Trending: Equality Illinois opens Pride Month; Navy Pier celebrates Pride; Woman threatens Buffalo Pride

ChicagoPride.com
June 10, 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 June 2- 9, 2018.

(Image: Equality Illinois Pride Kickoff Brunch, photographer Christine Grost)

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 June 2- 9, 2018.

(Image: Equality Illinois Pride Kickoff Brunch, photographer Christine Grost)

Equality Illinois held its Pride Kickoff Brunch, an annual launch to Pride celebrations in Chicago, on June 3 at Venue West, 221 N. Paulina St.

DJ Toy Armada was in Chicago last September for LIBERATION: A Labor Day Grand Party from SKIN Productions, held at Fantasy Nightclub in Boystown. When the last note played and the final cymbal crashed at 5 a.m., he bowed to thank the crowd.

Midsommarfest returns to Andersonville for its 53rd year this weekend, bringing with it two days and three nights of music and shopping, food and drink to help kick off the Chicago summer neighborhood street festival season.

 

PrideFest Milwaukee, the largest volunteer-run Pride event in America, opens on June 7 with the first-ever four-day Milwaukee Pride weekend, filled with a star-studded entertainment lineup, activities and presentations for all ages.

 

Police in upstate New York on Saturday arrested a woman who posted multiple threats against Buffalo's LGBT Pride parade.

Kicking off Monday, June 18, the third annual free Navy Pier Pride event will consist of a full week of family-friendly festivities in honor of the LGBTQ+ community, culminating in a daylong grand celebration on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m.

A man was allegedly attacked by a mob while trying to defend a gay couple who were being chased after Saturday's Utah Pride Festival in Salt Lake City.

Nearly three quarters of American adults oppose businesses refusing to serve gay men and lesbians based on the owner's religious beliefs.

Singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus designed Converse's new LGBT Pride collection.

CrossFit on Wednesday fired an employee after he tweeted that celebrating LGBT Pride is a "sin."

 

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