Trending: Couple 'enGAYged' at Market Days; Tokyo Olympics makes LGBTQ history as most inclusive; plus top doc says Lolla didn't cause COVID19 surge

ChicagoPride.com
August 15, 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 August 8 - 14, 2021. 

View more photos from 2021 Market Days

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 August 8 - 14, 2021.  

View more photos from 2021 Market Days

With a little help from a renowned friend, in front of thousands of cheering strangers, Ryan Goszkowicz got down on a knee and popped the question to his boyfriend of 2-plus years Sunday, August 8, on-stage at Northalsted Market Days.

 

Sounds of music, excited howls and euphoria enveloped Chicago's LGBTQ enclave popularly known as “Boystown” as Market Days returned over the weekend.

App would make it easier to prove vaccination without carrying the official paper card.

The event will feature two routes: the Fork Route and the Spoon Route. Tickets are sold for either or both routes.

First transgender Olympians to compete, Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand and Quinn of Canada, have opened the doors for others.

The rapper is still facing contract losses and concert cancellations.

Alphonso David participated in discrediting alleged victims of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Michael Richardson, a member of the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) Hall of Fame and past winner of the prestigious James R. Brodie Award for exemplifying good sportsmanship, competition, and fair play in softball, has added a new honor: CMSA President.

80 percent of those who tested positive were under the age of 30. 62 percent where white, Chicago's top doctor shared.

Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) filed a five-count lawsuit this past May against former board treasurer Michael O. Rice II for fraud and misappropriation of funds–of more than $160,000 in funds and concealing his financial activities.

 

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