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Ask Dr. Wang

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Opinions|

By Dr. Kevin Wang Happy one year anniversary! Before I start with this month's column, I'd like to thank everyone who's been reading the column and e-mailing me with any additional questions. I'm hoping you've [...]

Dear Jody

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Opinions|

By Jody Valley Q: I was with a man for three years. We were married for nine months when things went bad. It was my fault. I did not treat him very well. In fact [...]

Concert Connections

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Uncategorized|

This Week: Dresden Dolls Thurs. 10/20/05 Saint Andrews Hall, Detroit Jonathan Richman Thurs. 10/20/05 Magic Bag, Ferndale Kanye West Sat. 10/22/05 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, Detroit BETTY Sat. 10/22/05 8 p.m. The Ark, Ann Arbor [...]

Theater Events for the period Oct. 20-29

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Uncategorized|

Professional Theater/Opera: 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. The Dead [...]

Curtain Calls

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

Review: 'Steel Magnolias' Six top actresses, six excellent performances At the start of every season I'm often asked the following question: "Which shows are you looking forward to most this year?" There's never an easy [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

By John Quinn Review: 'Harper's Ferry/Mother Tongue' Social reformers take center stage at Matrix Theatre One night, two one-acts. Four actors, two per play. Two men on stage; one white, one black. Two women on [...]

Now Playing

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

Just Out Good Night, and Good Luck At the height of Sen. Joe McCarthy's 1950s Communist witch-hunts, CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn) and his producer, Fred Friendly (George Clooney), decide to take a [...]

Meet Buck the BTL pet of the week

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

Meet Buck, an adorable six-month-old German shepherd mix. Buck is a bit shy at first but will warm up quickly once he adjusts to his surroundings. He loves to play and will need plenty of [...]

Q Puzzle

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

Family Doctor Across 1 Their fruits are acorns 5 Like half of the Odd Couple 9 Drag spikes 14 Russian river 15 Top draft level 16 Aged, to Byron 17 Letters over Mary's son 18 [...]

Q Scopes

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Tell your secrets, Scorpio! Just before going into Scorpio this year, the Sun conjoins Jupiter in Libra. This bodes well for all partnerships, but Libra is also the sign of opposing forces. [...]

Dionne does Dearborn

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

DEARBORN - After four decades in the business, Dionne Warwick shows no signs of slowing down. The legendary lady of song arrives in town this Saturday to kick off the concert season at the Ford [...]

Northern Exposure

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

HARRISVILLE - Ever feel like you just want to get away from it all? Fortunately in Michigan that's not so hard to do, and you don't have to go very far to reach pristine beaches, [...]

Behind the Reel

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|Entertainment|

By R.J. Beaumia ROYAL OAK - Triangle Foundation's Reel Pride Michigan GLBT Film Fest kicks off this weekend at the Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak. BTL reviews a small sampling of the festival's diverse [...]

Oct. 26 is Intersex Awareness Day

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|News|

Oct. 26 is the date of the second Intersex Awareness Day, a time to increase public education and awareness of intersex issues. Intersex refers to a series of medical conditions in which a child's genetic [...]

Sister Jeannine Gramick to visit UDM Oct. 25

By |2018-01-15T22:29:42-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

DETROIT — One of the most recognized and respected advocates for gay inclusion in the Roman Catholic Church will be coming to the University of Detroit Mercy on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Together, [...]

Living healthy with HIV program offered Oct. 27

By |2018-01-16T10:31:45-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

FERNDALE - The Midwest AIDS Prevention Project will provide a program for people living with HIV on Thursday, Oct. 27 at Como's restaurant in downtown Ferndale. Funded by a grant from Roche Laboratories, the program [...]

Creep of the Week: Lou Sheldon

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|News|

Lou Sheldon Sometimes listening to right-wingers blow smoke would actually be funny if there weren't people who actually believe the stuff they say. Take a recent exchange between Lou Sheldon, the chairman and founder of [...]

Dearborn Heights passes Human Rights Ordinance

By |2018-01-16T03:39:35-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

By Cornelius A. Fortune DEARBORN HEIGHTS - A proposed community and cultural relations commission ordinance that included sexual orientation and gender identity was passed Oct. 11 during a Dearborn Heights City Council meeting. The ordinance [...]

Cox’s request for stay dismissed as ‘absurd’

By |2018-01-15T18:14:17-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman LANSING - On Oct. 12, Michigan's Attorney General made yet another failed attempt to take health insurance and other benefits away from families, including families with children, headed by same-sex couples [...]

Gays excluded from Millions More event

By |2018-01-16T05:41:19-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

By Bob Roehr WASHINGON - Leaders of the black LGBT community were shocked and dismayed at the rollercoaster of reconciliation and inclusion, then the last minute rejection of their participation in the Millions More Movement [...]

GVSU’s National Coming Out Day event grows

By |2018-01-15T18:06:15-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

By Tom Fleischmann GRAND RAPIDS - Halfway through the afternoon gathering in honor of National Coming Out Day, students in charge of Out N' About had already ran out of rainbow ribbons to give away. [...]

Triangle Pride PAC skips mayoral endorsement

By |2018-01-16T10:53:00-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

BY JAN STEVENSON DETROIT - Triangle Pride PAC has endorsed no candidate for Detroit mayor. According to Sean Kosofsky, Triangle Pride PAC endorsement committee member, neither Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick or contender Freman Hendrix have returned [...]

SHe Said Oct. 20, 2005

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 2005|News|

"The experience of going through this, of cleaning out my life - the chemo is like a plunger for your body and your soul. I just took that approach to everything. It's like, 'For heaven's [...]

National News Briefs

By |2018-01-15T16:53:15-05:00October 20th, 2005|News|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Family Rights Gay man can't sue despite legal union NEW YORK - A New York appeals court has ruled that a same-sex partner can't sue a Manhattan hospital for malpractice [...]

Editorial: Homophobia won out

By |2018-01-16T10:00:32-05:00October 20th, 2005|Uncategorized|

On Oct. 15 an opportunity for historic inclusion of LGBT African-Americans in the Millions More Movement event was fumbled and lost due to homophobia. Back in February of this year Nation of Islam leader Minister [...]

Community Connections

By |2005-10-20T09:00:00-04:00October 20th, 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 [...]

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