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Identity 2004-09-01

Spike: He's Gotta Have It

Spike: He's Gotta Have It

Filmmaker Spike Lee is at it again—tackling corporate greed and putting a new spin on the battle of the sexes with his new film She Hate Me. He's never been afraid to name names, explore areas ...
J.C. Carter—New and Improved Muscle Man and 40-Something

J.C. Carter—New and Improved Muscle Man and 40-Something

{pcitured Porn star veteran returns to the foray with more muscles and even loftier goals Just when you thought the very handsome and sexually versatile porn movie star J.C. Carter had packed it in, out he ...
New Exhibition by Juarez Hawkins

New Exhibition by Juarez Hawkins

Chicago lesbian artist Juarez Hawkins' first solo exhibit, Wimmin's Work, is at the African-American Cultural Center, University of Illinois at Chicago (Circle Campus), Room 207, Addams Hall (2nd floor). 'I've been working with household ...
'Soy' Maria Conchita Alonso!

'Soy' Maria Conchita Alonso!

J.Lo may be the Latina star who makes the most headlines today, but long before she first walked down the aisle, another Latina was paving the way. Maria Conchita Alonso was born in Cuba and ...
identity 2004-09-01

MUNDO 'De-mente'


Hoy les platicare de Juventino, mi primer amigo gay a quien conocí en el que fue también mi primer trabajo oficial -una esquina en la calle Sulliban... (es broma, ok!)-. Bueno, el día que nos presentaron ...
Affinity Jazz N July benefit

Affinity Jazz N July benefit

Photos at the annual Affinity Jazz N July benefit by Mel Ferrand and Tracy Baim ...
Mike Ruiz

Mike Ruiz

Even if you haven't seen Mike Ruiz, you probably have seen his handiwork. Although he has been in front of the camera (including the critically acclaimed gay film Latin Boys Go to Hell and the TV ...
identity 2004-09-01

Thoughts and Ideas

Acclaimed film producer Michael Moore broke all records for popularity for a documentary movie with Fahrenheit 9-11. Cultural conservatives successfully blocked CBS-TV from broadcasting a biography of Ronald Reagan ...
identity 2004-09-01

Homophobia & The 'Stupid Statement'

The 'Stupid-Statement,' expressed: 'What you do is your business (or your thang), just don't bring it to me.' The majority of you should know what I'm talking about. If not, here it is: You've gotten ...
identity 2004-09-01

Underground Techniques

CD Releases

Back To Love 03.04 - Various Artists (Hed Kandi) School may be out but Hed Kandi releases some classic summer sessions, so pull out your books and take note. Let's take a step back to 1989 when Janet Jackson's 'Rhythm Nation ...
identity 2004-09-01

A.A.P.I.: Unsafe Sex among Gay Asian Males?

Addressing HIV/AIDS risk among Asian American/Pacific Islander (AA/PI) Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) can be a challenge. Several cultural factors and misperceptions within the general AA/PI community and mainstream gay community cause most ...
identity 2004-09-01

Purrfectly Speaking

Thanks for all of the responses to last month's article. It's nice to know that the readers are able to relate to the articles and then take the time to respond. It means a lot to me and definitely lets me ...
LA Latin Pride

LA Latin Pride

At the annual LA Latin Pride Parade and rally.

1 Volunteers with Bienestar, HIV services agency for the Latino community. 2 One of the biggest political issues in LA is immigration reform, in particular with Latino maintenance workers. Waving rainbow colored feather dusters, these ...
identity 2004-09-01

LCCP/HBHC Join Forces

[ A more detailed report on this topic appears in the Aug. 4 Windy City Times, available at the link below. It includes extensive response from LCCP supporters and past board members. ] The Lesbian ...
identity 2004-09-01

SPIRITUALITY: Approaching Kabbalah

If you are like me, you have heard of Kabbalah but are not exactly sure of the origin, message, and mystical traditions of the faith. I wanted to know more. Upon connecting with Stephen Weiser ...
TPAN E.D. Charles Clifton Dies

TPAN E.D. Charles Clifton Dies

Charles Clifton, executive director of Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago, has died. He was 45. Clifton was a well-respected and well-liked activist and leader within the gay community, and he lectured often on gay history ...

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