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Identity 2008-05-01

STARRLIGHT Jay Hernandez profile

STARRLIGHT Jay Hernandez profile

Handsome actor Jay Hernandez was born Javier Manuel Hernandez, Jr., Feb. 20, 1978, in Montebello, Calif. One day, while riding with his parents, Isis and Javier, Sr., in a Los Angeles high-rise elevator, he was approached ...
identity 2008-05-01

Jesus Ramirez-Valles talks about Tal Como Somosrich

The 24th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival included the Chicago premiere of Tal Como Somos (Just As We Are ) , an eye-opening documentary that follows the lives of six Latino gay and bisexual men across ...
Body language: A dancer confesses

Body language: A dancer confesses

Domestic violence, sexual experimentation, relationships, date rape, steroid use and suicide are just some of the topics covered in Tahjaleenie 'Mega Body' Tahji's book G-String Dreams: True Confessions of a Male ...
Girl in a Coma: Living it up

Girl in a Coma: Living it up

Latina rock band Girl in a Coma has been enjoying a whirlwind of success. Although they've been on the road building a loyal fan base for years, the San Antonio, Texas, trio, who takes its name ...
identity 2008-05-01

Paolo Andino: A package deal

With his piercing eyes, buff body and charming smile, Paolo Andino may not look like the typical comedic actor—but he is one reason that people have been raving about the second season of Logo's The Big ...
identity 2008-05-01

Gov. Richardson Endorses Obama

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama Fri., March 21. At a rally in Portland, Ore.—with Obama standing beside him—Richardson said that Obama 'will make a ...
identity 2008-05-01

AFC Jr. Board fashion show May 8

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago's Junior Board is holding its signature event, 'Make a Statement: Design for the Cure,' Thurs., May 8, 6-9 p.m., at Le Passage, 937 N. Rush. Steven Rosengard, of Project Runway ...
identity 2008-05-01

Views: Race, religion and politics in the 21st century

During the 40th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., we remember the ongoing struggle to end race based oppression in America. In our communities and our religious institutions we celebrate King's life, mourn ...
identity 2008-05-01

LGBTs part of May 1 immigration march

The 2006 Sensenbrenner Bill (HR 4437 ) —also known as The Border Protection, Anti-terrorism and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005—prompted widespread protests nationwide. In Chicago, the March 10 ...
identity 2008-05-01

Tutu speaks to LGBTIs

In a historic development, hundreds of supporters gathered at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco as Archbishop Desmond Tutu received the 2008 Outspoken Award from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC ) , ...
'Race Sex Power' Confab:Elders talks about sex

'Race Sex Power' Confab:Elders talks about sex

'Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders stressed the important of education and community involvement during an inspiring speech made at the largest conference on Black and Latina/o sexuality to date. Elders, who was appointed by President ...
identity 2008-05-01

Obama talks with The Advocate

emocratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama gave his first general interview to a gay publication this month, sitting down in person for a 25-minute interview at his Chicago campaign headquarters with The Advocate. In the interview, the ...
identity 2008-05-01

Passages: K. James Owen

James Owen, a 15-year employee of the local gay bar Little Jim's and a partner of the late gay-rights activist Thom Dombkowski, passed away March 31. He was 54. 'He had this wonderful, dry sense of ...
Kevin McIlvaine: Soul man

Kevin McIlvaine: Soul man

Black Ensemble Theater's I Am Who I Am chronicles the life of soul singer Teddy Pendergrass—and one of the reasons that the production has been widely acclaimed is Kevin McIlvaine's portrayal of the more mature Pendergrass. ...

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