Dear Jody: Where do I come in?

Q: I'm dating this guy, "Jeff," who has three kids. I didn't know when I first met him that he had kids; he told me three months into our relationship about his marriage and kids. [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Funny Faris

By Samantha White Maggie Faris was visiting her sister, a waitress at a local comedy club in St. Paul, Minn., when she thought this could be her up there, telling jokes. Soon enough, there she [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Tilda Swinton: Life and ‘Love’

By Lawrence Ferber Playing an uber-shady corporate exec in 2007's "Michael Clayton," Tilda Swinton snagged an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, but she grabbed our attention and devotion long before she claimed Hollywood's. First, in [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:43:01-05:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Pride Across the Border!

Tuesday, Aug. 3 Flag Raising, 9:30 a.m. The annual Windsor Pride festival kickoff event. City Hall Square, Downtown, Windsor Closet, 8 p.m. Shaun and Jay spend find surprising secrets in their deceased friend's closet, [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:37:42-05:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

Bye Romeo San Vicente 'Torchwood' touches down stateside Don't panic, "Torchwood" fans: News of a possible American version of the series for Fox probably won't result in a shoddy, gutless, copycat disappointment. Instead, creator of [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Q Scopes: Be very careful, Cancer!

By Jack Fertig Mercury entering Virgo and Mars into Libra boost urges to be "so" helpful with suggestions that intended "beneficiaries" won't want to hear. As these planets trigger discord with Neptune, Uranus and Saturn, [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Chastity Is Different

Across 1 Turns the meat at Hamburger Mary's 6 The we kissed links? 10 Go down 15 Filthy smackers 16 Norse port 17 Places where the salami isn't hidden 18 From the top 19 Ark [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

Murder opens the season in Eastpointe

A comprehensive history of professional theater in Southeast Michigan has yet to be written, but one supposed fact certainly seems true: that blue collar towns are not supportive of the performing arts. And if you [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Entertainment|

17 killed at gay party in Mexico

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Seventeen people were killed at a birthday party organized by a gay group in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, on July 19, the Los Angeles Times reported. Another 18 people were [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Argentine marriage bill signed into law

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner signed the bill legalizing same-sex marriage July 21 at the Casa Rosada in a ceremony attended by gay leaders. In an interview with [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:43:04-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

International AIDS conference held in Vienna

International News Briefs Hundreds of HIV-positive people disrupted the opening of the biennial International AIDS Conference in Vienna on July 18 by staging a massive die-in. Blogger Rod McCullom said the protesters "were calling attention [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Irish partnership bill signed

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs President Mary McAleese signed Ireland's civil-partnership bill into law July 19. It will take effect early next year and extend marriage rights and obligations in areas such as taxes, [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Gay marriage off to slow start in Portugal

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Only about 20 gay or lesbian couples have gotten married in Portugal since it became possible June 7. Another 30 weddings are scheduled before the end of the year. [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:35:58-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Zimbabwean president at it again

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at gays again. Speaking at a church event July 17, Mugabe said: "We say no to gays! We will not listen to [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

IGLHRC wins battle for UN inclusion

Following a grueling last-minute push, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission won consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council on July 19. After three years of opposition at the committee [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:36:17-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Viewpoints clash, resolve at HTJ town hall

by Jessica Carreras DETROIT - Conversations about sexuality, gay relationships and what the "ultimate gay male" really is ruled the third annual Young Brothers United Town Hall Discussion on July 22, held as part of [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:50:51-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

For Ferndale’s Covey, political fight is Aug. 3

by Jessica Carreras Most politicians have their sights set on November; likewise, so does the general public in deciding Congressional delegates, local leaders and Michigan's next governor. But for some, the fight will be won [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Gay battle heats up in Holland

By Jim Larkin HOLLAND, Mich. - A community group that is trying to make Holland more accepting of gay people planned to meet Wednesday, July 28, to decide how to respond to a full-page advertisement [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves: Phil Williams

by Jessica Carreras Phil Williams is an active member of Higher Ground, which serves to benefit Michigan's HIV-positive community through support groups, health and healing classes, retreats and fundraising efforts. 1) How did you get [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:11:49-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

D.C. marriage victory:

by Chuck Colbert In yet another important win for marriage equality, the District of Columbia's highest court ruled July 15 that the city government acted lawfully when it rejected a local minister's attempt to place [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:52:38-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Underage Drinking – Who is at fault?

Underage drinking - who is at fault? In response to Affirmations' new program dealing with underage drinking ("Affirmations launches new program to combat underage drinking, BTL issue 1828), why are we picking on bars and [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Opinions|

Viewpoint: Celebrate all Prides

by John Wohl As a member of the Detroit area gay community since 1973, I've been to many Pride events. I remember going to the state fair years ago and the fun times we've had [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Opinions|

Pride Source Votes: 2010 Primary Endorsements

To download a PDF version of this list, click here. Four LGBT political organizations have announced endorsements and recommendations in the Aug. 3 primary elections. Equality Michigan Pride PAC sent questionnaires to all candidates running [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:37:21-05:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Bernero takes primaries in landslide vote

by Jessica Carreras Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero speaks with supporters at Michigan Pride in Lansing on June 12. Bernero had, by and large, the backing of the LGBT community in the primary elections. [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Primary a winner for Michigan LGBT voters

LGBT-endorsed candidates made a strong showing in Tuesday's primary election in Michigan, with 80.5 percent of them winning their races. Several out, LGBT candidates won in county and city elections as well. The most prominent [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|News|

Prop. 8 overturned!

By Lisa Keen U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker ruled today that California's ballot measure banning same-sex marriage violates the federal constitution's guarantees to equal protection and due process of law. A few minutes after [...]

By |2010-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Covey for county commissioner

Voters in Hazel Park and Royal Oak have an excellent opportunity to elect a new county commissioner from our area. If Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey is successful in his bid to be our next commissioner [...]

By |2010-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2010|Uncategorized|