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Identity 2010-02-01

identity 2010-02-01

Lakeview school honors diversity

Bright, delicious colors take up every inch of space at Nettelhorst Elementary School. Exposed brick walls; donated museum-quality artwork; themed hallways showcasing everything from Africa to outer space; and a disco ball make Nettelhorst less than ...
identity 2010-02-01

Gay Indiana prof murdered

Indiana University (IU ) professor Don Belton—an academic and novelist who wrote extensively about the Black experience, queerness and masculinity—was murdered in his home in Bloomington, Ind., Dec. 27. Michael ...
identity 2010-02-01

VIEW:A tranny girl goes to the White House

by Helena Bushong As I sit here, I can't help but ask the question, "Just how did I find myself headed to Washington, DC to advise on public policy at the White House?" It's been a whirlwind fall that all started ...
identity 2010-02-01

Argentinian couple makes history

Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello made headlines around the world Dec, 28, 2009, as the first same-sex couple in Latin America to marry.Defiant after a judge in late November denied their request, the couple ...
identity 2010-02-01

Singer Teddy Pendergrass dead at 59

Rhythm-and-blues singer Teddy Pendergrass died at a Philadelphia, Penn.-area hospital Jan. 13, according to ABC News. He was 59. Pendergrass' son, Teddy Pendergrass II, told the Philadelphia Inquirer that his father had a difficult recovery after ...
identity 2010-02-01

Runway's Ping Wu: Clothes-minded

Project Runway returns this month for season seven with 16 new designers. Windy City Times chased down Chicago resident Ping Wu all the way to China for an interview to get the scoop on how she ...
identity 2010-02-01

Debby Rijos: Physique, so chic


Debby Rijos is already thinking about, and training for, the 2010 Gay Games in Cologne, Germany, even though they don't begin until next July. Thing is, the 42-year-old Rijos who lives on Chicago's Southwest side will ...
identity 2010-02-01

Groups unite for Haiti

In light of the tragedy that hit the island country of Haiti Jan. 12, pro-LGBT and pro-human rights organizations have united to urge people to help. The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR ) , the Center ...
identity 2010-02-01

Gays a big part of Chicago youth immigrant movement

The Immigrant Youth Justice League (IYJL ) , a group of young immigrants, held a press conference Jan. 12 to announce its support for the 2009 Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act (CIR ...
Mona Noriega seeks aldermanic post

Mona Noriega seeks aldermanic post

Long-time Latina lesbian activist Mona Noriega is seeking appointment by Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley to the 1st Ward aldermanic seat vacated by Manny Flores. The appointment could come as early as this week. Flores has been ...

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