Chicago's Pride Parade is marching this Sunday in its 49th year. The parade looks back at its history for the theme, "Remember the past, create the future." It is the culmination of a month of events planned to honor and celebrate Chicago's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer community.. Chicago Pride Parade. Kaza cites film screenings, music concerts, and roller derby as events that bring out gay women, and she echoes a growing sentiment that Chicago’s modern lesbians don’t feel the need to have a designated lesbian bar. Toni Jr. has worked on LGBT rights, lesbian women's music, as well as with groups such as GLSEN Chicago, Color Triangle, BLAST, and many more. Tommy AvantGarde Avant Garde is part of the South Side "balls" social scene, active on educating Black gay youth on health and cultural issues.