Author Archives: Liam ODonoghue

My Brief Foray into Capitalism

It was February 20, 2002, my first time in the state Capitol building. I was accompanying the 85% Coalition members, who were planning to sit in the gallery during Governor George Ryan’s State of the Budget address. Since recent legislation … Continue reading

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85% Coalition Fights for 100% Equality Under Law

“You’re fired because you’re gay.” This was the message Red Lobster sent Dale Hall, an associate manager at the Lincolnwood restaurant, in 1996. In Illinois, there is currently no state law prohibiting an employer from handing a worker a pink … Continue reading

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