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The 2019 parade, under the theme "Stonewall 50: Millions of Moments of Pride", will honor the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, an event that served as a catalyst for the gay liberation movement.Related: A look back at the Chicago Pride Parade: 1970 - 2018"This year's parade is special because it's the 50th anniversary," parade coordinator Richard Pfeiffer told GoPride.com. "We have some new surprise entries, along with multiple Grand Marshals, which is new this year."Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the city's...

And yet, in spite of the seemingly stagnant waters, there were tell-tell signs of a maelstrom stirring, as two months after Stonewall a raid at the Annex bar prompted a scuffle between patrons and police – at the time it was unheard of for Chicago gays to resist arrest. In another development, a University of Chicago student named Henry Weimoff started a Gay Liberation group on campus.Over the cold winter of 1969/1970 the topic of homosexuality pervaded the local media:...

The annual parade has traditionally featured one Honorary Grand Marshal, such as actor George Takei (2006), actress Alexandra Billings (2009), country singer Chely Wright (2010), former NFL player Wade Davis (2013), and professional boxer Orlando Cruz (2018), to name a few.For the first time, there will be an Honorary Grand Marshal, still to be announced, plus a Youth Grand Marshal, several Legacy Grand Marshals and an Organizational Grand Marshal.Molly Pinta, the 12-year-old middle school student who lobbied to have...

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