Tag: Bloomington

Illinois State Women’s and Gender Studies Symposium submissions due February 15

BLOOMINGTON — Undergraduate and graduate students from all areas of study are invited to submit papers and detailed descriptions of other types of presentations (e.g. short performance pieces and artist’s talks) for the 24th annual Women’s and Gender Studies Symposium. Papers and presentations are welcome on any topic related to the study of women and/or gender…

Prairie Pride Coalition recommends supporting BloNo Salvation Army branch

BLOOMINGTON — The Prairie Pride Coalition put up a statement on Saturday saying they could recommend supporting the local Salvation Army chapter during the holiday season. PPC made the announcement after talking with the leadership of the Bloomington/Normal Salvation Army. The PPC said this support extended only to the local organization, not the national one.…

World AIDS Day across Illinois

CHICAGO — World AIDS Day, an annual event to commemorate the battle against HIV and AIDS, is every December 1. Many groups and cities across Illinois have events planned for the day. Chicagoland Chicago World AIDS Day Indoor Street Fest DIFFA/Chicago and Center on Halsted present the 2nd Annual Stand Up For Red World AIDS…

Bloomington/Normal transgender community rallies for visibility

All photos by Jamie Scovel BLOOMINGTON — The transgender community and their allies rallied in Bloomington yesterday in reaction to recent moves against the community by the Trump administration. The rally, which wound through downtown Bloomington, was organized by B’N Trans – Community and Authentically You. b’N Trans said between 100 and 130 people showed up…

Gender Spectrum Rally tomorrow in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON — B’N Trans – Community and Authentically You are organizing a rally in response to the recent proposed policy that would remove any consideration of transgender issues in the federal government. The rally will meet at the 600 block of North Main Street in downtown Bloomington and marching south to the McLean County History Museum…

Drag Queen Story Hour in Bloomington, Nov. 2

BLOOMINGTON — Drag Queen Story Hour comes to Bloomington with Sharon ShareAlike and Ava ShareAlike at Bobzbay on Friday, Nov. 2 From the Facebook event: Bobzbay is proud to host Sharon ShareAlike and Ava ShareAlike for our first ever Drag Queen Story Hour (also known as DQSH). This will be a fun, family friendly event for…