Our function as a face-to-face support group has suddenly ground to a halt. Our April 14th meeting is still “on” for now, but to say it is in jeopardy is an understatement. We are looking at connecting in other ways. We could do video conferencing (Skype, Zoom, etc). Not sure know how that would work with a big group. We could also have people email comments, jokes, etc, and we could send out an email with content, once a week. Suggestions welcome. In a time of isolation, it is especially important to find a way to come together. This is true for all, but especially for the transgender community. Hope all of you are keeping safe. We will get through this together!  Virtual Hugs, Audry

Intro to Chicago Gender Society (CGS):

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The Chicago Gender Society (CGS) was founded 34 years ago 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:

April 14, 2020 – Elections and pizza.

May 12, 2020 – Kentucky Derby Night complete with Hat Parade.


Our meetings are held at The Curragh Irish Pub, 6705 N. Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL 60631
Doors open at 7pm. Meeting starts at 8pm.
Newcomers are encouraged and welcomed. Just ask for Karen.

Chicago Gender Society’s (CGS) Social Corner:

Our  monthly social is held at Peggy Kinnane’s on the 4th Tuesday of each month. From 7pm-whenever. Peggy Kinnane’s is located at 8 N. Vail Ave. in Arlington Heights.  Members and non-members are welcome to attend. Peggy Kinnane’s offers us a friendly environment to gather and visit.