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We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, serving the LGBTQ+ community in Chicago and the Midwest through the preservation of archival collections, circulating library materials, and educational and entertaining programming. We have been in Chicago since our founding in 1981.


  • Arts, Culture, and Humanities
  • Education
  • LGBTQ+

Board Member duties & responsibilities:

The Board is designed to support the organization’s growth and support the success of the mission.

Board term & limits:

We have 3-year board appointments with an option to extend to a consecutive term for another 3 years. Executive committee officers are a 1-year appointment.

Financial commitment:

The Board is in a position where we ask all Board members to contribute financially, a give or get that is financially comfortable for them and also helps ensure that we meet our overall fundraising goals for the year.

Skills needed:

  • Financial
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • IT
  • Strategic Planning
  • Other