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Boo-hoo: Illinois hate group loses tax-exempt status

Boo-hoo: Illinois hate group loses tax-exempt status

Someone cue the tiny violins… “Americans For Truth About Homosexuality” (AFTAH), run by anti-gay crusader Peter LaBarbera, has had its IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt stats revoked due to the failure to file the required tax forms with the state of Illinois for three years. The Naperville, Illinois based organization, officially designated a hate group by the…

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Putting the politics back in Pride celebrations

Putting the politics back in Pride celebrations

It’s that time of year again. Pride is in the air around the world for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally community now that June has arrived. Parades, festivals, music, parties, shirtless boys, dykes on bikes, and more rainbows than you can shake your high heels at will abound in cities all over the…

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Teachers Union reveals Pride Parade float theme

Teachers Union reveals Pride Parade float theme

Another great story out of today’s Windy City Times — the scoop on the first-ever Chicago Teachers Union float in the Pride Parade: The Chicago Teachers Union’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Committee announced today that “We Teach Pride Around the World” will be the theme of the union’s debut entry in Chicago’s annual…

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Pride Fest reveals entertainment lineup

Pride Fest reveals entertainment lineup

Fresh from the Northalsted Business Alliance: It’s all about GLBT pride at Chicago Pride Fest®! Slated to be held June 24-25, 2011 – immediately before Chicago’s iconic Pride Parade on June 26 – this festive two-day event marks the first official party of summer. Hosted by the Northalsted Business Alliance,this crowd-pleasing gay and lesbian celebration…

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