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The Long Road to Equal Marriage Rights in Illinois

Andy Thayer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

So in a small way, in blue state Illinois, we showed how to break that dismal record of Left failure following repeated failure. Hopefully it's an example that will be emulated elsewhere, and on a far bigger scale. But what of the marriage issue itself? Why so much concentration of effort spent on it?

The Cowardice of Gay Inc.

Andy Thayer | Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

Why is it that all of the big gay nonprofits have failed to utter a word of support for Private Bradley Manning, let alone really campaign for him? It's political cowardice.

Anti-LGBT Group's Banquet Draws Protest, Vandalism

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

A banquet hosted by a "hate group" in honor of an Evangelical leader tied to a controversial Ugandan anti-gay bill drew protests from LGBT activists i...

Anti-Gay Suburban Hate Group No Longer Tax-Exempt

Posted 10.01.2011 | Chicago

The blog Ex-Gay Watch is reporting that the tax-exempt status of the controversial Naperville, Ill.-based organization Americans For Truth About Homos...

Joseph Erbentraut

LGBT Activists Plan To Avoid Chick-Fil-A

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago

Fried chicken enthusiasts in Chicago were delighted when Chick-fil-A's first location within city limits opened early Thursday morning. Hundreds lined...

Could Anti-Gay Stance Be Hurting The Salvation Army?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Across the Chicago area, the ubiquitous red kettles are a little lighter than they were this time last year. The Salvation Army reports that its Chic...

Books That Crush Intolerance

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

With a nod to Santayana, many feel that history's greatest lesson is the ability it can afford one to travel back in time, to discover one's self, in ...

Why We Are Protesting Against "Americans For Truth About Homosexuality"

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

When mainstream LGBT leaders advise our community to ignore groups like Americans For Truth About Homosexuality or go lightly on them, we are playing right into their hands.

Gay Couple Plans 'Kiss-In' At Suburban Restaurant After Alleged Homophobia

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Frankie Nielson and his boyfriend Danny Hankes decided to share a quiet meal at the LaFiesta Azteca Restaurant in south suburban Alsip a few week...

Cardinal George Attacks 'Gay-Positive' Ministry Ahead Of Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of Chicago denounced a D.C.-area ministry that describes itself as "gay-positive" and seeks to build bridge...

Gay Liberation Network Plans To Picket Holy Name Cathedral For National Freedom To Marry Day

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In recognition of National Freedom to Marry Day, the Chicago-based LGBT advocacy organization Gay Liberation Network has planned an informational pick...