In late June, the Chicago Pride Parade returned to its in-person glory after two years of delay and cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of people headed for the north side on Sunday, June 26, to celebrate and honor the LGBTQ+ community. Marchers, drivers, and floats representing a variety of community, civic, and commercial […]
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Queer to the Left came to raise hell
The group rejected the mainstream gay rights movement and kept alive the spirit of radical LGBTQ+ activism.
No Pride in a police state
Do uniformed police belong at Pride parades?
No cops at Pride?
‘It was really a freeing kind of feeling’
Gary Chichester reflects on the riotous roots of the first-ever Pride parade.
Chicago Pride Parade 2019
Sunday’s Pride Parade celebrated 50 years since the Stonewall uprising which sparked the modern LGBTQ rights movement and 49 years since Chicago hosted its first Pride Parade on June 27, 1970. It was cut short due to afternoon thunderstorms, but not before photographer Kathleen Hinkel captured a few of the day’s memorable moments. Pride Parade […]
End Pride Month with a bang
Your guide to some of the biggest LGBTQ events this weekend
A ‘freaking fag revolutionary’ remembers the early years of gay liberation in Chicago
And a new exhibit at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives provides the visual aids.
A Visual Voter’s Guide
Protest images from the last two years will inspire you to get to the polls.
Pride double standard? Bars upset after police forced some to close early after parade
“It’s anti-hospitality and counterproductive to the community and our celebration of our culture,” one bar owner said.
Protests at Pride Parade and Dyke March pose questions for Chicago’s LGBTQ community
Disruptions at the two events raised separate concerns about inclusivity and tolerance.
The alleged David Cameron-Brexit-O’Hare-pizza connection, and other Chicago news
Also, Chicagoan Raj Fernando is at the center of a Trump-Clinton feud.
Pride Parade, Bob Dylan, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
Pride Parade, a sausage fest, a vegan fest, and eight more cool things to do in Chicago this weekend.
Expect a ‘few hundred’ more police officers at the Pride Parade, and other Chicago news
Also, Lincoln Park Zoo is getting rid of its tigers Molly and Pavel.
Where and when to celebrate Pride in Chicago
How Chicago’s LGBTQ community is stepping up to celebrate post-Orlando.