Chicago Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
The Chicago Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is a city and suburban organization founded to help the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender business community through networking, promotions, marketing, and attracting tourism
Gerber/Hart Library was founded in 1981 to be a depository for the records of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) individuals and organizations, and for other resources bearing upon their lives and experiences in American society. Gerber/Hart Library has since grown into being the Midwest’s largest LGBT circulating library with over 14,000 volumes, 800 periodical titles, and 100 archival collections
The Center on Halsted
The Center on Halsted is an exciting, highly visible symbol of LGBT pride and provide a safe, understanding and nurturing environment. The Center offers support networks and programs that meet the cultural, emotional, spiritual, social, educational, and recreational needs of LGBT persons: youth, adults, seniors, or families. It will have office and meeting space for community organizations, drop-in space for youth and for older adults, gallery space, cultural programming, and recreation space-basketball and volleyball courts are planned-along with parking, ground level retail, and a rooftop memorial garden. Current services include support groups for youth and seniors; psychotherapy services; an info line for LGBT individuals and a hotline for HIV and STD concerns; prevention, treatment, and advocacy related to domestic violence; and a range of life-enrichment programs.