Archive for the ‘Belleville’ Category

Equality Illinois to Host Civil Union Forums

December 4, 2010

Equality Illinois, the state’s leading LGBT advocacy organization, will be hosting two community forums this month to answer everyone’s questions about the civil unions bill that just passed and what it will mean for the LGBT community in Illinois. The events will be Dec. 9 in Belleville and Dec. 16 in Chicago. Detailed time and location information as it becomes available. Call (773) 477-7173 for more information.

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Illinois LGBT Community Celebrates Pride

June 4, 2010

The Chicago Pride Parade on June 27 is the biggest LGBT pride event in the Midwest. But there are many other pride events throughout the state and throughout the summer.  Follow the links below for more information. If your town’s pride event is missing from the list, please let us know, so we can add it. Let us know what you and your congregation will do to celebrate pride this year!

June 5 and 6 – Quad Cities Pride concert and festival, Davenport, Iowa
June 12 – Latino Pride Picnic, Chicago
June 19 – Metro East Pride Festival, Belleville
June 26 – Dyke March, Chicago
July 4 – Windy City Black Pride Love Fest, Chicago
August 20 – Champaign-Urbana Pride Fest
August 29 – West Suburban Gay Association Picnic, Schaumburg
September 12 – Peoria Pride