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Editorial: The politics of health

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

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 [...]

Viewpoint: Weld waffles

By |2018-01-16T02:05:12-05:00August 25th, 2005|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Overcome Depression with a team approach

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

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 [...]

The Omega-3 that should be on your mind

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

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 [...]

Affirm your health at Affirmations

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

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 [...]

Setting The Rules

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

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. [...]

Build your way to health with bodymorph

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

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 [...]

Health Resources and Information

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

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

Be healthy, wealthy and gay

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

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 [...]

Take a natural approach to weight loss

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

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 [...]

The health is in the details

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

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 [...]

Out on the Web: Health edition

By |2018-01-16T08:04:45-05:00August 25th, 2005|Guides| 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 [...]

Pediatricians come out in favor of LGBTs

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Concert Connections

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

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 [...]

Curtain Calls

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

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 [...]

Come out and celebrate: Outfest

By |2018-01-16T11:34:59-05:00August 25th, 2005|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Ye gay olde time awaits

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

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 [...]

Get ‘Sticky’

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

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 [...]

Bernadette Etc., Etc.

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

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 [...]

Now Playing

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

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 [...]

Q Puzzle

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes

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

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 [...]

Community Connections

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

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: 20793 Farmington Rd., Ste. 25, Farmington, MI 48336. FORTY WORD [...]

Dear Jody

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

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. [...]

Meet Jamahl the BTL pet of the week

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

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 [...]

Creep of the Week: Joseph Nicolosi

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

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 [...]

SHe Said Aug. 25, 2005

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

"[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 [...]

Local gay churches reach ‘Beyond our doors’

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

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 [...]

Black leaders decry AIDS epidemic

By |2018-01-15T22:19:41-05:00August 25th, 2005|News|

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. [...]

Marriage News from Around the Country

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

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 [...]

National News Briefs

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

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 [...]

Support Starbucks’ pro-gay stand

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

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 [...]

Mass. sets marriage convention date

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

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 [...]

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