"Today, many evil forces have set their sights on the dissolution of marriage and the debasing of family life. Sodomy, abortion, contraception, pornography, the redefinition of marriage, and the denial of objective truth are just some of the forces threatening the stability of our civilization. The source of these machinations is none other than the Father of Lies. Satan knows all too well the value that the family contributes to the fabric of a good solid society, as well as the future of God's work on earth."
-- John Nienstedt, the notoriously anti-gay archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, revealing the depth of his homophobic animus in an op-ed for Legatus Magazine. Nienstedt is clearly still smarting about the fact that over his strenuous objections, the state of Minnesota now allows all loving and committed couples to marry, regardless of sexual orientation.
h/t: Jeremy Hooper
MN Archbishop: Satan Causes Porn, Marriage Equality was originally published on The Bilerico Project on September 5, 2013 10:00 AM...
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Today, April 11, is the National #DayofSilence. The 11th Annual Night of Noise\u2014a "Break the Silence" rally\u2014will take place tonight, April 11, 5:30 p.m., at the Thompson Center Plaza, 100 W. Randolph St.
Fri Apr 11
Grammy Award winning R&B singer Mya, plus Betty Who and Amber have been added to the 2014 Chicago Pride Fest schedule.
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Thu Apr 10
Organizers of Chicago Pride Fest today announced Mya, Betty Who and Amber as additional musical acts for this year's festival, which is returning to Boystown for the 12th year June 21-22, the weekend before the city's annual Pride Parade.
Wed Apr 09
ChicagoPride.com says "Fawzia Mirza in the title role [of Brahman/i] is a force to be reckoned with. This is a must-see this spring!" Get your tickets today to one of the "Top 5 Plays to see in April"! http://bit.ly/BrahmaniTix
Wed Apr 09
Want to sing the national anthem at Wrigley Field this summer? Join the OUT at Wrigley national anthem contest at tonight at Charlie's Chicago.
Arrive by 7:30pm to sign up - Free to enter! The contest starts at 8:00pm
Tue Apr 08
In comparison to Chicago's multitude of resources targeting the G(ay) and L(esbian) members of the LGBT acronym, those targeting the B(isexual) community are few and far between. Read more about UIC's first bi-focused group.
Tue Apr 08
LA's hit comedy event - Don't Tell My Mother! - hits the Laugh Factory Chicago TONIGHT as a benefit for IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern. Tonight features Fawzia Mirza, Fausto Fern\u00f3s, JC Brooks, Jen Kober and Nikki Levy (pictured).
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Mon Apr 07