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International Briefs: March 1

by Rex Wockner Polish president disparages gays Speaking at a National Forum On Europe meeting in Ireland on Feb. 20, Polish President Lech Kaczynski warned that if homosexuality "were to be promoted on a grand [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

Jamaican mob targets four gay men

by Rex Wockner A mob of men, women, teens and children surrounded a pharmacy in Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 14 and demanded that four gay men inside come out and face punishment for being homosexuals. The [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:04:19-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

RI AG says recognize Mass. same-sex marriages

By Lisa Keen Rhode Island took a step last week toward becoming the first state to recognize same-sex marriages legalized in neighboring Massachusetts. The Rhode Island Attorney General advised a state agency to "accord marital [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

She/He Said Week of Mar. 1

Queer Quote of the Week "This is the only naked man that will ever be in my bedroom." {ITAL - Melissa Etheridge on her Oscar statue for Best Song, as quoted by the Associated Press, [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:11:09-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

My first-hand experience

by Jeremy Bishop Do you remember your first job right out of college or high school? I sure do. For a young gay man it was quite a revelation. A mixture of pride and disappointment. [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

All Politics is Loco: Suze Q

by Sean Kosofsky According to (Suzie) Orman, she and her partner have millions of dollars that would be lost to estate taxes simply because they do not have the basic human right to get married. [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:49:01-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

Nite Out Club Schedule

THURSDAY Body Zone Health Club: Free tanning Club Flamingo: Happy Hour, 4-8 p.m. Diamond Jim's Saloon: Cadillac Squares Square Dancing and Bit T.W.A.T. Karaoke. Diversions: Karaoke. $3.00 16 oz beer. $1.50 Schnapps. $5.00 Jager Bombs [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Entertainment|

Equality rides again

Fifty young adults. Two buses. One idea. The activists hopping on Soul Force's Equality Ride, which sets sail for its second year on March 1, will speak loud and proud across the United States on [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Entertainment|

Up, up and away

Cindy Lu Edgerton won't forget how emotional she became watching Payton Schofield walk through a set of doors at last year's Eric "RicStar" Winter Music Therapy Camp. "I immediately started crying and ran up to [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Entertainment|

Through a local child’s eyes

Lynn Eickhoff can't imagine not getting a headache after viewing endless hours of 20 children's first-person footage for "My Life As A Child." Armed with a digital video camera, her daughter Madison Walston-Eickhoff, then 8 [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Entertainment|

Now Playing: Reviewed: Gray Matters

NEW THIS WEEK: Gray Matters Gray (Heather Graham) and Sam (Tom Cavanagh) are a brother and sister duo so tight that other people think they're dating. So in the interest of broadening their horizons, they [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:03:02-05:00March 1st, 2007|Entertainment|

Plus-size romance premieres in Royal Oak

ROYAL OAK - Stagecrafters 2nd Stage presents the Michigan premiere of the sharply funny, modern romance, "Fat Pig" by Neil LaBute, March 2-11 at the Baldwin Theatre. The darkly humorous examination of society's hang-ups about [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Entertainment|

Pet of the Week: Cotton

Cotton is a gorgeous gal! This three-year-old tiger kitty has a magnificent coat and stunning green eyes! Cotton was found wondering around in the chill of winter and is looking for her true love to [...]

By |2018-01-22T23:55:51-05:00March 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period March 1-10

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 through March 3. $15-$28. 313-577-2972. http://www.hilberry.com Between Men and [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|

Art & Around for the period March 1-10

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 |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|

Sex won’t suffice

Sex has long been considered a more satisfying substitute to working out. But Jackie Warner, owner and managing director of Sky Sport and Spa in California and star of Bravo's "Work Out," insists there's a [...]

By |2007-03-01T09:00:00-05:00March 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|

Michigan LGBT sports groups:

Outdoor Team Sports: Metro Detroit Softball League, P.O. Box 20215, Ferndale, MI 48220, www.mdsl.org Michigan Women's Rugby Club, Ann Arbor, Umwrfc@aol.com Lansing Women's Flag Football (LWFFA), 517-521-3303 Bowling: Metro Detroit Mixed Bowling Leagues, Royal Oak [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:25:32-05:00March 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|

GSA commitment to LCC students strong

Regarding Todd Heywood's viewpoint, "Pox on both your houses", I don't think anyone is challenging the history, Todd Heywood is top, but we (LCC-GSA) have done other things. The Lansing Community College Gay-Straight Alliance had [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:41:15-05:00March 1st, 2007|Opinions|

Curtain Calls ONLINE

Breaking Theater News: Detroit engagement of 'Discover Theatre!' cancelled DETROIT - "Discover Theatre!," scheduled to play at the Fisher Theatre March 9-11, has been cancelled due to slow ticket sales. All tickets will be refunded [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:20:44-05:00March 1st, 2007|Uncategorized|