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Patricia Ariza Wins LPTW Gilder/Coigney Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
On Monday, October 27, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee will honor Patricia Ariza from Colombia with the LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award 2014.

Poetic Expressions from Gay Voices

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | May 10
This week, Out There parses two books of poetry and examines the "contrarian" position that marriage might not be the best thing for our community.

College Student’s ’God is Gay’ Slam Poetry Vid Goes Viral

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 31
A video of a slam poetry performance titled "God is Gay" by a student from the University of North Carolina has gone viral.

Inaugural Out Poet Pays Homage to American Experience

Poet Richard Blanco has delivered an inaugural poem paying homage to the American experience. Blanco is the first openly gay person to serve in the role of inaugural poet.

Gay Activist & Poet William Brandon Lacy Campos Dies at 35

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 15
The LGBT community mourns the loss of gay rights activist, poet and author William Brandon Lacy Campos who died last week at the age of 35.

Capturing Fire Returns for Second Summit of Slams and Spoken Word

THEATRE | By Will O’Bryan | May 29
In this arena, it’s not the words themselves that own the power, but an infusion of passion from the performer - whether competitive ’’slam poet’’ or more subdued spoken-word speaker.

Swinburne Goes to the Café Flore

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Apr 22
The sun has poured through a mail-slot in the morning fog and is brightening the pavement where darlings sit at the Café Flore.

Gay Pakistani Muslim Poet (and Fashion Icon) Dies at 64

Ifti Nasim - the gay Pakistani Muslim poet, activist and Chicago radio show host - strode in wearing leather pants, a leather overcoat and pimp hat with feather.

Revive and Rejuvenate with Poetry Bath

GROOMING | By M. M. Adjarian | Sep 16
It’s the end of another long day. You were late to work; you’re behind on your projects; and your lover complains that the two of you aren’t spending enough time together. To say that you’re tired and stressed out would be an understatement.

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