Neil Steinberg Among Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame 2013 Honorees

Jewish Journalist Neil Steinberg is among Fourteen individuals and two organizations who were inducted Nov. 12 into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame, the country’s only known government-sponsored hall of fame that honors members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.

NeilSteinbergThe chosen nominees, selected by a committee composed of former inductees, were inducted at the Hall of Fame’s annual ceremony Nov. 12, at the Chicago History Museum,

Neil Steinberg, 53, for 26 years as a Chicago Sun-Times writer or columnist who has repeatedly portrayed LGBT lives and social-justice issues while insightfully commenting on them. His work has contributed to better public understanding and has often been produced when issues were more unpopular than now, such as human-rights laws in the 1980s and marriage rights in 1996.

See the full list of honorees on Chicago Pride