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Legacy Project hosts first Pride Month celebration

More than 100 people attended the Legacy Project's first-ever Pride Month celebration at the Center on Halsted rooftop terrace June 30.

The night featured DJ FLX spinning tunes, piano jazz by Bruce Kamsler and entertainment by Angelique Munro, Cyon Flare, Kayla Polanco and Madame X.

The Legacy Project announces education initiative

With Pride upon us and the dedication of the Legacy Walk on National Coming-Out Day—Oct. 11—fast approaching, come two announcements from The Legacy Project.

Dra. Antonia Pantoja honored as Pride Month starts

A tribute honoring lesbian Puerto Rican educator and activist Dr. Antonia Pantoja was held June 1 at the Institute for Puerto Rican Arts and Culture. About 50 people attended the event, which kicked off both Puerto Rican Independence Month and Pride Month.

Legacy Walk fundraising kicks off

LGBT leaders from around the city gathered at the Palmer House Hilton downtown to begin fundraising efforts for the Legacy Walk, the LGBT walking museum headed for permanent display on Halsted street next year.

Cleve Jones coming to Chicago for Legacy Project event

Cleve Jones has some words for his community, and not all of them are flattering.

Legacy walk to transform Halsted Street into a walking museum

With Pride month upon us comes more news from the Legacy Project. This walking museum along a half-mile stretch of Halsted Street showcasing biographies of notable LGBT people across history will take shape with a Gala Luncheon in October of this year and a dedication to take place on Oct.

National-Louis forum looks at Legacy Project, bullying

National-Louis University hosted the "2nd Annual Forum on LGBTQA issues in Higher Education: Building Knowledge-Practice-Action" March 2.

Legacy Project hopes to bring LGBT history to Boystown

Imagine being able to walk down Halsted Street in the near future and have LGBT history right at your fingertips. That's just what Victor Salvo, Lori Cannon and Owen Keehnen hope to do with their Legacy Project. They want to create an outdoor museum right in the heart of Boystown.