Lighthouse co-founder Stephanie Wright speaks during the 2019 Lighthouse Pride Party in Homewood. The party has been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Lighthouse officials are encouraging people to provide financial support for organizations that serve the LGBTQ community. (Chronicle file photo)
Since its inaugural Pride event in June 2017, Lighthouse LGBTQ+ has brought the celebration from its confines in the city, to the suburban corners of Homewood and Flossmoor. Homewood will host the third annual Lighthouse Pride Party from 5 to 9 p.m. on June 28, and Flossmoor will host its[Read More…]
Lighthouse LGBTQ+ is sponsoring a storytelling event in honor of National Coming Out Day. It is taking place from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Community House, 847 Hutchison Road, Flossmoor. Members of the area’s LGBTQ community will share coming out stories at the event. National Coming Out[Read More…]
Brian C. Johnson, the CEO of Equality Illinois, will speak at the Sept. 20 meeting of Lighthouse LGBTQ+. The meeting will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. All members and allies of the LGBTQ community are invited to the event,[Read More…]
The rainbow came to Flossmoor Wednesday. Hundreds of people ― several from outside the Homewood-Flossmoor area ― flocked to what was billed as the South Suburbs’ first Pride celebration.