Esteem Awards

The 4th Annual Esteem Awards

CHICAGO – (May 1, 2010)™ announced the 23 recipients of the 2010 Esteem Awards. The Esteem Awards honors local and national organizations and individuals for their continued efforts in supporting the African-American LGBT community […]

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Yolo Akili’s Purple Galaxy

Poet, activist and yoga instructor, Yolo Akili, 29, received their Bachelors of the Arts in Women’s & African American Studies from Georgia State University. He is currently on staff at Decatur, GA based Men Stopping […]

Esteem Awards

Traxx Girls Inc.

Melissa Scott has taken the lesbian community by storm offsetting the nation’s freshest entertainment events for women of color. Melissa learned the language of the club promotions business as a young child. An Augusta Georgia […]

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In Memoriam: Renae Ogletree

In Memoriam: Renae Ogletree August 2, 1950 – April 23, 2010  It is with much regret we announce that Chicago longtime gay activist Renae Ogletree, 59, has died due to complications related to lung disease. […]

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Authors of Note: Celia Anderson

Name: Celia Anderson Birthplace: Chicago, IL Current Residence: Fayetteville, AR We understand that you worked for the late E. Lynn Harris, what was that experience like?         E. Lynn taught me valuable lessons, first to never […]

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Authors of Note: Taylor Siluwé

Name: Taylor SiluwéBirthplace: Jersey City, NJCurrent Residence: I’m a Jersey boy to the core, born in Jersey City.              Current or most recent project: Dancing With The Devil is my first collection of short stories.  […]

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Author of Note: Bryan Edney

Name & birthplace: Bryan Edney, Philadelphia, PA Are you married, single, dating? any children?: Single and dating.  No children…but I want to adopt. Please describe your current or most recent project. Include a brief overview, […]