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Identity 2006-07-01

identity 2006-07-01

Gay Indiana Teen in Dress Kept Out of Prom

By Andrew Davis Kevin Logan, a gay Gary, Ind., high school student who has worn women's clothes to school all year, was not allowed into his prom because he wore a dress, the Associated Press ...
Kevin Aviance Suffers Gay-Bashing

Kevin Aviance Suffers Gay-Bashing

BY ANDREW DAVIS Openly gay singer and songwriter Kevin Aviance was savagely beaten by a gang of youths in the East Village of New York City on June 10, according to the New York Post. Aviance, 38, told The Post ...
Homophobia Alive and Well in Rock en Español Concert

Homophobia Alive and Well in Rock en Español Concert

por Tania Unzueta Carrasco On June 11, I found myself listening to Mexico City rock and roll legend Alex Lora from El Tri in his visit to Chicago make constant jokes about 'jotos' (faggots) as ...
identity 2006-07-01

Institute Releases Report on 25th Anniversary of AIDS

The Black AIDS Institute has released a new report that details the history of Black America's AIDS epidemic. The report—entitled AIDS in Black Face: 25 Years of an Epidemic—is a collection of testimonials marking the 25th ...
identity 2006-07-01

Margaret Cho: She's the One That We Want

By Emmanuel Garcia Margaret Cho has toured all across America with her hit shows I'm the One That I Want, Notorious C.H.O. and Revolution. Now she is ready to incorporate her best pieces in one ...
identity 2006-07-01

Gay Games VII is HERE!

Identity and Windy City Media Group are proud to be a Global Sponsors of the 2006 Gay Games, coming to Chicago July 15-22, 2006. The Gay Games motto is 'Participation, Inclusion and Personal Best' and ...
Frankie Knuckles at Gay Games

Frankie Knuckles at Gay Games

Grammy-winning DJ Frankie Knuckles is at the Gay Games VII Opening Ceremony July 15 at Soldier Field. He's also spinning July 14 at House of Blues, 10pm-4amm as part of D/E Entertainment, with Barbara Tucker and ...
identity 2006-07-01

Queer Space: Postcards from the Edg e- Shole Is Phine

By Marcus Davis Life is a series of ledges. Precipices. Platforms. Opportunities. Each moment opens a window to our essence, a chance to see the real potential of self. Each minute reminds us that tomorrow remains ...
Duane Cramer: Picture This

Duane Cramer: Picture This

PIctured Darryl Stephens of Noah's Arc on Logo TV. Gregory Keith by Duane Cramer. Photos by Duane Cramer, on exhibit in July month in Chicago. Photographer Duane Cramer, seated, as photographed by Sebastian Thaw. Although he ...
identity 2006-07-01

Noah's Arc Out on DVD in August

Logo, the LGBT network launched by MTV Networks, has announced that Noah's Arc: The Complete First Season DVD will be available in retail stores Aug. 8, one day before the premiere of the show's second ...
identity 2006-07-01

Paradigm Shift Wanted

'Think globally, act locally,' is a bumper sticker you see from time to time. This slogan encourages environmental awareness. It should be used for generating a sense of concern for sisters and brothers who live ...
identity 2006-07-01

Interracial Coalition Protests at Churches

by Andrew Davis Members of the Gay Liberation Network (formerly the Chicago Anti-Bashing Network) were among those in an interracial coalition protesting outside Sweet Holy Spirit Church, 8621 S. South Chicago, on June 4. GLN's ...
identity 2006-07-01

Windy City Black Pride June 30-July 3

By Andrew Davis Forums, a vendor fair and a barbecue are among the events planned for this year's Windy City Black Pride (WCBP) , which will take place June 30-July 3. There will be workshops ...
identity 2006-07-01

GLAAD and Ebony/ Jet Have Historic Board Meeting

Katina Parker, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD's) Media Manager for Communities of African Descent, met with the staff of Chicago's Johnson Publications—home of Ebony and Jet ...
identity 2006-07-01

Irene Monroe: Pride Needs More Diversity, Less Division

Pride parades are taking place all over the country. But as we all rev up for this year's festivities, the fault lines of race and class rev up as well. While Pride will be going on, there will be a segment ...
Queer Prom Held at Mexican Museum

Queer Prom Held at Mexican Museum

'Noche de Arcoiris: Queer Prom 2006' was held May 26 at the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th. All proceeds benefited Homofrecuencia, a Spanish-language radio show for Latino/a GLBT teens. Photos by Emmanuel Garcia ...
identity 2006-07-01

Purrfectly Speaking

Happy Fourth of July and Independence Day to you all! Independence? Hmmm ... let's discuss the concept for a moment, shall we? The meaning of independence has evolved almost as much as I have in ...

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