Matrix asks: WWJD if born in SW Detroit?

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

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 [...]

Matrix asks: WWJD if born in SW Detroit?

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

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 [...]

Art & Around for the period March 15-24

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

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 [...]

Equality Rider diary

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

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 [...]

Who is getting infected with HIV?

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

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 [...]

MSU’s badge of dishonor

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

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 [...]

Ann Arbor Film Festival launches

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

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. [...]

Forming a Hate Group

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

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 [...]

Book Marks: March 12, 2007

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes: Take big risks, Aries!

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

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 [...]

Q Crossword Puzzle: Body Work

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

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!" [...]

Top General calls gays Immoral

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

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 [...]

She/he Said week of March 15

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

"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 [...]

Damn shame, all this homophobia

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

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 [...]

Working out the kinks

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

{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 [...]

‘Listen’ to Leija

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

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 [...]

‘Shortbus’ rides onto DVD

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

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 [...]

Sextra on “Shortbus”

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

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. [...]

Creep of the Week: Albert Mohler

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

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 [...]