Dear Jody

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

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 [...]

The Gay Moralist : Summer in the D

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

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. [...]

Parting Glances : Chicks with what?

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

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 [...]

General Gayety: Decades of Loving

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

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 [...]

Birmingham brings back summer art celebration

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

BIRMINGHAM - artBLAST, the quintessential summer arts celebration at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center on July 3, will feature entertaining art adventures, nostalgic Michigan food, live music by folksinger Joel Mabus and the City of [...]

Lucky f*ck

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

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 [...]

Michigan Pride Entertainers

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

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, [...]

Straight up silly

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

'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 [...]

Missin’ crazy Paula? Meet Alexyss Tylor

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

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 [...]

Zoe Lewis: The human yo-yo

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

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: [...]

Now Playing

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes

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

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 [...]

Q Puzzle

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

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 [...]

TimeWarp’s 17th annual benefit brings back prom

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

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 [...]

Abbott sued on ritonavir price increase

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

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 [...]

Funding Proposals Advance in House and Senate

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

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 [...]

International News Briefs

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

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 [...]

Pride Banquet honored activists

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

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 [...]

Supreme court allows censoring of student speech

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

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 [...]

Gay man runs for mayor in Oak Park

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

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 [...]

Pride and Prejudice

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

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 [...]

Celebrating a quarter-century of pride

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

Capitol Correspondent LANSING - Tari Muniz remembers when LBGT folks would get tickets for jaywalking across Michigan Avenue in Lansing. All they were doing was crossing the street, as any pedestrian would today, to get [...]

When in Lansing…

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

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 [...]