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February 7, 2021

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 from January 31 - February 6, 2021.

Image: Vice President Kamala Harris tweeted this photograph of swearing in ceremony on Feb. 3

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 from January 31 - February 6, 2021.

Image: Vice President Kamala Harris tweeted this photograph of swearing in ceremony on Feb. 3

Mike Simmons, a Black and LGBT activist community organizer, was appointed to the 7th district seat vacated by Illinois state Sen.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) named its Best Places to Work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees for 2021.

A federal court struck down Alabama's requirement to prove gender-change surgery to affirm a person's chosen gender identity on a driver's license or state identification card.

GLSEN, one of the nation's largest LGBTQ organizations for students, announced its priorities in a campaign message—ahead of Dr.

On Tuesday, Jon Chu confirmed that the Wicked Musical is being adapted to the big screen.

A group of Catholic bishops Monday defied their peers by issuing a statement in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth.

More than 100 Black artists are set to participate in the 3-day Black Valentine Cabaret, to spotlight drag performers, burlesque dancers, DJs, musicians, and bands.

 

South Dakota legislators revived a bill that would ban people from changing the sex marker on their birth certificate after one year.

T.J. Osborne, one half of sibling country duo Brothers Osborne, came out as gay in an interview published Wednesday by Time magazine.

 

 

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