Trending: The Bird Cage is closing; Latest Superman is bisexual; Netflix under fire; Steve Grand grows Grand Axis

ChicagoPride.com
October 17, 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 October 10-16, 2021. 

Photo: The Bird Cage in Andersonville features cocktails, food and great entertainment in a safe and welcoming space. The Bird Cage will permanently close after Drag Brunch on Sunday, October 24. (Photo: facebook.com/thebirdcagechicago). 

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 October 10-16, 2021. 

Photo: The Bird Cage in Andersonville features cocktails, food and great entertainment in a safe and welcoming space. The Bird Cage will permanently close after Drag Brunch on Sunday, October 24. (Photo: facebook.com/thebirdcagechicago). 

The Bird Cage restaurant and lounge in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood is shuttering on October 24, according to a statement from owner Martin Cournane.

The 27-year old diving phenom notes countries still have criminalization laws against LGBTQ people.

Steve Grand is, admittedly, a longtime fan of underwear and Speedo-style swimwear – and he jokes that, as a kid, he had his sexual awakening in the underwear aisle of a department store.

Making an All-American icon like Superman as queer is the ultimate in inclusion and representation, say advocates.

Human Rights Watch, World Health Organization, United Nations call for Japan to change its outdated law.

Robinson is the first Black lt. gov. and has tried to influence how racism is discussed in schools.

When Shawn Albritton stepped on the field to officiate at Gay Bowl X in Phoenix in 2010, he already had about 10-years of experience officiating flag football, including since 2004 for the annual

Among Gruden's frequently used terms were the homophobic slurs, "f*g" and "f*ggot."

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce will give away $5,000 to $100,000 to LGBTQ restaurant owners.

 

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