• Chicago is Proud for Obama

    300 Obama for America volunteers marched in the 43rd annual Chicago Pride Parade. The crowd of over 850,000 showed their support by alternating between chants of “four more years” and “fired up, ready to go!”

    “I’m proud to have marched with the LGBT for Obama group today in the Pride Parade. What a wonderful experience.” – Peggy R.

    “There’s so much positive energy and support here, it feels like an Obama rally.” – Mary K.

    If you couldn’t make it to Chicago Pride, check out this slideshow to experience the fun:

    Proud

    Storified by Obama for America IL · Mon, Jun 25 2012 16:28:23

    @OFA_Illinois is ready for #ILPride 2012. Standing with LGBT Americans. #obamapride @nelliebme http://pic.twitter.com/c46lRYJPBrian Gorman
    @BGorman_OFA is ready for #ilpride #obamapride this weekend @OFA_Illinois http://pic.twitter.com/DXm4uMPVNellie B Sires
    @OFA_Illinois rdy for #ilpride jeep packed to the brim w bttns and bfast for marchers thx @jamiecitron @aditihardikar http://pic.twitter.com/8sjXTnUENellie B Sires
    #ilpride http://instagr.am/p/MRh6hFiK0P/traci wile
    .@jaimecitron rallies the #ILPride army http://instagr.am/p/MQ4mmSSvB4/Ryan Gallentine
    #obamapride #ilpride http://instagr.am/p/MRxqfqzD6f/Allan Piper
    Obama for America out in full force! #ILPride #obama2012 #chicagopride @ofa_il http://pic.twitter.com/CPnlUpGcDebbie Chung
    ...and we march #Forward. #ILPride #ObamaPride http://pic.twitter.com/TqAEXqLdSharon Yang
    #ILpride with @ofa_il http://instagr.am/p/MRHq4QET3E/Kayla Benker
    #ILPride http://instagr.am/p/MSDPW3sK6I/Zach Koutsky
    Great time today! #ilpride http://pic.twitter.com/1RvKan3AMichael Lucas
    crowds chant 4 more years as #obama contigent marches by #IlpridePeoplesWorld
    #ilpride #obamapride http://instagr.am/p/MRcYJrzD8z/Allan Piper
    #ILPride lovely day to walk in a parade! #ObamaPride #Obama2012 http://pic.twitter.com/W3ZBjtmUMie
    So proud! #ILPride http://lockerz.com/s/219744976Gillea Allison
    #ilpride http://pic.twitter.com/89n9xwVcAndrew Shuford
    Happy Pride Day!! #LGBTFOROBAMA #ILpride http://pic.twitter.com/lE8cH9RsMarie Harf
    #ILPride @ridiamond Chicago Pride http://pic.twitter.com/wRh6LTnGAndrea Bazan
    Well that was fun. #ilpride #pride2012 http://instagr.am/p/MRHDg1w5yQ/Jeff Gabriel
    #Obama2012 #ObamaPride #ILPride lots to celebrate. #Chicago definitely knows how to celebrate pride. Loving day. http://pic.twitter.com/wU2KkBz4Mie
    #ILPride http://instagr.am/p/MSDHhPsK6C/Zach Koutsky
    #ILpride with incredible #obama crew http://instagr.am/p/MRDTLBI-6U/Nico Probst
    #ilpride #chicago @ Gay Pride Parade 2012 http://instagr.am/p/MQ-1iIBteV/Liz Clark
    New #Obama2012 vols celebrating at #ILpride! http://pic.twitter.com/3z0cXAswJamie Citron
    No better way to celebrate #ILpride than by working to re-elect @barackobama. Happy Pride! http://pic.twitter.com/PVW2p0MYJamie Citron
    #ILpride http://instagr.am/p/MQ6UjHSSGU/Emily Samsel
    with @rgallentine at #ilpride http://instagr.am/p/MQ6_YNOj0i/Greg Diamond
    #ILpride http://instagr.am/p/MQ7KtZwW9i/Kris Vire
    The best day. #ILPride @ Gay Pride Parade 2012 http://instagr.am/p/MRIQ0Sso0e/Julia Prieto
    I'd like to believe our Founders would be happy with events like this. #ilpride @ Alexander Hamilton Statue http://instagr.am/p/MSBjl1htb8/Liz Clark

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