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Lisa L. Moore, LICSW, PhD (she/her) is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the A.M.…
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I’m a lesbian mother and a cultural anthropologist interested in family, gender, and sexuality. I…
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Adam J. Greteman, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Art Education and Director of the…
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Nic M. Weststrate, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Human Development and Learning in the…
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Project Participants

I'm a queer cartoonist and art teacher to gay tiktok teens that are way cooler…
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Ali Kelling is an undergraduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.…
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Allie n Steve is a contextually contingent, trans-feminine, gender- mobile father. A nationally recognized composer,…
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Arden is an artist and musician from Philadelphia. They enjoy reading, cooking for friends, and…
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I grew up in Northwest Indiana in a municipality called East Chicago. I moved to…
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(she/her) Hey there!!! I’m Ayana but I go by Yana. My pronouns are she/her/hers. I…
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My name is Baz Pugmire and I am a nonbinary comic artist/illustrator/author. I'm a Michigander…
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Bea Bosco has worked as a producer, director, administrator, and educator. I grew up in…
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I am a visual creative Artist.. paintings, drawings & pen and ink... I enjoy playing…
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Casey Knepley is a trans non-binary designer currently residing in Chicago, IL. They work on…
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Thoroughly Libra; harmony and justice are life for me. I live in a log home…
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I'm Chase Kaiser and I am an artist and educator. I identify as a gay…
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I am a Latinx Lesbian, Brooklyn born and lived most of my life in New…
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I am in the MA of Visual & Critical Studies program at SAIC, and previous…
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I am a 69 year old trans women living in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago.…
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I am a native Chicagoan. Born in 1958. I came out here in 1977. I…
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Diana Solís is a Chicago based artist and educator born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.…
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(he/him/his) I identify as a 70 year old, cisgender, pro-feminist, gay or SGL man, of…
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I came to Chicago in 1982 for graduate studies in Exercise Physiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation…
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(she/they) Hello! My name is Eden and I’m currently in my third year at SAIC.…
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I'm a single black lesbian living on the south side of Chicago. I grew up…
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Hey 🙂 I'm elisa ! My pronouns are they/them
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Emerald is a weaver, writer, and non-profit arts administrator based in Cook Station, MO. Emerald…
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Hello! My name is Emily and I am a lesbian from Austin, Texas!
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Hi! My name is Esti Shapiro (they/them or she/her) and I am an MA candidate…
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Hi! I’m Fox, 22 year old gay trans man living in Chicago. I graduated from…
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Frencia Stephenson is in their first year of the Master's of Art Education Program at…
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Grew up in Chicago and suburbs and have lived here my entire life except for…
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I'm a poet from South Carolina, in Chicago by way of Wisconsin. This is my…
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Glenn B. Rust is a playwright/producer from Eugene, Oregon. He has lived in Chicago for…
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I'm a 22 year old gay trans man living in the Logan Square neighborhood in…
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Hsiao-Chen J. Lin (they/them) was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1992. They are the second…
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Hi! My name is Isabel Sperry (she/her), and I am a graduate student at SAIC.…
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Jamila Johnson is a Black lesbian artist, administrator, facilitator, activist, and storyteller from eastern Iowa.…
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Actively gay since 11, on a mission to normalize Lesbianism. Born and raised in Chicago.
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I am a 61 year old gay male residing in the Buena Park neighborhood in…
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My name is Jordan, and I am a Boston-raised and Spelman-educated filmmaker, educator, and curator.…
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Kathleen is a dyke who does metalwork and makes furniture. She is a recent graduate…
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My name is Katia Ellise Klemm (She/They). I am a 24 year old queer/pansexual human,…
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Grew up in Richmond, Virginia. Chicago has been my home base since my college years.…
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Hi, I’m Kile McVey. I’m twenty-two years old. I use they/them pronouns. I identify as…
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Retired social worker and native Chicagoan. Lifetime Bears fan and sports enthusiast. My hobbies include…
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I’m an undergrad at SAIC and spend most of my time in the wood shop…
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Hello! My name is Lillian, and I am a sapphic woman who uses she/her pronouns.…
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I was born and raised in Lubbock Texas, and have been living back and forth…
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Lonnie L. Kenebrew is a passionate Transitional Navigator Coach & advocate. He has navigated his…
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I was born in 1952.I Had 12 years of Catholic education.I was admitted to U…
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I’m an interdisciplinary artist working toward an MFA in Sculpture. I love rock climbing, martial…
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(she/her) I grew up in Bloomington, Indiana an area known for it’s beautiful fall colors.…
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I am an interdisciplinary Chicago based artist getting my MFA in Ceramics at SAIC. Prior…
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I’m single and content, grateful for wonderful family and friends. I am a retired freight…
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(she/her) Born and raised an Illinois farm girl and a fifty year resident of Chicago,…
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(he/him) I am a queer writer, educator, and graduate student earning my MFA from the…
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Hi! I'm Molly! I use she/they pronouns and am a first-year graduate student in the…
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Hi, I’m Nancey. I’m 69 years old. Child free, spouse free, activist, adventurer, out Lesbian.…
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Hi I'm Nathan! Im currently getting my BFA (focus in fiber and material studies) from…
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I am a queer/genderqueer artist-educator with a multidisciplinary background in visual arts and experimental performance.…
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Phyllis spent most of her career teaching at Columbia College Chicago in the Business and…
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Hi, I’m Rain! I’m a lesbian from Houston, Texas. I’m in the Visual and Critical…
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I am a retired senior, living in Uptown. I was born and raised in Chicago,…
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Rex is a trans and nonbinary artist, working on their Masters of Art Education. Their…
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In NYC after fifteen years of Aids Virus. The last person to die was zio…
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Hi, my name is Rick, I'm a true Chicagoian born and raised on the southwest…
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Family Life: Bob Singer is a true born and bred local boy from Chicago. His…
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Sage Ratliff (they/she) is a 22 year old interdisciplinary artist and writer born and raised…
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Sainte Gomez (they/them) is a 20 year old genderfluid dyke from rural northeastern Pennsylvania. They…
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(they/them) Im in my third year at SAIC I have a strong interest in curating…
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I’m Sarah Evers (pronouns she/they) and I’m 26 years old. I’m originally from Oakland, California…
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I am a poet, poisoned with light. I hopscotch among the stars and play jump…
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Hi there! My name is Taylor and I use both she/her and they/them pronouns (no…
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I grew up in a small town in north Texas. I have been a cashier,…
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My vision of programming incorporates Center on Halsted’s mission and vision with more of a…
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While the possibility of a completely different path has always existed for Will he does…
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🙂 I came here today. To speak to the ones who passes. Rian. Wind. Sun…
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I was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. I have been studying and learning…
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History of the Project

Read about how The LGBTQ+ Intergenerational Dialogue Project came to fruition, and the transformations it has undergone since its inception.

Generating Queers:
The Class

In Fall 2020, project co-founders Adam Greteman and Karen Morris co-taught a new course entitled “Generating Queers” at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Our Story

Read an introduction to The LGBTQ+ Intergenerational Dialogue Project, where you can learn about intentions for the project and how we got our name.