Trending: Chuck Renslow street unveiled; Pride Parade grand marshal named; Mayor proclaims June Pride Month

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May 20, 2018

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 March 13 - 19, 2018.

Chicago unveils honorary street name for Chuck Renslow

An honorary Chicago street name celebrating the life of gay rights champion, business man, publisher, International Mr. Leather (IML) and Leather Museum & Archives founder Chuck Renslow was dedicated on May 19. The City of Chicago and Full Kit Gear, along with Renslow's family, unveiled the brand new Chuck Renslow Way street sign that now marks the section of north Clark street, between Ainslie and Winnemac streets. (Photo courtesy Owen Keehnen

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 March 13 - 19, 2018.

Chicago unveils honorary street name for Chuck Renslow

An honorary Chicago street name celebrating the life of gay rights champion, business man, publisher, International Mr. Leather (IML) and Leather Museum & Archives founder Chuck Renslow was dedicated on May 19. The City of Chicago and Full Kit Gear, along with Renslow's family, unveiled the brand new Chuck Renslow Way street sign that now marks the section of north Clark street, between Ainslie and Winnemac streets. (Photo courtesy Owen Keehnen

In 1996, Matthew Harvat and a bunch of friends from Chicago went to Hotlanta, a large, long-gone circuit party. They were at the main dance event when the venue ran out of bottled water. The hotel where the party was held rolled out some catering carts with stacks of plastic cups and pitchers of water for people to help themselves.

Karsten Sollors keeps expanding his music portfolio, which started as a DJ – as a hobby – in the late-1990s, and a professional DJ for seven years. He also has been producing his own music for four years.

An honorary Chicago street name will celebrate the life of gay rights champion, business man, publisher, International Mr. Leather (IML) and Leather Museum & Archives founder Chuck Renslow.

 

Orlando "El Fenomeno" Cruz, the first openly gay active professional boxer, has been named grand marshal of the Chicago 49th Annual Pride Parade, organizers announced Friday.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on May 4 issued a proclamation recognizing June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month in Chicago.

In a new interview, Kevin McHale, the 29-year-old actor best known for playing Artie Abrams on the Fox musical-comedy Glee, said there was "zero surprise" on social media to his coming out gay.

In an exclusive video aired by MSNBC on Thursday, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates says that he had to explain to President Donald Trump the difference between HIV and HPV.

 

The Trump administration on Friday rolled back Obama-era rules that allowed transgender inmates to use facilities, including bathrooms and cell blocks, that match their gender identity.

Netflix on Thursday released its first trailer for its upcoming Sense8 two-hour series finale.

 

 

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