Parting Glances: Sister goes Bio-degradable

By | 2018-01-16T02:35:01+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

(Yawn) I've just finished staying up all night reading Sr. Serena Scatterpin's autobiography (with candid Polaroids, frank diary entries, diagrammed venial and carnal sins of friends, prelates, and pets, plus friendly high-fashion tips on living). [...]

Victim of circumstance

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

By R.J. Beaumia Imagine Erica Jong writing a piece for Soldier of Fortune magazine about a grunt who suffers from aviaphobia: ÒMy fingers (and toes) turn to ice, my stomach leaps up into my rib [...]

Creep of the Week: Gary Glenn

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

Is your boss a jerk? Are you self-conscious in social situations? Does it burn when you urinate? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you can safely blame the Lansing Human Rights Ordinance. [...]

All Politics is Loco: Blue tsunami

By | 2018-01-15T18:52:38+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

By Sean Kosofsky Tsunamis are known for being huge, unexpected, and very damaging to the established order. What happened on election day may not have been a revolution, but it was more than a tidal [...]

Who’s recruiting whom?

By | 2018-01-15T19:25:40+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

By Leslie Robinson The city of Dallas has been outed. Thanks to an Associated Press story, people around the country now know that the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to lure gay tourists. [...]

Hatred in the halls

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

After the final bell rang at Salem High School, two young women would say goodbye to each other on the first level of the building - with a kiss. About 50 schoolboys would assemble on [...]

Ho-ho-ho: Second City dons gay apparel

By | 2018-01-16T10:13:41+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

'Dysfunctional Holiday Revue' I suspect that most of us approach the holiday season very much like the character Tim Robinson plays in the opening number of Second City's latest satire, "Dysfunctional Holiday Revue" - except [...]

Pet of the Week: Lucky

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

A fabulous fellow looking for a fun-filled family! Meet Lucky, a 2-year-old beagle, who is absolutely adorable! He's a friendly guy, and his long tail wags a sociable hello when he meets new folks. Affection [...]

Now Playing

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

NEW THIS WEEK: Babel The accidental shooting of an American tourist (Cate Blanchett) in Morocco sets off an international string of events - from her husband's (Brad Pitt) frustration and paranoia, to their maid (Adriana [...]

‘Nutcracker’ dances in

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

INFO BOX "The Nutcracker Ballet" 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9 2 p.m. Dec. 10 Online: www.plymouthsymphony.com Phone: (734) 451-2112 PLYMOUTH - In the long-standing holiday tradition, the Plymouth Symphony Orchestra will join with [...]

“One Knight Stand”

By | 2018-01-16T11:25:44+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

Across 1 Lower, to Lorca 5 A little behind 9 Short probe 14 Place for a Malgieri pastry 15 Loads 16 Colette's "The ___ One" 17 Like porn 18 Madonna taught this in "The Next [...]

Diamond Jim’s celebration

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

Over the weekend, the sixth anniversary celebration of Diamonds Jims Saloon, saw many smiles, heard lots of laughter, shared food, memories and let the good times roll. BTL photo: Danielle

Free speech for sale

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

cut/ Dixie Chicks' supporters root for lead singer Natalie Maines to be president. Photo courtesy of The Weinstein Company INFO BOX 'Shut Up & Sing' Now playing Main Art Theatre, Royal Oak Fifteen words. That's [...]

Gay Gift Giving Guide

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

Face it. Remembering what hip-hugging jeans your gay best friend wants for the holidays, not to mention the size (Does he like them tight? Does that mean he should wear them tight?) is a task [...]

Waiting under the mistletoe

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

cut/ Chris Azzopardi sits on Santa's lap at his Nana's house, wishing for a glittery My Little Pony instead of a boyfriend. If only he knew then what he knows now. Every Christmas Eve I'm [...]

“Speak your mind, Taurus!”

By | 2018-01-16T15:33:49+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig In his 12-year orbit, Jupiter spends about a year in each sign. Now he's heading into his own home sign of Sagittarius. Ideally, this releases a year of more open-mindedness, philosophy, and [...]

How to reduce holiday stress

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

(Medialink) - As the holiday shopping season gets underway, having too little time may cause shoppers to get stressed out. Consumer forecasters project this will lead many to focus on the "one-stop-shopping" strategy. To reduce [...]

McGovern pimps up podcasts

By | 2018-01-15T20:53:31+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Entertainment|

By Jillian A. Bogater cut/ Jonny McGovern (middle) Box: "Gay Pimpin' with Jonny McGovern" * Explicit language, for mature audiences * Podcasts available on iTunes and at http://gaypimp.com Listen up, little gay babies ... Jonny [...]

Black Pride film fest addresses SGL violence

By | 2018-01-16T13:36:06+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

By Imani Williams DETROIT - Domestic Violence is an issue in same gender loving relationships in our community. To address this, Black Pride Society presented the 'Stop the Violence' remix Film Fest on Nov. 16 [...]

Creating Change in Kansas draws locals

By | 2018-01-16T10:24:56+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More than 30 local people from Michigan attended this year's Creating Change, a national conference of LGBT organizers and advocates, according to Triangle Foundation. The Michigan attendees were among 2,000 activists [...]

Affirmations announces new all-inclusive name

By | 2018-01-16T05:43:59+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

FERNDALE - It's short, simple and ultimately more inclusive. Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center Executive Director Leslie Thompson announced Thursday that when the center moves into its new headquarters next year, it will be [...]

Reports claim Iranian gay was hanged

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

By Rex Wockner A Web site called Iran Focus reported Nov. 14 that "a gay Iranian man was hanged in public on Tuesday in the western city of Kermanshah on the charge of sodomy." The [...]

Launching a Gay-Straight Alliance

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

There are over 3,000 Gay-Straight Alliances in schools across the country, according to the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network. Here's how you can start one at your school. 1. Follow guidelines: Establish a GSA [...]

SHe Said – Nov. 23

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

"This country cannot afford to be a prison of timeworn prejudices which have no basis in modern society. Let us bequeath to future generations a society which is more democratic and tolerant than the one [...]

Trans victims not forgotten

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|News|

FERNDALE - A somber yet determined group of LGBT people and their supporters met at Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit in Ferndale on Nov. 17 for the Day of Remembrance Ceremony, an annual ritual to [...]

EDITORIAL: Support needed for LGBT students

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

What ever happened to "stupid" or "ridiculous"? As students at Plymouth Canton Educational Park have discovered on a day-to-day basis, those words have been replaced with "gay." Grammatically speaking, gay doesn't even mean what students [...]

Art & Around for the period Nov. 23-Dec.2

By | 2006-11-23T09:00:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

AA1 Xmas gallery 300.jpg: Celebrate the holidays at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores. Photo: Ford House ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Events include: Estate-wide exhibit, "Josephine Ford; A [...]