Gay Moralist: Sally Kern’s Free Speech

by John Corvino When Oklahoma State Representative Sally Kern gave her now-infamous homophobic rant before a group of fellow Republicans, she remarked that "The very fact that I'm talking to you like this here today [...]

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Letter From Tucker

To State Representative (Okla.) Sally Kern: On April 19, 1995, in Oklahoma City a terrorist detonated a bomb that killed my mother and 167 others. 19 children died that day. Had I not had the [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Opinions|

She Said

compiled by Howard Israel "Finally, colleges are coming out of the closet and being visible in the recruitment process to seek LGBT students. Even the nations top colleges realize that being LGBT-friendly is not only [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Opinions|

Billy Masters

"Come on there and sing 'Tainted Love.' I think you're fantastic. And I think you're a bold and brave and beautiful young man. And I admire you, Danny Noriega." - Rosie O'Donnell reaches out and [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Entertainment|

Crapper Creations

Robert Nelson is fretting that the dinky bathroom at his mom's modest ranch, where he's been staying since he moved back to Troy five months ago, won't suit our photography needs. He knocks around some [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:18:07-05:00March 20th, 2008|Entertainment|

Now Playing

March 17, 2008 NEW THIS WEEK Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who Realizing that an entire world is contained on what looks like a speck of dust, Horton the elephant (voice of Jim Carrey) risks [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Entertainment|

Child’s Play

Armed with a kiddie electric guitar and an imaginary violin, Patty Larkin and her partner's two kids imagine drowning in the spotlight, moving around the living room in their Cape Cod crib like it's Madison [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Entertainment|

Dear Jody

No public phone sex! Q: First of all, I want you to know that I have a wonderful boyfriend. I'll call him "Timothy." For the most part he is pretty near perfect. The only problem [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Q Scopes

By Jack Fertig "Keep it gentle, Leo!" Mercury and Venus are lining up in Pisces, bringing out mystical, magical dreams, delicious flights of fancy, spiritual insights, and artistic inspirations. Logic takes a back seat to [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Now Playing

March 17, 2008 NEW THIS WEEK Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who Realizing that an entire world is contained on what looks like a speck of dust, Horton the elephant (voice of Jim Carrey) risks [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Uncategorized|

The OutField

By Dan Woog Polo, the Sport of Queens Polo has been called "the sport of kings." It's now also the sport of queens. In Southern California, the Gay Polo League (GPL) is thriving. It doesn't [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle

"St Patrick's Gay" Across 1 Did a muscle Mary's exercise 6 Tendency to get pissed 10 It's for Rimbaud 14 Gay former NFL player Tuaolo 15 Like the end of a bacchanal? 16 Trucker's rod [...]

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Sacrifice for safer schools

RICHLAND- The small public school district of Gull Lake, located in this tiny southwest Michigan township, is once again a mirror reflection of the national debate about the rights of gay and lesbian high school [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:45:58-05:00March 20th, 2008|News|

Iranian fears execution if sent home

by Rex Wockner Mehdi Kazemi fears he'll be executed if the United Kingdom forces him to return to Iran. Kazemi went to London to study in 2005 and Iranian officials later arrested his boyfriend, Parham, [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:33:54-05:00March 20th, 2008|News|

International News

by Rex Wockner ILGA conference canceled The International Lesbian and Gay Association has canceled its 24th World Conference which was to take place in Quebec City, Canada, May 14 to 18. "[A recent site visit] [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|News|

Fighting for change

by Jessica Carreras For LGBT parents, preparation for sending their kids to school comes long before kindergarten. Of course, there are normal considerations, like test scores, extracurricular activities and the staff. But for gays and [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|News|

National News Briefs

by Rex Wockner Lesbian legislator: Straights deserve equal rights Lesbian California state Sen. Carole Migden says straight people deserve equal rights. She has introduced a bill to expand the state's comprehensive domestic-partnership law, which currently [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|News|

Domestic partnership expansion bill signed Into law

WASHINGTON - State of Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire signed into law last Wednesday, a Domestic Partnership Expansion bill that will provide more than 160 new rights and responsibilities to registered domestic partners under state law. [...]

By |2008-03-20T09:00:00-04:00March 20th, 2008|News|

Theater Events for the period March 20-29, 2008

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: As You Like It One of Shakespeare's "marriage" comedies, guest directed by former Stratford Shakespeare Festival director Dean Gabourie. Hilberry Theatre, Detroit. Plays in rotating repertory through April 12. $20-$30. 313-577-2972. http://www.hilberry.com Biloxi [...]

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