At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at this week in gay Chicago news as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network.
Gay Chicago TV welcomes Waymon Hudson http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29759809 Gay Chicago TV (GCTV) Saturday announced the addition of Waymon Hudson as the host of Critical Thinking, a roundtable discussion of contemporary and relevant political and social events featuring guests from varied backgrounds and perspectives.
Lambda Legal, ACLU suits challenge Illinois on marriage equality http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29890681 The irony was not lost on Chicagoan Claudia Mercado. Mercado had just finished the long steps needed to finalize the adoption of her son Indigo, who she was raising with her partner, Anjelica Lopez. The day that the adoption was finalized, Mercado went to pick up a copy of Indigo's revised birth certificate. But she was not allowed to even stand in line for the document since she was not Indigo's birth parent.
Zach Wahls delivers petition supporting Jennifer Tyrrell, gay mom ousted from Boy Scouts http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29912521 Zach Wahls on Wednesday delivered more than 275,000 signatures to the Boy Scouts of America calling on the group to reinstate Jennifer Tyrrell, the Ohio mom who in April was ousted as den leader of her son's Boy Scout troop because she is a lesbian.