Carey Me

So Mariah Carey isn't just that vocally inimitable pop goddess who belts the hell out of "Hero," like she said during a press conference recently. I know that now, and am constantly reminded by some [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

Romeo San Vicente 'Inception,' starring your 2009 gay indie crush Maybe you swooned over Joseph Gordon-Levitt in last year's "(500) Days of Summer" or fell for adorable roller-derbying Ellen Page in "Whip It." Maybe you [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Explore, Cancer!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Jupiter is entering Pisces, where he'll spend the next few months. Usually spending a year in a sign, Jove is pretty zippy right now, so take quick advantage of "the [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Better Than Sex

Across 1 Went down on with gusto 6 Counterfeiters' nemesis 10 Moves the head 14 Whale finder 15 Gore Vidal's "At ___ " 16 Role for Ron Howard 17 Start of a quip about why [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Sweet turnaround for Peggy Beck

By Dan Woog The OutField Stereotypes have long held that there are no gay male athletes - but most female athletes are lesbians. However, ever since "The Front Runner," authors have tackled the theme of [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:56:57-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Making merry at the Hilberry

Just like the character of Arlecchino in its current production, Detroit's Hilberry Theatre is also "The Servant of Two Masters." But while the comical buffoon needs only to satisfy his bosses, Wayne State University's Department [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Stranded at 27,000 feet

By Martin F. Kohn So strong is the physical narrative - storytelling by action, stance and facial expression - in Tim Edward Rhoze's production of Patrick Meyers' mountain-climbing drama "K2" that it hardly requires words. [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Gay couple ‘marries’ in China

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs State media reported Jan. 13 that a gay couple got "married" in a gay bar in Chengdu, China. Zeng Anquan, 45, and Pan Wenjie, 27, tied the knot before [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

HRW: Release Malawi lovers

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Malawi's government should drop all charges against a gay couple who are facing up to 14 years in prison, Human Rights Watch said Jan. 12 in a letter to [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:41:38-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Major Moscow gay club shut down

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Moscow's oldest gay dance club has been indirectly shut down by the city, reported Dec. 31. Club Body & Soul had been targeted by Moscow Northern District Prefect [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:01:16-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Report criticizes PEPFAR program

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Council for Global Equality and the Center for American Progress issued a report Jan. 13 criticizing numerous practices of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , a [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Trans prison to open in Italy

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs About 30 inmates will be moved to a prison near Florence, Italy, that will house only transgender prisoners, local media reported Jan. 12. The facility in the town of [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Building a beautiful COLAGE

FERNDALE - Growing up, Lea Brown wasn't apt to tell people that she was the daughter of a lesbian. "No 13 year old wants their parents to have anything about them that is different," she [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:37:14-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Tightening the red ribbon

by Jessica Carreras Several of Michigan's HIV/AIDS organizations may have a tough 2010. As the Michigan Department of Community Health's HIV/AIDS Prevention and Intervention Section made their announcements in response to requests for funding, several [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:10:24-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves

by Jessica Carreras Brian Kendall is a 20Something - and he's proud of it. The 26-year-old Warren resident was one of the founding members of the Affirmations group, which is looking to help all LGBT [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Liberty and equality for all

by Eric Rader Speak Out Liberty, equality and democracy have been America's guiding lights since the founding of the republic. Unfortunately, the United States has often fallen short of these ideals, and some leaders have [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Michigan Fairness Forum seeks project manager

The Michigan Fairness Forum - formerly the Peninsula Group - has an immediate opening for a part-time, independent contract project manager position. The ideal applicant will have a diverse set of skills to advance and [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:03:02-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Prop. 8 update

by Rex Wockner News Analysis At press time, the trial in the federal lawsuit against Proposition 8 was continuing in U.S. District Court in San Francisco before Judge Vaughn Walker. Famous heterosexual attorneys Ted Olson [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Life, Sweetness, Hate?

The University of Notre Dame's motto is a beautiful message: Life, Sweetness, Hope. But apparently, it doesn't hold true for the South Bend, Ind., college's LGBT students. A recent cartoon run in the school's independent [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:05:53-05:00January 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|

Viewpoint: Just a twitch

by Nancy Squires A few months ago, a historic vote took place in the Lutheran church. The largest Lutheran denomination in the U.S., the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, voted to allow non-celibate gays and [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:47:22-05:00January 21st, 2010|Opinions|