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Identity 2010-05-01

Paolo Andino talks 'Sketch Show,' Sharon Osbourne

Paolo Andino talks 'Sketch Show,' Sharon Osbourne

The handsome Paolo Andino is back for another season of Logo's The Big Gay Sketch Show, increasing the program's hunk factor as he portrays various characters, such as UPS man Naldo. Andino talked with Windy City ...
identity 2010-05-01

Vernita Gray honored with Damski Award

Vernita Gray, a gay-rights activist since the '60s, received the Jon-Henri DamskiAward March 31 at Sidetrack. Gray's activism stretches back to the 1960s, when, as a press release put it, she "had three strikes against her—she ...
identity 2010-05-01

AIDS group honors Obama

From A News Release

April 14, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA ) today announced the recipients of its 2010 Positive Leadership Awards. The Positive Leadership Award is NAPWA's highest recognition of service to ...
identity 2010-05-01

FEATURE: Howard Brown—More questions than answers

It has now been almost a month since Windy City Times first broke the news that Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC ) had placed its CEO and CFO, Michael Cook and Mark Joslyn, respectively, on paid ...
Dan Choi sounds off at Boston gala

Dan Choi sounds off at Boston gala

In the nearly six weeks since his arrest for civil disobedience, Lt. Dan Choi, an Army infantry officer turned gay-rights activist, soldiers: From coast to coast, Choi preservers—speaking out on college campuses and other public venues. ...
identity 2010-05-01

Rihanna in Chicago Aug. 25

Rihanna—who is enjoying the success of her most recent album, Rated R; a smash #1 single with "Rude Boy;" and an upcoming international tour—has confirmed dates for her 2010 North American tour, Last Girl On Earth. ...
Renae Ogletree dies, community responds

Renae Ogletree dies, community responds

Chicago activist Renae Ogletree, 59, died April 23, after a recurrence of lung cancer that had spread throughout her body. A public memorial service was held Saturday, May 1, 11 a.m. at the Chicago History Museum, ...
identity 2010-05-01

Civil-rights pioneer Height dies

Civil-rights pioneer Dorothy Height, who was particularly active during the 1960s, died April 20, according to She was 98. Height was the chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, and worked ...
identity 2010-05-01

HIV+ Black MSM needed for research

Researchers at the University of Chicago and Howard Brown Health Center are developing a group-based smoking cessation program for HIV-positive African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) . The research team hopes to recruit 30 ...
identity 2010-05-01

Historic gay prom at CSU May 8

Chicago State University's gay-straight alliance, H.E.R.O. (Helping To Educate Regarding Orientation) , is putting on a party that has never been hosted in that school's history—a prom for the LGBT community and its allies. The ...
identity 2010-05-01

Latino HIV confab May 12 at Garfield Park

"Infórmate: Breaking the Silence—HIV Update on the Latino Community," will take place Wed., May 12, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park. The conference is a one-day event that will ...
identity 2010-05-01

Asians and Friends 25th-anniversary gala May 7

Asians and Friends Chicago (AFC) will formally celebrate its 25th anniversary by joining other LGBTA couples in a joint, black-tie-optional gathering to honor unions, relationships and friendships. The event will take place Friday, May 7, ...
identity 2010-05-01

Tomlin, Adams at Human First gala

Center on Halsted is holding its annual Human First gala Saturday, May 22, on the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, at 7:30 p.m. Among the slated performers are actress Lily Tomlin ...

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