Isaac Julien—the ridiculously talented black gay British director who created such avant garde classics as Looking for Langston and Young Soul Rebels—continues his lecture series at the Guggenheim. Tonight at 7:30pm, the film maker and visual artist will discuss his trilogy of film installations: True North, Fantôme Créole and Small Boats. Above is a panel from True North, which was filmed in Sweden and Iceland in 2004. See our review HERE.
· Fashion guru Lloyd Boston on conspicuous fashion statements. "It's really uninventinve...It saddens me especially when I see people of color caught up in logos and designer status logos because we never needed that to make an international style statement. We would set trends with hand-me-downs in decades past because we were creative enough and inventive enough to express ourselves."
· Gay and lesbian Democratic activists meet with chairman Howard Dean and push for more gay and lesbian delegates to the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
· As the Iowa state legislature debates new protections for gay and lesbian students to prohibit harassment and bullying, two 19-year-old Des Moines women are arrested for a vicious hate crime against a 16-year-old gay teen.
· Montana: Legislators revive a bill to ban discrimination against gays and lesbians.