The Dating Diet

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Opinions|

By Anthony Paull Please take custody of my furry, four-legged child. I'm an awful parent. For years, I've been trying to convince the world my dog is gay, and I must be stopped. It's neither [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Opinions|

Pee-pee problems Q: I don't know how to put this delicately so as not to offend your sensibilities. But here goes, I hate the way my penis looks. I know you might not think this [...]

All Politics is Loco: My scar

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Opinions|

by Sean Kosofsky I have always prided myself in the fact that I rarely get sick. I have never broken a bone, I don't recall every getting the flu and overall I rarely am under [...]

Obama is best on gay rights

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Opinions|

by Chris Crain Viewpoint After more than a year of campaigning in the most wide-open primaries in decades, it's finally time for voters to pick a president. On the Democratic side, the three hopefuls with [...]

Art & Around for the period Jan. 10-19, 2008

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Events include: "Behind the Scenes: Staff Life Tour" (Jan. 18; $10, reservations required). General admission: $8. Open Tue.-Sun. Grosse Pointe Shores: 313-884-4222. http://www.fordhouse.org ART, HISTORICAL & SCIENCE MUSEUMS: [...]

Local photographer to exhibit work at Affirmations

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

Metro Detroit artist/photographer Kay Young's color-illuminated photographs (including the one above, "Cranbrook 10/7") will be on exhibit along with paintings by performance artist Patrick Burton through Feb. 1 at the Affirmations Center Art Gallery in [...]

Not walkin’ away

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

By Jessica Carreras Ann Doyle won't deny it: She loves Michigan. Just don't get her started on Los Angeles. "Nothing is real in L.A.," she gripes. "Not even the trees." While many people leave the [...]

Forever changed

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

By Cornelius A. Fortune As cautionary tales go, the documentary "Ballot Measure 9," might well be a time capsule more relevant today than it was in 1995. The events depicted in the film echo Michigan's [...]

Nightnotes trio comes to Birmingham

By | 2018-01-16T13:43:19+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

Three is never a crowd when a trio of stellar musicians gets together for an evening of performances. Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings' popular Nightnotes series continues on Jan. 11 with "Trios and More," a [...]

The Dating Diet

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

By Anthony Paull Please take custody of my furry, four-legged child. I'm an awful parent. For years, I've been trying to convince the world my dog is gay, and I must be stopped. It's neither [...]

Best beats of ’07

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

Hear Me Out I have a headache. You see, from the umpteen CDs my ears have digested this year, I could only pick 10 that were super-duper sonic successes. T-E-N. That's like selecting the top-10 [...]

Now Playing

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

NEW THIS WEEK: The Bucket List When health-care profiteer Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) finds himself diagnosed with terminal cancer and sharing a hospital room with a fellow cancer patient, mechanic Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman), the [...]

Funny farm

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

Something shocking happened near the end of our gabfest with Paula Poundstone: Her phone rang. Wow - right? Had you heard the ringtone, you would've thought so. You see, the quick-witted comedian, who's performing on [...]

Theater Events for the period Jan. 10-19, 2008

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: African Footprint The history of South Africa is presented through a breathtaking blend of Afro- and Euro-centric music and dance. Detroit Opera House, Detroit. Sat.-Sun., Jan. 19-20. $15-$75. 313-237-7464. http://www.michiganopera.org As You Like [...]

Billy Masters

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|

"I'm very honoured to have the tag of gay icon. Maybe it's things like I like to look after myself, I like to look smart and presentable most of the time" - David Beckham thinks [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig The Sun aspecting Neptune and Eris makes us question our place vis-a-vis others, creating confrontations between the real and the ideal. In the gap, you could find discouragement or opportunities to improve [...]

The OutField

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|

By Dan Woog {ITAL "We come from old Virginia Where all is bright and gay. Let's all join hands and give a yell For dear old UVA!"} As a college fight song, that's not exactly [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Across 1 "Mamma Mia!" band 5 " ___ Room" 10 Opera solos 14 Men on top, perhaps 15 "The L Word" creator Chaiken 16 Hoofbeat of a stallion 17 1976 Jodie Foster film 19 Bone [...]

Creating Change Conference weekly highlight

By | 2018-01-15T19:42:52+00:00 January 17th, 2008|News|

Nuestro Futuro: Caucus for LGBT Latinas/os to gather at national conference on heels of Super Tuesday DETROIT - Everyone knows that Latinas/os comprise the largest minority group and a fast-growing voting constituency in the U.S. [...]

International News

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|News|

by Rex Wockner Large anti-gay rally in Madrid Tens of thousands of Catholics rallied in Madrid's Plaza de Colon Dec. 30 in support of the "traditional" family and against same-sex marriage and easier divorce. Cardinal [...]

Perceptions Saginaw Valley offers scholarship

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|News|

filed by Tana Michaels Perceptions Saginaw Valley, a non-profit LGBT organization that serves Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and surrounding areas, in cooperation with the Saginaw Community Foundation, has established a $500 scholarship that will be [...]

Republicans stumped on gay issues

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|News|

By Lisa Keen Media Analysis One of the interesting surprises of the current presidential campaign has been the degree to which gay-related issues have been used to beat up on Republican candidates, not Democratic ones. [...]

Safe Schools

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|News|

By Shaun Hittle Earlier this year, students in various Canadian high schools showed up to school wearing pink shirts, dresses and other accessories in a show of support for a gay student who was harassed [...]

Storms makes waves at UM-Flint

By | 2018-01-15T21:20:59+00:00 January 17th, 2008|News|

By Tana Michaels FLINT - Greg S. Storms knows the importance of having a safe place to go to be accepted. Storms was hired in August of 2006 to be the program manager for the [...]

Helping youth in a big way

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|

It's been said time and again: "Children are our future." Apparently, someone forgot to mention that LGBT youth aren't part of that equation. Fighting for help for LGBT teens and young adults is a constant [...]

Art & Around for the period Jan. 10-19, 2008

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Events include: "Behind the Scenes: Staff Life Tour" (Jan. 18; $10, reservations required). General admission: $8. Open Tue.-Sun. Grosse Pointe Shores: 313-884-4222. http://www.fordhouse.org ART, HISTORICAL & SCIENCE MUSEUMS: [...]

2007: A year of excellence – and surprise

By | 2018-01-16T17:15:17+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

Although 2007 was a dark and stormy year for Michigan's shell-shocked economy, the state's struggling professional theater community achieved what our politicians could not: With fluctuating ticket sales and often-significant funding decreases, theater executives across [...]

Theater Events for the period Jan. 10-19, 2008

By | 2008-01-17T09:00:00+00:00 January 17th, 2008|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: African Footprint The history of South Africa is presented through a breathtaking blend of Afro- and Euro-centric music and dance. Detroit Opera House, Detroit. Sat.-Sun., Jan. 19-20. $15-$75. 313-237-7464. http://www.michiganopera.org As You Like [...]