While an official decision regarding the fate of the Chicago Pride Parade is still in limbo, area officials say the added security measures along the route caused a notable difference in Pride-related mayhem in 2015.
Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the 46th annual Chicago Pride Parade as spectators crowded the streets, rooftops and balconies from Uptown to Boystown to celebrate gay pride on Sunday.
A record number of participants took part in the 34th annual Proud to Run race Saturday morning.
"Often when we’re somewhere, that place is informing our writing. I think the idea of movement, the constant propulsion through time and space, really does inspire."
"We are looking to give a sort of icon to the queer community. It’s vitally important that he’s a gay man in the book. I can’t discount that."
"It's going to be one of those parties that will stay in people's head and memories for a long time!"