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Domestic Violence 101

By Kevin Wang For the last year or so, I've been discussing topics that deal with just the physical side of medicine. These subjects range from the flu, preventative topics about the Pap Smear and [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Opinions|

Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Responding to 'Confused' Readers: In another issue, "Confused" wrote in about a failed relationship and the sorrow of seeing his ex with another person, as he had been hoping to possibly get [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Opinions|

Viewpoint: Stand up for fairness

By Patrick Guerriero and Gregory Wright The Republican Party's roots run deep in Michigan. Founded 150 years ago at a meeting in Jackson, Michigan, party founders placed an emphasis on "free speech" and "free men." [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Opinions|

Concert Connections

This Week: Beck Thurs. 9/22/05 State Theatre, Detroit The Notwist & Themselves Performing As 13 and God Thurs. 9/22/05 8 p.m. Magic Stick Detroit Judas Priest Fri. 9/23/05 Soaring Eagle, Mt. Pleasant Suzanne Westenhoefer Sun. [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Sept. 22-Oct. 1

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. $22.50-$45. 313-872-1000. http://www.nederlanderdetroit.com. And The [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Uncategorized|

Bountifully Bi

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Finally, there's a book for those of us who are literate, love erotica, and love both genders. "The Best of Both Worlds: Bisexual Erotica," edited by Sage Vincent and M. Christian, [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Entertainment|

Curtain Calls

Review: 'Two Men in a Box' Characters get boxed in at Planet Ant "What is the purpose of life in a box?" That's the burning question these days at Hamtramck's Planet Ant Theatre where Daniel [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Entertainment|

Curtain Calls XTRA

Theater Profile: Kristine Thatcher Hail to the chief: Meet BoarsHead's new artistic director It's not often that a teenager's dreams become her adult reality, but Kristine Thatcher, the new artistic director of Lansing's BoarsHead Theatre, [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Entertainment|

Now Playing

Just Out An Unfinished Life Twelve years ago, Jean Gilkyson (Jennifer Lopez) was driving the car when an accident took her husband's life. Her father-in-law, Einar (Robert Redford), never forgave her. But when she turns [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle

Desperate Drag Queens Across 1 People hurt by perps, to Wong's Dr. Huang 5 Pansy supporter 9 They put thermometers in your boxers 13 When repeated, dish at Waikiki 14 Shakespearean soliloquy starter 15 Line [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig Share your fantasies, Pisces! Mercury, zipping through Libra, is sextile Saturn, and both are quincunx Uranus in Pisces. Efforts at making sense and order will show where sense and order cannot exist. [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|Entertainment|

Creep of the Week: The Vatican

The Vatican The evangelical Christians and the Catholic Church may disagree on some pretty big things, but there's one thing they all agree on: When all else fails, blame the gays! Such is the thinking [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

SHe Said Sept. 22, 2005

"From the start, America was summoned to be a shining city on a hill. But each generation must keep building that city. Even in this new century, some Americans are still denied a voice at [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Michigan State students receive LGBT scholarships

EAST LANSING - Two MSU students recently received scholarships honoring their commitment to the LGBT community. Tiffany Lane, an MSU Junior majoring in Philosophy is the inaugural recipient of the LGBT Students of Color Scholarship. [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Meth recovery group forming in Ferndale

FERNDALE - A new support group for people who wish to stop using methamphetamine will begin meeting in Ferndale in October. The group will meet on Monday nights at Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Ferndale Pub Crawl raises $12,000

FERNDALE - Checks totaling $12,000 were presented on Sept. 12 at the Ferndale City Council meeting by the Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl committee to three area charities. The Ferndale Historical Society and the Ferndale Auxiliary [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Trans-inclusive hate crimes bill passes House

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON - Hate crimes legislation that includes gays and lesbians, and for the first time transgender persons, passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 14. The 223 to 199 vote came [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:23:06-05:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Massachusetts lawmakers reject marriage ban

By Lisa Keen BOSTON - One major skirmish was won this month, but another was lost in what has now become a years-long battle to preserve the marriage rights of same-sex couples in Massachusetts. One [...]

By |2005-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Marathon Roberts hearings raise LGBT issues

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON - The marathon confirmation hearings for John G. Roberts to be Chief Justice of the United States raised issues of direct concern for the LGBT community for what many believe to [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:42:35-05:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Sex: who’s doing what in America

By Bob Roehr The landscape of Americans' sexual activity was laid out in vast detail in a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sept. 15. The report "Sexual Behavior and [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:12:02-05:00September 22nd, 2005|News|

Editorial: Friends in high places

Governor Jennifer Granholm attended the Triangle Foundation's Annual Dinner Event Sunday, Sept. 18. She told the crowd of over 400 people that her vision of the government's role in the citizenry's lives is to protect [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:37:36-05:00September 22nd, 2005|Uncategorized|