Tracy Baim is publisher and executive editor at Windy City Times, which she co-founded in 1985.  In 2014, she was inducted into the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Hall of Fame.  Baim’s most recent book is Barbara Gittings: Gay Pioneer.  Her other books include Gay Press, Gay Power: The Growth of LGBT Community Newspapers in America; Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage; and Out and Proud in Chicago. Baim was executive producer of the lesbian film Hannah Free, starring Sharon Gless, and Scrooge & Marley.  She is creator of That's So Gay!, an LGBT trivia game.  Baim is the founder of the Pride Action Tank.  She was also co-vice chair of Gay Games VII in Chicago, and in 2013 was founder of the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality.

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