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May 31, 2015

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.

Patrick Smith, Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015, was named International Mr. Leather 2015 at the 37th annual IML Competition in Chicago Sunday, May 24.

A new issue of the Windy City Times arrives across Chicago and the suburbs every Wednesday, carrying the legacy of the city's LGBT community.

A bipartisan Illinois Senate majority on Friday approved a measure to protect LGBT youth from dangerous, ineffective, and discredited attempts to change their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Crime-fighting in Boystown is poised to get smarter this year as local officials plan to pair annual crime data with added security, cutting down on the summer uptick in mayhem.

The first federally approved monument honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) veterans was dedicated Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois.

With attendance at the Chicago Pride Parade more than doubling in the last five years - breaking one million people the last two - and the rainbow-colored celebrations of the parade and Pride Fest now split between two weekends, Chicago has seen its Pride festivities change and grow to a whole new level -- and this year promises to be the biggest yet.

During an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee argued that a president could ignore a Supreme Court ruling, claiming that the court cannot make laws.

A controversial anti-gay bill thought dead this session by opponents has resurfaced as an amendment to a bill now being considered in the Texas Senate.

If the U.S. Supreme Court grants same-sex couples the freedom to marry, the majority of those couples will still face significant legal discrimination.

The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano has described passage of a referendum in Ireland that allows gay couples to marry as "a defeat."

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