Ask The Debt Free Diva

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Opinions|

By Dee Dee Sung Flying high into the golden years Q: I am a single woman and have three years to retirement. It's overwhelming to think about all the things I have to look at [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Opinions|

Discovering me Q: I know you are probably so tired of people whining about coming out and being gay, but I have had such a devastating experience and just need to tell someone. I decided [...]

Fit to serve God?

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Opinions|

By Mubarak Dahir To anyone who has followed the long history of anti-gay edicts out of the Catholic Church, the latest development in its anti-gay campaign will come as no surprise. According to numerous published [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Uncategorized|

This Week: Feist Fri. 9/9/05 Magic Bag, Ferndale Portastatic Sat. 9/10/05 Krafthaus Brewery, Kalamazoo Green Day w/ Jimmy Eat World Sun. 9/11/05 Palace of Auburn Hills Sufjan Stevens Sun. 9/11/05 The Majestic, Detroit Sufjan Stevens [...]

Theater Events for the period Sep. 8-17

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Professional Theater: Altar Boyz A holy-inspiring musical comedy about five small-town boys trying to save the world one screaming fan at a time. City Theatre, Detroit. Tue.-Sun. through Dec. 18. 313-872-1000. http://www.nederlanderdetroit.com. And The Winner [...]

AIDS Walk Detroit comes to Royal Oak

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

BY Sharon Gittleman ROYAL OAK - With gasoline skyrocketing above $3 a gallon and the costs of everyday living nearly zooming out of reach, it would be easy to ignore this year's Steppin' Out AIDS [...]

Curtain Calls

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

The 2005 Wilde Awards It's official: It truly was 'One Wilde Night' More than 200 people from Michigan's professional theater, LGBT and political communities came together Sept. 1 for "One Wilde Night" - and that's [...]

Hear Me Out

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

Where You Live Tracy Chapman (Elektra/Wea) Seventeen years after "Fast Car" and ten years after "Give Me One Reason" dominated the airwaves, Tracy Chapman continues to make music that is honest, direct, smart and politically [...]

Now Playing

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

Just Out The Brothers Grimm Wilhelm (Matt Damon) and Jacob Grimm (Heath Ledger) earn good coin as con men, roaming the 19th-century German countryside and pretending to vanquish demons. Their stagecraft is impressive, but useless [...]

Meet Chickadee the BTL pet of the week

By | 2018-01-16T07:26:14+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

Chickadee is a beautiful four-year-old Snowshoe mix cat with gorgeous taupe markings and stunning blue eyes. She is looking for a new home because her previous family moved and left her behind. Chickadee is a [...]

Q Puzzle Clues

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

Clang, Clang, Clang ... Across 1 Type of toy 4 "An American in Paris" actress 9 Music man's org. 14 "We ___ everywhere" ('70s slogan) 15 City in the Osmonds' home state 16 Dorothy, to [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Be honest, Leo! Saturn is in Leo quincunx to Uranus in Pisces until Oct. 7. Expect twitches in religious institutions pointing to big changes in a few years. Clashes between tender egos [...]

Winners of the 2004-05 Wilde Awards

By | 2018-01-16T09:54:39+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

WINNERS, READERS' CHOICE AWARDS: Favorite Professional Touring Production: "Hairspray" - Masonic Temple Theatre Favorite Local Professional Production - COMEDY: "Over the Tavern" - BoarsHead Theatre; Jane Page, director Favorite Local Professional Production - DRAMA: "Driving [...]

Creativity with a conscience

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

DETROIT - Socially conscious art collectors have a dream come true event to attend this month. On Saturday, Sept. 24 the Midwest AIDS Prevention Project holds its annual Artworks for Life event, now in its [...]

Ministers to shake tails for WAGS

By | 2018-01-15T20:49:23+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

PONTIAC - On Sept. 24, Pontiac's Club Flamingo will be hosting a first - the first-ever drag performance by Reverend Mark Bidwell and Reverend Deborah Dysert, pastors of Metropolitan Community Churches in Ferndale and Clarkston. [...]

Creep of the Week: Michael Marcavage

By | 2018-01-16T07:27:40+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

Michael Marcavage Since religious fundamentalists have blamed "the gays" for everything from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks to the tsunami in Asia last year, it was only a matter of time before the devastation [...]

Full Truth Ministry celebrates sixteen years

By | 2018-01-16T17:29:30+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - On Sunday, Sept. 11, Full Truth Ministry will celebrate sixteen years of service to the LGBT community of Detroit. In the best tradition of the African-American Christian church, Full [...]

UofM welcomes LGBT students back to school

By | 2018-01-16T02:57:37+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

By Sara Holwerda ANN ARBOR - Labor Day meant Gayz Craze for the LGBTA Commission at the University of Michigan. This annual event was held on the northern end of Palmer field under sprawling maize [...]

New Orleans gay community weathers Katrina

By | 2018-01-15T21:55:54+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

By Ed Walsh NEW ORLEANS - CW Stambaugh thought he dodged a bullet. The Owner of the popular Starlight by the Park bar on the outskirts of New Orleans' French Quarter decided to defy Hurricane [...]

Marriage News from Around the Country

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman California: The state Senate approved legislation Sept. 1 that would legalize equal marriage rights, a vote that makes the chamber the first legislative body in the country to approve an [...]

National News Briefs

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Family Rights Courts to hear arguments in lesbian custody case MONTPELIER, Vt. - A custody battle over a child born to a lesbian couple has produced dueling court rulings in [...]

Rehnquist leaves behind anti-gay legacy

By | 2018-01-16T04:53:08+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

By Lisa Keen WASHINGTON - No justice has voted against the interests of gays more times than Chief Justice William Rehnquist. And yet, under no Chief Justice have gays seen more significant gains than Rehnquist. [...]

SHe Said Sept. 8, 2005

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|News|

"Why is President Bush more concerned with the state of marriage than the state of Louisiana? ThatÕs what the New Orleans City Business paper asked in early February, a couple of weeks after BushÕs State [...]

Sistrum seeks singers

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Open auditions for Sistrum, the Lansing Women's Chorus, will be held Monday, Sept. 12 and 19 from 6-7 p.m. at University Lutheran Church, 1020 South Harrison Road, East Lansing. A full rehearsal will follow from [...]

Community Connections

By | 2005-09-08T09:00:00+00:00 September 8th, 2005|Uncategorized|

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 [...]