CHICAGO — Equality Illinois is holding a special event for Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31 in Chicago.
From the EI website:
Get excited, Chicago! Sunday March 31st is the most REAL, BEAUTIFUL, and NECESSARY holiday of the year! TRANS DAY OF VISIBILITY 2019!
Join us for a special celebration in honor of Transgender Day of Visibilityand the official launch of Trans-Inclusive Chicago!
Enjoy an evening of music, drag, comedy, burlesque, spoken word and powerful speeches in keeping with the theme of our current Trans Art Is exhibit at the Andersonville Galleria, Love & Liberation. Our collective is at it again building platforms for Trans/GNC and QTPOC artists to share their voices, sounds, movement, and truths. The lineup is phenomenal!
Crocodile Lightning, Burlesque
Switch The Boi Wonder, Draglesque
Darling Squire, Dance
CJ Run, Hip Hop
KJ Whitehead, Comic
Chloe Martens, Playwright
Mirza N. Shams, DJ
Chrisette Gisélle Klima, R&B
T Munoz, Spoken Word
By joining this celebration you’ll be supporting the amazing talent of local Trans Art Is artists, and honoring art’s vital role in healing and social transformation, while helping to fund the next generation of Trans-Inclusive Chicago! initiatives. Want to help grow Trans-Inclusive Chicago? The campaign relies on cross-community leadership. Whether you’re an individual, small org, or big corp, consider becoming an Event Sponsor, donating, or volunteering. Message us. All sponsor and donation monies or volunteer hours go directly towards fueling our Trans-Inclusive Chicago! initiatives: Trans Art Is, #HireTransNOW, Get Trained, Get Feedback, and the Pilot Trans-Inclusive Andersonville! Campaign.