Dear Jody

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

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 [...]

Dissecting the Pledge of Allegiance

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

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 [...]

But your are, Blanche!

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

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 [...]

Best-of Film 2007

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

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 [...]

Sea-ing the truth

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

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 [...]

Lansing gets ‘A New Brain’

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

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 [...]

Book Marks

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

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 [...]

“Hobnob, Pisces!”

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

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 [...]

GLAF supports acceptance for all

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

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 [...]

“The Golden Rule”

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

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 [...]

Year in Review: The Gay Agenda in Congress

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

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 [...]

Year in Review: AIDS

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Year in Review: National Transitions

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

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 [...]

Michigan “Firsts” in 2007

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

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 [...]

Come to the ‘Cabaret’

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

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 [...]