Gay Rights

Gay Rights Advocates Protest Outside Ugandan Consulate

Gay rights advocates – including a few Chicago ministers – stood in front of the Ugandan consulate on the South Side today to pray for a change in the way Uganda treats gays.


Kwagala Project founder Kristen Hendricks poses with women from Uganda who were victims of human trafficking. (Supplied to CBS)

Chicago Woman Helps Human Trafficking Victims Start Fresh

A Chicago area businesswoman is proving all it takes to make a difference is a big heart. She’s helped hundreds of women start their lives over again in the U.S., after they were victims of human trafficking halfway around the world.

CBS 2–05/15/2013

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk: Islamic Fundamentalists May Take Over In Egypt

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says the U.S. may have gained an ally in Libya, but may also have paved the way for an Islamic Fundamentalist government in Egypt following popular uprisings the U.S. supported in the Arab spring.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2011