Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


A man holding giant scissors snips a large, sparkly rainbow ribbon held by others on either side. Posters depicting pride flags and slogans hang along a fence in the background.

Evanston Pride adopts park, provides place of solidarity for LGBTQIA+ community

October 6, 2022

Decked out in rain ponchos and rainbow gear, a crowd of onlookers cheered as members of Evanston Pride snipped a glittery ribbon Thursday night, marking the official adoption of the city’s first Pride...

A drawing of a brown-colored business with the sign “open” — and the Pride flag below it — both plastered on the window.

Queer-owned businesses in Evanston focus on positive customer experiences separate from sexual identities

August 8, 2022

Evanston hosted its annual Pride Month celebration this June with a series of events including parades and happy hours. But Pride isn’t just celebrated one month a year. For some local, queer-owned...

Community members gathered outside the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center on Sunday to honor transgender lives lost in the past year.

Community members gather, reflect on lost lives at Evanston Pride candle light ceremony

June 13, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of death of LGBTQ+ people. Evanston residents slowly walked among lit candles, scattering petals from their roses in a quiet, contemplative ceremony commemorating...

Hands wave various pride flags on top of a rainbow confetti background.

Carnations, cocktails and queens: How Evanston plans to ring in Pride Month

May 25, 2022

As Pride Month approaches in June, Evanston is getting ready to celebrate. From car parades to youth engagement opportunities and events recognizing the hard-won battles of LGBTQ+ activists, local residents...

Two women embrace, their mouths nearly kissing as they smile. Rainbow flags are drawn on to the photo, framing the women.

Evanston Pride to host National Coming Out Day storytelling event

October 8, 2021

Evanston Pride and FEW Spirits will host a space for community members Monday to share their coming out stories on National Coming Out Day, according to a news release.  Oct. 11 will mark the 33rd...

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