Event, gala and nightlife photos in Chicago. Capturing the faces, places, feelings & meanings of LGBT Chicago.

June 2021 albums

Higher Love Pride Tea Dance
06.28.2021   |   15 Photos
The Higher Love Pride Tea Dance at Eden on Lake Street on June 27 in the afternoon featured DJs, drag queens and the cannabis community.
Photos by Jerry Nunn

Pride in the Park: Emotional return to Pride
06.27.2021   |   46 Photos
It was an emotional return to Pride! GoPride.com photographer Steven Koch captured the moments of joy and resurgence at Pride in the Park on June 26 and 27. “We were able to cheer on and support our friends, see faces we haven’t seen in over a year and experience a flood of emotions as we listened to our favorite artists live in a crowd of thousands,” said Koch. “Capturing these moments of joy and how it felt to be there this weekend was the theme, and I wanted to share a bit of that with all of you,” he added. Check out these photos from Steven Koch, as provided by CircuitMOM Productions.
Photos by Steven Koch

Pride in the Park 2021 Day 2
06.27.2021   |   102 Photos
Final day of Pride in the Park. NO RAIN TODAY!!! Featured artists include Mila Jam, The Vixen, Tenderoni, Kinley Preston, Chaka Khan and Gryffin.
Photos by Ken Brown

Pride North
06.27.2021   |   20 Photos
Pride North partied in the street near the Morse redline stop for two days on June 26 and 27 with DJs and live entertainment on two stages.
Photos by Jerry Nunn

‘People’s Pride’ march
06.27.2021   |   29 Photos
Chicago-based Pride Without Prejudice reprised its protest march of 2020 on Sunday, June 27— what would have been the original Chicago Pride Parade date. Organizers Ashabi Owagboriaye and Andy Thayer branded the march the “People's Pride.”

Pride in the Park 2021 Day 1
06.26.2021   |   96 Photos
Day 1 of the 2 day festival. Rain, mud and tornados could not stop the celebration of Pride. Featured artists Miss Toto, Naysha Lopez, JoMama, Alyssa Edwards and Betty Who. Tiesto capped off the night!
Photos by Ken Brown

Happy Pride: Mayor Lightfoot visits Lakeview bars
06.26.2021   |   41 Photos
In celebration of Pride month, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her wife, Amy Eshleman, made a stop in the Northalsted neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.

Britney Night at The Call
06.25.2021   |   16 Photos
All Britney, All Night returned to Chicago on June 25 for the first time since the pandemic hit the town. DJ Riley York played videos and songs by Miss Spears, who has had a challenging week in court. There were $3 "Toxic" shots at The Call and plenty of concert t-shirts celebrating the pop singer. #FreeBritney
Photos by Jerry Nunn

Wynwood Pride 2021
06.20.2021   |   17 Photos
The Oasis in Miami, Florida hosted Wynwood Pride on June 18-20 with performances by Charli XCX and RuPaul Drag Racer Kandy Muse. Miss Toto, Derrick Carter and Honey Dijon traveled to bring the house music and party in true Chicago style!
Photos by Jerry Nunn

Aurora Pride returns in 2021
06.13.2021   |   24 Photos
The 2021 Aurora Pride Drive Google map allowed supporters to visit decorated homes and businesses with a main celebration in Water Street Square on June 13.
Photos by Jerry Nunn

Pride Workout
06.06.2021   |   15 Photos
The inaugural Pride Workout was a “meaningful and purposeful event,” said organizer and lead instructor Alex Head. The event, held in the Replay Lakeview parking lot, raised $3,500 for Chicago House Social Service Agency.

BG Pride Drive 2021
06.06.2021   |   28 Photos
The 2021 BG Pride Drive, a 3-hour rainbow festival, was held on Sunday, June 6. The drive in north suburban Buffalo Grove replaced the city's 2020 Pride Parade, which was canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 100 homes and business were among the stops on the rainbow journey, with more than 70 sponsors. The theme this year, once again, was rainbow, love, acceptance, and visibility. Event organizer Carolyn Pinta of The Pinta Pride Project Inc. told GoPride.com this year's Pride Drive goal was to let, “those who need to see it, see it.”
Photos by GoPride.com

Out & About: The North End, The Lucky Horseshoe
06.05.2021   |   14 Photos
Out & About, by Jerry Nunn, at The North End and Lucky Horseshoe. The North End, 3733 N Halsted, requires vaccination cards at the door. And, The Lucky Horseshoe, 3169 N Halsted, has returned to regular hours. Monthly parties such as '90s music night on Thursdays are back.
Photos by Jerry Nunn

{ts '2021-07-28 21:30:20'}
As a part of our commitment to upholding a high standard of transparency, we wanted to let you know that ChicagoPride.com uses cookies to improve your user experience. We've updated our cookie policy to reflect changes in website tracking laws. By continuing, you agree to our terms and provide your consent to our use of cookies.