The following LGBTQ activists in Chicago and Illinois supported Bernie Sanders in the Illinois 2016 Democratic Primaries listed by the Windy City Times, a major LGBTQ publication in the city of Chicago. [1]

  1. Ald. Carlos Rosa, Chicago's 35th Ward
  2. Robert Castillo, Community Activist
  3. Jan Rodolfo, National Nurses United Outreach Director
  4. Ed Mullen, Delegate, Attorney and Political Activist
  5. Emmanuel Garcia, Immigrant Rights Activist and LGBT Youth Mentor
  6. Lynette Aria Jackson, LGBT Scholar and Writer
  7. Michael Harrington, Delegate, Chicago Teachers Union's Director of Union Operations
  8. Ryne Poelker, Housing and Anti-Displacement Activist
  9. Sukie De La Croix, LGBT Historian, Novelist and Photographer
  10. Paul Law, Delegate, Lake City LGBT Activist
  11. Matty Zaradich, LGBT Political Activist
  12. Alex Garza, Labor Organizer and Worker Advocate
  13. Latham Zearfoss, Artist and Organizer
  14. Staci Robinson, Social Worker and LGBT Housing Specialist
  15. Natalie Alford, LGBT Musician and Political Activist
  16. Blake Monroe, Sex-Worker Advocate
  17. Alex Forgue, LGBT Political Activist and Labor Advocate
  18. Corrine Mina, LGBT Musician and Co-Founder of Join The Impact Chicago
  19. Jackie Rose, LGBT Healthcare Worker
  20. Gerardo Calvillo, Housing and Anti-Displacement Activist
  21. Bryan Bautista- Gutierrez, PrEP Health Professional
  22. Gabriela Zapata-Alma, Social Worker and LGBT Substance Abuse Specialist
  23. Andrew Sa, LGBT Singer and Songwriter
  24. Mallory O'Price, Social Worker and LGBT Therapist
  25. Curtis Cassel, Designer
  26. Nicholas Zahn, Gallery Owner/Curator
  27. Joshua Ryan Marburger, Chicago Teacher and Education Activist
  28. Ryan McIntyre, President Local 291 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union ( RWDSU )
  29. Wayne Besen, Progressive Radio Talk-Show Host
  30. Jeff Graubart, LGBT historian and novelist
  31. Marcus Fogliano, Police Community Relations Commissioner for the City of Peoria