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February 24, 2013

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.

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.

The momentum continues on a bill to legalize gay marriage in Illinois with a House Executive Committee hearing scheduled for Feb. 26.

The results of a new poll published Tuesday by Crain's Chicago Business indicates a majority of Illinoisans support the gay marriage bill that passed the Senate last week.

Gay and lesbian couples and their families gathered in Springfield Wednesday to meet with State Representatives and urge them to pass the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act.

While the Illinois Senate passed a measure to legalize same-sex marriage on Valentine's Day, Chicago comedy theatre pH Productions prepared for the opening of their newest show, an original LGBT-themed musical sketch comedy called "Same Sex, Different Gays."

Former U.S. Men's National Soccer Team member Robbie Rogers says he's been surprised by the outpouring of support he's received over coming out gay.

An Indiana teacher has been suspended for anti-gay remarks, according to the Indianapolis Star.

A previously suppressed ad featuring Chelsea Clinton endorsing gay marriage has surfaced.

The Obama administration on Friday urged the Supreme Court to strike down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

Pat Brady, chairman of the Illinois GOP, is in jeopardy of losing his position because he supports gay marriage in Illinois. According to Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business, a special meeting of Republican leaders has been called in an attempt to fire him following his public endorsement of legislation pending in the Illinois House which will legalize same-sex marriage in the state.

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