September 2006 highlights

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. [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Plenty to be thankful for in 2006

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: [...]

By |2018-01-24T11:27:15-05:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Campus calls for art entries

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. [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

‘Menopause’ gets another go

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Musical offers tropical getaway

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Curtain Calls ONLINE

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, [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Edwards gets high marks on gay issues

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:36-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

She/He Said January 4, 2007

"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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:15-04:00October 31st, 2017|News|

Year in Review: Politics

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:15-04:00October 31st, 2017|News|

Gerald Ford remembered as gay-friendly president

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 [...]

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

Year in Review: LGBT relationships

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:15-04:00October 31st, 2017|News|

November 2006 highlights

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:49:05-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

October 2006 highlights

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:03:15-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

August 2006 highlights

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:10:45-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Parting Glances: Snap-on garters

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:02:52-05:00October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

All Politics is Loco: Capitol city civility

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:15:06-05:00October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Creep of the Year:George W. Bush

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:44:07-05:00October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

December 2006 highlights

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:23:24-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Author dreams of ‘beautiful continuum’

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:53:19-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Pet of the Week: Meet Diamond

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Now Playing at the Movies

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Art & Around for the period Jan. 4-13

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Jan. 4-13

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

January 2006 Highlights

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

July 2006 highlights

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, [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:52:37-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

June 2006 Highlights

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

March 2006 Highlights

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:34:29-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

May 2006 Highlights

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 [...]

By |2017-10-31T09:17:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

April 2006 Highlights

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:55:10-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|