Nubian Café (www.nubiancafe.com/): It's all about African-American lesbians and poetry at this site. Find out all about these writers and peruse their handiwork. Here's an example from Soulful Poet: 'I am she/She is me/Myself in you/Yourself in me.'
The Hidden Woman (www.hiddenwoman.com/): This site has everything for the modern cross-dresser. Select everything from lingerie to dancewear to breast forms. (Yes, breast forms.) You can even get a makeover kit that includes earrings, lipstick, nylons, and nail polish.
The Men of Onyx (www.onyxmen.com/): Black men and leather—that's the combination at the heart of this intriguing site. Read profiles of the members, find out about upcoming events, and pore through erotic stories.
Amigos Latinos Apoyando Siempre (www.opalga.org): Amigos Latinos Apoyando Siempre (ALAS) is a program for Latino men who live in the western suburbs of Chicago and believe they are gay, bisexual, or transgendered. ALAS is affiliated with the Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association (OPALGA).
Long Yang Club—Chicago (www.longyangclub.org/chicago/): This site 'promotes friendship and understanding, and provides social activities and support for gay Asians, their partners, and friends.' Check out the photo galleries and news of upcoming events. (You might want to start saving your pennies for November's Thailand/Vietnam excursion.)
Intersex Society of North America (www.isna.org/): This extremely comprehensive site has everything you could want to know (and then some) about intersexuality. You'll find FAQs, medical information, and volunteer data, among other things. You can even read the site in Spanish.
Café Pride for Chicago's LGBT Youth (www.cafepride.com/): Although many of the people associated with this group are religious (complete with meetings at Lakeview Presbyterian Church), don't be scared off. People only discuss religion if you're interested. Find out how to join. Try it; you may be pleasantly surprised.
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