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GoPride News, ChicagoPride.com
July 15, 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 July 8 - 14, 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 July 8 - 14, 2018.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republican, recently officiated a same-sex marriage in Chicago.

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Bradley French has gone airborne to bring a new, modern look – he produces brilliant drone videos.

LGBT civil rights organizations, including Equality Illinois, are reacting to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Maine Governor Paul LePage, a Republican, on Friday vetoed a bill that sought to ban therapies that attempt to alter the sexual orientation or gender identity of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.

Bernard Cherkasov, the executive director of Chicago's Cradles to Crayons, is one of 38 naturalized citizens honored by the Carnegie Corp. of New York in its annual list of "Great Immigrants."

Olly Alexander, the 27-year-old out frontman for Years & Years, believes now is the best time to be an openly gay artist.

Zach Stafford was living in Chicago and, admittedly, "was trying to figure out what I wanted to do next as a journalist." He had spent years doing taxing reporting on homicides, crimes and human-rights, and just wanted a project that tapped into the skills he gained from that beat and then apply them to a subject that was more unexpected.

With a unanimous vote taken on Monday, Madison became the second city in Wisconsin to ban therapies that attempt to alter the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender youth.

 

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