Dr. Ellie Kim, a research coordinator at Lurie Children's Hospital's Trans Youth Care Study, was the first of several Lurie Children's Hospital employees to publicly come out against cosmetic genital surgeries the hospital has performed on intersex children. | Jake Wittich/Block Club ChicagoJake Wittich/Block Club Chicago

After Lurie Children’s Pledges To Stop Surgeries On Intersex Kids, Activists Urge Other Hospitals To Follow

"This is a watershed moment," said Sean Saifa Wall, cofounder of the Intersex Justice Project.

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None Of The City’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Grants Went To North Lawndale Last Round

Lawndale is one of the neighborhoods that is supposed to be prioritized under the INVEST South/West initiative. Now the fund has reopened, and West Side leaders are encouraging applicants to try again.

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Andersonville’s Cheetah Gym Turning Its Parking Lot Into Outdoor Movie Theater

The parking lot will be sectioned off for socially-distanced viewings of "A Goofy Movie" and "A League Of Their Own."

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Outdoor Dance Performances, Classes Coming To Avondale Parking Lot In October

The events, scheduled for Oct. 3-4, are being put on by a dance company formed in the midst of the pandemic.