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But I’m a Cheerleader

Our March Rainbow Cafe will be on Friday, March 15th, 2019. We will be meeting at the Unitarian Church of Park Forest. Doors open at approximately 6:30 pm. The film starts around 7:00 pm. Snacks and soft drinks are served. March’s month’s film is “But I’m a Cheerleader”. Megan (Natasha Lyonne) considers herself a typical…
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Boy Erased

Our April Rainbow Cafe will be on Friday, April 19th, 2019. We will be meeting at the Unitarian Church of Park Forest. Doors open at approximately 6:30 pm. The film starts around 7:00 pm. Snacks and soft drinks are served. April’s month’s film is “Boy Erased”. “Boy Erased” tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons…
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The Happy Prince

Our May Rainbow Cafe will be on Friday, May 17th, 2019. We will be meeting at the Unitarian Church of Park Forest. Doors open at approximately 6:30 pm. The film starts around 7:00 pm. Snacks and soft drinks are served. May’s month’s film is “The Happy Prince”. In a cheap Parisian hotel, Oscar Wilde (Rupert…
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I Do

Our next Rainbow Cafe will be on Friday, February 15th, 2019. We will be meeting at the Unitarian Church of Park Forest. Doors open at approximately 6:30 pm. The film starts around 7:00 pm. Snacks and soft drinks are served. This month’s film is “I Do”. A gay Brit living in New York is deprived…
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Two Gay Australian Penguins Are Now Proud Parents!

Even in the animal kingdom, gay couples make some of the best and most loving parents! With many penguin eggs often getting abandoned by distracted parents, the managers at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium in Australia had the idea to provide their colony’s only same-sex penguin couple with an egg of their own, reports the New York…
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Anniversary of state same-sex law

Tuesday marked the five year anniversary of the state legalizing same-sex marriage. This was before the Supreme Court required all states to issue same-sex licenses in June of 2015. State Senator Heather Steans of Chicago sponsored the bill and said “We must ensure we do not lose ground and in fact make progress in the fight for…
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Rainbow Cafe Presents “The Perfect Wedding”

Gavin (Jason T. Gaffney, Jolly) and Paul (Eric Aragon, The Interview), two young gay men, meet and fall in love over a holiday weekend where family and friends are planning the wedding of Paul’s sister. The problem is, Gavin is posing as the boyfriend of Paul’s ex and the two find themselves in a classic…
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Nearly 180 Companies Oppose Alarming Effort to Erase Transgendered People from Legal Protections

Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people – detailed in a recent report by the New York Times on administrative efforts to erase transgender non-discrimination protections through reinterpretation of existing law – 121 additional companies, including 49 enterprise businesses and 73 small and mid-size companies, have joined…
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Rainbow 🏳️‍🌈 Cafe Premiere’s “Love, Simon”

The next Rainbow 🏳️‍🌈 Cafe will be on Friday, November 16th. We will be screening the film “Love, Simon”. From the producers of “The Fault in Our Stars” comes the heartfelt coming-of-age story about the adventures of finding yourself and falling in love. Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year-old Simon Spier (Nick…
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Lady Gaga Says Trump Is ‘Driven By Ignorance’ In Trans Rights Attack

The “A Star Is Born” actress believes Trump and his administration are “living in an alternate universe.” Lady Gaga doesn’t know what reality Donald Trump is living in, because in hers transgender people matter and won’t be erased. The “A Star Is Born” actress issued a passionate response to reports that the Trump administration is planning to…
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Trump Administration Effort to Erase Transgender Americans Will Not Stand

Yesterday, transgender Americans received confirmation of what we had long suspected – namely, the Trump-Pence administration was literally trying to write them out of the law by defining them out of existence. This effort, spearheaded by anti-LGBTQ extremists in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), not only willfully ignores the long line…
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October Rainbow Changes

Rainbow Café has been moved to October 20th, 2018 at 6:30pm. We have also moved locations this month. Please message us for the address. Also we have also created a facebook page. We will post updates there as well and share pertinent information there as well. We will continue to post updates here on our…
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