Dear Jody: Move on already!

By | 2018-01-16T01:09:44+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Q: I've been invited, along with my boyfriend "Jon," to a Halloween party. It's at the same guy's place where we went last year at Halloween. I had a great time last year, but Jon [...]

13 homolicious Halloween movies …

By | 2018-01-16T15:24:15+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

THE COVENANT Before he was wannabe Upper East Side lothario Nate Archibald on "Gossip Girl," Chace Crawford played Tyler Simms, a Son of Ipswich, one of five bloodlines whose firstborn male of each generation inherits [...]

Jonsi gives it a ‘Go’

By | 2018-01-16T12:08:45+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Gregg Shapiro As the out frontman of groundbreaking Icelandic band Sigur Ros, Jonsi (pronounced Yonsi) provides warmth and an ethereal quality to the band's already atmospheric and lush, chilly songs. In fact, it's hard [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente The Mississippi Hate Prom is coming to TV You may remember earlier this year when Mississippi high school student Constance McMillen sued for the right to take her girlfriend to her [...]

Q Scopes: Be yourself, Scorpio!

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Venus and Sun line up in Scorpio promoting extreme sexiness, or at least egotistical efforts. They're both sextile to Pluto and the North Lunar Node, so the responsibilities of eros may be [...]

On Your Knees

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Across 1 Sex at the end of a date, in slang 8 Appoints 15 Barney Frank, frequently 16 Bear's fur? 17 Church with the country's largest gay congregation 19 Baseball great Mel 20 "Put roses [...]

The OutField: God, gays and games

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Dan Woog Gay, lesbian, bi, trans, straight - it doesn't matter. If you're an American and you watch big-time sports, you can't avoid seeing religion too. A football player scores a key touchdown, and [...]

With friends like these…

By | 2018-01-15T20:36:26+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

By Martin F. Kohn The Purple Rose Theatre presents its 39th world premiere, "Best of Friends," through Dec. 18. Photo: Danna Segrest The first bit of drama theory I ever absorbed came from [...]

Murder, mystery & Moriarity in Eastpointe

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Sherlock Holmes, Prof. Moriarity and friends come together for a unique dinner at Broadway Onstage in Eastpointe. Photo: Dennis Wickline Productions, Inc. A decades-long battle of wits between two of the most brilliant minds [...]

Baja marriage ban frozen for now

By | 2018-01-16T03:01:13+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS A proposed same-sex-marriage ban in Mexico's Baja California state may not be a done deal. The constitutional amendment was passed Sept. 29, the last day that the National Action Party [...]

IGLHRC blasts Turkey over trans arrests, attacks

By | 2018-01-15T22:31:19+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Turkish prosecutors must investigate attacks against five transgender rights activists by police in Ankara and drop charges against the activists, the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission and other [...]

ILGA-Europe confab starts Oct. 28

By | 2018-01-16T17:02:32+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Europe's top international LGBT organization opens its 14th annual conference Oct. 28 in The Hague, Netherlands. The gathering of the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & [...]

Shirvell’s attorney threatens to sue UofM

By | 2018-01-16T03:16:54+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

ANN ARBOR - I t appeared that tensions had eased. Chris Armstrong agreed to drop his request for a personal protection order against Andrew Shirvell, the assistant attorney general accused of stalking the openly gay [...]

Student drops out of school due to bullying

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

The Bay City Times is reporting that 17-year-old Cassandra Morris has dropped out of Ogemaw Heights schools because of bullying based on her sexual orientation. Morris came out to her friends and family last year, [...]

‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ returns

By | 2018-01-16T08:36:13+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

by BTL staff DETROIT- Last October Detroit made a significant historical leap with an actual sit-down, face-to-face dialogue between black men and women who are hetero-attractional, homo-attractional and bi-attractional, and according to organzers it happened [...]

Standing on the Side of Love

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

SOUTHFIELD - Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church in Southfield will host a statewide conference on Standing on the Side of Love for Immigration Reform and LGBT Justice on Saturday, Nov. 20, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. [...]

Holland is Ready film series

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

HOLLAND, Mich. - Holland is Ready will continue its free 2010-11 film series with the showing of "Big Eden" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Park Theatre, 248 S. River Ave. "Big Eden" is [...]

Between Ourselves: The BTL Voter Guide

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

2010 BTL Voter Guide is produced by the publishers and staff of Between The Lines every other year. It provides comprehensive research and endorsements so LGBT voters can make the best choices possible to move [...]

SpeakOut: Don’t sit this election out

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

by Eric Rader Change takes time, but it's not always easy to wait. Over the past few months, the LGBT community has celebrated several significant legal victories, yet has seen the political branches move at [...]

Election cycle recap

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|News|

by Mark Segal During this election cycle, the news has been focused on the Republican tea party candidates. They are a fun-loving bunch: Let's look them over. In Delaware, the Senate candidate doesn't know the [...]

Creep of the Week: Tim Hicks

By | 2010-10-28T09:00:00+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Opinions|

Attention all incestuous Iowans. Your dream is coming true. Soon you'll be able to marry the object of your incestuous affections. Since that's how incest works: just two people in love, oppressed by blood. It's [...]

Parting Glances: Slava! Il sodoma!

By | 2018-01-15T23:46:07+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Opinions|

My favorite coming-out story is about Dennis, a friend and computer wizard who, before his retirement a few years ago, brought expertise to a nationally known local publishing company of research and library compendiums. When [...]

S/he said: T-Shirts, Voting and Murder

By | 2018-01-16T09:42:35+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel "Evangelical leaders have told me that homosexuality is the single greatest threat to the family. But with one of two heterosexual marriages failing, with 70 percent of the Internet dedicated to [...]