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.

The Chicago LGBT Hall Of Fame Has Announced The 2020 Inductees

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame will hold a virtual ceremony to honor the 2020 inductees. The nominees, who were announced Monday, were chosen for their contributions to “the quality of life or well-being of the LGBT community in Chicago.” ... including The Legacy Project

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees

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.

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees, virtual ceremony

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.

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees; Virtual Ceremony in October

Chicago, IL - Due to the Covid-19 crisis, this year's Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be virtual and webcast on October 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in recognition of National LGBT History Month.

5 LGBTQ+ Monuments Around the World

Legacy Walk, Chicago

The Legacy Walk is a half-mile-long walk down North Halsted Street in Chicago. Both sides of the street hold a total of 20 bronze-coloured columns, each with the life and work of two significant individuals in the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ History To Be Taught In Illinois Classrooms This School Year

This coming school year, districts will be expected to provide information on LGBTQ figures in history before students graduate eighth grade.

State representative Anna Moeller, an Elgin Democrat, said she believes the addition is positive for all students.

Teaching LGBTQ History: New Law Calls for Curriculum Inclusion

uly 1 marks the first day that public schools in Illinois are required to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in their lesson plans. It’s one of many new state laws taking effect Wednesday.