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TOP STORIES FROM PAST ISSUES
OF THE CHRONICLE - YEAR 2002

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ONLINE ISSUES DATED FROM YEAR 2001 | 2000 | 1999

December 27, 2002

1. Court okays police cameras in restrooms

2. Board suspends all clubs to stop gay-straight alliance

3. Santa's helpers stay fit

4. Mother's former partner must pay child support

5. Girl, kicked out of gym for being lesbian, sues school

6. 2002 was a year of transitions

7. News Briefs

8. The Pop Art of Michael Owens

 

December 20, 2002

December 13, 2002

1. Gender stereotyping is everyone's issue, Wilchins says

2. Hudson may be appointed to Columbus city council

3. 'Prevention plateau,' club drugs discussed at HIV confab

4. Brazon's accused killer ruled not competent to stand trial

5. Get your tickets here

6. Divas do it for charity

7. Get appointed to boards, Stonewall Dems are told

8. News Briefs

9. Winter's darkness is followed by the first fruit

 

December 6, 2002

1. Toledo dinner shows holiday pride.

2. Toledo delays partner benefits to new year

3. Cleveland center names new director

4. Supreme Court to reconsider 1986 ruling that allowed sodomy laws

5. Panel answers questions on household benefits

6. Akron Pride Center Thanksgiving dinner

7. Goodale Park vigil honors victims of anti-TG violence

8. Out in the marketplace

9. New lobby group is halfway to first fundraising goal

10. Team Columbus returns with heavy bags and light hearts

11. News Briefs

12. There is more to Hannukah than a dreidel

 

November 29, 2002

1. A brief moment and then there was work.

2. 70,000,000 and counting

3. Louganis says coming out HIV+ was his most profound deed

4. The very first time I heard about AIDS

5. A familiar icon gives a final, private concert

6. The knowledge gained in almost two decades of surviving AIDS

7. Being over 50 is no protection from HIV

8. A weekend of support with the harsh reality of HIV

9. There is more to ‘safer sex’ than physical intimacy

10. Infections continue, but they don’t have to

 

November 22, 2002

1. A meeting of young minds

2. Toledo considers partner health benefits

3. New York is set to become 13th state with a lesbian-gay civil rights law

4. Deputies had sexual contact with men before arresting them

5. Happiness under the chupah

6. City health budget cuts leave AIDS agencies scrambling

7. Tribute applauds Linda Malicki’s 8 years at center

8. Students upset with BGSUs response to office vandalism

9. Couple’s suspected killer found dead in his jail cell

10. News Briefs

 

November 15, 2002

1. Festivities mark BWMT’s 22nd anniversary

2. Ohio Lesbian Festival will be back next year

3. Thousands rally against high school’s gay-straight alliance

4. FDA approves 20-minute HIV test

5. News Briefs

6. Suzanne Westenhoefer

 

November 8, 2002

1. Group hits the polls to find partner benefit supporters

2. Gay civil rights upheld in four of five ballot issues

3. Thousands of competitors begin the Gay Games in Sydney

4.Few gay-friendly candidates win Ohio seats in election

5. Thirty-three GLBT candidates win office nationwide

6.Transsexual groom-to-be refuses to answer court questions about his genitalia

7. Stonewall celebrates 21st year with party and politics

8. News Briefs

9. Evenings Out

 

November 1, 2002


1. Kent makes Coming Out week thier own

2. Ohioans join Pride festival in Falwel'ls hometown

3. Judge sued for jailing TG man over marriage licenses

4. Gay pioneer Harry Hay dies; he founded the Mattachine Society

5.Eight ‘Rainbow Awards’ given at center’s annual meeting

6. Sen. Paul Wellstone was a voice for LGBT causes

7. News Briefs

8. Election Endorsements

 

October 25, 2002

1. Transgender teen is murdered after party.

2. Bashing death on his base may halt general's promotion

3. New Jersey partner bill would have governor’s backing

4. Dailies in three Ohio cities now print same-sex notices

5. Anti-bully program stopped after rightists call it  pro-gay

6. News Briefs

 

October 18, 2002

1. Bouncing around for Hagen

2. 16 local candidates share their views at Stonewall night

3. Two interim directors to share David's House top post

4. Team Columbus readies for Gay Games VI

5. Flag-raising marks National Coming Out Day

6. Social justice center holds its first anti-violence week

7. News Briefs

8. Evenings Out

 

October 11, 2002

1. Paris mayor stabbed in anti-gay attack

2. High court lets rulings on Grid Radio, TG marriage stand

3. Chevrei Tikva celebrates 18th year, and first rabbi

4. Loss of health event’s funds reveals agenda, some say

5. Couple, denied a marriage license, applies again

6. News Briefs

7. Pansy Division

 

October 4, 2002

1. Former envoy speaks to P-FLAG conference

2. Heterosexual couple's marriage denied again

3. Chrome-plated fun

4. Proteins identified in HIV non-progressors

5. News Briefs

 

September 27, 2002

1. AIDS walk sees more sponsors, politicians, and funds

2. Walk and party see new faces and other changes

3. Federal civil rights laws cover anti-gay harassment, court rules

4. Hetero couple still can't get married

5. 1964 federal civil rights act used to settle bias suit

6. Home violence drops in two Ohio cities as nation sees rise

7. Catholic ministries conclave is greeted by protesters

8. News Briefs

9. Post-mortem conversations

 

September 20, 2002

1. Not enough signatures for repeal.

2. Dinner meets science at 17th SRO benefit

3. Stonewall Cincinnati co-chairsousted by recall vote

4. Voters keep Miami rights; new repeal effort pledged

5. Providence to have gay mayor; others win primaries

6. Hagan supports civil unions in debate with Taft

7. Rulings may be biased against TG couple, lawyer says

8. Twice-rejected gay fraternity accepted to Kent council

9. Couple beaten after pair force their way into home

10. Evenings Out

 

September 13, 2002

1. Quebec court: Canada must allow same-sex marriage

2. Court asked to allow heterosexual couple to marry

3. Religious rights trump fair housing rights in Akron case

4. City misquoted charter to high court, benefit foes say

5. Women's music light, Kay Gardner dies of heart attack

6. West Hollywood bashing leaves man in a coma

7. News Briefs

8. Notoriously Funny

 

September 6, 2002

1. Benefits fight hinges on meaning of ‘voter’

2. A night to hold hands on the merry-go-round

3. Campaign for Miami rights ordinance enters final week

4. Appeals court strikes Philadelphia partner ordinance

5. News Briefs

6. Chicago, Toronto, Cleveland teams top softball tournament

7. On top of the world

 

August 30, 2002

1. Hetero couple denied marriage: one is TG

2. Youngstown State adds minor partner benefits

3. 30 politicians join in Stonewall Dems picnic

4. Court to rule if police video cameras allowed in restrooms

5. Ohio high court opens door to shared parenting pacts

6. Dancing by the shore

7. Indiana couples sue for right to same-sex unions

8. News Briefs

 

August 23, 2002

2. Four arrested for faking Miami anti-gay petitions

3. Benefit foes ask high court to lower signatures needed

4. Fifty enjoy picnic at Medina County group’s first event

5. 27th Michigan festival sees renewed political urgency

6. Bar’s former patrons say they were rudely ejected

7. Pennsylvania high court allows 2nd-parent adoption

8. The New York Times will now print lesbian and gay union notices

9. News Briefs

 

August 16, 2002

1. AIDS Walk Dayton canceled, replaced by duo of events

2. Cleveland center is still seeking a new director

3. 92% of companies have gay anti-bias rules, survey finds

4. Ohio family physicians support gay parenting

5. News Briefs

6. A world’s fair of queer theater

 

August 9, 2002

1. Sixth annual Black Unity Celebration exceeds expectations

2. Yes, Ohio does have same-sex marriage

3. Settlement of suit won’t end Cincinnati boycott

4. TG firefighter sues city for attempting to force him out

5. News Briefs

 

August 2, 2002

1. Ohio high court says couple can share a name

2. Food pantry reaps $70,000 from Dancin’ in the Streets

3. Two arrested, one at large in hate attack on neighbors

4. Four dozen protesters greet the Promise Keepers

5. High court won’t dismiss Cleveland Heights benefit petition case

6. Couple invites a few million friends to their wedding

7. Heart attack fells drag performer Tara Richmond

8. News Briefs

 

July 26, 2002

1. Suspect charged in Short North attacks

2. Heat can't wilt Day in the Sun picnic

3. 13 is lucky number for Garden Party fundraiser

4. State universities avoid partner benefits, fearing backlash

5. Who is the enemy?

 

July 19, 2002

1. Ontario must allow same-sex marriage, court rules

2. Ohio Lesbian Festival is cancelled for this year

3. Barcelona conclusion: AIDS is out of control

4. Group threatens to sue schools for ‘gay agenda’

5. Move to oust 3 Stonewall Cincinnati leaders stalls

6. Classes show how Bible can oppose religious right

7. News Briefs

8. Evenings Out

 

July 12, 2007

1. Singers have a GALA time at regional festival

2. Toledo may consider partner benefits

3. Downtown bar Remo’s robbed before Pride weekend

4. First TG case under 1964 Civil Rights Act is settled

 

5. City, elections board ask high court to dismiss benefits suit

 

6. ‘We are only at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic’

 

7. Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down sodomy law

 

8. An interview with the Lammy-nominated author of Why Things Burn

 

 

July 5, 2002

1. Bright, sunny day warms up Columbus Pride

2. New Girls defeat Hygienes, and the heat, in Bat ’n’ Rouge

3. Pride spreads across the country, and the globe

4. Adoption bureaus seek gay and lesbian parents-to-be

 

5. Victory over South Bend puts Fusion into playoffs

 

6. News Briefs

 

7. Michigan Womyn's Music Festival

 

 

June 28, 2002

1. No Out in Akron festival this year

2. ‘Household benefits’ get a cool reception

3. Counselors get advanced training in LGBT services

4. News Briefs

 

5. Teaching is this tenor’s first love, but he’s pleased with his role in a 1930s ‘Don Giovanni’

 

 

June 21, 2002

 

1. Umbrella-toting crowd greets first Cleveland mayor to appear at Pride

2. Dayton Pride continues with expo and picnic

3. Benefits opponents sue to lower referendum standard

4. Park kicks out TG woman for wearing a dress

5. Importuning’s last gasp

6. 50 arrests as Soulforce protests Baptist meeting

7. News Briefs

8. Evenings Out

 

June 14, 2002

1. 30 floats, new band mark Cincinnati Pride

2. Sunny skies greet Daytons first Pride parade

3. New state lobby group will endorse, fund candidates

4. HRC dinner honors King Ave. minister, media visibility

5. Rainbow flag to fly over Cleveland city hall for Pride

6. Court strikes down law requiring Internet filters

7. Choruses prepare for July festival in Cincinnati

 

 

June 7, 2002

1. A parade and two days of music leads Cincinnati Pride

2. Cleveland Pride expands with youth and senior spaces

3. Dayton Pride continues with dinner, expo and picnic

4. 21 years is a lucky number for Columbus Pride Holiday

5. How the rainbow flag lost two stripes

6. It is the point

 

 

May31, 2002

1.Sexual orientation should't affect adoption, parenting decisions.

2. Adoption researcher quits, says U.S. removes gay info

3. Former U.S. official to head P-FLAG

4. High court won't hear case of HIV+ dental hygienist

5. Student convicted in slaying at Gallaudet University

6. An award-winning lineup

 

 

May 24, 2002

2. Well-known performer Brazon is stabbed to death

3. Dayton will have its first Pride parade on June 1

4. Signatures fall short, Heights benefits now in effect

 

5. Two indicted in Fiffe beating

 

6. Same-sex marriage foes seek to amend Constitution

 

7. Stonewall Columbus forms political lobbying group

 

8. Fusion trounces Jaguars in their first home field game

 

9. News Briefs

 

 

May 17, 2002

 

1. Benefit opponents turn in signatures

2. Ohio high court voids gay-only proposition ban

3. Campbell is first Cleveland mayor to attend HRC dinner

4. Settle for nothing less than 100% equality, Toledo says

 

5. News Briefs

 

6. Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball has the time of his life writing about death

 

 

May 10, 2002

1. Foust loses his bid for the Ohio House

2. Panel to study ‘household benefits’ for city workers

3. Dutch gay political maverick Pim Fortuyn is shot to death

4. Party gets court order to stop Foust campaign mailing

 

5. Officially fabulous

 

6. Both sides gear up for referendum on partner benefits

 

7. T minus zero

 

8. TG former inmate, attacked in prison, loses safety suit

 

9. Detroit Danger defeats Cleveland Fusion 20-6

 

10. News Briefs

 

11. Director Tom Bezucha discusses his gay film festival favorite Big Eden

 

 

May 3, 2002

 

 1. Stonewall Democrats gather in Cleveland

2. Job bias bill is headed for Senate floor

3. In defense of gay priests

4. Anti-gay violence went down in 2001, report says

 

5. Kent council votes to shut out gay frat a second time

 

6. News Briefs

 

7. May showcases three very different filmmakers

 

 

April 26, 2002

 

1. Columbus and Cleveland look at partner benefits

2. Malicki, Bucklew to leave Cleveland center

3. Stonewall Columbus elects a new board president

4. Fusion kicks off season by shutting out South Bend

 

5. Centers conference highlights health care, voter turnout

 

6. Federal job bias act would dent Issue 3, town hall told

 

7. News Briefs

 

8. Trembling before g-ys

 

 

April 19, 2002

 

1. Partner benefits pass, but repeal vote looms

2. Dispute with HQ may shut Ohio’s AIDS Quilt chapter

3. O.U. Pride Week is marred by hate messages on wall

4. Hate crime charged in 1996 murder of lesbian hikers

 

5. News Briefs

 

6. Bob Mould

 

 

April 12, 2002

1. Ohio Supreme Court hears the case of two women denied a name change

2. Stonewall joins Cincinnati rally to end harassment

3. One man raped, others abducted in Short North attacks

4. Reaction is light to Cleveland Heights partner benefits

 

5. News Briefs

 

6. A picture worth 1,000 Stevies

 

 

April 5, 2002

1. City workers may get partner benefits

2. Ohio House candidate Chad Foust says there was no gay bias in party’s nod to his primary opponent

3. Insurance will pay for Pride volunteer’s legal bills

4. Fraud case ends against TG man who said he was male

 

5. Mayor may have vetoed clinic board’s director pick

 

6. State high court upholds Louisiana sodomy law

 

7. Students at 36 Ohio schools will fall silent on April 10

 

8. Catholic hierarchy examines the role of gay priests

 

9. Actress Sharon Gless finds joy in her new role, her past successes, and her Queer as Folk kids

 

 

March 29, 2002

1. Bashing victim says he was arrested, tried and convicted without ever appearing before a judge

2. OSU is the first state school to recognize its GLBT alumni group

3. HIV, hate crime, partners are top 3 concerns among black gays, survey says

4. Church steps into the fray

 

5. Allies join LGBT youth in southwest Ohio’s first summit

 

6. Adoption groups hope to recruit gays and lesbians

 

7. News Briefs

 

8. ‘Kissing Jessica Stein’ is a refreshing break from the usual romantic comedy

 

 

March 22, 2002

1. Celluloid and Tupperware combine at Cleveland film festival

2. TG woman is still a man, Kansas high court says

3. Group says military discharges rise again

4. Court recognizes 2nd parent, she must pay child support

 

5. After Rosie’s coming out, adoption effort heats up

 

6. News Briefs

 

7. Audience is pleased by Indigo Girls classics while Ani DiFranco rouses a disparate crowd

 

 

March 15, 2002

1. Ohio high court hears dual-parenting case

2. Ohio State gives limited benefits to workers’ same-sex partners

3. Executive signs Erie County civil rights ordinance

4. Conference celebrates Mass over Vatican’s objection

 

5. Ryan White AIDS funding increases for Cleveland area

 

6. Activist honors his brother with AIDS prayer week

 

7. Moving OSU gay office didn’t hurt it, coordinator says

 

8. News Briefs

 

9. Seven decades of lesbians on celluloid

 

 

March 8, 2002

1. Panel says Columbus broke law, must give domestic partner benefits

2. Gay candidates and DOMA will shape 2002 elections

3. Senate committee considers federal job bias law

4. New class of drugs shows promise at HIV conference

 

5. Actor is set on fire, burns to death in hate crime

 

6. News Briefs

 

7. Film brings Sophie B. Hawkins to the screen

 

 

March 1, 2002

1. Erie County rights ordinance passes

2. Kate Anderson is named new Stonewall director

3. Street preacher sues Pride security head in flag-burning incident

4. From rock to comedy, Variety Show remains a crowd pleaser

 

5. Mr Leather

 

6. News Briefs

 

7. A smorgasbord of delights will tempt film fans at the Cleveland Cinematheque

 

 

February 22, 2002

1. Two cities consider partner benefits

2. Chad Foust begins his Statehouse campaign

3. Four Stonewall Cincinnati board members resign over boycott

4. Sodomy repeal may have led to Ohio’s importuning law

 

5. Two judges disagree: Is TG man still female in Ohio law?

 

6. Powell backs condoms in MTV chat, raises ire on right

 

7. News Briefs

 

8. Evenings Out

 

 

February 15, 2002

1. Education union urges end to anti-gay harassment

2. Lesbian couple’s house is burned after they sue for partner benefits

3. Gay and black groups unite to urge boycott of Cincinnati

4. New compromise ‘faith-based’ bill still has traps

 

5. Director candidates share two visions for Stonewall

 

6. Charleston is first W.V. city with hate crime ordinance

 

7. News Briefs

 

8. To be young, black, gifted and queer

 

 

February 8, 2002

 

1. High court ponders importuning law

2. Pediatricians endorse gay and lesbian adoption

3. How did birth certificate get changed, activists ask

4. Ohio University group says Boy Scouts violate city ordinance

 

5. Out on Main to close

 

6. Ohio University walkout protests campus attacks

 

7. Court date set for man sought in AIDS Walk scam

 

8. Lani Kaahumanu speaks about bisexual visibility, activism and the Safer Sex Sluts

 

9. News Briefs

 

10. Evenings Out

 

 

February 1, 2002

1. Civil union isn’t spouse, court rules

2. Stonewall Cincinnati has a new home in Northside

3. Leather titleists turn out for first CLAW weekend

4. Victim sues police who arrested him with basher

 

5. Dinner and show raises $10,000 for AIDS groups

 

6. Attack on O.U. student is investigated as hate crime

 

7. Scammers target suburbs with fake AIDS benefit

 

8. News Briefs

 

9. Queer Duck

 

 

January 25, 2002

1. Beating inspires city hate crime measure

2. Schools to pay $312,000 to teen harassment victim

3. Columbus professor to head Lutheran sexuality study

4. Council committee passes hate crime ordinance

 

5. Akron Pride Center marks its third anniversary

 

6. Democrats say Social Security should include LGBT couples

 

7. News Briefs

 

8. An interview with Michelle Malone

 

 

January 18, 2002

1. Over the river and through the woods

2. Suit could expand federal rights law to cover gays

3. Bias appears to be motive for beating

4. Westside Playhouse opens first show on East Side

 

5. Bashing brothers to represent themselves

 

6. News Briefs

 

7. Love, Langston

 

 

January 11, 2002

2. Two held in bashing that left man in permanent coma

3. Vote on county rights ordinance is delayed

4. Crazy Ladies bookstore and center to close, become a café

 

5. New gay theater is having a rough time opening

 

6. Donations help bring AIDS medications to Africa

 

7. Federal nursing care plan won’t include partners

 

8. News Briefs

 

 

January 4, 2002

 

1. New Erie county exec says he will veto rights measure

2. ‘My job is done,’ says Mary Wiseman

3. Successes outnumbered setbacks as movement matured in 2001

4. Football league owner says out player is bad for business

 

5. News Briefs

 

6. Prism Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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