Calling all Back Same Gender Loving, Gay, & Bisexual Men in Chicago:

Looking for a place where you can be yourself – with no judgments – and get the support you need?

Check out LinkUp Chicago, King! We understand the struggles, the parties, and everything in between. Our crew is here to provide you with all the love and support you deserve.

Harm Reduction

Tips to make sure you’re having a good time and keeping you safer when you parTy.

Low-key Free STI Testing

Discrete screenings to stay healthy and make sure nothing is burnin’ down there! 

Community Spaces

Connect with other Black kings going through the same things as you!

How LinkUp Works


Fill out the form

Share the best ways for us to keep in touch with you. 

Complete the Survey

The survey helps us understand your situation better and anonymously helps us understand where the needs are for our community. 


Come to a social event, talk with someone on the support line, or show up at one of our support groups. Whatever works for you!

LinkUp Chicago’s got your back

We have a whole bunch of stuff to help you out:

  • We’re here to listen and understand, no judgments, just support.
  • Health and wellness events to keep you feeling good.
  • Housing, financial, and rental assistance if you need a hand.
  • We can help with utility bills and getting medical care too.
  • If you need to test your substance, we got you.
  • Narcan to save lives, syringe bleach kits too.
  • We even have transportation help.
  • Safe spaces to connect with others and support each other.
  • We can refer you to PrEP for protection and HIV/STI testing.

Just let us know what you’re interested in, and we’ll be there to help you out, no problem!

Join the brotherhood

Call our toll-free number or hit that form now!

LinkUp Chicago