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Goliath – 1: David – ?

By |2018-01-16T12:50:58-05:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

by Dawn Wolfe In an Aug. 5 telephone interview, Wellness House executive director described himself and his agency as "bloody, beaten - but unbowed." As reported by BTL in June, Fetzer's agency did indeed take [...]

Hear Me Out

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Scissor Sisters by Scissor Sisters (Universal) Disco is alive and well if the Scissor Sisters are any indication. The New York based Sisters are already huge in Europe, which is no surprise since comparisons to [...]

HRC moves to add trans to ENDA

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign decided to support the inclusion of protection for transgender persons in draft language of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act at the Aug. 7 meeting of their [...]

LGBT spirituality conference at Affirmations

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Ferndale - On Wednesday, Aug. 18, community members come together to denounce that message and encourage LGBT people to reclaim the spirituality within themselves. Discovering Our Truth: Reclaiming LGBT Spirituality is a 4-hour evening conference [...]

NIH passes on Norvir

By |2018-01-15T17:48:45-05:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON D.C. - The National Institutes of Health has declined to use its patent rights to intervene and roll back the astronomical price increase of the protease inhibitor Norvir (ritonavir). The announcement [...]

S/He said

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

"The promise of America is that government does not seek to regulate your behavior in the bedroom, but to guarantee your right to provide food in the kitchen." - Rev. Al Sharpton, addressing the Democratic [...]

Marriage win in Washington state

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Bob Roehr SEATTLE, WA. - A state court in Seattle struck down as unconstitutional Washington State's defense of marriage act restricting marriage to a man and a woman. The Aug. 4 ruling will be [...]

GOTCHA photographers wanted!

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Do you enjoy going out to the clubs? Do you have a digital camera and internet access? Make easy money by taking hot photos at all the clubs. Contact Matthew Barton at 248-615-7003 x27 for [...]

Art & Around

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

'Nataraj, The Lord of Dance' comes to Dearborn's Ford Community & Performing Arts Center DEARBORN - Nadanta, Inc., Michigan's premiere Indian dance organization, will present an original program entitled "Nataraj, The Lord of Dance" at [...]

Community Clipboard

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

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

Born that Way

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By John Corvino One of the most persistent debates surrounding homosexuality regards whether gays are "born that way" or whether homosexuality is a "chosen lifestyle." The debate is ill-formed from the start, in that it [...]

Curtain Calls

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Profile: Planet Ant Theatre It's a brave and expanded new season ahead for Planet Ant One sign that a city is "cool" is the existence of a thriving theater industry. Such a community includes not [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Review: 'Detour of Duty' The battle continues: Summer comedies couldn't be timelier Is it my imagination, or are improvisational and sketch comedy shows rejuvenating Metro Detroit's theater scene? Every day, it seems, a new improv [...]

Dear Jody

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Jody Valley Your choice, tough choice Q: I have been dating a man, "James," for over 3 1/2 years. For the last two years, I have been trying to get him to commit to [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Cher and Chastity take a 'Family Outing' She believes in life after love "and" life after endless concert touring. Not content to take it easy and sit around the house in [...]

International News

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Rex Wockner Hong Kong gov't to survey on gays The government of Hong Kong will survey the population to gauge its support for a host of gay-rights measures, the South China Morning Post reported [...]

Lesbian Notions

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Paula Martinac Who's Un-American? The loaded term "un-American" is in the news again, this time because Teresa Heinz Kerry used it as a critique of the right. For many decades, "un-American" has been a [...]

Marriage News from around the country

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Compiled By Dawn Wolfe Arkansas: Arkansans for Human Rights, a group formed to campaign against a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban equal marriage rights, filed incorporation papers last week with the secretary of state's [...]

Naked party time

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Mubarak Dahir "This is your first time here, isn't it?" the handsome, bearded man with the hairy chest is asking me. He isn't the first to pose the question on this particular evening. Several [...]

National News Briefs

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Family Rights: Maine couples signing up as domestic partners AUGUSTA, Maine - Dozens of gay and lesbian couples filled out domestic partnership forms in the State House July 30 as a [...]

Now Playing

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Just Out The Manchurian Candidate Nightmares of bizarre wartime mind-control experiments plague Gulf War veter an Bennett Marco (Denzel Washington), who becomes increasingly convinced the dreams are real. When fellow vet Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber), [...]

Q Puzzle Clues

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

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Q Scopes

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig Meditate and contemplate, Leo! Oh, baby! A Sun-Pluto trine brings us to deeper challenges and eroticism. Then the Sun semi-sextile to Jupiter and Saturn helps us focus that energy into a better [...]

Spinning Wheels: Optima

By |2018-01-15T23:19:21-05:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By E. Layton Dorey There has been a lot of discussion within the auto industry recently about the growing presence of Korean makes, especially at the lower end of the market. Korean sourced product has [...]

Theater Events for the period Aug. 12 – 21

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Professional Theater: Bright Ideas Murder, mayhemÉpreschool! Some parents will do anything to get their child admitted! Presented Tuesday through Sunday at Mason Street Warehouse, Saugatuck, through Aug. 14. Tickets: $27.50 - $30. 269-857-4898. Dancing [...]

Voice from an Urban Bush Sista!

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Imani Williams Sitting around the brunch table with my sistas one Saturday, the discussion once again turned to race relations and inevitably to what's acceptable to whom when it comes to grooming and hair. [...]

Addiction and recovery primer

By |2018-01-16T14:52:27-05:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Dr. Jeffrey Chernin Trying to determine if you are addicted to an activity or substance can be very difficult, and it often takes years. Sometimes, people can overcome an addiction with little effort. For [...]

Bi Any Means Necessary

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter Rev. John Selders is not at all confused about his sexual orientation. He likes women so much, he married one. And he also likes men. Sounds simple enough, right? Sexuality is [...]

Rocking out for democracy

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

WARREN - Detroit artist Barbara Payton will be rocking out for democracy on Aug. 20 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Warren. Payton, performer Trixie Deluxxe, author and lecturer Marianne Williamson, and Adrian Boney of [...]

MAPP takes to the Detroit River

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

FERNDALE - The Midwest AIDS Prevention Project will host its 4th annual boat cruise on the Detroit River - The Detroit River Rave - on Friday, Aug. 27 from 9 p.m. to midnight, departing from [...]

Birmingham is prime cruise country

By |2018-01-16T03:34:28-05:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman BIRMINGHAM - The thousands of people who'll set up their folding chairs and coolers on the curbs along Woodward for Birmingham's stretch of the Dream Cruise won't be disappointed - even if [...]

Cranbrook centennial celebration continues

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

BLOOMFIELD HILLS - Cranbrook Educational Community continues the celebration of the centennial of its founding throughout 2004. In 1904, Cranbrook founders George Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth purchased a run-down farm in Bloomfield Hills that [...]

Live Lauper at last

By |2012-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Gregg Shapiro More than 25 years after Bette Midler, Cyndi Lauper, a diva with an equally sizable gay following, has put out a concert DVD. Live At Last (Epic Music Video/Daylight), was filmed on [...]

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