Can LGBT vote still impact election?

By Lisa Keen Keen News Service At a time when momentum and the media seem to favor Barack Obama for winning the Democratic presidential nomination, other indicators suggest the LGBT community's support is still largely [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|Uncategorized|

Dear Jody

Caught him cheating Q: About a month ago I was out at a bar with a group of friends. I saw a guy I know pretty well, "Jim," at the bar and was just about [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|Opinions|

Creep of the Week: Brandon McInerney

Senseless. That's the word everybody throws around when something unspeakably tragic happens, like a 14-year-old boy shooting a classmate in the head in the middle of a crowded classroom because that classmate wore makeup and [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:31:36-05:00February 21st, 2008|Opinions|

Regarding Triangle’s founding

Todd Heywood's recent column about Greg Varnum's departure from the Triangle Foundation refers to Jeffrey Montgomery as the organization's "founding executive director." While Jeff Montgomery provided Triangle with 13 years of leadership, the organization's founders [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:09:05-05:00February 21st, 2008|Opinions|

Parting Glances: No harness in heaven

Divine revelation sometimes happens absurdly. As the Second Century philosopher Tertullian once said of Christianity, "I believe because it's absurd." Such absurdity purportedly happened four years ago last Halloween to Bruce Tarzhay (aka Rev. Bruce [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:22:39-05:00February 21st, 2008|Opinions|

How young is too young?

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith Transmissions When I first started to deal with my own transgender nature, I grabbed what few books I could on the subject, trying to find out what I could, desperately looking [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|Opinions|

Billy Masters

"I think (Amy Winehouse) has a great talent, but I don't agree with the Grammys giving her those nods. I think it sends the wrong message, that even in the midst of her stupor of [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|Entertainment|

Hear Me Out

Battle of the Dirty Divas Mariah Carey "Touch My Body" Visions of love? Riiight! Mariah Carey's edging 40, which can only mean one thing: She wants wiener. Now! Leaving nothing to the imagination on playful [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|Entertainment|

The Enchantress

By Brandon Voss She defied gravity in "Wicked," but now Tony-winning Broadway belter Idina Menzel is defying expectations with her intimate and heartfelt pop album, "I Stand." Still floating from a recent surprise appearance at [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|Entertainment|

Finding that someone. Fast!

We can pretend that we're Sandra Bullock, and one day - just one day - we'll meet someone by saving them from becoming train-track mush. We can keep hoping that we'll find an unrivaled connection [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:28:54-05:00February 21st, 2008|Entertainment|

“Enjoy the present, Scorpio!”

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Sun in Pisces opposing Saturn in Virgo pushes us to look critically at spiritual issues. The perfect answers you want aren't available, but better perspectives and understanding are. Enlightenment is [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:17:11-05:00February 21st, 2008|Uncategorized|

Gay sports groups sprout up on campus

By Dan Woog The OutField It's been over two decades since the winds of queer change swept through college campuses. Across America, universities now sponsor GLBT centers, offer gender studies programs, and pledge never to [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:06:25-05:00February 21st, 2008|Uncategorized|

Notable LGBTQ birthdays: Feb. 15 through Feb. 28

Source: lgbtq.com Feb. 15: English philosopher Jeremy Bentham, 1748; suffragist and feminist leader Susan B. Anthony, 1820; musician and activist Cris Williamson, 1947; dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, 1952 Feb. 16: Actress Katharine Cornell, [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:42:11-05:00February 21st, 2008|Uncategorized|

International News

by Rex Wockner U.N. turns down gay groups The United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations is again opposing and delaying gay groups' requests for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). On Feb. [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Senate officially scolds Craig

by Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, DC- The righteous indignation expressed by many Senators over a toe-tapping incident at a Minneapolis airport last year has culminated in a scolding for Sen. Larry Craig. The Select Committee on [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:19:26-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Forum focuses on LGBT faith

By Sharon Gittleman BIRMINGHAM - What can the gay clergy and their allies do to help bring positive change to their parishioners lives? A great deal, if Rev. Mike Schuenemeyer has his way. Schuenemeyer was [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:23:44-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Moving audiences: EncoreMichigan.com

EncoreMichigan.com is now online!Yes, the state's most comprehensive, up-to-date and easy-to-use resource for professional theater news and information is now available totally free of charge 24-hours a day. Our goal, plain and simple, is to [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:00:40-05:00February 21st, 2008|Entertainment|

Theater Events for the period Feb. 21-March 1, 2008

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: A Man of No Importance The Oscar Wilde classic gets a modern-day update by writer/director Mike McGettigan. Fevered Egos Entertainment at Planet Ant Theatre, Hamtramck. Thu.-Sun., Feb. 22-March 15. $15. 313-365-4948. http://www.planetant.com Almost, [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:34:55-05:00February 21st, 2008|Entertainment|

California Supremes to hear marriage case

by Rex Wockner The California same-sex marriage case will be heard by the state Supreme Court on March 4. The justices will then have 90 days to issue their ruling. The case is a consolidation [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Hillary: I do talk about gays

by Rex Wockner Hillary Clinton has questioned the widespread notion that Barack Obama talks about gay issues in front of non-gay crowds more than she does. "I find it ironic, since Sen. Obama had his [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:53:59-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Rove says he doesn’t know if stepdad was gay

by Rex Wockner Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove told high-school students in Connecticut Feb. 11 that he doesn't know if his late stepfather, Louis Rove, was gay. Citing published accounts, a [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Cuban culture minister supports same-sex marriage

by Rex Wockner Cuba's culture minister, Abel Prieto, has come out in support of same-sex marriage, the Miami Herald reported Feb. 6. "I think that marriage between lesbians, between homosexuals can be perfectly approved and [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Israel OKs gay adoption

by Rex Wockner Israel's Justice Ministry announced Feb. 10 that same-sex couples can adopt children. "When it is for the good of the adopted child, it is possible to agree to requests from same-sex couples [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Romania considers same-sex marriage ban

by Rex Wockner Romania's parliament is considering defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Current law defines it as "between spouses." A bill passed unanimously Feb. 4 by the Senate Judiciary Committee would [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

Swedish court: Lesbians can buy puppies

by Rex Wockner Lesbians must be allowed to buy dogs, a Stockholm appeals court affirmed Feb. 11. A kennel owner in the Stockholm suburb of Vaermdoe, Anette Sjoeholm, had refused to sell a puppy to [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|

U.N. turns down gay groups

by Rex Wockner The United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations is again opposing and delaying gay groups' requests for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). On Feb. 11, the committee recommended denial [...]

By |2008-02-21T09:00:00-05:00February 21st, 2008|News|