Dating Diet: Target Practice

By Anthony Paull Hi. I'm single. I'm announcing it to the world because my ex-boyfriend decided it would be best for us to declare it quickly - with an easy sweep. That way, we don't [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:26:58-05:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

PFLAG to hold spring benefit

PFLAG Ann Arbor will hold their third annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. May 15 at St. Clare's Episcopal Church/Temple Beth Emeth at 2309 Packard Street. The Harmony Benefit Concert promises beautiful, heartfelt music that [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

Windsor Pride is hosting Art Exhibit

Windsor Pride is hosting an art exhibit in celebration of International Anti-Homophobia Day. The opening reception will be held at 7-9 p.m. May 16 at the Windsor Pride building, located at 422 Pelissier Street. The [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:51:21-05:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

Pucker Up

"Who doesn't want a drugged-out hippie at their show?" is how Natalia Zukerman rhetorically riffs on the creeps that sometimes make seemingly narcotic-free concerts into their own rave. The experimental musician - who's dabbled in [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

Gayest Road Trip Ever

If you see a pink RV driving through Michigan sometime around May 21 - the day out comedians Shann Carr and her sidekick Ken Cypert stop at Stiletto's - then please, keep going. "It's overwhelming [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Robert Downey Jr. circles Oz In a way, Robert Downey Jr. is currently best known for playing the most indestructible Tin Man of all time. So if the "Iron Man" star [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

Strut your stuff, Leo!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes With the Sun in Taurus, Venus in Gemini and Eris in Aries all in harmony one can hardly resist the urge to flirt and banter, even a bit competitively. Do [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:43:11-05:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

The Sartorial Edge

Across 1 Ferries, for example 6 Strip in the locker room 10 Second name in cross-dressing 15 "___ having fun yet?" 16 First man to say to a man, "You slay me!"? 17 Rimbaud's turf [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

Yo, dude: Thursday fun at Go Comedy!

Since opening its doors in November 2008, Ferndale's Go Comedy! Improv Theater has provided a home for Southeast Michigan's ever-expanding improv community, and in the process, has earned raves from attendees and the media alike. [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:44:55-05:00May 13th, 2010|Entertainment|

National Parks of the Southwest

by Andrew Collins Out of Town Visitation at America's best-known national parks has skyrocketed in recent years, so it's no surprise that these monuments to natural scenery and wide-open spaces have become increasingly popular with [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Guides|

Danish gay couples get adoption rights

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Denmark, which in 1989 was the first nation to create same-sex registered partnerships, extended adoption rights to registered same-sex couples May 5. Parliament passed the measure without the support [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

31 Russian cities take part in LGBT Day of Silence

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Activists in 31 Russian cities took part in the LGBT Day of Silence on April 24 and 25. The youth-oriented international event targets anti-LGBT discrimination, defamation and violence. In [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Iceland to legalize same-sex marriage

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Iceland's parliament is expected to legalize same-sex marriage within several weeks. The relevant bill was submitted by the nation's justice and human rights minister. The proposal also would allow [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

New Zealand Olympian comes out

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup, who competed in the recent Vancouver Olympics, came out in the Australian gay magazine DNA in early May. "Back when I was 18, [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:58:55-05:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Turkish LGBTs protest trans murder

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Around 100 members of the Black Pink Triangle Association in Izmir, Turkey, staged a candlelight vigil April 28 following the killing of transgender member Azra. Azra "was murdered by [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:12:18-05:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Living with integrity

by Jessica Carreras Mara Boyd can still remember the tenets of the United States Air Force, and she recites them proudly as mottos to live her life by: "Those core values are integrity first, service [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Speak Out: The top four statewide elections

by Eric Rader With all the excitement about this year's campaign for governor in Michigan, it is easy to forget that there are other important statewide political races coming up in our state. Michigan's constitutional [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:14:17-05:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves Greg Moore

by Jessica Carreras Greg Moore is the new co-chair of marketing and fundraising for WINGS, a 15-year-old support and social group for people affected by HIV/AIDS. Moore, a resident of Washington Township., hopes to provide [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

HARC to hold annual Dining for Dollars

The HIV/AIDS Resource Center will hold its 15th annual Dining for Dollars fundraising dinner at Zingerman's Roadhouse in Ann Arbor at 7 p.m. May 19. The night of festivities will include food prepared by Chef [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Gay reactions to Kagan nomination

By Lisa Keen Gay legal activists are applauding President Obama's second nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court: Solicitor General Elena Kagan, announced May 10. But it could hardly be described as a standing ovation. Former [...]

By |2018-01-22T19:53:47-05:00May 13th, 2010|News|

Federal court hears arguments in DOMA challenge

BOSTON - On May 6 in Boston, six years after the first same-sex couples in the country started marrying in Massachusetts, eight married same-sex couples and three widowers went to federal district court to hear [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|News|

The right to live honestly

Like many before her and many still to come, Mara Boyd - profiled this week in Between The Lines - faced a difficult choice. She loved the army and looked forward to her chosen career [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Creep of the Week: George Rekers

Say you've had surgery that renders you unable to carry luggage and you're about to go on a European vacation. What's a person to do? Well, if you're Family Research Council co-founder and ex-gay therapy [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: Marriage and Messages

by John Corvino If I've asked it once I've asked it a hundred times: How does marriage equality hurt heterosexuals? Recently I posed the question yet again to Maggie Gallagher, outgoing president of the National [...]

By |2010-05-13T09:00:00-04:00May 13th, 2010|Opinions|