||Gray, Baim, Rodriguez to be honored by Astraea May 16
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
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The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice will honor the legacy of Vernita Gray at an event in Chicago Friday, May 16 at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave. In addition to Gray, LGBT-rights activist Julio Rodriguez and Windy City Times Publisher Tracy Baim will also be honored.
Musician Toshi Reagon will perform.
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and its supporters mourn the loss of Gray, a longtime LGBTQI activist and supporter of the LGBTQ community. gray and her wife, Pat Ewert, were the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Illinois following a legal battle to expedite their marriage due to Gray's declining health.
More details are at www.astraeafoundation.org/news/315/60/2014-Fueling-the-Frontlines-Awards/d,home-news .
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