Q&A: Kimler Discusses Legacy Project LGBTQ Curriculum

In compliance with an Illinois state law requiring inclusive history lesson plans, Peoria Public Schools will begin using the Legacy Project curriculum for high schools next spring.

The free curriculum developed in Chicago will teach students about LGBTQ figures in U.S. history.

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

LGBTQ History Month is having a much broader impact in Illinois this year, thanks to a new law that mandates the teaching of LGBTQ heritage in public schools across the state.

New Curriculum Brings LGBTQ History Into The Light

The kids called Grayson Alexander "dyke" and "faggot." The bullying got worse when he came out  as transgender the summer between eighth grade and high school. 

Now a senior at Loyola University in Chicago, the Springfield native says attending school was “not fun.”

Legacy Walk inducts rockers Mercury and Sylvester

Musicians Freddie Mercury and Sylvester became the latest inductees onto the Legacy Walk, the Northalsted landmark functioning as an open-air museum paying tribute to notable members of the LGBTQ community.

Freddie Mercury and Sylvester memorials to be unveiled in Chicago - here's what you need to know

Freddie Mercury and Sylvester's legacies are to be immortalised in bronze this weekend, as memorials of the music icons are unveiled in Chicago.

The bronze memorial plaques are to be inducted onto The Legacy Walk Historic Landmark Outdoor LGBTQ Museum this Sunday (11 October) ...

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2020 hosts virtual induction ceremony on Oct. 13

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame will celebrate its 30th year with a virtual induction ceremony for 2020 inductees on Oct. 13 ...

How Stoli is Breathing Life Into Our LGBTQ Legacy

... Stoli vodka has been at the forefront of these efforts. A brand that puts ideology into action, Stoli has long supported the LGBTQ community in ways that run much deeper than a performative parade float or cocktail cozy. One of these partnerships has been with The Legacy Project.

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony on Facebook Live Oct. 13

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame was founded in 1991 to honor people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made significant contributions to the quality of life or well-being of the LGBT community in Chicago.

Legacy Walk to honor Freddie Mercury, Sylvester Oct. 11

The Legacy Project will honor the late music superstars Freddie Mercury and Sylvester in a virtual event Sunday, Oct.

Looking at implementation of an LGBTQ+ curriculum in state public schools

On Aug. 9, 2019, Gov. JB Pritzker signed Illinois House Bill 246 into law, amending the school code to include contributions of LGBTQ+ figures in public schools all over the state, effective as of July 1, 2020.