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Identity Calendar
2005-09-01

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CALENDAR

Wednesday, August 31

St. Luke's Episcopal Church Welcomes Sr. Jeannine, who will speak of her struggles with the Roman Catholic hierarchy over her ministry to gay and lesbian Catholics. The film 'In Good Conscience' which documents her experience will also be shown. 7 p.m., free but donations accepted, 939 Hinman St., Evanston

Women & Children First Reading: Poetic Voices Without Borders. 7:30 p.m., 5233 N. Clark, ( 773 ) 769-9299

Saturday, Sept. 3

South Suburban Sisters End of summer get together; bring a dish and beverages. 1:30 p.m., $5 non-members, Monee Reservoir, 3209 N. Halsted, RSVP movingforward45@yahoo.com by Aug. 15, www.fpdwc.org/monee.cfm

Sunday, Sept. 4

SHOUT Weekly social support space for LGBTQQ youth 18 and under. 1-2:30 p.m., Broadway Youth Center, 3179 N. Broadway. Call Charles at ( 773 ) 388-8876 or email charles1@howardbrown.org for more information

African American Lesbian Celebration Joe Ann Mack and Kayron present the 1st Annual Appreciation Night for the African American lesbian community. Show and awards. Chicago Legend's, 2109 S. Wabash, for more information, call ( 773 ) 846-3774

Asians and Friends Monthly Dim Sum Outing. 12:30 p.m., Furama, 4936 N. Broadway

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Gay Liberation Network Monthly meeting, all welcome. 7 p.m., Gerber/Hart Library, 1127 W. Granville Ave., www.gayliberation.org

Friday, Sept. 9

Chicago Filmmakers Presents TransGeneration, a special sneak-peek feature version of the new 8-part television series about transgender university students. Special guest Gabbie in person. 8 p.m., $8/$7 students/$4 members, 5243 N. Clark, ( 773 ) 293-1447

Jane Goodall World-famous chimpanzee expert and conservationist gives a free public lecture. 7 p.m., NEIU Student Building, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr, www.janegoodall.org

Sirens Present Paso Doble, their all-women all-improv show. 10:30 p.m., $12/$8 students, Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, ( 773 ) 509-6433

Saturday, Sept. 10

Dykes Pedaling Bikes Join LCCP, Dykediva.com and the Windy City Cycling Club for a social ride. All levels welcome. 10 a.m., Lincoln Park's totem pole ( Addison and Lake Shore Drive ) , dykediva@gmail.com

SHOUT Weekly social support space for LGBTQQ youth 18 and under. 1-2:30 p.m., Broadway Youth Center, 3179 N. Broadway. Call Charles at ( 773 ) 388-8876 or email charles1@howardbrown.org for more information

CMSA ( Also Sept. 11 ) annual 'Senior Cup 2005' softball tournament. Waveland Park, www.chicagoseniorcup.com

Gay Games Chicago 2006 Organizes a special benefit cruise aboard the Kanan, Navy Pier's newest luxury liner. Two-hour cruise includes complimentary cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music, and spectacular fireworks show viewed from Lake Michigan. Special guest Sara and Jessica Waddell, partner and daughter of late Gay Games co-founder, Dr. Tom Waddell. Boarding 8 p.m., departure 8:30 p.m., $75, ( 773 ) 907-2006, info@gaygameschicago.org

Morton Arboretum Opens a new four-acre Children's Garden. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle

TPAN The 'Aware Affair' annual gala starring Jane Oliver. 6 p.m., Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Drive. Must RSVP by Aug. 26. Visit www.tpan.com or email awareaffair@tpan.com

Sunday, Sept. 11

Chicago Prime Timers open social. Cocktails, dining and entertainment. $15, Ann Sathers, 929 W. Belmont Ave., www.primetimersww.org/chicago

WACT Brunch. Noon. To be involved, call Mary at ( 773 ) 268-4438, Cheryl at ( 773 ) 271-2393, Robbie at ( 773 ) 221-4076, or Carol at ( 773 ) 459-3088

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Gerber/Hart Library Lesbian book club discusses 'This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation' edited by Gloria E. Anzaldua & Analouise Keating. 7:30 p.m., $3/$2 members, 1127 Granville ( 773 ) 381-8030

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Scot's Presents Wicked Wednesdays with Vox Vodka, Wicked Martinis, Wicked Trivia, free raffle, and a chance to win Wicked tickets. 6-8 p.m., 1829 W. Montrose

Thursday, Sept. 15

MGroup Support group for married ( to women ) gay and bisexual men. 7 p.m., Gale House, 124 N. Kenilworth Ave., Oak Park, www.MGroupChicago.org

Bi America Book reading and signing with William Burleson, author of Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible Community. 7 p.m., Quimby's Bookstore, 1854 W. North Ave., www.quimby's.com

Friday, Sept. 16

Sirens Present Paso Doble, their all-women all-improv show. 10:30 p.m., $12/$8 students, Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, ( 773 ) 509-6433

Women of Spirit Series 'Women Entering the Red Tents with Mercy Gilpatric.' A look at how women are mentioned in the Hebrew Scriptures. 7-9 p.m., $10, Swedenborg Library, 77 W. Washington, 1700, ( 312 ) 346-7003

Saturday, Sept. 17

AIDS Foundation of Chicago AIDS Run & Walk. 9:55 a.m. 5K Run, 10 a.m. 5K Walk. Starts at 9:55 a.m., Randolph St. & the Lakefront, ( 312 ) 922-2322, www.aidschicago.org

ALMA annual fundraiser, Apoyando Nuestro Futuro, to support its educational, social, advocacy, and cultural programs. 6-11 p.m., Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th St., for tickets, call ( 773 ) 929-7688 or see www.almachicago.org

Mountain Moving Coffeehouse Presents Vickie Shaw. 7:30 p.m., 1700 W. Farragut

Womyn's Social/Friendship Group Holds its 3rd Annual Picnic in Bussie Woods. BYOB/grill and what you want to eat. 11 a.m., $5, for more information, email LKA1958@aol.com

Sunday, Sept. 18

GLSEN Chicago Holds its annual Back-to-School Brunch. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel, for more information, see www.glsenchicago.org

PFLAG/Chicago Monthly meeting. 2-4 p.m., Broadway United Methodist Church, 3344 N. Broadway

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Estrojam Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Bessie Smith: A Tribute to the Ladies of Early Blues and Jazz. Through Sept. 24. www.estrojam.org

Thursday, Sept. 22

Bar AIDS Portion of participating bars' sales benefit AIDSCARE. For more information, see www.bar-aids.org

Friday, Sept. 23

Beat Don't Ask, Don't Tell Celebrate Chicago's speaking out for overturning the ban on gays in the military. Dixon Osburn of Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and a Chicagoan recently discharged from the military will speak. 6-8:30 p.m., $50 suggested donation, Pritzker Military Library, 610 Fairbanks Ct. For more information, call Jean ( 773 ) 871-7610

Saturday, Sept. 24

Chicago House Commemorates 20 years with Vive La Vie: A Celebration of Life. Hotel Intercontinental, 505 N. Michigan. Book tickets at ( 773 ) 248-5200 ext. 303 or www.chicagohouse.org

Sunday, Sept. 25

LCCP Holds its Annual Fall Brunch in honor of caregivers. delicious southern brunch, open bar, live auction. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $100/$200 VIP, South Restaurant, 5900 N. Broadway, RSVP by Sept. 9, ( 773 ) 572-5117, cat@lccp.org

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Hall of Fame Celebrity Auction on behalf of the Advisory Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues to benefit 2005 Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. 7 p.m., Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted

MGroup Support group for married ( to women ) gay and bisexual men. 7 p.m., Gale House, 124 N. Kenilworth Ave., Oak Park, www.MGroupChicago.org

Wednesday, Sept. 28

HRC/Illinois Monthly Community Meeting. 6:30 p.m. volunteer orientation, 7 p.m. committee meeting, Ann Sather Restaurant, 929 W. Belmont, www.hrc.org/chicago

X/O Presents Wicked Wednesdays with Vox Vodka, Wicked Martinis, Wicked Trivia, free raffle, and a chance to win Wicked tickets. 6-8 p.m., 3441 N. Halsted

Saturday, Oct. 1

Gerber/Hart Holds its Annual Benefit. Guest speakers: Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, activists and founders of the Daughters of Bilitis and the monthly magazine 'The Ladder.' 7 p.m., $75, Swedish American Museum Center, 5211 N. Clark, ( 773 ) 381-8030


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