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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Teens walk to help battle against AIDS

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Another attach rattles Traverse City

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:18:43-05:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Layton Dorey and Timothy R. Gill

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:45:52-05:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Glad to have GLBT business

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Protect what we celebrate

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Lesbian Notions

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, [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Voices from an Urban Bush Sistah

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 [...]

By |2018-01-23T00:59:59-05:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Camp Trans

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Art & Around

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Concert Connections

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls XTRA

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Introducing Ava Rodgers

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:36:19-05:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

International News

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 [...]

By |2003-09-25T09:00:00-04:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Gays begin planning for GOP convention

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:12:24-05:00September 25th, 2003|Uncategorized|