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SOLD OUT: OUT at CHM | Chicago LGBTQ Activism: Back to the Future

Tuesday, April 21

This event is sold out.

Join the OUT at CHM community for a *FREE screening of the award-winning documentary Short Fuse: The Story of an AIDS Activist and a virtual panel discussion on LGBTQ activism in Chicago moderated by Kim Hunt, Executive Director of the Pride Action Tank, a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Short Fuse highlights the fiery, funny, passionate life of Daniel Sotomayor, the nation’s first openly gay political cartoonist and ACT UP/Chicago AIDS activist as he balances life, death, and protest.

Content Warning: Please be advised that the film contains content of suicide and self-harm.  Viewer discretion is advised.

*Following registration, an access link will be emailed to you. Virtual seats for this free event are limited, please register through the event link.

If you wish to share this program, please share the event link here and not the access code that is emailed to you. 


Kim L. Hunt is the executive director of the Pride Action Tank, a project incubator that focuses on LGBTQ+ issues, where she also serves as the senior director in the Policy & Advocacy department. She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and being named a Crain’s Chicago Notable LGBTQ Executive. Photograph by Rebecca Parrish, Interchange Productions


Major funding for Out at CHM programs comes from: Exelon, Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett, Kenneth O’Keefe and Jason Stephens, and the Richard L. Ohlhausen Education Fund.
Community Partners: The Center on Halsted, Pride Film and Plays, The Legacy Project
Media Sponsor: Windy City Media Group

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6:00 p.m.

Event Location

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