Posts tagged "Gay Pride"

Chicago Pride Fest & Market Days announce headliners

The biggest news is that <a href="" target="_blank">Belinda Carlisle</a> has been confirmed to headline Market Days in August. To say I'm excited is an understatement.
Winter may be over staying its welcome here in Chicago, but now is the time to start clearing your calendar for Chicago Pride Fest and Market Days. There are some big names coming up this year to entertain us during two of Chicago’s biggest festivals. To get a taste of how awesome the talent is,... Read more »

Gay Pride 2013: Focused on Marriage Equality

This happened!
Chicago’s 44th Annual Pride Parade is now in the history books. According to the Chicago Police Department, over 1 million supporters lined the streets to watch one of the biggest celebrations of the year in Chicago. The parade, occurring less than a week after the United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage... Read more »

Pro Gay Marriage Rally held in Chicago

This is me carrying a sign.
After the historic actions yesterday of having both the Defense of Marriage Act overturned and Prop 8 dismissed by the United States Supreme Court, gays, lesbians, and our allys gathered in BoysTown last night to celebrate. Not being one to let historic events pass us by, my partner and I ran over to join in on the festivities.... Read more »

Pictures from the 43rd Annual Chicago Pride Parade

UPDATE: Facebook finally let me post all my pictures. You can go here to see them. Yesterday, as you may have heard, myself and 850,000 of my closest friends gathered on the streets of Chicago to celebrate the 43rd Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade. It was a phenomenal experience. Kyle and I gathered up a couple of our... Read more »

Cardinal Francis George knows nothing about gay fashion!

So, as many are aware, Cardinal Francis George likes to compare gay people to the Ku Klux Klan. This all stems from the Chicago Gay Pride Parade being moved to accommodate crowding. George apparently thought that the changes seemed to go along with tactics used by the Klu Klux Klan to stifle the Catholic Church years... Read more »

Changes in Gay Pride makes this queer happy!

Changes in Gay Pride makes this queer happy!
So the big news in the Chicago gay circle today is that the city is changing the Chicago Gay Pride Parade in 2012. Next year the parade will start at 10:00 a.m. instead of the usual Noon kickoff time, the number of floats will also be capped at 200 instead of the usual 250 allowed,... Read more »