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July 20, 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.

The Board of Directors at the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the "Alliance") is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Papini as its new Executive Director. Anthony is currently the Founding Director for the LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern Illinois University.

Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has been sold to two current employees of the store.

For years, Andy and Lana Wachowski, the award-winning directors and producers of such films as The Matrix, V for Vendetta, and Cloud Atlas, have kept their Hollywood secrets hidden from the general public.

Wade Gasque's beautifully rendered Tiger Orange, a story of gay brothers Chet (Mark Strano, who also co-wrote screenplay with Gasque) and Todd (Frankie Valenti aka porn-star Johnny Hazzard) who different paths in life.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker over the weekend said the Republican Party is not fighting gay marriage.

Anna Paquin, star of the HBO supernatural drama True Blood, says she wants to make bisexuality "boring."

Attorney General Eric Holder has said that the Department of Justice will urge the Supreme Court to strike down state gay marriage bans when it decides to take a case.

Those waiting for the proper follow-up to Zach Braff's amazing directorial debut Garden State will have to wait a little longer. His new movie, Wish I Was Here (Focus), doesn't get us there.

Several prominent researchers headed to an international AIDS conference in Australia were among the 298 people aboard the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The plane was shot down over war-torn Ukraine on July 17 in what's believed to have been an act of terrorism.

The 2014 deadline to nominate individuals, friends of the community and organizations for induction into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame has been extended to Friday, August 8.

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