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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 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...

Two girls with wavy brown hair and sunglasses stand nose to nose. The shoulders and chins of other crowd members are visible in the foreground, with a rainbow across the top left and bottom right corners.

Evanston Pride Celebrations to take place Saturday after rain cancellations in June

July 14, 2021

Evanston Pride Celebrations will take place this Saturday after Evanston Pride Inc. postponed two of its events late last month following multiple severe weather and tornado warnings.  The Pride Celebration...

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