Buffalo Grove comes out to support transgender community

Members of Buffalo Grove Pride come out in support of the transgender community on Thursday, Nov. 1. (Photo from BG Pride)

BUFFALO GROVE — Buffalo Grove became the latest Illinois city to come out in support of the transgender community after news of the proposed new federal policy.

Carolyn Heyman Pinta said that 40 people showed up for the rally.

The suburb joins Bloomington, Decatur and Normal as communities that have come out to support the transgender community.

There will be a vigil or remembrance for the transgender community on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Buffalo Grove Community Arts Center, 225 McHenry Road.

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