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  • Welcome to the GoPride Network

    We connect, challenge and inspire by promoting opportunities that make a difference in the lives of LGBTQ individuals, allies, businesses and communities nationwide

    Chicago
  • Welcome to the GoPride Network

    Bringing together the faces, places, feelings and meanings of LGBT

    Chicago

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To connect, challenge and inspire people and to promote opportunities that make a difference in the lives of LGBT individuals, entities and communities nationwide.

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Now open: Jackhammer creates a new space that honors the past
02 Feb 2023

Jackhammer continues to preserve and celebrate the culture of leather, fetish, BDSM and kink – and the cold beer is pouring once again.

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Pope Francis condemns 'unjust' laws that criminalize being gay
27 Jan 2023

Pope Francis has spoken out against laws that criminalize homosexuality.

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Jackhammer reopens after shutting down during pandemic
26 Jan 2023

Jackhammer, the LGBTQ and fetish nightclub in Edgewater-Rogers Park, is set to reopen Thursday, January 26 after shutting down during the Covid 19 pandemic.

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Netflix cancels gay comedy 'Uncoupled' after one season
25 Jan 2023

Streaming giant Netflix has canceled Uncoupled after airing just one season.

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Sexy Spaniard Dani Toro headlines two iconic parties at WorldPride 2023
24 Jan 2023

With Chicago’s winter in full force, think summer – as it is now Down Under.

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Celebrating Scarlet: 15-years of fierce fun at Lakeview bar
18 Jan 2023

The road to its 15-year celebration has been anything but smooth sailing for Scarlet Bar, located in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood often called Boystown.

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Man shouts homophobic slurs, breaks window at R Public House in Rogers Park
17 Jan 2023

A hammer-wielding man broke the window of a gay-owned bar in Rogers Park Monday night after shouting homophobic slurs, according to authorities.

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More Golden: 2023 fan convention uniting worldwide fans of The Golden Girls kicks off March 31
12 Jan 2023

Golden-Con, The Golden Girls, Brendan Balof, Brad Balof, Zack Hudson

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Jeremy Pope says being gay cost him a major film role
12 Jan 2023

In a recent interview, out actor Jeremy Pope discussed losing a role because of his sexuality.

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Photos: Sidetrack kicks off the new year with annual onesie party
06 Jan 2023

Sidetrack, New Years Eve, Brad Balof

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Sexy singing sensation Steve Grand rings in new year with seductive new calendar
05 Jan 2023

During a two-day photo shoot in Fort Lauderdale, photographer Antony Kozz snapped about 2,000 pictures of Steve Grand – and the best of the best landed in Grand’s 2023 Calendar, now available from stevegrand.

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Howard Brown Health prepared for planned labor strike, Jan. 3 - 5
28 Dec 2022

Howard Brown Health, the most recognizable healthcare provider to the Chicago LGBTQ community, on Tuesday issued a statement indicating it has a plan to deal with a planned strike by hundreds of workers.

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Santa Speedo Run raises record-breaking $115k for Center on Halsted (photos)
08 Dec 2022

The 2022 Santa Speedo Run Northalsted was record-breaking, filled with fun and frivolity while raising vital funds for the youth housing initiative at Center on Halsted.

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House passes landmark legislation to protect same-sex marriage
08 Dec 2022

The House on Thursday passed landmark legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriage.

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Khloe Coulee: The party girl who will turn everything upside down in the best way possible
07 Dec 2022

Khloe Couleé started in the spotlight out as a young girl from Van Nays, California, best described as the “Karen of the popular girls table.

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FDA considers easing ban on gay men donating blood
04 Dec 2022

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering easing its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

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Tom Goss rings in the Holidays with new EP 'Big Fat Gay Ass Christmas'
01 Dec 2022

Tom Goss released a new holiday album in mid-November – no eggnog, but plenty of spice.

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Ben Platt, Noah Galvin announce they are engaged
28 Nov 2022

Out actors Ben Platt and Noah Galvin on Friday announced that they are engaged.

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Booking photo released of Colorado Springs alleged shooter, murderer
23 Nov 2022

Suspect Anderson Lee Aldrich identifies as nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns.

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Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted returns for 11th year, Dec. 3
23 Nov 2022

The Santa Speedo Run Northalsted, a popular annual tradition in East Lakeview, is the largest winter event at Sidetrack – and the largest fundraiser at the Boystown bar.

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Senate advances same-sex marriage bill
17 Nov 2022

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday advanced a bill that seeks to protect same-sex marriage after the Supreme Court's ruling overturning federal abortion rights.

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Producer Eliad Cohen welcomes the world to South Florida for URGE Miami Festival
15 Nov 2022

It’s a home game, of sorts, for Eliad Cohen, who will welcome the world to his home, South Florida, for the URGE Miami Festival over Thanksgiving weekend.

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Gay streaming service Dekkoo brings provocative new series, 'Adam in Fragments'
13 Nov 2022

TV shows and films about sex work often either glorify the trade or exploit it, but not so in Adam in Fragments, a new original series set to begin streaming November 17 from Dekkoo.

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Touche postpones town hall as ONYX protests racism, cites threats against leather titleholders
09 Nov 2022

Actions against Touche mount after racist puppet show by Jerry Halliday.

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