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Blacklines 2003-09-01

blacklines 2003-09-01

Same Gender—Loving Family, And Brother Outsider: The Life Of Bayard Rustin

'It is my sincere conviction that the power of love in the world is the greatest power existing. If you have a greater power, my friend, you may move me.' — Bayard Rustin It was indeed a historical event and evening ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

John D'Emilio: Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin

Women & Children First Books

Thursday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m. 5233 N. Clark St., Chicago, (773) 769-9299 In this fascinating new biography, John D'Emilio tells the full and remarkable story of Rustin's intertwined lives: his pioneering and public persona and his ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

New Books Highlight Life of Black, Gay Pioneer Bayard Rustin

As the Aug. 28 anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington approached and historians recount the story of this important civil-rights milestone, it is fitting that two recently published books focus on the man who made ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

Segregation in the New Millennium

The Harvey Milk High School in New Your City has operated for two decades as a small alternative program. Now it's ready to hit the big leagues as the school undergoes a $3 million renovation approved ...
blacklines 2003-09-01


Insert Fran Dresher's Laugh (ehhh ehhh)

The Leather community has adopted (arguably reluctantly) the credo safe, sane and consensual. Apparently more and more of our members are not taking it to heart when practicing in the privacy of their bedrooms, twice again ...
i-Candy party at Dragon Room

i-Candy party at Dragon Room

The i-Candy party at Dragon Room Fridays, 809 W. Evergreen, Photos by Kirk Williamson ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

World Wide Web

The Internet, Sex, and AIDS

A growing number of gay and bisexual men are engaging in risky sex with partners they meet on the Internet, raising fears that the AIDS virus could be poised for a major comeback in the group ...
Wedding Belles

Wedding Belles

Congrats to Ted and Barbara on their wonderful wedding Aug. 16 on Chicago's South Side. ...
Chicago Talent Shines in Black Harvest Film Festival

Chicago Talent Shines in Black Harvest Film Festival

The inspiring dance and rhythms of the Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago, under the direction of Artistic Director Amaniyea Payne, opened the Ninth Annual Black Harvest International Festival of Film and Video, which ran Aug. 1-14. ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

World News

SOUTH AFRICA TO PROVIDE AIDS DRUGS At long last, South Africa will provide anti-HIV drugs to people with AIDS. The government and the health ministry have withheld the drugs for 15 years, arguing alternatively that they ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

Church Reaches Out to those 'Excluded from the Table'

At first glance, Chicago is not one of those cities that needs another new church. We already have thousands, from cathedral-size to storefront. So when the Rev. Phyllis V. Pennese said she had been called to ...
Bonnie's Challenge: Marathon Woman

Bonnie's Challenge: Marathon Woman

Sistafriend is the word that most accurately describes V103's radio personality Bonnie DeShong. For many years, she has been the voice of urban Chicago bringing her humor and warmth to thousands of listeners on V103 from ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

20/20 Segment On Gays 'Gratifying, Troubling,' Says Black, Gay Author

It's Friday, Aug. 15, around 11 p.m. The segment from ABC's, 20/20 just finished airing. I had carved out a comfortable niche on my bed, while at my foot rested my trusted friend and Chow-Chow, Zero. ...
Harris 'Tells All' in Memoirs

Harris 'Tells All' in Memoirs

'Writing has allowed me to craft and sculpt a magnificent life and touch the lives of others in ways that still awe and humble me. Every day I receive e-mails from fans who let me know how much my books mean ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

GURRRLolgy By Vicky Nabors

Home Sweet Home

I never thought I'd say this, but after living in South West Michigan for the past three years, it's great to be back home! I've come to the conclusion that Chicago is a fantastic city to live in with much to ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

Underground Techniques

It's been a while but I am back to give you, the readers, a listing of tunes, happenings and plugs that are going down. Let me begin by setting the record correct, beginning this month on Sundays, Grammy award winner, the ...
blacklines 2003-09-01

Slavery Lynches African American Males' Sexuality & Manhood

In Chicago, on June 9, 2003, a mild appearing 15-year-old African-American male was charged with first-degree murder of a youthful looking 29-year-old African-American male. So what makes this any different ...

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