Dancing Through Life

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

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, [...]

Re-imagine the future, Aries!

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

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. [...]

From Page to Screen

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

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 [...]

Late night drama stuns at Planet Ant

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

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 [...]

Cross-dressers arrested in Bahrain

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

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 [...]

Iranian transgenders reclassified

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

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. [...]

‘Engaged’ gay couple jailed in Malawi

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

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 [...]

Portuguese same-sex marriage bill passes

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

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 [...]

Serbian gay film festival deemed a ‘success’

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

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 [...]

Between Ourselves

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

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 [...]

Affirmations to host COLAGE kick-off

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

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 [...]

Hope, inspiration and victory

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

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 [...]

Celebrating (HIV) positive lives

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

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 [...]

Creep of the Week: Lisa Miller

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

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 [...]

The Gay Moralist: Rebuking LaBarbera

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

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 [...]

Notre Dame paper advocates LGBT violence

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

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 [...]