Jennifer Hudson says she's “excited” to headline Chicago Pride Fest, the Windy City's annual 2-day street festival which takes place the weekend before the city's annual Pride Parade in June.

The 32-year-old Hudson discussed her Saturday, June 21 performance with

When asked, “How would you describe what your LGBT fans mean to you?” Hudson replied: “Oh, my God! I would have to say everything. That's where I started. I always say it was the gay community that loved me first. It feels good to come full circle and get back into that. I am so excited!”

“Chicago is home. Obviously, family, and it's all I know. I don't care where I go in the world, there is no place like home. Every time I come home, I get to come home to Chicago.”

Hudson added that she would love - “with bells on, honey” – to be a guest judge on Logo's RuPaul's Drag Race.

Also scheduled to appear in Chicago next month are Alex Newell, Mya, Thelma Houston and Betty Who.