Top Trending Stories: June 10 - 16, 2012
June 17, 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.
Police dispatch regarding weekend Boystown robbery blames victim
Despite a string of iPhone robberies in Boystown over the weekend, it's what was heard over the police scanner that could have many area residents upset.
Chicago Pride Parade undergoes biggest changes in 25 years
Huge changes are in store for the June 24 Chicago Pride Parade this year, including a new route, new neighborhoods and more accessibility, all with one thing in mind.
Wolfson, used to leading the charge for marriage, leads Chicago Pride parade
Evan Wolfson has probably had marriage equality on his mind for much longer than most people. It was the subject of his thesis in his final year at Harvard Law School, and has been a central focus of his legal career—so much so, in fact, that he's been called the "Godfather of Gay Marriage."
Claims that former Florida Gov. Crist had gay affair resurface in court
Allegations that former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is gay have resurfaced.
RC's Tony Perkins compares gay pride to adultery pride
Tony Perkins, president of the Christian conservative Family Research Council (FRC), has equated Gay Pride to celebrating adultery, media watchdog RightWingWatch.org reported.
Touching IDF Facebook photo doesn't tell complete story
A popular photo the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) posted on its official Facebook page showing two soldiers strolling hand in hand in Tel Aviv isn't necessarily telling the entire story.
John Kerry, Mike Quigley push to end gay blood ban
Massachusetts Senator John Kerry and Illinois Rep. Mike Quigley on Monday opened a new push to end a ban on gay men donating blood.
Installation just months away for The Legacy Walk
Less than two years after plans for it went public, The Legacy Walk is just months away from becoming a reality on Boystown's North Halsted Street.
Lesbian couple in rural area named 'cutest' by classmates
Calaveras (Calif.) High School seniors Becca Fernandez and Destinee Gates have been voted "Cutest Couple" by their supportive classmates.
General Mills opposes proposed Minnesota gay marriage ban
General Mills has come out against a proposed gay marriage ban in Minnesota.