Dear Jody: Dating interrogation

By | 2018-01-15T16:41:27+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

Q: I have read about problems people have had on sites for meeting people, but I haven't heard of this one yet. Here goes: I've been communicating with a woman on a match-type site (I [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Hudson Jennifer Hudson to star as 'Winnie' No, not "The Pooh." The beloved, Oscar-winning "Dreamgirls" song-stomper Jennifer Hudson is going to play Winnie Mandela, wife of Nelson, in a new [...]

Queer ‘Year’

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

Performance artist Krystine at Motor City Pride. Three-hundred and 65 photos, and the only one Wayne State Press - the publisher of John Sobczak's "A Motor City Year," a snapshot look-see into Detroit life [...]

“Seize new ideas, Cancer!”

By | 2018-01-15T20:13:07+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Mercury entering Capricorn focuses minds to constructive action, but at this ingress he conjoins Pluto and squares Saturn, so be careful not to obsess. The Sun is trine Mars, favoring [...]

Right, Reverend!

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Entertainment|

Across 1 Get straight 6 "Hedwig and the Angry ___ " 10 Stuff stuffed in G-strings 14 Get down on your knees in front of 15 Singer Amos 16 Golden rule word 17 Piano adjuster [...]

Australian Capital Territory sees civil-union battle

By | 2018-01-16T07:07:18+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Some gay activists in the Australian Capital Territory have rejected proposed amendments to the ACT civil partnership laws. Territory Attorney-General Simon Corbell reportedly struck a deal with the federal [...]

Government opens gay bar in China

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Officials in Dali Prefecture in China's Yunnan Province have opened a gay bar in hopes of reducing stigma against gay men and thereby slowing the spread of HIV. The [...]

EU treaty is first to ban discrimination against gays

By | 2018-01-16T15:25:39+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The European Union's Treaty of Lisbon, which came into force Dec. 1, incorporates the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, the only international governmental document that bans discrimination based on [...]

Sweden changes ban on gay blood donors

By | 2018-01-16T04:09:57+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Sweden will end its blanket ban on blood donation by gay men on March 1, the National Board of Health and Welfare said Dec. 1. Under the new rules, [...]

Opening quilts, opening hearts

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

Lisa, Joe and Janita Gaulezetti honored their mother at the Affirmations AIDS quilt opening on Dec. 4. Shirley Gaulzetti passed away from an AIDS-related illness in 1995. BTL photo by Crystal Proxmire FERNDALE - [...]

Appreciating Avedon

By | 2018-01-16T08:10:23+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras Listen up, Michigan: This may be the last chance you have to see the work of local artist Barry Avedon. The Ann Arbor resident and openly gay professor of art at Eastern [...]

Between Ourselves

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras Maxwell Cameron, second from left. Maxwell Cameron is a 22-year-old activist working with the National AIDS Fund's Detroit AmeriCorps team. A resident of Royal Oak, he hopes to make an impact [...]

Queer the Census

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras In March of 2010, millions of people will open up their mail and find their 2010 census. Extrapolating from 2000 census data, at least 600,000 of these households will include a same-sex [...]

They’re coming out!

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

LGBT Michigan loves to be heard. But activism aside, many are choosing to use their voices to sing in local LGBT and allied choirs. Out Loud Chorus, a men's and women's mixed choir, is based [...]

Marriage bill dies in N.Y. Senate

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

By Lisa Keen Following one of the most dramatic and emotional discourses thus far in the gay marriage debate, the New York Senate voted 24 to 38 Dec. 2 to reject a bill guaranteeing equal [...]

World AIDS Day at the White House

By | 2009-12-10T09:00:00+00:00 December 10th, 2009|News|

by Bob Roehr The Obama administration rolled out some of its biggest guns for World AIDS Day, but as has been the case before, it did not include the President himself or the Vice President. [...]

Creep of the Week: Harry Jackson

By | 2018-01-23T03:22:20+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Opinions|

If Washington, D.C. starts letting gays and lesbians get married, then we as a nation are doomed. Even more specifically, the National Cathedral is doomed. In fact, true Christians ought to set fire to it [...]

Viewpoint: What is peace to you?

By | 2018-01-16T01:39:34+00:00 December 10th, 2009|Opinions|

By Rev. Deb Dysert This was a question that our pastor posed this last Sunday as we gathered for worship on this second Sunday of Advent. Advent is the season where we prepare our hearts [...]