Billy Masters

"Who cares? Big deal. If it weren't for you, there wouldn't be a damn movie - so come in whenever you want!" - David Letterman gives advice to Lindsay Lohan after she expresses remorse for [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

All she wants is sex, sex, sex

Q: My girlfriend "Melinda" came home the other night and announced that she wanted to have sex at least 200 times a year because she heard this is the healthy amount. Apparently she heard this [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Creep of the Week: Ted A. Klaudt

Ted A. Klaudt When Ted A. Klaudt (R-Walker) served in the South Dakota House from 1999-2006 he had serious "moral values" conservative cred. The very cred, in fact, the GOP has been hot for since [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:29:18-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

General Gayety: Burst of good news

by Leslie Robinson General Gayety Lately there's been a burst of transgender news. That's unusual in itself, but what's really surprising is the news has been good. I have every confidence the other designer pump [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:14:29-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

SHe Said

May 17 was the third anniversary of same-sex couples being able to marry in Massachusetts. Since then, more than 9,000 gay and lesbian couples have exchanged vows of marriage in Massachusetts, ensuring that they and [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Hate was not a Falwell value

by Chris Crain {ITAL We do ourselves no favors when we stoop to the rhetoric of Jerry Falwell and his followers. } The death of televangelist Jerry Falwell has brought the expected chorus of praise [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

The Great White Dope

By R.J. Beaumia A couple of weeks ago when Roseanne Barr called gays and lesbians "narcissistic" on a California radio program, Jason Bellini of Logo News reported on it in one of those quickie "news [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Book Marks

by Richard Labonte May 21, 2007 "Dark Reflections," by Samuel R. Delany. Carroll & Graf, 304 pages, $15.95 paper. In the first section of this mournful, reflective novel, which reels back in time from its [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Girl-guy bonds

By Jessica Carreras 'Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys' Tom Dolby and Melissa de La Cruz Dutton Adult Available now It's been said that a gay best friend is as necessary to a woman [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

by Jack Fertig May 21, 2007 "Bake something sweet, Aries!" Saturn and Uranus are stirring up codependent control games and egomania in drag as self-sacrifice. Venus offers temporary respite. Trying new-to-you traditional recipes, or fixing [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Not so ‘Idol’

No matter who took the torch last night on "American Idol," Jim Verraros knows one thing: There will never be another Kelly Clarkson. He wasn't put out when local powerhouse warbler, LaKisha Jones, stumbled her [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Now Playing

May 28, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: Brooklyn Rules Michael (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) is a smooth-talking young con man who uses his charm to get into Columbia University (apparently that whole "good SAT score" criterion was [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle

May 21, 2007 "Serving in Silence" Across 1 Culture Club's "___ Miracle" 5 On top of that 9 Balls hit out of bounds 14 "Get ___ the Church on Time" 15 Broadway light 16 Playful [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Broadway musical opens in Royal Oak

A Chorus Line May 25-June 17 Baldwin Theatre (248) 541-6430 Tickets: $16 - $18 ROYAL OAK - Metro Detroit audiences will delight to "one singular sensation" of a show as Stagecrafters presents one of the [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Smokin’ Gunn

Some days, Tim Gunn just wants to say, "Screw it." "I have days when I get fully dressed, I look at myself in the mirror and I think, 'I can't wear this,'" the fashion shrink [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Letter: Berrien County home to us

My partner and I live in Berrien County and have never found any hate issues or discrimination thus far. I grew up here and I wasn't aware there were any hate issues. It seems to [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:54:40-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Letter: Float raised hopes

As a former Berrien County resident, I am glad to see that there was finally some representation for the LGBT community. We all deserve the same rights as everyone that was represented. Robert via email [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:22:26-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Letter: Mom’s day story rocked!

I read your recent column ["Tales of a Mama's Boy," By Chris Azzopardi, Issue 1519 ,May 10, 2007] regarding your mother and I couldn't help but notice striking similarities between our mothers. Even your [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:37:25-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Letter: Falwell hated

What a loss to be hated by a large groups of people. He made his way through life to out a Teletubby and probably died doing what he found to be right. Here we are [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:55:23-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Farewells to Falwell

posted to Cardiac abnormality, yeah. You could class terminal heartlessness like that. Stormkite Houston, Texas I can only imagine his surprise when he found himself going where he thought he wouldnt go. Fernando Atlanta, [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:00:45-05:00May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Auction raises $16,000 for GR AIDS programs

By Sarah Mieras GRAND RAPIDS - The annual Auction Against AIDS at the Apartment Lounge in Grand Rapids played host to hundreds Sunday, as the community bid on everything from furniture to laser hair removal [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:29:06-05:00May 24th, 2007|News|

Report looks at bisexual health issues

by Sharon Gittleman BOSTON- While there's no lack of studies examining gay and straight sexuality and health, issues related to bisexuals often go unexplored. The National Lesbian and Gay Task Force Policy Institute, BiNet USA [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

HPV linked to throat cancer

by Bob Roehr Human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical, vaginal, and anal cancers, has long been implicated in the development of oropharyngeal or throat cancer. The most recent demonstration of that came on May 10 [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

Creating Change co-chairs announced

Local leaders will spearhead planning of '08 conference DETROIT - The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, organizers of the Creating Change conference, announced Monday the selection of the four local activists who will serve [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

Rally for DP benefits in Lansing

Capitol Correspondent LANSING- Late Tuesday, more than a 150 people rallied on the steps of the state capitol to send one clear message: Restore Domestic Partner Benefits now. "I hope this rally achieves public attention [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

ETHA advances, abstinence does not

by Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House and Senate, meeting in a budget conference, agreed to allow a $500 million "reserve fund" for state demonstration projects to expand early access to HIV care through [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

International News

by Rex Wockner More 'homosexual conduct' arrests in Iran Some of 87 people arrested in a May 10 raid on a private party in Esfahan, Iran, are to be charged with the crime of "homosexual [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

Keen on the trail

By Lisa Keen DINGED: Focus on Family founder James Dobson declared last week that he "cannot and will not" support former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for the Republican presidential nomination. In a May 17 [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|News|

St. Andrews flies flag for inclusion

By D'Anne Witkowsk i CLAWSON - Anyone who has ever driven by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Clawson and wondered whether or not the church was gay friendly need wonder no longer. The church has [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:45:12-05:00May 24th, 2007|News|

Fore! Life in the rough at StarBrite

By Robert W. Bethune The best of StarBrite's production of Norm Foster's play "The Foursome" is four pretty good actors authentically showing us college buddies, facing the real world more or less successfully, dealing with [...]

By |2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|