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Identity 2010-10-01

Margaret Cho: Comic/actress is 'Cho Dependent'

Margaret Cho: Comic/actress is 'Cho Dependent'

Margaret Cho is working some serious mojo these days with Cho Dependent, her new album and tour that take an unflinching and hilarious look at sex, drugs and rock and roll, as only she can. Phoning ...
identity 2010-10-01

Vampire Weekend's Batmanglij talks music, family


Rostam Batmanglij is producer and instrumentalist for the rock band Vampire Weekend. He chatted Nunn on One about the tour and trip back to Chicago. Windy City Times: Hi, Rostam. Thanks for taking my call. I ...
identity 2010-10-01

Little Village LGBT bar stirs controversy

Some community activists are calling for the closure of La Cueva, a Little Village bar that attracts a large gay and transgender clientele. La Cueva, which has been open since 1972, hosts drag shows Thursday through ...
i2i's special gala

i2i's special gala

The great hall of the Japanese American Service Committee was transformed Aug. 28 into a lively scene as 150 members, friends and allies of the queer Asian/Pacific Islander (API ) community gathered to network, celebrate their ...
identity 2010-10-01

CJR accused of fraud

A local LGBT-rights organization has come under fire once again from critics who allege that the group's executive director, Marc Loveless, produced a slew of faulty invoices to show to state authorities who reimbursed the organization ...
identity 2010-10-01

LGBTAs weigh in on Daley

Windy City Times asked a variety of individuals about what impressions outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard Daley made on them. This is what they had to say: —Modesto "Tico" Valle, Center on Halsted executive director: "Mayor Daley ...
Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage—new book now available

Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage—new book now available

CHICAGO — Obama and the Gays: A Political Marriage is a new book by long-time Chicago-based journalist Tracy Baim. The book presents an in-depth look at Obama's trajectory on gay issues, and will be available on ...
identity 2010-10-01

Lesbian attorney running for alderman

Emily Stewart, a corporate attorney, is running for the 46th Ward aldermanic post that Helen Shiller will soon vacate. Stewart—who lives with her partner, Courtney, a mental health therapist—earned her Bachelor of Arts from New York ...
identity 2010-10-01

Groups' HIV expo focuses on African Americans

Doctors and nurses specializing in the treatment of HIV/AIDS hosted an HIV expo Sept. 11 on the city's South Side at the Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center. The International Association of Physicians in AIDS ...
identity 2010-10-01

VIEWS Reigning hip-hop's Queen Latifah outed

Long before the African-American celebrity gossip, news, popular culture and entertainment blog outed Dana Owens, a.k.a, Queen Latifah with photos of her and gal pal and "personal trainer" Jeanette Jenkins in a tender embrace not ...
identity 2010-10-01

Carol Moseley Braun running for mayor

Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has announced her candidacy for mayor. Speaking at the Hyatt Regency, Moseley Braun said that she will begin her petition drive, collecting enough signatures to qualify as a formal candidate. ...
identity 2010-10-01

Hall of Fame inducting 11 people, four groups

The Chicago Commission on Human Relations' Advisory Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues has released the names of 11 individuals and four organizations to be inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of ...
identity 2010-10-01

LGBTs included in immigration bill

Washington, D.C.—The Immigration Equality Action Fund has praised the introduction of a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the Senate, by Senator Robert Menendez, D-N.J., which includes the Uniting American ...
identity 2010-10-01

Rapper 50 Cent clarifies online remarks

On his Twitter page, rapper 50 Cent had posted an item suggesting that any man who doesn't like women should commit suicide, according to He tweeted, "If you a man and your [ sic ] ...
identity 2010-10-01

Coalition responds to Alveda King at Planned Parenthood

BY CARRIE MAXELL On Sept. 23—the day that portions of the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act went into effect—Black Women for Reproductive Justice organized a press conference at the ACLU headquarters on Michigan Avenue ...
VIEWS The controversy surrounding Bishop Long

VIEWS The controversy surrounding Bishop Long

Bishop Eddie Long is pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, a suburb of Atlanta, Ga. Some people think he is extremely successful to have grown his congregation from 150 people in 1987 to ...

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