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Where To Party This Weekend Like The Supreme Court Just Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jun 26, 2015 10:00PM

With Chicago's Pride Parade just around the corner, we can't think of a better time to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling that same-sex marriage is legal under the Constitution.

We've rounded up a shortlist of some of our favorite ways you can celebrate marriage equality in Chicago this weekend through Sunday's 46th Annual Pride Parade.

30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes The Neo-Futurists' annual show, is playing Friday June 26 and Saturday, June 27 at 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $25 with all proceeds going to The Night Ministry.

Pride & Joy The Center on Halsted is hosting this party in collaboration with the Gay & Lesbian Hall of Fame Friday June 26 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include two drink tickets.

Chicago Dyke March The annual Chicago Dyke March is returning to Humboldt Park this Saturday, June 27, to celebrate grassroots queer culture with a march and party in the park. Think of it as a quieter, less-corporate version of Lakeview's parade. The march begins at 2:30 p.m. at the southwest corner of Western Avenue and Division Street and ends in the park.

Backlot Bash The 12th Annual Backlot Bash, Andersonville's annual women's only festival, is back June 26, 27 and 28 on North Clark Street. Ruby Rose of recent Orange Is the New Black fame, will be DJing Sunday.

Chicago Pride Parade The 46th Annual Chicago Pride Parade kicks off at noon Sunday, June 28 at Montrose Avenue and winds its way down Halsted Street and Broadway through Buena Park, Lakeview and Lincoln Park. This year the parade Grand Marshal is country singer Ty Herndon. Word is the Stanley Cup will be making an appearance.

Pride North Rogers Park gets its very own Pride bash Sunday June 28 at Pride North. Located on Glenwood Avenue off the Morse Red Line, the party will feature live music and DJs from noon to 2 a.m.

And if you want to keep the party going after this weekend, have a look at our list of the Best LGBTQ Nightlife.