Lesbian Notions

By Paula Martinac Kerry'd Away With Marriage The Democrats are on the verge of choosing Sen. John Kerry as their presidential candidate, and, not surprisingly, Republicans are scrambling to dredge up (or should I say [...]

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View Point: Marriage

By Alan Ilagan It is with great reluctance that I write this. I am not really an activist, I pay little heed to the political climate, and I generally go about my life in as [...]

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Art & Around

'Riverdance' of the violin comes to Macomb Center CLINTON TWP - "Bowfire," an exhilarating theatrically staged musical production, will heat up The Macomb Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. [...]

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Curtain Calls

By John Quinn Review: 'Boy Gets Girl' Psychological thriller 'gets' the audience at JET It's one of the great clichŽs of American film: Boy Meets Girl, Boy Loses Girl, Boy Gets Girl in a third [...]

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Bottoms Up: The Bar Scene

Whether your taste is for classy, flashy, or trashy, you'll appreciate this list of places where we love to let it all hang out. Friendliest LGBT bar or club Winner: Q, Ferndale Runner-up: Aut Bar, [...]

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Our homes are our palaces

We are known for the most beautiful homes on the block - here's who we call to help us maintain the homes and yards we love. Favorite place to buy window treatments Winner: Budget Blinds, [...]

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Raves & Rants Intro

Welcome to Between The Lines' 2003 Raves 'n Rants Readers Choice Survey announcement issue. Here you'll find the results to our monumental survey of everything LGBT in Michigan. We asked you to give us your [...]

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Get Used to It: Our Lives and Work

Because there's more to life than shopping. Gay-friendliest city/suburb/town in MICHIGAN in which to live Winner: Ferndale Runners-up: Ann Arbor & Royal Oak A three-peat: The top three winners last year took the same positions [...]

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Our furry friends

We love our pets like our kids. We own more pets and spend more on their welfare. Anything for Fluffy! Favorite pet supply store Winner: Pet Smart - multiple locations Runner-up: Pet Supply Plus - [...]

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Friend or Foe: It’s all Politics

Courthouse, Statehouse, Beltway - which politicians are working for us; which are against us. And which just make our skin crawl. You weren't shy. Most effective MICHIGAN LGBT politician Winner: Chris Kolb, Michigan State Rep. [...]

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Come Together: It’s All About Sex

Enough said. Read on. Favorite place to cruise looking for sex (be specific) Winner: The Internet Runners-up: Body Zone; (tie) Palmer Park & Stilettos Although the bars collectively got the most votes, apparently most hook-ups [...]

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The Gay Gene: Shopping and Dining Out

Where do we spend our money? Who's got the goods? For Between The Lines readers, the buck definitely stops here. Favorite MICHIGAN city/suburb/town for shopping and dining Winner: Ferndale Runners-up: Royal Oak, Ann Arbor For [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Smithers gets his close-up "The Simpsons," the gayest thing on TV - you thought it was "Will & Grace"? how cute - may be on track toward a big-screen treatment. It's [...]

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GOTCHA at Rainbow Room

Photos by Danielle Always a great show at the Rainbow Room with Trixie and special guests giving those who visit something to talk about all night long.

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GOTCHA at Xhale

Photos by Danielle A blast of spring weather inspired me to check out the new Club Xhale on East Warren near Outer Drive. A birthday party and plenty of great smiles welcomed me as staff [...]

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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 Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen After the family of 15-year-old actress wanna-be Lola (Lindsay Lohan) moves from Manhattan to suburban New Jersey, she wins the lead in the school play over Carla [...]

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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: http://www.GoAffirmations.org Affirmations is home to nearly 150 groups every month! That's a lot of people [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley SAD in the winter Q: It's a cold day here in the state of Michigan, as usual. I'm just sitting here in my room wondering how I will get myself out of [...]

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Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Lay low, Virgo! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): You need to clear off your plate in early March to make room for bigger, tastier dishes in the spring. Force yourself to [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Lay low, Virgo! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Venus joins Mars in your money sector on March 5. You can certainly get ahead on the financial front if you hook up [...]

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Black Whole Collective

By Imani Williams HIGHLAND PARK - Sistas are definitely doing it for themselves. This is seen in the works of Black Whole Collective where owners, (Sauni) Stolen Legacy, (Shamayim Harris) Heaven on Earth Spiritual Products, [...]

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How the Constitution can be amended

President Bush is urging Congress to approve a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Here's an outline of how the amendment process works: The Constitution provides that an amendment can be proposed either by Congress with [...]

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National news briefs

Politics Sioux City rejects sexual orientation proposal SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The City Council has rejected a proposal to make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of a person's sexual orientation. The council voted [...]

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