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Out & Equal Chicagoland works with leading Chicago area companies and organizations to promote LGBT workplace equality. Since forming in 2005, we have consulted on workplace best practices and offer learning opportunities around workplace and community issues. We also facilitate networking and connections that enhance business opportunities and the career aspirations of LGBT employees.


Jim Huberty, Consultant

Ryan Rodriguez, PwC

Council Members
Stephanie Chin, CNA
Matthew Carter, Unaffiliated
Brandon Patterson, Walgreens
Lori Fox (Out & Equal Board of Directors)


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Out & Equal Chicagoland Citywide Pride

Citywide Pride is excited to offer a year-round series of presentations and networking events sponsored by Chicago area companies and organizations to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace, share best practices, raise awareness of important issues, and celebrate the contributions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workforce and community. Citywide Pride, now in its 13th year, is organized by the Out & Equal Chicagoland Council. View events here.

Events are open to employees and friends of Citywide Pride partner organization on a first-come basis; register using the links provided. Contact OEChicagoland@gmail.com for more information or to find out how your organization can become involved.