Make Michigan Progressive Again.

Get the 2020 Michigan Progressive Voters Guide and find out which candidates on your personal ballot are dedicated to supporting progressive politics and equality and justice for all Americans.

Get My Voter Guide

Dear Jody

Father blames mother for gay children Q: I am a 42-year-old lesbian. I have three children - 16, 18 and 21, two girls and a boy. I have been divorced for 10 years and have [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

Creep of the Week: Bob Allen

{HEADER} Anti-gay Republicans are dropping their pants - or, in this case, asking others to drop theirs - so fast I can barely keep up. Florida Rep. Bob Allen was arrested on July 11 after [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: I expected you to be taller

by John Corvino In my last column I reflected on the fifteen-year anniversary of my lecture "What's Morally Wrong With Homosexuality?" This year marks another anniversary for me: five years as a columnist for Between [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:00:07-05:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

S/He Said

"[I]f our Constitution really means what it says, that all are created equal, if it really means what it says, that there should be equality of opportunity before the law, then our brothers and sisters [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

Down to business with the Dems

By Chris Crain The HRC-Logo forum on gay issues with the Democratic presidential hopefuls is one week away. What questions should they be asked? Only a week before the Democratic presidential candidates gather for a [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

Politics is Loco: J

by Sean Kosofsky No, this column is not about Wal-Mart and I certainly haven't chosen, as Prince did, to use a symbol to express myself. Actually, this column is about appreciation...and expressing it. Last week [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

Billy Masters

"FoxNews is a bigger threat to America than any terrorist organization - just look at their treatment of Rosie O'Donnell. Scary stuff." - Simon Cowell virtually bites the hand that feeds him. I recently got [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|

Book Marks

by Richard Labonte July 30, 2007 "The Dust of Wonderland," by Lee Thomas. Alyson Books, 320 pages, $24.95 hardcover. Pre-Katrina New Orleans is the setting for this stirring supernatural tale about ghostly queer spirits and [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|

Q Scopes

by Jack Fertig July 30, 2007 "Save receipts, Gemini!" Belligerent words that you'll have to stand by come way too easily, with Mercury and Mars triggering a Saturn-Pluto aspect. Expect extremists of all types to [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|

High on life

Lesbians On Ecstasy Hip Hop at High Noon, Aug. 10 Hart, Mich. Yep, they're called Lesbians On Ecstasy. No, they're not a bunch of dykes on drugs. They are four women from Montreal who see [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle

July 30, 2007 "Gender Reassignment" Across 1 Cukor's rib donor 5 Worked one's shaft 10 S/M root 14 "West ___ Story" 15 Shelley Duvall role in "Popeye" 16 Songwriter Holly 17 O-o-o-o-okla., once 18 Meat [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|

‘Simpsons Movie’: Not so d’oh

By Cornelius A. Fortune The Simpsons Movie B In theaters now Eighteen years-plus is a long time to stay somewhat irreverent, especially when so much of your DNA has been spliced off for prime time [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:53:38-05:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|

Art & Around for the period Aug. 2-11

EDITOR'S PICK: "Broken," the micro-budget feature shot for $985 by directors Derek Justice (Farmington) and David DeLeon (Sandusky, Ohio) is off to a big start. After received standing ovations after big premieres in Detroit and [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Aug. 2-11

EDITOR'S PICK: On Friday, Aug. 3, internationally-acclaimed Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit will revive its wildly successful musical "Now That I Can Dance -- Motown 1962" at the Detroit Film Theatre inside the Detroit Institute [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Uncategorized|


It (Democratic Candidate Gov. Richardson's use of the word "maricon") was a lapse in judgment by Richardson. He apologized now and last year after it occurred. I think he was set up by Imus, but [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:17:23-05:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

Reader responds to Dear Jody

I'm reading the story about the girl who got beat up by her girlfriend (Dear Jody, BTL, July 26, 2007). Maybe she provoked a fight but there is still no reason for having someone else, [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|Opinions|

HTJ 2007 – Some like it hot!

The 12th annual Hotter Than July, Detroit's black gay Pride celebration, brought the heat once again. The highlight of the week was, of course, Saturday's picnic in Palmer Park, where several thousand folks came out [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:17:56-05:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

International News

by Rex Wockner Buju Banton has joined fellow Jamaican reggae-dancehall singers Beenie Man, Sizzla and Capleton in signing an agreement to stop bashing gays in their music. Banton's huge hit Boom Bye Bye advocates shooting [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Keen on the trail

By Lisa Keen Gay related news from the presidential campaign trail... WHO SAID THAT? "I support the right of the Boy Scouts of America to decide what it wants to do on that issue. I [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Ohio case gives mixed blessing

By Sharon Gittleman A Supreme Court of Ohio ruling gives hope to those fighting for LGBT rights in Michigan. In State v. Carswell, a man charged with domestic abuse claimed he could not be tried [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:32:41-05:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Rabbi Sherwin Wine dies in Africa

By Sharon Gittleman BIRMINGHAM - Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine, founder of the Birmingham Temple and the worldwide Society for Humanistic Judaism, died in an automobile accident on July 21. He was 79. Wine, a Birmingham [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:45:31-05:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Gay beach sold

SAUGATUCK TWP - It's a prime piece of land along the Lake Michigan shore, filled with dunes and forests. Its a unique series of biomes and it is 412 acres. It's crawling with ticks, and [...]

By |2007-08-02T09:00:00-04:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Windsor Pride gets ‘Front and Centre’

WINDSOR - Windsor Pride wrapped up a week's worth of celebration Sunday with a rousing parade and festival that drew thousands into the streets of downtown Windsor. The parade wound its way from the St. [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:50:50-05:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Windsor murder suspect still loose

WINSDOR, Ont. - The search continues for suspected killer Jesse Imeson, who is wanted in the murders of a gay Windsor bartender and an elderly couple. On Monday, police found the 2006 silver GMC Sierra [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:09:15-05:00August 2nd, 2007|News|

Ancient debate gets modern-day twists

CC2_1531.jpg: Lansing-based Sunsets with Shakespeare gives 'Julius Caesar' a 21st century twist beginning Aug. 9 at the Lou Adado Riverfront Park Sunbowl. Photo: Courtesy, SWS Iraq. Rome. Bush. Caesar. Ask the average American what connection [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:38:21-05:00August 2nd, 2007|Entertainment|