Dear Jody: On rich and unhappy

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

Everyone wants something now that I have money Q: I have had something happen to me that most people would feel grateful for, but for me, it is a nightmare. I inherited money from my [...]

Creep of the Week: Larry Craig

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

You've got to give it to Larry Craig... er, wait. Let me rephrase that. You've got to hand it to Larry Craig... Shoot, that doesn't sound right either. Hmm... So, how 'bout that Larry Craig? [...]

EQUALI Y

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

All Politics is Loco This past weekend I attended my first-ever Human Rights Campaign National Dinner. They were kind enough to give a complimentary table to members of the Equality Federation who were in D.C. [...]

She/He Said this week

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

"Coming out is not a one-time happening, but involves a lifelong process of coming out over and over again at home, in school, at work and in the community. There are gays present in all [...]

It’s only right

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Viewpoint Due to concerns about a lack of votes, Democrats -- led by Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Nancy Pelosi of California -- made motions to separate protections specific to transgender [...]

Questioning queer fear of Hillary

By | 2018-01-16T11:57:52+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

By Mark Segal Mark My Words There's nothing I dislike more than a queer who hates women, and that is exactly what the flamboyant Andrew Sullivan seems to be. A senior editor at The Atlantic [...]

‘Pariah’ is no loser

By | 2018-01-15T23:38:44+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

Who do you become when you can't be yourself? This is the question director Dee Rees explores in the film "Pariah." Make no mistake: It doesn't offer a definitive answer. It's far too complex an [...]

Almost like a ‘Rock’

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

'Rock Haven' 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 Main Art Theatre, Royal Oak Reel Pride Film Festival B- If ever there was a way to conquer homosexuality, "Rock Haven" has it: Washing the hell out of it. [...]

Book Marks

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Richard Labonte October 8, 2007 "Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life," by Elliot Tiber, with Tom Monte, Square One Publishers, 220 pages, $24.95 hardcover. At last: a [...]

Q Scopes: Don’t shop, Leo

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig October 11, 2007 Sun in Libra is clashing with Saturn and Venus in Virgo, so resist the impulse to offer good advice. If you can't wait until your clever insight is asked [...]

Dear Jody: On rich and unhappy

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Everyone wants something now that I have money Q: I have had something happen to me that most people would feel grateful for, but for me, it is a nightmare. I inherited money from my [...]

Q Puzzle: Salon Winner

By | 2018-01-15T18:09:59+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|

October 8, 2007 Across 1 McDermid's " ___ in the Blood" 5 Almodovar's mister 10 Adam, created by a woman named George 14 Is unlike Dorian Gray 15 Writer Dykewomon 16 "Brothers & Sisters" producer [...]

Disappointed in HRC

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

I'm deeply dissappointed in the position that HRC decided in regards that the transgender members of the LGB be left behind. Donna Rose, the only transgender member of HRC Board of Directors, has resigned because [...]

An open letter to HRC

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Opinions|

Dear HRC: I waited. I waited until the anger and the hurt was past. I waited until the full descriptions of how and why had been said. I remembered. I remembered sitting in the audience [...]

Rally to bring attention to violence

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

FERNDALE - The Day of Rememberance planning committee along with MCCD, TransGender Michigan, Transgender Detroit and Affirmations Community Center are having an anti-transgender violence rally on Oct. 19th. This coincides with the Midwest Transgender youth [...]

Zerafa and Covey receive national endorsement

By | 2018-01-16T14:07:21+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund in Washington D.C. announced it has endorsed a dozen new candidates for races in 2007 and 2008 including two from Michigan. The Michigan endorsements are Thomas Zerafa for Mayor [...]

Craig Loses in Court, Stays in Senate

By | 2018-01-16T00:19:06+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

by Bob Roehr Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) lost the attempt to withdraw his guilty plea to lewd conduct in June 11 Minneapolis airport restroom sex sting. He also has withdrawn his announcement to resign from [...]

Saying no to hate

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

by Todd A. Heywood Capitol Correspondent EAST LANSING -- About 100 students gathered at the Rock on the banks of the Red Cedar River Monday to say no to hate speech on MSU,Aeos campus. The [...]

Flint comes out strong

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

by BTL Staff FLINT - The OUT 'N ABOUT collaborative is coming out strong this month. With a bold mission dedicated to the advancement of civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgendered, queer, questioning, and intersexed [...]

House party for Peters campaign

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

OAKLAND - Gary Peters is running for U.S. Congress from the 9th congressional district in Oakland County. Peters is a long time ally of the LGBT community. On Oct. 21 you can meet Peters and [...]

Leaning toward justice

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|News|

By Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin Gay History Month Project October 2007 In the 1960s, while confronting segregation, discrimination, obstruction of voting rights and physical violence, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. often borrowed the words of another [...]

Art & Around for the period Oct. 11-20

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

FALL ARTS FESTIVALS: Harvest Celebration Start an autumn day with the Third Annual Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk, followed by the Harvest Arts and Crafts and Flat River Antique Show, the Lowell Area Farmer's Market, a [...]

Certifiable lunacy in Shakespeare-land

By | 2018-01-16T17:22:17+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Robert W. Bethune First of all, right off the top, there are some spoilers in what follows. Don't worry. There's a great deal more that remains quite perfectly unspoiled. Imagine the Rude Mechanicals from [...]

Play offers hope for peace

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

'My Name is Rachel Corrie' 8 p.m. Oct. 18-20, Oct. 25-27 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and Oct. 28. Peace Education Center, Lansing http://www.peaceedcenter.org LANSING - The Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing will anchor its [...]

Wharton Center announces new series

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

EAST LANSING - Wharton Center for Performing Arts is pleased to announce a unique new series - Christman Live At State Concerts. Sponsored in part by the Christman Company, a Lansing-based construction management company, Live [...]

Theater Events for the period Oct. 11-20

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Annie Leapin' lizards! America's most beloved musical is back in its 30th anniversary tour. Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Township. Fri.-Sat., Oct. 19-20. $45-$55. 586-286-2222. http://www.macombcenter.com Betty Shamieh, One-Woman Show The [...]

ENDA out of committee

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Lisa Keen The Employment Non-Discrimination Act passed a House committee today by a 27 to 21 vote, with four Republicans voting for it and four Democrats voting against it. The "No" votes among Democrats [...]

ENDA out of committee

By | 2007-10-11T09:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Lisa Keen The Employment Non-Discrimination Act passed a House committee today by a 27 to 21 vote, with four Republicans voting for it and four Democrats voting against it. The "No" votes among Democrats [...]