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December 29, 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.

With the stroke of a pen Wednesday afternoon, Illinois becomes the 16th state in the country to allow full marriage equality.

Ald. James Cappleman (46th), one of three openly LGBT aldermen in Chicago, married his longtime partner, Richard Thale, Sunday, Nov. 17 in Washington state.

The conservative Roman Catholic group America Needs Fatima asks whether passage of a gay marriage bill in Illinois is to blame for Sunday's severe storms and tornadoes that hit Illinois, killing at least 8, wounding dozens and decimating much of the town of Washington, Illinois.

The National Organization for Marriage, the nonprofit that for years has lead the campaign against marriage equality in the United States, is ending 2013 facing big political losses and a $2 million deficit.

Cardinal Francis George, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, is speaking out against Illinois' gay marriage bill just days before Governor Pat Quinn is set to sign the bill into law.

Massachusetts on Monday will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the landmark ruling which legalized marriage equality in the commonwealth.

The lesbian server in New Jersey who got stiffed on a tip because of her "lifestyle" has collected nearly $2,000 in donations since her story went viral.

State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) is helping collect food to benefit the Lakeview Pantry East this holiday season.

The White House on Wednesday released a statement marking the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR).

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