Tag Archives: Chicago

KKK FALLOUT: Activists Call On Catholic Cardinal Francis George To Resign

Activists are calling for the resignation of Catholic Cardinal Francis George after he declared that LGBT activists who protested the church were like members of the KKK. A petition has been launched on Change.org. Several major gay and religious groups have issued statements denouncing the Cardinal. Human Right Campaign “Cardinal George’s horrific comparison of the LGBT movement to the Ku …

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Catholic Cardinal: If Gays Protest The Church, They’re As Bad As The KKK

Homofascists. Gaystapo. Those we’ve heard a million times. But this is a new one. Cardinal Francis George, the Archbishop of Chicago, this week told a Chicago news station that he agreed with a local Roman Catholic church’s objections to the city’s recently-adjusted Gay Pride Parade route passing by its doors and warned that the parade could “morph into the Klu …

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Trader Dumps Hundreds Of McDonald’s Job Applications On OWS Protesters

A member of the Chicago Board of Trade yesterday dumped hundreds of McDonald’s job applications on the Occupy Wall Street protesters. Two weeks ago employees of the CBOT mocked protesters by posting the message “We Are The 1%” in their office windows. Wanna bet somebody steps this up pretty quick?

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OWS Protesters: We’ve Got The Guillotine

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CHICAGO: City Scales Back Gay Pride Parade To Curb Public Drunkenness

Well, this is a new one. Chicago’s city leaders have ordered an earlier start and a reduction in the size of the city’s gay pride parade, saying the move is meant to reduce public drunkenness. Chicago is altering the route, size and starting time of its annual Gay Pride Parade to curb public drinking and accommodate crowds that topped 800,000 …

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Photo Of The Day

Chicago’s giant new statue of Marilyn Monroe has been derided as tacky by many critics, but it does serve at least one practical function.

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ILLINOIS: Red-Caped Catholic Loons Protest New Civil Unions Law

Last week the red-caped Catholic loons of Tradition, Values, & Property took their crew of brainwashed zombie teen summer campers to Chicago, where they stood on street corners and exhorted passersby to support their vision of a Vatican-controlled America. In the clip below, you won’t see TFP members shouting vile insults at opponents, those parts are always edited out. But …

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Rahm Emanuel Backs Gay Marriage

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has endorsed same-sex marriage, saying that he hopes Illinois soon follows the example of New York. Emanuel is Barack Obama’s former White House chief of staff. “I would hope that the state would move in that direction,” Emanuel said in the interview that aired Wednesday. “Tremendous progress has been made across the country on a value …

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CHICAGO: Thirty Gay Pride Floats Discovered With Slashed Tires

The management of a company that provides floats to Chicago Pride arrived this morning to find dozens of slashed tires. Chuck Huser, owner of long-time Pride float provider Assocated Attractions at 4834 S. Halsted on Chicago’s South Side, said the floats were fine when he left 8 p.m. Saturday night, but when he returned 5 a.m. Sunday to start preparation …

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Chicago Cubs – It Gets Better

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Cubs To Make “It Gets Better” Clip

The Chicago Cubs have announced their intent to follow the lead of the San Francisco Giants and create an It Gets Better clip. The Cubs will be the second professional sports team to participate in the “It Gets Better” campaign following the San Francisco Giants who released their video earlier this week. “The Cubs applaud the Giants for their stand …

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Porno Pete Speaks At Chicago Hate Rally

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ILLINOIS: Local News Covers Porno Pete’s Anti-Gay Marriage Rally

The red-caped loons were there!

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ILLINOIS: Porno Pete Stages Anti-Gay Marriage Rally In Downtown Chicago

Porno Pete LaBarbera and his merry band of KKKloset Kases staged an anti-gay marriage rally in downtown Chicago yesterday. Opponents of the new law that will allow same-sex civil unions rallied at the Thompson Center today demanding that Illinois voters be allowed to decide the fate of the issue through referendum. Days before a measure that will give gay couples …

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Now Appearing Around Chicago

The same group whose anti-abortion billboard was yanked in Soho is posting thirty of the above billboards around Chicago’s black neighborhoods. Think Progress reports: As the Guttmacher Institute notes, these groups are “exploiting and distorting” the fact that “the abortion rate for black women is almost five times that for white women” to falsely blame the “aggressive marketing by abortion …

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Who Is Your Favorite Diva?

Chicago’s Gay Men’s Chorus puts the question to attendees at a local street fair as part of the promotion for their upcoming show.

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Tweet Of The Day

Oh, this will totally dampen the hysteria. Story here.

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Rahm Emanuel Elected Chicago Mayor

Former Obama administration White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel today coasted to an easy victory in Chicago’s mayoral race. “I want to extend my congratulations to Rahm Emanuel on a well-deserved victory tonight,” Obama said in a statement. “As a Chicagoan and a friend, I couldn’t be prouder. Rahm will be a terrific mayor for all the people of …

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Rahm Emanuel Back On Ballot

This afternoon the Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Rahm Emanuel has met the residency requirements to run for mayor of Chicago. The justices said Emanuel’s opponents did not prove that he had given up residency when he served in the Obama administration in Washington. “Given the record before us, it is simply not possible to find clearly erroneous the …

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Rahm Emanuel Back On Ballot (For Now)

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear Rahm Emanuel’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that he does not meet the eligibility requirements to be mayor of Chicago. It will hear the case without oral arguments or new briefs, allowing for a faster ruling on the matter. The quick proceedings are necessary, with the race less than a month …

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