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July 7, 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.

It appears to be another record-breaking year as over 1 million people turned out for the annual Chicago Pride Parade. Spectators crowded the streets from Uptown to Boystown to celebrate gay pride from the streets, rooftops and balconies on Sunday.

Earlier this week, Steve Grand released his first single - on his own through the social network community - a country song titled "All American Boy" that has garnered nearly 130,000 views on Youtube in the past four days.

PRIDEChicago, the organizers of the annual Chicago Pride Parade, announced the awards from the 204 registered entries at Sunday's parade.

Two women raising three children in Colorado became the first same-sex couple in the United States to receive a marriage-based green card after their immigration interview earlier this year.

A body recovered from Lake Michigan at Belmont Harbor on the North Side Thursday morning is Christopher Evans, according to Loyola University.

Retired NBA player Tim Hardaway on Wednesday officially endorsed a campaign to legalize gay marriage in Florida.

A new survey finds record high support for gay marriage in the United States.

Filipinos & Friends in Chicago (FINC) won the 'Best All-Around Float' category for their entry that included beautiful costumes and "great presentation." The theme of the float was "FINC FIESTA: 365 days of being out and Proud."

With its race car themed "Equality... Full Speed Ahead" float, Sidetrack won for 'Best Business' entry in the 44th annual Chicago Pride Parade, which drew a record 1 million people to Uptown and Lakeview on Sunday. In 2012, the popular Boystown bar - known for its elaborate and colorful floats - took the 'Best All-Around Float' category.

An ugly anti-gay incident turned violent shortly before one float began its journey in the annual Chicago Pride Parade, Sunday, June 30.

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