Parting Glances

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Opinions|

I'm pleased to say I received many telephone calls (one 517 jingle from a VERY prominent Lansing lady) asking how Sister Serena Scatterpin and the International Recovering Catholics Badminton Team did at Gay Games VII. [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Opinions|

By Jody Valley Mammary introvert Q: I have a problem that is pretty embarrassing to me. I can't discuss it with any of my friends as they would just laugh and say I am too [...]

The Gay Moralist: Why I Live in Detroit

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Opinions|

By John Corvino This column is dedicated to the memory of Doug McIntosh, who died suddenly on July 11 in the Julius Melchers House, the West Village Detroit home he and his partner, Scotty, painstakingly [...]

Ask Dr. Wang: My research project

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Opinions|

By Kevin Wang This column is completely related to my research project. In the beginning of the month, I went to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Conference for Special Constituencies (NCSC) in [...]

Art & Around for the period July 27-Aug. 5

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Uncategorized|

ARCHITECTURE/DESIGN/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Summertime Behind the Scenes tours include "Staff Life on the Estate," "The Secrets Behind the Paintings" and "Cotswold Architecture"; plus Special Interest Tours "Modernism on the Cutting Edge" [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Uncategorized|

This Week: Futureheads Thurs. 7/27/06 Magic Stick, Detroit Blue October Thurs. 7/27/06 St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit Yolanda Adams Fri. 7/28/06 Chene Park, Detroit Muse, The Cloud Room Fri. 7/28/06 State Theater, Detroit Mission of Burma [...]

Hotter Than July 2006

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Wednesday, July 26, 6-10 p.m. Opening Pride Reception. Eyes Wide Open Art Exhibition curated by award-winning photographer and Detroit native Charlie T (Charzette Torrence). Hilton Garden Inn, Detroit, 351 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, Michigan, 313-967-0900. Thursday, [...]

No love for the right

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Opinions|

Dear BTL, I am writing in regards to Gregory Wright's July 20 column "The right side: not all bad." I would expect to see this type of column printed in the Detroit News not in [...]

Now Playing

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

Compiled by Q Syndicate Clerks II Dante Hicks (Brian O'Halloran) plans to move to Florida with his fiancee, Emma (Jennifer Schwalbach). But on his last day flipping burgers at Mooby's, freedom seems like a mirage [...]

A ‘safe haven’ for fertility

By | 2018-01-16T04:07:38+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

When a lesbian couple from Grand Rapids visited Dr. Michael Mersol-Barg's Center for Reproductive Medicine in Birmingham it wasn't because they couldn't find a facility closer to home. It's because several reproductive agencies turned them [...]

A tale of two proclivities

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

Michael-Christopher has always been provocative. Perhaps known best for his graphic novel series "Living The Life," Michael-Christopher has been cultivating a style for the past decade that is, simply put, sexy as hell. His latest [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

by Jack Fertig July 24, 2006 "Trust your hunches, Aries!" Venus in Cancer trine to Jupiter in Scorpio opens our affections, making us a bit more vulnerable. But then she moves into aspect with Saturn [...]

Bringin’ down the house

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

Doug Spearman wasn't about to complain while shooting the second season of "Noah's Arc." After all, the director was towing a kid in her tummy. "If this little pregnant Chinese lady can keep going ... [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

July 24, 2006 "Tom Swifties" Across 1 Director Peyton of "The Break-up" 5 Make ___ buck 10 Hit boxers 14 Star quality 15 Manuscript leaf 16 Woods of "Legally Blonde" 17 "Gay people are very [...]

A tropical ‘Kiss’

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

By Jane Martin Gay Cuban author Eduardo Santiago's "Tomorrow they will Kiss" follows the lives of Cuban diaspora in Union City, New Jersey in the early 1960s, as Fidel Castro's revolution was unfolding on the [...]

A love of India

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

By Lawrence Ferber Like hair, India.Arie keeps growing and growing. But on her stunning new single, "I Am Not My Hair," the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter points out that there's a profound distinction between one's inner self [...]

‘Loose’ lips shake hips

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

By Brandon Voss Nelly Furtado wants to hear all about the guys who grooved, the go-gos who grinded and the drag queens who lip-synched to her music at Gay Pride this summer. Because, much to [...]

Revenge of the Dolls

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

By Peter Galvin The New York Dolls weren't the first rock stars to wear makeup and women's clothes. Little Richard probably gets credit for that. What the Dolls did do first, though, was to infuse [...]

Windsor Pride Festival entertainment

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

Cyon Flare From Detroit, but currently living in Ann Arbor, emcee Cyon (a.k.a. Robert Mitchell) started creating costumes in the early to late '90s, inspired by what she saw as the disintegration of the gay [...]

National News Briefs

By | 2018-01-16T13:55:06+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

Politics Former Spokane mayor dies SPOKANE, Wash. - Former Mayor James E. West, recalled from office over an Internet sex scandal, died July 22 at a Seattle hospital after suffering complications from recent cancer surgery. [...]

SHe Said July 27, 2006

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

"Let me tell you about two extraordinary constituents of mine. I have talked about them on the floor before — Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin — both in their 80s, who have lived together for [...]

LGBT leaders close ranks on affirmative action

By | 2018-01-15T21:25:04+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman DETROIT - In 2004, Michigan's LGBT community united to fight a discriminatory ballot proposal. This year, they're doing it again. This year, though, they have friends ranging from both gubernatorial candidates [...]

Divine Peace to celebrate fifteen years

By | 2018-01-16T17:46:33+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman PONTIAC - Divine Peace Metropolitan Community Church is 15 years old, and they're throwing a party to celebrate. Actually, the Aug. 5 party is just one of the events the church [...]

Gay Games VII close at Wrigley Field

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

CHICAGO - Attendees slapped hands and patted the backs of an estimated 12,000 Gay Games VII athletic participants as they walked through Wrigley Field and into the stands as the weeklong Games closed on July [...]

Hotter Than July: Working for equality

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

DETROIT — As pride season continues this weekend with "Hotter Than July," organizers of the MidwestÕs oldest black gay pride event look to mobilize the community. "For many in our community racial inequities, economics, quality [...]

Rev. Nancy: Have a blessed day

By | 2018-01-16T08:13:58+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

Few know that the Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, with 250 local congregations in 23 countries and a yearly operating budget of $2.3 million, is the largest GLBT-Q organization in the world. Disbarred Pentecostal minister [...]

Williams convicted in Vonatti shooting

By | 2018-01-16T00:00:41+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Guttterman DETROIT - A Wayne County Circuit Court jury found Steven Williams guilty in the January shooting of a man leaving a popular Detroit gay nightclub. Williams was convicted of assault with [...]

HTJ! 2006 Genesis Summit has something for everyone

By | 2018-01-16T11:02:48+00:00 July 27th, 2006|News|

By Imani Williams DETROIT - Most of the programs for Hotter Than July! center on entertainment. However, each year the Genesis Summit offers an educational side to the five-day Detroit Black Pride Celebration. Participants can [...]

Shakespeare’s fairies work their magic

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

This week in Curtain Calls ONLINE at pridesource.com: JET's new season and other theater news. REVIEW: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' "A Midsummer Night's Dream," staged by the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, runs in repertory at the [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2006-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2006|Entertainment|

Professional Theater News from Around Town: Jewish Ensemble Theatre proudly announces 18th season WEST BLOOMFIELD - The Jewish Ensemble Theatre is pleased to announce its ambitious 2006-2007 season. The season includes two musicals, a special [...]