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Blacklines 2003-07-01

blacklines 2003-07-01

34th Annual Pride Parade, noon June 29

Entrants in the Pride Parade assemble on Halsted Street, from Belmont Avenue south to Fullerton Avenue. Step off is at noon sharp. The parade proceeds north on Halsted to Broadway and then south on Broadway to ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

Blood Brothers

For the first time in decades, I recently got my ass kicked. And by my brother no less. He kicked my ass from one end of the house to the other. Because that muthafucka fought me like a nigga in the ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

PASSAGES: ADRIENNE FUZEE (May 16, 1950-May 18, 2003)

Adrienne Fuzee, one of two openly lesbian African American curators working in the U.S. in the late twentieth-century, died May 18, 2003, from complications related to diabetes. She was 53 years old. Born in 1950, Fuzee ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

Theatre & Performance

**** Gay/les/bi/queer/trans content or interest . BB = Black interest. V = Latino/a. BBBB Jun 26: Killing Me Softly Romance, jealousy and political intrigue are suspect in the murder of a prominent leader. Thru Aug 10. ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

Poetry Corner

C.C. Carter, a finalist for the Lammy Awards 2003 last month, provides us with some Black Pride treats: Leo's Den and Pow-Wow, Inc. kick off Black Pride July 1st - July 6th 71st and Woodlawn 773-667-3130 ...
Poetry: 'If Only Out Of Vanity'

Poetry: 'If Only Out Of Vanity'

If only out of vanity I have wondered what kind of woman I will be when I am well past the summer of my raging youth Will I still be raising revolutionary flags and making impassioned speeches that stir up anger ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

Frankie Knuckles at D/E + Tabernacle X: More Parties

D/E Entertainment + Tabernacle Chicago presents part two of its three-part 10th year anniversary celebration, X—A Decade of Excellence on Friday, July 4. Their annual celebration of Pride and Independence ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

Tales of War

I am a United States citizen, born in the South and raised in what has become known as the world's richest nation and only superpower by the start of the 21st century. Although I am a U.S. citizen, all of my ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

World Wide Web

Madonna's American Strife Madonna just can't seem to find peace on the Net. After releasing the first single from her American Life album online, the Material Girl saw her Web site hacked, with links to pirated ...
Windy City Gay Idol

Windy City Gay Idol

Amazon (top pics), T.T. and Jason were among our Top 16 finalists for Windy City Gay Idol June 14 at Circuit. Amazon came in a close second to Luis. Our co-sponsors with Windy City Media Group ...
Black Lesbian Not America's Next Top Model

Black Lesbian Not America's Next Top Model

Ebony Haith undoubtedly is not the first Black lesbian model, but she may be the first to come out on national television. Haith, one of the 10 finalists in America's Next Top Model, said Executive Producer ...
Images from Milwaukee's annual Pridefest

Images from Milwaukee's annual Pridefest

Images from Milwaukee's annual Pridefest ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

What's The 411 with Preston S.

Smart Advice with an attitude!

Black Man invisible In the land of indivisible Respect and honey for many But why ain't we gainin' any? America's 4-Century ban Still in effect on the African Man Bewildered in the land of plenty Alienated ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

Purrfectly Speaking by Anita Charlot

My, who would have ever thought that I would be writing about my findings as a single woman at this time in my life, certainly not me? But here I am, single … again. It's completely different for me as I ...
blacklines 2003-07-01


Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, Butch/Studs are from Pluto!

My definitions: Butch—a card-carrying 'tomboy' (varying degrees: soft—medium—hard). Stud—a lesbian who identifies more as a man trapped in a womyn's body. Both, however, think and operate from male perspectives (to ...
blacklines 2003-07-01


The 2003 Rocks Pride Celebration is at Montrose Harbor on the grounds directly east of Cricket Hill Sunday, June 29. The event site is visible to the north of the access road as you enter Montrose ...
blacklines 2003-07-01

United in Pride, Again, for 2003

Windy City Black LGBT Pride, Inc. will host thousands of African American lesbians and gays over the Fourth of July holiday during United in Pride. United in Pride is the organization's annual celebration of gay pride, ...


This is the time we band together in pride. We attend parties and outdoor gatherings that call upon our every social skill. Many of us will dive headlong with little sense of history either nationally or ...
blacklines 2003-07-01


The Church of Nigeria, the world's largest Anglican body, said June 9 that it no longer recognizes the New Westminster diocese in Canada's British Columbia as part of the Anglican Communion because Bishop James Ingham created ...

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