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2004-12-01

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Hundreds of people helped welcome in the 2004 city Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame inductees Oct. 27. Those honored were:

Roger Brown ( 1941-1997 ) , artist.

Christopher Clason ( 1953-1991 ) , actor and activist, for work as a founder of Test Positive Aware Network.

Charles E. Clifton ( 1959-2004 ) , educator, for work with Test Positive Aware Network as its executive director and for being the first African American editor of Positively Aware and Positively Aware en español.

Frank Galati, 60, professor, for contributions with Steppenwolf Theater Company and as an associate director at the Goodman Theater as a writer, director, and actor.

Ralph-Paul Gernhardt, 70, publisher, co-founder of Gay Chicago Magazine in 1977.

Suzanne Marie Kraus, 55, activist, for her volunteer activities with political, social, and health-related groups; Kraus works for Windy City Times.

Julio Rodriguez, 45, activist, for his 17 years of contributions to the gay Latino community.

Dr. Nan Schaffer, 50, veterinarian, for her international achievements in veterinary science and for her contributions of expertise, time, and significant financial aid to LGBT organizations. Schaffer is also a co-owner of Windy City Media Group.

Terri Worman, 48, activist, for long-range contributions focusing on the LGBT aging community.

Organizations: Mulryan & York, Attorneys at Law; and Lincoln Park Lagooners.

Friend of the Community: PFLAG ( Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays ) .


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