The Gay Moralist: Cheney’s baby

By | 2018-01-16T00:24:54+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Opinions|

By John Corvino Mary Cheney is pregnant. Wish her well. That's what good people do when presented with an expectant mother. Behind the scenes they may say or think whatever they like, but publicly they [...]

A family torn apart

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

By Dawn Wolfe Amy Smith thought she had finally found her perfect life. In April, she married the woman she loves in Windsor. Close to finishing school at Wayne State University, she was looking forward [...]

Q Scopes: “Work smarter, Cancer!”

By | 2018-01-15T19:52:25+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

by Jack Fertig December 11, 2006 Mars aligns with Jupiter in Sagittarius, raising eagerness for adventure and argument, anything to take us to new experiences and wisdom. Enthusiasm and daring will likely be rewarded, but [...]

Q Puzzle: “A Bird in the Hand”

By | 2018-01-16T02:21:21+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

December 11, 2006 Across 1 Half of the Odd Couple, for example 5 Navratilova's winter home 10 Boat bottom 14 Nathan of "The Producers" 15 Cups and such 16 John Goodman's "Normal, ___ " 17 [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Professional Theater News from Around Town: Cast of 'Irving Berlin's White Christmas' joins the fight against AIDS DETROIT - The cast of "Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS" is currently raising funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. [...]

Meet Lace: BTL Pet of the Week

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Lace is a lovely gal! This two-year-old tortoiseshell shorthair kitty will awe you with her stunning green eyes and sweet face. Lace is the most friendly and lovable kitty, and can't wait to be the [...]

Now Playing at the Movies

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

December 18, 2006 NEW THIS WEEK: Apocalypto When young Mayan hunter Jaguar Paw's (Rudy Youngblood) village is attacked and destroyed, he is captured by a dying civilization bent on sacrificing him and his fellow villagers. [...]

Art & Around for the period Dec. 14-23

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Events include: Estate-wide exhibit, "Josephine Ford; A Celebration of Her Life and Legacy" (through Dec. 31; $8); "Holiday Tea and Tour" (Dec. 16; $25; reservations required); "Holiday Dinner [...]

Theater Events for the period Dec. 14-23

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Arborophilia An oblique comedy that manages to twist thoughts, maul marriage, poke politics, whack weather, muddy money and loop love around a tree. Detroit Repertory Theatre, Detroit. Thu.-Sun., through Dec. 30. $20. 313-868-1347. [...]

Story lacks evidence MSU club a hate group

By | 2018-01-15T20:49:37+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Opinions|

"MSU student club likely hate group" (was) a rather strange article from conception considering the statements at the end of the article. In regards to a relationship to the word or the common definition of [...]

Book review borders on pedophilia

By | 2018-01-15T20:19:35+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Opinions|

I was recently reading your latest issue when I came across a review of a book called "The Deaf Mute Boy" by Joseph Geraci. (Published by) Terrace books. Though I have not read the book [...]

Holiday shopping solution

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

BIRMINGHAM - Tired of the same-old, same-old when it comes to filling your holiday shopping list? The Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center offers the creative solution with its annual Holiday Shop, an early-winter retail festival of sophisticated [...]

TV drama gets gay

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Someone's finally getting it. As a tickled devotee of "Brothers and Sisters," the primetime show deserves kudos for its progressive portrayal of a gay man who's accepted by his family but hasn't fully accepted it [...]

Gay rental service pushes envelope

By | 2018-01-16T09:50:04+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

With mega-media conglomerates controlling programming, there's a minimal presence of LGBT film on television. Sure, there's always the convenience of Netflix. But their gay and lesbian section is limited. As far as uncensored LGBT media, [...]

Mother Superior

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Gay clubs couldn't get enough of Gwen Stefani following her solo debut "Love. Angel. Music. Baby." The hit singles from the No Doubt frontwoman's quadruple-platinum album - "Hollaback Girl," "What You Waiting For?" and "Cool" [...]

Not so ‘cool’ Christmas

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Anyone who likes Christmas films made the same way as their cookies - with loads of frosting and little dough - will want to sink their teeth into "Too Cool For Christmas." The saccharine film [...]

Heavenly songs

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

A choir of angels sang holiday songs on karaoke night at the Adams Apple on a recent Friday night. The singers and patrons spread plenty of cheer and good spirits as glasses and voices were [...]

MAPP to offer program for young African-American men

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

FERNDALE -- 3MV (Many Men Many Voices) is a "retreat style" intervention that looks at what drives the behaviors, thinking and decisions that African-American/black bay/bisexual men make. Some of the topics discussed and explored include: [...]

Detroit ICON donates money to three LGBT groups

By | 2018-01-16T00:03:36+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

DETROIT - Detroit ICON, an organization dedicated to the leather community, presented $1,000 checks on Dec. 8 to three metro Detroit LGBT-related groups: Triangle Foundation, AIDS Partnership Michigan and the Ruth Ellis Center. The checks [...]

Karibu House hosts pre-Kwanzaa fundraising brunch

By | 2018-01-16T04:02:34+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

By Kimya Afi Ayodele Karibu House, Inc., hosted its annual pre-Kwanzaa brunch on Dec. 9 at the newly redecorated Art Exchange Gallery and Museum in Detroit. The brunch, which consisted of southern cuisine such as [...]

KICK hosts annual Holiday In December fundraiser

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

By Kimya Afi Ayodele The fourth annual Holiday In December black-tie affair was held Dec. 9 at the Club House for the Pine Aires Apartment community in Southfield. Refreshments were served while DJ Corey Ward [...]

Lansing Ordinance set for human rights vote

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

LANSING - The Lansing City Council will likely vote on the Comprehensive Human Rights Ordinance Monday, Dec. 18. The eight-member council is expected to pass the ordinance unanimously. Council member originally thought the ordinance would [...]

The PAC explosion

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

By Lisa Keen There are two ways to vote for candidates in the United States: through the ballot box and through the checkbook. In both, the LGBT community will always be outnumbered by virtue of [...]

She/he Said: Week of Dec 14, 2006

By | 2018-01-16T00:05:16+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

"[Before I came out,] I'd used that excuse that most people use -- that it's nobody's business. But when it really came down to it, you don't hear straight people saying, 'No one needs to [...]

A family torn apart

By | 2006-12-14T09:00:00+00:00 December 14th, 2006|News|

By Dawn Wolfe Amy Smith thought she had finally found her perfect life. In April, she married the woman she loves in Windsor. Close to finishing school at Wayne State University, she was looking forward [...]