Top Trending: May 5 - May 11, 2013

ChicagoPride.com
May 12, 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.

Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady announced his resignation as Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party in a letter sent Tuesday to the state party's central committee.

Chicago House raised $129,000, and counting, at its sold-out, record breaking 26th Annual Spring Brunch and Fashion Show.

On Sunday, May 5, the Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago held its first, and hopefully annual, Safe Space Day at the Center on Halsted.

This Saturday, May 11, the popular Boystown video bar Sidetrack will host the first ever "Men of Fred" Casting Party and Fundraiser, an event aimed at celebrating the work of local nonprofit Fred Says, raising awareness around the lives of HIV+ teens and casting 12 men for the organization's first annual calendar.

With Minnesota lawmakers poised to pass marriage equality early next week, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn spoke about the state's pending marriage equality bill, "I think, you know, it's time to vote."

Springfield was abuzz Wednesday with lobby groups, including a group of about 40 Chicagoland-based advocates, who traveled by bus to Illinois' capital for the second tour of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago's (AFC) Lobby Days.

The Chicago City Council unanimously passed a resolution Wed., May 8 that encourages the Commissioners from major sports leagues to support their gay players, invite them to come out and to ensure their safety.

Moments after a gay marriage bill cleared its final legislative hurdle in Delaware, Governor Jack Markell signed it into law.

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