Marriage news from around the country

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Arkansas: The Arkansas Marriage Amendment Committee and the Arkansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union will have their chance to argue whether or not to allow a ballot proposal that [...]

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National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Politics Anti-gay Michigan pastor leads prayer at Republican convention Bishop Keith Butler of Southfield gave the Sept. 2 prayer, just before George W. Bush accepted the nomination for President, at the [...]

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Art & Around

The Last Party of the Year: Dally in the Alley on Sept. 11 DETROIT - There's nothing like a good music festival to close out the summer, and this year's Dally in the Alley on [...]

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Majority rules?

By John Corvino Gay-rights opponents are fond of noting that the majority of Americans are against same-sex marriage. This is a reasonable claim for them to make. For one thing, it's true (although by increasingly [...]

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Curtain Calls

Wrap-up: The 2004 Wilde Awards Fun-filled event was one for the record books As you've probably read elsewhere this issue, it truly WAS 'One Wilde Night.' Not only was the 2004 Wilde Awards a fun-filled [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

Tidbits: News from Around Town New home and season for Sunsets; more theatre in Royal Oak; the Players' barn door is open ITEM: Some snowbirds head south for the winter, but not Lansing-based Sunsets with [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Take the power away Q: I am a guy in my late 20s. I just left my girlfriend (of two and a half years) because I finally have accepted my sexuality. My [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente 'BloodRayne' showers Loken and Rodriguez Guinevere Turner, Romeo's favorite femme "Go Fish" alumna, "American Psycho" victim, and "L Word" writer, is on a vampire hunt. Her latest screenplay, an adaptation of [...]

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International News

By Rex Wockner Gay american jailed in Afghanistan An American working for Afghanistan's Finance Ministry in Kabul has been arrested for engaging in gay sex, the Pak Tribune reported Sept. 1. An 18-year-old Afghan man, [...]

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Lesbian Notions

By Paula Martinac How boycotts work - and why they sometimes don't Within the past week, I've received a flurry of mass e-mail messages, encouraging GLBT people to take part in a nationwide boycott on [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid Scientists embark on a journey deep into Borneo's jungle in search of the rare blood orchid, believing the flower holds the key to a pharmaceutical fountain [...]

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Out On The Web

Lambda Car Club International ( If you thought you were the only gay or lesbian person interested in cars, Lambda Car Club International wants you to know you're not alone. America's largest gay and lesbian [...]

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Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig Purge your demons, Libra! Mars in Virgo sharpens critical energy, but square to Pluto in Sagittarius... Buckle your seatbelts! Libido and bitchiness are both rampant, but they're the easiest choices. Try to [...]

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SHe Said

"[Cheney is] blessed by a lesbian daughter? Good for him. But I'm curious: How 'blessed' can he feel by his daughter when he's supporting policies that hurt her? How does he manage to have a [...]

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Theater Events for the period Sept. 9 – 18

Professional Theater: Camelot Robert Goulet stars as the knight in shining armor in this Lerner & Loewe perennial favorite. Presented at the Fisher Theatre, Detroit, through Sept. 12. Tickets: $20.50 - $69.50. 313-872-1000. Duck [...]

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Feeling OUTrageous on the road

By E. Layton Dorey Going somewhere formal, take the dark colored sedan. A day at the beach, maybe the orange convertible. Helping your girlfriend move in this weekend, maybe a red pickup. Few of us [...]

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Dept. of Civil Rights appoints LGBT liason

DETROIT - Triangle Foundation recently met with the new Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights to discuss the issues that challenge the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. The Director, Linda Parker, [...]

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Birmingham shops offer mall relief

By Sharon Gittleman Still shopping at the mall? Perhaps you enjoy circling endlessly through a packed parking lot searching for a free space. Or your idea of fun could include a stroll down Muzak-infused aisles [...]

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The Republican Conventon

by Rex Wockner NEW YORK - The big gay story of the Republican National Convention, held Aug. 30 to Sept. 2, was the gay Log Cabin Republicans' new get-tough approach to the Republican Party. Log [...]

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Witch hunt or fair warning?

By Brent Dorian Carpenter If there is one thing that is certain about bisexual African American J.L. King, author of the controversial book, "On the Down Low," a volatile expose of the secret sex lives [...]

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Town hall: Take 3

DETROIT - The third and final installment of the groundbreaking town hall meetings on homophobia in Detroit is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 15. Like the previous two, this meeting will take place at the Charles [...]

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