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Illinois Decriminalizes HIV Exposure, Adds Gender-Neutral Marriage Certificate Option And More As Pritzker Signs LGBTQ-Affirming Laws

Gov. JB Pritzker signed four laws aimed at improving the lives of LGBTQ people, including wiping from the books a 1989 statute that made HIV transmission a crime and expanding infertility treatment options for queer couples.

Citywide

‘Nono’s Deli’ Parody Food Truck Raises Nearly $11,000 For My Block, My Hood, My City, Center On Halsted

The food truck fundraiser was a direct response to Nini's Deli owner Juan Riesco's homophonic and anti-Black Lives Matter rhetoric.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

On 13th Anniversary, Center On Halsted’s Windows Boarded Up Due To Anti-LGBTQ Threats: ‘This Is Not What We Created Here’

The Center On Halsted received anonymous, anti-LGBTQ threats saying "you're next" and that people were coming to "bust the windows out," CEO Modesto Tico Valle said.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Rainbow Bike Racks Come To Boystown — Just In Time For Pride Month

The light blue and rainbow bike racks replace several dozen old ones across Halsted Street, nearly doubling the neighborhood's total bike parking capacity to 125.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Laid-Off Bartender Stopped ‘Binge-Watching TV’ And Started A Food Drive For LGBTQ Seniors — He’s Already Raised Thousands

Danny Beers has thrown himself into full-time volunteering since losing two jobs due to the pandemic.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Center On Halsted Launching Virtual Therapy Groups For LGBTQ People

The five therapy groups, which each serve a different segment of the LGBTQ community, begin Monday and will meet weekly.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted