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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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LESBIAN AND GAY POLICE ASSOCIATION – GAY OFFICERS ACTION LEAGUE

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2015 The Lesbian and Gay Police Association–Gay Officers Action League (LGPA–GOAL) was founded in 1991 by four […]

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THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2016 The John Marshall Law School has been a Chicago institution since 1899. A center for […]

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BIG CHICKS

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2016 Big Chicks, an Uptown Chicago bar located at 5024 N. Sheridan Road, was opened on December […]

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AMIGAS LATINAS

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2016 Amigas Latinas began as a monthly discussion group for Latina lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning women. […]

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SILK ROAD RISING

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2014 Through live theater and online videos, Silk Road Rising showcases playwrights primarily of Asian and Middle […]

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OUT & PROUD IN CHICAGO

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2014 Created at Chicago’s public television station WTTW (Channel 11), Out & Proud in Chicago is an […]

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POW-WOW

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2013 POW-WOW (once formally known as Performers or Writers for Women on Women’s Issues, Inc.), for 10 […]

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