Correction

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

A story in the Sept. 14 issue of Between The Lines should have stated that DJ VanCronkhite will play on Oct. 28 at The Works. We at Between The Lines strive for accuracy in reporting. [...]

Parting Glances: Turnabout’s fair lay, er, play

By | 2018-01-16T06:28:54+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

I'm not one to take candid Polaroids of other peoples dirty laundry drip drying on the clothes line of their rose-covered, white-picket-fenced, air-conditioned-pet-house backyards. But, as I'm in a devil-may-care mood (I almost got laid [...]

The Gay Moralist: Chad

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

By John Corvino Chad and I met on my first visit to Detroit, back in the spring of 1998. "Damn, he's hot," I thought to myself - a familiar reaction for those who met Chad. [...]

Ask Dr. Wang

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

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 the LGBT community in the medical community. These [...]

Art & Around for the period Sept. 21-30

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 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" [...]

Theater Events for the period Sept. 21-30

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Uncategorized|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Bedroom Farce A couple whose marriage is on the rocks inflicts their miseries on their nearest and dearest. Ledges Playhouse Theatre Company in the Ledges Playhouse, Grand Ledge. Fri.-Sun., through Sept. 24. $13-$15. [...]

Queer dating editorial full of stereotypes

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

This (editorial) is a joke, right? ("Looking for love can be difficult in queer scene," Sept. 7, 2006) You're kidding about the stereotypes and over-the-top generalizations? The idea that gay men can't find a partner [...]

Column on gay-giving lacks statistics

By | 2018-01-23T06:03:07+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

Sean Kosofsky suggests in his most recent column that gays don't support gay causes to the same degree that ethnic or religious group members support their respective interests. While this may be true, he doesn't [...]

Anti-gay Chistians following word of God

By | 2018-01-16T02:51:21+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Opinions|

I am struck by (D'Anne Witkowski's) intolerance to the traditional Judeo/Christian values embraced by Tom McMillan and millions of other Americans. You may call it "gay-bashing", but in the Bible it is called loving your [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

Professional Theater News from Around Town: Detroit Opera House and Royal Winnipeg Ballet present 'Dracula' DETROIT -The Detroit Opera House will open its 2006/2007 DaimlerChrysler Dance Series Thursday, Sept. 28 with a ballet with bite: [...]

Newcomer, party of one

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

Carrie Newcomer Where: The Ark When: 8 p.m. Sept. 22 Online: www.carrienewcomer.com There's plenty of food to choose from at Betty's Diner. But folk singer Carrie Newcomer urges saving room for the rhubarb pie at [...]

Gay couple opens cupcake shop

By | 2018-01-16T06:25:24+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

Cupcake Station 136 N. Old Woodward, Birmingham (248) 593-1903 http://www.cupcakestation.com Kerry Johnson was expecting the worst when he told his partner of two-and-a-half years, Tom Holleman, that he wanted to open up a cupcake shop. [...]

Getting Dirty

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

The Dirty Show Where: Bert's Warehouse Theater, Eastern Market, Detroit When: Sept. 22-24 Online: http://www.dirtydetroit.com There's a painting Mike Williams of Royal Oak will display at The Dirty Show that he can't quite put into [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

by Jack Fertig September 18, 2006 "Speak your mind, Virgo!" A magical, mystical Jupiter-Neptune square opens passions and insight, but also leads to dangerous temptations. Venus in Virgo aspecting both planets now suggests neater, cleaner, [...]

Now Playing

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

September 18, 2006 NEW THIS WEEK: Hollywoodland The verdict is suicide after George Reeves (Ben Affleck), TV's Superman, is found with a bullet in his brain. But when Reeves' mother (Lois Smith) hires private eye [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

September 18, 2006 "Dark Day" Across 1 Like ground that's hard 6 "Hairspray" list 10 Gay Olympic swimmer Tewksbury 14 Leave stranded on a gay ski weekend, say 15 Baltic Sea tributary 16 Position at [...]

Wow! Peakes peaks at BoarsHead Theater

By | 2018-01-16T17:39:32+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

REVIEW: 'Trying' BoarsHead Theatre, 425 S. Grand, Lansing. Wed.-Sun., through Oct. 8. $20-$35. For information: 517-484-7805 or http://www.boarshead.org It's not often that area theatergoers are given an opportunity to watch a true master of his [...]

Absurdly funny opening at The Abreact

By | 2018-01-16T06:10:06+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Entertainment|

REVIEW: 'Durang: An Experiment and A Parody' The Abreact, 442 E. Lafayette, Detroit. Staged Fri.-Sat., through Oct. 7, plus Sun., Oct. 1. Free admission/donations accepted. http://www.theabreact.com Some might find it absurd that Detroit's coolest theater [...]

National News Briefs

By | 2018-01-16T10:04:50+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

Politics Gay lawyers protest honor for Bowers ATLANTA - A planned honor for former state Attorney General Mike Bowers, who went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to defend Georgia's anti-sodomy law from [...]

TV’s new year line-up: heavy on heteros

By | 2018-01-16T10:39:48+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

Looking for a "Will & Grace" replacement on television this fall? Well, keep looking. Broadcast network's 2006-2007 line-up will be shorter on queers and heavier on heteros, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against [...]

SHe Said

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

"God Forbid (if Taylor Hicks was) gay, and all these people in Mississippi who voted for him are like, 'Oh my God, I voted for a queer.'" — Justin Timberlake talking about American Idol in [...]

LGBT characters on broadcast networks

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

Lead roles "The Class" Kyle (Sean Maguire) is an openly gay man who reunites with his former third-grade classmates. Kyle's jilted high school girlfriend is now married to Perry Pearl (played by out performer Sam [...]

Creep of the Week: Nancy Heche

By | 2018-01-16T06:15:19+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

Nancy Heche If only the new memoir by Nancy "My daughter Anne was a celebrity lesbian but I said a prayer and now she's not" Heche was called, "No, Call Me Crazy." Alas, it is [...]

Singing for social change

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

In addition to fun and community, FamilyPalooza will be the World Premier venue for "What About Me?" a new single by Second Union Music written specifically to champion the second-parent adoption cause. The song was [...]

First-ever FamilyPalooza highlights fun, community

By | 2018-01-15T17:49:25+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman Johanna Graine Mabry thought she was going to spend the past year planning this month's FamilyPalooza. Instead, she's been spending the past eight months taking care of her 5-year-old son, Ari, [...]

FreeDomme dancer

By | 2018-01-15T16:57:23+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

Anastasia Lucifire, of the burlesque dance troupe Dangerous Curves Ahead, performs Saturday night during the FreeDomme 2006 fundraiser. More than 200 people gathered at the Masonic Temple in Detroit to support Mistress Golden, a former [...]

Gospel & Soul 4 full of spirit and song

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

Human Rights Campaign and KICK-Agency for LGBT African Americans last weekend celebrated the Fourth Annual Gospel and Soul event. The opening reception was held Friday, Sept. 15, at the Art Exchange Gallery and Museum in [...]

‘Ladies Preferred’ to take the stage

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

By Imani Williams "Ladies Preferred," a musical of love songs performed by women for women, will take to the stage Sept. 24 at 1515 Broadway in downtown Detroit. "Our goal is to touch all of [...]

Prop 2 opponents share views at LGBT forum

By | 2006-09-21T09:00:00+00:00 September 21st, 2006|News|

By SHARON GITTLEMAN FERNDALE - Speakers passionately condemned Proposal 2 last week at the Affirming Action: Uniting Our Communities for Change town hall forum, held at Zion Lutheran Church in Ferndale. Nearly three dozen people [...]

Timid networks leave LGBT shows in dark

By | 2018-01-15T22:04:54+00:00 September 21st, 2006|Uncategorized|

You'd think with two gay cable networks - and several homo-friendly ones - broadcast networks would realize that LGBT people tune into the tube. Apparently that wasn't the case when network executives planned their 2006-2007 [...]