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September 9, 2012
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.
Chicago native on track to become The Price is Right's first male model
The Price is Right is hiring its first male model this fall - a milestone for the long-running CBS game show - and a hometown favorite could become part of television history.
Illinois GOP star Aaron Schock offers Paul Ryan fashion advice
Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock (R), who showed off his washboard abs last year on the cover of Men's Health magazine, offered some fashion advice for Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
Tammy Baldwin prepares for DNC speech
Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin—aiming to be the first out gay U.S. senator ever—will address the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on Thursday.
Chicago Police Department adopts transgender general order
The Chicago Police Department (CPD) has adopted a general order for the treatment of transgender individuals while in CPD custody, reports the Windy City Times.
Pro-Mitt Romney Super PAC ad knocks Obama's gay marriage nod
A pro-Mitt Romney super PAC has released a television ad criticizing President Barack Obama for his endorsement of gay marriage.
Illinois lawmakers file brief against marriage equality
A group of Illinois lawmakers have filed a brief defending the constitutionality of Illinois law defining marriage as the union of husband and wife.
Obama's speech breaks Twitter record
President Barack Obama's (@BarackObama) acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention (#DNC) set a new Twitter record for political moments by driving 52,757 tweets per minute during the 38-minute speech Thursday night.
Watch: Zach Wahls' speech at Democratic Convention
Zach Wahls, the University of Iowa student with two moms who rocketed to online stardom in 2011 when he defended his family at an Iowa House hearing, delivered a moving speech Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.
Democrats prepare to vote on platform which backs gay marriage
Democrats meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina are expected to formally adopt a platform which for the first time backs gay marriage.
Michelle Obama gives shout-out to Tammy Baldwin at gay luncheon
First Lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday gave a huge shout-out to Tammy Baldwin at a luncheon hosted by several gay rights groups at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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