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August 25, 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.

Col. James Pritzker, the billionaire heir to the Pritzker fortune, now identifies as Jennifer Natalya Pritzker, according to Crain's Chicago Business.

Summer doesn't end with Labor Day anymore! Last year Chicago's Gay Days at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Il. underwent an extreme makeover at the hands of media mavens Derrick Sorles and Michael Snell of BestGayCities.

Equality Illinois today blasted state Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican candidate for governor, who wants to repeal the state's civil union law.

Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company on Wednesday endorsed a nascent campaign to defeat a proposed gay marriage ban in Indiana.

Prison Break star Wentworth Miller has come out as gay in a letter to the organizers of a film festival in Russia.

Army private Bradley Manning intends to spend the rest of his life as a woman and "begin hormone therapy as soon as possible," according to a statement released Thursday by his attorney.

Campus Pride released its annual list of the "Top 25-LGBT Friendly Colleges and Universities" and it includes the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dan Joseph of the conservative Media Research Center said that he would pretend to be a transgender woman in order to be allowed into girls' bathrooms and changing rooms to watch women change.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday signed a bill banning "ex-gay" therapy to minors, making New Jersey the second state after California to prohibit so-called conversion therapy that attempts to turn gay teens straight.

The Chicago Cubs will honor the Chicago Force Women's Tackle Football Team for their 2013 perfect season and National Championship title during the Cubs game on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Wrigley Field. The Quarterback for the Chicago Force and World Championship MVP, Sami Grisafe, will perform the National Anthem.

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