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  • Transgender community in Chicago suburbs hopes new era really here

    Transgender community in Chicago suburbs hopes new era really here
    For a 4-year-old boy who enjoyed tottering around the house in his mother's high heels the word "transgender" was not part of Soto Petropoulos' childhood. These days, Petropoulos, 47, can be found warmly greeting customers at Transformations, his...
  • Chicago's Legacy Walk a tour into gay history

    Chicago's Legacy Walk a tour into gay history
    "The term probably needs some explaining," Victor Salvo tells the half-dozen high school students, "but we used to call it a 'beard.'" This comment, perhaps surprisingly, has nothing to do with the fact that the group, along with their advisers, is on a...
  • Tighter security for Chicago's Pride Parade

    Tighter security for Chicago's Pride Parade
    Chicago's Pride Parade organizers have hired 90 off-duty police officers to supplement police presence at this year’s parade, part of an effort to crack down on public drinking and other problems. A “heavy police presence,” new security...
  • New dance parties announced for Pride Parade weekend

    New dance parties announced for Pride Parade weekend
    Pride Parade weekend is about to get a whole lot bigger—caged go-go dancers and drag shows included—with the announcement of Neverland Pride. Spreading beyond North Halsted Street, Neverland Pride is a trio of events to take place June 27-...
  • Pride Parade could leave North Side next year

    Pride Parade could leave North Side next year
    If the Pride Parade doesn’t clean up its act, 2015 might be the last year it marches through Lakeview, two North Side aldermen are warning. “If there is not a serious improvement in the parade’s impact on surrounding residents' quality...
  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne
    Former Mayor Jane Byrne made a rare public appearance Friday as Chicago’s main confluence of major highways was renamed in her honor, a nod to her status as the only female ever elected to the city’s top political post. The Circle...
  • Council OKs renaming park to honor Jane Byrne

    Council OKs renaming park to honor Jane Byrne
    Renaming the park next to Chicago's historic Water Tower as Jane M. Byrne Plaza in honor of the former mayor was approved today by the City Council.    Aldermen a day earlier set aside other proposed ways to honor Byrne after the former mayor's daughter,...
  • How to ride CTA amid Chicago Pride Parade

    How to ride CTA amid Chicago Pride Parade
    The CTA is implementing rules and additional service for the Chicago Pride Parade Sunday. Riders will not be permitted to bring bikes on trains Sunday, but bikes will still be allowed on buses. Buses are equipped to carry two bikes. Bikes are...
  • Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'

    Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'
    Parishioners from a Lincoln Park Roman Catholic parish are marching in today's Pride Parade to show their solidarity with Dignity Chicago, an independent ministry for gay, lesbian and transgender Catholics. More than a dozen parishioners from St....