Trending: Reeling winners; Halloween parade returns; Record number of LGBTQ running for office in 2021; 'Queer as Folk' reboot

ChicagoPride.com
October 31, 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 24-30, 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 24-30, 2021.

The legendary Haunted Halloween Parade is returning this weekend to Chicago’s Northalsted neighborhood, after a year’s absence due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rep. Jim Banks disrespected Sec. Rachel Levine upon her assumption of the rank of admiral in the U.S. Public Health Services Commissioned Corps.

20 percent of single-bias hate crimes were based on sexual orientation bias. Anti-Asian hate crimes saw biggest spike.

National Women's Soccer League has large LGBTQ fan base with many LGBTQ players. Chicago Red Stars is the city's home team.

About 410 LGBTQ candidates ran or are running for office in 2021. Most watched on the campaign trail is openly gay Pennsylvania candidate for lieutenant governor, Brian Sims.

Out screenwriter and television producer Russell T. Davies has said that the upcoming Queer as Folk reboot will be "much more modern."

 

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