International Briefs: March 1

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

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 [...]

Jamaican mob targets four gay men

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

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 [...]

RI AG says recognize Mass. same-sex marriages

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

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 [...]

She/He Said Week of Mar. 1

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

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, [...]

My first-hand experience

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

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. [...]

All Politics is Loco: Suze Q

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

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. [...]

Nite Out Club Schedule

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

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 [...]

Equality rides again

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

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 [...]

Up, up and away

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

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 [...]

Through a local child’s eyes

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

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 [...]

Now Playing: Reviewed: Gray Matters

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

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 [...]

Plus-size romance premieres in Royal Oak

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

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 [...]

Pet of the Week: Cotton

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

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 [...]

Theater Events for the period March 1-10

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

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 [...]

Art & Around for the period March 1-10

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

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 [...]

Sex won’t suffice

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

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 [...]

Michigan LGBT sports groups:

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

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 [...]

GSA commitment to LCC students strong

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

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 [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

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

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 [...]