“Boystown” is the nickname first used in the 1980’s to describe Chicago’s North Side LGBTQ neighborhood around Wrigley Field. But LGBTQ activists are asking the name be dropped, arguing it excludes lesbian, transgender and other queer residents and visitors.
Reset explores the debate over renaming “Boystown” to Northalsted.
GUESTS: Lake Alen, executive director Northalsted Business Alliance
Jonathan Pugh, Northalsted resident, president of Allegrezza and former vice president of Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
Devlyn Camp, podcaster and author of the “Boystown” name change petition