Pride events in Chicago’s suburbs

Chicago-Balloons by Tommy marches in Chicago's 44th Annual Gay Pride Parade last year. | File
Chicago-Balloons by Tommy marches in Chicago's 44th Annual Gay Pride Parade last year. | File

June 22: Pride with the Sky
When: 12 p.m.
Where: Allstate Arena, Rosemont
What: The Sky hosts a Pride game each season and this year the Pride event is taking place in partnership with Equality Illinois, Grab Magazine, Human Rights Campaign, WCPT Radio, Northern Trust Bank, the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association, and the Deratany Firm. WNBA President Laurel J. Richie will also be in attendance for this historic game and fans are invited to take advantage of an exclusive Pride ticket package that includes the 2014 Sky Pride t-shirt.

June 26: Remembering the Stranger: Transgendered Jews in our Congregations
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ezra Habonim, 4500 Dempster St., Skokie
What: A discussion led by Rabbi Cindy Enger of Congregation Or Chadash in Chicago, a synagogue which serves Chicago’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Jews and their loved ones.

June 28: Stonewall Riot Panel
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave., Evanston
What: ”Stonewall Riot Panel” with Andy Thayer of the Gay Liberation Network, Mark Hodarling, a counselor who works with those with anxiety issues, Chris Allender, organizer with Rainbow Alliance at Unitarian Church of Evanston, and a representative of the Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches. Co-organized by the Third Coast Society and the Rainbow Alliance

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