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Blacklines 2003-11-01

blacklines 2003-11-01

Blackline Classified Ads

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Blacklines Personal Ads

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blacklines 2003-11-01

Letter to the Editor

My name is Alden Bell and I can remain silent no longer and must come forward to clear up any confusion caused by a message in October's issue of BLACKlines concerning Adodi. The message referred to ...
blacklines 2003-11-01


Summary, Rants and Raves

'Gay marriage should be between a man and a woman' — Arnold Schwarzenegger to Fox News Do you think if we changed the semantics of the community that we might make more progress in less time? ...
blacklines 2003-11-01

World Wide Web

Music on the Down Low

When Madonna sang 'music makes the people come together,' she didn't know how right she was. Just as Prohibition drove drinkers underground in the roaring '20s, the music industry's crackdown is making all sorts of people ...
blacklines 2003-11-01

Sex, Lies and DMX

It's a blessing to be just a few months short of 50-something years old. Life offers up many varied and always instructive experiences over a half century. Over the coming months, maybe years, I'd like to ...
blacklines 2003-11-01

Purrfectly Speaking

Have you ever noticed that at a certain point in your life, the same issue keeps presenting itself? Sort of like the Universe has decided that this 'issue' is one that you should be working on ...
blacklines 2003-11-01


The Mystery of the Strap

Butch and Stud lesbians often use strap-on dildos to enhance their sexual pleasures and those of their partner. However, not all butch/stud lesbians participate in this type of sex play. And, this isn't just a butch/stud ...


The 2003 Neo Soul Explosion Concert series concluded Oct. 3 at the DuSable Museum of African American History, with the singer Kem. He was scheduled to appear Aug. 15; however, this summer's electrical blackout left him ...
blacklines 2003-11-01

Underground Techniques

Gobble-Gobble to you all as the fall season is here. Here is a list of tunes that will help you shake off some of those holiday fixings, CDs to add to your collection and general info of interest! San Francisco Sessions ...
Doing it 'Wright': Photographer Takes Aim at Community

Doing it 'Wright': Photographer Takes Aim at Community

His camera flashed hundreds of times as he photographed men, women and children living with HIV who would soon be exposed in a traveling Midwestern exhibit featuring people living with the virus. But his cheerful mood ...
CBLG, Chef Tania, DJ Sheron Webb in Hall of Fame

CBLG, Chef Tania, DJ Sheron Webb in Hall of Fame

Pictured: Chicago Black Lesbians and Gays was represented by current and past co-chairs and steering committee members. DJ Sheron Denise Webb with Mayor Daley. Mayor's GLBT liaison William Greaves, Daley, and Lillian Callaway accepting on behalf ...
blacklines 2003-11-01

Shepard Protest

The right-wing movement to pass a Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage was the rallying cry for the 5th annual Matthew Shepard March sponsored by Chicago Anti-Bashing Network Oct. 4. Among the speakers were Rich Halperin of ...
blacklines 2003-11-01


There is a constantly looming and difficult question concerning whether marginalized communities/persons in the effort to construct spaces in which they feel safer and more able to both empower themselves and connect with others like them ...
Gay Film Fest Arrives

Gay Film Fest Arrives

with films of African-American interest

REELING 2003: The 22nd Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival, is Nov. 6-13 at several venues. Hotline is (312) 458-9117, or see, and for tix you can also call Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 ...
blacklines 2003-11-01

Mayor's AIDS Budget Falls Short

More than 25 people protested in front of City Hall Oct. 15 in response to the Mayor's failure to increase the city's AIDS budget by $1 million. Mayor Richard Daley instead asked for just $100,000 more ...

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