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  1. "Life Itself" Screens at Sid Docs March 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Festival in New Zealand, the Best Documentary prize at the 5th American Film Festival in WrocA aw, Poland and Best Equality of the Sexes at the Women Film Critics Circle Awards. It also earned a number of Best Documentary accolades from film ...


  2. LGBT community centers see wave of vandalism across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | ThinkProgress

    ... the damage is real. The latest pair of incidents took place this week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center. Shortly after midnight Monday morning, a white four-door truck drove past the center and fired multiple shots across ...


  3. Kenney on state senator's claim about city students: 'It's racism.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Philly.com

    ... and 53.5 percent of Hispanic students. Shaun R. Harper, Executive Director for the Center for the Study of Race and Equality in Education at the University of Pennsylvania, said in an interview that though some minority students have comparatively ...


  4. Lake County Board chairman reveals he's gay at tolerance eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Lawlor said he has "never hid" or "lied about" his sexual orientation. He has lobbied in the past for marriage equality and has been active with groups like Equality Illinois, a group advocating for LGBT rights, he said. But Tuesday's remarks were ...


  5. NBA All-Star game spotlights LGBT oasis in the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this June 26, 2013, file photo, John Hill, chairman of the Forum For Equality in Louisiana, right, kisses his partner, John Weimer, Jr., at a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New Orleans, after two Supreme Court decisions supporting gay rights were handed down. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community.


  6. Kenney selects new state lobbyistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... County Bar Association, Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, Bucks County Water & Sewer Authority, WaWa and Equality Pennsylvania," city spokeswoman Lauren Hitt said. Baker, co-chair of the state and federal government relations division at ...


  7. Stuff from #KiTC, Wednesday, Feb. 1stRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    ... is I learn of some hidden gems where I need to visit and try out! The top vote-getter at 9AM was The Red Onion in Equality, IL ! ( click HERE for audio ) 3.) Let's get Kre8ive with Mary Poppins! My friend Ryan Patrick was in the studio today to ...


  8. Best of the Best: SteakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    As always, the Best of the Best is a competitive couple of hours on the #KiTC Morning Show! This morning I was flooded with calls and facebook comments on where Southern Illinois loves to get a steak! And, edging out the competition with a combination of phone calls, and facebook comments, was The Red Onion Restaurant in Equality, IL! Congrats to "Shorty" and the crew at The Red Onion! They get on the #BestoftheBest Wall-Of-Fame ! In case you missed it, here's some of the calls I had today for great restaurants all over Southern Illinois!


  9. Illinois fails to support disability services, report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    ... department. The issue will be discussed when plaintiffs, including the American Civil Liberties Union and Equip for Equality, meet with state officials before a Feb. 10 court date when the parties next make their case to a judge. State funding for ...


  10. Photo: Michel Vitiello, License: N/A, Created: 2017:01:25 19:47:01Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Citizens' Voice

    Members of the region's LGBT community gathered Wednesday to share notes on how to keep the rainbow shining through what they see as stormy skies, politically. "This will be a challenging year," said Ted Martin, executive director of Equality Pennsylvania, a Harrisburg-based advocacy group for the state's LGBT community.


  11. Some at equality march show anger for new presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    While speakers in Springfield at a companion march in Springfield tried to encourage bringing people together and not being angry even if the person they voted for wasn't elected President, more than a few people were already unhappy with the Donald Trump administration. People like Rick Garcia, former director of Equality Illinois who says, "The White House home page and the home page of the Department of Labor deleted the LGBT pages on their sites.


  12. MLK Breakfast to feature little known storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... involved with the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast since 2003, when it joined forces with the Pekin Coalition for Equality. It has been a great success, she said. "That organization really had a great match with the YWCA's mission," said Figge. "Our ...


  13. Attorneys from Schmidt Kramer, Barley Snyder and McNees Wallace &...Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | PennLive.com

    ... Top 10 real estate professionals in each state. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and law firms across the nation, including 45 in ...


  14. Man Rescued From Garden of the GodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WEHT

    Saline County Central Dispatch received a 911 call at approximately 3:50 p.m. from a male who stated he had climbed up the rock formation known as the Devil's Smokestack at the Garden of the Gods in Southeastern Saline County. A repelling team from Hardin County Emergency Management was dispatched to the scene, along with Saline County Sheriff's Deputy, Hardin County Sheriff's Officers and Equality Fire Department to assist with the rescue.


  15. Canadian rock climber rescued from Garden of the GodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... le departments helped with the rescue including: Saline County Sheriff's Office, Hardin County Sheriff's Office and Equality Fire Department.


  16. Law students offer free legal services to help transgender people change their namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | ABA Journal

    ... to the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. In 2011, a survey by the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National LGBTQ Task Force found about 90 percent of trans people experience harassment, mistreatment or discrimination at ...


  17. Illinois held 'auction' of residents while closing facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... all along the community system is grossly underfunded," said Zena Naiditch of the disability rights group Equip for Equality. "It's been grossly underfunded for decades." Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration plans no institutional closures this fiscal ...


  18. Soldier surprises his family, puppy tries to work, more: PennLive's favorite videos of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | PennLive.com

    ... his favorite Philly words and phrases. Sims, who represents Philadelphia's Center City, was at the fundraiser for Equality Pa., one of the many social events going on during the DNC. Author, political strategist and CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord is a ...


  19. In the rush to close institutions, Illinois glossed over serious problems in group homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... show. "We've said all along the community system is grossly underfunded," said Zena Naiditch, CEO of Equip for Equality, Illinois' federally empowered disability-rights watchdog. "It's been grossly underfunded for decades." Instead of opening doors ...


  20. FirstService Residential's Randy Grimes wins "Rising Star" AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... He has served on the golf committee for Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), the associate board for Equality Illinois, the Young Chicago board and currently serves on the social committee for the Chicago chapter of CAI. "I am utterly ...


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