Lola Lai Jong
Age: 74
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Lola Lai Jong has been important cultural and activist pioneer on lesbian and Asian LGBT issues in Chicago and internationally.

Earth Ox, Proudly Womonloving, Butchy-Femme LESBIAN, Seung-jee/Tofu fah, Chicago-born Chinese, Wordsmith, Taoist, Asian Pacific Islander Queer activist--currently involved with i2i ( Invisible to Invincible: API Pride of Chicago ) , collectively produced Lesbians of Colors programs in Chicago and Midwest, co-founded Pacifica Asian Lesbians-Chicago, co-facilitated the Womyn of Colors Tent at the Michigan Women’s Music Festival from 1987-1993, co-founded Asian American Literary and Arts Society, honored to participate in, since 1994, The Women’s Sundance Lakota Ceremony, sponsored by Beatrice McLaughlin and Charlene O’Rourke.

My name means Strong Beautiful Dignity

  Video Interview Date: 2007-05-10 Interviewer: Tracy Baim

Out and Proud in Chicago: An Overview of the City's Gay Community, the book is edited by Tracy Baim and features the contributions of more than 20 prominent historians and journalists. It is published by Surrey Books, an Agate imprint, and is hard cover, 224 pages, 4-color, with nearly 400 photos.
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