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SWOP-Chicago Sex Worker Outreach Project

SWOP-Chicago Sex Worker Outreach Project

There will be a discussion & reading from a new book by ‘The Honest Courtesan’ Maggie McNeil at 1700 S. Loomis in Pilsen on July 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. Maggie McNeill, the popular sex worker rights blogger, retired librarian and retired call girl behind “The Honest Courtesan” just published her first short stories collection, Ladies of the Night. […]

Christian Community Apologies to LGBT Community at Pride Parade

Started in 2010 by the Marin Foundation, a Chicago non-profit organization that works to increase understanding between LGBT community and churches, the campaign is an activism of love, apologizing to the LGBT community for the way Christians have cause harmed.

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Black Pride Celebrates African Americans

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Black Pride Celebrates African Americans

In efforts to increase African-American LGBQT community awareness and support, Chicago Black Gay Caucus organizes a Black Gay Pride every year a week after the city’s Gay Pride celebration. The Black Gay community doesn’t want to be singled out, but they stand out. Black Pride is not to be confused with Gay Pride that’s occurring […]

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Meet Alderman Natashia Holmes at “Office Hours on Your Block” Series

 Ald. Natashia L. Holmes (7th)  will kick-off a series of office hours on various blocks within the 7th Ward community during the summer. The series, called “I AM on YOUR BLOCK”, will target a single corner throughout the four neighborhoods that make up the 7th Ward – South Shore, South Chicago, Calumet Heights and Jeffery Manor. […]

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Memorial for Sam Greenlee, Writer “Spook Who Sat by the Door”

Mr. Sam Greenlee passed away on May 19, 2014. He’s survived by his wife Maxine McCrey Montano, his daughter Nakita and granddaughter Nailah. Mr. Greenlee was 84 years-old. The DuSable Museum of African American History will host a memorial service for Sam Greenlee, a lifelong Chicagoan, on Friday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. Early arrival […]

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Opinion: Race for Mayor, Sizing up the Challengers from A to P

Chatter in Chicago urban communities is about replacing Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the coming 2015 election because he did not support them in the CPS school turnaround debacle. Currently there is only one announced candidate to unseat Mayor Emanuel. She is Dr. Amara Enyia, a well-educated Nigerian and former city employee with a vast knowledge […]

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National Transportation Safety Board Rule Does Not Apply Outside US

In the wake of  the recent disappearance of Malaysia Flight MH370, attorneys from the United States do not have to follow a federal no-solicitation rule. But victim’s families from past aviation accidents say attorneys should still respect the rule and the family members. In the event of an aviation disaster, law firms in the United […]

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