Antique Market offers unique finds

By | 2018-01-23T12:59:50+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

ANN ARBOR - If you have ever searched for that perfect accent item, or piece of furniture to complete your living room, look no further. The Ann Arbor Antiques Market will have thousands of items [...]

Sushi spot opens in downtown Detroit

By | 2018-01-16T11:54:44+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

DETROIT - The colorful, cool and comfortable ambiance hits you instantly upon entering Wah-hoo, making the new Chinese/Asian style restaurant in Detroit's downtown already feel like a hot spot. There's a solid wood, wrap-around cocktail [...]

Queen of the Night

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

Kelis doesn't take crap from anyone. Not from closet cases. Not from PETA, which she chewed out recently after they got on her case for wearing fur. That so much about her - two Grammy [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Amy Adams is the new Janis Joplin. Yes, really. Years ago, as the search for an actor to play Janis Joplin heated up, the late Brittany Murphy saw her apparently very [...]

Q Scopes: Keep it legal, Pisces!

By | 2018-01-16T04:49:49+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Venus entering Libra will line up with Saturn (think of Margaret Dumont) then aspects Mars, Uranus, Jupiter and Capricorn (enter the Marx Brothers!). You can maintain dignity only by relinquishing control. Your [...]

Glee Club

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

Across 1 Once the largest co. with domestic partner benefits 4 "An Early ___ " 9 Be attracted to 14 To God, in "Banana Boat Song"? 15 Cukor's " ___ and Juliet" 16 Taking it [...]

The OutField: GLAD all over sports

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Dan Woog Howard Cosell once called sports "the toy department of human life." So why would an LGBT legal organization - one whose mission is challenging barriers in areas like marriage, the military and [...]

Gay weddings begin in Argentina

By | 2018-01-16T04:04:04+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Same-sex couples began marrying in Argentina on July 30, nine days after President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner signed the bill legalizing same-sex marriage. It passed the Senate on July [...]

Gays march in Jerusalem

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Jerusalem's eighth LGBT pride parade attracted thousands of marchers July 29 along with anti-gay protesters. The counterdemonstrators carried banners calling gay people sick. The parade traveled from Independence Park [...]

First pride parade planned in Nepal

By | 2018-01-15T18:50:10+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Kathmandu, Nepal, will see its first LGBT pride parade Aug. 25, says Sunil Pant, an openly gay member of Parliament. The procession will include elephants, a band and street [...]

Montenegro passes gay protections

By | 2018-01-15T23:24:53+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Montenegro passed a law banning anti-LGBT discrimination July 28, fulfilling a requirement for European Union membership. The vote was 67-6 with 4 abstentions. Passage came despite opposition from the [...]

Russian marriage case headed to Euro Court

By | 2018-01-16T08:36:46+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs A Russian lesbian couple sued in the European Court of Human Rights on July 21 over Russia's refusal to register their Canadian marriage. Irina Fedotova and Irina Shipitko claim [...]

A Delicate Balance

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Jessica Carreras Norman Silk is feeling a little bipolar. It's easy to understand why: On any given day, the co-owner of the Birmingham-based floral design shop Blossoms deals with deaths and births, sympathy and [...]

Dangerous Art

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Jessica Carreras At first glance, Thomas McMillen-Oakley's photographs won't yield much response: They're photos of kids, sometimes with adults, sometimes playing outdoors with each other. Big deal. But a closer look at the Jackson-based [...]

Speak Out: Our November deadline

By | 2018-01-15T22:26:11+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Eric Rader Now that the primary election is over in Michigan, attention shifts to November's general election. Much of this year has been consumed with speculation about how many seats the Democrats might lose [...]

Between Ourselves: Tony O’Rourke-Quintana

By | 2018-01-15T17:27:19+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Jessica Carreras Tony O'Rourke-Quintana is an organizer for the LGBT Latino nonprofit Detroit Latin@z, and a dedicated lifelong volunteer to HIV/AIDS causes. He is working to promote the LGBT Latino community, as well as [...]

Setting high GOALs

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Lucy Hough A slew of LGBT and allied public safety and law enforcement officials have recently launched Michigan Gay Officers Action League. The first of its kind in the state, MI-GOAL is a chapter [...]

Holland Is Ready responds

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|News|

by Jim Larkin HOLLAND - A community group will not be directly responding to a full page advertisement that it says contained blatant untruths about gay people, but it will be attempting to ease the [...]

Holland fights hate

By | 2010-08-05T09:00:00+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The gay community is used to being bombarded by negativity by anti-gay organizations and individuals. From Westboro Baptist Church to the American Family Association, we see protestors at Pride events, signage at concerts and sometimes, [...]

Parting Glances: Round peg, square whole

By | 2018-01-16T04:49:11+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Opinions|

A major evangelical outreach - Send Our Denominations Out Ministering (S.O.D.O.M.) - is "thrilled with the unprecedented success" of its buddy-buddy approach to changing "Satanically bent" gays into God's straight shooters. The Summer 2010 Issue [...]

Viewpoint: Gays using anti-gay law

By | 2018-01-16T08:32:14+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Opinions|

by Jay Kaplan You may have seen the recent media reports that singer Melissa Ethridge and her partner of five years, Tammy Lynn, are splitting up. The California couple had two children together. California law [...]