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Leigh Giangreco

Catholic And Queer: Affirmed Church Group Creating A Welcoming Space For LGBTQ Chicagoans

The group is building bridges between Catholicism and LGBTQ Chicagoans. "We are accepting here, we're inclusive and we have a space for you if you're interested."

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Pride Parade Comes Back To Northalsted As LGBTQ People Fear For Their Futures Post-Roe V. Wade

Sunday marks the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court decision affirming same-sex marriage, a right many felt is at risk under a conservative Supreme Court. "... We have a right to be concerned," one marcher said.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

A Wicker Park Woman Helped Relatives Flee Russian Invasion. Now, She’s Going To Ukraine With 100 Bags Of Body Armor

Jackie Birov, who brought her aunt and uncle from Ukraine to Chicago last month, will volunteer in western Ukraine doing some translating and other work.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

2 West Humboldt Park Developments Would Bring 100 Apartments, Grocery Store And More To Chicago Avenue

The developments aim to revitalize West Chicago Avenue by bringing in new housing and businesses.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Escape From Ukraine: How A Wicker Park Woman Is Helping Her Family And Others Get Out

Jackie Birov, a first-generation Ukrainian American and Wicker Park resident, has helped people flee Ukraine amid the Russian invasion. She's also raising money for body armor for Ukrainians.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town