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.
Theatre: Skin and steam come to the stages of Uptown http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31349281 Small town boy comes to the big city to find life, love and sexual freedom -- it's the classic gay plotline, a story told again and again with many variations. Two such tales are currently being told on stages in Uptown; one gives audiences a peek inside the bedroom of a pair of lovers in the golden era of post-Stonewall, pre-AIDS New York City and the other takes viewers on a zany, Alice In Wonderland-inspired tour of Chicago's famous Halsted Street bathhouse.
Critical Thinking: Diversity and the many faces of coming out http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31271056 In recent days, we've seen some very high profile people come out in many different fields- like CNN's Anderson Cooper, R&B Singer Frank Ocean, Jamaican Singer Diana King, and Olympic Soccer player Megan Rapinoe. While Cooper may have received the most attention, I think all of these stories have a greater impact than many in the media are giving them credit for.
FDA approves first drug for reducing the risk of acquiring HIV http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31282225 On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Truvada, the first drug to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of HIV infection.