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Identity 2004-10-01

identity 2004-10-01

Black Perspectives in Film

The 40th Chicago International Film Festival Black Perspectives' Homecoming will be Sat., Oct. 16, 6 p.m., Northwestern University Thorne Auditorium, 375 East Chicago. The event will honor Robert Townsend, Irma P. Hall, and Harry Lennix. ...
identity 2004-10-01


An Asian American/Pacific Islander LGBT Community Forum will be held Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. The event will be held at Soul Café, 1301 W. Hollywood, and will feature a special guest speaker from GAPIMNY ...
identity 2004-10-01

Sor Juana Fest

The annual Sor Juana Festival, honoring Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, one of Mexico's greatest writers, will be presented by the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Oct. 2-Nov. 21. The Festival also commends Chicago ...
identity 2004-10-01

Festival of Potluck Food

The 9th Festival of Potluck Foods will be 1-5 p.m. Sat., Oct. 10 at the Oak Park Public Library & Scoville Park, 834 Lake Street (6800 west and four full blocks north of Madison by car, and the Oak Park ...
identity 2004-10-01

NaFFAA Delegate Disrupts Keyes

The reality of what I was about to do finally caught up with me as Illinois Republican U.S. Senate candidate Alan Keyes took to the podium to the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) ...
identity 2004-10-01

Thoughts and Ideas

When State Sen. Barack Obama won the Democratic Party's March 2004 primary election to run for U.S. Senate, a vast majority of people in this blue state seemed to understand important issues of our time ...
identity 2004-10-01

What's Your Flava?

I've often identified myself as a butch/stud lesbian, in this column, and have shared certain aspects of how our sub-culture thinks and lives. Personally, I don't need a label to define myself, but others can ...
Knuckles Honored in Chicago

Knuckles Honored in Chicago

By Cleve Adkins History was made in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 25—at least in the eyes of those fans around the world who are drawn to the pulsating sounds of 'house music.' In the company of ...
identity 2004-10-01

MUNDO 'De-mente' Jotorreando

Octubre es el mes elegido por la comunidad GLBT para 'Salir del Clóset', ese momento cuando alguien se arma de valor y declara al mundo que su orientación sexual no es precisamente heterosexual. A partir ...
Working It Out with DJ Kio

Working It Out with DJ Kio

Take one look at DJ Kio Kio (given name: Carlo Chiocchio) and you'll understand why OUT Magazine chose him as the hottest spinner in the country. Windy City Times/Identity recently talked with the provocative Ontario ...
identity 2004-10-01

A Forum on Religion in the 2004 Elections

On Oct. 12, the Interfaith Alliance Foundation hosts a Chicago Election Year Forum at 7 p.m., the Hard Rock Hotel, 230 N. Michigan Ave. It is free. Among the speakers is Patrick Guerriero, executive director, ...
identity 2004-10-01

Gerber/Hart Gala

Gerber/Hart Library and Honorary Chair Ann Christophersen will be Making History/ Creating Community, by hosting the library's annual autumn benefit evening and gala. This year's event will be held on Sat., Oct. 2 at the ...


The annual gala benefit for the Test Positive Aware Network attracted a wide variety of supporters. The awards were bittersweet, with the passage just a few weeks ago of Executive Director Charles Clifton, a popular leader ...
Jai: Queer Eye on the Future

Jai: Queer Eye on the Future

By Emmanuel Garcia Right now, Jai Rodriguez is the Culture Vulture on Bravo's hit show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, but soon he'll be rock'n your iPod with his new studio album. Although it might ...
identity 2004-10-01

Intersex Awareness Day

Intersex Activist & Educator Lynnell Stephani Long presents, 'Educating from the Heart!' an Intersex presentation in honor of Intersex Awareness Day, Tuesday, Oct., 26, 2004, 7 p.m. at Gerber/Hart Library, 1127 W. Granville Ave. Intersex ...
identity 2004-10-01

Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Chicago Commission on Human Relations' Advisory Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues has named the 2004 list of individuals and organizations selected for inclusion in the world's only known municipally-sponsored hall of ...
identity 2004-10-01

Lavenderpop Greeting Cards

Lavenderpop Greeting Cards ( is a dynamic line of cards created for same-gender-loving, LGBT people of African descent, their friends, families and allies. Lavenderpop Cards, by Otis Richardson, offer a diverse mix of cards for everyday ...
identity 2004-10-01

Identity/WCT Film Fest Screening

Windy City Times and Identity present a special screening of a gay-related film at the Chicago Film Fest this month. Cachorro (Bear Cub USA, 2004), directed by Luis Miguel Albaladejo from Spain is a moving ...
Amigas' 9th

Amigas' 9th

Amigas Latinas celebrated its 9th Anniversary with a summer salsa dance Aug. 27 at Casa Puertorriqueña. Photos by Mel Ferrand. ...
identity 2004-10-01

SPIRITUALITY Purrfectly Speaking

WHEW!! I am one tired puppy. Do you have any idea how difficult it is to be an employee on the rise while having to be on the defense; president of your own company; creator of eCourses that are meant to ...
identity 2004-10-01

SPIRITUALITY Rev. Wayne Bradley

After my first column back in February, the first response to it came from Rev. Wayne Bradley of The First Congregational Church of Forest Glen U.C.C. Though I had not met Rev. Bradley, he seemed ...
identity 2004-10-01

GCC Exec Takes Responsibility in Loss of Funds

After failing to complete and submit the required documents for the renewal of a federal grant for HIV prevention work by the deadline, and with funds all but depleted, the Greater Chicago Committee (GCC), 4549 W. ...
identity 2004-10-01

National Latin Gay Group LLEGO Folds

By Joe Crea Officials with the National Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Organization abruptly shut down the organization a few weeks ago, laying off all 14 of its employees in the face of a $700,000 ...

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