Top Trending: Market Days line-up released; Lightfoot to lead Pride Parade; plus House passed Equality Act

ChicagoPride.com
May 19, 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 May 12 - 18, 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 May 12 - 18, 2019.

A diverse lineup of entertainers are pegged to take the stages at Market Days 2019 as organizers release an early schedule for the popular two-day street festival in Boystown this August.

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot has been named Honorary Grand Marshal for this year's Chicago Pride Parade.

Robb Godek is heading to Key West, Florida next month to represent Chicago at the 6th annual Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic Finals after winning the four-person Chicago competition on Saturday, May 11 at Sidetrack.

Roberto Gonzalez, 43, who lives in Uptown and is openly gay, is originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela, and has lived in Chicago for 19 years. He is the creative director and owner of Roberto Gonzalez Flowers.

"All-American Boy" Steve Grand returns with a new music video for his song "Pink Champagne" off his second album, not the end of me, which reached the number 2 slot on the iTunes pop chart and the top 10 on Billboard's independent album chart.

 

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's campaign has started selling LGBT Pride merchandise.

In a recent podcast, singer Carly Rae Jepsen said that being called a gay icon has been "the gift" of her career.

Australian professional soccer player Andy Brennan has come out gay, making him the first Australian male soccer star to do so.

 

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