Archives for October 2011

Wear Purple on Spirit Day (10/20) to Combat Bullying

In 2010, teenager Brittany McMillan started Spirit Day as a response to all the LGBT youth that had taken their own lives that year. It has now become an annual event as GLAAD is encouraging those in the U.S. to wear purple on October 20th as a sign of support for LGBT youth and to speak out [Read More…]

Cowards and Keyboards

It shouldn’t surprise me anymore when socially awkward and scared people in real life become the boldest person ever behind a keyboard. It’s their cover for living a real life that actually makes a difference in other people’s lives. They do it because it’s the best, and most efficient way to be gutless without any [Read More…]

Monday Oct. 17 Living in the Tension

In light of October being LGBT History Month, we will be watching the documentary Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin for our next Living in the Tension community gathering on Monday, October 17th. We will meet at our regular location on 5255 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago a little earlier at 6:45pm. Bayard Rustin (pictured right with [Read More…]

Tuesday Oct 4 Living in the Tension – Guest Speaker, UK Author & Professor Keith Sharpe

On Tuesday, October 4th at 7pm at 5255 N. Ashland Ave Room 120, British author and professor Keith Sharpe is going to be speaking about his new book The Gay Gospels. He is currently on a book tour throughout the United States and has decided to make a stop in Chicago with us! You can check [Read More…]