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Identity 2005-05-01

identity 2005-05-01

Pointer Sisters at AFC

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago's Not Just Song & Dance: I'm So Excited gala features The Pointer Sisters. The black-tie event will commence with a festive cocktail reception at 6 p.m. on May 7 at ...
identity 2005-05-01

Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Asian Health Coalition of Illinois, on behalf of The Banyan Tree Project, has claimed May 19, 2005 as the first national Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To commemorate this historic event, which ...
Playwright Kaufman's 'Own Life'

Playwright Kaufman's 'Own Life'

By José Orozco From his play about Oscar Wilde's judicial persecution, Gross Indecency: The Trials of Oscar Wilde, to his play and subsequent film The Laramie Project, which explored the murder of Matthew Shepard, to ...
Caribbean LGBT Writers Discuss Their Craft

Caribbean LGBT Writers Discuss Their Craft

On April 16, writers and artists of Caribbean origin descended on the University of Chicago campus for a symposium hosted by the Lesbian and Gay Studies Project (LGSP) . Interactive panel discussions and some spoken-word ...
identity 2005-05-01

LGBT Religious Archives Network Annual Dinner & Program

'Sex, Religion and Orality: Profits & Perils of Oral History' will be the focus of the LGBT Religious Archives Network's third anniversary dinner and program on Friday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the McGiffert ...
identity 2005-05-01

El poder del Internet en Latinoamerica

Según los Estados Unidos se mueve a una política derechista, y un fervor religioso se apodera de la nación Norte Americana, nuestros vecinos al sur del Río Grande están reaccionando diferentemente. Anteriormente aislados del resto ...
identity 2005-05-01

The Power of the Internet in Latin America

By Carlos T. Mock, MD As the United States moves to the right and religious fervor is taking over our country, our neighbors to the South are reacting differently. Once isolated from the rest of ...
identity 2005-05-01

La Grandeza de un Papa

La masas ya esta alabando, tal vez prematuramente, del Papa Juan Pablo II como el mejor papa del siglo XX. Como reino por 26 anos, la mayoría de estas personas nunca conocieron a otro papa. ...
International Women's Month dance party photos

International Women's Month dance party photos

Women's Month Photos by Mel Ferrand Images from the Literary Exchange's International Women's Month dance party. ...
identity 2005-05-01

Purrfectly Authentic

Living Purrfectly Authentic™ is not as easy as one would like for it to be. Discovering who you are, spending quiet introspective time wrestling with the constant thoughts and memories in your head of lives ...
identity 2005-05-01

Pope Choice Seen as Anti-Gay

The Human Rights Campaign pointed to years of statements by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the newly elected pope, in expressing concern about the Catholic Church's future treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. 'We hope ...
identity 2005-05-01

Spirituality: GLBT Catholics

People from around the world mourned the passing of Pope John Paul II. His funeral was one of the largest gatherings of our time, as Catholics and people touched by his life's work gathered for ...
identity 2005-05-01

Windy City Pride Returns

The Windy City Pride organization (formerly The Windy City Black Pride) has become the largest gay, non-profit Pride event in the Midwest for people of color. The events have been held under various names since ...
identity 2005-05-01

HRC Sports Ads Timed for Boxing Film

The Human Rights Campaign unveiled a new TV ad that debuted in targeted cities in late April before the USA cable network broadcast Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story, based on actual events about ...
Boxer elected VP of Stonewall Veterans Association

Boxer elected VP of Stonewall Veterans Association

Pictured is 6-time world boxing champion Emile Griffith, who holds one of boxings' unbreakable records. He has fought more title fight rounds (339) than any other world champion in history. Griffith was elected Vice President of ...
identity 2005-05-01

GLAAD and Mexico Media Meet

A historic meeting between gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender activists and Televisa, Spanish-language media's largest television network, in Mexico City April 12 has set the stage for future collaboration, according to GLAAD People of Color ...
identity 2005-05-01

Nepal: Police Attack Transgender

Police in Kathmandu attacked a group of transgender people in April, underscoring the vulnerability of all Nepalese to police abuse since King Gyanendra seized direct power in February and suspended most civil liberties, Human Rights ...


PicturedMaryanne Cassera (aka Johnny Mozzarella) . The Woman Warrior Festival is a biennial event, presented by the Center for Asian Arts and Media of Columbia College Chicago, celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of Asian and Pacific ...
identity 2005-05-01

An Interview with George Brown

When I sat down to talk with George Brown, my first question was 'Who is George Brown?' I had not seen George Brown out and about on the scene: and then suddenly in February 2005 he overcame some stiff competition ...
identity 2005-05-01


Writer Toni Morrison, the first Black woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, will deliver the 2005 Leon Forrest Lecture Monday, May 2, at Northwestern University. In more than a dozen novels, plays and ...
identity 2005-05-01

Mundo De-mente Penoso Adios al Papa

La iglesia católica es parte importante en nuestras familias, se hace presente desde que nacemos y se extiende al momento mismo de la muerte, cuando en los funerales el cura agita el agua bendita sobre ...
identity 2005-05-01

F.Y.I.: Ask the Chat Daddy

Where Is the Love? I often stop and remind myself that there is no greater thing than love. Webster defines love as: A strong affection for another. I beg to differ. I feel we have gotten away from the honest, ...
Center on Halsted gala

Center on Halsted gala

Hundreds attended the Center on Halsted benefit, which honored Mayor Daley, Michael Leppen, Equality Illinois, Polk Bros. Foundation and Dr. David Lochman. Martha Wash (far right) performed. Photos by Tracy Baim and Mel Ferrand ...

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