Matrix asks: WWJD if born in SW Detroit?

Sometimes persistence DOES pay off. Just ask 20-year-old Ofelia Torres who, for the past several years, has been pestering Matrix Theatre's Shaun S. Nethercott and the troupe's various directors to remount its popular production of [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:23:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Matrix asks: WWJD if born in SW Detroit?

Sometimes persistence DOES pay off. Just ask 20-year-old Ofelia Torres who, for the past several years, has been pestering Matrix Theatre's Shaun S. Nethercott and the troupe's various directors to remount its popular production of [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:23:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Art & Around for the period March 15-24

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 |2017-10-31T14:23:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Equality Rider diary

by Rachel Loskill The first sign through the door at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield, Mo., read: "We are a Welcoming Congregation to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) persons, as well as [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:25:16-05:00October 31st, 2017|News|

Who is getting infected with HIV?

by Bob Roehr LOS ANGELES - "The AID epidemic in the United States is appreciably worse than the epidemic in any Western European country," said Harold Jaffe. The former head of HIV programs at the [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:22:38-04:00October 31st, 2017|News|

MSU’s badge of dishonor

Michigan State University now has the dubious distinction of being the first and only U.S. college or university with an official hate group on its campus. In April, the Southern Poverty Law Center will issue [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:04:20-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Ann Arbor Film Festival launches

Though the Ann Arbor Film Festival faced funding trouble this year, the show must go on. The Festival screenings and events commences in the historic Michigan Theater on March 20 and runs through March 25. [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:22:38-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Forming a Hate Group

When current Harvard School of Public Health Research Associate Raphael Ezekiel was a professor at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, he became curious about the growth of the racist SS Action Group. That curiosity [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:22:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Book Marks: March 12, 2007

by Richard Labonte "The IHOP Papers," by Ali Liebegott, Carroll & Graf, 248 pages, $14.95 paper. Serving mushy pancakes to weird men for lousy tips is not the life aspiring writer Francesca envisions when she [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:15:39-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes: Take big risks, Aries!

by Jack Fertig March 12, 2007 Venus in Aries turns up the flirtatious heat, and Mercury in Aquarius can make tongues move faster than brains. Pluto aspects both, pouring warm, greasy lube all over the [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:25:18-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Q Crossword Puzzle: Body Work

March 12, 2007 Across 1 Protector of k.d. lang and Janis Ian 6 Comes out on the beach 10 Rainbow shape 14 Gay ___ (anti-Gay Pride group) 15 Miss, to Mme. de Stael 16 "Oliver!" [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:22:02-05:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Top General calls gays Immoral

by Bob Roehr CHICAGO - "I believe that homosexual acts between individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts...I do not believe the United States is well served by a policy that [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:22:11-04:00October 31st, 2017|News|

She/he Said week of March 15

"I believe homosexual acts between two individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts. I do not believe the United States is well served by a policy that says it is OK [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:21:43-04:00October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Damn shame, all this homophobia

I love the internet. Surfing websites, shopping, researching information, reading blogs, e-mailing, instant messaging (IM), and my latest craze - the webcam - you name it, I'm right there. I probably spend more time online [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:21:43-04:00October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Working out the kinks

{BOLD "Work Out" - Bravo 11 p.m. March 20} Call it the curse of G.I. Joe. Underneath that flack jacket, he's got the image every man craves: chiseled abs and biceps that would make Brad [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:21:43-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

‘Listen’ to Leija

Jim Leija is stumped. He begins busting out Beyonce's "Listen," explaining it served as a distraction during rehearsals for his solo musical-esque production. But after botching a few lines, he dives into the middle of [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:48:30-05:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

‘Shortbus’ rides onto DVD

To say John Cameron Mitchell's look at life in post-9/11 New York is touching doesn't seem erroneous when considering the emotional current the director inflicts over the porn-like hanky panky. There's multi-dexterous hetero sex. A [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:56:23-05:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Sextra on “Shortbus”

Erin Markey had sex within a pile of people in "Shortbus," now on DVD. It brought in some extra loot and the former Michigander and her partner didn't even have to rehearse for the role. [...]

By |2017-10-31T14:21:43-04:00October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Creep of the Week: Albert Mohler

By D'Anne Wtitkowski "Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it..." Homosexuality in the animal kingdom is a well-documented fact. And now, thanks to experiments involving sheep, researchers in Idaho have determined [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:16:27-05:00October 31st, 2017|Opinions|