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Dear Jody

I still miss him A: Unlike some people who say things like, "I never thought I would be writing to you," I always knew that one day I would. My life partner "Damon" of over [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Opinions|

Creep of the Week: Mike Huckabee

It's never too soon for 2008 presidential also-rans to begin running again, and that's just what ultra conservative Republican Mike Huckabee seems to be doing as we speak. On Nov. 18 Huckabee appeared on The [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Opinions|

Standing firm, moving forward

By Rea Carey Last weekend, the nation witnessed an outpouring of emotion and determination from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the wake of both a historic and painful election day. The outcry by [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Opinions|

Wee bit o’blarney!

What do you give a friend's mother who's celebrating her 93rd birthday? A dozen American Beauty roses? A box of Godiva chocolates? Obvious choices. A very special occasion requires a very special gift. I met [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:12:40-05:00November 27th, 2008|Opinions|

Rampit!

by Penny Gardner A penny for her thoughts Last year the organizers of the 2007 Michigan Pride Rally fought hard to provide access for a gifted public speaker to address the rally from the public [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:43:15-05:00November 27th, 2008|Opinions|

S/he said

compiled by Howard Israel "Gay households are hardly immune, and demographic research confirms that GLBT consumers are not more affluent than others. However, we see lesbians once again showing more vulnerability than gay men, and [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Opinions|

Off to Africa

The closet door is opening - but not because Adam Martin's coming out. He's going back in. Leaving behind four years as a prevention specialist with Community AIDS Resource and Education Services in Kalamazoo, where [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Entertainment|

Holy man-trimony

All the beefcake at Bally couldn't appease the unevenness of "Kiss the Bride," a cobwebby love triangle comedy-drama that has more identity issues than its confused characters. Topping them is Ryan (James O' Shea), whose [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:58:35-05:00November 27th, 2008|Entertainment|

New exhibit opens at Paramount Bank

Paramount Gallery's new exhibit, "Object of Desire," will run through Jan. 2 and feature artwork by local high school teachers and students from the metro Detroit area. "Object of Desire" is an open-call multimedia juried [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Entertainment|

Long live Amanda Palmer

By Laura Witkowski Amanda Palmer is a theatrical master of dark and salacious subject matter, a daring original - punk in the truest sense of the word. On stage, Palmer typically sports the perfect mix [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Entertainment|

Madge-ic moments

"Make a hometown girl feel welcome," Madonna urged at her long-time-coming return to Michigan Nov. 18. And, at Detroit's Ford Field, they did. All 30,000 of them. Amidst an undersold sea of girls and gays, [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:28:59-05:00November 27th, 2008|Entertainment|

‘Milk,’ meet Oscar

Gay rights activist Harvey Milk was tragically gunned down in 1978, but his legacy - and his rousing words, "You gotta give 'em hope" - spill into the now. Which is what makes out director [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Entertainment|

Unleash your wit, Cancer!

By Jack Fertig Horoscopes Sun, Mercury, and Mars are all careening into Sagittarius together, boosting energy and humor like the Marx Brothers just crashed your party. Fortunately, this triple conjunction should give you the energy [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:40:09-05:00November 27th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Out of the pocket, and into today

By Dan Woog The OutField Bill Konigsberg's high school years were confusing. He loved baseball, but was attracted to guys. He'd never heard of gay athletes; he thought he was the only one on the [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Uncategorized|

…And the Winner Is…

Q Puzzle Across 1 Start of a song from "South Pacific" 5 Material from Sylvia Beach? 9 Pricks cover them 14 Soon, to Shakespeare 15 Protected, to seamen 16 Up partner 17 Amsterdam's land (abbr.) [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Uncategorized|

The aftermath of Prop. 8

by Jay Kaplan In May 2008, California's Supreme Court held that it is unconstitutional and a violation of equal protection to deny same-sex couples the right to marry in the state. On Nov. 4, in [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|News|

Condom ad raises questions

EAST LANSING -- An advertising insert placed in the Michigan State University student newspaper, The State News Nov. 13, is raising eyebrows among health educators. Durex condoms initiated a national advertising campaign called Durex U [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|News|

Obama appointments hold good news for LGBT community

By Lisa Keen Keen News Service The appointments are rolling out steadily now for the Obama administration. Sometimes, they are actual announced appointments; sometimes, they are leaks about presumably certain appointments. But so far, most [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|News|

MAPP and MAF to merge

by Jessica Carreras In a small gathering of friends and community members at Dino's restaurant in Ferndale, Midwest AIDS Prevention Project's CEO Craig Covey and Michigan AIDS Fund's CEO Dave Coulter announced a historic merger [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|News|

MAPP and MAF to merge

by Jessica Carreras In a small gathering of friends and community members at Dino's restaurant in Ferndale, Midwest AIDS Prevention Project's CEO Craig Covey and Michigan AIDS Fund's CEO Dave Coulter announced a historic merger [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Guides|

National notables talk HIV/AIDS at ACLU Dinner

by Jessica Carreras Though the ACLU of Michigan's annual dinner did not focus on the problems associated with the HIV/AIDS epidemic, two of the night's honored guests, Arcus Foundation Executive Director Urvashi Vaid and entertainer [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:15:30-05:00November 27th, 2008|Guides|

MSU marks World AIDS Day with quilt viewing

In partnership with the Lansing Area AIDS Network and the Olin Health Center, the Michigan State University's Kresge Art Museum and MSU Museum will be displaying part of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt throughout [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:10:58-05:00November 27th, 2008|Guides|

Myth busting HIV

MYTH: "Hey, it's cool if I get it, I just take a pill and it goes away!" FACT: While it is true that HIV has become a "manageable disease" since the mid-90s, the reality is [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Guides|

World AIDS Day Calendar

by Jessica Carreras See the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Hold up a candle. Donate. Pray. Reflect, remember and spread the word about Dec. 1, World AIDS Day. Here's your BTL guide to the week's events. Where [...]

By |2008-11-27T09:00:00-05:00November 27th, 2008|Guides|