LGBT Senior Housing Development To Go Ahead In BoystownA handful of housing projects designed specifically for LGBT senior citizens are springing up around the country, and Chicago is about to get one soon.
Elmhurst College To Ask Students About Sexual OrientationElmhurst College has become the first in the nation to ask prospective students about their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Big Jump In lllinois Same-Sex Couples Reporting Status To CensusThe number of Illinoisans telling the U.S. Census Bureau they’re part of a same-sex couple has jumped significantly.
ACLU Intervenes In Catholic Charities Adoption Rights CaseA judge is allowing the American Civil Liberties Union to intervene in the battle over adoption rights for same-sex couples.
Group: More Than 1,600 Couples Have Applied For Civil UnionsOnly a month has passed since Illinois legalized civil unions, but more than 1,600 same-sex couples have already applied for licenses.
Local Lesbian News Site Founder 'Saddened' By ImpostorA founder of a new lesbian women’s news Web site for Chicago wrote recently that she was “very saddened” to discover that the “woman” behind the “Lez Get Real” blog was actually a straight man misrepresenting himself.
Same-Sex Couples Take Vows For Civil UnionsIt was a shining moment for all to see this morning, as same-sex couples gathered to exchange vows for their civil unions in Millennium Park.
Same-Sex Couples Line Up For Civil Union LicensesA long-awaited day has arrived for same-sex couples in Illinois.
30 Couples To Be Joined In Civil Unions In Millennium ParkGov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Clerk David Orr will be among those in attendance for a historic ceremony next month, in which 30 gay and lesbian couples will be joined in civil unions in Millennium Park.
Lesbian Activist To Assume State House SeatLesbian activist Kelly Cassidy will replace state Rep. Harry Osterman in the Illinois House, as Osterman moves to the Chicago City Council.
Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Advances In IndianaThe Indiana State House of Representatives has approved a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions.
Chicago History Museum To Open GLBT Exhibit In MayThe Chicago History Museum will open its long-awaited exhibit on gay and lesbian history in Chicago this spring.
Bank Facilitates Financial Services For GLBT CommunityA Chicago based bank is making it easier for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community to get financial services.
Magazine Honors State Rep. For Civil UnionsState Rep. Greg Harris (D-Ill.), the architect of the successful effort to legalize civil unions in Illinois, has been named Person of the Year by Gay Chicago Magazine.
Oprah Winfrey: I'm Not GayHer long personal and professional relationship with Gayle King has sparked rumors that they are gay, but Oprah Winfrey denies it and breaks into tears in an upcoming TV interview.