Archive for the 1996 Category

TONI ARMSTRONG, JR.

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1997 A leader since the 1970s in documenting, producing, and performing lesbian and feminist music, she is […]

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TIFFANI ST. CLOUD

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 By age 18 in 1996, she had become a chief motivating force behind formation of the […]

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NORM SLOAN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 Since 1988, as a volunteer registrar, he has registered at least 38,000 voters. In some weeks, […]

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CHARLOTTE NEWFELD

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1996 A civic artist and tenacious advocate for gay and lesbian Chicagoans since the […]

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IFTI NASIM

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 [Now Deceased] Born in Pakistan, he wrote ‘Narman’, an award winning book of Urdu poetry – […]

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MARY F. MORTEN

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 The first African American president of the National Organization for Women’s Chicago chapter, she contributed to […]

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TONY MIDNITE

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 [Now Deceased] After coming to Chicago in 1951 as a female impersonator, he opened a costume […]

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FRANKIE KNUCKLES

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 [Now Deceased] As a producer, remixer, and DJ, he is the inventor and popularized of “house” […]

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GREGORY “GREG” HARRIS

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 Since 1992, as an openly gay man living with AIDS, he has been chief of staff […]

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ARLENE HALKO

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 1996 [Now Deceased] After joining Dignity/Chicago in 1975, she became its first lesbian president and was on […]

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