LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack
Join us the first Tuesday of each month from your home for our Virtual Edition of OUTspoken (“Virtual” while Sidetrack is unable to be fully open without restrictions). Details and the Zoom link are on the OUTspoken Facebook the day of the event.
OUTspoken is Chicago’s monthly storytelling event celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. Normally OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack but In-Person Editions are currently on hiatus due to Covid-19 Restrictions.
Doors to MainBar open at 6pm
Stories begin at 7pm
Typically there will be 6 storytellers and one intermission.
Sidetrack is open daily following current Covid Restrictions. No cover. 21+
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Rave Reviews for OUTspoken!
“The room was abuzz after.
People introduced themselves to the storytellers,
hugged them, and thanked the emcees…
It was truly great to be a part of it,
even just as an audience member.”
-Parker Stockman Chicago Literati
“Consistently great stories…and it’s ground-breaking.”
–WBEZ Afternoon Shift
OUTspoken is now a Podcast – ON THE MIC: OUTSPOKEN LGBTQ+ STORYTELLING at Sidetrack! Since its inception, we have recorded all audio from the stories each month and have created a podcast around these stories.
Check out all our episodes of ON THE MIC: OUTSPOKEN LGBTQ+ STORYTELLING at Sidetrack available on:
Everyone has a story. Interested in telling yours?
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