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Change in HIV primary care and mental health services at Uptown facility
July 23, 2016

The UIC Community Clinic Network (UCCN), which provides HIV primary care and mental health services to seven neighborhood clinics in the city, was selected to assume operations of the Chicago Department of Public Health's HIV primary care clinic in Uptown at 845 W. Wilson – and new operations there started in June.

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Gay groups cheer Hillary Clinton's pick of Tim Kaine as her running mate
July 23, 2016

After months of speculation, Hillary Clinton on Friday announced that Virginia Senator Tim Kaine was her choice for her vice president.

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Donald Trump vows to protect LGBT community
July 23, 2016

The Republican National Convention (RNC) ended Thursday in Cleveland with Donald Trump accepting the party's nomination.

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Trump offers protection and support to LGBTQ comminty
July 22, 2016

In his acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention Thursday evening in Cleveland, Republican Presidential nominee Donal Trump offered words about the LGBTQ community never before heard from a GOP presidential candidate:

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Republican platform calls for overturning gay marriage ruling
July 20, 2016

The final Republican platform, released Monday after days of debate, calls for overturning last year's Supreme Court ruling that led to nationwide marriage equality and supports efforts to undermine the decision.

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Out CEO Peter Thiel to speak at Republican Convention
July 20, 2016

Peter Thiel will speak at this week's Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Alex Newell, Deborah Cox and Jake Miller to perform at Market Days 2016
July 16, 2016

With exactly one month before Market Days 2016, event organizers are beginning to tease-out the musical lineup in anticipation of the festival's 35th anniversary in Boystown.

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Hillary Clinton calls Mike Pence 'extreme VP pick'; criticizes his support for anti-gay law
July 16, 2016

Hillary Clinton has criticized GOP rival Donald Trump's choice for vice president.

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Raul Castillo says playing gay on 'Looking' opened doors
July 16, 2016

In an interview this week with The New York Times, Raul Castillo said that playing gay on the HBO dramedy Looking has helped his acting career.

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Jeffrey Tambor, Lily Tomlin, Tituss Burgess, RuPaul score emmy nominations
July 16, 2016

Sarah Paulson, Lily Tomlin, Tituss Burgess and RuPaul are among the out artists nominated for an Emmy Award on Thursday.

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Review: Ghostbusters, don't be afraid to watch it
July 15, 2016

First the bad news; the Ghostbusters (Columbia/Sony) remake is too damn long. The sequence near the end, in which the vortex is opened and countless ghosts terrorize the city and its denizens, feels especially and unnecessarily endless.

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Taverna 750 faces closure as building owner seeks to open own concept
July 13, 2016

The owner of Boystown's extremely popular brunch venue Taverna 750 was blindsided this week by what appears to be a new restaurant named Tommy's Bistro slated to crop up on Cornelia -- in his exact storefront.

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2016 Ride For AIDS Chicago raises about $500,000 for TPAN – and just as many lifelong memories
July 11, 2016

Some of the fastest riders finished the first 100 miles of the 200-mile Ride For AIDS Chicago on Saturday, July 9, at about 2:30 p.m., and Matt Liberatore crossed that finish line to the first half of the event about 30 minutes later.

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GOP platform expected to condemn gay marriage ruling, support anti-LGBT laws
July 11, 2016

Members of the GOP platform committee have told The New York Times that this year's platform is expected to condemn the Supreme Court's finding that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marry.

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Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda release song dedicated to Orlando victims
July 11, 2016

Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday released a collaborative song on iTunes to honor the 49 people killed and dozens injured in a mass shooting last month at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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Local author unveils 'new look' for BOYSTOWN book series
July 7, 2016

Jake Biondi is excited to announce his fifth book and new partnership with photographer James Franklin.

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HIV-positive Chicagoan benefits from funds raised in the annual Ride For AIDS Chicago, cherishes his artwork
July 7, 2016

Five years ago, Mark Johnson reluctantly went to a doctor because he was feeling ill, suffering from a variety of symptoms.

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United Nations creates LGBT monitor
July 7, 2016

The United Nations last week signaled that it was prepared to take a leading role in helping advance LGBT rights around the globe.

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Chicagoan recalls 'fun and energetic' Pulse Nightclub, where he worked from 2010-12
July 3, 2016

The tears have slowed, but not the sadness and sorrow – that never will for Chicago resident Benjamin Di'Costa, who now has a lifelong tribute to the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla., during the early morning hours of June 12, when a gunman opened fire at the gay club, killing 49 and injuring 53.

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Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops
July 1, 2016

The Pentagon on Thursday lifted its ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.

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Catholic League's Bill Donohue says gays should apologize to him, preferably by FedEx
June 30, 2016

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Tuesday that he would not follow Pope Francis' advice for Christians to apologize to the LGBT community.

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Neverland's annual Pool Party on July 2 features the Chicago return of DJ Jalil Z from Miami
June 28, 2016

Jalil Zougagh is a Casablanca native who now calls Miami home and his alter-ego – DJ Jalil Z – has a history working the Chicago gay scene. And quite an interesting connection here, too.

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