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Dear Jody: Part-time lover

By | 2018-01-16T12:44:53+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

Q: I've been going with "Jean" for two and a half years. I just want to say, right off the bat, that I really love her and I have no doubts about that. And there's [...]

Ice, Ice, Crabby Baby

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Uncategorized|

By Camper English Cocktail Chatter "May I see your ice?" I heard myself asking the airport lounge bartender this, while realizing I sounded like a complete bar snob. (I am, of course, but I prefer [...]

Gritty in ‘Pink’

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Gregg Shapiro Scott Free tackles AIDS and coming out on his very personal LP, 'The Pink Album (A Pop Opera).' Over the course of his first three albums, queer musician Scott Free demonstrated [...]

What a ‘Journey’

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

'It's not even interesting. It has nothing to do with my music, and it's not something that ever really comes up.' - Sharon Isbin, on being a lesbian There she was: Joan Baez in [...]

Shut up and listen, Cancer!

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes With Mercury turning retrograde in Libra we're all prone to say things we'll regret later. The most dangerous word is "yes." Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are further muddying thinking, making [...]

Dueling Divas

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

Across 1 Prefix for Michelangelo's land 6 Single drag queen's title? 10 Pleasured orally 14 Playwright Karel 15 Gay Talese's " ___ the Sons" 16 Scott of "Happy Days" 17 Bar fight 18 Fey feline [...]

‘World of Jewtopia’ at JCC Sept. 12-13

By | 2018-01-16T03:46:41+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

'World of Jewtopia' premieres Sept. 12-13 at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield. WEST BLOOMFIELD - After record-breaking off-Broadway, Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Toronto runs, Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, the creators [...]

Peppermint Creek announces 2009-2010 season

By | 2018-01-16T08:18:47+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

Peppermint Creek is presenting plays that tell stories about issues that matter to you: questions about identity ("Ten Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight"), trying to reconcile and purge our past wrongs ("The Seafarer"), how [...]

Debt collection tops list of consumer complaints

By | 2018-01-16T08:25:10+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Guides|

The National Association of Attorneys General recently announced that debt collection topped the list of consumer complaints to state AG offices during 2008. As more and more American adults lose thier sources of income, many [...]

There’s no place like the Home Show

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Guides|

Home is where the heart is, but it's also an investment and a good deal of work for homeowners. Home projects can take up a lot of time, money and resources, whether it's adding on [...]

Detroit’s other village

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Guides|

Unless you're a longtime east-sider, you might not be familiar with Detroit's East English Village neighborhood. If ever you've the occasion to visit, however, its charm will undoubtedly embrace you quickly. And if you're in [...]

Real(ty) proud

By | 2018-01-16T03:37:19+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Guides|

by Jessica Carreras Richard Harrison of Pride Realty Associates started up his company in June, joining other LGBT realtors in the area who ensure that their community receives fair treatment when purchasing a home. BTL [...]

Viewpoint: Beat the $8K home refund deadline

By | 2018-01-16T15:32:49+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Guides|

by Jeff Hammerberg The clock is ticking toward the expiration date on the special $8,000 new home buyer credit currently offered as part of the government's emergency economic stimulus legislation. Unless the provision is amended [...]

LGBT-friendly Real Estate Agents

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Guides|

Gerry Banister RE/MAX Showcase Homes 912 W. Old Woodward, Birmingham 248-647-3200 http://www.gerrybannister.com Peter C. Cubba Greenstone Investments 2651 Greenstone Drive, Auburn Hills 248-377-2200 Ryan Eashoo RE/MAX Real Estate Team 405 S. State Rd., Davison 810-234-1234 [...]

Belarusian activist slashed with broken beer bottle

By | 2018-01-16T07:21:26+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Belarusian gay activist Maxim Tsarkov was slashed by a gay-basher Aug. 24, according to Web site http://www.pride.by. Tsarkov and three friends said they were first accosted by a group [...]

Gays resist police harassment in Chinese park

By | 2018-01-16T06:15:38+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Some 100 gay men in Guangzhou, China, stood their ground in People's Park on Aug. 25 when police tried to evict them, China Daily said. Activist Ah Qiang said [...]

Anti-gay referendum rejected in Hungary

By | 2018-01-16T04:48:03+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Hungary's National Election Committee on Aug. 31 rejected a proposed voter referendum that, if passed, would have required Parliament to ban "public advertisement of homosexuality." The committee said the [...]

Petition seeks apology to Alan Turing

By | 2018-01-15T17:04:03+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs More than 28,000 people have signed an official petition urging British Prime Minister Gordon Brown "to apologize for the prosecution of Alan Turing that led to his untimely death." [...]

Serbia to see first gay film festival

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Serbia's first gay film festival, "Merlinka," takes place Sept. 11-13 in Belgrade. It is named after the late transgender actress Vjeran Miladinovic ("Merlinka") who starred in Zelimir Zilnik's film [...]

Between Ourselves

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

By Jessica Carreras Deborah Garrett Deborah Garrett is the chair of Greater Macomb Project Vox and helps plan Celebrate Recovery each year, an event which includes a march and rally in support of substance [...]

Making over Michigan

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras Plastic Surgeon Doctor Steven Morris Dr. Steven Morris wants to make people happier with their bodies - and while he's at it, erase the stigma of plastic surgery. The doctor, who [...]

Gay, Pray and Stay OK

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

As churches become more accepting of people in the LGBT community, the need for information to bridge the gap between God and gays has prompted a new discussion series at Affirmations community center in Ferndale [...]

LGBT Caucus releases D.C. march details

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

The Michigan Democratic Party's LGBT Caucus has released more details about the busses they will be sending to the National Equality March in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 11. The event, hosted by Equality Across America, [...]

REC to host two October events

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

Ruth Ellis Center will host two events in October to mark their tenth anniversaty. These events will bookend the induction of Ruth Ellis into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame on Oct. 21. The Michigan [...]

All business

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras Ties Like Me founders Robert Lalicki and Reid Beyerlein with Brian Nelson (center), executive casino host, at the Aug. 19 meeting at the Sound Board at Motor City Casino in Detroit. The [...]

Big changes at Triangle

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

DETROIT - Detroit-based LGBT non-profit the Triangle Foundation announced this week that they have received renewed funding for 2009-2010 by the Victims Crimes Act Grant in the amount of $119,000. They also recently welcomed three [...]

Where we stand

By | 2009-09-10T09:00:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

By Lisa Keen It's show time in Washington, D.C. Time to talk turkey and put some money where the mouth is. Time to put the pedal to the metal and the rubber to the road. [...]

NOM under increasing scrutiny

By | 2018-01-15T21:14:06+00:00 September 10th, 2009|News|

By Lisa Keen The National Organization for Marriage, which formed two years ago to take the lead to oppose equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, is coming under increased scrutiny. Two civil rights groups in [...]

Letter to the Editor: Rudy’s reply

By | 2018-01-15T15:42:43+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Opinions|

It was gratifying to see letters from Ohio, Wisconsin and Florida in reply to my recent column about some irrational aspects of our Sex Offender Registration laws. One writer, however, missed the point. By saying [...]

Anything But Straight: Washington is broken

By | 2018-01-16T11:46:53+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Opinions|

by Wayne Besen By far the biggest and most destructive lie in politics today is when lawmakers say, "I'm not influenced by the money." Anyone who believes this doozie is delusional. The truth is, politicians [...]

Regina Spektacular

By | 2018-01-23T14:36:00+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Pianist Regina Spektor wooed fans with a 90-minute show Tuesday night at Ann ArborÕs Michigan Theater. cut/ Pianist Regina Spektor wooed fans with a 90-minute show Tuesday night at Ann ArborÕs Michigan Theater. ÒItÕs [...]