Will Boystown Become Rainbow Way? Local Leaders Consider A Name Change For Chicago’s Signature Gay Neighborhood After A Petition Complains Of Sexism, Racism And Transphobia

Photo courtesy of BigStock/ChicagoPhotographer
Photo courtesy of BigStock/ChicagoPhotographer

Photo courtesy of BigStock/ChicagoPhotographer


The Chicago Tribune reports that under pressure from a Change.org petition that complains about the gendered nature of Boystown, particularly in the context of local incidents of sexism, racism and transphobia, business leaders in Chicago’s most prominent LGBTQ neighborhood have begun the process of considering a name change.

Read the full story at the Chicago Tribune 

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