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Monica Roberts RIH

Photo Credit  (c) Eric Edward SchellI was saddened to hear the news that transgender rights advocate/activist Monica Roberts has transitioned. She was a powerful advocate using her platform to speak out against discrimination and violence.  […]

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TDOR In Memoriam

We remember the names of the transgender people whose lives have been lost to anti-trangender violence over the years and continue to demand increased and accurate media coverage of transgender people in their lives and […]

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In Memoriam: Frankie Knuckles

Francis Warren Nicholls, Jr., (January 18, 1955– March 31, 2014) better known as Frankie Knuckles, was an American DJ, record producer and remixer. He played an important role in developing and popularizing house music in Chicago during the 1980s, when the […]

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In Memoriam: Vernita Gray

Photo courtesy of Vernita Gray From 2010 Esteem Awards Longtime gay rights activist and 2010 Esteem Award winner Vernita Gray has died.Ms Gray was most recently known for her part in the marriage equality […]

Music & Radio Personalities

In Memoriam: Kashan Fields 1977-2014

In Memoriam: Kashan Fields Singer/Songwriter Kashan Ray Fields, 36, has a passed away.  According to sources, the popular performer died on Saturday January 4, 2014. Fields was a regular fixture on the music circuit performing […]

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Authors of Note: Brother Hassan Hartley

Chicago author Brother Hassan Hartley’s  debut  novel “When The Lights Goes Out: The Truth About Black Male Prison Sexuality” is about one’s journey of self-discovery and acceptance.  The book confronts issues of sexual orientation, homophobia […]

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In Memoriam: Whitney Houston

Photo By: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen – Whitney Houston Welcome Heroes Story By: Wikipedia Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress. She is one of the best-selling recording artists […]