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2007-06-01

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Friday, June 8

Gay Liberation Network Nigerian leader Davis Mac-Iyalla makes an appearance. 7 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 621 W. Belmont, LGBTliberation@aol.com, www.gayliberation.net

Saturday, June 9

Affinity Indoor Drive-in Movie Night ( 40+ event ) . 6:30 p.m.- midnight, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org

Coalition for Justice and Respect Power Concert 2007 featuring performances by Kin, Tori Fixx, Foxxjazell, Avery Young, Bigg Nugg, Tim'm West and host DJ Baker. 8-11 p.m., DuSable Museum, 740 E. 54th Place ( at Cottage Grove ) , $10 per person, $5 per person groups of four and free for groups of 10 or more, 773-559-1751 for more info

Coalition for Justice and Respect Power After-Party. 11:30 p.m., Cafe 719, 719 E. 79th St, 773-559-1751 for more info

Tuesday, June 12

Chicago LGBTQ Immigrant Alliance Points of Entry, a town hall meeting on LGBTWs and Immigration. Reception followed by a panel discussion. Free and open to public, 6-8 p.m., Acme Art Works, 1741 N. Western Ave.

Gerber/Hart Library Lesbian Book Group: The Color Purple by Alice Walker. 7:30 p.m., 1127 W. Granville Ave., www.gerberhart.org for more info

Thursday, June 14

Association of Latino Men for Action New support group addressing the needs of Spanish-speaking gay, bi and questioning men. Meets every second and fourth Thursday. Free, but space limited to 10 participants. 7-9 p.m., Radio Arte, 1401 W. 18th St., contact Carlos at 773-574-4157 or info@almachicago.org if interested in participating

GenderPAC It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop: A Conversation on Manhood, Misogyny, and Media. Featuring hip-hop artist Talib Kweli, journalist Ytasha Womack and more. 7 p.m., Chicago Youth Center, 1530 S. Hamlin Ave., RSVP required at rsvp@gpac.org or 202-462-6610

Friday, June 15

Affinity XPU Youth Drop-In. Every third Friday. 6 p.m., 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org

AquaMoon Black Queer Poetry and Prose by AquaMoon Performance Group. 7:30 p.m., Women & Children First Bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., www.womenandchildrenfirst.com, wcfbooks@aol.com

Women & Children First Aquamoon and Jolie Du Pre: A Night of Reading and Performance. 7:30 p.m., 5233 N. Clark St., 773-769-9299, www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Saturday, June 16

Affinity Lez Chat. Every third Saturday. 7 p.m., 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org

Asians and Friends Chicago GLBT Mahjong Night. Third Saturdays in June, July, August. Marc Rubin's Chicago Room Gallery, 3318 N. Halsted, www.afchicago.org

DuSable Museum of African American History Kick — The Agency for Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Transgender African-Americans brings its hit musical review, Gentlemen Preferred, a night of classic R&B love songs performed by men for men. 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, www.dusablemuseum.org

Sunday, June 17

Center on Halsted Interfaith Pride Worship Services: Health: Renewing Body, Mind & Spirit Generation to Generation. 9 a.m., 3656 N. Halsted, www.centeronhalsted.org

Monday, June 18

Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame 16th Annual Pride and Joy Reception fundraiser. Hosts: C.C. Carter and Renae Ogeltree. 6-10 p.m., $10, Star Gaze, 5419 N. Clark St.

Tuesday, June 19

Affinity Health Coalition Meeting. Every third Tuesday. 7 p.m., 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org

Thursday, June 21

Affinity Volunteer Orientation. Every third Thursday. 7 p.m., 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org

Affinity Drumming Circle. Every third Thursday. 7 p.m., 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org

Friday, June 22

Affinity Singles Mingle Event: Jazz with the Joffrey. Picnic and listen to jazz. 7:15 p.m., showtime 8 p.m., 301 Ravinia Rd., Highland Park, $10 ( chair and table ) , $5 ( chair only ) , 773-324-0377, www.affinity95.org, RSVP by June 14 to singlesmingle@yahoo.com

Sunday, June 24

Annual Pride Parade 38th Annual Chicago Pride Parade. Grand Marshal John Amaechi, former NBA player. Step off at 12 p.m.; from Halsted/Belmont corner proceeding north on Halsted, then South on Broadway, then east on Diversey to Cannon Drive; www.ChicagoPrideCalendar.org, PrideChgo@aol.com

Thursday, June 28

Association of Latino Men for Action New support group addressing the needs of Spanish-speaking gay, bi and questioning men. Meets every second and fourth Thursday. Free, but space limited to 10 participants. 7-9 p.m., Radio Arte, 1401 W. 18th St., contact Carlos at 773-574-4157 or info@almachicago.org if interested in participating

Windy City Black Pride 2007 Chicago Windy City Black LGBT Pride. Workshops, discussion panels, parties, parade, etc. TBA. Thru July 2. See www.windycityblackpride.org for more details

Friday, June 29

Windy City Black Pride Clubhouse & Smooth Productions' Urbano Hip Hop For All Blatino Pride party featuring sexy Urbano dancers. Door host: Mz. Ruff 'N Stuff. 10 p.m.-4 a.m., $10 at door, Circuit, 3641 N. Halsted, urbanochicago@aol.com, 773-325-2233, www.windycityblackpride.org


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