June is Pride Month, historically a time to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer history.
Toto Tours ‘Treasures of Ethiopia’ is planned for October.
A member of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, she was an attorney for Mattachine Midwest, one of the city’s first gay rights organizations.
James Lapine has gifted us with a story that tackles huge, everlasting themes through contemporary, idiosyncratic individuals.
‘Love Yourself’ was 20 years in the making, ‘With My Whole Heart’ is a new composition.
Fourteen crosswalks in Boystown will be painted in rainbow stripes when the project is finished.
"Our understanding of this is that that the governor could make this happen tomorrow if he wanted to," said Sheila Bedi, one of Hampton's lawyers.
A new report finds Chicago is among 25 big-city police departments that fails to adequately protect the rights of transgender people.
Here in this tough old steel town, she’s still the daughter of Ann Lightfoot, remembered as bright, motivated, hard-working, easy to get along with.
Lawsuits challenge Illinois, Wisconsin laws that block name changes for a decade or more after convictions. Transgender women say the laws prompt harassment, abuse.
Both lawsuits argue that the states are violating free speech rights and are preventing people from expressing how they identify themselves.
America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.
Will women of color at the helm reshape Chicago politics? Will they pursue new policy positions? Will they set the tone for a change in politics?
Taylor Swift donated $113,000 to Tennessee Equality Project for their efforts to fight contentious bills moving in the states General Assembly.
The 35th festival's curated selection from all over Latin America continues to highlight themes of social justice.
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Kim English, octave-skipping singer with 8 No. 1 Billboard dance hits, has died at 48 while on transplant list awaiting a new kidney.
Women from across the city share their support, expectations and what challenges they anticipate for the first black woman to become Chicago's mayor.
Here's a breakdown of some of the seemingly strange elements of Smollett's case.
Trump is using the explosive Smollett controversy and questions about "celebrity" justice and what’s going on in Chicago to appeal to his voters.
Over the last half century, trust in a number of public institutions, especially the government, has declined.
Activist William Calloway says he takes full responsibility and accountability for the comments, though he doesn’t "stand by those words anymore."
The flip side of the flyer says, among other things, "ALL CONTRACTS, JOBS AND EMPLOYMENT NEWLY ASSIGNED EXCLUSIVELY GAY PEOPLE!"
If more than 21 young people — mostly from the LGBTQ community — seek overnight refuge at the Crib, they draw lots. The losers must leave.
It could expand if more youths were physically fit; non-citizen immigrants were welcome; and discrimination against transgender troops ended, she said
If Barack Obama taught us one thing, it is that those announcing the end of prejudice in our country have a habit of being outed as overly optimistic.
Transgender athletes are breaking barriers, but resentments can still flare when transgender women start winning and dominating their sport.
At the heart of the ideological conflict is an official UMC policy, dating from 1972, asserting that "the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching."
If I want to illustrate that America is a deeply racist country, I don't need a street incident to make my case. I can just flop open a history book.
"That I can tell you was horrible," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. "It doesn't get worse as far as I'm concerned."
"Crimes of this nature strike fear at the very core of a community and have a long-lasting impact on its members," Rep. Bobby Rush wrote to FBI.