Dear Jody

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

Fake leg bothers girlfriend Q: I have a question that I feel embarrassed to even ask. I know I will appear to be very superficial, though I don't think I am that way - at [...]

I endorse John Edwards

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

by Sean Kososfsky All Politics is Loco Leadership means taking the lead and it also means taking risks. Whenever leaders announce their personal political endorsements it spurs discussion, debate and disagreement, and I have decided [...]

Ode to Ian

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

Viewpoint Ian Benson was lucky; or at least about as lucky as any teenager realizing that the gender of her body does not match the gender of his soul can be. He had far more [...]

The Day Amanda Came

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

Parting Glances I was once chided by a friend (who was then, I'll freely now admit - he lives in Hawaii - a little more anal retentive than I) for reading several books at a [...]

The $11 million price tag of Phelps’ fame

By | 2018-01-16T00:08:35+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

by Dan Vojir Viewpoint Found in the classifieds today under Jobs Wanted: {ITAL Supposedly God-fearing Bible thumper seeks lucrative media coverage. Has experience in picketing for God and has trained subordinates (family) in art of [...]

Women in the Arts Festival this weekend

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Entertainment|

EAST LANSING Women in the Arts Festival/Circe is an annual festival filled with arts, crafts, workshops, food, comedy, and music created by women. Join us Nov. 9-10 at Edgewood United Church located at 469 N. [...]

Billy Masters in Hollywood

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

{ITAL "Let's not kid ourselves - this business is about being good-looking. Look, Brad Pitt is an incredible actor, but do you think he'd be a famous movie star if he didn't look like that? [...]

Book Mark: Biting the Apple

By | 2018-01-15T17:16:58+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Richard Labonte November 5, 2007 "Biting the Apple," by Lucy Jane Bledsoe. Carroll & Graf, 272 pages, $14.99 paper. One-time track phenomenon Eve Glass, an Olympic contender in her teens, has lived an inauthentic [...]

Run, Baby, Run

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Anthony Paull I get it. I understand that after you've suffered the wrath of your first, second, or third heartbreak, you're sick of the bullshit and want to sit home alone with your lube [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig November 5, 2007 "Avoid gossip, Sagittarius!" Venus enters her own sign, Libra, helping us all to be more accommodating, artistic, and gracious. And more manipulative? Venus may not be to blame on [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

"Ford Foundation" Across 1 Elton John wears them 6 "Silence = death," e.g. 11 Colts' org. 14 Flaming queen's crime? 15 Pink, for one 16 Matthew in "The Producers" 17 Former column by Michael Thomas [...]

Art & Around for the period Nov. 8-17

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

FALL/HOLIDAY ARTS FESTIVALS: Christmas through Lowell Kick off your holiday shopping with a three-day extravaganza featuring over 200 artists and crafters, and more than 40 homes, churches and businesses. Nov. 16-18. Lowell: 616-897-9161. http://www.christmasthroughlowell.org Goodwill [...]

Theater Events for the period Nov. 8-17

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: As Bees in Honey Drown A comic satire on the lure of success in contemporary culture. Breathe Art Theatre Project at the Furniture Factory, Detroit. Fri.-Sat., through Nov. 17. $20. 313-831-1939. http://www.breathearttheatre.com Back [...]

Out ‘N About Flint Collaborative

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Nov. 8 - 15 FLINT - The Out 'N About Arts Collaborative is a year long initiative celebrating the arts of the LGBTQ communities and its allies. This coming week ONA will present the following [...]

Transgender Awareness Week 2007

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

UofM campus For information on any of the events below visit: For more information, visit the following web site http://www.gender.org/remember/day/ ANN AROBR- The UofM Office of LGBT Affairs invites the public to join them in [...]

Long-term care: Complicated issue

By | 2018-01-15T20:44:47+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

Thanks for an excellent article with advice that is appropriate for the LGBT community, the single/divorced community, as well as the heterosexual community. The American public must be educated about the need to plan for [...]

You painted wrong picture

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Opinions|

You have been given highly inaccurate misquotations from me at MSU.("Bigoted free speech supported with Griffin lecture", BTL Nov. 1, 2007).I did not say and do not believe for one minute that homosexuals should be [...]

Detroit Eagle owner dies

By | 2018-01-16T13:23:33+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Daniel K Majewski Obituary DETROIT - In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, Oct. 22 Daniel K Majewski, 45, died of a massive heart attack. He had been tending bar at The [...]

Ode to Ian

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Viewpoint Ian Benson was lucky; or at least about as lucky as any teenager realizing that the gender of her body does not match the gender of his soul can be. He had far more [...]

Wright retires from Horizons Project

By | 2018-01-16T04:33:42+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

A pioneer steps down DETROIT - Heroine, friend, healer, confidante, mentor, advocate, teacher, champion, visionary. These are some of the adjectives to describe Dr. Kathryn Wright, an adolescent pediatrician who has devoted the last 15 [...]

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|News|

by Rex Wockner Cambodian prime minister disowns lesbian daughter Speaking at a graduation ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Oct. 30 that he has disowned his adopted daughter because she is [...]

BTL Editorial: We need more heros

By | 2018-01-15T16:02:45+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Next week the LGBT community will commemorate the National Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor the "T" people who have lost their lives. Unfortunately, one more soul was added to that list last week when [...]

And the verdict is: an innocent pleasure

By | 2018-01-16T01:33:03+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Entertainment|

By D. A. Blackburn New York's Roundabout Theatre Company rolled into Detroit last week and sequestered in the Fisher Theatre, delivering a production full of reasonable doubt. Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Men" is, by any [...]

Living two lives

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Laura Laing A novel about conjoined twins who share a body but have two heads could easily become a macabre look at what were once called "human freaks." But Andrew W.M. Beierle's "First Person [...]

Sew Good

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Entertainment|

"Project Runway" had me at: "Her model looked like she was pooing fabric." Yessiree: That's the zinger that robotic-speaking host Heidi Klum unleashed on season-four contestant Elisa's tragic train - a hodgepodge of leftover fabric [...]

Them vs. Her

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Entertainment|

Sara Celina's in recovery. From drugs? Nah. Booze? Hardly. Her issue: Trying to transition from working solo into mind-mingling with three others. "I actually hated doing group projects in elementary school; I hated it! I [...]

Theater Events for the period Nov. 8-17

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: As Bees in Honey Drown A comic satire on the lure of success in contemporary culture. Breathe Art Theatre Project at the Furniture Factory, Detroit. Fri.-Sat., through Nov. 17. $20. 313-831-1939. http://www.breathearttheatre.com Back [...]

Dating Diet: Run, Baby, Run

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Anthony Paull I get it. I understand that after youÕve suffered the wrath of your first, second, or third heartbreak, youÕre sick of the bullshit and want to sit home alone with your lube [...]

Run, Baby, Run

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Anthony Paull I get it. I understand that after you've suffered the wrath of your first, second, or third heartbreak, you're sick of the bullshit and want to sit home alone with your lube [...]

Sew Good

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

"Project Runway" had me at: "Her model looked like she was pooing fabric." Yessiree: That's the zinger that robotic-speaking host Heidi Klum unleashed on season-four contestant Elisa's tragic train - a hodgepodge of leftover fabric [...]

Them vs. Her

By | 2007-11-08T09:00:00+00:00 November 8th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Sara Celina's in recovery. From drugs? Nah. Booze? Hardly. Her issue: Trying to transition from working solo into mind-mingling with three others. "I actually hated doing group projects in elementary school; I hated it! I [...]