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Dear Jody

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Opinions|

By Jody Valley Accepting yourself, truthfully Q: My mother was watching TV the other day and saw a news program about a guy who has a program to help men deny their homosexual behavior. He [...]

Concert Connections

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Uncategorized|

This Week: American Idols Live Thurs. 8/4/05 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Duncan Sheik & Adam Richman Thurs. 8/4/05 The Ark, Ann Arbor Neil Diamond Thurs. 8/4/05 Palace of Auburn Hills George Duke and Lalah Hathaway [...]

Curtain Calls

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

Review: 'Take Me Out' Performance Network stages major league hit When most gays and lesbians decide to "come out" - that is, when they choose to reveal their sexual orientation to the people around them [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente The case of the queer detective "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking" probably won't ring a bell with audiences devoted to the famous fictional detective. That's with good [...]

In A Family Way: All of our families

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Ari Lev These are heady times to be in queer families. Both locally and nationally lesbian and gay couples, same-sex marriage, gay adoption and transgender civil rights are making the news. Perhaps it is [...]

Now Playing: Movie Reviews

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

Just Out The Bad News Bears Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) is an alcoholic, washed-out major-league baseball player working as an exterminator and part-time little league coach. His team, The Bears, is a band of [...]

Meet Kia the BTL pet of the week

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

Kia is a beautiful two-year-old Labrador Retriever mix with a gorgeous chocolate coat. She was found as a stray and brought to the shelter to find a loving home. Kia is a friendly girl who [...]

Q Puzzle Clues

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

Made To Be Broken Across 1 Lucas of "Longtime Companion" 6 What you shake when you come quickly 10 Scripture holders for congregation Beth Simchat Torah 14 Artist Eva 15 Hang out 16 Hit the [...]

Q Scopes

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Play doctor, Pisces! Mercury retrograding past the Sun in Leo is so Norma Desmond: arrogant miscommunications, plans gone awry, and that great line, "We didn't need words. We had faces!" Neptune opposes [...]

Hear Me OUT July, 2005

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

The Brighter Side of Me Namoli Brennet The first thing that struck me while listening to "The Brighter Side of Me" is that it's impossible to tell the gender of the singer. The effect is [...]

Orchard Lake art show to dazzle

By |2018-01-16T04:16:38-05:00August 4th, 2005|Entertainment|

ORCHARD LAKE - The third Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show will be at the Orchard Lake St. Mary's campus Aug. 5-7. The show will feature about 150 juried artists from around the country and [...]

National News Briefs

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|News|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Politics Anti-gay petition drive declared successful AUGUSTA, Maine - Voters will decide in November whether to repeal Maine's newly enacted gay rights law, the state's chief elections officer said July [...]

SHe Said Aug. 4, 2005

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|News|

"Even a straight man, you know, has the right to have good hair." - NASCAR driver Brian Vickers on the accusation that his sponsor, Garnier Fructis, is too gay for NASCAR during a July 2005 [...]

Triangle Foundation Catalyst Awardees announced

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|News|

DETROIT - The Triangle Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2005 Catalyst Awards, which will be presented at the organization's annual dinner. Five outstanding activists and organizations were been named. The awards recognize significant [...]

Ferndale Pub Crawl a huge success

By |2018-01-16T08:41:59-05:00August 4th, 2005|News|

FERNDALE - An estimated 1,100 people participated in the ninth annual Ferndale Pub Crawl, an annual walking tour of 18 restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs July 29. In addition to a good time being had by [...]

Detroit area sees rise in syphilis cases

By |2018-01-16T13:17:23-05:00August 4th, 2005|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - What do Michigan's Department of Health and the city of Detroit's ball culture have in common? Both are working to stop a sudden rise in cases of syphilis infection [...]

Conference explores LGBT faith and politics

By |2018-01-16T04:48:18-05:00August 4th, 2005|News|

By Sharon Gittleman YPSILANTI - Rabbi Michael Lerner would like to transform American culture. "The movement I am talking about, if it is successful, will speak to the spiritual crisis in American society - the [...]

Whosoever Ministry awards scholarship

By |2018-01-16T08:05:58-05:00August 4th, 2005|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - On July 10, Detroit's Whosoever Ministry awarded a $500 scholarship to Angel Mosely, a lesbian single mom who is working toward an Associate degree in Psychology at Wayne County [...]

Editorial: Facing the sun

By |2018-01-16T16:52:55-05:00August 4th, 2005|Uncategorized|

"Your job is to get up every day and be grateful to God for your DNA. It took an artist divine to make this design!" These words were spoken by the Rev. James A. Forbes [...]

Community Connections

By |2005-08-04T09:00:00-04:00August 4th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Need more Connections? See the complete list online at! 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: [...]

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