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Identity 2010-06-01

E. Patrick Johnson talks about 'Sweet Tea'

E. Patrick Johnson talks about 'Sweet Tea'

When E. Patrick Johnson conceived his book Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South—An Oral History, he did not think the project would ever extend beyond the printed word. Published by the University of North ...
identity 2010-06-01

Chicago Free Press closes

Kerrie Kennedy, managing editor of the local LGBT publication Chicago Free Press (CFP ) , sent an e-mail out Monday, May 3, announcing that the publication was folding after a decade of publishing. The statement read, ...
identity 2010-06-01

Jody Watley show moved to June 25

The Jody Watley concert originally scheduled for Friday, April 30, at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King, has been moved to Friday, June 25, at the same venue, according to Tickets previously purchased ...
Tribute to Renae Ogletree

Tribute to Renae Ogletree

Hundreds of friends and family turned out for a memorial for Chicago lesbian activist and youth advocate Renae Ogletree. The event, held at the Chicago History Museum May 1, featured music, dance, and emotional comments from ...
Amigas' quinceanera

Amigas' quinceanera

Amigas Latinas celebrated its 15-year anniversary with a quinceaƱera May 1 with its annual Siempre Latina gala at Center on Halsted. More than 150 supporters, mostly women, witnessed an awards program that included a drag king ...
identity 2010-06-01

NEW! Five Worth Finding

—"Terrified" by Katherine McPhee and Zachary Levi: Everyone knows that American Idol alum McPhee can blow, but who knew that Levi (who stars on the TV show Chuck) had chops? They collaborate on this sweet ballad, ...
Local activist Earl 'Peacock' Battles dies

Local activist Earl 'Peacock' Battles dies

Earl "Peacock" Battles—an outspoken individual known for his longtime activism—died May 19, according to the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC ) website. He was 56. Battles was engaged in numerous advocacy and outreach groups in the ...
identity 2010-06-01

Red Stars fire coach

From a News Release

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago Red Stars of Women's Professional Soccer announced May 24 that they have relieved Emma Hayes from her head coaching and director of operations duties. The search for a new head coach begins immediately. ...
identity 2010-06-01

Gender JUST gets CPS win

From a News Release

After a series of escalating direct-actions to demand that Chicago Public Schools (CPS ) immediately implement a grievance procedure for students who experience violence in the school system, Gender JUST youth with the Safe & Affirming ...
identity 2010-06-01

The White House's Pride Month Proclamation

From a News Release

As Americans, it is our birthright that all people are created equal and deserve the same rights, privileges, and opportunities. Since our earliest days of independence, our Nation has striven to fulfill that promise. An important ...
identity 2010-06-01

Malawi gay couple pardoned

Bingu wa Mutharika, the president of Malawi, has pardoned Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, the gay couple who had been sentenced to 14 years in prison after being convicted of unnatural acts and gross indecency, ...
identity 2010-06-01

Task force talks trans issues, Be-ALL Trans conference

The "T" in LGBT could, arguably, be the foundation of a new acronym that includes, well, any and everybody. That's because the transgender ("T" ) community spans all genders, sexual orientations and lifestyles. That was the ...
identity 2010-06-01

Panel votes for ADAP waiting list

A state advisory panel took a huge step May 21 in the financial battle for more than 4,000 low-income Illinois residents with HIV/AIDS. The panel voted to urge Illinois to immediately close the AIDS Drug Assistance ...
Gutierrez: Gays are in immigration bill

Gutierrez: Gays are in immigration bill

As Arizona's immigration saga drags on, a more pluralistic kind of immigration reform is gaining momentum in Chicago, and it's giving LGBT families hope for a brighter future. At a press conference on May 24 at ...

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