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Fri, Jul 17, 2020
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Record High Percentage Of Films Include LGBT Characters, GLAAD Study Finds

GLAAD's 2020 Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) found the highest percentage of LGBT-inclusive films since the organization launched its report eight years ago. read...

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Sat, Jul 11, 2020
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Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Lil Nas X To Participate In GLAAD's Virtual Media Awards

Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, and Lil Nax X will participate in GLAAD's virtual Media Awards. read...

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Fri, Jun 26, 2020
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ACTIVATE:CHI drops plans for solidarity march tied to Pride Sunday following controversy

ACTIVATE:CHI, a grassroots activist organization, late Friday announced that it is dropping plans for a solidarity march this Sunday following concerns raised by Brave Space Alliance, a Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ organization located... read...

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Tue, Jun 23, 2020
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Two solidarity marches to replace Chicago's annual Pride Parade on June 28

Chicago's Pride Parade won't march this year, but that isn't stopping community activists from planning a solidarity march, two separately-organized peaceful marches to be exact. read...

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Tue, Jun 16, 2020
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The Pinta Pride Project announces donations following BG Pride Drive

The Pinta Pride Project donated numerous bags of non-perishable items to both the Vernon Township Food Pantry and the Wheeling Food Pantry following the BG Pride Drive, held Sunday, June 7... read...

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Wed, Jun 10, 2020
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Boystown's Virtual Pride to feature Steve Grand, Leann Rimes and more

Chicago Pride Fest will mark its 20th anniversary with a virtual festival format featuring entertainment by Chicago's own Steve Grand and more. read...

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Tue, Jun 9, 2020
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In coming out queer, Justice Smith calls for more LGBT inclusion in Black Lives Matter

Actor Justice Smith has come out as queer. read...

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Tue, Jun 9, 2020
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Pride Drive brings a sea of rainbows and support for BLM to Buffalo Grove

The inaugural BG Pride Drive, conceived after the Buffalo Grove Pride Parade was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, was without question an overwhelming success. read...

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Mon, Jun 1, 2020
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Pride Month in Chicago will look a little different this year

Pride Month begins Monday, but the festivities throughout Chicago won't be anything close to what we're accustomed to due to the coronavirus pandemic. read...

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Mon, Jun 1, 2020
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Pride special on ABC 7 to celebrate Chicago's LGBTQ community, June 28

The 2020 Chicago Pride Parade is currently postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Pride Month celebration of Chicago's LGBTQ will continue on ABC 7 during a fun hour of musical... read...

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Mon, Jun 1, 2020
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Buffalo Grove Pride Drive on Sunday to honor George Floyd, support Black Lives Matter

The parade has been canceled, but not the pride. read...

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Thu, May 28, 2020
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Hulu releases first trailer for gay teen drama 'Love, Victor'

Hulu on Tuesday released the first trailer for its upcoming series Love, Victor. read...

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Thu, May 21, 2020
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Chicago Pride Fest goes virtual, details announced

Chicago Pride Fest will mark its 20th anniversary with a virtual festival format, organizers announced on Thursday. read...

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Wed, Apr 29, 2020
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'Love, Simon' follow-up series 'Love, Victor' premieres on Hulu June 19

Hulu has released a clip from its upcoming gay teen drama Love, Victor. read...

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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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Tue, Mar 17, 2020
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Growing list of postponed LGBT Pride festivals over coronavirus concerns

At least three cities have postponed events related to LGBT Pride celebrations due to concerns over the virus sweeping over the globe. read...

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Sat, Feb 22, 2020
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British YouTuber Niki Albon comes out gay

British YouTuber Niki Albon has come out gay in a video titled "I'm Gay. read...

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Wed, Feb 19, 2020
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Molly Pinta named HRC Youth Ambassador, speaks at conference in Washington D.C.

Molly Pinta was filled with emotions after a five-day trip in mid-February to Washington D.C. read...

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Fri, Jan 24, 2020
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Adam Lambert launches foundation to support LGBT organizations

Out singer Adam Lambert on Wednesday announced the launch of the Feel Something Foundation. read...

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Fri, Jan 10, 2020
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Boy George calls preferred pronouns 'attention seeking'; denies being transphobic

Out British singer Boy George has denied that he's transphobic after calling preferred pronouns "a modern form of attention seeking. read...

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Sun, Sep 8, 2019
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NFL quarterback Drew Bees defends appearing In PSA for anti-LGBT group

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Bees has defended his decision to appear in a public service announcement for Focus on the Family. read...

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Tue, Aug 6, 2019
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Market Days 2019 headliners include Sheila E., Daya and Jake Shears (full lineup)

The Midwest's largest street festival is back as Northalsted Market Days 2019 takes over Boystown with some of the biggest parties and performances in Chicago this weekend. read...

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Mon, Jul 22, 2019
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Todrick Hall added to 2019 Market Days lineup

Update: Macy Gray replaces Todrick Hall in Sunday's line-up for Northalsted Market Days. Hall, who had a last minute conflict, promises to return next year. Gray joins Daya and Icona Pop at the Bud Light Stage at Addison on Sunday, Aug. 11. The rest of the festival schedule remains the... read...

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Mon, Jul 1, 2019
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Don't rain on our parade: Chicago celebrates 50 years of Pride, though parade cut short

The 2019 Chicago Pride Parade long will be remembered as the milestone edition cut short by Mother Nature. read...

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Sun, Jun 30, 2019
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Celebrating 50 years of Pride, Chicago Pride Parade steps off today at noon

Thousands are expected to descend on Chicago's Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods Sunday for the 50th annual Chicago Pride Parade, a culmination of the city's Pride Month festivities. read...

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