Dear Jody: Move on already!

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:09:44-05:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

13 homolicious Halloween movies …

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:24:15-05:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Jonsi gives it a ‘Go’

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:08:45-05:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Q Scopes: Be yourself, Scorpio!

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

On Your Knees

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

The OutField: God, gays and games

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

With friends like these…

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:36:26-05:00October 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Baja marriage ban frozen for now

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:01:13-05:00October 28th, 2010|News|

IGLHRC blasts Turkey over trans arrests, attacks

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:31:19-05:00October 28th, 2010|News|

ILGA-Europe confab starts Oct. 28

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 & [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:02:32-05:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Shirvell’s attorney threatens to sue UofM

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:16:54-05:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Student drops out of school due to bullying

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, [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|News|

‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ returns

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:36:13-05:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Standing on the Side of Love

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. [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Holland is Ready film series

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Between Ourselves: The BTL Voter Guide

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|News|

SpeakOut: Don’t sit this election out

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Election cycle recap

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|News|

Creep of the Week: Tim Hicks

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 [...]

By |2010-10-28T09:00:00-04:00October 28th, 2010|Opinions|

Parting Glances: Slava! Il sodoma!

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:46:07-05:00October 28th, 2010|Opinions|

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

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:42:35-05:00October 28th, 2010|Opinions|