| Jun 28, 2013
Marques Sullivan could have said no.
Few people expect former pro football players, especially straight ones, to carry the banner for the gay-rights movement.
But when Sullivan got a call Monday asking if the Retired Professional Football Players of...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
"It's my LGBT friends and fans who always said to me, I knew Lady Gaga when," Lady Gaga tells the crowd at NYC Pride Parade 2013's kick-off ceremony. "Well, look who the star is now."...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:43 AM
As a liberal Democrat, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has long been a leader in the gay rights movement, which he likens to the civil rights struggle of the 1960s where he learned his activist style.
He marched in the annual LGBT Pride Parade when it was...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:52 PM
When Christopher Evans became nervous early Sunday morning and told friends to leave the Lakeview bar they were in, right away, he was not acting like himself, friends and family said.
Once outside of Roscoe’s Bar, 3356 N. Halsted St., Evans ran...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Christopher Evans was buying furniture and padding his bank account this summer as he prepared to move from his parents’ Evergreen Park home into an apartment or condo in Chicago, his father said Thursday.
The 25-year-old’s plans were cut...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
A man was found with a stab wound to the back of his head early this morning on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
About 2:15 a.m., police were called to the 700 block of West Sheridan Road after receiving a report of a man lying on the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:27 AM
The CTA announced its rail and bus service changes for Sunday's Pride Parade, which begins at noon and winds between Montrose Avenue and Broadway and Diversey Avenue and Sheridan Road.
In addition to changes because of the parade, some Loop trains...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds With all the recent news about Chicago’s shortcomings, let’s remind ourselves of what we love about this city. My list so far: -The lakefront -Portillo’s -The Sears Tower -Free concerts in Millennium Park -Strolling...