Dancing Through Life

Paul Matteson and Asli Bulbul in "Fondly Do We Hope ... Fervently Do We Pray" (Photo: Paul B. Goode). Bill T. Jones will live to see 150. That's what the dancer-turned-director tells himself, [...]

By |2010-01-14T09:00:00-05:00January 14th, 2010|Entertainment|

Re-imagine the future, Aries!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Venus and the Sun align in Capricorn aspecting Uranus in Pisces and Neptune in Aquarius, bringing opportunities to take responsibility in new forms of relationships and to test artistic innovations. [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:40:26-05:00January 14th, 2010|Entertainment|

From Page to Screen

Across 1 You can have them in your pants 5 Composer Ned 10 Refuse hauler 14 Strip a fruit 15 Madonna title role 16 "What fun!" 17 Novel of 34-Down or movie directed by 25-Down [...]

By |2010-01-14T09:00:00-05:00January 14th, 2010|Entertainment|

Late night drama stuns at Planet Ant

While bible-thumpers and "throw-the-book-at-them" jurists may tell you that certain Judeo-Christian and legal pronouncements are immutable, those of us living in the real world understand that life is not all black and white or good [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:08:49-05:00January 14th, 2010|Entertainment|

Cross-dressers arrested in Bahrain

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Gulf News reported Jan. 4 that nine cross-dressers were arrested at a hotel discotheque in Manama, Bahrain, on New Year's Eve and charged with public debauchery. The report said [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:35:58-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Iranian transgenders reclassified

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Iran's military will no longer classify transgender people as "mentally disturbed," said Hasan Mousavi Chelk, who heads the Socially Vulnerable Groups section of the State Agency for National Well-Being. [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:26:26-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

‘Engaged’ gay couple jailed in Malawi

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Two men in Blantyre, Malawi, got engaged to be married in a traditional ceremony Dec. 26, local media reported. Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20, and Steven Monjeza, 26, formalized their relationship [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:08:59-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Portuguese same-sex marriage bill passes

by Rex Wockner Portuguese couple Teresa Pires, right, and Helena Paixao, who lost a same-sex marriage case before Portugal's Constitutional Court last July, celebrate Parliament's Jan. 8 legalization of same-sex marriage. PortugalGay.pt photo International [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:14:15-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Serbian gay film festival deemed a ‘success’

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Serbian LGBT activists say the nation's first International Queer Film Festival, "Merlinka," staged in December in Belgrade, was a "success." Ten films were shown over four days, and a [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:53:25-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves

by Jessica Carreras Knoll Larkin Knoll Larkin is a trans and community activist. The Detroit resident works in the University of Michigan's Bioethics Program as a research technician associate - but hasn't given up [...]

By |2010-01-14T09:00:00-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Affirmations to host COLAGE kick-off

A kick-off party and potluck meal for the new metro Detroit chapter of Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere is set to take place from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 16 at Affirmations LGBT community center in [...]

By |2018-01-15T15:45:12-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Hope, inspiration and victory

by Jessica Carreras Rosie Hayes, center, with Michigan AIDS Coalition Executive Director Helen Hicks and LifeLinks creator Link Wachler at a Jan. 5 MAC breakfast. Wachler presented Hayes with a bracelet donned with charms symbolizing [...]

By |2010-01-14T09:00:00-05:00January 14th, 2010|News|

Celebrating (HIV) positive lives

So often throughout the history of the devastating epidemic, many of the stories we have heard about the impact of HIV/AIDS have centered on death, loss and anger. Not enough funding or treatment or prevention [...]

By |2018-01-15T15:43:48-05:00January 14th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Creep of the Week: Lisa Miller

Miller When Lisa Miller left her partner Janet Jenkins and took their daughter Isabella with her, it was the Christian thing to do. Quite literally, since Miller denounced her former lesbianism and became a [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:34:36-05:00January 14th, 2010|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: Rebuking LaBarbera

by John Corvino The column that follows is about anal sex. Some friends have urged me against writing it, not because readers find frank discussions of anal sex "icky," but because the offending comments' source [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:08:23-05:00January 14th, 2010|Opinions|

Notre Dame paper advocates LGBT violence

by Jessica Carreras SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Jan. 13 issue of Notre Dame's student-run newspaper, The Observer, has more than sports facts and event updates for the South Bend, Ind. school. An oft-controversial cartoon [...]

By |2010-01-14T09:00:00-05:00January 14th, 2010|Uncategorized|