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Identity 2008-08-01

identity 2008-08-01

Gene Siskel Film Center presents 14th Annual Black Harvest

International Festival of Film and Video, August 1-28

From a Gene Siskel Film Center News Release, July 31, 2008 : The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago presents its 14th Annual Black Harvest International Festival of Film ...
identity 2008-08-01

Rain does not dampen Latina/o Pri

A steady downpour threatened to cancel the third annual Latina/o Pride, held July 20 in Humboldt Park. But the clouds eventually cleared, and revelers gathered around their grills and, later, a performance stage to celebrate ...
identity 2008-08-01

Minority workshop focuses on LGBTQ families

LGBTQ families are frequently non-normative, and not just because they're headed by queer people. Queer families may consist of single women raising children with sperm donors who maintains links with their offspring. Two men might raise ...
identity 2008-08-01

Force loses finals in overtime

Laurie Frederick, CEO for the Independent Women's Football League (IWFL ) , said it best when she addressed both teams in the Tier One National Championship game and the overflow crowd at the Holmgren Athletic Complex ...

ALMA: "Dancing on the Deck"

Attendees enjoyed themselves during the Association of Latino Men for Action's (ALMA s ) " Dancing on the Deck " boat cruise, which took place July 11. The event, which departed from Navy Pier, featured a ...
identity 2008-08-01

Report: Races see gays differently

African Americans are more likely than whites (65 percent vs. 53 percent ) to oppose marriage equality for gays and lesbians. They "are virtually the only constituency in the country that has not become more supportive ...
identity 2008-08-01

Black prides: Two for one

Black pride had a twist for Chicago's African-American LGBT community this year, because, in a rare development, there were two pride celebrations over the Fourth of July weekend. Apparently, this also happened several years ago ...
identity 2008-08-01

Citywide Pride: Talk focuses on diversity and inclusion

There exists today a panoply of services and staff training resources to aid companies in ensuring that their workplaces achieve mandated diversity requirements. But do these help or hinder a corporation, and how does the notion ...
Bobby Blake bares all

Bobby Blake bares all

A decade ago, Bobby Blake was known as one of the top African-American superstars (if not the top one) in the world of gay porn. Last week, Blake a bisexual businessman and minister who was in ...
identity 2008-08-01

Views: Black Pride parties to a different beat

What started out in Washington, D.C., as the only Black Gay Pride event in the country in 1990 has grown to more than 35 gatherings nationwide? Starting in April and going through October of each year, ...

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