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Jussie Smollett, Tituss Burgess in MTV advocacy video #EyesOnChechnya
July 19, 2017

Jussie Smollett, Tituss Burgess and Carson Kressley are among the out celebrities who appear in a video to raise awareness of the persecution of gay men in Chechnya.

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Greg Federspiel: On Metal, Automobiles and the Timoteo Look at the Beach
July 18, 2017

Greg Federspiel flew from Chicago to Spokane, Wash., earlier this year – just for a car, a 1988 Lincoln Mark VII.

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Windy City Times says claim reporter reassigned over Dyke March coverage is false
July 18, 2017

Windy City Times has released a statement calling claims of personnel changes related to their Dyke March coverage as false.

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Gov. Rauner aide fired on first day for homophobic tweets
July 17, 2017

Illinois GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's new "hand-picked" staffer was fired on his first day of the job after a series of homophobic and racially insensitive tweets were revealed.

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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees
July 16, 2017

Nine individuals, three organizations, and two friends of the community have been selected for 2017 induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities.

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Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov: We don't have any gays
July 15, 2017

Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has once again denied allegations that his government has carried out attacks against men it suspects are gay.

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Jeff Sessions criticized for addressing anti-LGBT group
July 14, 2017

Democrats and LGBT groups are criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions for addressing the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a Christian conservative group opposed to LGBT rights.

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Emotional "Remembering Pulse Nightclub, 1 Year Later" tribute from Global Force Wrestling
July 13, 2017

Global Force Wrestling (GFW) delivered an emotional, 10-minute tribute, "Remembering Pulse Nightclub, 1 Year Later" on Monday, July 3 – with an appearance by survivor Tony Marrero, 49 rainbow-adorned seats, and wrestlers joining the crowd to cheer for Marrero, and more.

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Ride For AIDS Chicago brings memories, much-needed funds for TPAN
July 12, 2017

The 14th annual Ride For AIDS Chicago – a 2-day, 200-mile bicycle ride benefitting the Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN), held July 8-9 – raised more than $470,000, with funds still coming in through Aug. 15.

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Adam Lambert to perform musical tribute to George Michael at AIDS gala event
July 12, 2017

Out singer Adam Lambert will perform a musical tribute to George Michael at Project Angel Food's 27th annual Angel Awards in Los Angeles, California on August 19.

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Jennifer Beals credits Trump election for 'The L Word' sequel
July 12, 2017

Showtime has announced that it is developing a sequel to its groundbreaking lesbian drama The L Word.

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Report: Man found dead at Steamworks
July 11, 2017

A 31-year-old man was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive early Tuesday morning at Steamworks, 3246 N. Halsted.

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Octane Party heats up Boystown with DJ Alberto Ponzo
July 10, 2017

The monthly Octane Party from SKIN Productions, held July 8 at Fantasy Nightclub in Boystown, drew about 500 attendees, with DJ Alberto Ponzo (Brazil) delivering a high-energy, near-6-hour set.

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'Golden Girls' extended through Sept. 16
July 10, 2017

Due to popular demand, Hell in a Handbag Productions' campy world premiere The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes is adding five additional performances, extending production through Sept. 16 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St.

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Dance for Life Chicago 2017 takes place Aug. 19
July 10, 2017

The 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago will exemplify Chicago's versatile and virtuoso dance community with the eight companies that are performing August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.

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Anti-transgender initiative fails in Washington State
July 10, 2017

A group opposed to Washington's transgender bathroom and locker room rule announced on Friday that it did not have enough signatures to make the November ballot.

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Church Of England votes to ban 'ex-gay' therapy
July 10, 2017

The Church of England has backed a motion calling for an end to therapies that attempt to alter the sexual orientation or gender identity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Christians.

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Muslim groups in Indonesia, Malaysia call for boycott of Starbucks, Apple over LGBT rights
July 10, 2017

Two Muslim groups in Indonesia and Malaysia have announced a boycott of three American companies over their support of LGBT rights.

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Sheriff's deputy comes out as transgender
July 9, 2017

An Orange County deputy sheriff is making history by becoming the first of her rank to come out as transgender.

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Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper vacation in Tahiti
July 9, 2017

Stylish silver foxes Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen spent the weekend vacationing in Tahiti together.

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Richard Dickson set to cycle 200-miles in his second Ride For AIDS Chicago
July 6, 2017

After a few cocktails, Richard Dickson was asked, or, more like it, told that he should participate in the annual Ride For AIDS Chicago. That was a year ago, after several gin & tonic drinks.

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