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.
First of its kind lesbian SuperPAC, headed by Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, launches http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31181776 A new lesbian super PAC headed by Laura Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has launched to support pro-lesbian candidates and play a role in same-sex marriage ballot initiatives.
Ride for AIDS Chicago: Cyclist rides to raise funds and awareness http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31215241 Despite claiming he is "no cyclist," this weekend's Ride for AIDS Chicago is not 22-year-old Kalman Varga's first multi-day bike ride. Last year Varga rode AIDS/Lifecycle in his home state of California and afterwards promised himself to participate in at least one ride raising money for the fight against AIDS each year.
Twenty-two Hispanic groups announce historic support for LGBT families http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31137184 Twenty-one of the nation's leading Hispanic organizations announced this weekend their endorsement of a public-education campaign aimed at strengthening support for LGBT families.
NY commits millions to Bea Arthur shelter for homeless LGBT youth http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31170625 The city of New York has committed $3.3 million to help renovate a residence for homeless LGBT youth. The residence will be named for Bea Arthur, the star who left $300,000 to the Ali Forney Center in her will.
ChicagoPride.com launches episodic fiction series, Boystown http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31103761 Celebrating 10 years as the leading provider of online news and entertainment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the Midwest, ChicagoPride.com today announced the launch of Boystown, a new episodic web series written by Danny Bernardo.