Creep of the Week

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

Bill O'Reilly "Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd..." Unless that crowd is full of queers. Then you'd best keep the kiddies at home. That's what Bill O'Reilly thinks about [...]

S/He Said

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

"And (I want to thank) my partner, Brian, because it's 24 damn years of listening to your notes - that's why I'm up here tonight." -David Hyde Pierce, coming out - sort of - after [...]

Keen on the trail

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

By Lisa Keen Gay-related news from the presidential campaign trail... HRC-LOGO COUP: It's a political and historic coup for the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Teamed with MTV Network's gay cable channel LOGO, the national gay [...]

Parting Glances: Sister Absentia speaks!

By | 2018-01-16T11:18:13+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

Beloved Readers: My friend Charles who writes this column and has done so faithfully for eight memorable years -- with uplifting insights tempered with unrepentant sarcasms -- is taking time off. (He'll be unofficial Lotion [...]

All Politics is Loco: Hating Hindus is Hip

By | 2018-01-15T23:23:35+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

by Sean Kosofsky I can't take it any longer. Just when you think the American Family Association can't do anything more vile, more un-American, more hypocritical, or more morally bankrupt, they DO. On July 12, [...]

Billy Masters

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

"You should have seen everyone on the set. Every woman and every man was feeling my breasts and squeezing my ass. And I was 'C'mon, feel me, touch me!' I didn't care. I was a [...]

Book Marks

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

by Richard Labonte July 16, 2007 , 302 pages, $24.95 hardcover. More ably than most any contemporary queer writer, Jay Quinn is crafting novels that neatly integrate gay lives with straight lives. In last year's [...]

Shhh!

By | 2018-01-16T04:35:25+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

by Jessica Carreras Adam Sandler's movies aren't exactly known for supporting gay rights. Or anyone's rights, for that matter. So it's no surprise that moviegoers are wary of his newest film, "I Now Pronounce You [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

by Jack Fertig July 16, 2007 "Take inventory, Leo!" Saturn often gets a bad rap, but as the crone-goddess/leatherdaddy of the planets, this voice of discipline and experience has its virtues. The Sun highlighting Saturn [...]

Lusty lesbians kick off Fantasy Fridays at Ice

By | 2018-01-16T07:13:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

Fantasy Friday Third Friday of every month 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Begins July 20 Ages: 18+ Cover: Free before 11 p.m., $7 after ICE Nightclub 11425 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck (313) 365-1446 http://www.icedetroit.net http://www.myspace.com/fantasyfriday The lesbian community [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

July 16, 2007 "Handle Up Front" Across 1 Davis of "The Virgin Queen" 6 Neeson of "Kinsey" 10 Von Trapp family escape route 14 Swashbuckling Flynn 15 Poet Seward 16 Ballet move 17 Tree for [...]

Detroit Derby madness

By | 2018-01-16T17:16:12+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

By William J. Emerson III Detroit Derby League http://www.detroitrollerderby.com When the Detroit Derby League launched, Bettie Page bangs and tattoos were a virtual prerequisite for playing. These days, far more incoming players are sports-oriented, with [...]

Art to savor at Affirmations

By | 2018-01-15T18:45:22+00:00 July 19th, 2007|News|

by Cathy Markes If you've sipped and canape-ed your way through some less than stellar art exhibits, tilted your head quizically at some, stood back and squinted at others and then wondered why you even [...]

Gay Men’s Chorus sings at Padres game

By | 2018-01-16T11:58:13+00:00 July 19th, 2007|News|

The Gay Men's Chorus of San Diego sang The Star-Spangled Banner at the July 8 San Diego Padres game at Petco Park. Christians from the blue-collar suburb of El Cajon had raised a stink before [...]

YouTube modernizes presidential campaigning

By | 2018-01-16T04:13:33+00:00 July 19th, 2007|News|

By Lisa Keen You may be among the more than 2 million people who have tuned into YouTube to watch the now infamous "Obamagirl" tribute to presidential candidate Barack Obama, but you're probably not among [...]

International News by Rex Wockner

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|News|

Anti-gays attack Budapest, Zagreb pride parades Budapest Pride got fag-bashed July 7. Hundreds of skinheads, neo-Nazis and other thugs threw eggs, bottles, smoke bombs, Molotov cocktails and plastic bags of sand at the 2,000 marchers. [...]

Politics Rampant in Surgeon General Office

By | 2018-01-16T00:06:45+00:00 July 19th, 2007|News|

By Bob Roehr The Bush administration manipulated numbers and suppressed reports from the office of the US Surgeon General, according to testimony by the former head of that office Richard Carmona. His revelations came in [...]

Surgeon General Nomination in Limbo

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|News|

By Bob Roehr The nomination of James Holsinger to be Surgeon General of the United States appears to be in limbo after his July 12 appearance before the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor [...]

Pivotal event for our rights

By | 2007-07-19T09:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2007|Uncategorized|

For the first time in the 98 year history of the NAACP annual convention last week, the black LGBT community had a visible and openly welcomed presence - and it happened here in Detroit. The [...]