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Identity 2005-01-01

Jai Time

Jai Time

Jai Rodriguez is pictured behind the VIP goodie bag table at the Move Against AIDS dance-a-thon at the Javitz Center in New York City. The King Street/LIFEbeat benefit CD, 'Keep Hope Alive' was the featured music ...
identity 2005-01-01

En La Vida: Mundo De-mente Alicia perdio su mapa a las maravillas

Se ha dicho que buscar felicidad es objetivo del ser humano en la vida. Hoy en día nos han vendido la idea de que ciertos conceptos dan esa felicidad añorada, por ejemplo: el dinero, la belleza o la fama, logar ...
identity 2005-01-01

Incidents of HIV/AIDS growing in the Latino Community

While many around the world commemorated World AIDS Day last month, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) was busy asking the government, community-based health organizations and the Latino community for an intensified commitment to ...
Pathfinders Fund Honors Activists

Pathfinders Fund Honors Activists

Pictured Valerie Lewis and Darrell Gordon. Photos by Andrew Davis On Dec. 10 at Akainyah Gallery, 357 W. Erie, the Pathfinders Prevention Education Fund (PPEF) held a program to honor HIV/AIDS advocates and unsung heroes. Brenetta ...
identity 2005-01-01

News Roundup

A North Carolina National Guard member thought to be the first United States soldier convicted of murdering an Iraqi said he 'snapped' and shot the 17-year-old boy after they had consensual sex, The News & ...
identity 2005-01-01

Vicky Nabors Reflections on a New Year

Happy New Year my Friends! The years have passed quickly since the Y2K craze—2005 is here, wow! And, time isn't waiting for anyone, so you better get it in gear, and get your 'living on' gurls, ...
identity 2005-01-01

Max Smith: New Year Reflections

Happy New Year 2005!!! This is the time in your life to develop and to maintain an attitude of affirmation, optimism and positive thoughts. You become what you think. Optimistic thoughts create positive images in ...
identity 2005-01-01

What Next?

This is a cliché, and like all clichés it has the ring of truth: We're standing at a historical cross-road. Queers have not been this visible for a long time. Arguments for and against marriage ...
identity 2005-01-01

Letter to the Fans

In writing, the first few words are the most difficult to convey. I usually start with a burst of inspiration—a word, idea or message runs in my head, through my fingers, and before you know ...
The Reverend Doctor Willie T. Barrow: 'The Little Warrior' Soldiers On

The Reverend Doctor Willie T. Barrow: 'The Little Warrior' Soldiers On

One only needs to speak to the Rev. Dr. Willie Taplin Barrow for a couple of moments to figure out why she's called 'The Little Warrior.' Her eight-decade life has been marked by campaigning during a ...
Sims B-Day

Sims B-Day

Photos from Art 'Chat Daddy' Sims' bday bash. It was an invitation-only private party and they were filled to capacity at Blu 47. Fearing a fire hazard, some guests were asked to wait in line until ...
identity 2005-01-01

Spirituality: Authenticity

Happy New Year! It is that time again; time for new beginnings, new resolutions and new outlooks on life. I want to say thank you again for allowing me to share with you the things that are a big part ...
identity 2005-01-01


from Dec. 13, 2004

'The sight of the youngest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. standing at her father's grave site with thousands of demonstrators to denounce gay marriage was painful. The Rev. Bernice King and march organizers deliberately chose ...
Reaching OUT: Gay Asian Organizing

Reaching OUT: Gay Asian Organizing

Pictured Karl Kimpo. Photo by Kirk Williamson When Karl Kimpo moved to Chicago last year, the first thing he did was search out the local gay Asian and Pacific Islander group. 'I was looking forward to ...

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