At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at the week in gay news - in and out of Chicago - as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network.
Alderman Moreno wants to block Chick-fil-A over gay marriage http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31506025 Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno, a vocal supporter of LGBT rights, wants to block plans to open a Chick-fil-A restaurant in his Northwest Side ward because the company's leader opposes marriage equality.
Tabloids claim global Grindr outage caused by horny Olympic athletes http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31405216 Despite salacious headlines and claims by a number of British tabloids that the arrival of thousands of Olympic athletes caused Grindr to crash, it appears statistically unlikely that horny athletes actually broke the popular all-male hook-up app.
'Scrooge and Marley' continues crowd funding, moves to post-production http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31562100 "Scrooge and Marley," a new gay adaptation of Dickens' classic holiday tale shot here in Chicago, is throwing a series of "Christmas in July" parties to help raise the necessary funds to complete their film, which is now in post-production.
Chicago Asian American artists weigh-in on controversial new musical http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31573321 The workshop production of the new musical "The Nightingale" at La Jolla Playhouse opened to much controversy when the adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's tale set in ancient China was given a multi-cultural, "mythological" makeover by director Moises Kaufmann and creators Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater.
Calls for Illinois Judge Sophia Hall to recuse herself from gay marriage case http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/31483609 Foes of gay rights are calling on Cook County Circuit Court Judge Sophia Hall to recuse herself from a case challenging the constitutionality of the state's gay marriage ban because she is openly gay.