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August 28, 2013

Irene Monroe offers ways forward for a dialogue about race and sexual orientation

When Sue O’Connell, the publisher and editor of the Boston-based LGBTQ newspaper Bay Windows, which I also write for, penned her piece ‘Sharing our experience: White gay men and black men have more in common than they think’ a firestorm erupted. Evidence of the conflagration was not only seen on the paper’s website but it was also buzzed around town.

January 6, 2012

LGBT groups to demonstrate against Chicago's Catholic leader for comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan

A group of LGBT activists in Chicago plan to demonstrate against Cardinal Francis George on Sunday in an effort to get the leader of the city's Catholic Church to apologize for comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan.

Participating in a demonstration in front of Holy Name Cathedral will be the Rainbow Sash Movement and the Gay Liberation Movement who have the  support of Equality Illinois.

December 29, 2011

Truth Wins Out's ad demanding Catholic leader's resignation will appear in Sunday's edition of the Chicago Tribune

Chicago's Archbishop Francis George is standing by his analogy comparing the LGBT community to the Ku Klux Klan leading Truth Wins Out to step-up pressure on him to resign.

The nonprofit organization, which fights against anti-LGBT extremism, is placing a full page ad in Sunday's Chicago Tribune with the headline 'Hey, Cardinal Francis George, Gay is not like the KKK.'

December 28, 2011

Cardinal Francis George had likened gay activists to the Ku Klux Klan

Cardinal Francis George does not want Chicago's Gay Pride Parade route to go by one of the city's oldest Roman Catholic chuches even though it is located just outside the city's famous Boystown neighborhood.

The LGBT community is calling for the resignation of Chicago's Roman Catholic leader is under fire for saying he believes the June parade could lead to a situation where marchers morph 'into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism.'