September 2006 highlights

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She/he Said "I always bring that back to my anathema for religion. That's another issue that would not even be an issue if religion didn't exist. No one would ever blink an eye at homosexuality. [...]

Plenty to be thankful for in 2006

By | 2018-01-24T11:27:15+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Happy New Year, and welcome to our annual look at some of last year's highlights in the always-exciting world of Michigan theater. The biggest news - given our state's sluggish economy - was probably this: [...]

Campus calls for art entries

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Lansing Community College will showcase the diverse artistic talents of the school with its third round of the Artwork on Campus, an initiative to purchase and display the artwork of its students, faculty and staff. [...]

‘Menopause’ gets another go

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

The international hit show "Menopause The Musical," the hilarious celebration of women and The Change, has added a third show at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Fairchild Theatre at Michigan State University. The date was [...]

Musical offers tropical getaway

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Forget the chilly weather. Throw on some shorts because it's about to heat up at Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak. Stagecrafters presents the beautiful tropical-tinged musical "Once On This Island" from Jan. 12-Feb. 4. The [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Breaking Theater News: 'Cyrano' by David DiChiera to premiere Oct. 13 at Detroit Opera House DETROIT -- Michigan Opera Theatre will present "Cyrano," a world premiere opera by Company Founder and General Director David DiChiera, [...]

Edwards gets high marks on gay issues

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

By Lisa Keen PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — ÒBe honest!Ó called out a voice to John Edwards as he tackled a question about what he himself described as Òthe single hardest social issue for me personally.Ó The [...]

She/He Said January 4, 2007

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"I've always said that we oughta review law to make sure that people are treated fairly. On Mary Cheney, it's a personal matter for the vice president and his family. I strongly support their privacy [...]

Year in Review: Politics

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:15+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

By Bob Roehr The kaleidoscope of public and political personalities seemed to spin faster and more bizarrely throughout 2006 than one could have possibly imagined at the start of the year, with the emphasis on [...]

Gerald Ford remembered as gay-friendly president

By | 2018-01-16T12:05:05+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

By Bob Roehr Stonewall had occurred but its importance was only beginning to become etched into the consciousness of an emerging gay community, let alone mainstream America, when Gerald R. Ford served as president for [...]

Year in Review: LGBT relationships

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:15+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

By Bob Roehr The status of LGBT relationships absolutely dominated the news throughout the year, with some development popping up every week. While much of what occurred on marriage was discouraging, just about everything short [...]

November 2006 highlights

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She/he Said "We're all God's children and if you're a real minister, and a real child of God, you're going to accept anybody ... . I try to stay away from churches who don't accept [...]

October 2006 highlights

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She/he said "I don't understand why you want to know [if I'm gay]. I don't understand why it's any of your business. At some point, [the question] becomes just really rude, you know? ... I've [...]

August 2006 highlights

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She/he Said "The thing is, I'm not ashamed; that's the one thing I went to say. I don't think it's wrong, I'm not devastated going through this. I'm more liberated and happy than I've been [...]

Parting Glances: Snap-on garters

By | 2018-01-16T15:02:52+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

I'm attending my eighth gay wedding - Holy Union - in maybe 10 years. (Always a bridesmaid never a bride. Old tattered Top Hat that I am, I'll gladly wear any snap-on garters - or [...]

All Politics is Loco: Capitol city civility

By | 2018-01-15T20:15:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

By Sean Kosofsky Let's take an imaginary stroll through the City of Lansing, one day before it became the 14th Michigan city to outlaw discrimination against GLBT people. The drive is uneventful, and we arrive [...]

Creep of the Year:George W. Bush

By | 2018-01-16T14:44:07+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

If there's one thing George W. Bush appreciates it's hard work. At least he claims to on television. I mean, sure the majority of his policies benefit those who live off stock dividends and inheritance [...]

December 2006 highlights

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She/He Said "Once you explain to the kids that there's two mommies whereas most kids have a mom and a dad, they completely get it. They understand that it's love. As they get older, you [...]

Author dreams of ‘beautiful continuum’

By | 2018-01-16T09:53:19+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

SHe/he Said "Evangelical Christians seem sincere in their desire to help build healthy, lasting marriages. Well, if that's their goal, encouraging gay men to enter into straight marriages is a peculiar strategy. Every straight marriage [...]

Pet of the Week: Meet Diamond

By | 2017-10-31T09:17:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Meet Diamond, a two-year-old shorthaired Calico kitty with beautiful eyes and markings. Affection and attention are two of Diamond's favorite things, and she's hoping to spend these times with you! Diamond has lots of kitty [...]

Now Playing at the Movies

By | 2017-10-31T09:17:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

January 8, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: Children of Men Not a child exists on the planet earth in 2027, 19 years after an epidemic of infertility swept the globe, but a young woman, Kee (Claire-Hope [...]

Art & Around for the period Jan. 4-13

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ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Discover the Ford House with all-new tours that go behind the scenes, examine special subjects and provide a new perspective on the family that left an indelible mark [...]

Theater Events for the period Jan. 4-13

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PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Amadeus The story of two brilliant composers, Mozart and Salieri: one humbly gifted and the other viciously envious. Hilberry Theatre, Detroit. Plays in repertory, Jan. 12-March 3. $15-$28. 313-577-2972. http://www.hilberry.com Between Men and [...]

January 2006 Highlights

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She/He Said "I know as actors our job is usually to shed our skins, but I think as people our job is to become who we really are and so I would like to salute [...]

July 2006 highlights

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She/he Said ÒYou weasel your way out of it while trying not to be offensive. If that had been my inclination, I couldÕve been a great trophy boyfriend. A kept man, a cabana boy. Alas, [...]

June 2006 Highlights

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SHE/SAID "You would like to think I'd be exemplary; I'd say, 'Let us go to therapy together, let us work this through, find out what you really are and what you really want and not [...]

March 2006 Highlights

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She/he Said "I guess you'd love for me to say that it was difficult, that I wanted to vomit. But the straight fact is, it was just another person. Now, by no means do I [...]

May 2006 Highlights

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She/he Said "Well, I've often thought the Bible should have a disclaimer in the front saying this is fiction. I mean, walking on water, it takes an act of faith. And I have faith in [...]

April 2006 Highlights

By | 2018-01-16T15:55:10+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

She/he Said "Maybe what a gay icon is, is a person who is rooted for - in other words, cheered on - by people who feel different." - Liza Minnelli as quoted by the Detroit [...]