Personal PAC panel April 28
The organization Personal PAC will hold the free panel discussion "Reproductive Rights: The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender" on Thursday, April 28, 5:30-7 p.m., at Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 300 W. Superior St., Room 203.
The panelists will include Camilla B. Taylor, counsel for Lambda Legal and National Marriage Project director from 2010 through 2015; state Sen. Toi Hutchinson; and Ramon Gardenhire, the vice president of policy for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.
Personal PAC President/CEO Terry Cosgrove will moderate.
The panel is part of "Your body is a battleground," an art exhibition. All of the art is available for auction to benefit Personal
PAC at paddle8.com/auction/personalpac until 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 9.
Chicago House's annual spring brunch May 1
Chicago House's 2016 spring brunch and fashion show will take place Sunday, May 1, at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St.
Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., with the brunch/fashion show commencing at 11:45 a.m.
This year's event takes on a special meaning, as it will also serve as a farewell to Executive Director the Rev. Stan Sloan.
Tickets are $200-$300 each, with admission covering pre-brunch cocktails, art and flower markets, and complimentary valet parking. See ChicagoHouse.org .
'Engendering Change' confab April 23
The University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) is hosting the Engendering Change conference on Saturday, April 23, at 750 S. Halsted St.
Engendering Change is a graduate student conference for students working in gender and sexuality, this year with a focus on racial and gender justice. Rod Ferguson is the keynote and will be speaking on "Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries and the Intersectional History of Gay Liberation."
For more information, see EngenderingChange2016. wordpress.com .
'Garden of Eve' April 29 at Ignite
Howard Brown Health will hold its annual "Garden of Eve" party on Friday, April 29, 6-10 p.m., at Ignite Glass Studios, 401 N. Armour St.
Partygoers will enjoy cocktails and heavy appetizers, a silent auction and avantgarden themed decor by Kehoe Designs. In addition to the Early 2 Bed pop-up shop, attendees will also be treated to a night of dance music courtesy of Slo 'Mo.
Tickets are $75-$200 each; see Howard- Brown.org .