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Identity 2004-08-01

identity 2004-08-01


In the early 1990s, Leslie Feinberg wrote the book, Stone Butch Blues, which many people thought was a biography of Leslie's life. Although, if I recall, Leslie never agreed that the book was a biography, ...
Knuckles annual Independence Day bash

Knuckles annual Independence Day bash

D/E Entertainment's Frankie Knuckles annual Independence Day bash at the House of Blues (DJ Frankie pictured). Photo Peter Mavrik ...
identity 2004-08-01

Not all Bisexuals Are a Menace to Lesbian Culture

Several years ago, an ex invited me to a private party that changed my perception of bisexual wimyn. It also provided me with a fuller understanding of sistahs living double lives, i.e., the 'DL.' Of ...
Black Pride '04

Black Pride '04

Among the events during Windy City Black Pride weekend was Pow Wow's National Black Pride Poetry Slam. From left; 1st-place winner E. Nina Jay; Sue Connolly of Northern Trust (sponsors of the event), 2nd-place winner ...


Pride Weekend is also the time for 'The Rocks' party at Montrose and the lake. Photos by Tracy Baim ...
Caracas: Sneaking into the Chapel Through the Back Door

Caracas: Sneaking into the Chapel Through the Back Door

Pictured Symbolic blessing in Caracas. Tamara Adrian at her law office. Elena Hernaíz and Ana Margaríta Rojas at their home. Photos by César Rojas. Gay marriage is sweeping the planet. That might be true in isolated ...
identity 2004-08-01

MUNDO 'De-mente' Cupido entro al Zoologico

Una vecina mía de hace ya tiempo tenía un perro llamado 'Comotú' (¡En serio, así se llamaba!), por las noches el canino aullaba como loco y durante el día gustaba de espantar con sus ladridos ...
Inspirational Reading

Inspirational Reading

Herndon Davis was recently in Chicago to talk about a new book he has written, Black, Gay and Christian, An Inspirational Guidebook to Daily Living. Upon reading it and understanding why it was written, I developed ...
identity 2004-08-01


A Common Bond is a support network for ex or current LGBT Jehovah's Witnesses. ACB is safe place to explore LGBT/JW issues. Interested? 708-504-2813 or Confidentiality assured. ...
identity 2004-08-01

LLEGÓ Confab

LLEGO, the national Latino/a organization, hosts its annual conference in Seattle Oct. 7-10, 2004. El Encuentro is a one-of-a-kind event designed to organize, mobilize and empower the Latino LGBT community through a series of workshops, ...
identity 2004-08-01

Or Chadash Classes

Congregation Or Chadash, Chicago's only GLBT synagogue, is holding a two-session mini-course in August, 'Kabbalah: A Quick Dip in the Ocean.' The course will be an introduction to the Jewish Mystical Tradition of Kabbalah, and ...


Marshall Field's Glamorama goers will be amazed by the power and grace of the goddess as Marshall Field's raises fashion and entertainment to its highest level in 2004. This year's Glamorama will take place at ...
identity 2004-08-01

We Too Believe

Candace Chellew-Hodge, editor of

Recently, I discovered a powerful voice for GLBT people of faith on a Web site The online magazine just celebrated its eight-year anniversary as a positive voice for GLBT Christians using scripture to back ...
identity 2004-08-01

Purrfectly Speaking

Happy August! I'm sharing with you again and I hope that it will give someone else a spark of courage. You know how I am always speaking about knowing what makes you happy, what makes your spirit sing and then following ...
identity 2004-08-01

Tony and Sherri Movin' on Up

Sherri Jackson, a community activist and contributing editor to Identity (formerly Blacklines) is leaving Chicago. Sherri will be moving to Richmond, Va., to pursue a Masters of Divinity at Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology ...
identity 2004-08-01

Latin Pride Fest

The Latin Pride Foundation's 6th Annual Latin Pride Los Angeles Festival will take place in Downtown Los Angeles, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 4-5, 2004 during Labor Day Weekend. E-mail ...
identity 2004-08-01

National Black Lesbian Conference

The Zuna Institute board of directors has selected Dallas as the location for its 3rd Annual National Black Lesbian Conference (NBLC). Themed 'Taking Charge: Health, Community and Family,' the conference will have workshops and forums ...

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