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Wed, Apr 22, 2020
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Chicago Pride Fest postponed, new dates announced for 2020

Pride in Chicago will be a little less festive this June. read...

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Thu, Apr 16, 2020
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Howard Brown Health and Project Vida partner to expand COVID-19 services in Little Village

Howard Brown Health and Project Vida today announced a partnership to provide expanded medical services in Chicago's Little Village community, offering free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19 disease. read...

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Thu, Apr 9, 2020
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Pritzker: 'Everyone needs to think seriously about canceling large summer events'

For the first time since issuing Illinois' stay-at-home order, Gov. read...

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Thu, Apr 9, 2020
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Chicago cuts off liquor sales after 9 p.m.

Chicago will impose a daily 9 p.m. read...

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Wed, Apr 8, 2020
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Fauci: Pandemic has 'shed a light' on health disparities in US like AIDS did with gay people

During Tuesday's daily White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, Dr. read...

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Wed, Apr 8, 2020
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AIDS activist, playwright Larry Kramer writing play about COVID-19 crisis

AIDS activist, author, playwright Larry Kramer is writing a play that deals in part with the coronavirus pandemic. read...

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Tue, Apr 7, 2020
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Mayor Lightfoot defends getting haircut: 'I am the face of the city'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended getting a haircut despite Illinois' stay-at-home order. read...

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Mon, Apr 6, 2020
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Coronavirus pandemic forces cancellation of Toronto Pride Parade

Toronto's annual LGBT Pride Parade, one of the largest LGBT festivals in the world, has been canceled. read...

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Mon, Apr 6, 2020
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Elton John launches $1 million fund to protect people with HIV amid coronavirus pandemic

Out British singer Elton John on Saturday announced that his Elton John AIDS Foundation has launched a $1 million COVID-19 emergency fund to protect people living with HIV. read...

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Sun, Apr 5, 2020
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CMSA amends 2020 schedule due to coronavirus pandemic

The Open Sunday Softball League will not start until June 7, the league's organizer – the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) – announced on Thursday. read...

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Sun, Apr 5, 2020
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How to make a CDC-recommended cloth face mask

The CDC now recommends we wear some kind of cloth face mask when we have to leave home - whether it's to the grocery store or the pharmacy. read...

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Sat, Apr 4, 2020
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Aurora Pride and Buffalo Grove Pride Parade postponed until 2021

The 2nd annual Buffalo Grove Pride Parade, set for June 7, has been postponed – and organizers announced its next parade will be held June 6, 2021. read...

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Sat, Apr 4, 2020
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DJ Deanne is part of the international crew bringing the beats to Quarankiki 3.0

DJ Deanne, celebrating her 20th year delivering the beats, will be the third and final DJ for Quarankiki 3.0 on Saturday, April 4, to support the artists and staff from... read...

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Sat, Apr 4, 2020
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FDA eases ban on gay men donating blood

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced it would ease its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. read...

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Tue, Mar 31, 2020
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Pritzker extends Illinois stay-at-home order through April 30

Illinois' stay-at-home order has been extended until April 30, Gov. read...

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Tue, Mar 31, 2020
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NYC nurse who died of COVID-19 was a gay man

The first reported case of a nurse in New York City dying from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, was a Chicago-born gay man. read...

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Sun, Mar 29, 2020
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Coronavirus stimulus package includes $155 million for HIV programs

The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump includes $155 million for HIV programs. read...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2020
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Chicago's lakefront, trails shutdown during coronavirus pandemic

Chicago's lakefront, along with the Riverwalk and 606 Trail, are now closed the public in an effort to keep people from congregating during a statewide stay-at-home order. read...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2020
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2020 Pride In The Park canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Organizers for Pride In The Park announced Thursday afternoon they were canceling the event, originally scheduled for June 27-28, due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. read...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2020
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Quarankiki: H2O Festival Edition returns Saturday night

Don't fret another Saturday night at home, Quarankiki: H2O Festival Edition is set for March 28. read...

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Sat, Mar 21, 2020
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Hydrate brings virtual dance party on Saturday night: Quarankiki, with 4 renowned DJs

Everyone will be dancing at home Saturday night, March 21, on day one of Illinois' stay-at-home order, but the folks at Hydrate Nightclub have the answer: Quarankiki, set to start... read...

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Fri, Mar 20, 2020
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International Mr. Leather postponed due to coronavirus

Update: On May 25, 2020, organizers of International Mr. read...

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Fri, Mar 20, 2020
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Illinois governor issues stay-at-home order effective Saturday

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a statewide stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). read...

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to give televised address from City Hall Thursday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to give a televised address about coronavirus (COVID-19) Thursday. read...

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Wed, Mar 18, 2020
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PrideFest Milwaukee postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Milwaukee's Summerfest grounds will be a little less colorful this June. read...

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