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THE LEGACY PROJECT

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2020 The award-winning Legacy Project is a Chicago-based cultural and educational non-profit dedicated to researching and promoting […]

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WINDY CITY TIMES

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2020 Since its inception in 1985, under then publisher Jeff McCourt, through the current incarnation with founder […]

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WOMEN & CHILDREN FIRST BOOKSTORE

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2020 As the feminist movement has evolved so has Women & Children First Bookstore. Its events in […]

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CONGREGATION OR CHADASH

ORGANIZATION | Inducted 2006 In 1975, Congregation Or Chadash (“Congregation of New Light”) was founded in response to the prejudice […]

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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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