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Equality Forum’s LGBT History Month Icons: Oct. 12 – Lori Lightfood

Mayor of Chicago

b. August 4, 1962 “Breaking the back of the Chicago machine, it’s quite monumental.” Lori Lightfoot won a historic landslide victory in Chicago’s 2019 election to become the city’s first openly gay and first Black female mayor. It is her first elective office. Lightfoot grew up in a struggling working-class family in southern Ohio. Her …

Cool Globes

A new public art exhibition in Charlotte helps feed that need for art this fall, while also educating around an important global science issue. “Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet” features 35 globe sculptures, each sharing a simple way individuals or businesses can reduce climate change.