Producer, writer, host
Devlyn is an alumnus of Columbia College Chicago. Before pursuing a degree in Writing & Producing for Television, they studied musical theatre history with Albert Williams, whose guidance led to a passion for queer history. Devlyn's work with the Mattachine podcast earned them a place on the Windy City Times
"30 Under 30" in 2018 and recognition in the Chicago Tribune, just above a fab photo of Mary Steenburgen.
You can also find their writing covering the queer beat in the Chicago Reader.
They co-host and produce They & Them, a queer news podcast in Chicago.
Devlyn also writes middle grade historical fantasy (featuring queer characters, of course) with their writing partner. Email if you have any inquiries! If not studying queer history, they're likely watching Frasier.
Paul Di Ciccio
Paul is a director and performance artist living in Chicago. He is thrilled to be working on Mattachine and to be shedding light on an ongoing struggle for liberation. He has a degree in Theatre Directing with a minor in Women & Gender Studies from Columbia College Chicago.
Albert is a journalist, theater artist, teacher, and activist in Chicago. He was an award-winning editor of GayLife and Windy City Times newspapers in the 1980s, and his work as a theater critic for the Chicago Reader won a George Jean Nathan Award. In 1982, he represented GayLife at the Washington, D.C. conference of activists and health professionals at which GRID (Gay-Related Immune Deficiency) was renamed AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
In 1985, he co-produced “Arts Against AIDS,” a benefit show at Second City that launched what would become the AIDS support agency Season of Concern. Albert also held leadership positions with the Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival, the Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting, the Coalition Against Media/Marketing Prejudice, and other cultural and political groups. He has taught music and theatre courses at Columbia College Chicago since 1985.
Albert was inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame in 2003.
as Harry Hay (in addition to real audio of Hay courtesy of ONE Archives at the USC Libraries) as Chuck Rowland as Bob Hull; Phil as Marilyn "Boopsie" Rieger; Kinsey Reporter as David Finn; Newscaster; Sen. Ralph Brewster; Muncie Star Reporter; Mr. Scherer; Confidential File as Genne Call; Geraldine Jackson; FBI informant as Gerry Brissette; Dale Olson/Curtis White as Jim Kepner as Mattachino; Sen. Kenneth Wherry; Jack Spicer; Frank Pestana as Hal Call as Paul Coates; Sen. Millard Tydings as Sen. Styles Bridges; State Dept. Interrogator; FBI agent; Mr. Tavenner as Deputy Undersecretary John Peurifoy; FBI agent; James the printer as George Sokolsky; Captain Stanley as Journalist; Mr. Doyle as Reverend Wallace de Ortega Maxey; Dorr Legg as Ken Burns as Phyllis Lyon as Rose Bamberger
Paul Di Ciccio
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