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Art & Around

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Kirov Ballet makes rare U.S. stop at Detroit Opera House DETROIT - The 2003-2004 DaimlerChrysler Dance Season begins in grand fashion Oct. 29 as the Kirov Ballet, the world's premiere dance company, makes a rare [...]

Community Clipboard

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center 195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone: (248) 398-7105 Fax: (248)541-1943 Email: [email protected] Web: NEWS AT THE CENTER Women's Rap at Affirmations Revamped The women's rap group [...]

Concert Connections

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

The Chenille Sisters, or The High Priestesses of Harmony will return to their hometown on October 31 at The Ark in Ann Arbor. Michael Smith will be at The Ark in Ann Arbor on November [...]

Curtain Calls

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By John Quinn Review: 'Great Expectations' Hilberry presents a 'Pip' of a play The caution sign at the theater door reads, "This show contains the use of pyrotechnics, loud cannon fire, hazer, fog machine and [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By John Quinn Review: 'Twelve Angry Jurors' The verdict is in: Difficult drama trips Detroit Ensemble Tis the season for assumed identities, and the new show at the Detroit Ensemble Theatre is no exception. Reginald [...]

Dear Jody

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Jody Valley Nothing to do with you Q: My sister is an alcoholic. Unfortunately, I did not know this until, for psychiatric and financial reasons, I had to move from my apartment in Tulsa, [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Reese adopts 'Bunny' When does Reese Witherspoon sleep? She's got the remake of "Vanity Fair" under her belt, she's playing June Carter in the Johnny Cash biopic, and her production company [...]

GOTCHA at Score Nightclub

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Photos by Matthew Barton As opening nights go Score was a hit. Hot men and ladies from all over Detroit made the trip to check out the new club located at 9 and Harper. With [...]

National Newsbriefs

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Politics: Senate Panel Approves General's Promotion WASHINGTON - A Senate panel approved the Bush's nomination of Maj. Gen. Robert Clark for a third star and a promotion. Democratic Senators Edward Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, and Daniel [...]

Nite Out

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Thursday Friction with Tom Newman at The Works. Rumors Nightclub hosts College night with DJ Gemini in Grand Rapids. Latino Night comes to the R&R Saloon with $1 cover. Get Thirsty with X-Cel at Thirsty [...]

Now Playing

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Just Out Veronica Guerin Aghast at the heroin epidemic sweeping Dublin, intrepid journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett) works to expose the machinations of drug kingpin John Gilligan (Gerard McSorley). In the face of constant threats, [...]

Michigan Human Society Pet of the Week Ellen

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Ellen is a three-year-old German Shepherd mix female with a beautiful black and brown coat with blonde highlights around her face. Unfortunately, her former owner abandoned her, leaving her to fend for herself. This friendly-faced [...]

Q Scopes for men

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman Wear costumes, Scorpio! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The Sun close to Mercury in your house of collaboration bodes well for any of your projects that involve partners. The lesson of [...]

Q Scopes for women

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman Wear costumes, Scorpio! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Halloween could be an exciting night for you. Pick out a costume that expresses your dark side. You need to find more constructive [...]

Fourth Annual Michigan ACLU Dinner Nov. 8

By |2018-01-16T16:40:47-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - The Fourth Annual Dinner for the Michigan ACLU is Nov. 8 at the Rattlesnake Club in Detroit. The Keynote Speaker will be ACLU National Executive Director Anthony Romero. Honorees include: Ishmael Ahmed, Director [...]

Benefit show to aid teen shelters

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

LANSING - On Nov. 9, Club 505 will host a benefit for local teen shelters, Crossroads and Higher Ground. Crossroads is a transitional living and homeless youth shelter for minors of all genders between 16 [...]

Jewelry store lets you be the designer

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman ROYAL OAK - A new Royal Oak jewelry store has brought a fresh design concept to Michigan. Charlotte, opened just two weeks ago, promises customers a lifetime guarantee of high style. "We [...]

DIM SUM: Oh, the burden of perfection

By |2018-01-16T08:45:34-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Andrew Yee I took a Women's Studies course during college. I found it informative and interesting -- until my professor passed out Vogue magazines for our scrutiny. "Have you ever seen so many overly [...]

Screening the big gay world

By |2018-01-15T21:39:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Leslie Robinson It can be difficult to lift our eyes up from our own concerns. Questions like, "How will I pay the rent this month?" and "Will I be in middle management forever?" and [...]

Halloween Activities

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Sistah's Providing Intelligence Creativity and Empowerment S.P.IC.E., is having a Halloween Party for little ones ages 12 and under on Halloween night Oct. 31 from 7-9 p.m. to be held at the Men Of Color [...]

Scene around town

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Steve Gittleman (Right) and Rick Anthony Bonner (Left) enjoy an evening at Dolce Moda to celebrate the Human Rights Campaign Political Action Group. Photo by Sharon Gittleman.

Suburban candidates vie for LGBT votes

By |2018-01-15T18:20:43-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman WOODWARD CORRIDOR - What do the candidates running for office in the suburban communities along the Woodward corridor really think about LGBT issues? BTL compiled this voter guide to help you learn [...]

Make the call and make a difference

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, I've made my appointments to see both my state senator and representative to tell them why I oppose that Marriage Protection Amendment. Have you made yours? It's easy to do. You can use [...]

Walking a precarious tightrope commended

By |2018-01-16T02:03:38-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, Compliments to the Between The Lines staff for the news article and the editorial regarding the recent turbulence at the Ruth Ellis Center (October 22 Editorial: "Pain and hopefully progress" and news item: [...]

No Magic for LGBTs

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, After working in the HIV/AIDS world for two years now, it never surprises me to witness homophobia and social injustice. I have learned quickly that HIV/AIDS is not just about the virus, but [...]

Get out the Vote!

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, I feel that it is important to express my support for the re-election of Councilman Craig Covey, Mayor Robert Porter, along with the election of candidate Jackie Koivu. As a business owner, resident [...]

Surprised about Trice coverage

By |2018-01-15T19:48:26-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, I was surprised to see the type of article you provided for City Council candidate Joe Trice in last week's paper. There has not been a lot of coverage in BTL to date [...]

Men Of Color hosts Matrix Movie Night

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter DETROIT - Men Of Color Motivational Group, Inc., the Detroit-based HIV/AIDS outreach organization is hosting a movie night at the Phoenix Theater to promote its HIV counseling and testing services. The [...]

Pride PAC comes out early for Dean

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - The man responsible for signing the most progressive piece of pro-gay and lesbian legislation in American history (Civil Unions in Vermont) has won the endorsement of Michgan's oldest and most notable political action [...]


By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

October 7, 2003, Introduced by Senators CROPSEY, GARCIA, HARDIMAN, CASSIS, BISHOP, BIRKHOLZ, PATTERSON, GILBERT, VAN WOERKOM, GOSCHKA, BROWN, SANBORN, JELINEK, STAMAS, KUIPERS, SIKKEMA, McMANUS and OLSHOVE and referred to the Committee on Government Operations. A [...]

Rights advocate welcomes LGBT vote

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman ROYAL OAK - One Royal Oak candidate for City Commission has consistently supported human rights for LGBT residents and opposed the campaign for a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. Divorce attorney [...]

Time to Talk Back! Call ’em:

By |2003-10-30T09:00:00-05:00October 30th, 2003|Uncategorized|

For more information about CFM contact Beth Bashert at 734-678-2746 or Johnny Jenkins at 313-567-1863. To contact Triangle Foundation call 313-537-3323 or To find your Senators go to or Urge your friends [...]

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