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Compiled by Howard Israel "Core Asian values can stifle a gay man's ability to live happily. Instead of knitting families together, Confucian values, which heavily stress patriarchy, tear families apart. You're expected to live at [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|Opinions|

Book Marks – 8/27/2009

by Richard Labonte "The Hour Between," by Sebastian Stuart. Alyson Books, 248 pages, $14.95 paper. When nascent queer Arthur McDougal skips classes too often for his parents and the posh Manhattan private school that bores [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:21:06-05:00August 27th, 2009|Entertainment|

Good Baptist Gone Bad

Cameron Marshall is a man of few words, but that's OK: He can probably figure out better things to do with his mouth. The 23-year-old porn star from Dallas, recuperating after a two-day shoot in [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|Entertainment|

Out of Town: Berlin, Germany

by Andrew Collins Holocaust Memorial, Berlin It wouldn't be a stretch to declare that Berlin has evolved into first major gay city of the 21st century - it rivals London, Paris, and New York [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:32:03-05:00August 27th, 2009|Entertainment|

Summer Gay-TV Report Card

By Rohin Guha As we inch toward the finish line for the summer season, it's time to survey the TV landscape. Which soaps fizzled? Which sit-coms crackled? Most importantly, as HBO's Detroit-set "Hung" troops on, [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:39:51-05:00August 27th, 2009|Entertainment|

Argentine govt. agency rules against ‘gay cure’ event

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Argentine Justice Ministry's National Institute Against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism has ruled that a "gay cure" conference in Cordoba engaged in prohibited discrimination by implying that gays are [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:37:58-05:00August 27th, 2009|News|

New arrests for same-sex relations in Senegal

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs There have been new arrests and convictions for same-sex relations in Senegal, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission reported Aug. 20. Two men from the town of [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:34:00-05:00August 27th, 2009|News|

Between Ourselves

by Jessica Carreras Cj Tune served as chairperson of Transgender Michigan for several years. The 31-year-old University Heights, Ohio resident is a transgender activist who runs a Web site documenting his transition from female to [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|News|

Michigan at the march

by Jessica Carreras Plans are in full swing for the Oct. 11 National Equality March on Washington, D.C., and local activists in Michigan are beginning to develop arrangements to take around 100 Michiganders to the [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|News|

Hysteria hits home

by Rudy Serra News Analysis This month, the British journal The Economist (Vol. 392, Number 8643 "America's Unjust Sex Laws") warned that "America's ever stricter approach to sex offenders is doing more harm than good." [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|News|

A chance to be themselves

by Jessica Carreras FERNDALE, Mich. - It was an overcast day and chilly for August, but spirits were sunny and hearts were warm at Transgender Michigan's Pride in the Park picnic on Aug. 22 in [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|News|

Bill Clinton regrets DOMA, DADT

by Rex Wockner Former President Bill Clinton said Aug. 13 that he regrets the way his "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military gay ban was implemented, and that he doesn't "like" the Defense of Marriage Act [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:26:30-05:00August 27th, 2009|News|

GLBT march on Washington, D.C. planned for Oct. 11

by Rex Wockner A grassroots GLBT network called Equality Across America will stage "a massive national day of action" Oct. 11 in Washington, D.C. According to organizers, the National Equality March has been endorsed by [...]

By |2009-08-27T09:00:00-04:00August 27th, 2009|News|

Anchorage mayor vetoes gay rights law

by Rex Wockner National News Briefs Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan on Aug. 17 vetoed a gay rights bill that had passed the Anchorage Assembly (city council) 7-4. "My review shows that there is clearly a [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:57:37-05:00August 27th, 2009|News|

GLBs more likely to seek mental health services

by Bob Roehr Gays and lesbians are twice as likely as heterosexuals to seek help for emotional, mental health, or substance abuse issues, according to a new study from the University of California, Los Angeles. [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:37:03-05:00August 27th, 2009|News|

The price of inaction is steep

Over the past two weeks, Michigan's LGBT community has been shocked to learn of the story of Steven Harmon, the 15-year-old from Portage, Mich. who was beaten up - including a skull fracture - simply [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:58:27-05:00August 27th, 2009|Uncategorized|