Topics :: Chicago
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 26, 2012
A gay sheriff’s deputy from Chicago’s Cook County is suing his department because of alleged unrelenting harassment from colleagues ever since he started work in 1999.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 18, 2012
A prosecutor from Chicago suffered stab wounds and cuts after defending a gay couple from two teens who were allegedly harassing them because of their sexuality.
By Christine Malcom | Thursday Sep 13, 2012
The Chicago Police Department joined other major cities in signing a general order regarding appropriate treatment of transgender individuals by the authorities. With input from local LGBT groups, they will work out the details.
By William Kapfer | Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
Coverage from the country’s premiere LGBT business conference, the National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s 9th Annual National Business and Leadership Conference.
Monday Aug 13, 2012
The 2012 Northalsted Market Days drew over 100,000 attendees to listen to acts such as Sheena Easton, The Pointer Sisters and Olivia Newton-John. This annual fundraiser covers 6 city blocks and is one of the biggest street festivals in the country.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
A gay club outside of Chicago was set on fire last weekend. Local authorities now say that the fire was set intentionally.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 11, 2012
Despite Chicago Cardinal Francis George apologizing for his remark about comparing gays to the K.K.K., angry gay rights activists say it was not enough and protested outside a local church last weekend.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 22, 2011
Chicago’s 2012 Gay Pride Parade had to be rerouted and will now pass a Catholic church. One of the state’s cardinals’ reacted to the new route and compared the "gay liberation movement" to the Ku Klux Klan.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Nov 4, 2011
Two gay men in Chicago weren’t ordered to the back of a city bus--they were ordered to get off the bus altogether because they were holding hands and kissing.
Wednesday Oct 12, 2011
From downtown high-rise buildings to neighborhood landmarks, a Chicago architecture group is offering free behind-the-scenes looks at dozens of locations citywide.