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401 | Dan Savage: Savage Love
401 | Dan Savage: Savage Love

Photo Credit: Rachel Robinson

Mon, Oct 31 | 8 – 9 PM
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Thorne Auditorium
375 E Chicago Ave | Chicago, IL | 60611
  • Members: $20
  • Public: $25
  • Students and Teachers: $10

Author, sex-advice columnist, podcaster, and pundit, Dan Savage’s graphic, pragmatic, and humorous advice has changed the cultural conversation about monogamy, gay rights, religiosity, and politics. In 2010 Savage and his husband Terry Miller founded the Emmy-winning “It Gets Better” Project, gathering tens of thousands of videos from people all over the world offering messages of hope to LGBT kids. Join CHF Associate Artistic Director Alison Cuddy in welcoming Savage back to our stage for a frank conversation on gay rights, gay marriage, and the speed of social change.

This program is presented in partnership with Time Out Chicago.

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Dan Savage is a writer, TV personality, and activist best known for his political and social commentary, as well as his honest approach to sex, love and relationships. With his partner, Terry Miller, he founded the "It Gets Better" Project, which has become a global movement of support for the LGBT youth community.

Alison Cuddy is the Associate Artistic Director at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Before coming to the Festival, she spent more than 10 years at WBEZ 91.5 FM. There she helped launched Odyssey, a nationally syndicated talk show of arts and ideas, hosted the morning news magazine Eight Forty-Eight and reported on arts and culture.

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