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Identity 2005-07-01

Latino Queer Prom Is a Hit

Latino Queer Prom Is a Hit

TEXT AND PHOTOS BY MARIE-JO PROULX On May 27, the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum (MFACM) in Pilsen hosted the first "Noche de Arco Iris: Queer Prom 2005." The event was presented by Homofrecuencía, Chicago's ...
Amigas Latinas' and Affinity's 10 Year

Amigas Latinas' and Affinity's 10 Year

Pics from Amigas Latinas' and Affinity's celebration at Sidetrack. Both groups are marking their 10th anniversary years. Photos by Mel Ferrand ...
identity 2005-07-01

Purrfectly Speaking…The 5 Phases of Dating…

Happy Pride! This is the time where thousands of individuals come from all over to join in Chicago's Pride Celebrations. It's amazing to me how few people are aware that there are actually TWO Pride ...
identity 2005-07-01

Pride Boat Cruise

The 2005 Annual Pride Cruise on the Spirit of Chicago will be held on Pride Sunday, June 26. Docking from Navy Pier, the boarding time will be at 10 p.m., sailing from 10:30 until 2:30 a.m. This event is presented ...
identity 2005-07-01


Recently in Minnesota, a transgender man started a two-year term as a pastor in Outreach Ministry. He is one of the few openly transgender ministers in the US. For some reason, even though my spiritual ...
identity 2005-07-01


Thursday, June 30 Estrojam Presents a Tribute Concert to the Legendary Ladies of Early Jazz & Blues. Swing lessons before the show. Performers: Lexie Bloor, Ingrid Graudins, Rachel Cain, Jennifer Schaffer, Rebecca Toon, and many ...
identity 2005-07-01

Black Gay Men Respond: The Black Gay Research Group

'I speak for thousands; perhaps hundreds of thousands of men who live and die in the shadows of secrets, unable to speak of the love that helps them endure and contribute to the race.' — ...
Mathew St. Patrick of Six Feet Under

Mathew St. Patrick of Six Feet Under

'Under' is Almost Over

The groundbreaking, award-winning HBO series Six Feet Under kicked off its fifth and final season June 6. The show continues to chronicle the lives of the Fisher household and the goings-on of the family's funeral business, ...
Classic Lady: Patti LaBelle

Classic Lady: Patti LaBelle

Few people can call up Elton John, ask permission to sing one of his songs, have him offer to perform it as a duet ... AND get a big fat diamond ring as thanks. But soul legend Patti LaBelle is one ...
identity 2005-07-01

Reflections on Pride

Black gay pride celebrations should be the starting points for renewed long-term efforts to make our quality of life better. The volunteers who work to put together the mix of parades, cultural events, workshops and ...
identity 2005-07-01


***Opening Jul 28: About Face Youth Theatre 2006: The Home Project, a new play created by AFT Artistic Associate Megan Carney and the About Face Youth Thtr ensemble. About Face, (773) 784-8565 **** (A) Midsummer ...
identity 2005-07-01

Amigas Latinas Celebrates its 10-Year 'Diamond' Anniversary

Amigas Latinas, a support, education and advocacy group for lesbian, bisexual and questioning women of Latina heritage, celebrates its 10-year 'Diamond' Anniversary July 16, 2005 with a dance celebration at Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W. ...
identity 2005-07-01

F.Y.I.: Ask the Chat Daddy

Summer love is in the air. Everywhere you turn people are doing their thing. Getting to know one another's games ... . The games of who's really zooming who and why? Why do relationships have ...
identity 2005-07-01

Entra a la zona GLBT

El imperio nos saca la lengua

Ustedes no están para saberlo ni yo para contarlo pero no importa, les comunico que por fin me he abrochado los pantalones y he decidido salir del clóset con la persona que me arrojó a este mundo, mi santa madre. ...
identity 2005-07-01

Set Your Alter Ego Free!

Over the years, I've been blessed with a circle of wacky friends and acquaintances, and many topic ideas have come from listening to their strange conversations. A recent Sunday, our conversation shifted to the topic ...

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