Creep of the Week: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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 [...]

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Between The Sheets

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 [...]

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

Billy Masters

"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 [...]

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

Bowling tournament promises gay old time

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

By |2018-01-15T18:46:21-05:00October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

15 Minutes … More

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, [...]

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

Dear Jody: Necrofriendlia?

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 [...]

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Q Scopes

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 [...]

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

Gay. Christian. Amen!

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

By |2018-01-16T09:32:37-05:00October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|

Beaver break

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 [...]

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

Now Playing

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 [...]

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

People Dancing announces fall showcase

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 [...]

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

Q Puzzle

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 [...]

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Art & Around for the period Oct. 4-13

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 [...]

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

Elvira Kurt set to ‘Come OUT & Laugh’

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 [...]

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

It’s about time for an ENDA

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. [...]

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

International 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 [...]

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

President Ahmadinejad says Iran has no homosexuals

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 [...]

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

SHe Said

"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 [...]

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

Upending ENDA legislation

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:14:53-05:00October 4th, 2007|News|

WRAP extends lease in Braun Court

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:14:22-05:00October 4th, 2007|News|

SHe Said

"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 [...]

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

Totalitarian imagination from Breathe Art

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:57:58-05:00October 4th, 2007|Entertainment|