Trending: Buffalo Grove Pride Parade to return in 2020; Lori Lightfoot ushers in Pride Month; Stephen Colbert mocks 'straight pride'

ChicagoPride.com
June 9, 2019

At GoPride.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 - June 8, 2019.

At GoPride.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 - June 8, 2019.

From New York to California and everywhere in between, Orbitz has named the "Best LGBTQ hangouts in all 50 states", and Big Chicks is tops in Illinois.

The inaugural Buffalo Grove Pride Parade on Sunday, June 2 was a resounding success, as the northwest suburb turned into a sea of rainbows with about 7,500 attendees – and one protester.

As LGBTQ Pride Month sparks festivals and political movements around the globe in June, 'Chicago's Proudest Neighborhood' is ready to host some of the city's biggest events.

Watch four free indie films alfresco this summer when Gallagher Way, in partnership with Chicago-based nonprofit Full Spectrum Features, hosts the Made-in-Chicago Indie Film Series.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot helped kicked off Pride Month at Equality Illinois' third annual Pride Month kickoff brunch on Sunday.

Dog Day Afternoon is held the first Saturday of each month at Sidetrack, featuring a Doggie Talent Show hosted by Dixie Lynn Cartwright, and more.

Entertainment Weekly issued six covers featuring out celebrities for its annual Pride issue.

It was the Pride Parade that almost wasn't, but Sunday, June 9 Aurora will celebrate the second annual Pride Parade thanks to a massive fundraising push that raised the necessary $17,000 in less than 24 hours.

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Stephen Colbert, Chris Evans, and Smash Mouth are among the celebrities criticizing a proposed "Straight Pride" parade in Boston.

 

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