| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:17 PM
David Wilk and Charlie Gurion have kissed many times since they met, and many more times since they became one of the first same-sex couples in Illinois to get a marriage license.
But until Sunday, their kisses never had been cheered by thousands of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:18 AM
A Far South Side teen has been charged with damaging a Chicago police squad car during the annual Pride Parade.
Dionte D. Rice, 19, of the 11600 block of South Church Street in Morgan Park, was charged with one felony count of criminal damage to...
| Mar 12, 2014
Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:12 PM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2011
It's hard to imagine, but next year's Chicago Gay Pride Parade might be a little tamer than the parades of previous years: Chicago is making changes to the Gay Pride Parade in hopes of cutting down on drinking and increasing safety. Attendance at the...
| Oct 12, 2011
Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich recently wrote a column (read here) dedicated to Chicago’s newest celebrity resident, Rosie O’ Donnell. In the article, she offers tips to O’Donnell about how we do it here in Chicago. While I...
| Dec 2, 2011
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church is not happy with the new route that has been suggested for Chicago's gay pride parade: Leaders of one of Chicago's oldest Roman Catholic churches are objecting to a newly-proposed route for the city's annual gay pride...