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Creating Change coming to Detroit

DETROIT - Creating Change, the premier national grassroots organizing and skills building LGBT conference organized by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, is coming to Detroit next year. To help get the city ready [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Uncategorized|

It’s a buyout, not a sellout

By R.J. Beaumia Recently I have had to make what is perhaps the most crucial, difficult decision of my life, but unlike the majority of my previous King Solomon moments, I think it is also [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:16:28-05:00April 12th, 2007|Opinions|

Dissing Diana

Diana Ross is a legend. Several PO'ed fans that found my review of her latest syrup-fest "I Love You" outlandish drilled that into my head. How dare I diss one of America's most well-known divas? [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Entertainment|

Resurrection road

Lucinda Williams drives "West," her latest confessional opus, through a path paved in ditches and dead ends. She could've stalled. Instead, the musician cruises down a road resurfaced with optimism. "A lot of positive changes [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Entertainment|

Size matters

By B. George Don't try to hide it, it's clear: Your world crumbles when Macy Gray is not near. Now, nearly four years after her last studio album, the raspy-voiced Grammy winner returns with "BIG," [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Entertainment|

‘Notes’ gets gold star

You'll never look at gold stars the same. Judi Dench's stinging lesbian persona in "Notes On A Scandal" likes to put one of those shiny stickers in her journal every time something goes her way. [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Entertainment|

Worth traveling ‘West’

Toss the knives out the window. Lucinda Williams' ninth album swells with an escalating surplus of sadness as she mourns her mother's passing and a grinding break-up that could drive anyone over the edge. To [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Entertainment|

Orchestra Canton comes to close

Orchestra Canton presents the season finale of their 2006-2007 "Classical Canton" season, under award-winning Plymouth Canton Symphony Society Music Director and Conductor Nan Washburn, with "Sunday Serenade" at 4 p.m. April 1 at the Village [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Entertainment|

Book Marks: Latest reviews in LGBT lit

by Richard Labonte April 9, 2007 Talking to the Moon, by Noel Alumit. Carroll & Graf, 340 pages, $14.95 paper. Alumit's impressive fiction debut, "Letters to Montgomery Clift," was a distinctly queer coming-out novel filtered [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes: Listen and learn, Aquarius!

by Jack Fertig Mercury entering Aries provokes an already dismal Saturn-Neptune opposition. Foot-in-mouth disease will be rampant. Think carefully; focus on spiritual ideals and good manners. (Funny how they usually coincide!) Initiative is good, but [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Now Playing Movie Reviews

April 16, 2007 Are We Done Yet? In this oddly titled sequel to "Are We There Yet?," Nick (Ice Cube) has married single mom Suzanne (Nia Long), and the new, blended family has moved to [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Pet of the Week: Teki

A joyful chap waiting for his true love to come along! Meet Teki, a one-year-old beagle mix with the biggest, most adorable brown puppy dog eyes you'll see! He loves to take long walks with [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle: Clothes Call

Across 1 Nightclub in a Manilow song 5 Like Alexander Pope? 10 Radio jock Don 14 Force that causes you to go down 15 Shell competitor 16 "Frasier" actress Gilpin 17 Pink Triangle Press publication [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Book Marks: Latest reviews in LGBT lit

by Richard Labonte April 9, 2007 Talking to the Moon, by Noel Alumit. Carroll & Graf, 340 pages, $14.95 paper. Alumit's impressive fiction debut, "Letters to Montgomery Clift," was a distinctly queer coming-out novel filtered [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Amnesty: Honduran gay activist beaten, raped

by Rex Wockner Honduran gay activist Donny Reyes was beaten by police and raped by fellow detainees at a police station on March 18, according to Amnesty International. The organization said Reyes, treasurer of the [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:15:46-05:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Q Scopes: Listen and learn, Aquarius!

by Jack Fertig Mercury entering Aries provokes an already dismal Saturn-Neptune opposition. Foot-in-mouth disease will be rampant. Think carefully; focus on spiritual ideals and good manners. (Funny how they usually coincide!) Initiative is good, but [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Chief Italian bishop’s cathedral defaced

by Rex Wockner Someone spray-painted "Shame On You Bagnasco" on the Roman Catholic cathedral in Genoa, Italy, on April 2 after Archbishop Angelo Bagnasco, head of the Italian Conference of Catholic Bishops, likened gay relationships [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:13:00-05:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Gays attacked at Jamaican carnival

by Rex Wockner Three Jamaican gay men were attacked by a mob at Montego Bay's MoBay Nite Out carnival event April 2, The Jamaica Observer reported. The men, one of whom was hospitalized, angered other [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:55:03-05:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Now Playing Movie Reviews

April 16, 2007 Are We Done Yet? In this oddly titled sequel to "Are We There Yet?," Nick (Ice Cube) has married single mom Suzanne (Nia Long), and the new, blended family has moved to [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Pet of the Week: Teki

A joyful chap waiting for his true love to come along! Meet Teki, a one-year-old beagle mix with the biggest, most adorable brown puppy dog eyes you'll see! He loves to take long walks with [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Q Puzzle: Clothes Call

Across 1 Nightclub in a Manilow song 5 Like Alexander Pope? 10 Radio jock Don 14 Force that causes you to go down 15 Shell competitor 16 "Frasier" actress Gilpin 17 Pink Triangle Press publication [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Distress over Ukraine’s Eurovision entry

by Rex Wockner Ukrainian nationalists are protesting the nation's official entry in the Eurovision Song Contest - a single by drag queen Verka Serdyuchka. They demonstrated in several cities April 1, calling for Ukraine to [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:36:10-05:00April 12th, 2007|News|

Letters: Disappointed in coverage

I am a mother of two, married thirty-four years, and a retired high school and middle school educator. My husband and I have fifty-five combined years' teaching experience. I have seen first-hand what it is [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:04:13-05:00April 12th, 2007|Opinions|

Letters: AFA not all there is to Tupelo

I found Todd A. Heywood's two articles on the safe schools bill (April 5 issue) both enjoyable and informative. Incidentally, when my wife and I were driving through Tupelo several years ago we happened on [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:31:15-05:00April 12th, 2007|Opinions|

Letters: Battle Cry baby

Wow I am really amazed that you seem that scared to compare a group of Christians to the Nazi's. THe stark difference is this group (out of love) is trying to pray for the sinner [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:27:40-05:00April 12th, 2007|Opinions|

Part D = Disaster

by Bob Roehr Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit created by Congress in 2003, is failing people with HIV/AIDS, according to a detailed online survey of their members conducted by the American Academy of [...]

By |2007-04-12T09:00:00-04:00April 12th, 2007|News|

CMU Student Senate labels CMU YAF hate group

Between the Lines Newspaper MT. PLEASANT-- The 13 member student senate here voted Tuesday to label the Central Michigan University chapter of Young Americans for Freedoma a hate group. The elected body voted 8 in [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:27:55-05:00April 12th, 2007|News|