‘Dove’ Tale

Music is as much a part of Barb Barton as her surroundings on the cover of her sixth album. Nestled in a woodsy area with a guitar slung over her shoulder, the Lansing musician spends [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Taylor Lautner. Photo: Summit Entertainment Bryan Singer in for hot 'X-Men' prequel Of all the movers and shakers in Hollywood, no one likes to keep more projects in development than [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Entertainment|

Man Hunt

Birmingham photographer and student James Carrillo is examining no-strings-attached culture at Cranbrook Academy of Art. A piece from Carrillo's project. James Carrillo is watching himself masturbate. In a photo, anyway - part of a [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Entertainment|

Sharpen your brain, Aquarius!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Sun and Venus lining up in Capricorn should point to ways we can mature more gracefully, and otherwise find value in our experiences to help build a more solid future. [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Entertainment|

Washington Woman

Across 1 Have sex with 5 Golfer's transport 9 Groups that sound like intercourse? 14 Look at a hottie in a bar 15 Dairy case buy 16 "Maurice" director James 17 Fairy-tale monster 18 Kind [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Entertainment|

A new decade for GLBT sports

By Dan Woog The OutField As one decade ends and another begins, The OutField pauses to survey the GLBT sports world. We've come a long way, baby, from the days when the term "gay athlete" [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Entertainment|

Gay couple marries in Argentina

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs A gay male couple legally married in Argentina Dec. 28. Activists Alex Freyre and Jose Maria Di Bello tied the knot at a registry office in Ushuaia, capital of [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

Christmas Eve homosexuality arrests in Senegal

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Twenty-four men were arrested at a house in Saly, Senegal, on Christmas Eve for "homosexual activities," local media said. They were held overnight and may face prosecution. Evidence collected [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:23:24-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves

by Jessica Carreras Ryan Oliver is the youth program coordinator at Affirmations, and is a firm advocate for LGBT rights. Oliver, who currently lives in Highland Park, was also involved in the start-up of GenderSpark, [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

The 2010 push

by Jessica Carreras On Jan. 13, the Michigan Congress is back in session. And with the first meeting of the state House of Representatives and Senate comes the midway point for current bills attempting to [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

MAC needs more members

The Multicultural Advisory Committee of the Affirmations LGBT community center has announced that it is looking to recruit new members. Specifically, the group is looking for individuals with a passion for diversity and inclusion looking [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

The LGBTs of health care

by Eric Radar Speak Out Health care is a gay civil rights issue. With all of the heat that has been generated in the health care debate over the past several months, it is easy [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

WIHAN asks for aid

The Washtenaw Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network has put out a call for financial assistance in continuing its work. WIHAN works throughout the county to provide various types of assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS, including driving, [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:29:29-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

HIV travel ban fully lifted

By Bob Roehr The U.S. HIV travel and immigration ban was officially lifted on Jan. 4, 22 years after first going into effect. South Korea also lifted its HIV ban on the same day, leaving [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

Obama makes first trans appointments

By Lisa Keen Amanda Simpson starts work this week as one of the first presidentially appointed transgender persons to the executive branch of any administration. The honor as the first belongs to Dylan Orr, a [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|News|

Making resolutions we can keep

In our last issue of 2009, Between The Lines took readers on a trip down memory lane through the last decade in Michigan's LGBT community. But the time for reminiscing is over. Now, we have [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Creep of the Week: Karl Rove

How long does a marriage have to last before it's considered "traditional" to Karl Rove? Well, three years if you're talking about his first marriage. Twenty-four if you're talking about his second. Karl "ban gay [...]

By |2010-01-07T09:00:00-05:00January 7th, 2010|Opinions|

S/he said: Karl Rove, Desmond Tutu

Compiled by Howard Israel "Karl Rove is an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage, citing '5,000 years of understanding the institution of marriage' as his justification. He also famously engineered multiple referenda to incorporate a ban [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:30:26-05:00January 7th, 2010|Opinions|