Tip o’ the Obligation!

Parting Glances It's been decades since I sat on a tiny stool at Primary Sunday School; but I do recall hearing there -- with a six-year-old's vivid, but untutored, imagination -- the Old Testament story [...]

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The Gay Moralist: Wedding Bells

by John Corvino This past weekend I went to a big Italian wedding in New York. I grew up on Long Island, in a family where big Italian weddings are a staple. This one had [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:37:22-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Opinions|

Fuzzy folkie

Catie Curtis' memory of Ann Arbor is fuzzy. The Boston-based folkie, who spent two years in the quaint town 14 years ago, blames being incoherent (in other words, totally wasted) when she sauntered into a [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|Entertainment|

Burn, baby, burn

By Jessica Carreras Have a few dollar bills lying around? Bring them to the Michigan International Women's Show at 7 p.m. May 4 at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, where a dozen firemen from [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|Entertainment|

Gay darlings

Hellogoodbye have been causing quite a stir in the gay community lately. Their video for their New Order-meets-Daft Punk single "Here (In Your Arms)" was an immediate add on Logo, and interviews with band leader [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|Entertainment|

An ultra fly Spidey

By Cornelius A. Fortune "Spider-Man 3" is the first of a stream of blockbuster movies that will invade the theaters this summer, and is not only the best of the franchise, but stands as the [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:39:38-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Entertainment|

Q Scopes: Doodle, Capricorn

by Jack Fertig April 30, 2007 Mercury aligned with the Sun in Taurus makes us stubbornly attached to our ideas. Both orbs clashing with Pluto bring those ideas under harsh scrutiny. Arguments are inevitable but [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:23:36-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle: Yep, I’m Gay

April 30, 2007 Across 1 Support Metropolitan Community Church, e.g. 6 Like a Badgley Mischka ensemble 10 " ___ Trip" (2002 gay-themed comedy) 14 Rehoboth Beach setting 15 Rock's partner 16 Shakespeare's Hathaway 17 New [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:45:06-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|

Pet of the Week: Sammie

Simply striking! Meet Sammie, a one-year-old Siamese mix kitty with the most beautiful markings and gorgeous blue eyes! This gal loves nothing more than playing with toys and her favorite folks! Once the day's play [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:32:49-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|

Thanks for Battle Cry coverage

I am deeply grateful that these two journalists are willing and so able to keep an eye on such events and report out into the world what is going on. You know that people of [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:23:30-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Opinions|


by Bob Roehr The Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007 (ENDA) was reintroduced in the House on April 24 after a hiatus of two years. It would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

International News

by Rex Wockner Former Singapore PM favors legalization of gay sex Former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, the nation's founding leader, suggested April 23 that if people are born gay, then gay sex should [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

Leadership training for LGBT Issues

MIDLAND - This coming Saturday, PFLAG Tri-Cities will be sponsoring a leadership training on LGBT issues from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Midland, located at 6220 Jefferson Ave. You [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

Michigan Equality expands board of directors

LANSING - Michigan Equality has expanded its Board of Directors by appointing 8 new members. Among the new members are Brandon Berry, a Constitutional Law Professor at Lansing's Cooley Law School; Toni Young from the [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

Learning to speak out

FERNDALE - Her name is Denise. She is a transgendered woman with three grown daughters, ranging in age from 21-25, from a heterosexual marriage before she began transitioning. Being and becoming who she is and [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

Victories in the states

By Lisa Keen Gay civil rights activists scored two major victories in the states last week, passing non-discrimination legislation in Iowa and a civil unions bill in New Hampshire. Iowa Governor Chet Culver, a Democrat [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

No ‘gay exception’

By Lisa Keen WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeal of an ex-lesbian who had hoped to pit Vermont and Virginia's disparate laws on gay relationships against each other. [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

Art & Around for the period May 3-12

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 |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|Entertainment|

Theater Events for the period May 3-12

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: The Abduction from the Seraglio To celebrate Mozart's 250th birthday, MOT stages this classic romantic drama for the very first time. Michigan Opera Theatre at the Detroit Opera House, Detroit. May 12, 13, [...]

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|Entertainment|

UMS announces 129th season

CCO8 [no art] ANN ARBOR - The University Musical Society announces its 07/08 season, which runs from Friday, September 28 through Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The season features 57 performances of 47 events, ranging from [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:36:53-05:00May 3rd, 2007|Uncategorized|