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Dear Jody

Is she too old for me? Q: I am a 27-year-old woman who has fallen in love with a woman ("Mary") who is twice my age. Mary and I have been thinking about moving in [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist : Summer in the D

by John Corvino Okay--it's time for my annual "Stop whining about Detroit" column. You know who you are. You just went on vacation in (pick one:) Chicago/Toronto/New York. You thought everything there was SO COOL. [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

Parting Glances : Chicks with what?

PDQ! NEWS SERVICE: 500 persons of Evangelical, Fundamentalist and Ex-Gay faith-based associations met last weekend in Tupelulu, Miss., Bible Belt mecca of America, to launch two new Reparative Therapy outreach ministries. The new RT ministries [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:29:01-05:00June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

General Gayety: Decades of Loving

by Leslie Robinson How could I feel anything but fondness for a marriage case where those arguing for the right to marry were named "Loving?" I thought it best to get that out of the [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:50:43-05:00June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

Lucky f*ck

Forget that silly rabbit's foot. And don't even bother with a four-leaf clover. Michael Cunningham doesn't need any of those trinkets to lure him some serendipity. "I'm a lucky fuck," the out author declares. But [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Michigan Pride Entertainers

Sara Celina's determined soul initially announced a hunger to be a singer/songwriter, and then a mere three months later she was wowing a crowd at Detroit's famous C-POP Gallery. All of this, by the way, [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Straight up silly

'Hey Paula' Bravo C+ Anyone looking for stupid-slurry-simple Paula Abdul may want to turn to YouTube repeats of her embarrassing drunken days on "Good Day L.A." Or on a Fox affiliate. Or on TiVoed "American [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Missin’ crazy Paula? Meet Alexyss Tylor

YouTube It Caution: Dick will make you slap somebody. Or at least Alexyss Tylor, the Atlanta Public Access "Vagina Power" pundit, claims so during an episode of her unintentionally-sidesplitting sex talk show. The babbling bullshitter [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:25:32-05:00June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Zoe Lewis: The human yo-yo

Zoe Lewis June 30 Michigan Pride, Lansing http://www.zoelewis.com Bite into a sliced lemon. Breathe into a bag. Swallow some sugar. Hiccup home remedies could have their own Bible. But Zoe Lewis prefers the simple antidote: [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:23:35-05:00June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Now Playing

July 2, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: A Mighty Heart Journalist Marianne Pearl (Angelina Jolie) is pregnant and about to leave Pakistan to await the birth of her son when, on their last day in the [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

by Jack Fertig June 25, 2007 "Re-examine your values, Capricorn!" With a long-running Neptune-Saturn opposition already working everyone's nerves, Mercury is now retrograde in Cancer, passing over the Sun and triggering emotional outbursts. That will [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle

June 25, 2007 "Absolutely" Across 1 Macho doll 6 In need of BenGay 10 Amsterdam transport 14 Fred's first partner 15 Bottoms' description of tops? 16 Isherwood's " ___ Camera" 17 Supporter of an absolute [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

TimeWarp’s 17th annual benefit brings back prom

TimeWarp 7 p.m.-midnight, June 30 The Roostertail, Detroit http://www.aidspartnership.org TimeWarp, an annual AIDS benefit, will take place from 7 p.m.-midnight June 30 at The Roostertail in Detroit with Carolyn Clifford, WXYZ-TV news anchor, and Frank [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:48:29-05:00June 28th, 2007|News|

Abbott sued on ritonavir price increase

By Bob Roehr The pharmaceutical company Abbott kicked off a storm of protest when it increased the price of the anti-HIV drug ritonavir (Norvir) by 400 percent in December 2003. Now, a federal judge in [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|News|

Funding Proposals Advance in House and Senate

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, DC - The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) will receive an increase from $1.25 billion to $5.08 billion for the next fiscal year. The U.S. House of Representatives passed [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|News|

International News Briefs

by Rex Wockner Colombia passes partnership law, then kills it Colombia's Congress passed then killed a same-sex partnership bill in June. President Alvaro Uribe, a conservative Catholic, had promised to sign it into law. The [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:47:17-05:00June 28th, 2007|News|

Pride Banquet honored activists

BTL staff report WARREN - Lots of cheering greeted the many awardees at the 22nd Annual Pride Banquet June 13. The annual tribute to activists and volunteers drew about 400 people to the Ukrainian Cultural [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|News|

Supreme court allows censoring of student speech

By Lisa Keen Washington, DC - The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision this week, making it easier for school authorities to censor the speech of students who express messages authorities fear others might perceive [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:20:14-05:00June 28th, 2007|News|

Gay man runs for mayor in Oak Park

By Sharon Gittleman OAK PARK - Oak Park may see some changes this fall. That's when Tom Zerafa steps into the political arena with hopes of becoming the community's mayor. Why is he running? To [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|News|

Pride and Prejudice

The 2007 Pride season in Michigan is about at its mid-point. The Michigan Pride March, Rally & Festival comes to Lansing this weekend; Hotter Than July! is three weeks away. Windsor's pride celebration will be [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

When in Lansing…

The following was compiled with the basic guidelines as follows: The places had to be within walking distance of the Pride Festival, and the businesses or places had to be LBGT-friendly, if not LBGT-owned and [...]

By |2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|