Playlist Pride Month
A Summertime Lychee Martini from the James Beard-Nominated Chicago Bar Nobody's DarlingMeredith Francis
June 2, 2022
Just a little over a year after it opened, Nobody's Darling already has a James Beard Award nomination for Outstanding Bar Program. Co-owners Angeles Barnes and Renauda Riddle share the story of their Andersonville cocktail bar, along with the recipe for their Southside Lychee Martini.
Celebrate Pride Month with WTTW's Programming in 2022Daniel Hautzinger
May 31, 2022
June is LGBTQ+ or Pride Month, and as always WTTW has plenty of programming to celebrate these too-often unheard or repressed stories, including a music special, a focus on Silicon Valley, and a touching tale of human generosity.
The Chicago Author Who Wrote the First American Novel to Feature Gay ThemesMeredith Francis
June 16, 2021
Henry Blake Fuller isn't necessarily a well-known name in literature. But his book Bertram Cope's Year is considered by many to be one of the first American novels to feature gay characters. Fuller also played a big role in making social realism the literary style of Chicago.
Preserving and Sharing the Midwest's LGBTQ HistoryDaniel Hautzinger
June 9, 2021
The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives contain everything from the costumes of drag queens to the papers of early gay rights activists, as well as books available for circulation. "One reason we're here is because it’s important for people to connect with people that have similar stories."
Celebrate Pride Month with WTTW in 2021Daniel Hautzinger
June 1, 2021
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month, in honor of the June, 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York that was a turning point in the movement for LGBTQ rights and recognition. Celebrate with our programming.
Walking Through LGBTQ History in BoystownMeredith Francis
June 23, 2020
A series of bronze plaques on the famous rainbow pylons in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood make up the Legacy Walk – an outdoor museum highlighting the historical and cultural contributions of LGBTQ people.
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