An Oak Park activist says he’ll try to get his Eagle Scout pin back, now that the Boy Scouts are ending their policy of gay exclusion.
The Boy Scouts of America’s policy of banning gay scouts and scout leaders has driven a local man to take action.
A Chicago man kicked out eight years ago under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has contacted a recruiter and could become the first openly gay man in Illinois to enlist.
The Senate may have voted 65 to 31 to repeal the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy this weekend, but the particulars allowing gays to openly serve in the military will take months to approve and implement.
A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $730,000 grant for a four-year study of adolescents’ reasoning about bullying due to gender and sexuality.
City chosen partly for its “vibrant and diverse” gay community.
Some are choosing to sit out this election or look for candidates other than Dems.
With news that Pentagon is accepting openly gay recruits, he hopes to resume military service.
Letter follows a spate of incidents of anti-gay bullying across the country.