Top trending this week: Pride Parade announcement everyone loves, Leatherpedia and more!

GoPride.com News Staff, ChicagoPride.com
May 28, 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 21 - May 27, 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 21 - May 27, 2017.

PRIDEChicago, the organizers of Chicago's annual gay pride parade, announced Wednesday that "Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria will be the Grand Marshal for the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade.

International Mr. Leather opens Thursday welcoming the leather and fetish world to Chicago this Memorial Day weekend.

Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M) executive director Rick Storer has resigned after 15 years to pursue new opportunities, the organization announced Monday.

Top local tribute bands, food, libations, artisans and an all-new second stage featuring entertainment booked by two popular neighborhood mainstays - Berlin Nightclub and Trader Todd's - are on tap for the 33rd annual Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest over Memorial Day Weekend.

Threats of violence forced the cancellation of the opening event for Lebanon's gay pride week, the first of its kind in the Arab world.

Patrick Smith has been hooked on the leather community since attending his first Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco in 2012, which then led him to becoming a regular at Eagle LA.

Equality and advancement for the LGBT community was the main message at the Center on Halsted's Human First Gala on Saturday, May 20, at The Geraghty, 2520 S. Hoyne Ave.

Nasty Pig has blossomed into a mega-popular brand, with a longtime clothing store in New York City, featuring fetish wear, underwear, jockstraps and so much more.

'Orange is the New Black' season five's new official trailer has landed just ahead of its June 9 launch on Netflix.

A measure to modernize Illinois law allowing people to change the gender marker on their birth certificate, House Bill 1785, passed the House by a vote of 63 to 43 on Thursday and was sent to the Senate.

 

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