Chicagoan Claims Cab Driver Ejected Him And Another Man For KissingChicagoan Shadi Ramini says he and a friend ordered the Blue Ribbon taxi through Uber.
Money Rolls In For Indiana Pizzeria Amid Backlash Over 'Religious Freedom' FlapThe O’Connor family closed Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana, this week, amid a heated backlash after saying they might not cater to gay and lesbian couples due to their religious beliefs.
UPDATE: Indiana Governor Signs Changes To Religious Objections LawIndiana lawmakers announced proposed changes Thursday to the state's new religious objections law aimed at quelling widespread criticism from businesses and other groups that have called the proposal anti-gay.
Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law Spurs 'This Business Serves Everyone' MovementIn the wake of a new Indiana law many critics see as legalized discrimination against homosexuals, many Indiana businesses have made it known they serve everyone, with the help of an entrepreneur from Valparaiso.
NCAA To Monitor Impacts Of Indiana "Religious Freedom" LawWith the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.
New Indiana 'Religious Liberty' Law Could Legalize Discrimination Against Gay People, Opponents SayIndiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.
Alderman Mitts Apologizes For Anti-Gay CommentsAld. Emma Mitts (37th) – who chairs the Budget Committee and, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago study, votes with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 97 percent of the time – apologized for anti-gay comments she made at a candidates’ forum last weekend, after video of her remarks surfaced this week.
Former Country Club Hills Employee: I Was Humiliated, Demoted Because I'm GayThe southern suburb of Country Club Hills is being sued by one its municipal employees, who is claiming he was humiliated and discriminated against by the suburb’s mayor and former city manager because he is gay.
Pastor: Blocking Chick-Fil-A Is 'Anti-Religious, Agenda-Driven Bullying'A Logan Square neighborhood pastor used the controversy over a proposal to build a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Chicago as part of his sermon Sunday, asking those opposed to the new franchise to reverse course.
Mayor Supports Alderman's Plan To Block Chick-Fil-A Over Anti-Gay ViewsAld. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) is standing his ground on plans to block efforts by Chick-Fil-A to open a second Chicago restaurant, because the company’s president vocally opposes same-sex marriage.
Church Denies Being Anti-Gay After Starbucks CEO Cancels SpeechThe pastor of South Barrington-based Willow Creek Community Church disputes claims made in an online petition which prompted the head of Starbucks to cancel a speaking engagement at a church-sponsored event.