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Memories & moments to remember from the 2016 Chicago Pride Parade
June 27, 2016

The 47th annual Chicago Pride Parade, held Sunday afternoon, June 26, was a mix of emotions under a sweltering sunshine, with the temperature in the 90s: joy, pride and pain.

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Hillary Clinton Marches In NYC Pride Parade
June 27, 2016

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, was among the thousands who participated in Sunday's New York City Pride Parade.

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47th annual Chicago Pride Parade pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims
June 27, 2016

The 47th annual Chicago Pride Parade opened Sunday with a moment of silence at Broadway and Montrose honoring the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.

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Pride at Montrose event abruptly cancelled by the CPD
June 27, 2016

As the 47th annual Pride Parade was winding down in Lakeview June 26, Pride at Montrose was just getting started.

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Chicago's Pride Parade steps off at noon amid tighter security
June 26, 2016

More than one million people are expected in the Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods Sunday for Chicago's annual Pride Parade, and organizers are promising a fun, festive and safe experience for participants and celebrants.

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Chicago Pride Parade 2016: Here's everything you need to know
June 25, 2016

Chicago Pride festivities kick into high gear this weekend, with celebrations throughout the city leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade in Boystown on Sunday.

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Chicago Pride Parade ranked second most popular in the U.S.
June 24, 2016

The Chicago Pride Parade, which takes place Sunday, is the second most popular Pride parade in the United States, according to Google search trends.

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President Obama designates Stonewall National Monument
June 24, 2016

President Barack Obama Friday designated a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City to honor the broad LGBT equality movement.

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Navy Pier to host historic pride celebration Saturday
June 24, 2016

Come and celebrate with Chicago's skyline and the new Millennium Wheel as your backdrop when Navy Pier gets decked out in rainbow colors to host its first ever Pride celebration this Saturday, June 25. The family-friendly event promises performances, a massive marriage ceremony, dancing and even a display of sections from The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.

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Proud to Run celebrates 35th year, Saturday, June 25
June 23, 2016

On Saturday, June 25, Proud to Run celebrates its 35th year supporting Chicago's LGBT community in its traditional healthy and fun way. The annual 10K run and 5K run/walk, organized by an all-volunteer, community-based board, is excited to be raising money for About Face Theatre Company, TransTech Social Enterprises and the Center on Halsted this year.

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Audio: Interview with Monica Raymund, Chicago Pride Parade Grand Marshal
June 23, 2016

Accomplished television and stage actress Monica Raymond will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 47th annual Chicago Pride Parade this Sunday, June 26.

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Watch: Celebrity video campaign honors Orlando Pulse victims
June 23, 2016

With the recent tragedy of 49 innocent lives lost at the LGBT nightclub, Pulse, in Orlando, FL on June 12, 2016, the global community was left to mourn those unjustly taken by hate.

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2016 Chicago Pride Parade line of march released
June 23, 2016

The organizers of the 47th annual Chicago Pride Parade, have released the parade line-up, which includes 160 entries featuring colorful floats, decorated vehicles, marching bands and walking contingents representing community businesses, organizations, elected governmental officials and individuals.

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Donald Trump says he would 'look into' issuing LGBT proclamation as President
June 23, 2016

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested that he was open to continuing President Barack Obama's tradition of proclaiming June LGBT Pride month.

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Midwest's largest queer hip-hop showcase happening in Boystown, June 23
June 23, 2016

Tonight, Thursday, June 23, queer hip-hop comes to Boystown courtesy of the H.W.A. Queer Hip Hop Showcase presented by Organized Grime. Featuring five full live performances by some of the biggest emerging names in queer hip hop today, including the infamous Cazwell and Chicago's own Kaycee Ortiz, H.W.A. will be the Midwest's largest queer hip hop showcase.

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Visiting the memorials honoring victims of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy in Orlando
June 22, 2016

The saying dates back more than 100 years – A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words.

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Gay Chicago Rewind: History of the Chicago Pride Parade
June 22, 2016

The 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City were ignored by Chicago's newspapers and it was harassment as usual for the city's gay citizens: lesbians wearing men's shirts were arrested for cross-dressing; an over-zealous pretty-boy cop named Sgt. John Manley continued his purge on gay men in the rest room near Lincoln Park Conservatory; and the cops, still out of control from the Chicago Democratic Convention the previous year, busted numerous gay bars, including the 21 Club, the Blue Pub and the Alameda.

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Up-and-coming queer nightlife gets JUICE-y with post-parade party
June 22, 2016

This year, spend your post-parade celebrating with some of Chicago's hottest up-and-coming artists, performers, club kids, DJs and designers at JUICE -- a huge, multi-room celebration of all things fabulous courtesy of IT Presents. JUICE takes over the Annoyance Theater at Clark and Belmont starting at 2 p.m. after Sunday's Pride Parade.

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Orlando Strong: 50,000 attend vigil for shooting victims
June 22, 2016

An estimated 50,000 people attended a candlelight vigil Sunday to remember the 49 people killed at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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Chigaygo presents Orlando benefit show, July 7
June 22, 2016

Chigaygo, Laugh Factory Chicago's premiere queer comedy showcase, is presenting a special one-night only event to raise money for The Center Orlando, the LGBT center providing victim relief in the wake of the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub.

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Sporting life suits Zeigler just fine
June 21, 2016

Cyd Zeigler has had an abundance of flag football experience and for the past couple years has been trying his hand, and whistle, as a tackle football official – for high school and college games in Southern California.

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