Our goal with ELGbtq+ is to create a safe, welcoming environment for all lgbtqia+ folx and allies in the Elgin area to come together, celebrate and learn from each other, and create unity within the community.
Our mission is to create family-friendly, accessible events everyone can attend, while prioritizing queer voices in and around the Elgin, IL area.
We are very excited to be working on bringing the first LGBTQ+ Pride March and Festival to Elgin, Illinois! Many surrounding suburbs have been doing Pride festivals for the last few years with great success and thousands in attendance. Unfortunately, our festival plans for both 2020 and 2021 had to be postponed due to COVID-19, but we plan on coming back stronger than ever in 2022, and we hope you'll join us for a fantastic community celebration!
Due to COVID, events are a little scarce lately, as we are trying to keep everyone's health and wellbeing in mind. We hope to resume regular events once we feel we won't be putting anyone in danger. Thanks for understanding and we hope you're hanging in there!
Last Saturday of Every Month
Queer Book Club
We will be holding our monthly Queer Book Club meeting virtually. Please send an email to with the subject "Book Club" if you would like to attend.
More details about Queer Book Club can be found at the link below.
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