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Mattachine Society to organize protests at the United Nations and the White Housein On Saturday, June 27,Chicago Gay Liberation organized a march  from Washington Square Park "Bughouse Square" to the Water Tower at the intersection of Michigan and Chicago avenues, which was the route originally planned, and then many of the participants spontaneously marched on to the Civic Center now Richard J. Subsequent Chicago parades have been held on the last Sunday of June, coinciding with the date of many similar parades elsewhere.