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) You’ve reached subscriber-only content[Read More…]
Lighthouse plans coming out storytelling event
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 Day[Read More…]
Lighthouse program focuses on struggle for LGBTQ equality
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, which[Read More…]
Lighthouse Pride party draws hundreds in support of LGBTQ community
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. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
LGBTQ group feels ‘whirlwind’ of love after village website change
Support took off sharply last week for Lighthouse, the south suburban area’s first support program for LGBTQ young people and their parents, following a momentous post on the organization’s Facebook page. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
LGBTQ Pride Month celebrated June 21
Community members are invited to the June 21 meeting of Lighthouse, a support group for LGBTQ teens and young adults, to join in the celebration of LGBT Pride month. The event, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor, will feature music, a student art[Read More…]
Area’s LGBTQ support program celebrates first anniversary
Lighthouse, the south suburban area’s first support program for LGBTQ young people and their parents, marked its first anniversary with a celebration at the group’s April meeting. The program was founded to provide support for teens and adults who are processing their gender identity and for the parents and guardians[Read More…]