The creators of the web series "Brown Girls" have signed a contract with HBO for a development in the form of a television series.
Back Lot Bash, the Midwest’s most-attended women’s festival taking place every Pride, has announced its 2017 entertainment lineup.
The headliners are American electro singer Dev, DJ duo Sea & Gunn (with Daniela Sea from The L Word), Kiyomi Valentine, Whitney Mixter, JD Samson, Catfight, and youtube influencers Bria and Chrissy. The rest of the slate is equally eye-popping with these trendy tastemakers on the bill: DJ Goodboy, Tori WhoDat, DJ All the Way Kay, Fembot, and DJ Zel.
The lesbian artist and poet of many cultural backgrounds, between the Caribbean and Asia, Staceyann Chin, will be on a new play called "MotherStruck!" whose representations will be held through July 17 in Chicago.
If you are in Chicago in September, do not miss the city's film festival to be held from September 17 to 24. There are very good films to watch!
There is a great exhibition on the history of the LGBTQ community in the University of Chicago, which is held at the Special Collections Research Center.
With marriage equality making major strides across the country, the burgeoning same-sex wedding industry is attracting a wide range of companies with years of experience in the wedding business.
One of the largest family owned jewelry chains in the country, Rogers & Hollands, is expanding its demographic reach and marketing to include the LGBT community by adding a new wedding jewelry collection created to celebrate marriage and equality. The premier jewelry chain, which operates several stores throughout the Chicagoland area and throughout the Midwest, has just announced the addition of Rony Tennenbaum’s Jewelry collection to its bridal cases in both its Woodfield Mall location in Schaumburg, and in downtown Chicago’s Water Tower Place stores.
Christina Santiago, LGBTQ activist who worked hard for the community in Indiana, died Saturday evening. Her parnter is still in a critical condition.
A celebration is organized in Chicago to celebrate civil unions which will start on June 1st.
Harvard University announced Wednesday that it may add language to its admission application that would allow prospective students to identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, according to The Harvard Crimson.
From his facebook page, the Representative of State, Greg Harris, announced that “Governor Pat Quinn will sign the Civil Union Law on Monday, January 31. The signing ceremony will be in the afternoon in the Chicago Loop, and open to the public. Details will be announced early next week."