Trending: Moderna to begin HIV vaccine trials; Chicago's mask mandate returns; Sofo Tap reopens; and OnlyFans drops adult content

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August 22, 2021

At GoPride.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 August 15 - 21, 2021. 

At GoPride.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 August 15 - 21, 2021. 

The two vaccine candidates are the first to use mRNA technology, the technique that produced the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation study showed the LGBTQ demographic has a higher rate of inoculation against SARS-CoV-2 than the nation.

The project is a local effort to join "Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.," a federal program that seeks to end the epidemic by 2030.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Chicago is consistently reporting 400 new novel coronavirus cases and is classified as "high risk."

LGBTQ Americans are twice as likely to face food and economic insecurity than non-LGBTQ, according to Household Pulse Survey of the Census Bureau.

Only Fans will prohibit users from posting any sexually explicit conduct starting in October, the company announced Thursday.

The former naval intelligence officer and Afghanistan war veteran announced the news on Twitter.

Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) filed a five-count lawsuit this past May against former board treasurer Michael O. Rice II for fraud and misappropriation of funds–of more than $160,000 in funds and concealing his financial activities.

Most people living with HIV are not considered immunocompromised, according to the CDC.

 

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