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Too much junk in the trunk Q: For the last 3 years, my partner "Nan" has made a New Year's resolution to lose weight, but instead she has gained weight every year. In fact, she [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Opinions|

Dissecting the Pledge of Allegiance

by Sean Kosofsky All Politics is Loco This holiday season many of us will be wrapped in the warm thoughts of family, friendship, pretty holiday lights and our most attractive winter outfits. Many of us [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:58:35-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Opinions|

But your are, Blanche!

Parting Glances I spent a quiet New Year's Eve holding hands with Sr. Serena Scatterpin, Renegade Sisters of Mary. As many of my PG readers of all true, red-blooded American faiths know, January 1st is [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Opinions|

Best-of Film 2007

Nothing like knocked-up chicks, a real-life princess, a drag queen and a foodie rat to get someone through 2007. Those zestful personas were the meat and potatoes of a pretty tasty box-office year. Even though [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Entertainment|

Sea-ing the truth

By Peter Galvin Alison Sudol inhabits a vivid imaginary world populated by siren songs and sailors, sightless creatures and fragile fallen eagles, a place where almost lovers and hopeless dreams are bid a melancholy musical [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:28:56-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Entertainment|

Lansing gets ‘A New Brain’

LANSING - Peppermint Creek Theatre Company presents "A New Brain," by the Tony-award winning authors of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." "Brain" is described as an energetic, sardonic, often comical musical about a [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Entertainment|

Book Marks

By Richard Labonte "The Assassination of George W. Bush: A Love Story," by Krandall Kraus. Lulu Press, 332 pages, $17.95 paper. The title is certainly incendiary, and George W. Bush does die, but this fierce [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Uncategorized|

“Hobnob, Pisces!”

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Just as the sun spends a month of every year in each sign, Jupiter, in his 12-year cycle, spends about a full year in each sign. Fresh into Capricorn, he [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:11:53-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Uncategorized|

GLAF supports acceptance for all

By Dan Woog The OutField This fall, Mac Chisaboon fielded an anguished e-mail sent to the Gay & Lesbian Athletics Foundation http://www.glaf.org. As founder of the organization, which promotes the visibility and acceptance of GLBT [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Uncategorized|

“The Golden Rule”

Q Puzzle Across 1 "Spartacus" and others 6 Checks for STDs 11 Wine region of Michelangelo's land 15 Porn director Chi Chi 16 "Veronica's Closet" star 17 Ian McKellen and Elton John 18 Like an [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Uncategorized|

Year in Review: The Gay Agenda in Congress

by Bob Roehr Political expectations were high at the start of 2007. With Democrats in control of both Houses of Congress, after more than a decade under Republican majorities, now was the time to move [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|News|

Year in Review: AIDS

by Bob Roehr The year 2007 was the best of times and the worst of times for HIV/AIDS. The good news - two new classes of drugs for treatment were approved by the FDA and [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|News|

Gays in Iowa, N.H. split going into voting

By Lisa Keen As the first presidential caucus and primary approach, the gay vote in Iowa and New Hampshire is not reliably behind any one candidate. Sure, contributions to Democrats in the nation's gayest zip [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:18:23-05:00January 3rd, 2008|News|

Year in Review: National Transitions

by Bob Roehr Allan Berube: Died Dec. 11, age 61. An independent gay historian who wrote the important book "Coming Out Under Fire," the story of gays and lesbians in the military during World War [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|News|

Michigan “Firsts” in 2007

Last year Michigan's LGBT community passed several significant milestones. As we look back and remember, these nine achievements stand out as the primary reminders of the seventh year of the new millennium. Ruth Ellis Center [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|News|

Come to the ‘Cabaret’

Stagecrafters produces oddly familiar musical Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood ROYAL OAK - The unthinkable is happening. Civil liberties are trampled, private security forces are terrorizing innocent [...]

By |2008-01-03T09:00:00-05:00January 3rd, 2008|Entertainment|