Creating Change coming to Detroit

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

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 [...]

It’s a buyout, not a sellout

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

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 [...]

Dissing Diana

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

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? [...]

Resurrection road

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

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 [...]

Size matters

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

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," [...]

‘Notes’ gets gold star

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

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. [...]

Worth traveling ‘West’

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

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 [...]

Orchestra Canton comes to close

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

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 [...]

Book Marks: Latest reviews in LGBT lit

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes: Listen and learn, Aquarius!

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

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 [...]

Now Playing Movie Reviews

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

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 [...]

Pet of the Week: Teki

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

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 [...]

Q Puzzle: Clothes Call

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

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 [...]

Book Marks: Latest reviews in LGBT lit

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

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 [...]

Amnesty: Honduran gay activist beaten, raped

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes: Listen and learn, Aquarius!

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

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 [...]

Chief Italian bishop’s cathedral defaced

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

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 [...]

Gays attacked at Jamaican carnival

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

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 [...]

Now Playing Movie Reviews

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

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 [...]

Pet of the Week: Teki

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

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 [...]

Q Puzzle: Clothes Call

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

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 [...]

Distress over Ukraine’s Eurovision entry

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

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 [...]

Letters: Disappointed in coverage

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

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 [...]

Letters: AFA not all there is to Tupelo

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

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 [...]

Letters: Battle Cry baby

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

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 [...]

Part D = Disaster

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

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 [...]

CMU Student Senate labels CMU YAF hate group

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

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 [...]