EQUAL RIGHTS RALLY

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

GLBTQ Liberation! Support Same-Sex Marriage! Saturday, October 4, 2003 1:00 - 4:00 PM Historic Lapeer County Courthouse, Lapeer, Michigan It is time we, the residents of the State of Michigan, stand up for equal rights [...]

Teens walk to help battle against AIDS

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman Teen Walkers.tif: Over 250 teenagers from Grosse Pointe North High School participated in Steppin' Out AIDS Walk this weekend, raising over $8,000. Photo by Khristian Speelman. ROYAL OAK - Danielle Dipert said [...]

Another attach rattles Traverse City

By | 2018-01-16T12:18:43+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Eartha Melzer TRAVERSE CITY - Raymond Chalfont, 21 is undergoing a forensic exam to determine whether he is competent to stand trial for assaulting a gay man with a dangerous weapon. Chalfont is accused [...]

Layton Dorey and Timothy R. Gill

By | 2018-01-16T05:45:52+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

E. Layton Dorey and Timothy R. Gill are pleased to announce that they were married at the Universalist Unitarian Church in Ruthven, Ontario Friday August 1. This legal wedding was followed by a commitment ceremony [...]

Glad to have GLBT business

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, I had an interesting phone call several weeks ago from one of your readers. She thanked me for having the guts to advertise in Between The Lines newspaper. I asked why, because as [...]

Protect what we celebrate

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

The summer of 2003 was a season of extraordinary gains for LGBT rights. In June, the U.S. Supreme Court decriminalized same-sex relations by striking down the Texas sodomy law in Lawrence v. Texas. Ontario took [...]

Lesbian Notions

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Paula Martinac Mainstream news programs and publications love to report on medical scares, which make good copy. Because the stories are ubiquitous, the temptation for some of us is to ignore them. But recently, [...]

Voices from an Urban Bush Sistah

By | 2018-01-23T00:59:59+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Imani Williams 'Just because it makes dollars, doesn't mean it makes sense' Its homecoming time already and the 2003-04 school year has started without one Gay Straight Student Alliance (GSA) in place in Detroit [...]

Camp Trans

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Pamela Benetti When I decided to write an article about Camp Trans it was impossible to divorce it from discussing the trans-exclusion policy of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, which Camp Trans formed to [...]

Art & Around

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

AA Eliane Elias.jpg: Fontana Chamber Arts will host Grammy-nominated jazz artist Eliane Elias for a two-day residency and public concert Oct. 8 and 9. Photo courtesy of FCA. $27,000 grant boosts Fontana Chamber ArtsÕ outreach [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

The RX Bandits will be at Alvins in Detroit for a 6 p.m. show on September 24 in Detroit. The Distillers will be at the Shelter in Detroit for a 6:30 p.m. show on September [...]

Curtain Calls

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Review: 'Triple Espresso' Comedy at Gem Theater delights audiences of all ages There's something downright familiar about "Triple Espresso," I kept thinking to myself as I chuckled and guffawed throughout the opening minutes of the [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By John Quinn {HEADER Review: ÔTenÕ Ten Years at The Second City - Detroit} I like my coffee. When coffee is fresh out of the pot, hot and aromatic, itÕs a treat for the senses [...]

Introducing Ava Rodgers

By | 2018-01-16T08:36:19+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

AvaRodgersApollo.jpg pic available Ava Rodgers always knew she had a song in her heart. But it took her years to find the courage to put one on her lips. You see, after high school, when [...]

International News

By | 2003-09-25T09:00:00+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Gay marriage scrapes by in Canada Canada's House of Commons narrowly approved of same-sex marriage Sept. 16 in a nonbinding test vote engineered by conservatives who wanted to gauge opposition to the concept.MPs voted 137 [...]

Gays begin planning for GOP convention

By | 2018-01-15T17:12:24+00:00 September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Rex Wockner HRC Communications Director David Smith. Photo by Rex Wockner. NGLTF Executive Director Matt Foreman. Photo by Rex Wockner. The so-called "backlash" to the so-called "Summer of Gay" may not reach its zenith [...]