Tuesday, October 17 -- Building a Trans-Affirming Community, a two-hour workshop is for community members who want to discuss how to create more trans-affirming spaces. Whether at work, school, worship or with friends & family, we have all been conditioned by society to view and treat gender in ways that don't serve us well. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Lake Street Church of Evanson, 607 Lake Street, Evanson. More info here.
Friday, October 20 -- Indigenous, LGBT & Organizing for Justice. Listen to activist Gaspar Sanchez discuss the struggle for LGBTQ awareness and rights among indigenous communities in Honduras, and how it plays a vital role in land defense and in the dismantling sexism, racism and militarism. 7 pm, Regis Hall, Loyola University's Lakeshore Campus, 6340 N. Winthrop (1 block south of the "Loyola" Red Line el stop). Parking garage across the street on Sheridan. Wheelchair accessible.
Saturday, October 21 -- Why Chicago Leaders Hate the Homeless. 2:30 pm, Lincoln Park Library, 1150 W. Fullerton Ave (one block west of the "Fullerton" el station. Free parking. Wheelchair accessible. More info in the article at left or here.
Friday, October 27 -- Gaspar Sanchez: Resisting Attacks on our Land and our Identity. 7 pm to 10 pm, Citlallin Art Gallery Theater, 2005 S. Blue Island Avenue, Chicago. Cosponsored by La Voz de los de Abajos, Witness for Peace, and the Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America. Go here for more information.
Wednesday, November 1 Monthly organizing meeting of the Gay Liberation Network at a NEW LOCATION. 7 PM to 9 PM at Nookies Restaurant (rear dining room), 1100 W. Bryn Mawr, just east of the "Bryn Mawr" stop on the Red Line el).