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The parliament of Spain's Basque region extended the legal rights of marriage to unmarried same-sex and opposite-sex couples May 7. All matrimonial rights—including those related to adoption, taxation and health ...
enlavida 2003-04-01


On April 25 at the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th S., there was a Cesar E. Chavez stamp unveiling ceremony. Akinyinka O. Akinyele, Chicago District Manager, was the stamp dedication official. Joining Akinyele ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Nilo Cruz Works Wins Pulitzer, Comes to Chicago

Lanford Wilson, Tony Kushner, Tennessee Williams ... it's no big deal for a gay playwright to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The wonder is that any straight playwright has ever won it! But this year's ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Homo Say WHAT!?

Mi Papi

Mi Papi. I remember being younger and sneaking through the Sears catalog looking at all the white men in nice clothes and thinking to myself—I wish he was my dad. I would see television shows and ...
enlavida 2003-04-01


Mexico City was expected to see its First Lesbian March on March 21. Around 1,000 participants were expected to parade from the Monument to the Revolution to the Zocalo, the political epicenter of Mexico. In a ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Amigas Latinas & Association of Latin Men for Action Present Baile Primavera

The Association of Latin Men for Action (ALMA) and Amigas Latinas collaborate once again to present their second annual Spring Salsa Dance, Baile Primavera, Friday, April 11, 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Casa Puertorriqueña, 1237 N. California ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Tech 'n Effect

This past January, the trendsetting International Consumer Electronics Show took place in Las Vegas. As you can probably guess, the items this year were faster, smaller and smarter than ever. Almost 100,000 of the general public ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Homo Say WHAT!? Freedom

I recently had an argument with my boyfriend about money, which molded itself—not on purpose—into a conversation about my freedom. Here is where my story begins. Growing up in a working-class, lower-income immigrant family, I was ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

LLEGÓ Marks National LGBT Health Awareness Week

Since the first U.S. warning on June 5, 1981, more than 750,000 cases of AIDS have been reported in the U.S., and almost half a million Americans have died of the disease. Twenty years later, AIDS ...
Aldo Castillo Wins Award

Aldo Castillo Wins Award

March 12, 2003 was an exciting evening for the Aldo Castillo Gallery as they accepted the River North Association's Spring Fling 2003 Business of the Year Award. The ceremony, held at Bob Chinn's Crabhouse, attracted about ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

AIDS Activist Contreras Dies at age 33

Working in the field of HIV/AIDS and spending tireless hours passing out condoms, teaching others about prevention and writing proposals for programs, you never stop to realize that death can loom around you, taking the life ...
Horizons' Interim ED Brings Puerto Rican Flavor

Horizons' Interim ED Brings Puerto Rican Flavor

It's not easy running a non-profit. Perhaps that's evident given a flurry of changes at both Horizons and MOIP, with the departures of former executive directors Frank Oldham and Brandon Armani. But in an effort to ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Sunday Latin night at @mosphere in Andersonville, 5355 N. Clark.

Sunday Latin night at @mosphere in Andersonville, 5355 N. Clark. Pics by Sukie de la Croix ...
Literary Exchange 14th annual International Women's Day Dance

Literary Exchange 14th annual International Women's Day Dance

Literary Exchange sponsored the 14th annual International Women's Day Dance. Pics by Tracy Baim ...
PBS to Release 'American Family' on DVD

PBS to Release 'American Family' on DVD

Edward James Olmos Speaks with En La Vida

After a successful first season on PBS, American Family, starring Edward James Olmos and Raquel Welch, will be heading to the world of DVD starting April 29. For new viewers it's a chance to meet this ...
enlavida 2003-04-01

Latino Festival in Chicago April 4-16

The 19th Chicago Latino Film Festival showcases more than 100 short and feature-length films and videos of all genres from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States. The 19th Festival will pay homage to the ...
Colon Over Colom

Colon Over Colom

BY TRACY BAIM Dr. Ron Sable paved the way, as did the successful campaigns of state Rep. Larry McKeon and judges Tom Chiola and Sebastion Patti. On Feb. 25, Chicagoans elected the first openly gay alderman ...


Photos from this year's Brazilian Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Photos by Pedro Stephan ...

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