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Chicago’s Latino lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer communities are embracing the city’s progress toward equality, while recognizing there’s still work to be done. Particularly when it comes to providing safe and welcoming environments for today’s LGBTQ+ youth.

Artwork by Lilly Wachowski, best known as co-director of “The Matrix,” honors 27 transgender people killed last year—and allows the viewer to look them in the eyes.

An Eventbrite ad for the canceled "The Room" haunted house event.
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Event listing says participants in nightclub, church shooting scenarios would have to “face the consequences” of their actions.

Chicago reacts to the mass shooting in Orlando that left a reported 49 dead. We have the latest as a vigil gets underway in Lakeview.

We take a look at a local organization that helps transgender people improve their work skills, find jobs, and overcome social stigmas facing the trans community. 

It will be the first of its kind in the Midwest: affordable housing geared towards gay and lesbian senior citizens. We look at how and why the new building in Lakeview came about.