Creep of the Week: Bob Allen

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Opinions|

Creep of the Week On the Orlando Sentinel Web page next to the latest story about Bob Allen's restroom sexcapade was the following Data Central headline: "Are rats or roaches infesting your favorite restaurant?" A [...]

Looping with Sister

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Opinions|

Parting Glances My contact with the world of the spiritually disenfranchised (but fashionably so), Sr. Serena Scatterpin, Renegade Sisters of Mary (she claims all gay men are Sister Marys), sent me a mysterious note. She's [...]

Remembering isn’t easy

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Opinions|

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Viewpoint Amongst the many hats I wear, the heaviest is that which I don while chronicling those killed at the hand of anti-transgender violence. It is a responsibility that becomes harder [...]

Billy Masters

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

{ITAL "It will be nice to step into 'Samantha's' skin again, but I'm only doing the film for the money. 'Samantha' is very dear to me and I have such a wonderful time playing her. [...]

Now Playing

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

November 19, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: Fred Claus Fred Claus (Vince Vaughn), Santa's (Paul Giamatti) ne'er-do-well older brother, needs quick cash, so he agrees to take a job at the toy factory during the holiday [...]

Between The Sheets

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Ed Woody Just Add Water Yes, they start off around the pool. Again. But this one boasts a different hook--every scene involves one guy voyeuristically observing a scene in progress and jerking off over [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig "Put work second, Taurus!" Mercury in Scorpio and Venus in Libra offer a seductive mix of charm and insight. While they aspect Saturn in Virgo, you should work with those elements to [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Not ready to leave the closet Q: I am writing to you because I have a problem with the whole gay scene. Let me tell you what I mean. Everyone these days seems to think [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Uncategorized|

"Make Room for Daddy" Across 1 Worship service, for Father Mychal Judge 5 Poet from Prague 10 ___ poet (Ginsberg as a vegetarian)? 14 James VI, e.g. 15 Circuit party, for example 16 On ___ [...]

Letter of clarity:

By | 2018-01-16T04:36:34+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Opinions|

Letter Dear Editor: I wanted to thank you for the wonderful article that you wrote about my retirement. (BTL:November 8, 2007; Vol 15.44). It was delightful and powerful, and expressed my passions and articulated the [...]

AIDS physician, activist Scott Hitt dies

By | 2018-01-15T23:57:37+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

by Bob Roehr AIDS physician and political activist R. Scott Hitt died at the age of 49 on Nov. 8, at his home in West Hollywood. He was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1999 and [...]

Covey elected mayor of Ferndale

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

BY SHARON GITTLEMAN FERNDALE- While some regarded Craig Covey's mayoral victory as headline-worthy, for many the biggest news was the ordinariness surrounding the election of the city's first openly gay mayor this week. Covey won [...]

ENDA passes U.S.House

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

By Lisa Keen In what could be argued was the most important gay vote ever taken in Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 235 to 184 Wednessday night to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act [...]

HRC ENDA poll raises more questions than answers

By | 2018-01-16T16:44:39+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

The Human Rights Campaign released the results of a poll conducted last month that shows 70 percent of the LGBT Americans prefer passing a federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act without inclusion of transgender protections, rather than [...]

International News Briefs

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

by Rex Wockner November 12, Amnesty takes on Lithuania Amnesty International says Lithuania is failing to respect GLBT people's rights to freedom of assembly and expression. On Oct. 24, the City Council in the capital, [...]

Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

FERDDALE- Transgender Detroit Executive Director Michelle Fox-Phillips announced plans for Friday, Nov. 16 activities for the annual Day of Remembrance candlelight vigil. This event is being held at 7 p.m. at Metropolitan Church of Detroit [...]

Gay veterans remembered

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

by Bob Roehr Washington, DC was awash on Veteran's Day with the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. The LGBT community honored their veterans in a small corner of Congressional Cemetery [...]

Record year for winning LGBT candidates

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|News|

Capital Correspondent The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund has helped land a record number of openly gay individuals in elective office during this off-year election cycle. The Fund endorsed 71 candidates of which 31 won [...]

HRC abandons principles on ENDA

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Between The Lines Editorial Nov. 15, 2007 Last week political tacticians at the Human Rights Campaign came to agree with U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act had a chance to pass [...]

Art & Around for the period Nov. 15-24

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

HOLIDAY ARTS FAIRS/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 Ridge [...]

SIDEBAR

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

Upcoming concerts on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's Opus 9 Series feature: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio with Kirsten Johnson, Viola Dec. 15, 2007 The Romeros Jan. 19, 2008 2007-2008 Opus 3 Piano Series: Vladimir Feltsman, Piano [...]

Delectably sweet treat at the Network

By | 2018-01-15T16:21:42+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

If you've ever lived in a small town, you understand all too well that its nosy residents aren't happy unless there's something to gossip or kvetch about. So when a bread-deprived French village welcomes its [...]

Vacation from hell full of dark humor

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

By D. A. Blackburn Playwright Christopher Durang is not Oliver Stone. He IS darkly funny, conscious of societal forces and able to dissect morbid subject matter with laughter. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, [...]

Not all sequels are created equal

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 2007|Entertainment|

Four squeaky-clean boy-band singers killed in a car accident in 1964 were once permitted to return to Earth to perform the concert that would have made them famous. But when the night was over, they [...]

Theater Events for the period Nov. 15-24

By | 2007-11-15T09:00:00+00:00 November 15th, 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 [...]