1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen ( left ) confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.
1. The Gang of Four at a downtown press conference in the 1980s. From left: Laurie Dittman, Art Johnston, Rick Garcia and Jon-Henri Damski. 2. A Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting gathering in the 1980s, pushing for gay rights. From left: Rick Garcia, Laurie Dittman, Jonathan Katz and Irwin Keller. 3. The Third Annual Lesbian Conference, in Chicago in 1990. Pictured from left are Leslie, Judy, Kitty and Lola. Photo by Tracy Baim. 4. A Mountain Moving Coffeehouse show. Mountain Moving was the longest continuously operating women's coffeehouse in the world when it closed in the early 2000s. It had started in the 1970s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 5. LLENA, the Latina lesbian group of the 1980s. Photo by Tracy Baim. 6. After the gay-rights ordinance failed in a July 1986 vote, thousands of gays and their allies gathered at Daley Plaza downtown for a rally, singing "We Shall Overcome." From left: Jon Simmons, Achy Obejas, Dewey Herrington, Kit Duffy, Chris Cothran, Rev. Ninure Saunders and Jim Flint. Photo by Tracy Baim. 7. 1980s protest. Photo by Steve Arazmus. 8. Lori Cannon in the 1980s. 9. The Dr. Tom Waddell panel on the NAMES Project AIDS quilt in Chicago, late 1980s. 10. Horizons' board photo 1989. Photo by Tracy Baim. 11. Open Hand Croquet benefit 1980s: Greg Harris, Melissa Anderson and Richard Knight Jr.. 12. Anti-violence protest. 13. Mayor Harold Washington with his COGLI gay group 1986. 14. Chicago House: Diane Kavilla, Mike Simanowicz and Jackie Sapian, 1980s. 15. Joanne Trapani and Al Wardell of the Illinois Gay and Lesbian Task Force with an anti-bullying poster. 16. 1987 March on Washington Chicago gathering. 17. Larry McKeon, Jan Dee, Joanna Trapani and Tom Chiola. 18. Women & Children First Bookstore 1980s, from left: Starla Sholl, Yvonne Zipter, Ann Christophersen, Florencia Carolina, and Linda Bubon. 19. Ald. Bernie Hansen  ( left )  confronted by candidate Dr. Ron Sable  ( right ) , 1980s. 20. American Library Association gathering, from left: David Feinberg, Barbara Gittings, Roland Hansen, Armistead Maupin and Bill Bergfalk. Photo by Jorjet Harper.