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||30 Under 30 at the Center
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The annual Windy City Times 30 Under 30 Awards ceremony was held June 28 at the Center on Halsted.
Honorees excel in areas ranging from politics to clothing design to social services. Season of Concern's Stephen Rader and Windy City Times entertainment reporter Jerry Nunn co-hosted the event. For more on each of the honorees, follow the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Thirteenth-annual-30-Under-30-honors-LGBT-individuals-allies/38210.html .
The ceremony began with a moment of silence for teen Texas lesbian couple Mollie Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, who were gunned down. (Olgin died.) The 43rd anniversary of the Stonewall Riots (which took place in the early-morning hours of June 28, 1969) was also noted.
The sponsors for the ceremony were the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the Center on Halsted and Chicago House, while Polo Cafe and Catering provided edibles.
Photos by Dave Ouano
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