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Marriage, Civil Unions, and Michigan

By John Corvino As readers of this column already know, the November ballot in Michigan is likely to include the following proposed amendment to our state constitution: "To secure and preserve the benefits of marriage [...]

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If not now, when?

By Phill Wilson, Executive Director of the Black AIDS Institute I just returned from the XV World AIDS conference in Bangkok Thailand. No matter where the international AIDS conference is held, it always ends the [...]

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Art & Around

2004 Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival presents 25th anniversary celebration DETROIT - Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts and Ford Motor Company announced that Detroit's own and internationally revered diva Aretha Franklin, the legendary [...]

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Curtain Calls

Review: 'A New Brain' There's trouble in YOUR brain if you don't enjoy 'A New Brain' If heart and music make a song, as playwright William Finn tells us in "A New Brain," then The [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

Sherman to play expanded role at BoarsHead Theatre LANSING - BoarsHead Theatre artistic director Geoffrey Sherman will expand his role at mid-Michigan's only professional resident theater next month when he temporarily assumes the duties of [...]

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8th Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl July 30

FERNDALE - The Eighth Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl is Friday, July 30. The crawl is a charity fundraiser with a walking tour of nightclubs, restaurants, and pubs in downtown Ferndale. More than six hundred participants [...]

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SPICE to host Women’s Institute

By Imani Williams Sistas Providing Intelligence Creativity and Empowerment, will host this year's Women's Institute as part of Detroit Black Gay Pride's Genesis Summit V. The interactive workshop titled, 'The Joys and Woes of being [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Frank-N-Furter sings for spam Tim Curry, everyone's favorite "sweet transvestite" from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," will join David Hyde Pierce and Hank Azaria as King Arthur, Sir Robin, and Sir [...]

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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 A Cinderella Story Sam (Hilary Duff) is this fairy tale's Cinderella, a San Fernando Valley girl being raised by a cruel stepmother (Jennifer Coolidge) and denied the usual middle-class teen amenities like hot [...]

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Q Puzzle Clues

Ben Gay Across1 Olympic award for Louganis6 Al of Alison Bechdel's field10 Hunter's favorite diet colas?14 Where to find your favorite boxers15 Mine, to Rimbaud16 "Cat on ___ Tin Roof"17 Bodies of soldiers18 Anna, to [...]

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Q Scopes for men

By Jill Dearman Drop your facade, Gemini! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you things you'd wear and enjoy if you were happy! Indulge yourself with [...]

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Q Scopes for women

By Jill Dearman Drop your facade, Gemini! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Love affairs abound during this cycle, sweetie. You will enjoy being the object of so much attention, but you may not dig [...]

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Community Clipboard

Note expanded AFFIRMATIONS listings after community center information. 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 [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Learn about yourself with peers Q: My sister and I have always been very close, and up until now, I have pretty much told her everything that is going on in my [...]

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Primaries to watch

By Dawn Wolfe Three Republican primaries should be of particular interest to voters in the LGBT community this Aug. 3. In the 33rd district, Rep. Leon Drolet is one of only two Republican House members [...]

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Marriage News

Proposed marriage amendment headed to Arkansas ballot LITTLE ROCK - A proposed constitutional amendment to ban equal marriage rights was certified Thursday as having enough signatures so it can appear on the Nov. 2 general [...]

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National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Family Rights Same-sex couples prepare to join domestic partner registry AUGUSTA, Maine - Dozens of couples are expected to join the state's domestic partner registry when it goes into effect at [...]

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