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Gay Chicago Rewind: Gay life in Chicago this week, back in... 1985, 1993 and 2012

An article in Windy City Times by Carrie Maxwell begins:

Lighthouse LGBTQ hosts program about new inclusive Illinois school curriculum

Lighthouse LGBTQ is hosting a special program and discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 16, about the Illinois Inclusive Curriculum bill passed by the Illinois legislature this spring.

The fight for visibility: Legacy Wall celebrates LGBTQIA* history on campus

The Legacy Wall, a traveling installation created by The Legacy Project (TLP), stopped in Hillman Hall Oct. 1, giving Washington University students the opportunity to visualize and learn about the past and present of the LGBTQIA* community.

Where to Find Meaningful LGBTQ Monuments Around the World

Public memorials honoring figures from the LGBTQ community say a lot about a city’s culture and serve as a reminder that coming out can be its own heroic milestone.

The Legacy Walk

Chicago, Illinois

The Legacy Project at Washington University in St. Louis

The Legacy Project is a nationally-recognized traveling monument that celebrates 4,000 years of LGBTQIA+ history around the globe.

Legacy Wall Showcases LGBTQ Faces of Greatness

The Legacy Wall is coming to Palm Springs, California for Pride 2019

How LGBTQ history will be taught in public schools

What do Walt Whitman, Jane Addams, Harvey Milk, Sally Ride and Rock Hudson have in common? They were trailblazers and pioneers in their respective fields. They also were gay.

Illinois schools to spotlight LGBTQ contributions under new law: ‘The right kind of mandate’

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill last week mandating Illinois public schools teach students about the contributions to American society of people that identify as LGBTQ, and now advocates who pushed for the law must develop a curriculum by the next school year. (Mentions the Legacy Project)

Illinois Will Soon Require All Public Schools to Teach LGBTQ History

Illinois just officially became the fifth state to require its public schools to include LGBTQ history in the curriculum.

LGBTQ history to be taught in all Illinois public schools starting next year

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill into law that will require all public schools in the state to teach history that includes the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.