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Chicago tops HRC list for LGBT equality, Naperville ranks last in Illinois
October 22, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its sixth annual Municipality Equality Index (MEI) for 506 U.S. cities, including nine in Illinois. Chicago remains the friendliest city for LGBT Illinoisans, with Naperville at the bottom of the list.

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Al Franken to Jeff Sessions: No Trump official has done more to hurt LGBT people than you
October 22, 2017

Minnesota Senator Al Franken was among the handful of Democrats who grilled Attorney General Jeff Sessions on his record on LGBT rights.

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Chicago venue cancels Milo Yiannopoulos' event after backlash
October 19, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos' Nov. 13 show at the Patio Theater in Portage Park was cancelled Wednesday after fierce backlash and planned protests over the booking of the controversial alt-right author and speaker.

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Trump once joked that Mike Pence 'wants to hang' all gay people
October 18, 2017

In a The New Yorker article, President Donald Trump is quoted as joking that Vice President Mike Pence "wants to hang" all gay people.

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Trump promises anti-LGBT group their views would 'no longer be silenced'
October 13, 2017

President Donald Trump has become the first U.S. president to speak at the Values Voter Summit, an anti-LGBT conference, where on Friday he told the crowd their anti-LGBT views would "no longer be silenced".

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Broadway's Nick Adams to headline Pride Films and Plays' Nov. 6 benefit
October 13, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, Simply Sensational, will feature Broadway musical theater star NICK ADAMS, who originated the role of Adam/Felicia in PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT, in its American premiere on Broadway.

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Facebook, Google, Apple ask Supreme Court to hear gay rights case
October 13, 2017

Facebook, Google and Apple are among the 76 companies asking the Supreme Court to hear a case involving a woman who was fired because she's a lesbian.

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Marathon Memories: Runners prepare to join the prestigious 50 states marathon club
October 12, 2017

Ming Mac ran the 2004 Chicago Marathon, marking his first 26.2-mile journey. He was only planning to run one marathon ever – and boy was it painful in the days after, such that, he couldn't squat because his thighs were so stiff.

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Trump to speak at values voter summit organized by anti-LGBT groups
October 12, 2017

President Donald Trump will speak at this year's Values Voter Summit.

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Orlando installs rainbow crosswalk near Pulse Nightclub, where 49 died
October 12, 2017

The city of Orlando has installed a rainbow-colored crosswalk near a gay nightclub where 49 people died and dozens were wounded when a lone gunman opened fire last year.

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Celebrating Curacao Pride – including an engagement for gay Chicagoans
October 9, 2017

Thomas Teel made a dinner reservation for Sept. 27, at The Pirate Bay at Curacao, a beach club and restaurant situated at Piscadera on the Caribbean island.

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The Legacy Project Phase 6 to honor The Harlem Renaissance, Oct. 15
October 9, 2017

The Legacy Project will celebrate Phase 6 Dedication of Chicago's Award-Winning Legacy Walk Outdoor LGBT History Museum on Sunday, Oct. 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted.

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Documentary on transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson premieres on Netflix
October 8, 2017

Netflix on Friday began streaming a documentary about transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson.

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Milo Yiannopoulos marries boyfriend in Hawaii
October 7, 2017

Conservative Milo Yiannopoulos married his long-time boyfriend in Hawaii.

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Egypt to conduct 'anal exams' on six men who waved a rainbow flag at a pop concert
October 2, 2017

Egyptian authorities have arrested six men accused of waving a rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBT pride, during a pop concert in Cairo and are likely to conduct anal examinations on the suspects.

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AIDS Run & Walk Chicago unites thousands, raises over $400,000
October 1, 2017

More than 2,500 runners, walkers, volunteers raise over $400,000 for 32 organizations that support people living with HIV/AIDS as part of the 16th annual AIDS Run & Walk Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 1.

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Washington Nationals helps gay couple get engaged
October 1, 2017

The crowd at Friday's MLB game in Nationals Park cheered as a gay couple got engaged.

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CDC makes groundbreaking announcement on HIV transmission
October 1, 2017

The United States' Centers for Disease Control has announced that those with an "undetectable" viral load are at "effectively no risk" of sexually transmitting the virus to an HIV-negative partner.

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Musical based on Cher's life coming to Chicago
October 1, 2017

Cher will be taking her life story to the stage, premiering June 12 in Chicago.

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Shortcut app re-shapes the haircut, offering barbers/stylists on-demand, anywhere
September 28, 2017

Irv Slobodskaya often had difficulty getting to the barbershop due to his long work-hours, and didn't find any online booking/reservation systems for barbers near him in New York City. And a last-minute cut was nearly impossible at any of the five barbers he frequented.

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'Will & Grace' returns Thursday, Sept. 28
September 28, 2017

Will & Grace is returning Thursday after eleven years. The hit television series returns to NBC at 9/8 p.m. (CT).

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