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Identity 2004-06-01

identity 2004-06-01

Frankie Honored by State

Grammy Award-winning DJ and remixer Frankie Knuckles' latest album, A New Reality, is out now. It is a unique mix of soulful house and R&B music, including 'Bac N Da Day,' which brings Frankie and Jamie ...
identity 2004-06-01

E. Lynn Harris to Receive Lambda Literary Foundation Bridge Builder Award

If bridge builders connect people, then E. Lynn Harris most definitely is a bridge builder. When Keith Boykin interviewed E. Lynn Harris for Lambda Book Report in the fall of 1997, his total book sales ...
Underground Techniques

Underground Techniques

Frankie Knuckles - A New Reality (Definity) Its been a long time coming and it could not have come at a better time than now. Frankie Knuckles, aka Godfather Of House, unleashes his third full-length artist ...
identity 2004-06-01

Site Club

1. The Official Website of E. Lynn Harris ( The bestselling Black gay author finally has his own special site! Peruse his inspiring biography, read excerpts from his books (including ...
identity 2004-06-01

Staying Power

STAYING POWER: The Unofficial Guide to Maintaining Positive African-American Male Relationships, is a work of Chicago Moon Publishing, Inc. Its 24 chapters over 275 pages cover aspects of same-gender love between and among Black men, from ...
identity 2004-06-01

MUNDO 'De-mente'

Mi Primera Vez ¡Cuanto placer!, fue maravilloso, como una combinación de gozo y sufrimiento; era mi primera vez, nadie me había dicho lo bien que se sentía; ni siquiera me dijeron que las piernas no dolerían ...
Vida/SIDA May Close

Vida/SIDA May Close

The only AIDS education and outreach program based in Chicago's Puerto Rican community is slated to close its doors in a few weeks. Due to funding cuts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in ...
identity 2004-06-01

The Colorline Divide: Whose Identity is it Anyway?

'I'm supposed to be a loser. I'm supposed to be on the six o'clock news shooting people's heads off. I'm supposed to be the one that grabs for your purse when I walk by. I'm the person that doesn't vote. ...
identity 2004-06-01

A Butch Interpretation on Femme Perspectives

Happy Pride to all of you, and Happy Birthday to 'me' and my fellow Geminis; now pull out your rainbow colors and get ready to party the month away. Ever since I began writing issues related to butch/stud perspectives and ...
Bring in the Queers, Bring in the Funk

Bring in the Queers, Bring in the Funk

Noah's Arc

Adjust your TV set all you want—Showtime's Queer As Folk will still look devoid of color. Ethnically, that is. 'What kills me about stuff like that is it just doesn't have to be that way,' ...
The CHO-sen One

The CHO-sen One

If you don't know who Margaret Cho is, you've been living in oblivion and you probably haven't laughed in a really long time. If you do know Cho, you've probably seen her on TV and film, read her candid memoir ...
identity 2004-06-01

Spirituality: Gay Jehovah's Witness??

A Common Bond is a support network for ex or current LGBT Jehovah's Witnesses. ACB is safe place to explore LGBT/JW issues. Interested? 708-504-2813 or Confidentiality assured. ...
They Have an Affinity

They Have an Affinity

Pictured Affinity's Chris Smith (left) and Jackie Anderson at an Affinity gala in 2001. Photo by Tracy Baim _____ The basement of a Hyde Park Church seems like an unlikely gathering place for Black lesbians and ...
identity 2004-06-01

Spirituality: Purrfectly Speaking

Remember the episode of the Cosby Show where Theo invited Cockroach to appear with him on Dance Mania? Once there, they announced that there was only one spot left on the actual dance floor where ...
identity 2004-06-01

Spirituality: Pride-Are we heading for a fall?

The past few months I have been very moved by e-mails from readers of this column. And I have been greatly filled by working with its contributors of various faiths and beliefs. This column was ...
identity 2004-06-01

Latina Confab

Intended to spur greater discussion about those who carry double-pronged hyphens as part of their identity—queer and Latino—a May 15 symposium at the University of Chicago, Queer Latin (o/a) ...
Professor Chooses Identities

Professor Chooses Identities

Laila Farah found herself held up by the authorities at the Zurich Airport in 1998. The Swiss, in their accented English, asked her why she had been in Lebanon, her home country. They wanted to ...

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