Dear Jody

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Opinions|

Q: I hope you don't think that I'm a bad person but I need help on what to do. My situation is that my sailor boy "Charles" is coming home for Christmas. You would think [...]

Creep of the Week: Georgia Fuller

By | 2018-01-15T20:30:08+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Opinions|

Pop Quiz: What do you call it when a transgender candidate wins a City Council election in Riverdale, Georgia? Answer: Fraud. At least that is what you call it if you're the losing candidate. Georgia [...]

What is leadership?

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Opinions|

by Sean Kosofsky All Politics is Loco In the past year I have done a lot of soul searching in the hopes that I can be a better man, better partner and better advocate. I [...]

How’s it hangin’ DIA?

By | 2018-01-16T10:46:35+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Opinions|

Parting Glances I received an e-mail invite for a gathering of artists during the 32-hour, free-to-the-public opening of the new, $158 million handsomely renovated Detroit Institute of Arts. 9:30 p.m. Black Friday after Thanksgiving in [...]

She/He Said November 29

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel "It looks like a Washington DC-based blog called BigHeadDC is making claim that there was (or, is) a working relationship between myself and Senator Trent Lott. There are falsely pieced-together quotes [...]

Coming out and the

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Opinions|

by Kate Kendell Viewpoint In a recent interview, I was asked when I first "came out." For those of us of a certain age, in my case 47, coming out meant transformation, liberation, and living [...]

Billy Masters

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Entertainment|

"I'm not gay, but that rumor can't be killed. I'd like to have a girlfriend and a family. But I haven't met the right one yet. Until then, I'm focusing on my job." - Wentworth [...]

‘Tis the season to be Crumpet

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Entertainment|

If you're allergic to shopping malls, excessive commercialism or even camels, Who Wants Cake? has the perfect solution to restore a smile to your overburdened holidays. "The SantaLand Diaries" and "Season's Greetings" from award-winning humorist [...]

‘Family’ friend

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Brandon Voss Nearly a dozen years after LeAnn Rimes burst onto the music scene with the mega-hit "Blue" at the age of 13, the all-grown-up "little girl with the big voice" bares her soul [...]

Now Playing

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Entertainment|

NEW THIS WEEK: August Rush August Rush (Freddie Highmore) is a young boy separated at birth from his parents (Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and living in an Oliver Twist-like situation with other street children. [...]

“Study Urdu, Aries!”

By | 2018-01-16T12:35:37+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Jupiter aligns with Pluto in Sagittarius, making an explosive combination of luck, eroticism, and transformation. Venus in Libra, brings charm, grace, and style into the mix, setting an optimal time [...]

GLAAD to tackle sports

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Dan Woog The OutField The U.S. sports industry is twice as big as the American automobile industry, and 10 times larger than the movie industry. Clearly, size matters. Those figures come from Ted Rybka, [...]

QPuzzle

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle Across 1 Nuts 5 Loafer bottoms 10 Spice for your pickle 14 Barbra's "Funny Girl" guy 15 City in the Osmonds' home state 16 Protected, to seamen 17 "Eli's Coming" songwriter Laura 18 [...]

World AIDS Day dinner and services

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

FERNDALE - Ferndale will host a dinner and an ecumenical service being held in two churches that sit next to each other on Woodward Ave. as part of World AIDS Day activities this Saturday. Ferndale [...]

Michigan World AIDS Day Activities

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

ANN ARBOR: All day Dec. 7: Dine Out Ann Arbor, over 100 restaurants donate to MAPP all day. Contact Craig Covey, Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, (248) 545-1435 DEARBORN: STITCHES Doll Project and the Artistic Stories [...]

AIDS and the challenge of good news

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

AIDS has ravaged the gay community for over 26 years, and we have learned a great deal about how to survive this insidious killer. Our AIDS organizations have preached safer sex practices, and our scientists [...]

‘The Lion Sings Tonight’ to benefit APM

By | 2018-01-16T02:01:15+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Entertainment|

AIDS Partnership Michigan, a leading multi-service HIV/AIDS organization serving southeast Michigan, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the nation's leading industry-based, AIDS fundraising and grant making organization, will be recipients of the fundraising benefit "The Lion [...]

Theater Events for the period Nov. 29-Dec. 8

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Back of the Throat A chilling tale that explores the tools our government uses to interrogate suspects. UDM Theatre Company at Marygrove College Theatre, Detroit. Fri.-Sun., through Dec. 2. $15. 313-993-3270. http://theatre.udmercy.edu/ The [...]

Global AIDS estimates revised downward

By | 2018-01-16T05:47:45+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Guides|

by Bob Roehr Estimates of the number of people living with HIV throughout the world have been lowered from roughly 40 million to 33 million, according to figures released by UNAIDS in their annual report [...]

Michigan World AIDS Day Activities

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Guides|

ANN ARBOR: All day Dec. 7: Dine Out Ann Arbor, over 100 restaurants donate to MAPP all day. Contact Craig Covey, Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, (248) 545-1435 DEARBORN: STITCHES Doll Project and the Artistic Stories [...]

Condom Art Show in Kalamazoo this weekend

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Guides|

by Shaun Hittle Throughout the years, creative people have surely managed to find interesting uses for the sexual protection device commonly known as the condom. But does the condom have a place in our society [...]

A jewel of a contribution

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Guides|

by Jessica Carerras This Saturday, Dec. 1, Tapper's Diamonds & Fine Jewelry will celebrate both their 30th anniversary, and the world-wide fight against AIDS. Coinciding with World AIDS Day, Tapper's will present their Precious Lives, [...]

World AIDS Day dinner and services

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Guides|

FERNDALE - Ferndale will host a dinner and an ecumenical service being held in two churches that sit next to each other on Woodward Ave. as part of World AIDS Day activities this Saturday. Ferndale [...]

How’s your LGBTPCIQ?

By | 2018-01-16T01:25:41+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

By Lisa Keen How's your LGBT political consumer IQ? Take a look at these competitors and pick which of each pair is the more LGBT friendly: Lipton Tea or Celestial Seasonings? Barnes & Noble or [...]

Homophobia: The cost to gay men’s health

By | 2018-01-15T17:57:54+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Bob Roehr Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researcher Richard J. Wolitski, speaking before a packed session on LGBT health at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), in Washington, [...]

Lott to leave Senate

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Bob Roehr Senator Trent Lott (R-Mississippi) shocked Capitol Hill with an announcement on November 26 that he will step down by the end of the session. The minority whip, and former majority leader, is [...]

International News

By | 2007-11-29T09:00:00+00:00 November 29th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Rex Wockner Nicaraguan sodomy ban disappears Nicaragua's sodomy ban is history. A rewrite of the nation's Penal Code, which takes effect in March, simply left the ban out. "We are not wanting to moralize," [...]