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 …

Our Chicago: Town hall celebrates Pride Month

CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7, Chicago's No. 1 station for news, is celebrating Pride Month on all of its platforms, including two special virtual town halls on June 10 and June 24. This week's forum is moderated by ABC 7 Chicago's I-Team Consumer Investigative Reporter, Jason Knowles ...

LGBTQ Spaces Are Disappearing

Physical spaces for people in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community are disappearing throughout the country and have been for decades ...

Chicago Pride: North Halsted Legacy Walk is tour through LGBTQ history

In Chicago's newly-renamed North Halsted neighborhood, 40 rainbow pylons form the Legacy Walk, mounted with plaques taking the public through LGBTQ+ history.

"The meaning of this community to the larger LGBTQ diaspora cannot be understated," said Mayor Lori Lightfoot ...

LGBTQ+: Rainbow flag will fly at Daley Plaza for Pride Month

As the first openly LGBTQ+ Cook County Commissioner, Kevin Morrison was proud to kick off Pride Month in the county with the raising of the rainbow pride flag at Daley Plaza.

For the first time ever, it will fly throughout the month ...

Pride Together sponsored by Jewel Osco

June is Pride Month and we’re joining forces with Jewel Osco to celebrate Pride Together. This theme celebrates the importance of community and acknowledges that we are stronger together as work to spread love, acceptance, and empathy ...

LGBTQ history lesson plans will be used at PPS this fall

PEORIA (WEEK) -- The people behind new PPS lesson plans that focus on accomplishments and contributions of people who are LGBTQ say their goal is to show that people of different sexual orientations have done great things ...

LGBTQ curriculum will be implemented in Peoria schools this fall. What will it entail?

PEORIA – Gay and transgender people have made great contributions to society throughout history, but their stories are rarely told ...