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Chicago Pride Parade

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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Gay Asian group offers minorities a network

     
    Asians & Friends Chicago is known for hosting events that are anything but boring, and this year’s AFC gay pride event, which includes green fairies and “Pink Underwear," is no exception....
  • Does Chicago Pride Parade deserve better?

     
    RedEye's page 4 column today touches on whether or not "Real Housewife" Fernanda Rocha is worthy enough to be the grand marshal of the Pride Parade....
  • AT&T to increase coverage for parade

     
    Hopefully you'll be able to share your pride a little easier during this Pride....
  • Teachers union to march in Pride Parade

     
    For the first time, the Chicago Teachers Union is set to march in the Pride Parade....