Posts tagged "gay liberation network"

Get the inside scoop on the successful Russian Gay Pride Parade

Recently leaders from Chicago’s Gay Liberation Network traveled to Moscow Russia to help stage the first successful gay pride parade in a truly homophobic country in the past five years. Russia is probably one of the most homophobic countries in the world, gays have no rights at all and year after year the Mayor of... Read more »

Hope you didn't miss: Protest at Holy Name Cathedral

Photo Credit:Gay Liberation Network via Flickr CC More than 100 protesters marched outside of Holy Name Cathedral yesterday to protest Chicago’s Cardinal George – who has been instrumental in stalling LGBT rights. The Gay Liberation Network organized the protest to bring to light the work that Cardinal George has been doing, behind the scenes, to... Read more »

Isn't it time for Marriage Equality?

Photo Credit:mattitude via Flickr CC What are you doing to raise awareness to Marriage Equality? This coming weekend is Valentine’s Day – the time for lovers!  But it’s also Freedom-To-Marry Day, our non-official holiday to promote the need for same-sex marriage.  Around the country LGBT couples will be heading to their County Clerk’s Offices to... Read more »

Valentine's Day Activity: Picket Holy Name Cathedral

Are you looking for something unique to do for Valentine’s Day?  The Gay Liberation Network is organizing a picket at Holy Name Cathedral to bring attention to ‘Freedom-to-Marry Day 2010’ and that GLBT people are still not able to marry. Here’s the information from GLN: In opposition to the desires of millions of lay Catholics... Read more »

Today is International Human Rights Day

Today will mark what’s good for the local LGBT community and the need to help the Uganda LGBT Community – as we celebrate International Human Rights Day. Here in Chicago we will celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the incorporation of ‘The Society for Human Rights’ by Henry Gerber in 1924.  The first gay rights organization... Read more »

Police Committee Passes Resolution... Against Policeman

I wasn’t able to attend the 23rd District GLBT Subcommittee last night due to prior commitments, but I just got this press release from the Gay Liberation Network that I wanted to share with you: A Chicago police officer facing 20 federal civil rights lawsuits for allegedly targeting Lesbian and Gay motorists for false DUIs... Read more »