Events planned around LGBTQ veterans and Veterans Day

Fri. October 25, 2019 6:42 AM

american veterans for equal rights, 2019

photo credit // steven koch
The American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) Chicago Chapter will hold its annual LGBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Nov. 11 at 6:30 Ann Sather Restaurant at 909 W Belmont Ave Chicago. The dinner speaker will be Tatyana Moaton, former U.S. Army intelligence analyst. Silent auction. $35. RSVP to Jim Darby at 773-752-0058 or More at or ?

The Center on Halsted's third annual Trans Military Appreciation event will honor and demonstrate support for transgender military members, transgender veterans, and families Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted, Chicago. No cost, no RSVP needed. More information at

Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza will be honoring veterans including Air Force veteran Jean Albright and Navy veteran Stanley Jenczyk on Friday, Nov.1, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Blue Room on the 15th floor of the James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph St.