Chicago Pride Parade steps off for the first time since 2019 amid concerns over future of LGBTQ+ rights

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — With rainbow flags adorning the streets around Montrose Avenue and Broadway Street and rainbow-clad people staking claims to sidewalk spots near colorful floats, it became official: The annual Chicago Pride Parade was back. The parade was canceled the past two years due to COVID-19 restrictions. But at noon Sunday it returned, stepping off in the Uptown neighborhood. It will end at the corner of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park, traversing its traditional route along Broadway and Halsted Street. “People keep telling me how excited they are,” Tim Frye, the parade’s o…

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