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|Looking at Dan Choi's journey|
It was official first. Now it's public. Army infantry officer and Arabic language specialist, Dan Choi has been discharged from the armed services, effective June 29. "Based on board findings that [ Lt. ] Daniel Choi ...
|Lady Gaga protests SB1070 in Arizona|
If you had 10 minutes with Lady Gaga what would you say? Victor Medina and Amelec Diaz had that opportunity July 31 when Lady Gaga performed at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Ariz., as part ...
|Albert Gaskin: A groundbreaking real estate agent|
At the heart of Albert Gaskin's life was a love story, one that began more than 41 years ago on the corner of Clark and Division. There, in a bar called Sam's, on Feb. 1, 1969, two young Chicagoans forged a ...
Target refuses HRC plea for corrective action|
From a News Release, posted Aug. 16, 2010
WASHINGTON - After two weeks of good-faith discussions, and two tentative agreements, with Target Corporation, the company has informed the Human Rights Campaign (HRC ) , the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual ...
Howard Brown makes personnel changes|
Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC ) has been embroiled in controversy since the early part of this year, when both CEO Michael Cook and CFOMark Joslyn were put on administrative leave. Following the ensuing scandal, HBHC ...
i2i marks five years of queer A/PI advocacy|
While Chicago has been home to organizations focusing on Asian/Pacific Islander (API ) lesbians and groups focused on API gay men, it wasn't until 2004 that community members got together to create an organization that would ...
Aldo Castillo prepares to say goodbye|
After 17 years leading the Midwest in Latin American art, Aldo Castillo will be closing the award-winning gallery bearing his name on Aug. 28. He is moving to Miami to become the associate director of the ...
|Court appeal based on anti-gay slur|
Sidney Foster, convicted for murder in 1975, is appealing his sentence on the grounds that the judge in the case violated Foster's right to due process when he used a homophobic slur at the sentencing hearing. ...