Archive for the 2017 Category

KATHY CALDWELL

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2017 Chicago native Kathy Caldwell has served the city for the past twenty-two years as a police […]

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RALLA KLEPAK

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2017 [Now Deceased] Born in Chicago in 1936, Ralla Klepak taught reading and English […]

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ALPHAWOOD FOUNDATION

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2017 Founded in 1991, Alphawood Foundation works for an equitable, just, and humane society. […]

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PEOPLE LIKE US BOOKSTORE

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2017 People Like Us Bookstore, Chicago’s only exclusively gay and lesbian bookstore, was in operation from 1988-1997. […]

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THE LEATHER ARCHIVES AND MUSEUM

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2017 The world renowned Leather Archives and Museum was formed in 1991 by Chuck Renslow and Tony […]

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LAVENDER WOMAN

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2017 As one of the earliest out lesbian periodicals in the United States, Chicago’s Lavender Woman newspaper […]

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ALICIA T. VEGA

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2017 Chicago native Alicia T. Vega has a long history of community leadership starting in the early […]

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TIMOTHY STEWART-WINTER

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2017 Timothy Stewart-Winter is the author of “Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics”. “Queer […]

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DULCE QUINTERO

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2017 Hailing from Tijuana, Mexico, Dulce Quintero is a proud and out LGBTQ leader, activist, and passionate […]

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GLEN PIETRANDONI

INDIVIDUAL | Inducted 2017 Glen Pietrandoni was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1956. After graduating from the St. Louis […]

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