CHICAGO — Pride Month might end after June — but Chicago has a thriving, diverse LGBTQ+ community every day of the year.
From the drag clubs of Northalsted to the South Side’s Jeffery Pub and beyond, Chicagoans are building spaces where queer people can be safe while finding joy and celebrating love.
Photographer Kathleen Hinkel captured dozens of special places and events in Chicago where members of the queer community can find a home, get support — and unapologetically be themselves.
Our ode to Chicago’s LGBTQ community:
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