Archives for September 2012

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Illinois Court Hears Arguments in Anti-Gay Group’s Effort to Join Marriage Case

Today the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division heard oral arguments in a motion to intervene by the Illinois Family Institute in Darby v. Orr, Lambda Legal’s case seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in ...
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton AIDS-Free Generation Remarks

From a U.S. Department of State news release Remarks: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the UNAIDS Shared Responsibility Event United Nations – New York, New York SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you. Thank you very much. Michel, thank ...
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Marriage Fact Check Challenges Broad Assertions in Televised Debate on R74

Washington United for Marriage (WUM), the broad coalition supporting R-74 and the state’s bipartisan marriage law, unleashed its marriagefactcheck.com on recent assertions made by Joseph Backholm, the chair of the campaign opposing the freedom to marry, in a ...
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Iranian President Claims Homosexuality Ceases Procreation

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in an interview with Piers Morgan that aired Monday night, said, “Homosexuality ceases procreation.” Ahmadinejad, who previously claimed that homosexuality does not exist in Iran and whose government punishes homosexuality with death, asked, “Do ...
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Enter to win tickets to see A Fine Frenzy on tour at City Arts Festival and a copy of the new album PINES!

PINES the new album from A FINE FRENZY the musical identity of Alison Sudol Available October 9 from Virgin Records Catch A Fine Frenzy on tour with Josh Radin this fall!  Win tickets here to see A Fine ...
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Chicago Unveils the World’s Only Outdoor LGBT History Museum

On October 11, 2012 – the 25th anniversary of "National Coming-Out Day" – the first 18 solid cast bronze plaques will be affixed to the celebrated "Rainbow Pylons" on the Northalsted Streetscape. ...
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Survivor Benefits Sought for Lesbian Partner of Shooting Victim in Alaska

The spouse of a person who dies from a work-related injury is eligible to receive survivor benefits, but same-sex couples are excluded from that legal protection. ...
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Chicago, Phoenix, Tulsa, Washington Vie for Top Pick in WNBA Draft Lottery

The winner of the league’s 12th annual Lottery will secure the top pick in the 2103 Draft, which will be conducted next April. ...
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Study Reveals Genomic Similarities Between Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancers

The findings suggest that the two cancers are of similar molecular origin, which may facilitate the comparison of therapeutic data for subtypes of breast and ovarian cancers. ...
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Public TV’s First and Only LGBT News Magazine – IN THE LIFE – Final Episode Slated

After 20 years in production, In The Life Media (ITLM) announces that December 2012 will mark the last broadcast of In the Life. ...
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