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  • Changes planned for Chicago’s Gay Pride Parade

     
    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...
  • Memo to Rosie: How to live in Wrigleyville

     
    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...
  • Chicago church objects to new Pride Parade route

     
    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...
  • Chicago Pride organizers agree to move parade time

     
    Alderman Thomas Tunney (44th) and the chairman of the Chicago Pride Parade said an agreement was reached with Mount Carmel church to push back the parade’s start time. The Catholic church had complained that the parade's new route would interfere...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • June 25: Midday Fix - Chicago Gay Hockey Association

    June 25: Midday Fix - Chicago Gay Hockey Association
    The Chicago Gay Hockey Association will be accompanied by Chicago Blackhawks' Brent Sopel and the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup in this Annual Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, June 27. Chicago Gay Pride Parade Sunday, June 27 Start time is noon,...
  • June 21 - 25

    Better Business Bureau - Gay Pride Parade - Wang Chung - Dread Zeppelin Thursday, June 24 Better Business Bureau Shed It & Forget It Tomorrow 9 am to 2 pm The United Center - Parking Lot E www.chicagoshreds.com www.bbb.org TIPS: 1) The IRS has...