Kim L. Hunt and Art Johnston hosted the inaugural edition of Outspoken LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack on Aug. 5.
The first show featured storytellers Jim Bennett, Tracy Baim, Patrick Gill, Katie Prout, Kareem Khubchandani and Kim L. Hunt telling original personal stories.
The series is curated by David Fink of Acorn Theater.
A slide show of historic Chicago and national LGBT community photos and videos entertained the crowd before speakers began.
The Outpoken series will continue the first Tuesday of every month, the next one is Sept. 2, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
View Windy City Times video of Tracy Baim's story at the link: www.youtube.com/watch . Other videos not posted due to permission issues.