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.
Howard Brown officials say agency is ready to grow http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/28520224 Officials at Howard Brown Health Center said April 16 that the LGBT health agency has restored its financial stability, implemented sweeping technological and administrative changes and is poised to grow into a healthcare center that can serve clients "from the time they're born until the time they die."
After spat, groups press ahead on transgender police order http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/28594921 Despite a disagreement over tactics that boiled over April 16, groups that have been working to get a comprehensive order on the books detailing how Chicago police interact with transgenders are expressing hope that they will achieve their goal soon.
Windy City Idol in 10th year of showcasing local LGBT talent http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/28605600 Windy City Gay Idol is kicking off its 10th year of searching for the best amateur LGBT singer in the Chicago area. This highly anticipated annual contest has made a definite impact in both the LGBT and performing communities over the last decade, inspiring careers and bringing performers together.
Rep. Quigley honors Chicago's Center on Halsted from House Floor (Video) http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/28584244 U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois) honored Center on Halsted Tuesday afternoon from the floor of the United States Capitol where he spoke about the work of the LGBT community center over the past five years.