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Chicago Pride Parade

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  • Stylish MCA celebration; Pride Parade rolls out 42nd

    Stylish MCA celebration; Pride Parade rolls out 42nd
    The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated 15 years of performances on the MCA stage with its benefit, "remixed/reimagined." The evening began with an outdoor reception on the front plaza that included food from some of Chicago's food trucks, plus mini...
  • Pride Parade felt like history in the making

    Pride Parade felt like history in the making
    As Chicago's annual Pride Parade wound its way through the North Side on Sunday, onlookers said there was something sweetly historic about this year's celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Call to ban pols from Pride Parade wrong response

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Disgruntled over the House's failure to bring a gay marriage bill to a vote, some activists want to ban politicians from walking in this year's Chicago Pride Parade, according to today's Tribune story. The petition, which is......
  • Cardinal defends comparing gay parade organizers to KKK

    Cardinal defends comparing gay parade organizers to KKK
    Setting off a new round in his dispute with gay right activists, Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has issued a statement defending his recent comparison of the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan. George’s initial comments came in...
  • Cardinal George apologizes for linking Pride Parade to KKK

    Cardinal George apologizes for linking Pride Parade to KKK
    Chicago's Cardinal Francis George apologized Friday for remarks aired on Christmas Day comparing the gay pride parade to the Ku Klux Klan. "I am truly sorry for the hurt my remarks have caused," George said in an interview with the Tribune. "Particularly...
  • Cardinal under fire for comparing gay rights movement to Klan

    Cardinal under fire for comparing gay rights movement to Klan
    Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has never been shy about expressing his views on divisive issues like abortion rights and civil unions for same-sex couples. But gay rights groups say the Chicago archbishop crossed the line when he compared the...
  • Pride Parade and Gospel Festival take a new direction

    Pride Parade and Gospel Festival take a new direction
    This weekend, the Chicago Gospel Festival and Pride Parade move from their previous locations to expand and add comfort for crowds. Chicago’s Gospel Festival begins Thursday, June 21st through Sunday June 24th. The festival has moved to the...
  • Expanded Pride Parade draws record number

    Expanded Pride Parade draws record number
    A record number of onlookers gathered along the newly re-routed path of the annual Chicago Pride Parade, officials said. City officials said this year’s parade drew a record crowd estimated at 850,000. Delores Robinson of the Office of Emergency...
  • Proposed St. Pat’s parade raises First Amendment dispute

     
    A religious group that wants to hold a St. Pat's parade down Clark Street on Saturday believes the alderman's office is discriminating against it....
  • ‘Real Housewives’ star to grand marshal Pride Parade

     
    Which Real Housewife of Orange County has pride? The most recent cast member will be at the June 26 parade....
  • 1976 Pride Parade photos on display

     
    WBEZ has a fantastic gallery of photos from Prides past, part of a new exhibit at the Center on Halsted. Photographer Diane Alexander White first shot the parade in 1976. She’s captured the changing nature of the event in Gay Pride Parade...