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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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Northalsted drops 'Boystown' from marketing of Chicago's LGBTQ neighborhood
23 Sep 2020

The Northalsted Business Alliance announced Wednesday that it would stop marketing the North Halsted corridor in East Lakeview as Boystown, after complaints the name wasn't welcoming to all intersections of queer identity.

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Officer Involved In Breonna Taylor's Death Charged With Wanton Endangerment
23 Sep 2020

A Louisville grand jury Wednesday presented its decision to indict one of three Louisville police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.

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Report: Illinois National Guard Placed in 'State of Readiness' Ahead of Breonna Taylor Announcement
22 Sep 2020

The Illinois National Guard has been put into a “state of readiness” by Gov.

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AIDS Run & Walk Chicago Kicks-Off Sept. 28 With Multiple Routes And Dates
22 Sep 2020

The 19th annual AIDS Run & Walk Chicago – benefitting the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) and 24 community partner agencies that provide essential programs and services to Chicagoans living with and vulnerable to HIV, AIDS and other chronic illnesses – is a go.

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'Schitt's Creek' Sets Emmy Comedy Record
22 Sep 2020

Schitt's Creek on Sunday broke an Emmy record for most wins in a comedy series.

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Chicago's Julie Colwell Gets The Call To The Hall Of Fame
21 Sep 2020

Julie Colwell has been umpiring softball on and off for 40 years, including about 20 years at the Gay Softball World Series, run annually by the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA).

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Coronavirus Changed Sidetrack and Boystown this Summer
21 Sep 2020

Sunday Funday this summer was, well, way different from any we've ever experienced.

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HRC Says Next President Should Fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Vacancy
21 Sep 2020

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, is calling on Senate leaders to wait on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after voters have weighed in.

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Equality Illinois Endorses LGBTQ Candidates For Illinois General Assembly
18 Sep 2020

Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer Illinoisans, announced endorsements of a record number of LGBTQ candidates running for the Illinois General Assembly in a general election.

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Louisville Agrees To 'Substantial' Settlement In Breonna Taylor Shooting
15 Sep 2020

The city of Louisville has reportedly reached a settlement with Breonna Taylor's family six months after officers broke into her home without warning and shot her.

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Ryan Murphy's 'The Prom' Arrives On Netflix In December
15 Sep 2020

Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of the Tony Award-nominated musical The Prom arrives on Netflix on December 11.

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Mike Quigley, Val Demings Introduce Bill To End Gay Blood Ban
12 Sep 2020

Democratic Representatives Mike Quigley of Illinois and Val Demings of Florida have introduced a bill that seeks to end the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

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Community Reacts As Windy City Times Ends Print Edition
10 Sep 2020

An award-winning, history-filled Chicago LGBTQ institution will be honored and celebrated over the next month, but then shockingly transition out of the local spotlight.

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Pete Buttigieg Joins Joe Biden's Campaign
09 Sep 2020

Former Democratic primary rival Pete Buttigieg has joined Joe Biden's presidential campaign.

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Windy City Times To Drop Print Edition After 35 Years
09 Sep 2020

Windy City Times, the lone surviving LGBTQ newspaper in Chicago, will move to a digital-only format starting in October.

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HBO Max's 'Equal' To Profile LGBT Rights Pioneers
07 Sep 2020

HBO Max has greenlit a four-part docuseries on the LGBT rights movement.

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Hulu's 'First Day' Follows A Young Transgender Girl Navigating Middle School
04 Sep 2020

Hulu on Thursday began streaming First Day, a four-episode series from Australia about a transgender girl's first year of middle school.

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The 38th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival goes online; showcases its first-ever virtual fest
04 Sep 2020

Reeling will celebrate its 38th anniversary this fall with a new virtual edition of the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world.

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Netflix Releases First Trailer For Gay Drama 'Boys In The Band'
03 Sep 2020

Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway play The Boys in the Band.

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'Love, Simon' Author Becky Albertalli Comes Out As Bisexual
01 Sep 2020

Becky Albertalli, the author of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens, the gay teen coming-of-age novel, has come out as bisexual following criticism for "telling LGBTQ stories.

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Biden LGBT Fundraiser Headlined By Cher Raises $2 Million
31 Aug 2020

Cher was the headline speaker at an LGBT fundraiser on Monday for presidential candidate Joe Biden.

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Appeals Court Again Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student Gavin Grimm
28 Aug 2020

A federal appeals court on Wednesday again ruled in favor of a transgender student who was not allowed to use the bathroom of his choice.

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Lance Bass: 'The Adventure I Am Looking Forward To In Life Next Is Being A Dad'
26 Aug 2020

In a recent interview, NSYNC alum Lance Bass said that the coronavirus pandemic hasn't helped him and his husband Michael Turchin in their attempt to become dads.

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Cher To Headline Joe Biden LGBT Fundraiser
23 Aug 2020

Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer Cher will headline an upcoming LGBT fundraiser for former Vice President Joe Biden.

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