Your 2012 Coming Out of the Shadows Calendar, Illinois

Saturday March 10th, 2012: National Coming Out of the Shadows Day: “I define Myself”
Chicago Coming Out Rally at Daley Plaza, 118th N. Clark Street
1:00 PM Gathering, 2:00 PM Coming Out
Facebook Invite, Flyer PDF

Monday March 12th, 2012: Undocu-Queer Coming Out
Community Gathering and Special Edition of Homofrecuencia focusing on the thoughts and experiences of gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and queer immigrants.
6:00-7:00 PM Listen Live to Homofrecuencia, the only Spanish-language LGBTQ radio show
7:00-9:00 PM Community meeting and gathering, 1401 W. 18th Street
Facebook Invite

Thursday March 15th, 2012: Shout it Out in High School
An event organized with high school students to share our stories as undocumented immigrants in Chicago. Location TBD. Check back soon.

Friday March 16th, 2012: Coming Out in Dupage County
Dupage County in Illinois is known as one of the toughest areas for undocumented immigrants, due to their collaboration and enforcement of Secure Communities. Undocumented youth will be coming out for the first time, in front of the County Sheriff’s office.
505 County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL.
Facebook Flyer PDF


Check back for updates during the week. If you have an event in Illinois during National Coming Out of the Shadows day, send us an e-mail and we will put it on our calendar!

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