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Identity 2007-08-01

Affinity Holds Jazz 'n July gala

Affinity Holds Jazz 'n July gala

Affinity—a local organization geared toward African-American LBTQ women—held its seventh annual gala, 'Jazz 'n July 2007,' on July 28 at Kaleidoscope, 800 W. Superior. In addition to the food and drinks, there were a silent ...
identity 2007-08-01

Point awardees reflect

Tim Bresnahan, 26, Chicago-Kent College of Law -State of shock: 'I was shocked when I found out I was a scholar,' Bresnahan said. 'All of the finalists went to San Francisco for interviews and we got ...
identity 2007-08-01

LA 'DULCE' VIDA: Amigas Latinas celebrates its 12th anniversary.

Amigas Latinas—a support, education and advocacy group for Latina LBTQQ women—marked its 12th anniversary on July 21 with 'Dulce Doce' ('Sweet 12') , a dance celebration at the National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. ...
identity 2007-08-01

Scholars Get the Point

Recently, the Point Foundation, the country's largest publicly-supported organization that grants scholarships to LGBT students, honored 38 individuals with its monetary awards—the most in its six-year history. Windy City Times ...
identity 2007-08-01

Crain Views: Bill Richardson's 'maricon' moment

The Democratic hopeful slammed Ann Coulter's use of an 'ignorant epithet' but pleaded ignorance for saying the same word himself in Spanish. Language can be a tricky business. Just ask Bill Richardson. A few months ago, ...
identity 2007-08-01

WCT Receives Esteem Award, in conjunction with the House of Avant Garde, recently bestowed its Esteem Awards upon local and national individuals and businesses—and Windy City Times is proud to have been named outstanding local newspaper for its ...
identity 2007-08-01

Gay Mahjong Club Forms

Asians and Friends Chicago had its first night of mahjong for LGBT individuals on June 16—and a promising crowd of 16 people showed up. Future nights will take place on the third Saturday of each ...
identity 2007-08-01

Latina/o Pride Picnic July 14

The second Orgullo en Accion Latina/o LGBTQQ Pride Picnic took place July 14 at Division and Sacramento in Humboldt Park. In addition to food, there were events such as dancing, games and performances featuring draq ...
identity 2007-08-01

Namibian Delegation Discusses Sexual Health

The City of Chicago and a Namibian delegation gathered to discuss the prevention of HIV/AIDS in the African American community in room 2002 in the city of Chicago offices at the DePaul Center on June 25. ...
identity 2007-08-01

Friends Remember Thom Ford

As news of the Rev. Thom Ford's untimely passing has spread through the LGBT community, several people have sent messages expressing sadness and memories: —Father Tommy Avant Garde of the ball-culture family known as House of ...
identity 2007-08-01

Center Announces Latino Services Coordinator

As part of its expanding mental health program, Center on Halsted has named Karen Rothstein-Pineda, LPC, as Latino services coordinator. Formerly the program's client services coordinator, Rothstein-Pineda will serve ...
identity 2007-08-01

Black Coalition Makes Plans

After fighting reggae singer Buju Banton's appearance at the July 4 African/Caribbean International Festival of Life in Washington Park, the coalition that was able to persuade corporate sponsors to pull the plug on their dollars laid ...

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