Dear Jody: Being second best

Q: I've been with my boyfriend "Hal" for seven years. We get along well and enjoy being together. I love him dearly and have adored him since the day that we met. The problem I [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|Entertainment|

Small talk with Little Boots

Walk a mile in Victoria Hesketh's Little Boots and you'll realize why every man over the rainbow hearts her. She's cute, fun and sounds like the second coming of Kylie. After posting a series of [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|Entertainment|

Singled Out

No joke: Jamie Pierce used to be a ballet dancer. Then he stumbled on his funny self, scoring a Top-10 spot at the Underground Comedy Festival's "Emerging Comics" competition at the Laugh Factory. For the [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente 'Mad Men' actress climbs 'Family Tree' Given the lascivious reader comments that followed a recent AfterEllen article about "Mad Men"'s Christina Hendricks ("Dear Lord, thank you for creating this woman..."), it [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|Entertainment|

Be careful, Gemini!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Entering Aries, Venus opposes Saturn then squares Pluto, challenging us to greater integrity. That requires some risks. This aspect also highlights values and benefits that can arise from current global [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|Entertainment|

Red Tails in the Sunset

Across 1 Word before ass 5 Bill T. Jones' partner Zane 10 Cho's "I'm the One ___ I Want" 14 Voice in a loft 15 "Brigadoon" heroine played by Cyd Charisse 16 Fine-tune 17 Farmer's [...]

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Cyprus may legalize same-sex marriage

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Cyprus is going to look at legalizing same-sex marriage, Interior Ministry Permanent Secretary Lazaros Savvides told the Cyprus Mail on Feb. 28. He said a large group of government [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

Euro Court considers same-sex marriage case

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The European Court of Human Rights held its first-ever hearing in a same-sex marriage case Feb. 25. The hearing considered the admissibility and merits of a case from Austria, [...]

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Homophobe appointed Russian deputy justice minister

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs An anti-gay member of Russia's upper chamber of Parliament has been appointed deputy minister of justice, reported March 1. Vasily Likhachev has expressed support for the Ministry of [...]

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Anti-gay law takes effect in Lithuania

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Lithuania's "Law on the Protection of Minors Against the Detrimental Effects of Public Information" took effect March 1. It bans information that promotes sexual relationships, "denigrates family values" or [...]

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Gay marriage is legal in Mexico City

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Mexico City's law legalizing same-sex marriage took effect March 4 and hundreds of gay and lesbian couples applied for marriage licenses at civil registry offices. The first weddings are [...]

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Hundreds of thousands at Sydney Mardi Gras

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Several hundred thousand people turned out for Sydney's 33rd Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Feb. 27. Nearly 10,000 people took part in the parade, and there were [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

Telling TheirStories

by Jessica Carreras Melissa Hasbrook wants to hear women's stories. And not just stories told by women, but about women, for women and in celebration of women. That, and a need to reconnect with her [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:11:57-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

ACLU’s gay history

by BTL staff In 1966, Michigan's gay community faced many challenges. Undercover police officers regularly baited and arrested men in prostitution stings at gay pickup areas. Raids on downtown Detroit gay bars were frequent and [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

Beloved volunteer dies

Ernest "Ernie" Horne, 83, died peacefully at his home March 5 after battling a long-term illness. Horne was an active volunteer for the Human Rights Campaign, serving on numerous committees for the HRC Michigan Dinner, [...]

By |2010-03-11T09:00:00-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

“Rent” goes to school

by BTL staff LANSING - Everett High School is bringing "Rent" to Lansing March 17-27 as the first high school in the lower peninsula of Michigan to ever perform the controversial musical. It has also [...]

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Between Ourselves: James Eaton Tyler

by Jessica Carreras James Eaton Tyler is an equal mix of activist and event planner. The 29-year-old Ferndale resident owns REALLY LOUD, LLC, an event planning, marketing and promotions business that hosts many of the [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:53:58-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

Hugh to hold fundraiser for Ruth Ellis Center

Hugh mixes vintage and contemporary design aimed at providing the best in classic bachelor style. Hugh is a one-stop shop for refined home decor, personal accessories, barware and furniture, and from 5-10 p.m. March 18, [...]

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Music, Munchies and More

A fundraiser is being held to cover Lansing's Goldenrod Record Distribution manager Susan Frazier's medical expenses as she battles acute myloid leukemia. The event, held at Perspective 2 at 319 E. Grand River in Lansing's [...]

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Anti-gay California senator arrested, outed

by Rex Wockner An anti-gay California state senator who has been a "traditional values" activist was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk in Sacramento on March 3 and subsequently outed. Then, five days after his [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:28:15-05:00March 11th, 2010|News|

Women’s history is gay history

March marks the beginning of spring, and many other things. St. Patrick's Day. National Nutrition Month. National Frozen Foods Month. National Reading Day. World Water Day. Save a Spider Day. But here at Between The [...]

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