Equality Illinois' Dining Out for Equality is Thursday, Oct. 2 this year, just a month before the important general election and then the return of the legislature for its fall session.
After 25 years in Boystown, the Howard Brown Health Center's Brown Elephant Resale Shop has officially settled into its new Lakeview location, a storefront owners say will double as an event space.
Arson detectives with the Chicago Police Department say they're on the hunt for additional clues and surveillance footage after nine separate alley fires occurred in Lakeview since June.
October is officially LGBT History Month and this year marks its 20th anniversary. LGBT History Month celebrates the chronicle of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and its struggle for identity, rights and equality.
"I like taking that fear and turning it on its ear, making people think about how they feel about people who are different from themselves."
"People ask about old songs. I don't know that I'm that kind of person in life either. I don't go back that often. I move forward."
"I've been doing this for a long, long time. To be involved with things that I enjoy doing, I couldn't ask for more."
"I like pushing the boundaries and saying things that other people are thinking but just won’t say."