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Chicago Sets Tourism Records in First Months of 2018

Chicago Sets Tourism Records in First Months of 2018

Mar 24
Continuing last year's record-setting growth, Chicago set new tourism records in the first months of 2018.

Equality Illinois Gala @ The Hilton Chicago :: February 3, 2018

Equality Illinois Gala @ The Hilton Chicago :: February 3, 2018

Feb 4
Equality Illinois Gala sold out its event at the Hilton, Chicago. Elected officials and candidates spoke at the dinner that followed a cocktail party and auction. Reality show star Jazz Jennings was presented the first Equality Illinois Spotlight Award.

Best Big Booze: Where to Drink with a Crowd

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 19
EDGE recommends sipping with friends at some iconic watering holes.

The Gift of Travel

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 9
This is the fifth in a series of features sponsored by Hilton. Discover the best bites in Chicago, ultimate relaxation in Arizona, and West Palm Beach's newest hotel.

750 Club Apartment Adoption Project Houses Chicago's LGBT Youth

By EDGE | May 12
The 750 Club Apartment Adoption Project, a new Chicago effort launched in December to provide private apartments for youth moving out of transitional housing, has announced the first apartment adoption.

Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

HRC Hosts 4th Annual Va-Va-Vaudeville Her Event in Chicago

By EDGE | Feb 9
HRC will host the 4th annual Va-Va-Vaudeville Her Event on Sunday, February 15 at the Mayne Stage Theater.

Librarians Educate Community on Blood Donation Policy

By EDGE | Jan 29
In an effort to educate the library community about the issues regarding blood donations, the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) is sponsoring the discussion panel "Blood Donation: Facts, Fear, and Discrimination," on Feb. 1.

Chicago Comedians Stand Up for Women's Reproductive Rights

By EDGE | Oct 7
On October 12, some of Chicago's most passionate comedians are literally standing up for Women's Rights. "Yes, And Filibuster" is an evening of comedy, music and dance, the proceeds for which will be donated to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Chicago's Silver Fork Gets LGBT'ers Cooking

By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 2
There's a new wave of culinary talent breaking into the Chicago restaurant scene. But instead of the usual streams flowing in from the Windy City's Le Cordon Bleu, the latest star chefs owe their success to the Center on Halsted.

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