Category: Chicagoland

News and events from the Chicago metropolitan area and the North Shore.

Broadway Youth Center Supply Drive on Dec. 15

CHICAGO — The AIDS Foundation of Chicago will be hosting a supply drive for the Broadway Youth Center on Saturday, Dec. 15. From the Facebook event. AIDS Foundation of Chicago‘s Associate Board is back with another event to celebrate the holiday season! Anyone in the giving spirit? We sure are! Join us as we host…

Equality Illinois makes endorsement in Chicago treasurer race

Equality Illinois

CHICAGO — Equality Illinois this week made a  endorsement in the race for Chicago treasurer. The organization usually endorses for positions in state government or mayors offices. Politico Illinois reported the endorsement in their Friday morning Illinois Playbook newsletter. Equality Illinois CEO Brian Johnson told Politico that his group was worried about the stances, or…

Chicago aldermen condemn administration’s discrimination against transgender community

CHICAGO — The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution opposing the Trump administration’s proposed anti-transgender policy. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the council passed the resolution after the appeal of a transgender girl’s mother. “I’m 100 percent certain that my gender, your gender, and my child’s gender is for the person to decide.…

Buffalo Grove Pride adds festival for next year

BUFFALO GROVE — This Chicago suburb’s first Pride celebration has just gotten bigger. The celebration, called the Pinta Pride Project after 12-year-old Molly Pinta who started the fundraising, will also include a festival as well as a parade. According to the Pinta Pride Project website, the parade will be on a mile-long round on Checker…

Clothing Swap at University of Chicago

CHICAGO — The Office of LGBTQ Student Life – The University of Chicago and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs – The University of Chicago will be hosting a clothing swap at the University of Chicago Center for Identity + Inclusion on Monday, Dec. 3. From the Facebook event: Student Support Services and LGBTQ Student Life are organizing a…

AIDS Awareness Stamps Presentation at Gerber/Hart

CHICAGO — The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives in Chicago will be holding a presentation on the AIDS Ribbon as a part of the 25th anniversary of its debut. From the Facebook event: December 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1993 Red Ribbon for AIDS Awareness US postage stamp. The use of the untied red…