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Gay Men groups in Chicago
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus - Idealist
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus I Will Be Loved Tonight CD 2004
An in-depth Church Militant investigation has turned up a career-long track record of accusations against former Chicago Cardinal Joseph Bernardin that not only was he a homopredator his entire career but that at various stops in his career, many of those sexual assaults were tied to satanic rituals. Current Cardinal Blase Cupich has reported none of this to the Illinois attorney general, deliberately covering up at least one serious allegation. Hello, everyone, and welcome to this Church Militant special report, following up on our last investigation into Cardinal Joseph Bernardin and the Chicago archdiocese's history of covering up his sordid past. Bernardin's entire public career was one of warm relationships with promoters of homosexuality — in fact, beyond his career and even his life; he explicitly requested the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to sing at his wake.
Over singers have been a part of CGMC in our first 32 years. The chorus was an immediate hit upon its founding in What began as a group of 56 singers performing in a high school auditorium once per year has grown into a group of singers with a year-round performance schedule. In , CGMC became the first gay chorus and the largest group of any kind to sing the national anthem at a Chicago Cubs game, which the chorus now does on an annual basis. A person could still be fired, evicted, or otherwise discriminated against for being gay; no legal protections existed.