Toni Armstrong Jr.
Toni Jr. has worked on LGBT rights, lesbian women's music, as well as with groups such as GLSEN Chicago, Color Triangle, BLAST, and many more.
Tommy AvantGarde
Avant Garde is part of the South Side "balls" social scene, active on educating Black gay youth on health and cultural issues.
Miguel Ayala
Ayala was co-founder of the Whitney Young Pride GSA, the first in the Chicago area, and active in Chicago youth causes and mainstream political campai
Joe Hollendoner
Hollendoner is Director of the Broadway Youth Center for Howard Brown Health Center and a youth activist.
Tony Rivera
Tony Alvarado Rivera was a very out teenager, winning awards for his pioneering activism. He continues to help youth now that he is out of school.

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