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Dear Jody: Some SAD advice

Q: A couple of weeks ago, someone wrote in about trying to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder while still having a sex life. I don't know if this would work for her, but I bought [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Zooey Deschanel is 'With The Band' Everyone loves warm, fuzzy nostalgia. If they didn't, "Hair" wouldn't be back on Broadway, "Hot Tub Time Machine" wouldn't be the most buzzed-about upcoming movie [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Entertainment|

Don’t be bashful, Leo!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes As the Sun aligns with Jupiter in Pisces, spiritual/psychological insights abound, and intuitive flashes can bring excellent luck. In Aquarius, Mercury is aligning with Neptune and Chiron, bringing some of [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:33:29-05:00February 25th, 2010|Entertainment|

It’s Not Just You

Talk about pressure. When Nicholas Downs nabbed the role of the charming, gay hopeless romantic in "Is It Just Me?," the director told him, half-jokingly, "I don't want to freak you out, but just so [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Entertainment|

Y Not

Across 1 Britten's bit of tea 5 "Dallas" family name 10 The Queen Elizabeth, for one 14 Cod, for example 15 Joan of Arc's "hardwear" 16 First name in Czech tennis 17 Serious sign 18 [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Entertainment|

Dogs need friends, too

Dogs are pack animals, which means they like to be socialized with other dogs. They enjoy playing with each other, snuggling (sometimes) and going through the tests that determine just who is the real "top [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Guides|

In the doghouse

by Jessica Carreras Heather Mehi is recalling the infamous July 2009 Chihuahua rescue, and the memories are almost too much to handle. The smell permeating from the Dearborn home with boarded-up windows and a strangely [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Guides|

Dog shows come to Cobo

DETROIT - The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows March 6-7 at Cobo Center in Detroit offer fun for the whole family. The two-day celebration of dogs, presented by Purina, allows visitors up-close and personal time [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Guides|

Pride Source is ‘going to the dogs’

LIVONIA - Fetchfinders is a new online and print "Yellow Pages" with everything you could ever want or need for your pet - or pets. Whether you have cats, dogs, birds, iguanas, alpacas, fish, reptiles, [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Guides|

Anglicans OK gay pensions

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The General Synod of the Church of England voted Feb. 11 to give pensions to the same-sex widows and widowers of clergy members. Speakers at the synod session said [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:09:19-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Costa Rica may see same-sex-marriage referendum

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Ten Costa Ricans have turned in more than 130,000 signatures of registered voters requesting a popular referendum on a bill introduced in the Legislative Assembly to legalize same-sex marriage. [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:10:06-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Latin American LGBTs protest on Valentine’s Day

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs LGBT people in several Latin American nations staged public actions on Valentine's Day. In Peru, members of the Lima LGBTI Student Bloc held a kiss-in outside the Plaza San [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:26:39-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Sydney Mardi Gras bans Tasmanian gay vacation material

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Officials of Sydney's LGBT Mardi Gras extravaganza banned Tourism Tasmania from Mardi Gras' Fair Day because it planned to promote Tasmania as a gay-friendly holiday destination. Tasmanian Gay and [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:23:06-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Ugandan president feels the heat

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is feeling the heat over a bill pending in the nation's Parliament that would jail gays for life and punish some with the death penalty. [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:51:34-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

‘They’re my children, too’

by Jessica Carreras Renee Harmon of Trenton has one wish this year: to be with her three children again. As more and more same-sex couples are willing and able to have and adopt children, custody [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Big Read spreads literacy in Ferndale

A city-wide literacy initiative will connect readers throughout Ferndale for the month of March as The Big Read showcases "The Maltese Falcon," a 1930s detective novel by Dashiell Hammett featuring a tough and clever detective [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:55:13-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Covey considers commission seat

FERNDALE - Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey is "strongly considering" running for a seat on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, and is expected to make an official announcement within the next two weeks. Covey said [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:32:09-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves: Tih Penfil

by Jessica Carreras Tih Penfil has been volunteering for LGBT efforts in Michigan for over two decades. She is a registered art therapist, puppeteer and helps out with Motor City Pride every year. 1) You're [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:09:37-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Go Mongo, raise cash for Ruth Ellis

The Ruth Ellis Center will be hosting a fundraiser at BD's Mongolian Grill in Royal Oak at 6:30 p.m. March 9. The restaurant is located at 430 S. Main. The evening will feature guest grillers, [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:57:26-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

HTJ holds first 2010 meeting

The Black Pride Society, which hosts the annual black LGBT Hotter Than July week of events every summer in Detroit, has announced its first meeting of the year. The meeting will be held at and [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:07:16-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Mombian: Prop. 8 and Playdates

By Dana Rudolph I agree with Robin Wirthlin. The Massachusetts Mormon mother and I might not seem to have a lot in common. She and her husband were featured in a 2008 video for California's [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:39:23-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

MSU GLBT groups announce 2010 scholarships

The Michigan State University GLBT Alumni Association, GLBT Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Association and the LBGT Resource Center announced applications and giving opportunities for 2010 student scholarships this month. Three scholarship opportunities are available [...]

By |2018-01-23T14:48:24-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Lieberman to introduce DADTE repeal bill

On Feb. 22, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) announced that he would soon be introducing a bill in the U.S. Senate to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The 1996 law has since prohibited LGBT servicemembers from [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:45:11-05:00February 25th, 2010|News|

Creep of the Week: Ryan Sorba

You know you're a creep when you get booed off the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference for being too anti-gay. But that's exactly what happened to Ryan Sorba, a member of California Young [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Opinions|

Parting Glances: Tossyoursalad.com

If there's any Web site that can attest to the versatility and ingenuity of the unfettered human spirit when it comes to creative sexpression it's http://www.x-tuber.com. It's free! If you're a bit lacto. In possession [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:45:46-05:00February 25th, 2010|Opinions|

S/he said: Haiti, Olympics and Maddow

Compiled by Howard Israel "Only when it comes to the equal treatment of gays and lesbians does our country see fit to dole out rights to an oppressed minority by asking permission of the oppressing [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:41:02-05:00February 25th, 2010|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: What marriage is

by John Corvino An opponent writes, "What's YOUR definition of marriage? If you're going to use a word, you need a definition of the word." I doubt that. After all, most English speakers can competently [...]

By |2010-02-25T09:00:00-05:00February 25th, 2010|Opinions|