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2004-09-01

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Among 19 people arrested in a Saturday night prostitution sting in Lakeview were 15 transgenders. The police now offer a card giving the transgenders information on social services available. The arrests were made in the heavily commercial area of Belmont and Sheffield streets. Some of the 15 were men dressed is female clothing, others were further along in their sex-change operations, police said.

Candace Gingrich will be the Keynote Speaker at GLSEN Chicago's First Annual Back-to-School Brunch Sunday, Sept. 12, W Hotel City Center, with MC Vickie Shaw. See www.glsenchicago.org/brunch.html.

The Chicago chapter of the GLBT Stonewall Democrats is re-booting. They are hosting an organizing meeting—for voter registration, canvassing for candidates, and gaining a voice in the party, Thursday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m., Ann Sather's, 929 W. Belmont.

A night of Genderqueer Entertainment, hosted by the Chicago Kings to benefit the International Drag King Extravaganza, will be Sept. 3, 9 p.m., $10, Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western. See Ember Swift, Patty Elvis, and DJ Pussy Galore. See www.idkechicago.com .


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