‘Dove’ Tale

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

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 [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

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

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 [...]

Man Hunt

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

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 [...]

Sharpen your brain, Aquarius!

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

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. [...]

Washington Woman

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

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 [...]

A new decade for GLBT sports

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

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" [...]

Gay couple marries in Argentina

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

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 [...]

Christmas Eve homosexuality arrests in Senegal

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

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 [...]

Between Ourselves

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

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, [...]

The 2010 push

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

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 [...]

MAC needs more members

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

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 [...]

The LGBTs of health care

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

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 [...]

WIHAN asks for aid

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

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, [...]

HIV travel ban fully lifted

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

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 [...]

Obama makes first trans appointments

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

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 [...]

Making resolutions we can keep

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

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 [...]

Creep of the Week: Karl Rove

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

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 [...]

Parting Glances: Pete’s, Jon & the JWs

By | 2018-01-16T11:56:36+00:00 January 7th, 2010|Opinions|

As 2009 frantically ticks itself into soap opera eternity - good riddance, Butch! - I'm having a pleasant wind-down dinner with artist Jon Strand at Pete's Place, Ferndale. Well-known restauranteur Peter Mel's popular spot is [...]

S/he said: Karl Rove, Desmond Tutu

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

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 [...]