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Pride Parade attendees celebrate Supreme Court decision, growing support

Pride Parade attendees celebrate Supreme Court decision, growing support

As businesses, schools and public officials donned rainbow colors, flung beads and danced on floats at Chicago's Pride Parade Sunday, attendees marveled at how far acceptance of the LGBT community has come since the city's first parade 46 years ago. Two days after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, Ky Dickens stood along Broadway Avenue in Uptown pointing and cheering with her wife, Kaisa Dickens and their 1-year-old daughter, Harlow. Events like this parade are important, Dickens said, because they are part of the reason the couple can finally travel without worrying what would happen if one needed to go to a hospital in a state that did not recognize...

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