Category Archive: For Straight Allies

Mar 05

February Edition of the Open Doors Newsletter

The February edition of Open Doors is now available.  Take a few minutes to learn about what is going on in your chapter and at the Council level. If you have any questions, would like to write an article for the Open Doors, volunteer or become a member, please do not hesitate to contact us. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2014/03/05/february-edition-of-the-open-doors-newsletter/

Feb 03

January – February Edition of Open Doors

The January/February edition of Open Doors is now available.  Take a few minutes to read the latest PFLAG Northern Illinois news and happenings. Click January Open Doors 2014 to view the Adobe PDF version of the newsletter.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2014/02/03/january-february-edition-of-open-doors/

Dec 03

Open Doors – December 2013 Edition

The latest edition of Open Doors filled with news and happenings from the Northern Illinois PFLAG Chapters is now available.  You can click HERE to download or view your copy.  

Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2013/12/03/open-doors-december-2013-edition/

Sep 13

Marriage Equality Town Hall and Rally in Oak Park – 7pm Wednesday, September 18, 2013

OPALGA is proud to join Organizing for Action (Oak Park Chapter) in co-sponsoring a Marriage Equality Town Hall and Rally. At the event, Illinois Unites for Marriage (a coalition of Equality Illinois, LAMBDA Legal and the ACLU, and several supporting constituent groups) will introduce their senior staff and discuss their plan for moving forward the …

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Sep 13

Join the March for Marriage Equality on October 22, 2013

The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality will take place on October 22, 2013, the scheduled first day of the fall veto session of the Illinois State Legislature. The “March on Springfield” is part of a broad grassroots strategy to secure final passage of Illinois Senate Bill 10, the “Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2013/09/13/join-the-march-for-marriage-equality-on-october-22-2013/

Feb 26

Illinois Marriage Bill Will Receive a Hearing in the House Executive Committee

Following is a message from our friends at Equality Illinois and how you can help marriage equality in Illinois! It’s official: the marriage bill will receive a hearing in the House Executive Committee in the coming days! Advancing the bill out of committee is the crucial step towards passing the freedom to marry in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2013/02/26/illinois-marriage-bill-will-receive-a-hearing-in-the-house-executive-committee/

Dec 31

Illinois Marriage Update from our partner Equality Illinois

Bernard Cherkasov, Chief Executive Officer of Equality Illinois provided this update and apeal for all of us to take action to help bring marriage equality to Illinois … In less than a week lawmakers are scheduled to return to Springfield and are expected to begin the debate and take a vote on the freedom to marry, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2012/12/31/illinois-marriage-update-from-our-partner-equality-illinois/

Dec 04

Parents Day of Action for Marriage Equality – Wednesday, December 5th

Join Illinois PFLAG chapters and Equality Illinois tomorrow, Wednesday, December 5th, for a Parents Day of Action for Marriage Equality. We are calling on all parents and prospective parents to contact their Springfield legislators and ask them to vote for the marriage equality bill pending in the Illinois legislature. The Parents Day of Action is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2012/12/04/parents-day-of-action-for-marriage-equality-wednesday-december-5th/

Nov 11

International Day of Remembrance for Transsexuals

International Day of Remembrance for Transsexuals   Euclid Avenue UMC DATE: Sunday, November 18 TIME: 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: 405 S Euclid Avenue, Oak Park, IL November 20th is the International Day of Remembrance for Transsexuals who have been the victims of murder and violence around the World. To honor this day, Euclid UMC will host …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2012/11/11/international-day-of-remembrance-for-transsexuals/

Oct 13

There is still time to Register to Vote in Illinois!

A message from Equality Illinois:   The most important General Election for the LGBT community is nearly three weeks away.  Although the last day to register to vote by mail was this past Tuesday, you can still register to vote in person through “grace period voter registration” until Saturday, November 3rd. While this is an …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.pflagillinois.org/2012/10/13/there-is-still-time-to-register-to-vote-in-illinois/

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