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Identity 2006-04-01

identity 2006-04-01

Anthony Azizi: 'Commander' Performance

The name Anthony Azizi may not stand out, but he appears before millions as Vince Taylor, the female President's gay, HIV-positive chief of staff on the Geena Davis-helmed ABC series Commander in Chief. Recently, the very ...
identity 2006-04-01

Uncovering Covering

Kenji Yoshino's book, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House, 2006) , makes a bold claim for a paradigm shift in our understanding of the entanglements between identity, marginality and society. Kenji ...
identity 2006-04-01

In Defense of Gemini

People, in general, have fed into certain stereotypes about the Gemini personality. The most notorious of these stereotypes is that Geminis are moody and mean. My thoughts on this assertion is that people who live ...
identity 2006-04-01


Cameroon School Expels Gay Students At least 30 students have been expelled from school in Cameroon's economic capital, Douala, for engaging in homosexual sex, according to Three prestigious private ...
Esera Tuaolo: 'Alone' No More

Esera Tuaolo: 'Alone' No More

Pictured #1 Esera and family pose for an AIDS campaign in Minnesota. #2 Esera tackles Barry Sanders. #3 Getting fierce for the cameras, hiding behind the pads. Being closeted is frightening enough if you're a private ...
The Real Deal: Reflections from Jamaican Author/Scholar Thomas Glave

The Real Deal: Reflections from Jamaican Author/Scholar Thomas Glave

Thomas Glave is no stranger to controversy, nor is he afraid of challenging the status quo. And in his latest book, Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent (University of Minneapolis Press, 2005, $25.95) , ...
identity 2006-04-01

An Open Letter to the African American Community on Marriage Equality

Dear Community, In recently celebrating Black History Month and Valentine's Day, I am reminded of no greater challenge to the African-American community than the issue of marriage equality. With the ...
Gloria Trevi: The Mexican Madonna

Gloria Trevi: The Mexican Madonna

By EmManuel Garcia Pictured Gloria Trevi performs at Circuit bar in Chicago. Photos by Emmanuel Garcia Gloria Trevi is hailed on this side of the border as the Mexican Madonna although, in recent years, her ...
identity 2006-04-01

South African Lesbian Murdered

In Capetown, South Africa, six men have been arrested for murdering a teenager, stoning her to death because she was a lesbian, according to news reports. Zoliswa Nkonyana, 19, was reportedly stabbed and stoned to death ...
identity 2006-04-01

AIDS Activist Robert Ames Remembered

By D. Kevin McNeir It might be a cliché but Chicago AIDS activist Robert Lee Ames, Jr., 41, 'fought the good fight' with grace, style and hope until recently taking his last breath. And as friends, family and those with ...
identity 2006-04-01

AIDS Foundation Addresses Housing Cuts

Mix together decreasing federal funds, skyrocketing rents and an increased demand for housing, and you have what AIDS Foundation of Chicago's David Munar calls the 'perfect storm.' As a result of a nationwide housing crisis, AFC ...

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