Art & Around

Internationally known artist-Mike Kelley juries show at DAM DETROIT - The Detroit Artists Market (DAM) will open "Mike Kelley Selects: A Juried Show" on June 11. For this show, Detroit-native, now L.A.-based, artist and author [...]

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Curtain Calls

Review: 'Seven Guitars' Michigan premiere of August Wilson drama gets robust staging by Plowshares Theatre There's some beautiful music coming from the stage of the General Motors Theater at the Charles H. Wright Museum of [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

MOT's Learning at the Opera House 2004 set to begin July 6 DETROIT - Now in its eighth year, Michigan Opera Theatre's acclaimed Learning at the Opera House (LATOH) returns with exciting new educational opportunities [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Relax and be yourself Q: I came out about a year ago at an older age- checked out the Internet, went to some gay groups, bit the bullet and started asking people [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Carson lands 'The Perfect Man' No, he didn't steal Kyan's boyfriend. Carson Kressley, resident fashionista on "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and hawker of Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers, has made [...]

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Photos by Ray Magdaleno Q Nightclub - Sunday, June 6See who is workin' it every Saturday night afterhours at The Works

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GOTCHA at The Works

Photos by Ray Magdaleno The Works - Saturday, June 5See who is workin' it every Saturday night afterhours at The Works

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Lesbian Notions

By Paula Martinac 2004 Ordinary people Many commentators have noted how fitting it was that Massachusetts began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on the same day the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of "Brown [...]

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Marriage News from Around the Country

Massachusetts: Springfield will soon no longer offer health benefits to unmarried domestic partners of city employees now that same-sex couples are legally allowed to marry. The mayor notified the city clerk on June 4 that [...]

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National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Family Rights: Woman challenges order against 'homophobic' comments DENVER, Co. - A court order barring a woman from exposing her adoptive daughter to anything homophobic after the woman left a lesbian [...]

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Nite Out

Thursday Pronto hosts "Will & Grace" with $3 pints. Friction with Tom Newman at The Works. Martini Night at the Male Box. Rumors Nightclub hosts College night with DJ Gemini in Grand Rapids. Latino night [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out The Day After Tomorrow Climatologist Jack Hall's (Dennis Quaid) dire warnings of a new Ice Age come true as tornados demolish Los Angeles, baseball-size hail rains over Tokyo, and a tsunami swamps Manhattan, [...]

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Q Puzzle Clues

Englishman in New York Across 1 Dorothy, to Em6 Eats without one's dentures10 "Hairspray" composer Shaiman14 Rosie's favorite dolls15 Body of soldiers16 "Little Miss ___ " of 29-Across17 Gay-friendly insurance company18 "Woe ___!" ("Hamlet")19 Gossip [...]

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Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Let it ride, Libra! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): While the Sun transits the most social sector of your chart, perhaps it's time to put aside your "me and me against [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Let it ride, Libra! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): There's a lighthearted feeling in the air, dear girl. Get in touch with it. If you've been taking yourself or your life [...]

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Invitation to art

By Sharon Gittleman The LGBT community is formally invited to attend the 2004 Clay and Glass Festival in Royal Oak. Event planners hope gay visitors will help the summer festival continue its reputation as one [...]

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New HRC Director to visit Detroit

DETROIT - Cheryl Jacques, who began as president and executive director of the Human Rights Campaign in January of this year, will be the guest of honor at The Engagement Party, a June 18 event [...]

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Entertainers announced for Washtenaw Pride

YPSILANTI-Ypsilanti punk band The Submarines, California native Melissa Cox, Flint rocker Deb Seekings and Ann Arbor percussion group Drum Womyn are among the entertainers scheduled to appear at this year's Washtenaw Pride celebration, coming to [...]

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Fathers’s Day

Dear BTL, My name is Mike Neubecker and I am the proud father of a gay son. When I think about how my son Lee and my son-in-law David are being used by George W. [...]

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Gay couples wed at city hall

By Sharon Gittleman FERNDALE - Dawn Still and Dawna Lovely each wore a crown of flowers when they took their vows in front of Ferndale's City Hall last week. They stood on the lawn with [...]

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Gentle giant at the helm

FERNDALE - Affirmations Lesbian & Gay Community Center board member George Westerman may not be a swamp-loving ogre, but he is tall, hardworking, dependable, and unwaveringly sincere. Hence his nickname: Shrek. "Leslie (Thompson, Affirmations Executive [...]

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Come show your Pride in Lansing

By Sharon Gittleman LANSING - Dawn Broderick is a patient woman. Broderick, senior co-chair of Michigan Pride, is determined to push for equal rights for the LGBT community - until she achieves her goal. "It [...]

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Community Clipboard

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220Phone: 248-398-7105 Fax: 248-541-1943Email: Web: www.GoAffirmations.orgAffirmations is home to nearly150 groups every month!That's a lot of people and a lot of groups.Call our [...]

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