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Identity 2009-12-01

identity 2009-12-01

Obama ends HIV travel ban

Friday, Oct. 30—President Barack Obama announced today that his administration will end the long-standing policy at Health and Human Services (HHS ) that banned immigration by people with HIV. He announced the policy change during a ...
Knight Review: Precious

Knight Review: Precious

The critical buzz, word of mouth and heavyweight names ( Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, etc. ) attached to the indie drama Precious are so overwhelming that it's become a movie that arrives—as did Brokeback Mountain, Slumdog ...
identity 2009-12-01

Club Hindi-Urdu Honoring Ifti Nasim

Club Hindi-Urdu honored Ifti Nasim at "Yeh Shaam Mastani," an event celebrating accomplishments of the South Asian Diaspora living in the US and encouraging the emergence of Hindi-Urdu speaking professionals in the fields of academics, business, ...
identity 2009-12-01

LGBT activists meet about immigration inclusion

At a meeting last month, LGBT and immigration activists urged U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez to include protections for same-sex partners in immigration reform legislation he plans to introduce in the House of Representatives. Although no promises ...
identity 2009-12-01

Minorities come together at LGBT summit

High above the city, Chicago twinkled below as soft lighting and light music gave ambience to the room. On Nov. 3, more than 50 leaders within the LGBT minority community mingled with each other, discussing everything ...
identity 2009-12-01

Teen's Murder Stuns Gays

The brutally murdered body of a 19-year-old gay man was found in the late evening of Nov. 13 in Puerto Rico. It has set off a storm of activism across Puerto Rico and the mainland United States. Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado ...
Chicago holds vigil for Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado.

Chicago holds vigil for Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado.

Chicago's LGBT community held a vigil on Sunday Nov. 22 for Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado, the 19-year-old who was murdered in Puerto Rico. It began with a peace walk starting at the corner of Division and ...
identity 2009-12-01

Project examines Black, LGBT struggles

Marilyn Bennett and the Rev. Gil Caldwell see the dialogue between the LGBT and African-American Christian communities as a challenging one. Caldwell is a 75-year-old heterosexual African-American clergyman, and Bennett is a ...
identity 2009-12-01

Sankofa Way dissolves

Local pro-LGBT spiritual organization Sankofa Way has dissolved, citing money-related difficulties. In an e-mail to members and supporters, Treasurer Jonetta Choi said, "We just do not have the financial [ wherewithal ] any longer to remain ...
identity 2009-12-01

VIEWS Pastor Donnie McClurkin's gay church

The Church of God in Christ (COGIC ) is the largest African-American and largest Pentecostal church in the United States. And as the largest denominational Black church in the country it is also the loudest in ...

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