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Illinois Gay Marriage Vote Could Come Thursday

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

The fight for marriage equality in Illinois has nearly reached fever pitch as Springfield lawmakers are poised to start debating the issue as early as...

Cardinal Apologizes For Linking Gay Parade To KKK

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Religion

CHICAGO — Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is apologizing for remarks comparing an annual gay rights parade to a Ku Klux Klan rally. In a Chic...

Will a Misguided LGBT Protest Restore Cardinal Francis George's Standing?

Wayne Besen | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

Lair Scott has called for a protest against the Catholic Church. If the protest becomes unruly, disrespectful, or blatantly anti-religious, or if mass is disrupted, the support of the sympathetic middle that believes Cardinal George went too far will evaporate.

Cardinal George Stands By KKK Comparison Amid Calls For Resignation

Posted 12.29.2011 | Chicago

Though he has come under fire by LGBT advocates over a comment he recently made comparing Gay Pride Parade organizers to "something like the Ku Klux K...

Cardinal Francis George's Parade of Lies

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

Cardinal George's outrageous comparison of the LGBT community to the Ku Klux Klan was so degrading and hurtful that apologizing will not be sufficient. His only road to redemption is handing in his resignation.

Cardinal George and the KKK: Religious Extremists Live in the Midwest, Too

Tracy Baim | Posted 02.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Baim

If all religious groups paid their fair share of taxes, I wouldn't be as angry when they spoke out against my right to equality. But when a religious leader like Cardinal George gets a large forum to amplify his prejudice off all our taxpayer backs, it is an unfair system.