Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Jackman taking road to 'Selma' Under normal circumstances, the casting of an actor to play Martin Luther King, Jr., in "Selma," the latest project from gay Oscar nominated director Lee Daniels, [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|Entertainment|

Go back to basics, Gemini!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Saturn backing into Virgo reminds us to clean up old business before starting new relationships. Aspecting Uranus and Neptune, she'll dig up complications that must be dealt with to make [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:58:31-05:00April 8th, 2010|Entertainment|


Across 1 "Lord of the Rings" singer 5 "Atlas Shrugged" author 9 Wet spots on a blanket of sand 14 Scuttlebutt 15 Ending with switch 16 Sitcom family name 17 "Otello" villain 18 Like a [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|Entertainment|

British gays say pope must resign

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs About 50 protesters, including members of the gay group OutRage!, demonstrated outside London's Westminster Cathedral on March 28 demanding that Pope Benedict XVI resign for "covering up child sex [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:52:37-05:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Guernsey to lower gay age of consent

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Legislators in Guernsey, a British crown dependency in the English Channel, voted unanimously in March to lower the legal age for gay sex to 16, the same as for [...]

By |2018-01-15T15:56:38-05:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Russian court OKs ban on gay ‘propaganda’

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Russia's Constitutional Court dismissed a complaint from gay activists March 31 which argued against the Ryazan region's ban on "exposing minors to homosexual propaganda." Gay activists Nikolai Alekseev, Nikolai [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Zimbabwean leaders denounce gays

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai lashed out at gay people on March 25 during a belated International Women's Day event. Mugabe said: "Three days ago, [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:21:58-05:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Bullying activists ‘not going to give up’

By Jim Larkin GENESEE COUNTY - Kevin Epling and the Genesee County Safe Schools Coalition have the same goal: to make schools safe for all students. They're just taking different routes to accomplishing that goal. [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves

by Jessica Carreras Christopher Shaw is finishing his Master's of Social Work at Wayne State University. He's also the co-president of Bisexuals, Gays, Lesbians and Allies in Social Work at the college. 1) How did [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|News|

A Survivor’s Tale

The Michigan State University Alliance of LGBTIQQA Students is bringing activist Patrick McAlvey to the school to speak at 7 p.m. April 12. McAlvey gained national attention last year with his story of falling victim [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:39:51-05:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Dining By Design kickoff yeilds community support

The Michigan AIDS Coalition's kickoff event to their summer Dining By Design dinner went off fabulously, said Executive Director Helen Hicks. The March 25 event, which was aimed at helping to organize supporters and participants [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:18:33-05:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Support federal anti-bullying legislation

The Safe Schools Improvement Act, aimed at helping to stop bullying nationwide, was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in May 2009. Sincethen, the bill has grown from 34 co-sponsors to 101. But more [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Bullying raises questions about schools’ vigilance

By Denise Lavoie A gay teenager in New York wins $50,000 from a school district that failed to stop taunts about his sexual orientation. The Justice Department investigates complaints that administrators ignored racial bullying in [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:26:11-05:00April 8th, 2010|News|

Religious bias case hits high court

By Lisa Keen When Concerned Women of America, the Boy Scouts, and Evangelical Scholars, line up on one side of a legal case, one might naturally assume that gay groups are lined up on the [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|News|

One of nine

Out of the 50 states in our nation, there are nine that currently have no legislation in place to protect school-aged children from being bullied. This is, of course, excluding Massachusetts, which is in the [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Creep of the Week: Tom McClusky

Call me overly sensitive, but I always thought it was an insult to black people when Bill Clinton was called America's "first black president." For one thing, it was as if folks were saying that [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:36:55-05:00April 8th, 2010|Opinions|

S/he said: Fight Stigma, Ricky Martin

Compiled by Howard Israel "No human institution is perfect, and it would be foolish to suggest that incidents are always investigated and that abusers who don't happen to be priests are never protected by colleagues [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:51:16-05:00April 8th, 2010|Opinions|

Dreams come true

James Calleja was pissed. He and a good friend had just been thrown out of a wig shop in Warren "where a couple angry Asian ladies" refused them service. Calleja says they waved their fingers [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|Entertainment|

Legally Lovable

Omigod, you guys: Laura Bell Bundy is, like, totally cool with you. That she'll have a country album out on April 13 in a genre that has often been known for being conservative and not [...]

By |2010-04-08T09:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2010|Entertainment|