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Intro to Chicago Gender Society (CGS):

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The Chicago Gender Society (CGS) was founded in May 1987 for transgender education and support. CGS continues to provide a safe place for people to explore their gender identity.  We do this through our monthly meetings, socials and events. If you are new to the community, CGS meetings provide our members and guests an opportunity to network with other individuals exploring similar feelings and provide educational programs from experts in the fields of interest to our members.  Our monthly socials provide an evening out with members and friends in a public environment.  Our events range from a golf outing, an evening of bowling, to a grand Holiday Party.

Chicago Gender Society (CGS) Meeting:

Join us in person at the Kenneth Young Center located at 650 E. Algonquin Rd, Suite 104, in Schaumburg, IL on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. We are pleased to announce that Jessie Maag of SPEAK Des Plaines will return to provide more info and inspiration about activism. This month Jessie will continue her presentation with a focus on “Finding Our Why,” defining what it is that moves us to be activists, and the goals we hope to achieve. Jessie will use her experiences to help each of us find opportunities to be instruments of change. A pivotal part of Jessie’s presentation is the students and family members from Des Plaines, each a part of the effort to make our world a better place. We will have a unique opportunity to interact with them and learn by their examples.

A Zoom link will be provided upon request. Just send us an email to: [email protected]

Members in good standing and first-time attendees are always invited to join our meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at no additional cost. For non-members returning to a meeting, there is a fee of $7.00, plus a $1.00 service transaction fee, which can be prepaid using the PayPal Button.   Everyone is invited to join our socials on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Bottle & Bottega Evening:

Join us at Bottle & Bottega in Arlington Heights for a “Touch of Glass or Mason Jar” Painting. Click on their name for more details and to make your reservations.

Chicago Gender Society’s (CGS) Social Corner:

The CGS Social is held on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Check on our calendar for this month’s location. Members and non-members are welcome. We start arriving around 7:00 p.m. and stay until whenever.

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