PRIDE 2009 all this week

Queer and Associates offers a bevy of fun events from the 17th to the 25th as part of PRIDE 2009.

By Ben Rossi

PRIDE 2009, Q & A’s annual celebration of the queer community, takes place all this week with everything from “Queer Bowling” to a drag ball in the offing.

Don’t miss:

A screening of Tal Como Somos (Just As We Are), Judith McCray’s compelling 2007 documentary about gay Latinos living in America. (April 23rd, 7 p.m. at 5710 South Woodlawn)

A performance by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Magdalen Hsu-Li, whose music has been compared to Ani DiFranco’s solo work. (April 23rd, 6 p.m., for more info contact

The GENDERFUCK Drag Ball, featuring DJ Reagonomix and performances by Chicago drag queens. (April 25th, 9 p.m., Ida Noyes 3rd Floor Theater).

Cherrie Moraga, Chicana writer, feminist activist and 2007 USA Rockefeller Fellow, reads excerpts from her new work. (April 24th, 7 p.m., Ida Noyes Cloister Club).

Go to the LGBTQ Programming Office website for event details and more!

Tal Como Somos Trailer