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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees; Virtual Ceremony in October
03 Aug 2020

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, this year's Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be virtual and webcast on October 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

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Sidetrack's OUTspoken returns for 7th year
03 Aug 2020

OUTspoken, the monthly LGBTQ+ storytelling held at Sidetrack, is back and ready to launch into its seventh year – but via Zoom.

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Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Laverne Cox, 'Queer Eye,' 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Get Emmy Nominations
30 Jul 2020

Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Laverne Cox, and Jeremy Pope are among the out actors to receive Emmy Award nods as nominations were announced on Tuesday.

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Mexico City Bans 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
28 Jul 2020

Lawmakers in Mexico City on Friday approved a bill that criminalizes therapies that attempt to alter the sexual orientation or gender identity of people who identify as LGBT.

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Gay Sex No Longer Punishable By Death In Sudan
17 Jul 2020

Sudan has repealed the death penalty for people who engage in consensual sex with a person of the same sex.

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Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande release new Rain On Me remixes
17 Jul 2020

Today, Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande released two brand new remixes of "Rain On Me," the latest single taken from Lady Gaga's new album Chromatica.

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Record High Percentage Of Films Include LGBT Characters, GLAAD Study Finds
17 Jul 2020

GLAAD's 2020 Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) found the highest percentage of LGBT-inclusive films since the organization launched its report eight years ago.

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Ricky Martin Says He's 'Super Happy' Since Coming Out Gay
15 Jul 2020

In a recent podcast interview, singer-songwriter Ricky Martin said that he's been "super happy" since coming out gay.

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Northalsted seeks community input on Boystown nickname
15 Jul 2020

The Northalsted Business Alliance has launched an online survey as it begins an outreach to businesses and the community-at-large seeking input on the use of “Boystown” to promote the entertainment district, which predominantly serves Chicago's LGBTQ community.

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Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Lil Nas X To Participate In GLAAD's Virtual Media Awards
11 Jul 2020

Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, and Lil Nax X will participate in GLAAD's virtual Media Awards.

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Petition to keep Boystown nickname gains momentum as debate heats up
10 Jul 2020

A new online petition in favor of keeping the “Boystown” nickname is gaining momentum as the debate takes center stage in Chicago's LGBTQ community.

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Northalsted announces inclusion efforts amid calls for change to Boystown name
10 Jul 2020

The Northalsted Business Alliance on Friday announced initiatives to enhance efforts aimed at providing a welcoming and inclusive neighborhood for all.

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Batter Up: CMSA's Open Sunday Softball League begins play on July 12
08 Jul 2020

The sweet sound of summer softball is coming back Clarendon and Margate Fields on the north side of the city with the Open Sunday Softball League, run by the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA).

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Petition calls for name change of Chicago's Boystown neighborhood
07 Jul 2020

A new petition with more than 600 signatures is calling for a change in name of Chicago's Boystown neighborhood, claiming it encourages systemic transphobia, racism and sexism.

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Celebrating Chicago's Michael McBride: Award-winning Musical Director
03 Jul 2020

Michael McBride was at home one night last month in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, sitting on his couch with his dogs and clenching his husband's hand.

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ACTIVATE:CHI drops plans for solidarity march tied to Pride Sunday following controversy
26 Jun 2020

ACTIVATE:CHI, a grassroots activist organization, late Friday announced that it is dropping plans for a solidarity march this Sunday following concerns raised by Brave Space Alliance, a Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ organization located on the South Side of Chicago.

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'Chicago Is a [Digital] Drag Festival' with Shea Coulee, June 30
23 Jun 2020

"Chicago Is a [Digital] Drag Festival", a two-hour jam-packed live-stream hosted by Chicago's own Shea Couleé, will take place Tuesday, June 30, at 8 p.m.

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Two solidarity marches to replace Chicago's annual Pride Parade on June 28
23 Jun 2020

Chicago's Pride Parade won't march this year, but that isn't stopping community activists from planning a solidarity march, two separately-organized peaceful marches to be exact.

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Roscoe's and Berlin drop T Rex amid allegations of racism
23 Jun 2020

Trannika Rex has been dropped by Roscoe's Tavern and Berlin Nightclub following allegations of racism.

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LGBT drama 'Noah's Arc' to return for virtual reunion special
18 Jun 2020

Noah's Arc, Logo TV's highest-rated original series, will return next month for a virtual reunion special.

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Nick Jonas joins Virtual Chicago Pride Fest this weekend
17 Jun 2020

Nick Jonas will make a special guest appearance during Virtual Chicago Pride Fest this weekend, organizers confirmed to GoPride.

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Cheers! Boystown bars start to reopen as Chicago moves through Phase 3
17 Jun 2020

Raise your glass and get ready to enjoy Chicago's bars, lounges, taverns, and breweries once again – albeit with coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

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