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Chicago Pride: 10 historic LGBTQ sites to visit

Located in the heart of Boystown in the Lakeview neighborhood, the Legacy Walk is the world’s only outdoor LGBTQ history museum.

Boystown mainstay honoring LGBTQ leaders getting landmark status

CHICAGO - As the celebration for Pride Fest continues, a mainstay of Boystown is getting official landmark status for educating the public about LGBTQ contributions to history.

Set up for Pride underway at Loring Park

Set up for Pride weekend is underway in Loring Park. The park will have 400 vendors, including 40 food vendors to tempt your tastes.  (Mentions the Legacy Wall)

Boystown Legacy Walk, pylons to be named first multi-block LGBTQ landmark in the world

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The country's first outdoor LGBTQ museum, the Legacy Walk, is in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.

Walking down Halsted street you can see tall golden pylons everywhere.

Legacy Wall at U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank is proud to present the Legacy Wall in its first-ever visit to Minnesota.

Out at CHM event explores current, past activism

Chicago History Museum closed the 16th season of its Out at CHM LGBT-focused programming June 13 with "Quiet as a Riot," a discussion of the past and current states of LGBT activism in the city.

5 Events To Check Out In Chicago This Week

Walking the Walk: Celebrating 50 Years of LGBTQ+ Activism with Victor Salvo’s Legacy Project

In Time For Pride, Rainbow Colored Crosswalks

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — In time for Pride month, several crosswalks on Chicago’s North Side are now painted the colors of the rainbow.

'It's extraordinarily powerful': first trans monument comes to New York

Transgender activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are set to be honored close to the location of the Stonewall uprising of which they were a part of in 1969. (They are also featured on Chicago's Legacy Walk)