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Editorial: Honoring our love

This is a romantic time of year. It's when Valentine's proclaim their love and affection for those they hold near and dear to their hearts. For the LGBT community, we celebrate with our lovers, with [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

What I’m feeling

By Braden Jahr Today I am sad. I mourn the loss of Florida. If you don't know what I'm talking about, Florida has a ban on gay people adopting children and last month the court [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Lesbian Notions

By Paula Martinac Perhaps to placate moderates within the Republican party, the Bush administration has announced that it is seeking a 15 percent increase to the operating budget of the National Endowment for the Arts [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Town hall a success?

Dear BTL, I would like to say that it was great that Detroit is finally tackling the issue of homophobia/transphobia in our city. The hall was full of people, with energy levels on high, to [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Art & Around

Broadway comes to Liberty St.: Doug LaBrecque headlines tribute to Judy Dow Rumelhart ANN ARBOR - Tony winner. Drama Critic Circle Award recipient. Lead star in "Gypsy," "South Pacific," "The Mikado," and "Hello, Dolly." Ann [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls

Well-executed comedy examines gender roles at Hilberry Theatre In the farcical comedy "Lovers and Executioners" now playing in repertory at Detroit's Hilberry Theatre, playwright John Strand takes his audience back to 18th Century France to [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls TRIPLE XTRA

By John Quinn Marital missteps mark BoarsHead comedy As new artistic director Geoffrey Sherman takes the reins of Lansing's BoarsHead Theater, he brings back to the stage Kitty Dubin's comedy, "Dance Like No One's Watching," [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

The genius of Geno Harris

By Brent Dorian Carpenter DETROIT - At first glance, Eugene Harris, or Geno, as he prefers to be called, does not appear to be the typical artist. Sure, he's got those brooding eyes, but he [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:11:27-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Sisters are doing it for each other

FERNDALE - Imagine that for the past four years you were bedridden due to a debilitating bone disease. Now imagine that you are also lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered. Imagine the possibilities for loneliness and isolation. [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Feb. 12 – 21

Professional Theater: Annie You're only ever a day away from yet another performance of this heart-warming family musical. Presented at Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit, through Feb. 15. Tickets: $19.50 - $59.50. 313-872-1000. http://www.nederlanderdetroit.com. Boy Meets [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Valentines Events

Pet Lover? Then you won't want to miss the "Have a Heart for Animals" at Gone 2 The Dogs on Valentine's Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at at 416 S. Cedar St. in [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Billy Bean scores a biopic After former major-league baseball player Billy Bean joined the small number of male professional athletes who exited the closet after exiting the game, then wrote a [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

GOTCHA at the Detroit Eagle

Photos by Danielle The group of men known as ICON celebrated their 11th anniversary with a party at the Eagle. The scent of leather and the energy of many handsome men can make the night [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

GOTCHA at Sugarbakers

Photos by Danielle I walked into Sugarbakers the other night and found a full house celebrating a brithday and dancing to the sounds of Sheri-okey.

By |2018-01-16T07:51:38-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Nite Out

Thursday Peter Hendrickson presents Gay Thursdays at Space Nightclub in Pontiac with drink specials and topless male barenders. Friction with Tom Newman at The Works. Rumors Nightclub hosts College night with DJ Gemini in Grand [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Now Playing

Just Out The Big Bounce Small-time grifter Jack Ryan (Owen Wilson) finds himself in over his head when he becomes involved with Nancy (Sara Foster), the mistress of shady real-estate magnate Ray Ritchie (Gary Sinise). [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|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: info@GoAffirmations.org Web: www.GoAffirmations.org Affirmations is home to nearly 150 groups every month! That's a lot of people [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Dear Readers: The Letter from "Pants Pockets Turned Inside Out" stirred up some emotionÉand helpful hints. This was about the woman who made $22.00 per hour, but never had money to buy [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Look before you leap, Virgo! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Life is a little surreal this week, as the Sun, Mercury, and Neptune all transit your house of friends. The line [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Look before you leap, Virgo! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The emotional moon meets volatile Pluto in your house of adventure on Valentine's Day, so prepare for the unexpected. You will [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Ben Sedilos profile

DETROIT - Ben Sedilos has only been with the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation for three months, but he's already making a big impression. As program coordinator for Salud, which means "health" in Spanish, Sedilos has [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Out on the Web

Every week Between The Lines learns of new or enhanced Internet resources available to the community. As a service to our readers we will feature these sites as space permits. Please be sure to check [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Police Chief good on his word

{ITAL Several important promises were made to the LGBT community by prestigious members of the panel at the historic town hall meeting on homophobia in Detroit, which took place Jan. 28 at the Charles H. [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Second Homophobia Town Hall date set

By BTL Staff DETROIT - The Steering Committee that produced the historic Town Hall to address homophobia in Detroit announced that it has set the date, May 12, 2004, for the follow-up panel discussion. Titled [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Everday lives and class in America

By Tim Retzloff ANN ARBOR - Within LGBT contexts and in society at large, class differences too often get ignored or brushed aside, according to Susan Raffo, a noted Minneapolis fundraiser, activist, writer, mother, partner, [...]

By |2004-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|

AIDS research reorganization threatens PWAs

By Bob Roehr Significant portions of AIDS research will be shifted overseas under a huge reorganization of the trials networks proposed by the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Many people believe [...]

By |2018-01-23T02:35:57-05:00February 12th, 2004|Uncategorized|