Top Trending Stories: April 8 - April 14, 2012
April 15, 2012
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.
White House welcomes Chicago-area gay family for 134th Egg Roll
The White House is welcoming more than 35,000 people to its 134th Egg Roll this Monday April 9 and among them is a family from suburban Chicago: four-year-old Siena Rose Garcia-Rizzo and her dads, Jaime Garcia and Daryl Rizzo.
Cardinal: Gay leader's letter about teens is 'unfair, unjust, inflammatory'
New York City Catholic Charities junior board member Joseph Amodeo has quit after Cardinal Dolan sent a caustic letter in regards to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teenagers.
Study confirms what many already suspect: Homophobes are often gay, but in denial
A new study proves what a lot of gays and lesbians already suspected: people who are overtly homophobic are often in denial about their own same-sex desires.
VIDEO: Mike Wallace and The Homosexuals
As the nation remembers CBS newsman Mike Wallace as a journalism pioneer, gay rights activists have resurrected his 1967 documentary, The Homosexuals.
German man from New Zealand wins Mr Gay World 2012
A New Zealand man won the title of Mr Gay World during a competition that ended late Sunday in Johannesburg.
Rooftop blaze damages Lakeview apartment building
Smoke filled the area near Sheridan Road and Belmont Avenue as an afternoon fire broke out in a Lakeview apartment building Sunday afternoon.
Man wounded in Lakeview drive-by shooting
A man was wounded this afternoon in an apparent drive-by shooting in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side.
Man whose research supported 'ex gay' movement says he was wrong
Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Spitzer, whose research on so-called "ex-gays" gave ammunition to homophobes, now says that he was wrong.
"Bully" opens in Chicago this Friday
The much-talked-about documentary "Bully" will open in general release today, including theaters throughout Chicago.
David Pevsner and Tim Kazurinsky to play title roles in ‘Scrooge & Marley' film
Respected out gay actor David Pevsner will be joined by former Saturday Night Live cast member and Second City veteran Tim Kazurinsky in the title roles of Scrooge and Marley in the new independent film being shot in Chicago this May. Pevsner and Kazurinsky are both native Chicagoans.
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