Trending: Sanders' Chicago rally; Legacy Walk closer to landmark designation; Smollett indicted on 16 felony counts

ChicagoPride.com
March 10, 2019

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 3 - 9, 2019.

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 3 - 9, 2019.

1

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders held a rally in Chicago Sunday night, kicking off the Midwest portion of his announcement tour.

 

2

The Chicago Landmarks Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a preliminary city landmark designation for the Legacy Walk in Boystown, which will preserve the 20 rainbow pylons that adorn "Chicago's proudest neighborhood."

 

3

Jake Lenz has been playing gay sports in Chicago for four years, first starting with flag football through the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA), and he also has played tennis (singles and doubles) and dodgeball.

4

Lori Lightfoot is charging ahead with a little less than a month until the April 2 runoff election for Chicago mayor.

6

The March edition of OUTspoken – which is Chicago's monthly storytelling event, held at Sidetrack to celebrate unique, personal stories from across the LGBT community – features daring and brave stories, along with experienced performers from the theater and literary world who are making their OUTspoken debut.

7

Circuit Mom took over Sidetrack on (Fat) Tuesday with an indulgent Mardi Gras fiesta in the heart of Boystown, a Mystical circuit dance party.

8

A grand jury in Chicago has indicted out actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts related to making a false report, the AP reported.

 

9

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, on Thursday announced that it would honor singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera at its upcoming 2019 HRC Los Angeles Dinner.

10

Netflix on Monday released its first trailer for the third season of its hit reality makeover show Queer Eye.

 

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