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Identity 2004-07-01

A snapshot from Milwaukee's PrideFest

A snapshot from Milwaukee's PrideFest

Gals enjoying Milwaukee's annual PrideFest weekend. Photo by Suzanne Kraus ...
identity 2004-07-01

Site Club

1. Noah's Arc ( By the time this issue of Identity is published, you'll be available to purchase the DVD of this ground-breaking series that centers on the lives of four Black gay men (Noah, Alex, ...
RU-de Awakening!

RU-de Awakening!

This summer promises to be HOT! HOT! HOT! Red Hot that is. With the long overdue next album of RuPaul. The album, titled RuPaul~Red Hot, will be released this summer. The CD is a compilation of ...
Keith Boykin, Chrissy Gephardt on TV's 'American Candidate'

Keith Boykin, Chrissy Gephardt on TV's 'American Candidate'

Pictured Gay activist Keith Boykin announces in New York for Showtime's American Candidate. The kickoff announcement and rally took place at the LGBT Community Center. See and ...
identity 2004-07-01

The In's and Out's

Independence. The Freedom to be Individual. With Spirituality that can be a tall order. If you believe this, can you believe that? It is a large question, this either/or conundrum. Where we began and where ...
identity 2004-07-01

Purrfectly Speaking

Happy Pride. WOW! Another year has past. This past year was one of growth, independence and an end to an era of uncertainty, contentment and fear. I learned a lot about different relationships and what my ...
identity 2004-07-01

World News

1.1 million at São Paulo pride Police said 1.1 million people turned out in São Paulo, Brazil, June 13 for the city's eighth gay pride parade, which would make it the world's largest gay pride celebration. ...
identity 2004-07-01


The Chicago Defender has a 99-year history of empowering the Black community. Its May 22, 2004 weekend edition's front-page headline was 'Black Gays, Lesbians Claim Anti-Gay Hate Being Fueled.' The nearly half-page photo just below ...
identity 2004-07-01

Mandela lashes Iraq abuse

Former South African President Nelson Mandela attacked the U.S. and Britain for the invasion of Iraq and abuse of Iraqi prisoners. 'We watch as two of the leading democracies, two leading nations of the free ...
identity 2004-07-01

ONYX Club Nights

ONYX leathermen's club relocated their monthly Club Nites to Touche—every third Friday of each month at 6412 N. Clark St., from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. which ...
identity 2004-07-01

Long Yang Club

Long Yang Club International (, the world's largest network of gay Asians and non-Asian groups, will be holding iCON2004 in Bangkok, Thailand Nov. 17 to 21, 2004. ...
identity 2004-07-01

Same-Sex Marriage: What Is It Really About?

Commitment—The act or an instance of committing, something pledged, especially an engagement by contract involving financial obligation. The state of being bound emotionally or intellectually to course of action or ...
Lambda Legal and Latino Orgs Breakfast on Marriage

Lambda Legal and Latino Orgs Breakfast on Marriage

Lambda Legal, Amigas Latinas and the Association of Latino Men for Action (ALMA) held a leadership breakfast to discuss marriage for same-sex couples and its impact on Latino communities. Speakers included Camilla Taylor, Lambda Legal ...
Chicago Latino Film Wins Award

Chicago Latino Film Wins Award

Pictured From On The Downlow. Angel and Isaac. Tadeo Garcia. The film's cover. New York's Newfest has announced that On The Downlow won the prize for Best U.S.A. Narrative Feature Film. The film was sponsored by ...
identity 2004-07-01

MUNDO 'De-mente' De Chile, De mole y Pozole.

Parece que somos afortunados a los que nos toco vivir en los tiempos actuales, los GLBT están marcando el cambio, diariamente surgen nuevas noticias que nos incumben. Por ahora somos más o menos felices pero ...
identity 2004-07-01

Transgender Youth Kit

'Young people are identifying as transgender and beginning to transition earlier, and they need the tools to help them educate their parents, peers and schools,' according to a press release announcing a new resource kit. ...
identity 2004-07-01

Jamaican Gay Leader Murdered

Jamaica's best-known gay activist was murdered in Kingston June 9. Brian Williamson, 59, was found lying in a pool of blood in his bedroom with multiple knife wounds. 'The condition of his body ... and ...
identity 2004-07-01


Samantha Mattox Samantha Mattox died May 15 of complications due to HIV/AIDS at Kindred Hospital. Samantha was a young African-American bi activist around multiple issues including queer liberation, women's liberation ...
Transgenders Winning Over the Arts and Minds

Transgenders Winning Over the Arts and Minds

While exposure raises awareness, success reflects acceptance. Such is the hope of the transgender community today, as stories of people with fluid sexual identities are hitting the mainstream and collecting accolades like never before. I Am ...
identity 2004-07-01

Chicago Black Ministers Attack Gay marriage

A week after a group of pro-gay Black marriage activists gathered downtown for a press conference, more than two dozen African-American religious leaders gathered to attack gay marriages. At Sweet Holy Spirit Gospel Baptist Church, ...

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