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Ask Dr. Wang

By Dr. Kevin Wang Looking good for you Before I start my column, I'd like to remind everyone of a survey I'm conducting. I'm starting a research project in my program to increase awareness of [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Opinions|

Dear Jody

By Jody Valley Testing the water Q: I am writing you for advice on my former relationship. I broke up with "Sarah" over a year ago; we had been together for 3 years. I must [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Opinions|

All Politics is Loco: Progress is queer

It is time the GLBT community unites behind a progressive agenda. No more piecemeal support for this issue or that issue. We need a manifesto for a queer progressive vision for Michigan, the United States [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Opinions|

Art & Around for the period March 16-25

Art, Historical & Science Museums: Cranbrook Art Museum "Shoot the Family," contemporary photography and video exploring the undercurrents of domestic life. Through March 26. Free with $6 museum admission. Bloomfield Hills: 1-877-462-7262. http://www.cranbrook.edu. Detroit Historical [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Concert Connections

This Week: Donald Fagen Thurs. 3/16/06 Detroit Opera House Brian Vander Ark Fri. 3/17/06 Memphis Smoke, Royal Oak The Twilight Babies and DJ Jim Stone Sat. 3/18/06 The Buzz Bar, Detroit Ben Folds Sat. 3/18/06 [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period March 16-25

Professional Theater/Opera: Adult Entertainment A Yale graduate helps a group of second rate porn stars set out to make artistic and profitable adult movies. Icarus Falling at Creole Gallery, Lansing. Fri.-Sat., March 24-April 1. $10. [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Crimes against humanity

Dear BTL, I enjoy D'Anne Witkowski's articles and her sense/understanding of equality. Although the Creep of the Week column is often discouraging, it is so necessary for our community. Last week's column concerning Welch, West [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Opinions|

What the world needs now

Dear BTL, Last week's Creep of the Week is just one example of the very powerful message that has been sent out to America that GLBT people are disposable people. What blows my mind is [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Opinions|

Book Marks

By Richard Labonte The Ash Gray Proclamation By Dennis Cooper. VSP Lazarus, 25 pages with 14-song CD, $15 paper Not long after 9/11, Dennis Cooper wrote "The Ash Gray Proclamation," drawing the title from a [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Curtain Calls

Review: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' 'Hedwig' rocks at 1515 Broadway A funny thing happened in the late 1960s and early '70s. The rock-opera "Tommy" burst onto the scene and legions of young people took [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Lost and found

ANN ARBOR - There are dog people: people who like dogs, and then there are Dog People: people who dogs seek out, particularly dogs who are lost or in trouble. Author Ken Foster is a [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Curtain Calls ONLINE

Review: 'Three Mo' Tenors' The good times roll at the Fisher Theatre By Donald V. Calamia Like many of you, I suspect, I wasn't totally sure what to expect from "Three Mo' Tenors" at Detroit's [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig Accept criticism graciously, Cancer! The Sun squaring Pluto inflames the ego and pushes you towards confrontation and conquest, perhaps too quickly and - especially with the Sun in Pisces - relying too [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Catching Jamie

ROYAL OAK - Everybody wants a story to tell, and for those who have seen Grammy-nominated jazz upstart Jamie Cullum live in concert, that story usually starts with, "I saw the most amazing show the [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Now Playing

Just Out Aquamarine When best friends Claire (Emma Roberts) and Hailey (Joanna "JoJo" Levesque) discover a mermaid named Aquamarine (Sara Paxton) in their beach club's swimming pool, their destinies change forever. Hailey, soon to move [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle

Patricks on Parade Across 1 "Sphincter" author Ginsberg 6 Man who can become a queen 10 Barney Frank, in brief 14 Pop one's cork 15 Spread it on your muffin 16 Like McKellen's Magneto 17 [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|Entertainment|

National News Briefs

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Civil Rights Montana to ban homophobic bullying in schools HELENA - All Montana school districts must adopt policies against bullying, the Montana Board of Public Education has decided. The requirement, [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:12:37-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|

SHe Said March 16, 2005

"Karl Rove has reconstructed the [Republican] party so that its core membership is that of evangelical Christians who believe politics should be governed by religious principles. These people can brook no compromise on the abortion [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|

AFA renews call for Ford boycott

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman TUPELO, Miss. - Undeterred by unsuccessful "boycott of the month" attempts against companies including Disney, Johnson and Johnson, Proctor and Gamble and Orbitz, the American Family Association, a self-styled Christian group [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|

Catholic group: no adoptions to gays

By Lisa Keen BOSTON - In yet another confrontation between religious organizations and laws prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, an organization of the archdiocese of Boston has decided to end its program of helping [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|

Phelps group pickets funeral of Michigan soldier

By The Associated Press FLUSHING - A half-dozen protesters from Fred Phelps' church who picketed the funeral of a Michigan soldier were met by hundreds of people carrying signs defending the military and honoring the [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:01:45-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|

WRAP to move to new location

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman ANN ARBOR - The Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project has announced plans to move into new office space April 1, allowing the resource center for Washtenaw County's LGBT residents to improve the [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|

Affirmations hosts first student art show

By Sharon Gittleman FERNDALE - When Courteney Payeur, 21, learned the Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery had chosen her photographs for their first student show, she didn't hold back. "I was so excited I called my grandma [...]

By |2006-03-16T09:00:00-05:00March 16th, 2006|News|