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Milwaukee Pride announces PridetoberFest 2021 line-up for Oct. 8 and 9
23 Sep 2021

Milwaukee Pride, organizer of the annual PrideFest, has announced the entertainment line-up for its PridetoberFest event taking place on Oct.

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Reeling 2021: Vivian Kleiman's documentary 'No Straight Lines' details history of queer comics
23 Sep 2021

No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics tells the story of five pioneering cartoonists, including one with deep ties to Chicago, as they go from being featured in gay newspapers and bookstores to worldwide fame, depicting everything from the AIDS crisis to coming-out, from same-sex marriage to themes of race, gender, and disability.

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DJ Marvin Ayy brings his infections tribal sound to Hydrate debut on Saturday, Sept. 25
23 Sep 2021

DJ Marvin Ayy returns to Chicago for the first time in about seven years, spinning Saturday, September 25, at Hydrate Nightclub in Lakeview.

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Texas sues Biden for right to discriminate against LGBTQ persons
22 Sep 2021

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the pro-LGBTQ mandate is unconstitutional.

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At U.N. General Assembly, Biden says all nations must defend LGBT rights
22 Sep 2021

President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on nations to defend the rights of LGBT individuals.

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The sounds of Israel and beyond from DJ Shane Marcus
22 Sep 2021

Shane Marcus has long had a passion for music, growing up playing the piano and, while in high school, was in every school musical.

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Drag stars bringing brunch – and a round of sass – to suburban homes
22 Sep 2021

The Drag Brunch set for Sunday, September 26, from The Pinta Pride Project, organizers of Buffalo Grove Pride, has been canceled… kind of.

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Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, comes out as gay in new book; hosts Chicago virtual book talk on Sep. 23
21 Sep 2021

Cassandra Peterson shares about a 19-year relationship with Teresa Wierson, whom she met at a Gold's Gym.

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Chicago-area Catholic school hires lesbian after public outcry; U.S. bishops campaign against Equality Act
21 Sep 2021

If passed by the U.S. Senate, the Equality Act would take away the Church's right to discriminate against LGBTQ persons in employment.

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'Firebird' to open Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ International Film Festival
21 Sep 2021

Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world, will open September 23 with Firebird, the British-Estonian thriller-romance starring Oleg Zagorodnii and Tom Prior.

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Chicago Pride Fest is back for the first time since 2019; full entertainment schedule just released
20 Sep 2021

After a year away due to COVID-19 constraints, an in-person Chicago Pride Fest returns to the Northalsted neighborhood, commonly referred to as 'Boystown', on October 1 - 3.

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Draft of new Cuba family code defines marriage as 'a union of two people'
18 Sep 2021

A draft of a proposed new family code in Cuba would allow gay and lesbian couples to marry on the Communist island.

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Missing YouTuber, fiance not tied to lesbian couple's deaths in Utah; double-murder still mystery
17 Sep 2021

YouTuber's fiance Brian Laundrie was considered a possible lead to the double-homicide of Kylen Schulte and Chrystal Turner.

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LGBTQ patients sue insurance giant Aetna for discrimination
15 Sep 2021

Goidel v. Aetna alleges Aetna forces LGBTQ couples to pay higher out of pocket costs for fertility treatments.

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Okla. university must reinstate transgender professor, says federal court
15 Sep 2021

As the case went before the appeals court, it was determined there was enough evidence to prove that discrimination based on gender identity was present.

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'Queer Eye' gets a LEGO makeover
15 Sep 2021

The LEGO Group has launched a “Queer Eye”-themed set featuring the Fab 5 from the award-winning Netflix series.

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Chicago Legends were 'underestimated' by some foes, but finished second at the annual Gay Softball World Series
15 Sep 2021

The Chicago Legends were the underdog team in the 11-team field of the Master's C-Division at the annual Gay Softball World Series, which ended its 5-day run in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, September 4.

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'American Idol' alum David Archuleta says God told him to come out publicly
15 Sep 2021

In a recent interview with NBC's Today show, former American Idol finalist David Archuleta said that God told him to come out publicly.

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KC Ortiz heads to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of music, entertainment
14 Sep 2021

After 15 years living in Chicago, where she worked at Lurie Children's Hospital on a research study for young trans women and then doing HIV/STI testing and outreach work, KC Ortiz has packed her bags and said goodbye to the 'Boystown' area of Lakeview.

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Chicago shines on national softball stage, Legends capture second-place in Master's C-Division
14 Sep 2021

They walked and danced around Columbus, Ohio on Saturday night, September 4, no doubt in a bit of pain – but certainly beaming with pride.

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