Dear Jody

Meet me, already Q: I've been trying my hand at online dating, but I must be doing something wrong. The problem is that twice now I thought that I was connecting with someone, but ended [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Opinions|

S/he said

compiled by Howard Israel "So Dick Cheney has come out in support of gay marriage. If anyone thinks that, at his core, Cheney actually cares about homosexuals and their civil rights or lack thereof ... [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: That’s how I was raised

by John Corvino A recent New York Times Magazine article spotlighted a shocking vestige of our nation's racism: segregated proms. It focused on one school in Georgia's Montgomery County, though the practice is common across [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Opinions|

Creep of the Week: Gary Cass

Surprise, surprise: People who personally know gay folks are more likely to support marriage equality according to a recent Gallup poll. This really isn't news. LGBT advocates have used similar results from similar polls for [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Opinions|

The Dating Diet

By Anthony Paull Sometimes, I think the further we advance in technology as a world culture, the further we regress when it pertains to matters of the heart. Consider the life of our ancestor, the [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Cher and Christina Aguilera get their 'Burlesque' on Not since Bette Davis and Joan Crawford buried the hatchet of their longtime feud and decided to co-star in "What Ever Happened to [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

He, himself … and her?

It takes a lot to be Beyonce. More than frilly thigh-high dresses. More than hip gyrating. More than Jay-Z. It takes Neal Medlyn, a New York performance artist who's staging a by-the-numbers reenactment of the [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

Emile Griffith: Out for the Count

By Dan Woog The OutField In 1962, Emile Griffith killed Benny "Kid" Paret. The occasion was a nationally televised fight, with boxing's welterweight crown at stake. If ever there were a non-gay event, a death [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:32:05-05:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

Team Perry

The Perry Twins' grooves almost contradict the duo themselves. Their dance-floor jams - "Activate Your Body" and "Bad, Bad Boy" - seem as ambiguous as a "Shrek" film; kids might not get the adult undertones, [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

“She’s Got the Beat”

Q Puzzle Across 1 Is unlike Dorian Gray 5 Band of 29-Across 10 Azaria of "The Birdcage" 14 Disney, e.g. 15 Illusory painting genre 16 Teheran's country 17 Feminizing tail 18 Excitement 19 Old Italian [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:54:20-05:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

Meet summer TV’s newest gay icons

By Rohin Guha It's been a tough year for gay icons across the television universe. "Ugly Betty" sloppily washed its hands clean of the most prominent transgender diva to traipse through primetime in TV history [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:47:28-05:00June 11th, 2009|Entertainment|

Give credit, Capricorn!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes The Sun in Gemini sextile to Eris suggests two brilliant wits trying to top each other. Imagine Dorothy Parker vs. Clare Boothe Luce. If you can't be nice, you better [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Gay marriage campaign launched in Portugal

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Movement for Equality in Access to Civil Marriage launched on May 31 in Lisbon, Portugal. More than 1,000 people signed onto the campaign, including politicians, well-known actors, pop [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

IGLHRC receives OAS status

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The U.S.-based International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission said June 1 it has received civil-society status from the Organization of American States. The recognition will enable IGLHRC to [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:33:24-05:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Mayor Luzhkov lashes out at gays

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov has again lashed out at gays, calling them "homos" and calling gay pride parades "demonic." Appearing on a TV program June 2, Luzhkov reportedly said: [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

New Stockholm bishop is a lesbian

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Stockholm diocese of the Church of Sweden elected an open lesbian, the Rev. Eva Brunne, as bishop May 26. Brunne, 55, is in a registered partnership with the [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Supreme Court refuses to hear DADT

By Lisa Keen Not all U.S. Supreme Court rejections are bad news. And when the nation's highest court couldn't find four justices willing to hear the appeal of a gay servicemember challenging the military's "Don't [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Between Ourselves

by Jessica Carreras Monique Goch is 40 years old - with the energy of a teenager drinking too much Red Bull. The Michigan Pride outreach coordinator, head of Suits and the City, Michigan Equality board [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|News|

Michigan Pride makes triumphant comeback

by Jessica Carreras LANSING - Though Michigan Pride was in over $10,000 of debt just last fall, that's not the case anymore. Pride Community Organizer Monique Goch said in the week leading up to the [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:46:46-05:00June 11th, 2009|News|

A Pride-ful day

by Jessica Carreras FERNDALE - On a hot, late spring day, over 50,000 people gathered in downtown Ferndale for one reason: to celebrate Pride. The June 7 event was marked this year by the absence [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:58:33-05:00June 11th, 2009|News|

Church to hold Pride breakfast, service

The Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty will celebrate LGBT Pride Month on Sunday June 14, at its 11 a.m. service. Before the service, the church will hold its annual Rainbow Breakfast. The public is [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|News|

Saginaw Valley holds first-ever Pride Awards

A dynamic evening is planned for the first Saginaw Valley LGBT Pride Awards Banquet on 6 p.m. June 17 at Saginaw's Andersen Enrichment Center. The event will include a social reception with complimentary wine and [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:07:12-05:00June 11th, 2009|News|

Wanted: LGBTs

Everybody Reads When Scott Harris opened Everybody Reads Books and Stuff in 2006, it was a dream come true that was born out of a tragedy. But now that the store has celebrated its third [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:43:17-05:00June 11th, 2009|News|

Take your pride wherever you go

Thought last year's Motor City Pride was big? Well, folks, it got bigger. Downtown Ferndale was a happening place to be on June 7, and if you weren't there, you were probably pretty lonely. It [...]

By |2009-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

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