Top trending news from April 3 - April 9, 2017

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April 9, 2017

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.

Chuck Hyde, who worked at Sidetrack for 32 years, passed away April 6 in Florida of heart disease.

The 150 entry-limit for the 2017 Chicago Pride Parade is expected to fill up within weeks as there were 95 confirmed entrants in the first month after the application forms went out, organizers said.

Kelsey Serwa, Olympic silver medalist, reigning FIS World Champion and Winter X Games champion, will be leading the Big White Ski Resort and Peak Pride parade as grand marshal on Saturday April 8.

For the last three weeks Nothing Without a Company has welcomed theatregoers into the Berger Park North Mansion where they're staging a living room drama in an actual living room, giving the audience an intimate peek into the lives two lesbian couples whose lives are about to change.

More than 50 organizations have joined a coalition to educate and organize around dozens of progressive bills being proposed in the Illinois House and Senate this session.

Christian conservative Pat Robertson said Monday that he was working with actor Kevin Sorbo to produce films to break the "homosexuals' dominance" on the media.

LGBT activists on Saturday held a "queer dance party for climate justice" outside the home of Ivanka Trump.

Christian conservative Bryan Fischer claimed this week that the LGBT community stole the rainbow from God and must "give it back."

More than 1,200 community members, community leaders, dignitaries, and supporters, including Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth, shared in the message of 'equality and justice for all' during Equality Illinois' 2017 gala held Feb. 4 at the Hilton Chicago.

 

 

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