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.
850,000 come out for Chicago Pride Parade http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/30615625 It was another record-breaking year for the annual Chicago Pride Parade as over 850,000 spectators celebrated gay pride from the streets, rooftops and balconies in the Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods on Sunday.
Quinn, Simon optimistic on marriage at Pride Parade http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/30604576 Just minutes before marching in the 43rd annual Chicago Pride Parade June 24, Illinois' top two elected officials expressed optimism that the state is moving closer to allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Annual Dyke March Chicago held in Uptown http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/30582484 Dyke March Chicago took place in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood Saturday as queer women gathered at 3:00 p.m. in Margate Park. The event followed a tradition of changing neighborhoods every two years in order to highlight gender and sexual diversity in areas not traditionally thought of being queer.
'TV On The Go' comes to gay Chicago http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/30726225 Gay Chicago TV, a new web-based TV station for the LGBTQ community, officially launched to the public this Monday following a soft launch last December. The new season of programming consists of 16 shows, including an original miniseries, all of which are broadcast online at www.gaychicagotv.com.
Greg Harris says Illinois needs to move to gay marriage http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/30748369 Illinois State Representative Greg Harris, the highest-ranking openly gay elected official in the state, believes Illinois needs to move from civil unions for gay and lesbian couples to full marriage.