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Identity 2005-12-01

'Chat Daddy' Sims celebrates his birthday

'Chat Daddy' Sims celebrates his birthday

Celebs, politicians, media folks and other friends helped Art 'Chat Daddy' Sims celebrate his birthday in style. Photos by Mel Ferrand ...
identity 2005-12-01

AIDS Activists March in Washington

The Campaign to End AIDS culminated its fall offensive with four days of education and lobbying in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5-8, while affinity groups carried out their own set of demonstrations and arrests. Nine caravans ...
identity 2005-12-01

BLACKlines: New Year

Here we are at the close of another year! 2005 has come and gone so quickly that it seems like I was wishing you a happy new year just one issue ago. With the closing of a year and the ...
identity 2005-12-01

Ryan White CARE Act Funding Urged

A steady stream of individuals pleaded their cases and expressed their opinions to Bush administration representatives regarding reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act. The town hall meeting took place Nov. 10 at Wesley United ...
identity 2005-12-01

Mundo De-mente: FIN

Hoy Chicago es ya uno de mis capítulos más queridos y aunque se que es un pasado muy reciente se siente muy distante; tal vez porque le extraño. Ese lugar fue testigo de una etapa que transformó mi vida, me ...
APCN Awards

APCN Awards

The AIDS Pastoral Care Network (APCN ) honored several individuals at its annual Tree of Life Awards breakfast that took place Nov. 10 at the School of the Art Institute Ballroom. The Tree of Life ...
identity 2005-12-01

REFLECTIONS: Sistahs We Must Persevere

Can you feel it? It's in the air all around us—the excitement of the HOLIDAY SEASON! Many look forward to this time of the year, while others are depressed by it. Well, I pray that everyone tries to make it ...
identity 2005-12-01

Latino Same-Sex Report Released

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) and the National Latino/a Coalition for Justice (NLCJ) teamed up to announce the release of Hispanic and Latino Same-Sex Couple Households in the United States: A Report ...
identity 2005-12-01

An Evening with Long-Term Survivors

Recently I had the honor of sharing an evening with warriors on the frontlines in the War on HIV/AIDS. On Nov. 2, I attended the Second Annual Long-Term Survivors Award, presented by the Chicago Area ...
identity 2005-12-01

REFLECTIONS: Millions More

Is the glass half full or half empty? Widely distributed LGBT community newspapers mostly put the pessimistic 'half empty' spin on coverage of the Millions More Movement march and rally held in Washington D.C. Oct. ...
Daley Honors 14 at Hall of Fame

Daley Honors 14 at Hall of Fame

Pictured Daley with (from left) : Alexandra Scott Billings, Aldo Castillo and Rev. Juan Reed. Photos by Tracy Baim Mayor Richard Daley was in high spirits at the 15th annual Gay and Lesbian Hall of ...
identity 2005-12-01

SPIRITUALITY: Cathy Knight, Yes I Am

When Cathy Knight told me a couple of years ago that she was heading to Southern churches to talk about inclusion for GLBT people, I thought, 'Wow! That's not going to be easy.' And it has not been. There has ...
Amigas 10th B-Day Gala

Amigas 10th B-Day Gala

Amigas Latinas hosted its 10th anniversary dinner and scholarship benefit in November. Photos by Tracy Baim. ...
identity 2005-12-01

Man Held in Murder of Teen

A Chicago man will remain held in lieu of bail after appearing in court Nov. 9 on charges he killed a 14-year-old boy whose body was found in Lincoln Park in August, the Chicago Tribune reported. Shawn Thigpen, 28, of ...
identity 2005-12-01

U.N. official blasts So. Africa's AIDS efforts

The United Nations' special envoy to Africa on HIV/AIDS, Stephen Lewis, says South Africa still isn't getting anti-HIV drugs to enough of its citizens, Johannesburg's Business Day reported Oct. 26. 'I have great respect for ...
identity 2005-12-01

'Mr Sulu' Comes Out

While the Star Trek series has been accused of ignoring issues of sexuality in galaxies far, far away, on earth it appears that one of the original Trekkies had something hidden in his futuristic closet all ...
identity 2005-12-01

Rosa Parks Dies at 92

by Bob Roehr Rosa Parks, whose act of civil disobedience in 1955 inspired the modern civil rights movement, died Oct. 24 in Detroit, Mich., according to the Associated Press. She was 92. Parks's moment in ...
Hoops Star Swoopes Comes Out

Hoops Star Swoopes Comes Out

Although the Chicago White Sox winning the World Series dominated news (at least in Chicago ) , there were other happenings in the sports arena last month—with the most momentous being the coming out of ...
identity 2005-12-01

EN LA VIDA Mundo De-mente Un recado

¡Albricias! ¡Albricias! ¿Qué creeen? Les cuento que por fin ya, ahora si, su alienado servidor que mes tras mes se balconea con ustedes ha salido del clóset con quien le trajo al mundo, osea, su ...

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