Top trending news this week includes Randy Rainbow, William Patrick and Chicago Equality Rally

GoPride.com News Staff, ChicagoPride.com
May 21, 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 from May 12 - May 20, 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 from May 12 - May 20, 2017.

Randy Rainbow needs to ship a super-sized box of exquisite chocolate to President Trump, followed by a dozen or two red roses to Kellyanne Conway.

 

After graduating from Eastern Illinois University in 2011 with a BA in art history and gender studies, William Patrick was working at a publishing company and, admittedly, was not too happy

A Chicago teacher was fired from his job at a prestigious Catholic high school after being "outed" as gay by his students.

The monthly Octane Party from SKIN Productions on May 13 featured an international tone, as Dani Toro – the muscle-packed Spain native – was manning the music as the night's special DJ. And his sounds went into the early hours of Sunday.

Now in its 16th year, OUT of the Office, the all-volunteer annual networking event, kicks off LGBTQ Pride Month in Chicago on Thursday, June 1 at The Godrey Rooftop I/O, 127 W. Huron.

The countdown for PrideFest Milwaukee 2017 is on. Over the years, the three-day all-LGBT festival has become a must-attend Midwest event and this year is positioned to shatter last year's all-time attendance record 33,438.

 

The Chicago LGBTQ community and allies will be gathering Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. at Andersonville Midsommarfest in solidarity with the Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington, D.C.

Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced more than 3,600 people living with HIV in the city received vital services in the first year of new, innovative partnerships between CDPH, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Howard Brown Health.

Fox's next live production event will be Jonathan Larson's multiple Tony-winning HIV/AIDS-themed musical Rent.

Chelsea Manning on Thursday shared a photo of herself on social media a day after her release from prison after seven years.

 

 

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