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S/He said:

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

"I've asked myself that many times and the answer always comes back, 'No, I would not change my vote.' I saw it as hurting a large group of people in Michigan. They are our brothers [...]

Art & Around

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Cranbrook presents 'Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora' BLOOMFIELD HILLS - On September 11, Cranbrook Art Museum will launch a distinctive exhibition that embodies the diverse cultural influences acting on twelve artists from Africa now [...]

Community Connections

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Get connected! Non-profit organizations are encouraged to send listings of ongoing events to Community Connections via email at [email protected], fax at 248-615-7018 or postal mail: 20793 Farmington Rd., Ste. 25, Farmington, MI 48336. FORTY WORD [...]

Concert Connections

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

This week: Clay AikenFri. 08/20 and 8/21/04 8 p.m.Clio Area Amphitheatre, Clio, MI Cyndi LauperSun. 8/22/04 8 p.m.Meadow Brook Festival, Rochester Hills Sarah McLachlanMon. 8/23/04 7:30 p.m.Palace of Auburn Hills Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Gillian [...]

Curtain Calls

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Preview: 'Pandora's Box Fest' Local women directors 'think inside the box' and create evening of innovative theater Think of it as a variation of the old adage, "Don't get madÉget even." Frustrated by the lack [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Wahlberg and Bullock try 'True' It's always a good sign when A-list actors, fed up with bloated, big-studio star vehicles, turn their attentions to roles that force them to be something [...]

Lesbian Notions

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

By Paula Martinac McGreevey causes grief New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's self-outing may ease the emotional burden of living in the closet, which he has endured for years. But in the current climate of antigay [...]

Marriage News from around the country

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe California: The California Supreme Court ruled Aug. 12 that the City of San Francisco lacked the authority to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and invalidated the licenses of the over [...]

National News Briefs

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Politics Coors wins bruising GOP race for Senate DENVER - The great-grandson of beer baron Adolph Coors handily won the Republican primary for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, triggering a face-off with [...]

Now Playing

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Just Out Collateral Mild-mannered L.A. cab driver Max (Jamie Foxx) picks up slickly dressed, gray-haired Vincent (Tom Cruise) in his cab and winds up being kidnapped by the contract killer and forced to drive from [...]

Q Puzzle Clues

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

You can say that again Across1 They're performing, in "Fame"5 "Paris Was a Woman" writer Andrea10 Red hanky wearer's interest14 Piece for two15 "As You Like It" forest16 Stud fee?17 Bushy do18 Make noise in [...]

Brent Reloaded: I love being in love

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter Ah, spring is in the air in Michigan! Lovely as that sentiment may seem on its surface, I remind you it's early August, summer temperatures have been about fifty degrees below [...]

Q Scopes

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig Keep cool, Virgo! Mercury retrograde isn't the terror it's usually made out to be, but this week he conjoins Mars in opposition to Uranus, so all hell will break loose. At best [...]


By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith On the level This has been a big year for large, paradigm-shifting events as far as transgender issues are concerned. It's a time to celebrate these changes - and to look [...]

Michigan Greens offer choices to voters

By |2018-01-16T17:19:48-05:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Forty-two Green Party of Michigan candidates have been chosen to challenge candidates from the larger parties on the Nov. 2 general election ballot. The party, which qualified for ballot status in 2000, is running for [...]

An evening with HeartStrong, Sept. 24

By |2018-01-16T08:58:06-05:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

GRAND RAPIDS - HeartStrong, a non-sectarian organization established to provide outreach to LGBT and other persons adversely affected by the influence of all denominations of religious educational institutions, is hosting an evening with internationally recognized [...]

Run Against Bush

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Run Against Bush is a volunteer effort of grassroots activists, many of whom are new to politics, to raise funds and awareness to defeat George W. Bush at the polls in November. Runners donate $25 [...]

Contribute to CFM

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Contributions to Coalition for a Fair Michigan can be made via credit card at or can be mailed to CFM, 33523 8 Mile Road, Suite A3, PMB 181, Livonia, MI 48152. Checks should be [...]

Bravo, bravo, bravo!

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, RE: "Bi Any Means Neccessary," Aug. 12. This is the first article I have read in some time that has made me feel excited, happy, and pleased. Thank you! As another person who [...]

Couples – protect yourselves!

By |2018-01-16T00:32:30-05:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, I wish someone would do a story on gay couples protecting themselves legally. There are so many couples out there that don't have a Durable Power of Attorney, wills or any legal documents [...]

Volunteer pariah?

By |2018-01-15T20:53:22-05:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, While I'm perfectly willing to entertain the idea that I truly have no skill set that would cause any of the various organisations in the Metropolitan area to court me to volunteer, I [...]

Great website

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Dear BTL, Congratulations on your great website,! I'm a gay man, and former newspaper librarian at the Gainesville Sun, a regional NYT paper. I live in Gainesville, FL, and I don't know of any [...]

Bound for the big city

By |2004-08-19T09:00:00-04:00August 19th, 2004|Uncategorized|

There's no doubt about it. She transformed the religious service experience for many thousands in Metropolitan Detroit. Now, after six years, Marianne Williamson, the international lecturer and best-selling author, is moving on. "I leave with [...]

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