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.

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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.

'Days Of Our Lives' debuts gay bullying story
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32352400
NBC's Days Of Our Lives will debut an anti-gay bullying story for Freddie Smith's Sonny Kiriakis on Wed., Aug. 22 when Smith's character will be attacked by an old friend who believes he is trying to "make" him gay.

VIDEO: One Direction parody exposes Mitt Romney
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32409225
Andrew Christian models take on Mitt Romney and GOP

Obama's opposition to gay marriage ban DOMA knocked in draft RNC platform
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32420596
Language criticizing President Barack Obama's decision to no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) – the 1996 law which bars federal agencies from recognizing the legal marriages of gay and lesbian couples – in court was approved Monday by a subcommittee of the Republican National Committee's (RNC) platform-drafting committee.

Campus Pride ranks best colleges for LGBT students
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articl
Campus Pride on Aug. 21 released its 2012 "Top 25 List of LGBT-Friendly Colleges & Universities" in association with Huffington Post.

Bob Dold criticized in Brad Schneider ad for opposing gay protections
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32477481
Illinois Rep. Bob Dold is criticized for his opposition to a gay workplace protections bill in an ad released Wednesday by Democratic rival Brad Schneider.

Hello: T-Mobile backs marriage equality
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32397856
T-Mobile USA on Aug. 21 announced the company's endorsement of marriage equality by donating to, and supporting the efforts of, Washington United for Marriage, the bipartisan statewide coalition working to defend the state's gay marriage law.

Rosie O'Donnell reveals she suffered heart attack
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32363761
Calling it a "miracle" Rosie O'Donnell took to her blog Monday to reveal she survived a heart attack last week.

Pro-Gay Marriage Conservatives Disappointed With GOP Platform's Stance On Marriage
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32466100
Pro-Gay Marriage Conservatives Disappointed With GOP Platform's Stance On Marriage

Mitt Romney advisor Kris Kobach likens gays to drug users, polygamists
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32500249
Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach, an advisor to Mitt Romney on immigration policy, on Tuesday compared gay people to drug users and polygamists.

Gay student Jordan Addison gets his vandalized car fixed for free
http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/32511636
Gay student Jordan Addison received more than $10,000 worth of free car body work thanks to a Roanoke, Virginia auto shop.

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