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blacklines 2002-10-01

Candlelight Vigil Set for Trans Day

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m., a candlelight vigil will be held at the Thompson Center Plaza, 100 W. Randolph St. The event is part of a nationally coordinated Transgender Day of Remembrance to be ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

Shepard March to Focus on Rights for Trans

With this year's murder rate of transgendered and gender-variant people running ahead of any previously recorded year, the 4th Matthew Shepard March Against Anti-Gay Hate Sat., Oct. 5 will focus on the need to oppose anti-trans ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

Hall of Fame

Oct. 15

Mark your calendars for the 2002 city Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5:30 p.m., Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph. Individuals inducted this year: Amigas latinas co-founder Evette Cardona; writer C.C. Carter; ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

South Africa OKs Gay Adoption

South Africa's Constitutional Court ruled Sept. 10 that gay couples have the right to adopt children. The court based its ruling on the nation's post-apartheid constitution, which bans outright all discrimination based on sexual orientation ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

Beenie Man Denies Homophobia

Jamaican reggae star Beenie Man says he's not a homophobe, reported Sept. 10. The British activist group OutRage! called a boycott of Beenie's new single, "Feel It Boy," a duet with Janet Jackson, charging that ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

West Side Activists Celebrates 70th

A group of well-wishers as diverse as the many interests and issues for which she has championed throughout her life honored West Side legend Brenetta Howell Barrett recently at Malcolm X College. The celebration not only ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

ONYX: Brothers in 'Black' Celebration

The Men of ONYX Inc., known throughout Chicago and other cities like Atlanta, New York and Detroit, as a brotherhood of leather-wearing, swaggering African Americans who know how to throw a "fantastic party," will celebrate their ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

Norton Gets Assurances of Hate Crime Treatment of Murdered Teens

Washington, D.C. Police Chief Charles Ramsey has called Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) to assure her that D.C. Police are investigating the killings of Deon "Ukea" Davis and Wilbur "Stephanie" Thomas, two transgender teens, as a ...
blacklines 2002-10-01

Black Like Us Offers Best of the Century's LGBT Black Fiction

"It is not enough to tell us that one was a brilliant poet, scientist, educator or rebel. Whom did he love? It makes a difference. I can't become a whole man simply on what is fed to me: watered down versions ...
In Consideration of Black Masculinity Author examines the fears and fantasies

In Consideration of Black Masculinity Author examines the fears and fantasies

In the history of Western civilization, the issue of race has often been the linchpin upon which family feuds were started, states and the nation became divided and fortunes were made or lost. Carefully woven into ...

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