New Title IX Rules Offer ‘Comprehensive Coverage’ for LGBTQ+ Students and Sexual Violence Survivors
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by Nadra Nittle, The 19th*
9h ago
Originally published by The 19th Advocates for the LGBTQ+ community and sexual violence survivors are largely applauding the Department of Education’s newly released federal regulations to protect the rights of these groups in schools, though they also expressed reservations about the lack of clear protections for transgender athletes.  Unveiled on Friday, the final rule under Title IX includes provisions that strengthen the rights of sexual violence survivors during investigations and of LGBTQ+ individuals to experience school in a way that aligns with their gender identity. Title IX is ..read more
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Photos: Friedberg Says ‘Hello’ to Chicago with an Impressive Thalia Hall Performance
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by Laurie Fanelli
9h ago
Friedberg, the London-based four-piece known for beautifully blending post punk guitars with synth-pop dreaminess, performed at Thalia Hall in Chicago on April 21 as part of their tour supporting German indie rockers Giant Rooks. Though the band – comprised of Anna Friedberg (vocals, guitar, percussion), Emily Linden (guitar), Cheryl Pinero (bass), and Daniel Brandt filling in for Laura Williams (drums) – weren’t the headliners, the crowd got swept away in the excitement of their sound. After stepping on stage to rumbling bass tones that prepared the crowd for the visceral experience that was ..read more
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Women-Owned Cannabis Dispensaries in Illinois to Visit on 4/20 and Beyond
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by Karen Hawkins
3d ago
Women have been central to Illinois’ push for legal weed since the very beginning — the bill to legalize recreational cannabis was sponsored by State Sens. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) and Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) and as state Reps. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) and Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-Peoria). Since then, the state has been making strides to make the cannabis industry itself more equitable, including opportunities for women, LGBTQ+ folks, non-men and people of color to grow, sell products and own dispensaries. From 2020 to 2023, the number of women-owned cannabis companies has gro ..read more
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Accessible Exhibits Showcase The L, LPs, PBS, UFOs, Etc.
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by Janet Arvia
3d ago
Forget the stereotypes about art aficionados. Chicagoans need not don an eye monocle or beret to appreciate current and upcoming exhibitions since the following shows are geared to various ages with vast interests. For example, the Chicago History Museum invites visitors to travel back 131 years when the city’s famed “L” car took guests to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in L Car No. 1 First Look (through June 30). The exhibit offers artifacts from the exposition, period music and information on headliners at the fair. More than 200 pieces of rare jewelry from the late Renaissance to th ..read more
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Just the Tip: People Can Quiet Quit Relationships Too
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by Jera Brown
1w ago
Just the Tip is a sex and relationship column hosted by queer non-monogamous kinkster Jera Brown. Here you will find interviews with sexuality researchers and educators as well as smart and compassionate responses to anonymous questions. If you would like to be interviewed or have a sex or love question you’d like Jera to answer, email justthequestions@gmail.com or DM Jera on Instagram or Twitter @thejerabrown. The idea of quiet quitting went viral following a 2022 TikTok video from engineer Zaid Khan who defined it as “quitting the idea of going above and beyond at work.” It spawn ..read more
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Review: Unleashing ‘The Beast’ in The Urban Jungle
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by Janet Arvia
1w ago
Léa Seydoux’s résumé reads like a Who’s Who in the film industry. After appearing in Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood (2010), she scored roles in arthouse faves such as Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris (2011); Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) and The French Dispatch (2021); David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future (2022) and Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two (2024); with franchise hits Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and No Time to Die (2021) in between. Still, the French actress is hardly a household name in the States. Theoretically, the 2024 release of Bertrand Bonello’s T ..read more
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Review: ‘COPA 71’ – The Women’s World Cup We Were Supposed to Forget
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by Valerie Hawkins
2w ago
April 6, 2024 marked the premiere of COPA 71, a sports documentary directed by Rachel Ramsay and James Erskine, at the 41st edition of the Miami Film Festival. A second screening is scheduled for April 13. If you’ve the opportunity to see it, you must. Especially if you’re into soccer, or football as it’s called elsewhere in the world, and especially women’s soccer. COPA 71 tells the story of the Women’s World Cup competition held in 1971. You may pause, and respond that you’ve never heard of any women’s soccer team competition happening in 1971, and further, that the first FIFA Official Wome ..read more
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Chicago Premieres Premier Productions This Spring
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by Janet Arvia
3w ago
As the season of rejuvenation, spring brings many fresh things. Outside, Mother Nature introduces blooming buds and newborn wildlife while Chicago venues offer a host of new shows indoors. Thanks to Shattered Globe Theatre, Charly Evon Simpson’s Jump (April 19-June 1) makes its Midwest premiere. “I’ve been looking forward to working on this play for over a year now,” says the company’s associate artistic director AmBer Montgomery who is directing the play. “At the heart of this production is our brilliant playwright, Charly. She’s masterfully navigated the complexities of grief, family d ..read more
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Protected: Their Ancestors Were Pillars of Civil Rights Movements. Now, They’re Fighting Historical Erasure.
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by Michelle Duster
3w ago
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Meet Six Women Working to Diversify Our Democracy
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by Darreonna Davis, The 19th*, Mel Leonor Barclay, The 19th* and Grace Panetta, The 19th*
3w ago
Originally published by The 19th Women have long made up the majority of registered voters and voters who turn out in elections. But women, and women of color especially, remain underrepresented in elected office and the political arena.  Women’s History Month, recognized every year in March, celebrates progress made in women’s rights and representation — and highlights how far there still is to go. This year, the theme is Women Who Advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). It comes at a time of increasing attacks on DEI programs at universities and businesses.   Six ..read more
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