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 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…]
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…]
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.
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.
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…]
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…]