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February 22, 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 February 14 - 20, 2021.

Image: Trixie Mattel (Image by Austin Young, via Facebook)

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 February 14 - 20, 2021.

Image: Trixie Mattel (Image by Austin Young, via Facebook)

RuPaul's Drag Race star Trixie Mattel is saving Wisconsin's oldest LGBT bar, This Is It!, purchasing an ownership stake.

 

Nikki Michele moved from Racine, Wisc., where she had lived since 2006, to Waukegan, Ill., about six months ago, so yes, the pandemic certainly impacted her new homelife with her partner, Tracy Sorensen, and their four children (ages 4-11).

Chicago House & Social Service Agency will present a virtual conversation with Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton and Illinois State Sen. Mike Simmons on Thursday, February 18th at 5:30 p.m.

 

A bill called HB3 that would ban transgender girls from playing sports as their respective gender identity, is poised to move ahead from the Tennessee House Education Committee on Feb.

The Chicago public health department increased the number of people allowed in restaurants and bars, effective immediately on Tuesday.

Ethan Cole steps into the DJ booth at Hydrate Nightclub on Saturday night, Feb. 20 – with partygoers set to enjoy Social House.

Now serving his fifth term in the Pennsylvania legislature, Rep. Brian Sims of Philadelphia is running for lieutenant governor. He was elected in 2012 as the state's first LGBT legislator and quickly became a social media favorite among progressives.

 

Queer dance artist Ari Gold has died after a "long battle" with leukemia, according to multiple sources.

 

Rafael Barreto traveled from his home in Sao Paulo to China in 2016 to DJ at an LGBTQ event in the city of Guanzhou.

In an interview with LGBT sports blog Outsports, former professional football player Esera Tuaolo said that he believes the NFL is ready for an openly gay player.

 

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