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October 26, 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.

Heavy construction is already under way in Boystown as the team behind Minibar, mEAT and DS Tequila prepare to open the nautically themed Dive Bar, located at 3445 N. Halsted St.

Actress Julia Roberts was among those honored at Friday's 10th annual GLSEN Respect Awards at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California.

Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, producer Justin Mikita, came out Wednesday for the opening performance of 'Night of 100 Drag Queens: Animal Queendom' a two-night extravaganza of color, glitter and music, all benefiting Equality Illinois.

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Wednesday encouraged pastors to stand up against gay rights activists, whom he described as "terrorists, radicals and extremists."

Three new board chairs will lead Equality Illinois at protecting full implementation of the new freedom to marry in Illinois, advocating a national agenda including passage of broad workplace protections, and implementing fresh approaches on a broad range of issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Illinoisans.

For the third year in a row, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has named Howard Brown Health Center a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) 2014.

On Monday, Cardinal Francis George, the head of the Catholic Conference of Illinois and the Archbishop of Chicago, conducted a series of one-on-one interviews before he retires on Nov. 18.

Meghan McCain, the daughter of Arizona Senator John McCain, has lauded a federal judge's rulings striking down Arizona's ban on gay marriage.

Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC) celebrated the completion of its exam room expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning.

President Barack Obama says he believes the U.S. Constitution guarantees a right to marry for gay and lesbian couples.

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