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The Gay Moralist: Cheney’s baby

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:24:54-05:00December 14th, 2006|Opinions|

A family torn apart

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes: “Work smarter, Cancer!”

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:52:25-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Curtain Calls ONLINE

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. [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Meet Lace: BTL Pet of the Week

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Now Playing at the Movies

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. [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Art & Around for the period Dec. 14-23

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Dec. 14-23

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. [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Story lacks evidence MSU club a hate group

"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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:49:37-05:00December 14th, 2006|Opinions|

Book review borders on pedophilia

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:19:35-05:00December 14th, 2006|Opinions|

Holiday shopping solution

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

TV drama gets gay

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Gay rental service pushes envelope

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, [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:50:04-05:00December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Mother Superior

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" [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Not so ‘cool’ Christmas

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

Heavenly songs

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|Entertainment|

MAPP to offer program for young African-American men

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: [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|News|

Detroit ICON donates money to three LGBT groups

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:03:36-05:00December 14th, 2006|News|

Lansing Ordinance set for human rights vote

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|News|

The PAC explosion

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|News|

She/he Said: Week of Dec 14, 2006

"[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 [...]

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

A family torn apart

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 [...]

By |2006-12-14T09:00:00-05:00December 14th, 2006|News|