Few People Know America’s First Gay Rights Organization Was Run Out Of The Henry Gerber House In Illinois

The first gay rights organization was started in Illinois and operated out of a house in Chicago. This little-known history of the country and fight for human rights is a Praire State legend. Keep reading to learn all about it.

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