Editorial: The politics of health

In this special Health & Wellness issue we highlight ways to get and stay healthy, and pamper ourselves in the process. We hope you enjoy the articles and referrals for health care providers, spas, organic [...]

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Viewpoint: Weld waffles

By Mubarak Dahir Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld was once held up as the epitome of how a socially liberated Republican could be the best friend of the gay community. At a meeting of the [...]

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Overcome Depression with a team approach

Emmy-award winning actress and television personality, Linda Dano, has stepped into the spotlight to reveal her personal struggle with depression. Linda is spearheading Support Partners, a national campaign that promotes a team approach to overcoming [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

The Omega-3 that should be on your mind

by Dr. David Perlmutter There's been a big buzz lately in the medical community about all the positive effects omega-3 fatty acids have on a personis health, but did you know that not all omega-3s [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Affirm your health at Affirmations

FERNDALE - Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center will offer several programs in September, in addition to their ongoing programs, to help participants work on their physical and mental health. For more information on these [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Setting The Rules

by Stephanie Nano, Associated Press writer For the first time, researchers have established how much exercise women should be able to do for their age and found that their capacity is slightly lower than men's. [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Build your way to health with bodymorph

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman FERNDALE - If you've been a couch potato all winter (or longer) bodymorph proprietor Rossano Rea has good advice to get you started. "Eat smaller portions, more often, and increase your [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:51:31-05:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Health Resources and Information

Acupuncture Healing Needles Patrice Clutterbuck Ann Arbor 734-277-3140 AIDS/HIV Organizations AIDS Walk Michigan http://www.aidswalkmichigan.org Lansing Area AIDS Network Patrick Lombardi 913 W. Holmes Rd., Ste. 115, Lansing 517-394-3560 Midwest AIDS Prevention Project (MAPP) 429 Livernois [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Be healthy, wealthy and gay

Welcome to the Fall 2005 Special Health and Wellness edition of Between The Lines. In this issue we've looked into the many unique ways that our community seeks out personal growth, health, support and medical [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Take a natural approach to weight loss

From the Atkins Diet to gastric bypass surgery, the multitude of weight loss regimens, products and procedures on the market is evidence of America's obsession with battling obesity. According to the RAND Corporation, an independent [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

The health is in the details

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DEARBORN - It's been one of those days - you've missed more deadlines than you can count, the traffic has been horrific, and you have a conference with your child's non-gay-friendly [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Out on the Web: Health edition

http://www.inspot.org Getting diagnosed with an STD is never good news. The responsible thing to do, of course, is notify all of your sex partners to let them know they should get tested, too. But telling [...]

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Pediatricians come out in favor of LGBTs

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - Kathryn Wright, the medical director of Horizons Project and a member of the Wayne State University School of Medicine, will address the American Academy of Pediatrics 2005 National Conference [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:51:47-05:00August 25th, 2005|Guides|

Art & Around for the period Aug. 25-Sep. 3

Architecture/Gardens/Tours: Glorious Gardens of the Historic Homes Tour the amazing gardens at three of metro Detroit s historic wonders: The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores (313-884-4222), Cranbrook House and Gardens in [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

Concert Connections

This Week: Jessica Simpson Thurs. 8/25/05 Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant Richard Marx Thurs. 8/25/05 Jerome-Duncan Ford Theatre, Sterling Hts. Anita Baker 8/27/05 8 p.m. DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston Carrie Newcomer Sat. 8/27/05 The [...]

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Curtain Calls

Review: 'In iPod We Trust' Second City feels right at home in Novi Second City Detroit returned to the stage - albeit a new stage in Novi - last week after a way-too-long hiatus and [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

Come out and celebrate: Outfest

ANN ARBOR - On Saturday, Sept. 24, WRAP will once again light up the streets of Ann Arbor's Kerrytown with it's annual Outfest celebration. Vendors, community organizations, entertainment and speakers are signing up as BTL [...]

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Ye gay olde time awaits

By BTL Staff HOLLY - If chain mail gets your sword up or if dulcimer music makes your bosom heave, then get thee to the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Since 1980 the English Renaissance has come [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

Get ‘Sticky’

Superman and Batman, Archie and Jughead, and Fred and Barney were never like this! Comic books - once the bastion of flying crusaders, teenage angst and popular cartoon characters - are now primarily devoured by [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

Bernadette Etc., Etc.

By Peter Galvin In March 1997, Bernadette Peters released the acclaimed live recording of her solo debut at Carnegie Hall from the previous December, the Grammy-nominated "Sondheim, Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall." "It [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

Now Playing

Just Out Four Brothers The Mercer brothers (Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund) return to their rundown Detroit neighborhood to bury their saintly adoptive mother who was gunned down under mysterious circumstances. Their [...]

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Q Puzzle

They Loved Paris Across 1 Shakespearean king 5 Alternate date? 9 Humpy animal 14 Guy that goes either way? 15 It slicks Feniger's pan 16 Drab hanky color 17 Etheridge's "___ War Is Over" 18 [...]

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Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig Hone erotic skills, Capricorn! The Sun entering Virgo makes us all more critical. Try to be gently "self"-critical. Other aspects push us to rude excess. Venus quincunx Uranus could be brilliantly, quirkily [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

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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Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Gambling your home away Q: My partner, "Shelia," and I have been together for almost 10 years. We own a nice house and have enough money to make our life pretty easy. [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|Opinions|

Meet Jamahl the BTL pet of the week

Jamahl is an adorable one-year-old gray and white shorthair cat. He was brought to the shelter as a stray. Jamahl is a sweet and social kitty. Once adjusted to his surroundings, he will love being [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:30:10-05:00August 25th, 2005|Entertainment|

Creep of the Week: Joseph Nicolosi

When I think about Joseph Nicolosi, a California psychologist who coined the term "reparative therapy" and the co-founder of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH, kind of like Darth, as in [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:58:45-05:00August 25th, 2005|News|

SHe Said Aug. 25, 2005

"[Monsignor Eugene] Clark has long upheld the Vatican belief that homosexuals - and the liberals who support them - are bringing down society, and, of course, want to destroy the institution of marriage. He also [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|News|

Local gay churches reach ‘Beyond our doors’

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman FARMINGTON - Three local churches that serve the LGBT community - Divine Peace MCC in Clarkston, Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit in Ferndale, and Praise Fellowship Christian Church in Madison Heights [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:18:56-05:00August 25th, 2005|News|

Black leaders decry AIDS epidemic

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman WASHINGTON - On Aug. 17, the Black AIDS Institute issued the following statement to decry the lack of response to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [...]

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Marriage News from Around the Country

Alabama: In preparation for a June 6, 2006 vote on banning marriage equality, Equality Alabama has opened offices in Birmingham and Montgomery to increase the pro-gay group's visibility. Some members of Equality Alabama have formed [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|News|

National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Politics Survey shows support for Maine gay rights law PORTLAND, Maine - Three out of five Mainers would vote to uphold the state's new gay rights law in a November [...]

By |2005-08-25T09:00:00-04:00August 25th, 2005|News|

Support Starbucks’ pro-gay stand

A recent email newsletter by Focus on the Family took issue with a featured quote in Starbucks' "The Way I See It" campaign. According to the Aug. 25 Citizen Link report, "Purchase a Starbucks beverage [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:58:36-05:00August 25th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Mass. sets marriage convention date

BOSTON - State legislators voted Wednesday to hold a Constitutional Convention next month to debate a proposed amendment that would replace same-sex marriage in Massachusetts with Vermont-style civil unions. Members of the House and Senate [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:45:40-05:00August 25th, 2005|Uncategorized|