McSteamy eating too many McNuggets?

Billy Masters "At the time, I suspected that Warren might be gay because he was so cute and had so many unusual and intellectual friends. Well, how wrong can you be?" - Jane Fonda talks [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:20:44-05:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

Exile in Gayville

By Anthony Paull The Dating Diet It happened again. Another birthday; another candle blown out. And here I am facing the mirror, wondering when the wrinkles will come, the beauty will fade, and if I'll [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:43:58-05:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

Parting Glances: Cosmo, anyone?

by Charles Aexander As my once-a-year goodwill nod to those of us who, for whatever reason of good sense and impeccable taste, know nothing about the joys of heterosexuality, I offer this PG column. My [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

She/He Said this Week

Compiled By Howard Israel "We respectfully urge Congress to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. Those of us signing this letter have dedicated our lives to defending the rights of our citizens to believe [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

Larry Craig and David Vitter

Creep of the Week All good, God-fearing Americans know the institution of marriage is under attack. Admittedly, it's a little surprising considering that folks against "gay marriage" thought they showed homos good in 2004 when [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

Pride PAC Endorses

Sean Kosofsky All Politics is Loco It's that time of year again - time for Triangle Pride PAC's primary election slate. First, I am supposed to remind you that primary election day is August 5th [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

“Let off steam, Cancer!”

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes A Mars-Saturn conjunction in Virgo makes everyone bitchier; hard aspects from the Sun and Eris don't help! Rein in your inner critic, thank others for sharing, and let it pass! [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:42:07-05:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

Ur So … What?

Madonna was onto something when she publicly gushed - twice! - over pop's new "it" girl, Katy Perry, who had some words for the Michigan-spawned mama: "I would just tell her how cool it is [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

Where She Stands

Missy Higgins doesn't miss the kangaroos much. Ever since leaving homeland Australia for the United States to make her name more well-known here, the openly-bisexual silky-voiced musician could care less about seeing those high-jumping pouched [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

Now Playing

NEW THIS WEEK Hancock Rambunctious John Hancock (Will Smith) has the powers of a superhero, but not the personality, creating so much mayhem fighting crime that he has become a public nuisance. But when he [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

Ranging onto Unfriendly Ice

By Dan Woog The OutField It's summertime, so Kevin Jennings' thoughts turn to...ice hockey. The energetic educator/activist - who steps down next month as executive director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, a [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:33:38-05:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle

Q Puzzle Across 1 What you touch getting to third base? 5 Peter's place 9 Lupone, who won the Best Performance by a Leading Actress Tony for 69-Across 14 Penetrating reed 15 Asian inland sea [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

Saugatuck hosts LGBT family fun

A country-style barbecue, family crafts and pool parties will be just a few ways to celebrate Family Week 2008, which runs from July 12 to July 18 in Saugatuck and Douglas. Also, the six days [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|

The death of pride?

Last weekend I watched 10 people come unraveled as they put on the statewide Pride. It really bothered me that in a state with thousands of LGBT people, only 10 were willing to put forth [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|Opinions|

Latest data on HIV

by Bob Roehr T he good news is that people infected with HIV are living longer, healthier lives; the bad news is that there are more of them, thanks to a rising rate of infection [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|News|

Former Senator Jesse Helms dies

by Bob Roehr An arch nemesis of the gay community in the 1980s and 1990s died on July 4. Former U.S. Senator Jesse Helms (R-NC), was 86. He seved in the Senate from 1973 until [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|News|

The ‘winds of change’

LANSING - "God is separate from our political system," Rev. Kent Lederer told a record 63 gay couples and an estimate crowd of 1,500 people Saturday on the steps of the state capitol. "He/She/It loves [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|News|

The unstoppable Joann Downing

By Jim Larkin FLINT - Joann Downing had just accomplished what many were beginning to doubt could happen - getting a large number of fearful agencies and organizations to commit to the gay-themed Out 'N [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:17:44-05:00July 10th, 2008|News|

The future of Out ‘N About

By Jim Larkin FLINT - Out 'N About may be taking a summer break, but committee members have a full slate of LGBT events this fall and are casting an eye on what its role [...]

By |2008-07-10T09:00:00-04:00July 10th, 2008|News|

Fireworks fiasco

by Jessica Carreras For weeks prior to Michigan Pride, the event was being publicized as the first Pride event in the state with an elaborate fireworks show, slated to be put on by Defying Gravity [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:37:33-05:00July 10th, 2008|News|

Tapping into generosity

by Jessica Carreras Howard Tapper, co-owner of Tapper's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, prides himself on his commitment to both his business and his community. So when he and his brother Steven Tapper found out that [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:06:47-05:00July 10th, 2008|News|

No lie: Big summer laughs at the Network

Summers at Performance Network in recent years have brought area theatergoers a tasty serving of critically-acclaimed hits fresh from Broadway. The fact that each featured storylines and characters that challenged some patrons' comfort zones only [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:37:38-05:00July 10th, 2008|Entertainment|