Trending: Favre slams trans Olympian; Arlington Heights bans Pride flag; Priest resigns after using Grindr; plus PrEP must be covered by insurance

ChicagoPride.com
July 25, 2021

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 July 18 - 24, 2021. 

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 July 18 - 24, 2021.  

"Ed was always full of kindness," Illinois House Majority Leader Rep. Greg Harris (13th) said.

JB is considered safe bet for LGBTQ rights. But Rabine and Bailey are rabidly anti-LGBTQ. Schipf is silent on the issue while Barickman is the only senator to vote for marriage equality.

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre is blasting the inclusion of trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard in the Tokyo Games.

A record number of out LGBT athletes will compete in the Tokyo Olympics Games later this month.

Owner says Honolulu Liquor Commission investigator assaulted two employees and business partner.

The fast food chain was recently discovered to have been silently funding anti-LGBTQ causes with dark money, even after promising they would not.

Rev. Burrill was a leading voice against the Equality Act and denying Communion to Catholic supporters of abortion.

Sparreo noted that Arlington Heights opened Pride month with a proclamation celebrating it. The exclusive flag ordinance turned the proclamation into an "empty promise" or lie.

Cenk Duman, the popular DJ known on the local scene as Janky, started his residency at Hydrate Nightclub in Lakeview this past March – and he's set to spin at the Lakeview club on Friday night, July 23, for 'Social House.

 

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