How to celebrate Pride Month 2022 in Chicago

June in Chicago is spectacular for many reasons — the beaches are open on our sparkling lakefront, bustling patios fill with restaurant-goers, and festival season is in full swing across the city. But one of the major highlights of June is Pride Month.

These 10 must-see LGBTQ2S+ monuments celebrate our achievements and commemorate our struggles

As LGBTQ2S+ people around the world gain greater visibility, it’s only natural we seek to memorialize and honour our history with monuments. But that effort comes with a responsibility to be accurate and inclusive.

‘That story went through me like a spear’: Founder, director of Legacy Project Chicago speaks about poignant inspiration behind it

The Legacy Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to honor the accomplishments of LGBTQ people around the world, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

Legacy Wall highlights contributions of LGBTQ+ people throughout history

October is LGBTQ+ History Month, and Peoria is welcoming a special exhibit covering the significance of LGBTQ+ individuals in America called the Legacy Wall.

Northalsted Legacy Walk highlights activists who helped advance gay rights in Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Police bar raids targeting gay people and secret underground newsletters warning the gay community of dangers may sound unimaginable now, but it was happening in Chicago decades ago.

Legacy Walk plaques added for Pauli Murray, Matthew Shepard

The Legacy Project unveiled two bronze plaques recognizing LGBTQ+ historical figures Pauli Murray and Matthew Shepard on Oct. 16.

Collections by Michelle Brown Podcast Featuring the Legacy Project's Victor Salvo

The Legacy Project was inspired the first time the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt was shown at the National March on Washington for LGBTQ Civil Rights in 1987 to answer the question “Who would remember those who came before us when we were gone?”

Victor Salvo, Co-Founder Of The Legacy Project

Video interview with Salvo by CBS-2 Chicago's Robb Ellis.

Peoria Public Schools adding LGBTQ+ history into curriculum starting this fall

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria Public Schools District 150 is moving forward with its initiative to promote inclusivity within its lesson plans.

I toured LGBTQ-friendly neighborhoods in 3 cities during Pride Month and found they all honor LGBTQ people in unique ways

When I got closer to the pylons along the Legacy Walk, I noticed each side honored an LGBTQ leader …