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Out at CHM series kicks off with "Are We Still Fabulous?"
From a press release
2016-01-08

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CHICAGO ( January 8, 2016 ) — Out at CHM, the Chicago History Museum's annual three event series exploring LGBTQ issues, kicks off its thirteenth year of programming with "Are We Still Fabulous?" an exploration of marriage equality and the integration of the LGBTQ community into mainstream society on Friday, January 22 at the Chicago History Museum.

"Since 2004, the Museum has engaged in bringing LGBTQ history to its visitors through the Out at CHM program series," said Gary T. Johnson Chicago History Museum President. "We are pleased to welcome another year of insightful discussions and panels led by leaders and scholars within the Chicago LGBTQ community."

Discover the storied history of Chicago's LGBTQ communities with the Museum's popular and provocative series. New this year guests are invited to subscribe and save. Pick two events for $35, ( $25 Museum members and students ) or all three for $50 ( $40 Museum members and students ).

Now that marriage equality is the law of the land and childrearing is more common in the LGBTQ community, are we becoming too integrated into mainstream society? How did we define ourselves and have these identities changed today? Jennifer Brier, director of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, moderates a diverse panel including Ricardo Gamboa, Yasmin Nair, Francesca Royster and Joseph Varisco as they ask—and answer— these essential questions in a series of witty and fast-paced presentations, followed by a debate.

"Are We Still Fabulous?" is the first program in the Out at CHM 2016 series followed by "Standing Up: From Punchline to Spotlight" on Thursday, March 10 and "Looking? The History of Hooking Up" on Thursday, May 19.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a drinks and appetizers reception followed by the official program at 6:30 p.m. Admission for non-subscribers is $20, and $15 for Museum members and students. To purchase tickets and for more information about Out at CHM visit chicagohistory.org/planavisit/upcomingevents/out-at-chm or call 312-642-4600.

Major support for Out at CHM comes from the Exelon Corporation with additional support from Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett and the Richard L. Ohlhausen Education Fund. For more information about the Chicago History Museum's programs and exhibitions, visit chicagohistory.org or call 312-642-4600.

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ABOUT THE CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

The Chicago History Museum, a major museum and research center for Chicago and American history, is located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The Museum can be reached by CTA buses 11, 22, 36, 72, 73, 151, and 156. Parking is conveniently located one block north of the Museum at Clark and LaSalle Streets ( enter on Stockton Drive ). Admission to the Museum is $14 adults with audio tour, $12 seniors/students with audio tour, free for children 12 years and younger. Please call 312.642.4600 or visit us at www.chicagohistory.org . The Chicago History Museum is affiliated with the Chicago Historical Society and acknowledges the Chicago Park District's generous support of all the Museum's activities.


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