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Anti-homophobia, Youth, AIDS Day programs planned

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Anti-homophobia program Dec. 8

LifeLube and Project CRYSP will host the community forum of the year "Not Just Faggot! End Homophobia Now" Wed., Dec. 8, at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m.

Among those scheduled to talk are Equality Illinois' Rick Garcia, Vernita Gray of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office and Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus' Keith Green. Simone Koehlinger will moderate.

For more information, please visit

LGBTQ youth symposium Nov. 30

The Illinois Psychological Association ( IPA ) and IPA's Sexual Orientation Section are hosting "LGBTQ Youth Symposium: Addressing the Challenges of Bullying, Suicide & Homophobia" at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Participants will discuss opportunities for addressing systemic issues related to anti-LGBTQ bullying, suicide and homophobia. In addition, attendees will learn better interventions for dealing with those being bullied and be informed of new programs being planned for outreach.

Among the presenters are Joe Camper of VALEO and Anthony Galloway of Test Positive Aware Network. Registration is required; for more information, see .

World AIDS Day events

—Chicago State University ( Dec. 1 ) : A panel discussion; musical performance featuring Lee England, Jr.; and a health expo will start at 12 p.m. in the Student Union Building ( Rotunda Room ) . Call Ivonne Anguh at 773-995-2554

—New Birth Christian Center ( Dec. 1 ) : HIV Awareness and Testing Day will take place 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 5335 W. LeMoyne. There will be entertainment and a coat giveaway. There will also be a family action planning dinner/training on Dec. 3, 6-8:30 p.m. Contact Tasha Wilkerson or Avanti Hall at 773-261-7404.

—Altars VIDA/SIDA ( Dec. 1 ) : This event will be followed by a candlelight vigil. It will start at La Casita de Don Pedro Albizu Campos, 2625 W. Division, at 4:30 p.m. Call 773-278-6737.

—St. Joseph's Parish ( Dec. 1 ) : There will be a prayer service at 6 p.m. at the parish, 1107 N. Orleans. Call 312-787-7174.

—World AIDS Day 2010 Gospel Concert ( Dec. 1 ) : South Side Help Center and New Covenant Baptist Church will present free HIV testing at 6 p.m.; the show starts at 7 p.m. It all takes place at 754 E. 77th; call 773-410-4820 or see .

—"Light for Rights" ( Dec. 1 ) : The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Test Positive Aware Network ( TPAN ) will present an event at The Chicago School, 325 N. Wells, #407. There will be a discussion and vigil.

—"Behind the Red Curtains: Monologues on HIV" ( Dec. 3 ) : Rush University Medical Center's Section of Infectious Diseases and The Red Pump Project are sponsoring this event, which is taking place at Room 43, 1041 E. 43rd, 7-8:30 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to wear red—pumps or ties. E-mail or .

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