After Push From LGBTQ+ Activists, Elk Grove Village Takes Antiquated Ban On Wearing 'Clothes Belonging To The Opposite Sex' Off BooksOnly men should wear pants and women wear skirts – that is the gist of a law still in effect in many Chicago suburbs. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported, Elk Grove Village took action against that law on Wednesday.
Pride North Festival In Rogers Park Draws Heat For Charging $20 Admission Fee, Which Alderwoman Says Is Not Allowed On Public WaySome partygoers attending an LGBTQ pride festival this past weekend in Rogers Park say they were hit with a fee to attend.
On Pride Sunday, Group Gathers In Lakeview To Rally For LGBTQ Rights, Against Police Brutality And InequitiesIn the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Pride Parade has been postponed until October. But Chicago’s LGBTQ community did turn out for a march and rally they set up in contrast to the parade that features corporations and politicians.
Pride Month History Makers: Victor Salvo, Legacy Project
At Drag March For Change, Protesters Call For End To Violence Against Black Transgender PeopleAmid the joy of LGBTQ Pride Month celebrations, hundreds of people turned out Sunday to call attention to a serious topic – attacks on the Black transgender community.
Chicago Pride History Makers: Tracy Baim, Founder Of The Windy City TimesTracy Baim did more than tell the fight-for-rights story in Chicago. A community media evangelist, she saved the Chicago Reader, but also co-founded the Windy City Times.
Chicago Pride History Makers: Art Johnston And Pepe Peña, Founders Of Sidetrack Bar And Advocates For JusticeArt Johnston and José “Pepe” Peña were just two guys who met at a bar and fell in love. The problem was that society had a problem with them. They were gay, and it was shortly before gay men started dying of a strange disease.
Thousands Of Drivers Join In LGBTQ Pride Drive In Buffalo GroveOn Sunday afternoon, thousands of cars took part in a Pride Drive in Buffalo Grove.
Chicago Pride Month 2021: Five Things To KnowThere will be plenty of opportunities to get out and about for LGBTQ pride festivities in Chicago this month. Here are five things to know.