Providing education, support, social opportunities and out-reach
to the  Transgender and Transsexual Community 
Tuesday, July 14th
Dr Fredric Ettner Presents Study Findings
Dr Ettner will discuss the findings of an ongoing study that he is participating in, regarding hormone therapy. The study compares the effects of taking a pill versus other delivery methods (shot, gel, patch).

Tracy Baim, creator of That's So Gay! A Game of LGBTQ Discovery and Publisher and Editor at the Windy Media Group challenged our LGBTQ knowledge.
Thanks to Tracy (that was so much fun) and
Transformations By Rori (for the fabulous prizes).

January: Our friend Phoebe Snowe was thrilled to carry on the January CGS wine tasting tradition. She has recently opened Taste Food and Wine in Roger's Park
She was very generous with her expertise and her wine.
A good time was had by all
Drop by her new shop to support her, in her new endeavor.
For Phoebe, this is the realization of a lifelong dream.

--------MEETING LOCATION---------
Meetings are held at the Stardust Banquet Hall, 5688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.
Doors open at 7pm. Meeting starts at 8pm.
Newcomers are encouraged and welcomed. Just ask for Audry.

Tuesday, June 23rd
Tuesday, July 28th
Tuesday, August 25th
Peggy Kinnane's, 8 N. Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, 7 to 10 pm, call 847-577-7733
Float #73
Note: The float location is not the same as prior years
See map below for details


Jodie is a trusted friend of the community.
Your participation will benefit us all
Birth Certificate Problems in Illinois?
Cole Thaler at Lambda Legal advises us that the ACLU, one of Lambda Legalís ally organizations, is taking a fresh look at the Illinois Department of Public Healthís problematic policy for change of sex designation on birth certificates. They are asking for people who have been harmed by the policy to contact them. If interested, please contact Jodie Clagg at the ACLU via
P.O. Box 66595
Chicago, IL  60666-0595
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