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CBLG, Chef Tania, DJ Sheron Webb in Hall of Fame
2003-11-01

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Pictured: Chicago Black Lesbians and Gays was represented by current and past co-chairs and steering committee members.

DJ Sheron Denise Webb with Mayor Daley.

Mayor's GLBT liaison William Greaves, Daley, and Lillian Callaway accepting on behalf of her late daughter, Chef Tania Callaway.

Susan Stanley Chicago Black Lesbians and Gays

Photos by Tracy Baim

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Among a theme of protest—with activists calling on Mayor Daley and the City Council to allocate $1 million in additional AIDS prevention funding—the 2003 Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Famers were inducted at the Cultural Center Oct. 21.

Daley dutifully shook hands with all inductees—including John Pennycuff, who took the mircrophone to divert from the program briefly to demand the city provide the additional AIDS funding.

The Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues named the 2003 list of those selected for inclusion in the world's only known municipally sponsored hall of fame that honors members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Commission Chair Clarence N. Wood also spoke, and mentioned his recent appointment to the national board of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.

Organizations: AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, About Face Theatre, Buddies', Chicago Black Lesbians and Gays.

Individuals: Angel Abcede, 39.

Chef Tania Callaway (1952-2000), caterer and chef, for nearly 30 years of service in the culinary arts, during which she fostered African American community cohesion through social events large and small and charitable support.

Armand R. Cerbone, Ph.D., 62.

R. Sue Connolly, 56, banker.

Robert Bonvouloir Foster (1955-1991), lawyer.

Tonda L. Hughes, Ph.D., R.N., 49.

Patricia M. Logue, 43, lawyer and current interim legal director of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

John Pennycuff, 39, activist.

Laurence E. Spang, D.D.S., 54.

DJ Sheron Denise Webb, 51, disc jockey, for more than 30 years of musical entertainment that has strengthened the social fabric of the African American lesbian community.

Albert N. Williams, 52, writer.

Friend of the Community: The Graham Family.

See www.GLHallofFame.org . ----------------------------------------

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