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Chicagoans unite to rally and march for gun reform, Feb. 18
February 18, 2018

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Women's March Chicago, and Indivisible will lead a rally and march from Federal Plaza to Trump Tower on Sunday, Feb. 18, declaring that the time for "thoughts and prayers" is long past and the time for action is now.

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Mother pleads guilty to torturing 8-year-old son to death because she thought he was gay
February 17, 2018

A Los Angeles woman has pleaded guilty to torturing her 8-year-old son to death because she thought he might be gay.

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Adam Lambert, Jaimie Wilson, Scott Hoying lead voting in OUT's Most Eligible Bachelors
February 17, 2018

Singer Adam Lambert is a perennial favorite on OUT's annual list of most eligible bachelors.

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Peter LaBarbera: Media coverage of Adam Rippon shows it's 'obsessed with homosexuality'
February 17, 2018

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) on Tuesday claimed that media coverage of Adam Rippon and other out athletes shows that "the media are obsessed with homosexuality."

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School curriculum bill introduced in Illinois includes LGBTQ history
February 16, 2018

Students in Illinois would learn about the significant historical events and contributions by LGBTQ people under the Inclusive Curriculum Bill introduced in the Illinois Senate, according to Equality Illinois and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance.

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Love is in the air for Coover, Kupersmit
February 15, 2018

The story starts at Replay Beer & Bourbon, the bar in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood, where Matthew David Coover was working one afternoon when he spotted Brian Kupersmit, who he thought was, "very handsome and attractive."

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Britney Spears to be honored for her LGBT advocacy
February 15, 2018

Singer-actress Britney Spears will be honored for her LGBT rights advocacy at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards In Los Angeles.

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RuPaul to guest star on 'Grace And Frankie' season 5
February 15, 2018

RuPaul, the host of VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race, is set to guest star on the fifth season of Netflix's Grace and Frankie.

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Aurora City Council votes to permit proposed Pride Parade
February 13, 2018

Organizers of a proposed Pride Parade in Aurora received a major victory Tuesday when the Aurora City Council voted to grant them a permit for the city's first Pride Parade.

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Speed Dating at Navy Pier's Centennial Wheel on Valentine's Day
February 9, 2018

Love is in the air – and water – as Navy Pier teams up with Entertainment Cruises to host Spinning with Singles, a special Valentine's Day mixer for singles ages 21 and over on Wednesday, February 14 from 6:30 p.m.

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Equality Illinois PAC endorses Pritzker for governor
February 8, 2018

The Equality Illinois PAC, the only statewide political action committee dedicated to defending and securing the rights of LGBTQ Illinoisans, has to endorsed JB Pritzker for Governor and his running mate Juliana Stratton for Lieutenant Governor.

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Out Olympian Gus Kenworthy describes dating in the closet as 'torture'
February 8, 2018

Out Olympian Gus Kenworthy talks about coming out in a The Advocate cover story.

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Ellen DeGeneres, Gus Kenworthy: Mike Pence 'strange' choice to lead Olympic delegation
February 6, 2018

During an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' daytime talk show, out Olympian Gus Kenworthy reiterated his criticism of the White House's selection of Vice President Mike Pence to lead the 2018 U.S. Olympic delegation to South Korea.

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Trump is probably 'most dangerous' president, Chuck Schumer says at LGBT gala
February 5, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer took aim at President Donald Trump during Saturday's Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Greater New York Gala.

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Gov. candidate Ives targets transgender community in new attack ad
February 5, 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has released a controversial new campaign ad targeting transgender Illinoisans.

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Campaign calls on Amazon to avoid 11 cities without statewide LGBT protections
February 3, 2018

LGBT activists have launched a campaign calling on Amazon not to locate its second headquarters in a city without statewide LGBT protections.

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Chicago Police issue warning to men using Grindr following armed robberies
February 3, 2018

Chicago Police have issued a community alert for men using Grindr following two home robberies in the city's Buena Park and Ravenswood neighborhoods.

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Tributes, celebration, and next steps for LGBTQ civil rights to mark 2018 Equality Illinois Gala
February 3, 2018

A full house of nearly 1,500 people is expected at the 2018 Equality Illinois Gala on Saturday night to hear about the successes and ongoing challenges of building a stronger Illinois in the face of national headwinds against LGBTQ civil rights.

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HRC to honor Cynthia Nixon; Andrew Cuomo, Kirsten Gillibrand to speak at NY gala
February 2, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, on Thursday announced that it would honor out actress Cynthia Nixon at its Greater New York Gala on Saturday.

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Gay-friendly North Carolina church vandalized with homophobic message
January 27, 2018

A well-known gay friendly church in Charlotte, North Carolina was vandalized with a homophobic message.

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Poll: LGBT acceptance declines for first time in four years
January 26, 2018

A poll released Thursday showed a decline in acceptance of LGBT people for the first time in four years.

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'The Queens' documentary about Miss Continental pageant makes Chicago debut, Jan. 25
January 24, 2018

The Queens, a feature-length film about Miss Continental pageant, will make its Chicago debut at a premiere party and screening on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 at the Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club, 3700 N. Halsted.

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Chicago men robbed at knifepoint by Grindr date
January 24, 2018

Two men were reportedly robbed at knifepoint in their Lincoln Square home by a man they met on Grindr.

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Laverne Cox is first transgender woman to cover Cosmopolitan
January 24, 2018

Laverne Cox is the first transgender woman to grace the cover of Cosmopolitan.

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