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Blacklines 2003-12-01

blacklines 2003-12-01

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Blacklines Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 27 Club Reunion Loftwerk Productions hosts a Thanksgiving dance party. 7 p.m.-2 a.m., $10, 811 W. Lake, (312) 491-9600 D/E Entertainment and TabernacleChicago Evolution, featuring DJs Frankie Knuckles and Alan King, hosted by Frederick ...
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Blacklines Personal Ads

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Blacklines Arts Listings

Theater **** Gay/les/bi/queer/trans content or interest . BB = Black interest. V = Latino/a. **** Nov 26: SOST, a look at the immigrant experience through the eyes of one family, traces the story of three Ethiopian ...
blacklines 2003-12-01

World Wide Web

The digital divide exists in some form or another, according to a comprehensive 10-year study by The AMD Global Consumer Advisory Board (GCAB), which examined the Internet gaps among countries such as the United States, United ...
blacklines 2003-12-01

Thoughts & Ideas

I asked Rev. Alma Crawford her thoughts and ideas about Church of The Open Door. Many Americans regard December as a time to celebrate the birth of Santa Claus on the North Pole by buying what ...
In Marvin and Aretha's Footsteps

In Marvin and Aretha's Footsteps

Pictured: Fefe Dobson, Aretha, Luther With the passing of Barry White this year, and the near loss of Luther Vandross (wishing you a continued and speedy recovery, Mr. Vandross) , I thought it would be a ...
blacklines 2003-12-01

Underground Techniques

Without hesitation, let's get right to the new releases that are shaking dance floors. Aphrodisio Records out of Minneapolis has been releasing tunes for some time and has built their roster with some amazing talent. E-Tones ...
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Nov. 3, 2003 marked the end of an era for one of Chicago's most revered leather bars, The Cellblock. By 8 p.m. the bar was packed. The mood was festive because even though Roger Hickey (owner) ...
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In prefacing his proclamation, he asked that I withhold judgement, because he anticipated stern disapproval. Essentially, he proclaimed, "From this day forward, I will no longer identify as half-Black." Because my friend looks like a white ...
Summer All Year Long: An Interview With Donna Summer

Summer All Year Long: An Interview With Donna Summer

Donna Summer is anything but an "ordinary girl". With her powerful vocals, equated with dance and pop chart stardom, her disco diva persona, and a career in European musical theater, Summer is more extraordinary than ordinary. ...
blacklines 2003-12-01

GURRRLolgy Christmas Cheer & Challenge

"Deck the halls with boughs of holly fa la la la laaaa la la la la! - 'Tis the season to be jolly!" It's Christmas time in Chi-Town! Yipeee! I've always loved Christmas, especially in Chicago! ...
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Purrfectly Speaking

So how did it go last month? Were you able to identify that one particular issue (or several) that the Universe was trying to bring to your attention? If not, that's OK. You can trust that when you are ready - ...
Palm Springs Elects its First Gay African-American Mayor in 'Lavender Sweep'

Palm Springs Elects its First Gay African-American Mayor in 'Lavender Sweep'

One on One With New Mayor

Pictured: Ron Oden, Palm Springs Mayor-elect. Photos by Ed Walsh Palm Springs made history this month when a GLBT majority was sworn in to its city government and a gay African American man took the reins ...
Hot Pics

Hot Pics

Hot Pics Pow Wow and Loftwerk S/He nights, and John Fleming's Madman Gay Pride Comedy night, have included top national and local stars like Monique, Dana Austin and Jessica Halem. See this issue for more on ...


Pictured: Chicago Black Lesbians and Gays was represented by current and past co-chairs and steering committee members. From left: Laura Rissover of the Mayor's Advisory Council on Gay and Lesbian Issues, Susan Stanley, Dwayne Woods, and ...
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ACLU Survey: Massive HIV Civil Rights Violations

The American Civil Liberties Union has released a survey, HIV & Civil Rights: A Report from the Frontlines of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic, which details widespread civil-rights violations throughout the U.S. ...
Dominican University Hosts AIDS Quilt

Dominican University Hosts AIDS Quilt

Pictured: Rae Lewis Thornton Dominican University in suburban Chicago River Forest will serve as a host site for the AIDS Memorial Quilt Dec. 1-3. Dominican's display of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, to be held ...
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Rustin Film

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin will be shown Saturday, Feb. 21 at the University of Chicago Campus, 1-5 p.m., followed by a reception, panel discussion and break-out discussion groups. All at Ida Noyes Hall, ...
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Mayor, Council Back $500,000 More for AIDS

The City Council Budget Committee Nov. 17 voted to add $500,000 to Mayor Daley's initial $100,000 increase for city AIDS funding in the next fiscal year. Daley supported the increase, according to Greg Harris, chief of ...


Pictured: Lisa Moore (right) with Chicagoan C.C. Carter. Photo by Tracy Baim The Lambda Literary Foundation announced that Lisa C. Moore has been named editor of its flagship publication, The Lambda Book Report. Her appointment marks ...
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ONYX Pledge Class

ONYX, for leathermen of color, has adopted a fraternity-like process (pledge class) to help bring leather to men of color and to broaden the leather community. A new pledge period is here, "We are instructed on ...
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Adodi Meetings

Adodi Chicago, a group of same-gender-loving men of African descent, meets each first Saturday of the month at the offices of Task Force for AIDS Prevention at 1130 S. Wabash Suite 404. Meeting times are 2-4 ...
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King Day, Kevin's Room Events

Chicago Black Lesbians and Gays presents their 9th Annual Free Breakfast Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., "In Times Like These We Need a King," Monday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m., Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. ...

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