Marriage News from Around the Country

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Arizona: The president of the Navajo Nation vetoed a measure May 1 that would have banned equal marriage rights on the reservation. "Same-sex marriage is a non-issue on Navajoland," he [...]

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Art & Around

Pro Musica Society of Detroit celebrates spring with eclectic evening of operatic classics, American classics and off 'beat' poetry DETROIT - Pro Musica Society of Detroit presents Valerian Ruminski, operatic bass, in an eclectic program [...]

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Concert Connections

Weezer & Ringside Thurs. 5/5/05 State Theatre, Detroit Electric Six Sat. 5/7/05 9:30 p.m. Blind Pig, Ann Arbor Electric Six Sun. 5/8/05 The Temple Club, Lansing Stereophonics Tues. 5/10/05 Magic Stick, Detroit Utah Phillips Wed. [...]

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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 dawnwolfe@pridesource.com, 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: 'Summer and Smoke' 'They're all a bit peculiar' in sizzling rendition of lesser-known Tennessee Williams classic Playwright Tennessee Williams had mommy issues. And sister issues. And mother-daughter issues. Hell, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author [...]

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Curtain Calls XTRA

Preview: 'Now That I Can Dance - Motown 1962' The original Motown sound comes alive in world premiere production by Mosaic Youth Theatre The "once-forgotten" girl-group of the early 1960s that gave Motown Records its [...]

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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Blooming late in the sun Q: I have never had a relationship with a woman, but have realized for the last 10 years that I am lesbian. I am a 45-year-old woman. [...]

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Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Jodie Foster who starred in "Panic Room" has signed on to star in a new Spke Lee film "Inside Man." " Jodie Foster goes 'Inside' Jodie Foster fans, get ready for [...]

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Ask Dr. Wang

By Dr. Kevin Wang Hepatitis 101: Part Three {ITAL Dr. Wang, Congratulations on your recent graduation and current residency in Family Medicine. I have a topic for your column that you could perhaps address in [...]

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All Politics is Loco

If you ask the average GLBT person where "the movement" is really happening and where most of our progress is being made, they might instinctively say that is somewhere on the coasts. And to some [...]

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Now Playing

Just Out A Lot Like Love Oliver (Ashton Kutcher) and Emily (Amanda Peet) have anonymous sex in an airplane restroom, exchange names, then spend a day together bickering and probably imagining how cute they look [...]

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Q Puzzle Clues

You Are What You Eat Across 1 Madonna's "___ Don't Preach" 5 Beau chaser 10 DeGeneres' "Finding ___ " 14 Ed. range of many of Rosie's and Elmo's fans 15 Lover of Henry and June [...]

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Reach Out

Take Positive Action for Responsible Television The Media Project's Take PART invites you to applaud "8 Simple Rules" and "The Bernie Mac Show" for their honest and accurate depictions of adolescent sexual health on TV. [...]

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Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig See foreign films, Leo! Saturn is quincunx to Pluto for a month, which presents irritating challenges to making deep adjustments. Mercury is briefly aspecting both, offering ideas and messages on how to [...]

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SHe Said:

"'Activist judges' is a code word for gay. The judges being verbally tarred and feathered are those who have decriminalized gay sex, as they once did abortion, and who countenance marriage rights for same-sex couples. [...]

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Theater Events for the period May 5 – 14

Professional Theater: Brighton Beach Memoirs Part one of Neil Simon's autobiographical trilogy is a portrait of the writer as a Brooklyn teenager in 1937. Staged Wednesday through Sunday (excluding Friday) by the Jewish Ensemble Theatre [...]

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First Royal Oak pub crawl a success

The first Royal Oak "Fat Tuesday" pub crawl was a financial success, according to event organizers Craig Covey and Monica Mills of Midwest AIDS Prevention Project. Forty volunteers were organized between 16 venues and over [...]

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Dawsey firing stirs controversy

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - On April 20, the Michigan Citizen reported that Darrell Dawsey was fired as host of WTVS Channel 56's "American Black Journal." According to the article, Dawsey claims he was [...]

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Review: ‘Hairspray’

Don't let the bee-hive hairdos scare you: The long-awaited musical is pure fun! Teenager Tracy Turnblad doesn't set out to change the world in the hit musical "Hairspray," now playing at Detroit's Masonic Temple Theatre. [...]

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HIV/AIDS Resource Center vandalized

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman RUN WITH 1318/artwork/process/HARC Graffiti - any of the pictures that aren't in the "Bad" folder. ARTWORK IN PROCESS HARC workers found threatening graffiti on their office building on April 29. Photos [...]

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International News

New Zealand liberalizes immigration laws New Zealand's new Civil Union Act, which took effect April 26, treats married and partnered couples, gay and straight, the same for immigration purposes. The laws are liberal enough to [...]

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Lest we forget…

To mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi Germany's concentration camps, BTL's Charles Alexander offers this historical reflection. World War ll ended on May 8th - Victory Europe Day - 60 years ago, [...]

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Church elder visits Metro Detroit

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman The Reverend Elder Diane Fisher of Metropolitan Community Church's Region Five, which includes Michigan, was in town on April 28 to discuss the selection of a new moderator with church members. [...]

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Hate crimes on the rise

DETROIT - Hate crimes are up four percent both nationally and in Michigan, according to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs report for the year 2004. The report was released last week at a press [...]

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Live not on evil

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back to you, it was meant to be. But if you want to break up with someone, take them to see "Palindromes," the newest film [...]

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The Cutting Edge . . .

By Paul Varnell The May issue of Harper's Magazine has a fascinating article by reporter Chris Hedges about the most recent convention of the National Religious Broadcasters, an organization of some 1,600 Christian radio and [...]

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National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Politics Governor promotes gay rights at luncheon PORTLAND, Ore. - Gov. Ted Kulongoski spoke at the annual fund-raiser lunch for Basic Rights Oregon, a non-profit group that works for gay [...]

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