June 2, 2013

No Vote in IL House on Marriage Equality Bill, Sponsor Announces

Filed by John M. Becker | June 02, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Openly gay Democratic state Rep. Greg Harris wept on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives on Friday when he announced that there would not be a vote on his marriage equality bill.Read More


Marriage Equality Stalls in Illinois

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 02, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Same-sex couples in Illinois will have to wait even longer for equal rights. In a move that shocked many community members and advocates, the Illinois House ended its current session without calling a vote on the Marriage Equality Bill.Read More


NYC: Learn How to Protect Yourself

Filed by Bil Browning | June 02, 2013 | 1:37 PM | comments

"No one should be made to feel unsafe because who they are or who they love. The spate of bias attacks against LGBT New Yorkers in recent weeks is unacceptable and must end now. Our free self-defense classes will teach...Read More

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What You Need To Know This Week (5/26 - 6/1)

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | June 02, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Marriage equality takes shape in France, Exxon Mobil's shareholders stick with discrimination, NOM looses in court again, a young trans* girl takes prom queen at a MA high school, Illinois has to wait on marriage, and more. Read More