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Porno Pete Will Be At IML

Send us your selfies with Porno Pete, boys!

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CHICAGO: Gay Aldermen Threaten To Relocate Pride Parade Over Rowdiness

Via the Chicago Tribune: If the Pride Parade doesn’t clean up its act, 2015 might be the last year it marches through Lakeview, two North Side aldermen are warning. “If there is not a serious improvement in the parade’s impact on surrounding residents’ quality of life this year, the next step is to assemble an advisory group to make recommendations …

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ILLINOIS: Library To Pay Settlement To Kevin DuJan And Creationist Sidekick

Homocon Kevin DuJan and creationist loon Megan Fox have won a $55K settlement from a Chicago-area library over their FOIA complaints that porn was being viewed on its computers. The Chicago Tribune reports: Orland Park Public Library officials have approved a settlement with two patrons who sued the library over alleged transparency law violations in an ongoing dispute over the …

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Nineteen Hospitalized After “Intentional” Gas Leak At Chicago Furry Convention

Via the Chicago Tribune: Several thousand people were evacuated from a Hyatt hotel in suburban Rosemont when an “intentional” chlorine gas leak at a convention led to 19 people being hospitalized early Sunday morning. The incident happened around 12:40 a.m. at the Hyatt, at 9300 West Bryn Mawr Avenue in Rosemont, according to a statement from the Rosemont Public Safety …

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ILLINOIS: Homocon Kevin DuJan And His Creationist Sidekick Are Being Sued

Demented homocon horcrux Kevin DuJan and creationist loon Megan Fox are being sued for defamation by a Chicago-area library staffer. Via Raw Story: Fox, a blogger for PJ Media and YouTube commentator, has aggressively campaigned for more than a year to change library policies in Orland Park after she and an associate claimed they saw men viewing porn at the …

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Dating Website: Chicago Is Top Travel Destination For Closeted Gay Men

According to a dating website that specializes in romantic travel, Chicago is the most popular destination for closeted gay men. Via press release: Thousands of men are secretly flocking to destinations across the globe. With many counterparts left outside of the picture, many times the real purpose of trips remains undisclosed. MissTravel.com conducted a two-part survey regarding closeted travel. The …

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ILLINOIS: Hundreds Attend Meeting About Gay Music Director Fired By Catholic Church For Announcing Engagement

Hundreds of Catholic parishioners yesterday attended an “emotionally charged” meeting about their former music director, who was fired after using social media to announce his engagement to a man. Many of the roughly 700 people who attended appeared to support Colin Collette, who received a standing ovation when he entered the sanctuary. Members of the media were not allowed to …

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Porno Pete Has The Sears Sadz

Brian Tashman writes at Right Wing Watch: Americans For Truth About Homosexuality’s Peter LaBarbera stopped by “Crosstalk” on Monday to warn of divine retribution for the United States, and specifically the Sears company, for supporting gay rights. The anti-gay activist and host Jim Schneider of Voice of Christian Youth America criticized Sears for participating in the Chicago Pride Parade and …

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Cardinal Francis George: America Is Being Destroyed By Tyranny Of Gay Marriage

“The imposition of a definition of marriage that destroys the natural meaning of marital union is becoming another test case for religious liberty. The law now holds that men and women are interchangeable in marriage, as if children did not need both a mother and a father to be born and raised with some security. These are laws that mark …

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Tweet Of The Day – Equality Illinois

Via Huffington Post: Though Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is not planning to attend Sunday’s massive Gay Pride Parade in Chicago, his presence will still very much be felt — thanks to a giant banner erected by LGBT advocates. Equality Illinois and a number of associated community members and elected officials on Thursday unveiled a two-story banner featuring a …

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CHICAGO: Willis Tower Skydeck Ledge Cracks As Tourists Pose For Photos

Speaking of  “Ow, my balls.” NBC Chicago reports: Alejandro Garibay, his brother, and two cousins were in the glass enclosure that juts out of the west side of the building shortly before 10 p.m. when Garibay said they heard cracking. They stepped off and alerted staffers. “I walked them over so they could see and they were totally shocked and …

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HomoQuotable – Rich Juzwiak

“Frankie Knuckles kept the disco in house before ‘disco house’ or any of the mass sub-genre-ization of house was a thing. The racist and homophobic Disco Demolition Night, held July 12, 1979, largely killed disco’s mainstream cool, but Knuckles stuck with it, riding it through the ’70s and well into the ’90s and beyond. A maligned people had their maligned …

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Frankie Knuckles Dies At Age 59

Dance music fans poured onto social media late Monday night, hoping that reports of the death of house music legend Frankie Knuckles, 59, were an impossibly cruel April Fool’s hoax. Sadly, his passing has been confirmed by the Chicago Tribune, which thus far reports only that Knuckles “died unexpectedly at home.” Knuckles was known to all as the Godfather Of …

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Now Appearing On Chicago Mass Transit

Lambda Legal this week debuted its first-ever mass transit campaign on Chicago’s red line. “This is a celebration campaign,” said Jim Bennett, Regional Director for the Midwest Regional Office of Lambda Legal. “We’re very happy to have our plaintiff couples as the faces of a campaign on the CTA Red line, a great place to be seen by our community. …

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CHICAGO: Taxi Group Threatens To Out Five Gay Aldermen Over Ride-Sharing Plan

CBS Chicago reports that a trade newspaper for the local taxi industry is threatening to out five “closeted homosexual” Chicago city aldermen over their support for ride-sharing services like Uber. But this is probably all a prank. In an editorial in The Chicago Dispatcher, publisher George Lutfallah said the trade publication “has learned that five of the city’s 50 aldermen …

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ILLINOIS: Court Rules That Gay Marriages May Commence In Cook County

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that a court has ruled that same-sex marriages may commence immediately in Cook County. The law was due to go into effect statewide on June 1st.  UPDATE: From the ACLU of Illinois. I am so pleased to let you know that a short while ago, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman ordered Cook County Clerk …

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Bishop Thomas Paprocki: Anti-Gay Exorcisms Are Totally An Act Of Love

PREVIOUSLY ON JMG:  In September 2012, Paprocki told his diocese that if they vote for a Democrat, Satan will take their soul. In January of 2013, Paprocki testified against same-sex marriage before the Illinois legislature. Paprocki then ordered all of the priests in his parish to read an anti-gay letter to their congregations.  Also in January 2013, Paprocki defended a …

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Chicago Cubs Unveil First Mascot

The Chicago Cubs have unveiled the team’s first mascot. Clark, a young bear wearing a Cubs jersey and backward blue baseball cap, was accompanied Monday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center by a dozen team prospects. The mascot is named after the North Side Chicago street on which Wrigley Field is located. Team officials say they held focus groups before …

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Christians Block Atheist Display

This happened in Chicago last week. A secular group set up a giant red A in Chicago’s Daley Plaza to make a statement about the separation of church and state, and a group of activists decided to retort by doing the Christian thing: placing a giant banner right in front of it. This led to quite the confrontation between the …

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Gay Hockey Players Cover Mariah Carey

(Via Towleroad)

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