Art & Around

DSO Pops invites audiences 'home for the holidays' at The Max! DETROIT - Coming home for the holidays has a whole new meaning for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this year. The DSO has recently taken [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls XTRA

By John Quinn Sacre bleu! Man the barricades, the French have returned! We should count our blessings. At Christmas, some people get fruitcake; Detroit gets "Les Miserables." This is the show's eighth visit to the [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Community Clipboard

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center 195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone: 248-398-7105 Fax: 248-541-1943 Email: Web: Affirmations is home to nearly 150 groups every month! That's a lot of people [...]

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Curtain Calls

There are no miracles in JET comedy - only fine theater Have you ever been to a meeting where everyone else seemed to know something that you didn't? And because of that, you felt one [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Love stinks Q: I am so embarrassed that I can't seem to talk with anyone about my problem. I know I need to talk because that is the way I process problems [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Chester set to 'save' Gant You know you're not satisfied seeing "Queer as Folk" hottie Robert Gant confined to the small screen. You want more. You want bigger. And soon you'll [...]

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GOTCHA at Inuendo

Photos by Danielle A full house was on hand to greet this years Miss Inuendo. The Club rocked as the audience cheered for each contestant and was thrilled as this years winner was crowned.

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GOTCHA at Menjos

Photos by Danielle The 29th anniversary of Menjos brought out many to toast Jimmy and staff. Lots of stories, many memories always someone new to meet.

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National Newbriefs

Politics Republican legislator to introduce anti-gay bill RICHMOND, Va. - Republican Del. Robert G. Marshall said he will introduce a bill in the upcoming General Assembly session that would prevent Virginia from recognizing civil unions [...]

By |2018-01-22T21:17:02-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Nite Out

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 [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out Honey Aspiring dancer/choreographer Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) appears to be on the fast track to stardom when her moves come to the attention of hot hip-hop video director Michael Ellis (David Moscow). With [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Practice creativity, Sagittarius! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Mercury and Venus in your career sector are bringing you luck at work. But you have to work hard to make that luck [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Practice creativity, Sagittarius! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The moon in your house of serious relationships over the Dec. 19-21 weekend could bring you the emotional breakthrough you've been waiting for. [...]

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Theater Events for the period Dec. 18 – 27

Professional Theater: A Christmas Carol Meadow Brook's management may have changed, but their annual holiday classic hasn't! Presented Wednesday through Sunday at Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, through Dec. 21. Tickets: $28 - $38. 248-377-3300. [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

AIDS Walk Grant Recipients

Here are the agencies that received grant money from Steppin' Out AIDS Walk Detroit: Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (A.C.C.E.S.S.) Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center AIDS Consortium of S. E. MI [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

AIDS grants announced

By Sharon Gittleman ROYAL OAK - Last September, thousands marched through the streets of Royal Oak to raise money for people with HIV, at the annual Steppin' Out AIDS Walk Detroit fundraiser. Last week their [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Angels, Part 2

By Robert Nesti Tony Kushner once said that "Perestroika," the second half of "Angels in America," is a much different work than "Millennium Approaches;" and it is. More hopeful and anticipatory, it is a cosmic [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

PFLAG Jackson seeks logo

JACKSON - PFLAG Jackson is seeking creative people to submit designs for the organization's official logo. Submissions could be a simple sketch, or a computer graphic. Send entries (multiple submissions accepted) to: PFLAG Jackson, Box [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:09:57-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

No small roles

By David Coulter I had the special honor of receiving the Political Involvement award at last month's Human Rights Campaign dinner. Since I've only been a politician for a short time, it was a new [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Sweet success for Ann Arbor writer

By Kevin Riordan Book Review: "They Say She Tastes Like Honey" by Michelle Sawyer, Alyson Books ANN ARBOR - Macy Delongchamp has a name worthy of a "Sex and the City" heroine, and the style [...]

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In the Dec. 4 issue of BTL, the article regarding Kimya Ayodele's group for African-American lesbian moms ("Support group planned for lesbian moms of color" p. 6) omitted the email address to contact for more [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:32:27-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Love note to Charles

Dear BTL, Would it be considered inappropriate for an ambiguously straight 50-something, recovering former Baptist church lady to send a love note/thank you letter to Mr. Charles Alexander? Ok, then, I will. Each time I [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Letter: Youthful Illogic

Dear BTL, The youthful illogic of Bretton Barber in his diatribe on age discrimination ("No legislation without representation," Dec. 4) is very obvious. In this day and age of many single parent families, it is [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:24:42-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Letter: Comma in Carol

Dear BTL, A very common but seriously misplaced comma error in Charles Alexander's column of 4 December 2003. The correct title of the carol is "God rest ye Merry, Gentlemen." The comma comes after merry, [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:45:56-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Anti-gay marriage resolution update

The Genessee County Board of Commissioners voted 6-3 Dec. 3 to table an anti-gay marriage resolution similar to the ones passed in Oakland, Jackson, Monroe, and Lapeer counties. The resolution supports amending the Michigan Constitution [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

PFLAG-Ann Arbor in the red

ANN ARBOR - The treasurer of PFLAG-Ann Arbor has resigned amid an audit and allegations of misappropriation of funds. According to an item in their December newsletter, PFLAG-Ann Arbor's phone had been disconnected, their post [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:11:35-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Unity Fellowship celebrates Pastor

By Imani Williams FERNDALE - Unity Fellowship Church of Detroit recently honored Rev. Darren McCarroll for seven years of service to the faith community. A sold-out celebration dinner was held at Le Cafethe' House in [...]

By |2003-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2003|Uncategorized|