Can LGBT vote still impact election?

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

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 [...]

Dear Jody

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

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 [...]

Creep of the Week: Brandon McInerney

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

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 [...]

Regarding Triangle’s founding

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

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 [...]

Parting Glances: No harness in heaven

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

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 [...]

How young is too young?

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

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 [...]

Billy Masters

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

"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 [...]

Hear Me Out

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

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 [...]

The Enchantress

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

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 [...]

Finding that someone. Fast!

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

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 [...]

“Enjoy the present, Scorpio!”

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

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 [...]

Gay sports groups sprout up on campus

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

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 [...]

Notable LGBTQ birthdays: Feb. 15 through Feb. 28

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

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, [...]

International News

By | 2008-02-21T09:00:00+00:00 February 21st, 2008|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. [...]

Senate officially scolds Craig

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

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 [...]

Forum focuses on LGBT faith

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

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 [...]

Moving audiences: EncoreMichigan.com

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

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 [...]

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

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

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, [...]

California Supremes to hear marriage case

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

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 [...]

Hillary: I do talk about gays

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

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 [...]

Rove says he doesn’t know if stepdad was gay

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

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 [...]

Cuban culture minister supports same-sex marriage

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

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 [...]

Israel OKs gay adoption

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

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 [...]

Romania considers same-sex marriage ban

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

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 [...]

Swedish court: Lesbians can buy puppies

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

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 [...]

U.N. turns down gay groups

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

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 [...]