Trending: Elvira comes out; RuPaul becomes most Emmy-awarded Black performer; Chicago, Milwaukee Pride festivals announce Oct. line-ups

ChicagoPride.com
September 26, 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 September 19 - 25, 2021.

Pictured: Elvira, also known as Cassandra Peterson, comes out by revealing 19-year relationship with another woman. (Photo via: facebook.com/TheRealElvira)

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 September 19 - 25, 2021.

Pictured: Elvira, also known as Cassandra Peterson, comes out by revealing 19-year relationship with another woman. (Photo via: facebook.com/TheRealElvira)

Cassandra Peterson shares about a 19-year relationship with Teresa Wierson, whom she met at a Gold's Gym.

After a year away due to COVID-19 constraints, an in-person Chicago Pride Fest returns to the Northalsted neighborhood, commonly referred to as 'Boystown', on October 1 - 3.

If passed by the U.S. Senate, the Equality Act would take away the Church's right to discriminate against LGBTQ persons in employment.

Shane Marcus has long had a passion for music, growing up playing the piano and, while in high school, was in every school musical.

The Drag Brunch set for Sunday, September 26, from The Pinta Pride Project, organizers of Buffalo Grove Pride, has been canceled… kind of.

No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics tells the story of five pioneering cartoonists, including one with deep ties to Chicago.

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the pro-LGBTQ mandate is unconstitutional.

Milwaukee Pride, organizer of the annual PrideFest, has announced the entertainment line-up for its PridetoberFest event taking place on Oct.

DJ Marvin Ayy returns to Chicago for the first time in about seven years, spinning Saturday, September 25, at Hydrate Nightclub in Lakeview.

RuPaul Charles, the host of RuPaul's Drag Race, on Sunday received his 11th Emmy Award, making him the Black performer with the most Primetime Emmy Awards in history.

 

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