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June 5, 2016

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.

PRIDEChicago, the organizers of Chicago's annual gay pride parade, announced Wednesday that Chicago Fire star Monica Raymund will be the Grand Marshal for the 47th Annual Chicago Pride Parade.

Hamburger Mary's in Andersonville was vandalized with anti-gay graffiti over the weekend.

David "Tigger" Bailey, Mr. New Jersey Leather 2016, was named International Mr. Leather 2016 at the 38th annual IML Competition in Chicago Sunday, May 29.

As LGBT Pride Month sparks festivals and political movements around the globe in June, 'Chicago's Proudest Neighborhood' is ready to host some of the city's biggest events.

To celebrate its fourth anniversary, Chicago-based dance party producer Neverland is holding Neverland Pride 2016 – a three-day, three-party spectacle that will draw thousands from across the U.S. and beyond when the Windy City celebrates Chicago Pride weekend, June 24-26.

Eddie Volkman still recalls, with pride, that he was part of the first radio or TV station to participate in the Chicago Pride Parade.

There's a moment during the Closing Ceremony of the annual Ride For AIDS Chicago that hits hard. Tears flow, emotions are on overload as some of the cyclists join with select members of the crew, and this small group leads a bicycle through the crowd to the front of a stage.

President Barack Obama on Tuesday issued his annual proclamation designating the month of June as LGBT Pride Month and plans to host his annual Pride reception at the White House June 9.

On Monday, May 30 the Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) will hold the first anniversary celebration to the monument honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) veterans.

Stars of the Netflix drama Orange is the New Black helped Sao Paulo, Brazil celebrate LGBT Pride on Saturday.

 

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