Gays And Lesbians
CHICAGO | As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich was named the next archbishop of Chicago.
FILE - In this April 11, 2014, file photo, Chicago Cardinal Francis George pauses while speaking during a news conference in Chicago. The Associated Press has learned that Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., will be the next archbishop of Chicago. A person with knowledge of the selection …
Long-term forecast gets cold shoulder
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's prohibition on gay marriage and refusal to recognize gay marriages performed in Illinois and elsewhere violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Supporters of gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana attend a rally at the federal plaza Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago. The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each cas…
This photo provided by Archie Comics shows Archie in his final moments of life in a scene from the comic book, "Life with Archie," issue 36. Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon will die in the July 16, 2014 installment of …
St. Louis Rams' Michael Sam, left, tries to stop a participant during an NFL football Play 60 youth event, part of the NFL's annual Rookie Symposium, at the Cleveland Browns practice facility Tuesday in Berea, Ohio.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. | A federal judge has set a hearing in the case of a Munster couple seeking to compel Indiana to recognize their legal same-sex marriage before one of the women, who is stricken with cancer, dies.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana couples have joined a new legal challenge to Indiana's ban on same-sex marriages in a lawsuit filed by a national gay rights group.
SOUTH BEND | Notre Dame tennis player Matt Dooley said the hardest person to tell he was gay was himself.
The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders — a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members and donors.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | When he was younger, Mike Benner nearly lost his life to drugs, alcohol and suicide.
Getting to know Natalie Lukich
Natalie Lukich, a psychology major at Purdue University Calumet, has formed the Munster Chapter of PFLAG - Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate committee voted Wednesday to amend the Indiana Constitution to ban gay marriage and civil unions, even as a new poll finds most Hoosiers oppose the amendment.
INDIANAPOLIS | The tension between the social conservatives and the business interests that comprise the modern Republican Party was on display Wednesday as an Indiana Senate committee debated whether to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage to the Indiana Constitution.
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