Chicago's La Raza newspaper did a great job covering marriage equality with a story that appropriately emphasized the joy felt by the LGBT Latino/a community.
Council Alderman Joe Moore spearheads a resolution requesting that the commissioners of 5 major men's sports leagues support initiatives to promote the inclusion of LGBT athletes.
This weekend, We Happy Trans, a website that celebrates the positive experiences of transgender people, and This is H.O.W., a non profit organization dedicated to the betterment of the lives of trans people, announced Trans 100, a first-of-its-kind overview of the diversity and impact of the work being done by (and for) transgender people in America.
On Friday, while the rest of the country was going purple in support of LGBT young people on Spirit Day, the school board in East Aurora, Illinois was sending the exact opposite message to transgender students.
According to reports, Chick-fil-A will stop donating to anti-gay groups following negotiations with Chicago alderman.
A 19-year-old was found stabbed to death in Chicago, blocks from the shooting of Paige Clay, a transgender woman of color.
Chicago area LGBT-affirming faith groups are slated to be one of the lead contingents in the 2012 Pride Parade taking place on Sunday, June 24.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Cardinal George said, “I am truly sorry for the hurt my remarks have caused, particularly because we all have friends or family members who are gay and lesbian. This has evidently wounded a good number of people. I have family members myself who are gay and lesbian, so it's part of our lives. So I'm sorry for the hurt."