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Trump administration prohibits CDC from using 'transgender' in budget documents
December 16, 2017

The Trump administration has banned the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from using certain words and phrases in any official documents related to next year's budget.

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Cheers, Scarlet – Popular Boystown bar celebrates 10-year anniversary
December 16, 2017

To say it's been a roller-coaster ride for Scarlet Bar over the past 10 years would be an understatement. So, when the Boystown bar officially celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 9, glasses were all full and the music rang out throughout the neighborhood, like usual.

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Franklin Graham: Pray that gay man doesn't take Kim Davis' job
December 16, 2017

Christian conservative Franklin Graham is calling on supporters to pray for Rowan, Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis as a gay man runs to take her job.

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Chicagoan Angel Saez shines in spotlight of Mr. Gay USofA competition
December 12, 2017

Angel L. Saez came thisclose to capturing the 2017 Mr. Gay USofA championship and bringing the prestigious title back to Chicago, his home for the past five years.

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Gary Wasdin to lead Leather Archives and Museum
December 12, 2017

Concluding a multi-month search process, Gary Wasdin was named executive director of the Leather Archives and Museum (LA&M). Wasdin replaces Rick Storer, who resigned in May after 15 years with the organization. He will assume his new position on January 2, 2018.

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Resistance songs highlight Artemis Singers "Rise Up" Concert, Jan. 13
December 12, 2017

Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present "Rise Up," a call-to-action concert of progressive, energizing music, with guest artist Melanie DeMore and students from Evanston Township High School (ETHS) at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at ETHS, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, Ill.

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Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet receive Golden Globe nominations for gay drama
December 12, 2017

Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet have received Golden Globe nominations for their performances in the gay drama Call Me By Your Name.

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Dispatch Company Fined $500 For Kicking Gay Man, Partner Out Of Cab
December 12, 2017

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations has fined a dispatch company $500 over an incident involving a gay couple being thrown out of a cab.

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Vogue for Tots at Berlin Nightclub, Dec. 14
December 11, 2017

Stardust collective announces the 11th Annual Vogue for Tots at Berlin Nightclub, 954 W. Belmont, on Thursday, Dec. 14, 10 p.m.-4 a.m.

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More than 250 participate in annual Santa Speedo Run, generating $70,000 for charity
December 10, 2017

The 7th annual Santa Speedo Run – a colorful, creative and certainly eye-catching one-mile run through Chicago's Boystown neighborhood, starting and ending on Saturday morning, Dec. 2, at Sidetrack – raised more than $70,000 for the Center on Halsted.

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Dave Daubenmire suggests vaccines are making people gay, transgender
December 9, 2017

Religious Right activist Dave Daubenmire suggested this week that vaccines might be making people lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

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Netflix Reveals 'Queer Eye' Reboot's Cast
December 9, 2017

Netflix has revealed the cast for its upcoming reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

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Pride Films and Plays' monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films, Dec. 12
December 5, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films, which was launched in October, will continue with its third monthly festival on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The four films to be screened all reflect on the theme "The Families of the LGBT Community."

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AFC's 'World of Chocolate' commemorates World AIDS Day
December 3, 2017

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago held its much-anticipated annual World of Chocolate fundraiser on Dec. 1 returning once again to Revel Fulton Market, 215 W. Fulton Market.

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Rep. Harris endorses Pritzker for governor
December 2, 2017

Illinois State Representative Greg Harris, the highest-ranking openly gay elected official in the state, announced his endorsement of JB Pritzker for governor during an LGBT event at Sidetrack on Nov. 29.

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Roy Moore: LGBT community to blame for sexual misconduct allegations
November 30, 2017

U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Wednesday blamed the LGBT community for the sexual misconduct allegations against him.

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Most Fabulous Santa Speedo Run returns to Boystown, Saturday Dec. 2
November 30, 2017

This Saturday, Dec. 2, the streets of Boystown will once again be filled with more than 200 speedo-clad Santas dressed in holiday cheer running through the chilly streets of Chicago's gayborhood as the Most Fabulous Santa Speedo Run returns for a seventh year.

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CPS students learn through arts & theater during Hamilton performance and project
November 30, 2017

Courageous high school students from all over the Chicago area performed on the Hamilton stage at Broadway In Chicago's CIBC Theatre as part of the Hamilton Education Program.

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Equality Illinois to honor transgender youth activist Jazz Jennings at 2018 gala
November 29, 2017

For her activism on behalf of her fellow transgender youth, Jazz Jennings will be honored at the 2018 Equality Illinois Gala as the first recipient of the Spotlight Award.

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Hamilton's Education Program marks second school year in Chicago
November 29, 2017

The innovative education program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, continues its second school year in Chicago.

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The holiday show from the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus sings 'Naughty or Nice'
November 29, 2017

The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus tackles that ever-tough holiday debate: Have you been naughty or nice?!

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Adam Lambert says retailers balked at For Your Entertainment's androgynous cover
November 29, 2017

Out singer Adam Lambert this week celebrated the 8th anniversary of his debut album For Your Entertainment.

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