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October 13, 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.

As the start of the fall veto session draws closer, state Rep. Greg Harris, chief sponsor of the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, has been unwilling to commit to a vote, which could push a marriage vote to 2014.

Illinois military veterans have joined the effort to make Illinois the 14th state to legalize gay marriage.

This Sunday, almost 50,000 runners will participate in the 36th annual Chicago Marathon, sponsored by Bank of America, and nearly two million will watch. Among participants will be over 200 members of AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC)-sponsored offshoot Team to End AIDS (T2EA).

Ronnie Kroell and Elliot London, who embarked Saturday morning on a walk from Chicago to New York City to raise awareness for increased bullying prevention efforts across the country, provided an update Tuesday morning during a phone call to 103.5 KISS FM.

This year marks the 11th annual observance of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) and Chicago's Center on Halsted is marking the occasion on Thursday, Oct. 17 with community-centered events to unite the Hispanic/Latino community to raise awareness of HIV, promote HIV testing, prevention and education, in addition to other critical health issues.

Ald. James Cappleman (46th), one of three openly LGBT aldermen in Chicago, is headed to Washington state next month to marry his longtime partner Richard Thale.

The 49th Chicago International Film Festival, which opened Thursday, includes thirteen films competing for the inaugural Q-Hugo Film Award as part of OUT-Look, the Festival's recently rebranded LGBTQ program.

Before the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality, set to take place on Tuesday, October 22, several nationally prominent singers with Illinois roots will perform a free one-hour concert near the steps of the Illinois State Capitol.

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has offered to help the University of Mississippi to reach out to its athletes on LGBT inclusivity.

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