Category: Southern Illinois

News and events for Southern Illinois outside of MetroEast.

Southern Illinois AIDS Coalition makes deliveries to needy families

CARBONDALE — The Southern Illinois AIDS Coalition made visits to need families in Illinois’s 19 southernmost counties on Friday for Christmas.

The group, which is dedicated to supporting low-income families impacted by HIV/AIDS in far southern Illinois. They delivered toys to families and are continuing fundraising through the end of the year. 

May Polyamory in Southern Illinois Munch

CARBONDALE — We didn’t get to the second half of the definitions because an opportunity came up to discuss issues surrounding the addition of people to a polycule. Topics for May include the second half of the definitions. If we have time left, we will discuss the differences between poly/swinging/open marriage. Feel free to bring…

Equality Illinois LGBTQ Town Halls launch in Central and Southern Illinois

Equality Illinois

NORMAL — With Illinoisans facing uncertainty about LGBTQ rights in the Trump era and push back in some parts of the state as they try to assert their rights, Equality Illinois LGBTQ Town Halls launch Tuesday night in Bloomington-Normal and continue Wednesday night in Peoria. Future town halls are scheduled in Carbondale and the Metro…