day of history," signed legislation Monday legalizing civil unions for gay and lesbian couples, makin...

Gov. Quinn To Sign Historic Civil Unions Law Today

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bill-signing ceremonies don't generally attract large crowds, but Monday's historic signing of legislation that will allow same-sex couples to enter i...

Carol Moseley Braun Keeps LGBT Supporters Waiting At Downtown Event

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By Andrew Davis of the Windy City Times Everyone was in place at Carol Moseley Braun's Jan. 4 LGBT meet-and-greet at Downtown Bar & Lounge (including...