The Weekend Palm Card is a reader’s digest of our top news stories of the last seven days based on pageviews and viral impact in the community.
4. Community sets sights on marriage equality at Lambda reception
3.From Tribune Tower to Boystown: EQIL’s Mitchell Locin
2. City HIV/AIDS councils to dissolve, Brown steps down from Dept. of Health
The Chicago Department of Public Health announced that the city’s two HIV/AIDS councils, the Chicago Area HIV Service Planning Council and the Chicago HIV Prevention and Planning Group, would dissolve and a single council will form, according to a Friday press release.
1. Chicago ordinance would create police transgender issues commission, protections
Chicago Ald. Joe Moreno and a group of local LGBT rights activists are pushing for an ordinance that would establish a transgender issues commission in the Chicago Police Department as well as set guidelines for police to follow while handling transgender people.