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Bountiful Eatery
3312 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL
773-687-9811
Gay-owned Bountiful Eatery, awarded "Best Healthy Eats," specializes in healthy food and food sensitivity. Offering a wide range of choices from vegan to wild-caught salmon and grass-fed bison entrees. Call to speak with our catering specialist and we will help you fulfill your dream wedding.
www.bountifuleatery.com

Progressive Chiropractic Wellness Center
Dr. Richard Ezgur
2835 N. Sheffield, Suite 411
Chicago, IL
(773) 525-WELL (9355)
Comprehensive, individualized natural healthcare including: chiropractic, homeopathy, physical therapy, acupuncture, and massage. Most HMO's, PPO's and insurance accepted. Free parking. Evening & weekend hours.
dre@progressivechiropractic.com
www.progressivechiropractic.com

Chicago 3160
3160 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
773-327-5969
Boystown's only cabaret spot. Check the Web site for exciting cabaret performers and top-quality drag shows. From the same owners of The Baton Show Lounge.
www.Chicago3160.com

All Ceremonies Beautifully Done
Reverend Marian Hale
Chicago, IL
847-491-0603
I've been doing same-sex weddings for more than 16 years -- that's what I've always called them, despite what the legislation said. And I'm passionate about performing wonderful ceremonies. My only agenda is to create with you the most beautiful and memorable wedding possible.
www.revmarian.com

The Blossom Boys
9911 S. Walden Pkwy.
Chicago, IL
773-779-4400
The Blossom Boys designed the first legal same-sex wedding in Illinois. Steve and Ryan's rich history, brilliant artistry and sensitivity will honor and celebrate your unique wedding day.
www.theblossomboys.com

A Church 4 Me MCC
1545 W. Morse Ave., Chicago
Chicago, IL
708-951-4862
Transforming ourselves as we transform the world. Supporting marriage since 1968. Sunday worship celebration at 11 a.m. Weddings anytime!
www.achurch4me.org

A Church 4 Me MCC
1545 W. Morse Ave.
Chicago, IL
708-951-4862
Transforming ourselves as we transform the world. Supporting marriage since 1968. Sunday worship celebration at 11 a.m. Weddings anytime!
www.achurch4me.org

Linda Kuczka, Agent, State Farm Insurance
954 W. Webster
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 975-9111
"Good service, good coverage, good price—That's State Farm Insurance." Providing Insuraence and Financial Services.
linda.kuczka.bz97@statefarm.com

Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
773-388-1600
Howard Brown, one of the nation's largest LGBT organizations, serves more than 20,000 adults and youth each year, focusing on primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STD prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives.
www.howardbrown.org

Windy City Times
5315 N. Clark St., #192
Chicago, IL 60640-2113
(773) 871-7610, FAX (773) 871-7609
Weekly GLBT newspaper since 1985. International/national/local area news, entertainment & features.
editor@windycitymediagroup.com
www.WindyCityTimes.com

ParkView Pet Supplies
5358 N. Broadway, Chicago
Chicago, IL 60640
773.561.0001
Sensible food, sensible prices. Knowledgeable staff, toys, beds, treats, food & accessories.

Midtown Tennis Club
2020 W. Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
773.235.2300
Learn to play Tennis in No Time! Midtown Tennis Club has the world's only patented teaching program to turn beginners into players in just three short weeks!
joe.lyden@midtownclubs.com
www.midtown.com/chicago

Fields Infiniti Lake County
Steve McDonald
1121 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
847-362-9200
The Fields Auto Group dealerships have been serving the Chicagoland area for over 35 years and Fields Infiniti is consistently ranked as #1 in Customer Satisfaction!
smcdonald@fieldsauto.com
www.fieldsauto.com

Crescent Movers
Chicago, IL
773-777-1110
We are an expert, full-service moving company with over a decade of excellence serving our community. We pride ourselves in offering top-quality, efficient, low-cost, damage-free moves. Small to large trucks, fully equipped with modern tools, supplies of the trade. Rates for guaranteed professional staff: 2-man crew $65/hr.; 3-man crew $85/hr.; 4-man crew $105/hr. (plus low, one-time travel charge.)
www.chicagocrescentmovers.com

Andy OnCall
Chicago, IL
773-244-9961
BATHROOM REMODELING, HOME REPAIRS, PAINTING & MORE. Licensed-Bonded-Insured. One year warranty. Price by the job - not the hour. FREE estimates! Check us out on Angie's List. Andy OnCall, 773-244-9961. www.andyoncallchicago.com/
www.andyoncallchicago.com/

ALL FOR WOMEN HEALTHCARE
Teresa Tam, MD, FACOG
2800 N Sheridan Road, Suite 205N
Chicago, IL 60657
872-216-2394
"Exceptional Care for Exceptional Women" - Dr. Tam is a specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Well-Woman Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bleeding & Menstrual Issues, Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis, Essure Permanent Birth Control and Pregnancy. Book your appointment by calling today or online at her website.
drtam@allforwomenhealthcare.com
www.allforwomenhealthcare.com

Coldwell Banker
Bernadette Carter
City & Suburbs, IL
773-467-5339 / 708-912-2769
"Serving Chicago and Suburbs." Let my 25 years of experience work for you. PROUD MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY
bernadette.carter@cbexchange.com

Food For Thought
City & Suburbs, IL
847-982-2608
An esteemed place among Chicago special event planners with 30 years of experience. Our veteran sales consultants assist in all phases of the planning process and can provide expert advice on venues, vendors and entertaining. We are committed to creating memorable experiences for our customers through a culture of creativity, expertise and innovation with delicious food we love and true hospitality.
info@fftchicago.com
www.fftchicago.com

Conn's Catering
1535 W. Devon
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 262-CONN (2666)
1993 - 2014: 21 years of excellence. A preferred caterer at Chicago Park District venues. We offer full bar service.
info@connscatering.com
www.connscatering.com

Jan Dee Custom Jewelry
1425 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL
773-871-2222
Celebrating serving the community for 40 years. Specializing in custom design. Jewelry repair, watch repair, appraisals, Certified GIA diamond supplier. Mention Jan Dee's ad in this section and receive 15% off your next in-store purchase or $100 off your custom ring order.
www.jandee.com

Chestnut Cleaning Service
City & Suburbs, IL
(312) 332-5575
We're a house cleaning service for homes, small businesses and small buildings. We also have FABULOUS ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS (a separate function at a separate cost that utilizes your assistance) for what hasn't been cleaned in may months or years due to long-term illness, depression, physical/mental challenges, for the elderly, if you have downsized and more. DEPRESSED ABOUT GOING HOME TO CHAOS? We can organize your chaos, straighten out your chaos, help you make sense of your chaos and finally clean what is no longer chaos. Can we help you? Bonded and insured.

Fields Infiniti Glencoe
Steve McDonald
2100 Frontage Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
847-998-5200
The Fields Auto Group dealerships have been serving the Chicagoland area for over 35 years and Fields Infiniti is consistently ranked as #1 in Customer Satisfaction!
smcdonald@fieldsauto.com
www.fieldsauto.com

Crew
4804 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL
773-784-CREW
Get your game on at Uptown's only LGBT sports bar. Full menu available until 10 p.m., late night bar food until 1 a.m. Watch the game on multiple TVs. Over 60 great beers to choose from.
www.worldsgreatestbar.com

Susan O'Dell, L.C.S.W., Ph.D., Counseling & Psychotherapy
1400 W. Devon #134
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 262-7010
Down-to-earth, change oriented therapy within a comfortable setting. I see individuals, couples, children and families for crisis and ongoing work in addition to providing wellness support for persons with chronic illness, including HIV-AIDS, their partners.
susanodell@aol.com

Starla R. Sholl, LCSW, PC
5349 N. Wintrop Ave, #2
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 878-5809
Counseling and Clinical Hypnotherapy: Providing help to individuals and couples in our community since 1987. I specialize in relationship issues, spiritual issues, childhood trauma, and recurrent patterns that inhibit potential. Starla R. Sholl, LCSW, PC, 773.878.5809, www.starlasholl.com
info@starlasholl.com
www.starlasholl.com

Flowers by Fragrant Design
1928 W. Fulton St.
Chicago, IL
312-546-3044
Fragrant Design has a passion for designing inspiring style for your one-of-a-kind event. Our commitment and desire to create surpass the high expectations we bring to our clients.
www.fragrantdesign.com

Nightspots
5315 N. Clark St., #192
Chicago, IL 606140-2113
(773) 871-7610, FAX (773) 871-7609
Weekly entertainment publication covering the gay and lesbian community in the Chicago metro area. Pick up for free all over town. Mailed subscriptions are $45 per year.
kirk@windycitymediagroup.com
www.WindyCitymediaGroup.com

Bistro Campagne
4518 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL
773-271-6100
Celebrate any occasion in the French countryside, in the heart of Chicago. Bistro Campagne offers several intimate spaces, including beautiful gardens, for groups of up to 50 people. Ask for Alejandro to discuss special events.
bistrocampagne.com

Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 388-1600
Howard Brown, one of the nation's largest LGBT organizations, serves more than 20,000 adults and youth each year, focusing on primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STD prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives.
www.howardbrown.org

Dignity/Chicago
Chicago, IL
Your Roman Catholic resource for your wedding. Full Mass or simple ceremony, ceremony planning, Pre- Cana preparation, ordained male and female priests, musicians and music direction. Inclusive Roman Catholic community.
www.dignity-chicago.org/content/ families

The Law Office of David G. Frueh
David G. Frueh
3843 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 492-4261
David focuses his practice on real estate and can assist clients with the following matters: Negotiations of Sale Terms, Lease Arrangements and Other Contracts and Agreements / Drafting and Reviewing Purchase Agreements, Lease Contracts and other Transaction Documents / Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Litigation of Contract Breaches, Boundary Disputes and Other Real Estate Related Disputes / Landlord/Tenant Services / Closings and Other Residential Real Estate Law Services
David@FruehLaw.com
www.FruehLaw.com

Eden Law Office, LLC
Angie Eden
161 N. Clark St., Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 924-0213
Experienced representation our community can trust-- family law, divorce, dissolution of civil union, custody, child support, and Orders of Protection. Contact us for your needs in these areas
angie@edenlawil.com

@ properties
John Clinton Coleman
1586 N. Clybourn
City & Suburbs, IL 60642
773-895-4964
Trusted...sought after...John Clinton Coleman is a multi-million dollar producer who got that way with total passion for what he does, offering extraordinary service to his clients, and wisdom and experience in all areas of home-owning/building/rehabbing. PROUD MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY. Please contact me for a free market analysis!
JohnClintonColeman@gmail.com
www.JohnClintonColeman.com

Congregation Or Chadash
5959 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL
773-271-2148
Congregation Or Chadash is the Chicagoland synagogue serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual Jews, their families, friends and loved ones. Membership is open to everyone. Shabbat Services every Friday evening at 8:00 p.m., followed by an oneg Shabbat.
office@orchadash.org
www.orchadash.org

Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
773-388-1600
Howard Brown, one of the nation's largest LGBT organizations, serves more than 20,000 adults and youth each year, focusing on primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STD prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives.
www.howardbrown.org

Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago
Chicago, IL
847-677-3334
Our secular officiants will be happy to help LGBT couples tie the knot, either in the beautiful auditorium of our meetinghouse in Skokie, or elsewhere.
office@ethical human.org
ethicalhuman.org/

Lambda Legal Defense
11 E. Adams, Suite 1008
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 663-4413 FAX (312) 663-4307
National legal organization committed to civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, the transgendered, and people with HIV or AIDS, through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
www.lambdalegal.org

Windy City Queercast
5315 N. Clark St., #192
Chicago, IL 60640-2113
(773) 871-7610, FAX (773) 871-7609
Amy Matheny brings current GLBT news & entertainment to your ipod, mp3 player or computer.
amy@windycitymediagroup.com
www.WindyCityQueercast.com

The Law Offices of Joanie Rae Wimmer
Joanie Rae Wimmer, Transgender Lawyer
928 Warren Avenue (At the Metra BNSF Main Street stop)
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 810-0005 or (630) 880-5005
Joanie is a male-to-female transsexual. Named a Super Lawyer in Chicago Magazine in the fields of civil rights (2005) and constitutional law (2006). Employment law, criminal defense, including police misconduct, and trials.
jwimmerlaw@sbcglobal.net
www.joanieraewimmer.com

Hydrate
3458 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL
773-975-9244
The hottest late night spot in swanky Boystown. World-class DJs every weekend drive the sexiest dance floor in town. Drag shows every Wednesday and plenty of pretty folks to look at.
www.hydratechicago.com

Chez, LLC
Chicago, IL
312-255-0288
Situated two blocks from Michigan Avenue, Chez provides a versatile space that can be transformed for any occasion. Once home to the famous Chez Paree nightclub, the space has been reinvented as an elegant and modern loft.
Christine@chez-chicago.com
www.chez-chicago.com

James & Sons Fine Jewelers
City & Suburbs, IL
Celebrating life's milestones for 50 years. Marriage equality: Now that's a milestone. At James & Sons our mission has always been a tradition of trust, high ethical standards, knowledge of our jewelry products and services, fair pricing and value to our customers. Chicago, Orland Park and Schererville locations.
www.jamesandsons.com

Clark Hill
Ray J. Koenig III
Chicago, IL
312.985.5938
Ray is a legal authority on all of his practice areas, which include probate, trusts, guardianship, estate planning, and elder law, including the litigation of those areas. He is a longtime advocate for and member of the LGBT community, and is involved in several charitable groups, community associations, and professional organizations. Ray is a member of Clark Hill PLC, a full-service law firm consisting of a diverse team of attorneys and professionals committed to our clients and our communities.
rkoenig@clarkhill.com
www.clarkhill.com

Dignity/Chicago
Chicago, IL
312-458-9438
Dignity/Chicago is one of the city's foremost and longest serving GLBT organizations and the only GLBT Catholic organization to publicly affirm our sexuality as loving, life-giving and life-affirming. We continue to work toward and celebrate change in our church, support those who are questioning how to reconcile their faith and their sexuality, provide educational opportunities for members of the community and provide an affirming place of worship for GLBT people our families and friends. Weekly Liturgy, 5:00 p.m. each Sunday, Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N Broadway
dignitychicago@gmail.com
www.dignity-chicago.org

Jackhammer
6406 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
773-743-5772
Dance the night away north of Devon. Three floors of entertainment: monthly rock shows, games, hot DJs, male dancers and the friendliest bar staff around.

Gay Minister for Gay Weddings
Chicago, IL
Gay minister for gay wedding. I am a gay minister available to perform your wedding ceremony.
gayminister@gmail.com

Hamburger Mary's
5400 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
773-784-6969
Burgers,salads and sass served up in a kitschy atmosphere with an on-site brew pub.
www.hamburgermarys.com/chicago/

OUT! Resource Guide Online
5315 N. Clark St., #192
Chicago, IL 60640-2113
(773) 871-7610, FAX (773) 871-7609
Gay and gay-supportive advertisers. Reach the loyal GLBT community for pennies a day. (773) 871-7610
terri@windycitymediagroup.com
www.WindyCitymediaGroup.com

Scarlet
3320 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60657
773-348-1053
Boystown's newest hangout. Chill in comfort in the back lounge or pull up to the scarlet-lit bar. DJs every Thursday through Sunday night. A mixed, laid-back crowd in a charming atmosphere.
www.scarletbarchicago.com

Get Married by John
Officiant John Huebler
Chicago, IL
773-270-3761
Ceremony planning, writing, and rehearsal. Performing the ceremony on your big day. Experienced and recommended. Authorized to certify Illinois marriages and civil unions. Ordained by American Marriage Ministries.
getmarriedbyjohn@gmail.com

Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
312-799-2254
Chicago History Museum is the city's oldest cultural institution. Its classic ballroom with adjacent outdoor terrace make it the perfect venue for your next event.
www.chicagohistory.org/hostevent

City Winery Chicago
1200 W. Randolph St
Chicago, IL
312-229-5989
Host your special day at City Winery Chicago! 33,000 square feet of luxurious indoor and outdoor space. City Winery brings Wine Country to you. Please contact Todd Carr, Events Director, to schedule your private tour and discussion.
todd@citywinery.com
www.citywinery.com

ILWeddingOfficiant.com
Chicago, IL
847-873-7463
Catering to the unique needs of same-sex couples by serving the GLBTQ community according each couple's unique personality, beliefs and desires. Rev. Pamela travels to you or get married at her home.
ILWeddingOfficiant.com

Sidetrack Chicago
3349 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60657
Chicago's premier Video Bar for 26 years located in the center of Chicago's GLBT community. Open 7 days a week 3pm – 2am (3am on Sat)
www.SidetrackChicago.com

Living Well Ministries
Chicago, IL
773-655-4357
Rev. Jacki Belile is a lesbian Baptist minister, life coach, and experienced celebrant in interfaith settings. Her wedding services include custom design and pre-marital coaching sessions.
www.livingwellministries.net

Spin
800 W. Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657
773.327.7711
Spin is located on the corner of Halsted and Belmont the Gateway of Chicago's exciting North Halsted strip.
www.Spin-Nightclub.com

Socca
3301 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657
773.248.1155
Featured on the Food Network, "Fools" can go on "waiting an eternity" "down the street" say regulars of this little gem in Lakeview dishing up "reasonably priced", "upper end" Italian-French "must tries" in "laid back", bistro-style surroundings. Service is "attentive" and when the dining room gets loud, the lovely patio seating and casual bar area are a delightful alternative. Serving dinner daily and weekend brunch.

GayWedding ChicagoSite.com
Chicago, IL
847-873-7463
Chicagoland's premiere 5-star venue. Elope or 30 guests, enjoy suburban hospitality and legally marry at Pine Manor, the beautiful home/garden of Rev. Pamela. Serving GBLTQ since ... always!
www.GayWeddingChicagoSite.com

Meaningful Moments
Marguerite H. Griffin
Chicago, IL
773-919-1333
"I would be honored to officiate at your wedding ceremony and to co-create with you a unique and meaningful ceremony that reflects who you are as individuals and as a couple."
meaningfulmarguerite@gmail. com
www.meaningfulmarguerite.com

Materville Studios
Stewed Tomatoes
2639 N. Washtenaw
Chicago, IL 60647
(312) 498-2157
Pre and Post Broadcast Video Production
tv@matervillestudios.com
www.matervillestudios.com

A-2000 Electric, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(773) 725-3301
Licensed, insured electrical service. Our prices won't shock you! Same-day response. Servicing and supporting Chicagoland community. Cell (773) 882-7016.
www.douglaselectric.biz

Chase Home Finance
Chicago, IL
(773) 348-4707

Mother Jubi Dutcher, Officiant
Chicago, IL
773-946-7318
A ceremony you'll never forget! When you're planning your commitment ceremony, call Mother Jubi Dutcher to officiate. Your union is a sacrament.
revtjdutcher@gmail.com

Leo Bachrach & Son
55 E. Washington St., #801
Chicago, IL
312-263-3111
Leo Bachrach & Son Jewelers have been delivering fine quality jewelry craftsmanship and design since 1944. Proud to serve the LGBTQ community, Leo Bachrach & Son Jewelers carries a large collection of jewelry from designers across the world.
www.leobachrachjewelers.com

Frank Event Design
Frank J. Andonoplas, Master Bridal Consultant
5555 N. Sheridan Rd., Arcade Level
Chicago, IL
773-275-6804
Frank J. Andonoplas has been planning weddings for the last 20 years. He was recently Named Event Planner of the year and is one of 79 Master Bridal Consultants worldwide.
frank@frankeventdesign.com
www.frankeventdesign.com

Kelly Ray Wedding and Events
2915 N. Clybourn Ave., Suite 314
Chicago, IL
773-909-1980
Are you ready to make your dream a reality? Contact us for a consultation. Kelly Ray Wedding and Events wants you to enjoy your big event. We provide an avant-garde approach to planning to make your dream day a reality.
Kellyrayweddingandevents@gmail.com
www.kellyrayweddingandevents.com

Jordan Hair Extensions
Chicago, IL
312-404-3053
LGBT owner catering specifically to LGBT clients. Schedule your appointment with Jordan, a hair extension expert with 20 years of experience. By appointment only; inhome or at our Wrigleyville location.
www.chicagohairextensionssalon.org

Pulp & Ink
1344 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL
312-475-1344
Since 2001, traditional and urbanminded paper goods adorn this airy showroom. Invitations, programs, and place cards range from cleanlined and brightly colored to those with calligraphy and muted shades. Custom design available in addition to Elum, Oblation and Bella Figura and more.
www.pulpandink.com

Deborah A. Murphy, CPA, The Southport Group
2155 W. Roscoe, 1-South
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 404-8401
Personalized accounting, tax services, financial consulting and business planning for individuals and small businesses.
deb@debmurphy.com

BEHIV
1740 N. Ridge
Evanston, IL
(847) 475-2115
Comprehensive social services for persons impacted by HIV/AIDS. Case management, housing referral and assistance, counseling, support groups, HIV testing, community education and prevention outreach. Locations in Evanston and Rogers Park.

Joyce Ford
At the Corner of 24th & Michigan Avenue in Chicago's New South Loop.
Chicago, IL
312-842-4200
At Chicago's only female owned Ford dealer, you'll discover a better buying experience and a better deal. It's where girl-power meets horsepower. We have a great inventory of new Ford vehicles and pre-owned cars. We look forward to seeing you.
joyceford1301@aol.com
joyceford.net

Chicago Women's AIDS Project
5249 N. Kenmore
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 271-2242
Prevention workshops, case management, support groups include relapse prevention and working women's groups, family therapy, ORS assistance, help for parents and children, peer advocacy training, buddies, and volunteer opportunities.

City of Chicago Division of HIV/AIDS Public Policy & Programs
333 South State, Room 200
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) AID-AIDS,
Concerned about HIV or AIDS? Free anonymous or confidential counseling, testing and referral. Call for locations. 8:30-4:30 Mon.-Fri. Bilingual information. TDD (800) 782-0423

NAMES Project
3732 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 472-1600
The mission of the NAMES Project is to use the AIDS Memorial Quilt to bring an awareness and an end to AIDS, by remembering all of those Chicagoans and others who have passed away due to AIDS and HIV. FAX (773) 472-0600
chgoquilt@aol.com

Test Positive Aware Network
5537 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 989-9400
Peer support, buddy programs, information and education services. Publisher of Positively Aware.

Roeser's Bakery and Party Palace
3216-3224 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL
773-489-6900
We want to celebrate marriage equality with you. Our designs range from traditional to contemporary and will compliment the theme of your special day. We are the place for cakes and everything to complete your party. Free parking. Bakery: 773-489-6900 Party Palace: 773-489-6928
www.RoesersCakes.com

Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 769-9299
Celebrating 23 years of service. Fiction, poetry and art by women. Lesbian music videos and magazines. Community bulletin board and weekly programs. Very friendly staff.
wcfbooks@aol.com
www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Timber Lanes
1851 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 549-9770
Perfect for parties/fundraisers. Home of the Sunday Happenings Mixed League, the longest running gay and lesbian league in Chicago, and the Friday Night Women's League.

Waveland Bowl
3700 N. Western
Chicago, IL
(773) 472-5900
Awesome, cozmic bowling light show. Call for times. We welcome your business. Now with automatic scoring. Open 24 hours every day.
www.wavelandbowl.com

Truman College
One of the City Colleges of Chicago
1145 West Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
773-907-4000
Three Ways to Apply: Online, By Mail, In Person
www.trumancollege.edu

Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
773-388-1600
Howard Brown, one of the nation's largest LGBT organizations, serves more than 20,000 adults and youth each year, focusing on primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STD prevention, youth services, elder services, and community initiatives.
www.howardbrown.org

ALL FOR WOMEN HEALTHCARE
Teresa Tam, MD, FACOG
2800 N Sheridan Road, Suite 205N
Chicago, IL 60657
872-216-2394
"Exceptional Care for Exceptional Women" - Dr. Tam is a specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Well-Woman Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bleeding & Menstrual Issues, Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis, Essure Permanent Birth Control and Pregnancy. Book your appointment by calling today or online at her website.
drtam@allforwomenhealthcare.com
www.allforwomenhealthcare.com

Community Chiropractic
Dr. Stephanie Maj
1442 W. Belmont Ave., 1E
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 528-8485
Chiropractic care can give you and your family better health, a better flow of energy and a more responsive body. Call to see how.
www.communitychiropractic.net

Greater Chicago Chiropractic
561 W. Diversey Pkwy, Suite 221
Chicago, IL
(773) 871-7766
Complete chiropractic. Massage therapy. Physiological therapeutics. Weekend and evening hours. Insurance accepted and filed. Emergencies welcome.
DZDC1@aol.com

STUDIO AG
1800 West Cuyler Avenue
Chicago, IL
773.327.0200
Studio AG has been proudly serving Chicago's community for 25 years with remarkable quality design and customer service.
Estelle@studioagdesign.com
www.studioagdesign.com

Progressive Chiropractic Wellness Center
Dr. Richard Ezgur
2835 N. Sheffield, Suite 411
Chicago, IL
(773) 525- WELL (9355)
Comprehensive, individualized natural healthcare including: chiropractic, homeopathy, physical therapy, acupuncture, and massage. Most HMO's, PPO's and insurance accepted. Free parking. Evening & weekend hours.
dre@progressivechiropractic.com
www.progressivechiropractic.com

Rose LifeCycle Ceremonies
Michele Rose, Certified LifeCycle Celebrant
Chicago, IL
847-215-7715
You can't get married without me! I'll perform your marriage ceremony and personalize it just for you. I officiate at interfaith, non-religious, and same sex weddings, and other lifecycle milestones.
RoseCeremonies@gmail.com
www.RoseLifeCycleCeremonies.com

Chicago Arts District
2nd Fridays Gallery Night
1821 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL
312-377-4444
35 galleries and studios open their doors each second Friday of the month to debut new exhibitions and welcome the public to view, purchase and discuss their art. Area surrounding 18 th and South Halsted Streets Event Information and maps at 1821 S. Halsted Times : 6:00 - 10:00 PM
www.chicagoartsdistrict.org

Goodman Theatre
170 North Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60601
312.443.3800 box office
Goodman Theatre is committed to presenting the classics with new vision and premiering new plays with dedication and respect for the playwright¹s art.
www.goodmantheatre.com

Courtney Parks Coaching
Courtney Parks, MA, CPCC
Evanston, IL
847-217-2387
Courtney Parks Coaching is dedicated to helping women create passion, success and balance in their career. As a Certified Life Coach (and lesbian), she works with women to discover and DO what they love while enjoying their life too! Call to schedule a complimentary consultation.
courtneyparks@sbcglobal.net
www.courtneyparks.com

Mercedes-Benz of Chicago
Sales Manager
1520 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
312-628-4500
One of four Fletcher Jones Dealerships located in the heart of Chicago. Hundreds of new and certified pre-owned luxury vehicles to choose. Conveniently located right off the Kennedy Expressway.
mercedesbenzchicago.com

Fletcher Jones Audi
Sales Manager
1111 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312-628-4300
One of four Fletcher Jones Dealerships located in the heart of Chicago. Hundreds of new and certified pre-owned vehicles to choose. From anywhere you call home...all roads lead to Fletcher Jones!
fjaudi.com

Proven Solutions
180 N. LaSalle St., #3820
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 327-0770,
Staffing Specialists—Direct Hire & Contract/Temporary Office Support, Accounting, Finance, Medical and Information Technology. Member of the Chicago Area Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Fax (312) 327-0771,
www.provensolutions.biz

STUDIO AG
1800 West Cuyler Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
773.327.0200
Studio AG has been proudly serving Chicago's community for 25 years with remarkable quality design and customer service.
Estelle@studioagdesign.com
www.studioagdesign.com

Joshua H. Ehrlich, DMD PC
General & Cosmetic Dentistry
3118 N. Sheffield, Suite 1N
Chicago, IL
773-935-0300
Friendly, courteous staff. Clean office with short wait times. State-of-the-art equipment and digital x-ray. Compassionate attitude. Understandable treatment explanations. Extensive insurance coverage. Licensed for sedation dentistry. Sunday and evening hours available. Proudly serving Lakeview and beyond!
ehrlichdental.com

Iloilo
1478 W. Berwyn
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 784-3962
We offer over 2,000 frames and a lifetime's experience in museum quality framing services. At Iloilo, we're the craftsmen behind the Masterpiece.

Dame Couture
1804 Central St..
Evanston, IL
847- 866-7599
Dame Couture provides an alternative experience: one that's more down-to-earth, personal, and relaxed than traditional bridal shops. We love vintage clothes, and reuse vintage clothes and components as much as possible.
www.damecouture.com

Love Your Website
A Division of Materville Studios
2639 N. Washtenaw
Chicago, IL 60647
312 498-2157
High quality website design services at an affordable price. Request a no obligation free quote for web design, blog design, shopping carts, logo design, and more.
info@loveyourwebsite.com
www.loveyourwebsite.com

Lesbian Community Cancer Project
4025 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60613
Chicago, IL 60640-4907
(773) 561-4662
Offers support and health services, information, advocacy and education for women with cancer or cancer histories, their caregivers, and women with other chronic illnesses. Services include gynecological exams and mammograms, and wellness programs such a
www.lccp.org

Fletcher Jones Honda
Sales manager
1100 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312-628-4900
One of four Fletcher Jones Dealerships located in the heart of Chicago. Hundreds of new and certified pre-owned vehicles to choose. From anywhere you call home...all roads lead to Fletcher Jones!
fjhonda.com

Swedish Covenant Hospital
At Foster & California
Chicago, IL
(773) 878-8200
Technology changes. Compassion does not. Physician Referral (773) 989-3838. Emergency (773) 989-3800.

Joseph Rice Interiors
Chicago, IL
773-271-2361
Call me! I take care of it all from design through installation, customizing to your needs. JOSEPH RICE Interiors, Inc. Full Decorating Services with a specialty in window treatments for over 25 years.
www.JosephRiceInteriors.com

Joseph Rice Interior Design, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(773) 271-2361
Specializing in drapery treatments for 21 years.

Evanston Subaru
Rob Paddor
715 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 869-5700
Over 150 new Subarus on the lot Always looking for sharp trade-ins! Contact Rob Paddor
www.evanstonsubaru.com

Medina Lawncare
4006 W. Addison
Chicago, IL
773) 777-LAWN (5296)
Landscaping design and installation. Sod, bushes, trees, tree stump removal, paving stone & retaining walls, snow plowing & removal.
medinalawncare@hotmail.com

Northwest Garden Center
20820 N. Rand Rd.
Chicago, IL 60047
(847) 438-6800
Open 7 Days a week. 20 acres of nursery stock at discount prices, including greenhouses filled with thousands of perennials, varieties of annuals, dozens of privacy bushes, shade trees, evergreens, specimen and ornamentals. Landscape design available.

Bean Blossom Prod.
Chicago, IL
773-727-5642
Special event videos/photos for weddings, civil unions, social gatherings, team events and much more. Serving the community with Pride!
www.BeanBlossomProductions.net

Ingrid Bonne Photography
Chicago, IL
773-991-2400
The visual storyteller for remarkable people. Let me tell your story!
ingrid@ ingridbonnephotography.com
www.ingridbonnephotography.com

Jill M. Metz and Associates, Attorneys at Law
5443 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL
(773) 878-4480, FAX (773) 878-5590
Providing legal services to the LGBT community for more than 25 years. Real estate, estate planning, divorce, adoption business law, and bankruptcy.
jillmetzlaw@sbcglobal.net

Rosemary S. Mulryan, Attorney at Law
4001 N. Wolcott Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 248-8887, Fax (773) 248-9542
Practice concentrated in: Probate, Estate Planning and Family Law, including Adoption, Co-Adoption and Divorce.

The Law Offices of Alexander Weaver
401 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 628
Chicago, IL 60603-3294
(312) 578-0222
Engaged in the general practice of law. Wills. Probate. Real estate. Business matters. Divorce. Bankruptcy. Personal injury. Criminal Defense. Traffic. DWI. Child Support and Custody. Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Medical Malpractice. No charge
violaw@rcn.com

Mary's Attic / Hamburger Mary's
5400 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
773-784-6969
Downstairs: Great American eats. Upstairs: Theatre, karaoke, live music, maximum kitsch.
www.hamburgermaryschicago.com

Rick Aguilar Studios
Chicago, IL
773-478-6607
This gay-owned wedding photographer studio has been documenting gay weddings for the Chicago community for over 20 years. He is renowned for his reputation, his creativity, and his work.
www.rickaguilar.com

Lighting by Fox
3524 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL
Make your NEW life together brighter with Lighting by Fox! Now open at 3524 N. Halsted St., you'll find an extensive display of traditional to contemporary lighting to compliment your new beginnings. Visit www.lightingbyfox.com to see our showroom and our merchandise.
www.lightingbyfox.com

Walgreen Pharmacy at the Howard Brown Health Center
4025 North Sheffield Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 528-8314 Fax (773) 528-9274
Full service pharmacy, HIV/AIDS focus.

Marcy Baim Photography
Chicago, IL
(312) 326-2923, (312) 907-7909
Specializing in family and pet portraits, events, marketing materials and brochures.

OK Travel
Chicago, IL
773-581-0100
The staff at OK Travel has journeyed to all 50 states and over 70 foreign countries on six of the seven continents. We are confident that we can provide you the best experience at a great value. We specialize in honeymoons and destination weddings, as well as cruises, family vacations, Disney, Las Vegas and more.
www.oktravlagency.com

Andersonville Physical Therapy
5248 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 907-3599, Fax (773) 907-3510
Orthopedic and sports physical therapy. Offering a holistic approach to rehabilitation. All treatments one-on-one with an experienced physical therapist.
AndersonvillePT@msn.com

Graphic Image
2035 W. Grand
Chicago, IL
(312) 829-7800
Great for any size job, 1-color to 4-color, fully digital. Proud printers of the 30th edition of the OUT! Resource Guide.

Hunters
1932 E. Higgins Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL
847-439-8840
With an A-list DJs spinning to a packed dance floor, a great outdoor patio, a lounge, and a game room, Hunters is the premiere suburban GLBT hangout spot.
www.huntersnightclubs.com

Cocktail
3359 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL
773-477-1420
Gorgeous decor and pretty people with no attitude. Male dancers Tuesdays and Thursdays. Best people watching in town

Right Fit for You
City & Suburbs, IL
Right Fit for You, an LGBT-friendly Personal Trainer Matching service based in Chicago . Our mission is to connect the LGBT community with an online marketplace of Personal Trainers who either identify as LGBT or as Straight Allies to the community. Our goal is to create a comfortable client/trainer environment from start to finish. As of today, we have more than 60 Personal trainers for visitors to choose from in the Chicagoland area in our database!
www.rightfitforyou.com

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
25 E. Ohio Street
Chicago, IL
312-329-9463
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar was recently named as one of the Top 10 Steakhouse's in Chicago.
www.FlemingsSteakhouse.com

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
Skokie, IL
847-679-9501
For the new stages in your life. Perfect for weddings, elegant events, receptions and benefits.
www.northshorecenter.org

Tucker, Inc.
5 S. Wabash, Suite 507
Chicago, IL
312-263-3315
Established 1935. Jewelry for every occasion. Celebrating marriage equality for all. Donald Strzepek, owner, proud to be part of the community.
tuckerinc.wikispaces.com

RBC Wealth Mgmt.
James Elvord
Chicago, IL
312-559-1738 or 800-683-3246
You're a front-runner who spots trends a mile away, and you pride yourself on standing out from the crowd. At RBC Wealth Management, we know that a good portfolio is a reflection of your needs and goals. That's why we work with you to create a comprehensive plan that works for you, with a wide range of flexible financial solutions.
james.elvord@rbc.com

Entertaining Company
Chicago, IL
312-829-2800
Entertaining Company, Chicago's caterer for 20 years, boldly designs every event, from vibrant wedding and commitment ceremony catering to sparkling social event catering, including backyard barbeques and black tie galas. Entertaining Company catering transports guests to a bold world of celebration inspired by a palate of artisan ingredients, global traditions and colorful settings.
www.entertainingcompany.com

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
In residence at the Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL
Box office: 773.404.7446
Masterful acting and directing by the company's ensemble of professional artists showcase the wit and wisdom of the world's great playwrights.
www.remybumppo.org

Broadway in Chicago
Chicago, IL
For tickets: (312) 902-1400
Producing company for the Cadillac Palace, Oriental Theatre, LaSalle Bank, Auditorium Theatre and more For the hottest tickets in town from WICKED to JERSEY BOYS to DIRTY DANCING - Whether you live in Chicago, are visiting on a business or on a romantic weekend, Broadway In Chicago has the theater tickets and special added experiences for the Broadway shows you want to see.
www.broadwayinchicago.com

About Face Theatre
Administrative Offices
1222 W. Wilson, Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60640
773.784.8565
The nation's largest GLBT theatre company, About Face Theatre creates exceptional, innovative, and adventurous plays to advance the national dialogue on gender and sexual identity. Check website for current productions and locations.
www.aboutfacetheatre.com

Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
The Tony Award-winning company that defined Chicago Theatre. Home to Ensemble members John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Joan Allen, Laurie Metcalf and more.
www.steppenwolf.org

Joseph Rice Interiors
Chicago, IL
773-271-2361
Call me! I take care of it all from design through installation, customizing to your needs. JOSEPH RICE Interiors, Inc. Full Decorating Services with a specialty in window treatments for over 25 years.
www.JosephRiceInteriors.com

Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association
3023 N. Clark, #806
Chicago, IL 60657
(312) 409-7932
The most popular gay & lesbian sports association in the Midwest. Summer: Bowling, Softball, Tennis, Chicago International Indoor Tennis Classic, Senior Cup Softball Tournament. Winter: Bowling, Volleyball, Tennis, Flag Football. Chicago Fall Classic Vol
ChicagoMSA@aol.com
chicagomsa.leagueapps.com

Women's Sports Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 148693
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 334-2100
Recreational softball, basketball, cycling, volleyball, golf, tennis, racquetball, bowling, and educational events promoting leadership, harmony, cultural awareness and fun.

Berger Schatz
161 N. Clark St., Suite 2800
Chicago, IL
312-782-3456
Berger Schatz is one of the largest law firms in the nation specializing exclusively in matrimonial and family law. Our clients come to us because they know we have the experience, expertise and discretion to resolve their most challenging issues.
www.bergerschatz.com

Sparkles
5405 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
773-944-9600
Custom jewelry design, GIAcertified diamonds for engagements and weddings. Live, laugh, love and sparkle!
info@SparklesFineJewelry.com
www.SparklesFineJewelry.com

Char Crews
8 Grant Square
Hindsdale, IL
800-323-1972
The Bridal Registry at Char Crews, Chicagoland's finest selection of china, crystal, flatware and giftware at discount prices. Family owned and operated since 1972. Expert registry and gift assistance. Located in Hinsdale, Wilmette and at Char Crews.com.
www.CharCrews.com

Char Crews
8 Grant Square,
Hindsdale, IL
630-920-0190
The Bridal Registry at Char Crews, Chicagoland's finest selection of china, crystal, flatware and giftware at discount prices. Family owned and operated since 1972. Expert registry and gift assistance. Located in Hinsdale, Wilmette and at Char Crews.com. 800-323-1972
www.CharCrews.com

Lesbian Community Cancer Project
Chicago, IL
(773) 561-4662
www.lccp.org

GUTRICH Chiropractic and Naprapathy
Janet Gutrich, D.C., Mindy Cramer, D.C., Yuanjun Liu, L.Ac.
1425 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL
773-472-0700
Do you need relief from back pain, headaches, sports injuries or stress? We treat the symptoms and the person to achieve healing and wellness with Chiropractic, Naprapathy, Massage, Acupuncture, Flexion-distraction, Rehabilitation and the TLC of over 25 years of experience!
www.gutrich.com

Jan Dee Custom Jewelry
1425 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL
773-871-2222
Specializing in Commitment Rings, Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings. 35 years of friendly service. Ellen and Elton love us, you will too! Open Mon. 10-5, Thurs. and Fri. 12-7 and Sat. 10-5
www.jandee.com

The Law Offices of Roger V. McCaffrey-Boss & Associates
Roger V. McCaffrey-Boss
19 S. LaSalle, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60603
312-263-8800
When experience counts ... In service to the community for 25 years. Bankruptcy l Wills, Trusts & Probate l Real Estate l Litigation l Powers of Attorney l Business Law Call for a free newsletter, "Legally Speaking"
RVMLAWYER@AOL.COM

Lisa Howe-Ebright Photography
Chicago, IL
708-710-2874
Capturing the moment now, cherishing the memories forever. Serving our community for over 35 years.
Lisa@LHEphoto.com
www.LHEphoto.com

The Guesthouse Hotel Andersonville
4866 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
773-564-9568
Luxurious boutique hotel with spacious two- and threebedroom accommodations in Andersonville. Gourmet kitchens, spa-like bathrooms, fireplaces, balconies. Perfect for groups. Walk to restaurants, shops, bars. Live like a local!
www.theguesthousehotel.com

Rodger Kadet, Ltd.
5 S. Wabash Ave., Rm. 1703A
Chicago, IL
312-854-3007
In the industry for over 40 years. A one-stop shop for all your jewelry needs, including engagement rings, wedding rings and bands, and more. Specializing in custom-made rings. Proud to support the LGBTQ community.
rodgerk7753@gmail.com

Personal Effectiveness Plus
Craig Bodoh
Chicago area, IL
414-460-3253
MAKING YOUR TIME WORK FOR YOU! Improve how you spend your time? Need more time? Want to achieve more success? Contact Craig for your free, no obligation 20 minute consultation.
timeman@earthlink.net
www.gainingtime.com

Fletcher Jones Volkswagon
Sales Manager
1111 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312-628-4800
One of four Fletcher Jones Dealerships located in the heart of Chicago. Hundreds of new and certified pre-loved vehicles to choose. From anywhere you call home...all roads lead to Fletcher Jones!
fjvw.com

@ Properties
Olin Eargle
Chicago, IL
312.771.1328
"There are many things that distinguish me from other brokers - most importantly my energy, my responsiveness and my knowledge." Member of Illinois and National Association of Realtors & Illinois LGBT Network with expert knowledge of Chicago and the Chicagoland area
oeargle@atproperties.com
www.olinsellschicago.com

The Book Cellar
4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL
(773) 293-2665
We are an independently-owned, neighborhood bookstore in the heart of Lincoln Square. Offering a wide selection of titles, and committed to connecting readers with books they'll love. We welcome you to browse the shelves, check out our staff recommendations, attend one of our book events, or stop by our cafe for WiFi, wine, beer, sandwiches, and pastries. We also have magazines and greeting cards.
www.bookcellarinc.com

Mini of Chicago
Steve McDonald
1111 W. Diversey Pkwy.
Chicago, IL 60614
1-800-NEW-MINI
With over 35 years in the Chicagoland area, Fields Auto group knows how to be #1 in Customer Satisfaction.
www.miniofchicago.com

Lincoln Park Podiatry
Dr. Debra E. Young
2752 N. Southport at Diversey
Chicago, IL 60614
773.327.0006
Dr. Debra E. Young is an experienced, board certified podiatrist and foot/ankle surgeon who delivers a full range of high quality, caring, personalized foot care services. Our goal is to help patients achieve improved foot function, comfort and relief from pain using the latest non-surgical and surgical treatments. www.footwellnessdoctor.com
www.footwellnessdoctor.com

Lincoln Park Podiatry
Dr. Debra E. Young
2752 N Southport at Diversey
Chicago, IL 60614
773.327.0006
Dr. Debra E. Young is an experienced, board certified podiatrist and foot/ankle surgeon who delivers a full range of high quality, caring, personalized foot care services. Our goal is to help patients achieve improved foot function, comfort and relief from pain using the latest non-surgical and surgical treatments. www.footwellnessdoctor.com
www.footwellnessdoctor.com

Fields FIAT of Highland Park
Jim Moyer
250 Skokie Valley Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
847-579-6900
With over 35 years in the Chicagoland area, Fields Auto group knows how to be #1 in Customer Satisfaction.
www.fiatusaofhighlandpark.com

Alan Sanchez, CPA, P.C.
3418 N. Sheffield
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 871-1256
With over twenty-five years of experience, Alan Sanchez, CPA, P.C., is a provider of Accounting, Tax Consultation and Tax Preparation services for the individual and small business community.
alan@alansanchezcpa.com
www.alansanchezcpa.com

Dr. Edward Fajardo
4633 N Western, Suite 203
Chicago, IL 60625
(312) 623-0502
GAY-AFFIRMATIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY. Individual and couples therapy for depression and anxiety, relationship problems, and HIV issues. 10+ years experience. Most major health insurance plans accepted.

Second City Roofing & Remodeling
Chicago, IL
773-384-6300
We've Got You Covered Since 1967. ROOFING, Flat & Shingle Roofs, Tear-Offs. GUTTERS, SOFFIT & FACIA MASONRY. Tuckpointing, Chimneys, Lintel Repairs, Cement Work, Sidewalks, etc. Free Estimates
www.SecondCityConstruction.com

Villa Loretta Palm Springs
Chicago, IL
310-869-3465
3,700 sq. ft., 1/4 acre, beautiful pool and grounds. Room for 250 at a wedding or over 100 sit down. Very romantic and can become your wedding wonderland. Palm Springs home of movie star Loretta Young.
hrisben.2827@gmail.com

Donald B. Boyd, Jr., Family Law
232 S. Lathrop Ave
Forest Park, IL
708-848-1005
Specializing in civil unions, LGBT issues, divorce/wills/trusts, real estate closings, custody violation, and child support. Free initial consultation. Evening and weekend appointments available.
www.boyddivorce.com

Chgowaterbuddies
Chicago, IL
Chgowaterbuddies is a social fetish group for gay, bi-sexual and gay-friendly men into watersports. Whether you are just curious about WS or are experienced, you are welcome to join us. We host monthly parties on the second Saturday. Please visit our site to RSVPee to our next party.
www.chgowaterbuddies.com

Compass Dental
Dr. Brandon Prusa
4413 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
773-754-7766
Visit the LGBT community's newest dental clinic. We specialize in general dentistry, teeth whitening, cosmetic dentistry. We accept most insurance and have free parking.
www.compassdentalchicago.com

ProgressBar
3359 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL
773-697-9268
An intimate space with custom drink packages, catering options, audio and visual capabilities, and DJs available for booking. Perfect venue for your engagement party or wedding reception.
nic@progressbarchicago.com
www.progressbarchicago.com

Ranalli's of Andersonville
1512 W. Berwyn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
773-334-1300
Ranalli's of Andersonville offers a seasonal sidewalk cafe, off-site catering and in-house special events making Ranalli's of Andersonville the perfect location for showers, reunions, rehearsal dinners, weddings, milestone events or celebrations of any sort.
ranallisofaville@gmail.com
www.ranallispizza.com

Thompson Hotel
21 E. Bellevue Pl.
Chicago, IL
312-266-2100
Featuring elegant bi-level penthouse lofts, skyline views, a private dining room with space for up to 150, and more make your special day as memorable as you deserve.
www.thompsonhotels.com

Kenmare Catering
108 W. Germania Pl.
Chicago, IL
312-787-0190
Raising a glass to marriage equality at last! Specializing in weddings and corporate and social events.
www.kenmarecatering.com

Becca Kaufman Orchestra
City & Suburbs, IL
Available for all your weddings and celebrations. Contact Becca to hear the sounds of your wedding. www.beccakaufmanorchestra.com www.beatmixmusic.com
www.beccakaufmanorchestra.com

The Law Office of David G. Frueh
David G. Frueh
3843 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 492-4261
David focuses his practice on real estate and can assist clients with the following matters: Negotiations of Sale Terms, Lease Arrangements and Other Contracts and Agreements / Drafting and Reviewing Purchase Agreements, Lease Contracts and other Transaction Documents / Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Litigation of Contract Breaches, Boundary Disputes and Other Real Estate Related Disputes / Landlord/Tenant Services / Closings and Other Residential Real Estate Law Services
David@FruehLaw.com
www.FruehLaw.com

Sankofa Psychological Services
Chicago, IL
Sankofa Psychological Services, is a treatment center providing assessment and therapy to LGBT adults, couples, and families. We provide a range of mental health services, including, psychological assessment, individual therapy, and group counseling. Call 312-344-1081 for an appointment, or contact us at info@sankofapsychology.com
info@sankofapsychology.com
www.sankofapsychology.com

Jeff Zacharias, LCSW, CAADC, BRI-I, CSAT Candidate
4770 N. Lincoln, Suite 211
Chicago, IL 60625
773-720-0068
Working with all aspects of addiction including facilitating interventions, severe and persistent mental health issues, personality disorders, trauma and its impact on recovery, hoarding and other obsessive-compulsive disorders and issues within the LGBTQI community.
jeffrey.zacharias@gmail.com
www.jeffzacharias.com

Artists, Events and Entertainment Inc
City & Suburbs, IL
312-832-1100
Make your next event beyond your imagination. From a formal affair to an informal party, we can provide the perfect entertainment for any event. World-class musicians, Big Band, orchestras, harp, violins, piano, Top 40 dance, vocalists, jazz and more.
www.artistsandevents.com

Lang House Bed & Breakfast
7421 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL
773-764-9851
The Lang House Bed & Breakfast, built in 1919, is honored to support the LBGT community. Lang House is the perfect venue for indoor, outdoor, nearby beach weddings, or receptions. We have special offers; call for details.
info@langhousechicago.com
www.catscradlechicago.com

Lang House Bed & Breakfast
7421 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL
The Lang House Bed & Breakfast, built in 1919, is honored to support the LBGT community. Lang House is the perfect venue for indoor, outdoor, nearby beach weddings, or receptions. We have special offers; call for details.
info@langhousechicago.com
www.catscradlechicago.com

J&L Catering
1229 N. North Branch St.
Chicago, IL
312-280-7900
Celebrating over 25 years of bringing creativity and exceptional cuisine together, J&L Catering has been a supporter of the community since 1989. Full-service, custom catering with knowledgable event planners who will help you through every step to create an amazing experience for you and your guests.
www.jandlcatering.com

Tri-Star Catering
150 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago
Chicago, IL
312-368-8266
After all, you should enjoy your event as much as your guests do. Tri-Star Catering is more than exceptional food tastefully presented. We take pride in creating the complete special event. Tri-Star takes the work and worry out of your busy schedule. Preparation, presentation, perfection!
Scott@tristarcatering.com
www.tristarcatering.com

Terry's Toffee
Chicago, IL
312-733-2700
Terry's Toffee offers a remarkable line of gourmet toffee and gorgeous packaging to celebrate your special day. Partners Terry and Michael honor marriage equality in Illinois and across the country, with you.
info@terrystoffee.com
www.terrystoffee.com

Total Promotions, Inc.
David Strzepek
Chicago, IL
773-505-7794
Special items for your wedding day: Favors, candles, thank you notes, invitations, monogramed glasses, boxes, gifts and so much more. Any item that can be imprinted, David can get you the best prices.
www.totalpromote.com

The Drake
Catering Dept
Chicago, IL
312-932-4337
The Drake's distinguished service, iconic location, and regal ambiance exemplify the remarkable REAL CHICAGO experience. From the breathtaking Grand Ballroom to the legendary Gold Coast Room, The Drake proudly offers spectacular venues for ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners.
drakesales@thedrakehotel.com
www.thedrakehotel.com

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
312-321-8735
Our stylish atmosphere features breathtaking venues and views overlooking the Mag Mile and are evocative of magnificent eras past, accommodating 20-550 guests. Let us help you create your vision while offering the exclusivity and elegance you expect from Chicago's most sought-after downtown location.
www.icchicagohotel.com

Keith House
1900 S. Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL
312-907-7909
Weddings and civil unions in the Near South Loop of Chicago. 1870s historic home, with beautiful original woodwork. Ten minutes from downtown, next store to the Women's Park. Also available for corporate events, baby showers, meetings, art shows, and more.
www.keithhousechicago.com

Maggiano's Little Italy
516 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
312-644-4284
10 private rooms including ballroom with private garden which seats 350. Social and corporate events, A/V-ready. Chef-prepared, made-from-scratch authentic recipes.
chicago.banquet@maggianos.com
www.maggianos.com

Mars Gallery
1139 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL
312-226-7808
More than 25 years ago, Mars Gallery opened up shop in Chicago's West Loop, pioneering a new neighborhood for the city's artists. Our owners helped found a new art enclave that today is a destination for art lovers across the country. Housed in a 19th century all-brick timber loft, the gallery is home to a wonderful variety of art and artists, including contemporary, modern pop art, abstract, figurative and more.
info@marsgallery.com
www.marsgallery.com

Mars Gallery
1139 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL
312-226-7808
For more than 25 years, Mars Gallery has been home to hundreds of weddings and receptions. Housed in a 19th century all-brick timber loft in Chicago's West Loop historic market district. We are proud to be one of Chicago's most unique wedding venues.
info@marsgallery.com
www.marsgallery.com

Mayne Stage
1328 W. Morse Ave.
Chicago, IL
Make Mayne Stage yours! Our 200-seated, 400-standing-room venue is the perfect destination for your next special event.
rentals@maynestage.com
www.maynestage.com

Polo Cafe and Catering
3322 S. Morgan St.
Chicago, IL
773-927-7656
Something different ... something wonderful! Minutes south of the Loop, ideal to gather for a special events, dinners or receptions, weddings or holy/civil union ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, or memorial meals, as well as holiday parties, showers, corporate seminars and more, plus unique overnight lodging.
www.polocafe.com

Polo Cafe and Catering
3322 S. Morgan St.
Chicago, IL
773-927-7656
Something different ... something wonderful! Minutes south of the Loop, ideal to gather for a special events, dinners or receptions, weddings or holy/civil union ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, or memorial meals, as well as holiday parties, showers, corporate seminars and more, plus unique overnight lodging.
www.polocafe.com

Sidetrack
3349 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL
773-477-9189
ringing people together with legendary parties for more than 30 years. Perfect for enagagement parties, wedding ceremonies, or receptions. Custom music and video entertainment options, custom cocktails, caterer-friendly facilities, choice of staff.
info@sidetrackchicago.com
www.sidetrackchicago.com

Unity Lutheran Chicago
Chicago, IL
773-878-4747
Make your wedding dreams come true at Unity Lutheran Church, Balmoral and Broadway, Edgewater. Same-gender and opposite-gender weddings. Multicultural, LGBTQ friendly, community involved congregation. Pastor Fred Kinsey; Associate Pastor John Roberts.
www.unitylutheranchicago.org

theWit Chicago
201 N. State Street
Chicago, IL
312-467-0200
Modern class in the heart of downtown Chicago. Imagine a serene setting for your vows, then being whisked up to ROOF for breathtaking views of Chicago and a toast to your new life, followed by dancing the night away in one of our glowing banquet rooms with the city lights as your backdrop.
www.thewithotel.com

theWit Chicago
201 N. State Street
Chicago, IL
312-467-0200
Inspired by the book "Wit," a collection of hilarious and poignant quotes from the famous and infamous, theWit hotel seeks to amuse, embrace and stir the souls of our guests. An homage to creativity and expression, theWit is aptly located in Chicago's theater district, a few blocks from Millennium Park, the Loop business area and Michigan Avenue shopping.
www.thewithotel.com

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
312-321-8735
Discover a unique combination of old-world elegance and modern sophistication at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. Enjoy an unrivaled view of Michigan Avenue from the giant live video feed behind the reception desk or step outside to experience the live energy and attractions. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of this prestigious hotel offering legendary service in a luxurious setting.
www.icchicagohotel.com

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL
312.787.2200
No other Chicago hotel has inspired more legendary acclaim on par with The Drake. This timeless property affords guests easy access to the city's most exclusive shopping, nightlife and dining.
www.thedrakehotel.com

Unity Lutheran Chicago
1212 W. Balmoral Avenue
Chicago, IL
773.878.4747
People of all sexual orientations and gender identities are welcome within the gathering and membership of this congregation and encouraged to share in its sacramental and community life. Celebrate Holy Communion every Sunday at 10:15am followed by great food and lively conversation.
www.unitylutheranchicago.org/









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