Providing education, support, social opportunities and out-reach
to the  Transgender and Transsexual Community 
CGS MEETINGS
Tuesday, March 10th
That's So Gay! A Game of LGBTQ Discovery
Presented by Tracy Baim, Publisher and Editor at the Windy Media Group.
Click on the link to buy the game and have the answers and win the game.
We are pleased just to have Tracy join us. She is a luminary journalist.
The Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Times, Nightspots, and other gay media in Chicago. She co-founded Windy City Times in 1985 and Outlines newspaper in 1987. She has won numerous gay community and journalism honors, including the Community Media Workshop’s Studs Terkel Award in 2005. She started in Chicago gay journalism in 1984 at GayLife newspaper, one month after graduating with a news-editorial degree from Drake University.
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Tuesday, Apr 14th - Board Elections and Pizza
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Tuesday, May 12th - Kentucky Derby and Hat Contest

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PRIOR MEETINGS:
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.

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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.

UPCOMING CGS SOCIALS
Tuesday, Feb 24th
Peggy Kinnane's, 8 N. Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, 7 to 10 pm, call 847-577-7733
ODDS AND ENDS


Jodie is a trusted friend of the community.
Your participation will benefit us all
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Birth Certificate Problems in Illinois?
Cole Thaler at Lambda Legal advises us that the ACLU, one of Lambda Legal’s ally organizations, is taking a fresh look at the Illinois Department of Public Health’s 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 Jclagg@aclu.org.
CHICAGO GENDER SOCIETY 
P.O. Box 66595
Chicago, IL  60666-0595
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