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By |2017-10-31T06:29:22-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

EMU’s DP benefits under fire

By Dawn Wolfe YPSILANTI - In response to a decision by Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents to expand tuition credits to the same-sex partners of university employees, the American Family Association of Michigan has [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:29:22-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

A powerful voice for LGBT rights

By Dawn Wolfe DETROIT - She has been the legal director at Lambda Legal, the policy director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the legislative counsel for the Empire State Pride Agenda, and the [...]

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Horowitz wins NOW award

RUN WITH 1311/artwork/process/Horowitz, Susan BW.tif Susan Horowitz, co-publisher of Between the Lines, received the Susan Gold Lesbian Rights Award from the Michigan chapter of the National Organization for Women at their annual conference on March [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:29:22-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Senate rejects voice for fairness

By Dawn Wolfe LANSING - On March 10, the Michigan Senate vetoed the re-appointment of Dorothy Jones, originally an Engler appointee, to the Board of State Canvassers. Jones was the longest-serving member of that body, [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:10:30-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

MAPP to reach out to Latinos

By Dawn Wolfe In April, the Midwest AIDS Prevention Project will begin a program designed to help Latino gay, bi, and transgender men create a sense of community, connect with the larger gay community - [...]

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Scalia’s constitutional errors

Paul Varnell The Cutting Edge . . . Belligerent and strident Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has an inexplicable reputation for judicial brilliance. What seems insufficiently noticed, however, is Scalia's recent passage from a masked [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:47:28-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Eye on Women

Women's History Month 2005 To help us commemorate Women's History Month, Between The Lines has asked a few of our community's favorite women to tell us about the legendary ladies that inspired them. Leslie Thompson [...]

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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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:28:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Now Playing

Just Out Be Cool Loan-shark-turned-movie-producer Chili Palmer (John Travolta) has grown jaded with the industry and decides to move into the music business. He signs on to manage up-and-coming singer Linda Moon (Christina Milian), only [...]

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Meet Cocoa the BTL pet of the week

Say hello to Cocoa, an adorable seven-month-old Dachshund/Spaniel mix. She is a sweet and gentle young lady, however Cocoa is shy and becomes nervous in new environments. Although she is well socialized at the shelter, [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:28:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle Clues

Bald and Beautiful Across 1 Depp's cross-dressing role 5 Style of Marcel Duchamp 9 Raise the price of, at Barneys 14 Ellen's ex 15 Artist Robert 16 With "fours," doggy-style 17 The L.A. Sparks strip [...]

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Reach OUT

By Dawn Wolfe Help Senator John Kerry tell Bush & co. that "Kids Come First" In response to the frightening lack of health care coverage for the country's children - especially poor children - Senator [...]

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Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig Hide out, Capricorn! Venus in Pisces draws us to ethereal beauty, magical seduction, spiritual ideals, and decadent indulgences. Squaring Pluto in Sagittarius Venus leads us to find dramatic challenges to our affections [...]

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SHe said:

"[Lou] Sheldon [of the Traditional Values Coalition], who's white, dominated the press conference with his anti-gay agenda and showed no support for the other causes the black pastors deemed important in the plight of African-Americans, [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:28:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Spinning Wheels

By E. Layton Dorey And now, for something completely different This week's review will be a bit different than those I've done in the past. While I'm still your humble scribe, my betrothed (and beloved) [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:28:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Vandals damage, steal BTL paper boxes

By Dawn Wolfe It seems that anti-gay zealots aren't content with damaging the LGBT community's marriage and other civil rights. Now, they want to shut the LGBT paper up as well. Ann Cox, distribution manager [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:06:45-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

A night or two at the opera for LGBTs

By Sharon Gittleman DETROIT - Imagine the hush in the audience as the red velvet curtain rises above the stage, revealing elegantly attired men and women passionately singing about love and betrayal in settings that [...]

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Art & Around

AA1 UM: Members of the U of M Solar Cat Team pose with M-Pulse at the 2001 Australian World Solar Challenge. Photo: Cranbrook Institute of Science UM Solar Car Race Team to display award winning [...]

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Thu/Mar 17 Step Across This Line: An Evening with Salman Rushdie, 7:30 - 9 p.m. Ticket Price: $20; tickets are free to MSU students, faculty and staff (free tickets must be picked up in advance [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:06:41-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Concert Connections

This Week: Jill Scott Fri. 3/18/05 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, Detroit Rusted Root Fri. 3/18/05 8 p.m. Majestic Theatre, Detroit OK Go Fri. 3/18/05 9:30 p.m. Blind Pig, Ann Arbor Juanes Sat. 3/19/05 8 p.m. [...]

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Community Connections

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

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Curtain Calls

Review: 'The Stillness Between Breaths' Sisters revisit wonders and regrets in world premiere at Performance Network Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963? April 4, 1968? Or Jan. 28, 1986? Tragic moments have a way [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

Preview: 'Little Shop of Horrors' Horrors! Blood-thirsty plant grows on actress Tari Kelly There's much that's striking about the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" that's coming to East Lansing's Wharton Center beginning March 29. For [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Trusting the traveler Q: I am a 33-year-old gay man. I have been in a loving, devoted (so I thought) relationship for 4 years. Kevin (not his real name) and I have [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Barrymore gets lucky with Messing Drew Barrymore and Debra Messing are now a sister act. The pair signed on to star in 8 Mile-director Curtis Hanson's latest comedy-drama, Lucky You, scheduled [...]

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Women coming together, speaking out

When women come together, work together and speak out, positive things happen. This was the case when women abolitionists fought to end slavery, when suffragettes fought for women's right to vote - and it was [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:27:47-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Marriage News from Around the Country

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Alabama: The state senate approved a proposed anti-gay marriage amendment March 10, placing the measure on the June 2006 ballot. California: On March 14, the San Francisco County Superior Court ruled [...]

By |2017-10-31T06:27:47-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|