A gay rights advocacy group is placing a full page ad on the Chicago Tribune, taking Francis Cardinal George to task for his remarks comparing the “gay liberation movement” to the Ku Klux Klan and calling on him to resign immediately.
Andy Thayer has twice been arrested in Russia, but says he won’t be intimidated in the effort to advance gay rights. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Catholic Charities says it might stop its adoption services if the state requires them to place children with same-sex couples.
Gay rights advocates are outraged over proposed state legislation that would allow adoption agencies to refuse to place children with couples joined in a civil union.
Six people arrested on Valentine’s Day during a gay rights demonstration at a Cook County marriage license office downtown have a court date — St. Patrick’s Day.
Some gay rights advocates are taking issue with clergy members who denounced any comparison between the gay rights movement and the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Several dozen clergy members from around the Chicago area are denouncing a new law that grants civil unions to same-sex couples in Illinois.
The newest efforts to advance civil rights has provided a case study in the complexity and flexibility of the American governing system.
The vote in favor of civil unions is one in a long string of achievements for the gay rights movement in Illinois, going back nearly 90 years.
A vote by state lawmakers on a bill that would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples could come as soon as Monday, reports say.