Trending: Playboy features first gay man; Andersonville tops 'best' list; Ed Negron Legacy Award announced; Black Girl Magic is back

ChicagoPride.com
October 10, 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 October 3 - 9, 2021. 

Photo: Bretman Rock is Playboy’s first out gay male cover star. (Photo courtesy: Brian Ziff/Playboy)

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 October 3 - 9, 2021. 

Photo: Bretman Rock is Playboy’s first out gay male cover star. (Photo courtesy: Brian Ziff/Playboy)

Experiencing a meteoric rise in popularity, he has starred in an MTV series and has a new makeup line.

"I continue to live my dreams," Debbie Gibson told GoPride.com before headlining Chicago Pride Fest on October 3.

Chicago is Conde Nast Traveler's No. 1 five years in a row. Andersonville was on top of the TimeOut list behind only Norrebro in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dave Chappelle says DaBaby suffering LGBTQ cancel culture doesn't sit right with him, but he will quit making LGBTQ jokes.

The fun, fierce and revolutionary all-black drag show made a triumphant return to the stage on October 3 at Chicago Pride Fest.

Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago will issue its inaugural Ed Negron Legacy Award, named in honor of its late co-founder.

Debra Shore, commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) since 2006 has been nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Chicago office.

A White House tell-all book alleges that the office of then-First Lady Melania Trump fired a staffer for using Grindr.

Illinois Log Cabin Republicans are hosting a Pride luncheon at the Donkey Inn, Palatine, Ill., on October 17 from noon to 2 p.m.

The dynamic duo that is Ralphi Rosario and Abel Aguilera, aka, Rosabel, celebrates the induction of Rosario into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame.

 

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