Tag: minority groups

It Keeps Getting Better...

I would be lying if I said growing up gay and black on the South Side was easy. By age 14, I was constantly fighting–with my words and my fists–and I was afraid life would never get better. At one point, I even tried praying the gay away. (It didn’t work.) Just a few days... Read more »

Chicago's "White Party" Event

Here’s a great event where you can have fun and give back to the community.  The K Dock Team, a media group in Chicago ran by five very impressive gay men, is partnering up with Vital Bridges, an organization that helps people throughout the Chicagoland area that are impacted by HIV/AIDS to improve their health... Read more »

Chicago's Black Pride Recap 2010

Chicago’s Black Pride celebrated its 11th Anniversary the first week in July, usually held during the July 4th weekend. The week-long celebration is arguably one of the most important events in Chicago’s African American LGBT community.  Throughout the week, many African American LGBTs attend seminars, poetry slams, movie screenings, comedies, and a grand outdoor festival,... Read more »