The revamped Chicago Queer & Now is a podcast hosted by Chicago Reader staffers Adam M. Rhodes (they/them) and Taryn Allen (she/her) who are exploring Chicago’s queer culture through guest interviews, dives into the Reader archives, and conversations about current queer events, pop culture, identity, and more.

Tune in here or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

This series is brought to you in part by the “RISE UP: Stonewall and the LGBTQ rights movement” exhibit at Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie. Find out more here.

Special exhibition RISE UP: STONEWALL AND THE LGBTQ RIGHTS MOVEMENT Open October 17 Illinois Holocaust Museum

Chicago Reader podcasts are recorded on Shure microphones. Learn more at

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