Creep of the Week: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

By | 2018-01-16T09:03:06+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Opinions|

Wow, who would have thought a Holocaust denier would be anti-gay, too? Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made an appearance at New York's Columbia University as part of its World Leaders Forum on Sept. 24. He [...]

Between The Sheets

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Ed Woody CREDIT: Buckshot Brotherhood Venerable and award-winning director Jerry Douglas only makes one film a year, and it's always worth the wait. His latest project is set in that bastion of homoeroticism, the [...]

Billy Masters

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

"In Iran, we don't have homosexuals like in your country. We don't have that in our country. In Iran, we do not have this phenomenon. I do not know who has told you that we [...]

Bowling tournament promises gay old time

By | 2018-01-15T18:46:21+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Jessica Carreras Motown Invitational Classic bowling tournament Oct. 5-7 Cloverlanes, Livonia http://www.mictourney.org. It's never been so easy to get a perfect 10. From Oct. 5 to Oct. 7, the Motown Invitational Classic gay bowling [...]

15 Minutes … More

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

Chris Crocker Oct. 6 Ice Nightclub, Hamtramck 313-365-1446 Leave! Britney! Alone! Those three words alone are enough to paint - with eyeliner - the image of a slim 19-year-old Tennessean, done-up in heavy eye make-up, [...]

Dear Jody: Necrofriendlia?

By | 2018-01-16T17:54:19+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

My lover's pretending to have sex with his dead boyfriend Q: Jody, I know I'm not supposed to read another person's diary, but I did and I 'm sorry that I did. More sorry than [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

by Jack Fertig October 1, 2007 "Sell your clutter, Cancer!" Even sweetness and light can be excessive. With the Sun and Venus in a long, difficult aspect - and in each other's signs - overdoing [...]

Gay. Christian. Amen!

By | 2018-01-16T09:32:37+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

Jason and deMarco 7 p.m. Oct. 6 Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit, Ferndale 7 p.m. Oct. 7 Woodside Church, Flint http://www.jasonanddemarco.com Maybe this thought crossed Jason Warner and deMarco DeCiccio's minds when denying several reality [...]

Beaver break

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

Caution: Lisa Lampanelli likes to drop the "f" bomb. Both of them. And other dirtiness that wouldn't sit well with anyone against slang terms for "vagina." Basically, beware. Lisa Lampanelli Oct. 5, State Theatre, Kalamazoo [...]

Now Playing

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

October 8, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: Feast of Love Unlucky cafe owner Bradley (Greg Kinnear) keeps finding love in all the wrong places. Cafe workers Oscar (Toby Hemingway) and Chloe (Alexa Davalos) are madly in [...]

The OutField: You Say You Want a Revolution

By | 2018-01-15T21:45:58+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Dan Woog October 1, 2007 Each winter, when "Sports Illustrated" unleashes its swimsuit edition on America, readers react predictably. Many men greet it with orgasmic pleasure; a few writers bloviate that they've removed it [...]

People Dancing announces fall showcase

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

PD_1540.jpg: Kerry Allan dances in the premiere of "Time Lapse," one of several works included in People Dancing's fall showcase Oct. 4-6. Photo: Tom L. Smith ANN ARBOR - People Dancing presents its third annual [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

October 1, 2007 "Entertaining Erick" Across 1 Mistake for Paul Taylor 5 Doses in the rear 10 Small balls 14 Poet Adrienne 15 Drink like a bitch 16 "The Unicorn" author Murdoch 17 "Lord of [...]

Art & Around for the period Oct. 4-13

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Uncategorized|

EDITOR'S PICK: The Greater Flint Arts Council and Buckham Gallery have joined together to start an OUT'N ABOUT collaborative to celebrate the arts of the LGBT community and their allies. Dedicated to the advancement of [...]

Elvira Kurt set to ‘Come OUT & Laugh’

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

ROYAL OAK - Elvira Kurt, Canada's Queen of Quirky Comedy, will headline this year's Come OUT & Laugh on Wednesday, Oct. 10. When asked if she thought National Coming Out Day, which the Affirmations-produced event [...]

Start casting your votes for Detroit’s Design SuperStar

By | 2018-01-16T00:52:56+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

DETROIT - Online voting has now started for "Detroit's Design SuperStar Challenge." Applications and design concepts from aspiring artists who hope to design and furnish a two-bedroom, twobath or one-bedroom, one-bath floor plan within Detroit's [...]

It’s about time for an ENDA

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (H.R. 2015) is fast approaching its next moment in the sun, as a vote for ENDA may well take place by the time you read this column. [...]

International News

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

by Rex Wockner Gay Iraqis win UK asylum Two gay men targeted by anti-gay death squads in Iraq were granted asylum in the United Kingdom in late September. Ibaa, 30, had worked as a culturalprograms [...]

President Ahmadinejad says Iran has no homosexuals

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sept. 24 that there are no homosexuals in Iran. Answering students' questions at Columbia University in New York City, Ahmadinejad said: "In Iran, we don't have homosexuals like in your [...]

SHe Said

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

"Leaving out protections for transgender people is unacceptable, and passing a bill riddled with loopholes will make it harder to achieve equality on the job. You can't be fired for being a lesbian or a [...]

Upending ENDA legislation

By | 2018-01-16T16:14:53+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

By Lisa Keen A major controversy has erupted within the LGBT community over a decision by U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) to seek passage of a new version of ENDA that both excludes gender identity [...]

WRAP extends lease in Braun Court

By | 2018-01-16T09:14:22+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

The WRAP Resource Center Board of Directors announced that it has signed a threemonth extension of its lease at its current location at 319 Braun Court in Ann Arbor. Recently, WRAP has hosted several community [...]

SHe Said

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|News|

"Leaving out protections for transgender people is unacceptable, and passing a bill riddled with loopholes will make it harder to achieve equality on the job. You can't be fired for being a lesbian or a [...]

Too many concepts, not enough focus

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

There's no doubt in my mind that one of the most creative souls working today in the local theater community is Mike McGettigan. With three recent Wilde Awards and a handful of nominations already under [...]

Totalitarian imagination from Breathe Art

By | 2018-01-16T06:57:58+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Robert W. Bethune There are two features of Breathe Art's production of "The Pillowman," by Martin McDonagh: excellent acting and intense text. In an unnamed totalitarian state, police officers named Topolski and Ariel interrogate [...]

Theater Events for the period Oct. 4-13

By | 2007-10-04T09:00:00+00:00 October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

EDITOR'S PICK: The Michigan Classical Repertory Theatre will present the medieval morality play "Everyman," Oct. 11-21 at the Riverside Arts Center at 76 N. Huron Street in Ypsilanti. The show will be directed by MCRT [...]