Nico Lang blogs about LGBTQ life in Chicago for WBEZ.org. Nico is the co-creator of the blog network In Our Words, a frequent contributor to Thought Catalog and The Huffington Post and a film columnist for HEAVEMedia. Nico's work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The L.A. Times, The Guardian, IndieWire, The New Gay and on their mother’s refrigerator. Nico hosts Broad Shoulders, a monthly podcast for Chicago's live literary community, and talks about nerd stuff on another weekly podcast called Pod People.
In addition to Nico's work in media, Lang previously served as the Associate Director of LGBTQ advocacy group The Civil Rights Agenda and co-founded Chicago’s Queer Intercollegiate Alliance. Nico is a graduate student in DePaul University’s Media & Cinema Studies program.
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