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    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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As fallout continues over the shooting death of 13-year old Adam Toledo—police cam footage was released of his felling, causing protests across the country—there were unsubstantiated rumors of the impending resignations of Chicago's police superintendent and mayor.

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Mayor Lightfoot insists she's not resigning after weekend of rumors
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A tsunami of Twitter and Facebook posts immersed local social media feeds this weekend insisting that Lori Lightfoot, mayor of Chicago, would resign.

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Out Olympian Gus Kenworthy will serve as Colton Underwood's "gay guide" in an upcoming Netflix reality series.

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16 Apr 2021

It's no surprise that Cenk Duman, known to most as simply Janky, has been a DJ for six years.

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Chicago's Pride Candle Company engages senses, shares success with community
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The Pride Candle Company, a venture of Chicagoan Tim O'Keefe, launched last August and has lofty goals to hit by the end of 2021: to be in 50 retail locations.

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Bachelor Star Colton Underwood comes out in GMA interview
14 Apr 2021

Former ABC's "Bachelor" Colton Underwood publically came out in an interview with Good Morning America this morning.

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Peacock orders British 'Queer As Folk' reboot
09 Apr 2021

Streaming network Peacock has ordered a reboot of the British gay drama Queer as Folk.

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'9-1-1: Lone Star' actor Ronen Rubinstein: 'I fully identify as bisexual'
09 Apr 2021

In a recent interview, Israeli-American actor Ronen Rubinstein publicly announced that he identifies as bisexual.

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Britain honors gay WWII codebreaker Alan Turing with 50-pound note
02 Apr 2021

World War II codebreaker Alan Turing is the face of Britain's new 50-pound note.

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01 Apr 2021

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San Francisco to hold limited in-person LGBT Pride in June
01 Apr 2021

San Francisco will hold a limited number of in-person events in June to celebrate LGBT Pride.

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BMX pro Corey Walsh comes out as gay
01 Apr 2021

BMX pro Corey Walsh on Monday publicly announced he's gay.

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OPINION: Rabine for Ill. governor is danger to LGBT, women, people of color
01 Apr 2021

Gary Rabine looks to be one of the worst of the clowns that came out of the GOP clown car for Election 2022—especially for equality and LGBT rights.

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Trans trailblazing sports journalist Christina Kahrl scores major role at San Francisco Chronicle
25 Mar 2021

Christina Kahrl continues her trailblazing sports journalism career, moving back home to California to become the sports editor at the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Marvel to introduce first gay Captain America in new comic series
23 Mar 2021

Marvel Comics will reveal a gay Captain America in an upcoming issue.

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Chicago Pride Parade organizers apply for 2021 permit, remain 'cautiously optimistic'
20 Mar 2021

Organizers of the Chicago Pride Parade this week applied for a parade permit, signaling hope for a possible return in 2021.

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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame extends deadline for 2021 nominees
20 Mar 2021

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th year, has extended the deadline for nominations for new inductees.

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Laverne Cox, Dan Levy, Sam Smith, JoJo Siwa to appear at GLAAD Media Awards
20 Mar 2021

Laverne Cox, Dan Levy, Sam Smith, and JoJo Siwa are among the out guests scheduled to appear at the 32nd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

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Chicago native and American Idol alum JDA returns with new EP
19 Mar 2021

Chicago native JDA, a transwoman who grabbed national headlines 8 years ago appearing on American Idol (season 12), is back with a 5-song EP, releasing this spring.

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Poll shows 70 percent of voters support LGBT protections bill Equality Act
19 Mar 2021

A new poll released Tuesday found overwhelming support for the Equality Act.

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17 Mar 2021

Media watchdog GLAAD on Monday lamented the lack of "significant LGBTQ representation" in this year's Oscar nominations.

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16 Mar 2021

State lawmakers have introduced a record number of anti-transgender bills in 2021.

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