Friday, March 31, 2023





TV Show Review: Carnival Row Season 2

The second and final season of Carnival Row begins 9 months after the events of season 1.

Movie Review: Uncle Frank



Southern Illinois’ first trans resource fair on Friday

The Rainbow Cafe LGBTQ Center will hold Southern Illinois' first transgender resource fair on Friday, March 31, followed by a rally.

Southern Illinois PrideFest looking for volunteers, vendors

Southern Illinois PrideFest is looking for volunteers and vendors for this year's event.

Illinois Supreme Court Elder Law Commission to host listening sessions

The aging of the baby boom generation has made Elder Law one of the fastest growing areas for state courts.

Illinois House passes gender-neutral restroom bill

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed HB 1286, which gives guidance and standards on multi-user gender-neutral public restrooms.

Regional, National, World

Fairness Campaign condemns veto override of SB150

The Fairness Campaign, Kentucky’s LGBTQ rights organization, has condemned the state legislature’s override of SB150’s veto

More than 144,000 transgender youth at risk of losing access to gender-affirming care

The Williams Institute on Thursday said an estimated 144,500 transgender youth ages 13 and older in the U.S. are at risk of being denied gender-affirming medical care due state bans and policies.

Illinois U.S. Reps lead letter to FDA on updated blood donation guidance

On Thursday, Illinois U.S. Representatives lead a letter to the FDA on updating blood donation guidance for LGBTQ men.

Kentucky legislature overrides veto of anti-trans bill

Votes came after youth rallied asking lawmakers to let veto stand.


Illinois performing arts programs taking the stage downtown

Dance and Lyric Theatre students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will have a change of scenery when they perform for the first time at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign.

Quill and Ink Literary Festival on April 29

The event will be held at the SIU Student Center in the Old Main Room. The event will run from 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Krannert Art Museum exhibition explores suibokuga and watercolor paintings by Shozo Sato

A Krannert Art Museum exhibition features paintings by Shozo Sato, the founder of Japan House and an emeritus professor of theatre and of art at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Broadway actors come together to bring the jukebox musical “The Doo Wop Project” to Effingham

“The Doo Wop Project” pays tribute to the Doo Wop and Motown music of the 20th century.