Trending: First trans POC wins IML title; Boystown bar under fire for rap ban; Rainbow crosswalks arrive in time for Pride

ChicagoPride.com
June 2, 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 26 - June 1, 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 26 - June 1, 2019.

Jack Thompson, the reigning Leatherman of Color 2019, was named International Mr. Leather 2019 on Sunday, May 26.

The dream of a 13-year-old Chicago-area seventh-grader will become a rainbow-waving reality on Sunday morning, June 2.

Hip-hop is getting a bad rap in Boystown after Progress Bar implemented a 'no rap' rule earlier this week.

A group of at least two dozen people took over North Halsted in Boystown early Saturday morning, dancing on cars and obstructing traffic.

Progress Bar will reopen Friday night, and there will not be a ban on rap or any other music genres, GoPride.com has confirmed.

The party continues to grow as Chicago Pride Fest has announced pop-icon Betty Who will join an already incredible entertainment lineup for this year's festival.

Amid Boystown's 14 pride-themed crosswalks honoring the LGBTQ community, one stands out from the rest of the thirteen rainbow designs.

Chicago's LGBTQ community celebrated the official unveiling of seven rainbow crosswalks in Boystown on Thursday.

It's June, so you know what that means: It's Pride month. As celebrations kick off in Boystown, you can also show your support online.

Robb Paul Godek has attended the finals of the Chicago round in the Stoli Key West Classic for each of its first five years, even working it for Sidetrack the last two years.

 

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