A passionate woman, a passionate cause

By Dawn Wolfe YPSILANTI - It's a beautiful thing when people find their passion. For Jimena Loveluck, executive director of Washtenaw County's HIV/AIDS Resource Center, it was a passion for equality that led her to [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:25:32-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Marriage News from Around the Country

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Connecticut: On Feb. 23 the legislature's Judiciary Committee voted 25-13 to create a civil unions system for same-sex couples. The bill would give gay and lesbian couples many of the same [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:25:32-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Everlastingly Lovely

Vanessa Williams has done well for herself. I mean, how many other former Miss America's can you name? OK, some of you pageant queens out there might be able to name quite a few. But [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:02:12-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Meet Skip the BTL pet of the week

Meet Skip, an adorable six-month-old gray and white male rabbit. He is looking for a new home because his previous guardians moved and could not bring him along. Skip is super sweet and very social. [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:52-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Reach OUT

Help repair America's elections system Several bills have been introduced recently in Congress to repair the embarrassing flaws in America's elections system. Move On PAC wants you to help give these bills momentum by signing [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:52-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig Calm down, Taurus! Mars in Capricorn focuses our efforts and ambitions. But now that he's square to Jupiter in Libra, personal aims and cooperative efforts can inflame each other, blowing things up [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:52-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

SHe Said:

"No what I said was I wouldn't fire gays. I'm not going to discriminate against people." - George W. Bush to Doug Wead, a Bush family friend who secretly recorded conversations with Bush in 1998 [...]

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State agency supports expanding adoptions

LANSING - Children's rights activists got a boost last week when the Office of Children's Ombudsman recommended greater access to second-parent adoptions in Michigan. The Office of the Children's Ombudsman is an independent government agency [...]

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MAPP offers workshop series for men of color

FERNDALE - How do cultural and societal expectations affect sexual relationships? Do racism and homophobia lead to unhealthy behaviors? The Midwest AIDS Prevention Project is offering free workshops that are designed to answer these questions [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:18:44-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Multi-media exhibit explores mental illness

In partnership with the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network of West Michigan and the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids presents Fine Line: Mental [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:32:40-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Davis-Satterla midwives changes at MDCH

By Dawn Wolfe LANSING - In January, Michigan Department of Community Health's Division of HIV/AIDS began making changes. Loretta Davis-Satterla, the division's director, has not only helped with the birth of a new name and [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:53:41-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Community Connections

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

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period March 3 – 12

Professional Theater: Aida The classic opera as staged by the internationally-acclaimed Opera Verdi Europa. Presented at The Whiting, Flint, March 5 only. Tickets: $29 - $59. 810-237-7333. http://www.thewhiting.com. Boomtown 1925 An original play about five [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Art & Around

UMS presents unique one-man show by inventive Canadian theater artist Robert Lepage ANN ARBOR - The University Musical Society closes its 04/05 theater series with four performances of the internationally celebrated one-man production "The Far [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle Clues

Reel Queers Across1 Downloads from badpuppy.com5 Gives a hand job to?10 Tutti-frutti ingredient14 Warhol pal ___ Sedgwick15 Controversial path for same-sex partners16 Adam, created by a woman named George17 Senator from Tennessee Williams' home state18 [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Growing older gay

By John Corvino A few days ago I found myself looking in the mirror and noticing that I'm aging. This is not a bad thing - and not just because the alternatives are death and [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls

Review: 'The Story' BoarsHead and Plowshares stage riveting drama about race, office politics and journalistic ethics Imagine that you're a reporter who stumbles upon what could be the story of a lifetime. Would you fight [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

Review: 'The Smell of the Kill' When housewives attack: Dinner theater presents screwball comedy Perhaps the operative phrases have fallen from your very own lips. "Sometimes she just drives me crazy!" Or, "You know, I [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Mom is mad Q: This is not an issue about being gay so I don't know if it is appropriate for your column, but it is something I am going through and [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Logan gets 'Drunken' with Leo You might not know John Logan's face, but the openly gay screenwriter is on everyone's Hollywood wish list these days. He wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Matters of Faith: My Faith in nonviolence

By Michael Gibson-Faith "I have found that life persists in the midst of destruction and, therefore, there must be a higher law than that of destruction."--The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace Nonviolence [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:16:16-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Politics Gay couple's photo used illegally in AARP attack ad PORTLAND - According to the Feb. 21 edition of DailyKos, the conservative American Spectator website ran an ad claiming that the [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:24:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|