Is Ryan Seacrest in or out?

Billy Masters "I think if I met the right person. I am just afraid I'll end up with some hustler, fall in love with the rent boy who'll take me for all I'm worth." - [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

Drunk, pregnant – and lesbian?

Dear Jody Q: You are not going to believe my problem. I've never read anything like it in your paper before...or any other paper for that matter. What happened, to make it short, is that [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

Who would Jesus root for?

By Dan Woog The OutField Each year at the NCAA women's basketball Final Four, the scene was the same. Pat Griffin sat at the Women's Sports Foundation's "It Takes a Team" booth, handing out literature [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:14:21-05:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

Parting Glances: I got plenty a nuthin’

Whether you're gay or lesbian, you are "buy-sexual," according to recent Gay Press Reports. You're also part of a "discretionary" spending-clout minority worth about $641 billion. (NOTE: "Indiscretionary" clout items - reasonably intelligent escort services, [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:48:44-05:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

She/He Said

compiled by Howard Israel "As Michigan wages a mostly unsuccessful struggle to retain good jobs and well-educated workers, its policy of excluding gays (or exempting them from rights and privileges enjoyed by other citizens, which [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

GM Hits the Brakes

By Ben Finzel Viewpoint I've written a fair amount about auto marketing to gays and lesbians and offered advice to carmakers for ways to bolster market share in a weakening economy. Several major automakers have [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:26:34-05:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

John McCain

Creep of the Week From the Don't Blink Or You'll Miss It Department: On July 13 John McCain told The New York Times that gays are unfit to be parents. Two days later he told [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Opinions|

Ovaries rock

COMMERCE - If you had the chance to party in the woods with a group of women for three days while being entertained by a diverse line-up of musical talent, would you take it? What [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Entertainment|

Coldplay – Gay?

Hear Me Out Coldplay, "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" "Wanna know how I know you're gay? You like Coldplay." Sure, we can't possibly ignore legions of swooning female fans and "straight" [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Entertainment|

Down-low bros

By Thomas Matich It's Terrance Dean's first time at a gay festival, and he's a bit nervous. But for Motor City Pride, he's made a triumphant return home. Now a New Yorker, the former entertainment [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Entertainment|

“Rely on charm, Scorpio!”

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Harmony between Jupiter in Capricorn and Mars in Virgo helps productivity in any sort of work, but especially tasks requiring attention to detail or critical analysis. Venus is making harder [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:12:19-05:00July 24th, 2008|Uncategorized|


Q Puzzle Across 1 "Go ___ " (film of 69-Across) 5 On the ball 10 Bushy do 14 Sondheim's " ___ the Woods" 15 Where Caesar went to the bank? 16 Seal in the juices, [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Two non-profits give teens a chance to be rock stars

FERNDALE - Affirmations and Common Ground Sanctuary are joining forces to produce the third annual Battle of the Bands, an alcohol, tobacco and other drug-free safe space for metro-Detroit area teens. They are currently accepting [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:18:49-05:00July 24th, 2008|News|

‘Not so different after all’

By Jim Larkin and Krista Bethke DOUGLAS - Living in rural Vicksburg near Kalamazoo, Doug Gould and J.R. Reading often feel isolated from other gay families, so the Rainbow Families Great Lakes annual Family Week [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|News|

Pooch party

by Jessica Carreras Cat lovers, beware. On July 26, Ferndale is going to the dogs. Literally. There, with a host of events and various stores and vendors participating, the first ever Fido Does Ferndale will [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|News|

Attempt to block California vote on marriage fails

by Rex Wockner National News The California Supreme Court denied a petition July 16 to remove from the November ballot the voter initiative to amend the state constitution to re-ban same-sex marriage. Lawyers for Equality [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|News|

Census won’t count married gays

by Rex Wockner National News The U.S. government will not count married gay couples in the 2010 census, the San Jose Mercury News reported July 12. Instead, same-sex couples who accurately report that they are [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|News|

ABC, FX get high marks from GLAAD

by Rex Wockner National News ABC and the FX cable network do the best job of representing gay Americans, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation said July 14. GLAAD's Network Responsibility Index tracks the [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:35:30-05:00July 24th, 2008|News|

McCain doesn’t ‘believe’ in gay adoption

by Rex Wockner National News Republican presidential candidate John McCain told The New York Times that he opposes gay adoption July 13. "I think that we've proven that both parents are important in the success [...]

By |2008-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2008|News|

PEPFAR reauthorized, HIV travel ban lifted

by Bob Roehr The United States international AIDS effort -- the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) -- has been renewed for another five years. Conservatives in the Senate used legislative tactics to try [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:49:20-05:00July 24th, 2008|News|