Top trending this week: Melrose closes, FCKH8 tour coming, Market Days with Circuit Mom, ARod and JLo in Chicago

ChicagoPride.com
August 6, 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 July 30 - August 5, 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 July 30 - August 5, 2017.

Melrose Restaurant, a popular mainstay at the corner of Melrose and Broadway, appears to be closed permanently.

The FCKH8 Pride Tour is coming to Chicago for the largest outdoor street festival in the Midwest: the 36th annual Northalsted Market Days which will be held Aug. 12-13 in Boystown.

Jennifer Lopez made a surprise appearance at a sporting event in Chicago on Saturday afternoon, July 29.

Forty-five senators led by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have come out against President Donald Trump's ban on transgender troops.

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) announced Friday it is changing its controversial policy for Truvada, the daily HIV prevention pill, "effective immediately.”

In a recent interview with the Belfast Telegraph, British diver Tom Daley talked about his marriage to U.S. screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

A majority of Americans say transgender people should be allowed to serve in the U.S. military.

The commandant of the Coast Guard is speaking out against President Donald Trump's plan to bar transgender people from serving in the military.

It's a big year for Matthew Harvat a.k.a. Circuit MOM and Edwin Martinez's infamous Market Days party -- after 14 years they're returning to the Aragon Ballroom in Uptown for what is sure to be the biggest and best incarnation of the popular party yet.

Lawyers representing former Illinois Representative Aaron Schock claim that federal investigators asked witnesses about their client's sexual orientation.

 

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