Friday, September 30, 2022


Transphobic film ‘What is a Woman?’ to screen at University of Illinois on Oct. 6

Anti-LGBTQ activist Matt Walsh is bringing his transphobic film "What is a Woman" to the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign on Thursday, Oct. 6.




Movie Review: “Do Revenge”

https://youtu.be/rK-JQU_bShc I actually would not have watched Do Revenge if not for my friends' interest in it. It just looked like another teen movie, targeted...



Satanic Temple sues Indiana over abortion ban

The Satanic Temple last week sued the state of Indiana over its near-total abortion ban.

Bullet sent to Downers Grove Public Library

A bullet with a homophobic note was sent to the Downers Grove Public Library this week. CW: Homophobic language

Awake Illinois founder running for local school board

Shannon Adcock, the founder of the anti-LGBTQ group Awake Illinois, is running for the Indian Prairie District 204 School board.

Williams Institute: Black men account for 91% of HIV-related arrests in Louisiana

A new data interactive looks at the impact of HIV criminal laws on people living with HIV in nine states, including Louisiana.

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Over 100 LGBTQ, health organizations call for increased action, funding to combat monkeypox

This week, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) penned a letter to elected leaders calling for more funding and action to help stop the monkeypox (MPXV) outbreak.

One-third of out bisexual workers have experienced discrimination

While bisexual employees overall are significantly less likely to report experiencing discrimination and harassment in the workplace than gay and lesbian employees, that difference disappears when looking at the experiences of employees who are open about being LGB at work.

Government to pay $1.325M in settlement to HIV-positive servicemembers

Today, Lambda Legal announced Tuesday that the U.S. government will pay $1,325,000 to settle certain Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) claims for attorney’s fees and costs from a lawsuit by HIV-positive servicemembers.

Judge temporarily blocks Indiana abortion ban

A county judge temporarily blocked Indiana's abortion ban on Thursday.


Experimental composer headlines events examining art-science connections

A two-week series of performances, workshops and lectures will explore connections between art and science in celebration of the history of experimental music at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

New playwright residency program allows theater students to work on new plays

Theatre students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign worked during the past two weeks with a playwright developing a new play as part of the inaugural workshop of the theatre department’s Daniel J. Sullivan Playwright-in-Residence Program.

Krannert Center performance combines art, science to examine what makes us human

An interdisciplinary performance combining science, music and movement will explore humanity’s place in the universe, ranging from the microscopic level to the expanse of the cosmos.

Auditions for STC’s ‘The Christians’ set for Oct. 26

The Springfield Theater Centre is holding auditions for "The Christians" starting on Monday, Oct. 26. Another day of auditions is on Saturday, Oct. 29.