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May 18, 2014

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.

Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer Jennifer Hudson is officially slated to take the stage as one of Chicago Pride Fest's headliners, ChicagoPride.com exclusively confirmed early Saturday morning.

Sunday, May 4, the owner of Gay Mart placed brown paper in the store front windows, locked the doors and told customers to visit their Facebook page for more information.

After six years of helping to shape the Boystown community, Northalsted Business Alliance Executive Director Jay Lyon has stepped down in a wave of new changes leadership at the neighborhood organization, including a new president and new officers.

After nearly 3 years of putting together queer-inclusive shows, Queer Comedy at Zanies presents a show full of some of Chicago's top talent and rising stars who have yet to appear in the show.

Conservative Newt Gingrich has come to the defense of people offended by Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend on national television.

Robin Roberts, Martina Navratilova and Jason Collins were among the celebrities cheering Michael Sam as he became the first openly gay football player drafted by the NFL.

Twin brothers David and Jason Benham on Monday told Glenn Beck that gays are being used by Satan to silence Jesus' message.

Producers behind the upcoming film Upstairs Inferno on Monday released a new trailer for the documentary and launched a crowd funding campaign to raise funds to finish the film.

President Barack Obama congratulated Michael Sam on being the first openly gay player taken in the National Football League draft.

When Liaison Nightclub opens later this summer, it will make history as the first-ever gay nightclub in a casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

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