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Lighthouse Foundation looks ahead to 2021 survey

Matt Simonette

Lincoln Park-based Lighthouse Foundation, an advocacy that primarily uplifts Black LGBTQ Chicagoans and has its roots in Lincoln Park-based Lighthouse Church of Chicago, will survey five prominent LGBTQ-focused local organizations to measure their inclusion of Black individuals at their staff, board and client levels.

Bradbury-Sullivan marks MLK Jr. Day with virtual Spirituality Symposium

Jennifer Sheehan

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown will mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a virtual version of its annual Spirituality Symposium.

Lincoln Park Black Queer Advocacy Group Hosting Winter Virtual Pride Celebration As 2020 ‘Victory Lap’

Jake Wittich

The Lighthouse Foundation's three-day Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition will stream from the group's Facebook page and feature performances from Black LGBTQ people in Chicago.

‘We're not asking for any more than what we are already deserved’

Adam M. Rhodes

Boystown, the enclave billed as a place where LGBTQ+ people of all stripes are safe to be themselves, faces a racial reckoning decades in the making.

Community reacts to Boystown name change

Matt Simonette

Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) announced Sept. 23 that it would discontinue utilizing the term "Boystown" in its marketing of the area.

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