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Dating Diet: Eat Gay Love

By Anthony Paull Fine, I'm going public with it - I have no idea what I'm doing with my life. Therefore, I update my Facebook status with positive self statements just to make it look [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

No more (daddy) drama

Dear Jody Q: Jody, I think I need to tell you some background stuff so you can understand where I'm coming from. My mother used to tell me that my father was killed in a [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

Oh Land is Our Land

Nanna Oland Fabricius is in her own world again. That's where the Danish artist - who goes by Oh Land, a play on her middle name - imagines a mystical, anything-goes life for herself. And [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Lee Daniels eyes Bradley Cooper What movie will Lee Daniels ("Precious") make next? It seems like he has a new potential project every few weeks. Will it be "Selma" like we [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

Q Scopes: Indulge, Libra!

By Jack Fertig Spring fever hits early with Venus sextile Jupiter tempting us to new friends, fun, and flirtation. Then she aspects Mars, eager to realize the dreams inspired by Jupiter. Venus and Mars will [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:43:37-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

That’s a Fact, Jack

Across 1 Bride and bride's vehicle 5 The d. of k.d. lang 9 Rock costar 14 Declare openly 15 Nastase of the net 16 Standing up straight 17 Character in 63-Across 19 Kind of blitz [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

Savagely dark comedy lights up Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR - The University Musical Society presents the Druid and Atlantic Theater Companies in four performances of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan" from Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 13 in Ann Arbor's [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:31:22-05:00March 10th, 2011|Entertainment|

Belarus LGBTs hope to march in May

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Gay activists in Minsk, Belarus, applied to the city government March 4 for permission to hold a "March of Equality" on May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:20:34-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Cuban TV airs Glee

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Cuba's Cubavision channel is airing the uebergay U.S. television series Glee, each Saturday at 5:45 p.m. State TV also recently aired Six Feet Under.

By |2018-01-16T08:17:20-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Immigration Equality to sue federal government

by Rex Wockner U.S. NEWS The LGBT group Immigration Equality is planning to sue the federal government over the Defense of Marriage Act. The group says DOMA prevents married U.S. citizens from bringing their foreign [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Open gays elected to Irish Dail

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Two gay men made history by being elected to Ireland's lower house of Parliament, Dail Eireann, on Feb. 25. Dominic Hannigan will represent Meath East, a parliamentary constituency in the [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:28:16-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

LGBT group forms in Montenegro

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS An LGBT organization has formed and been officially registered in Podgorica, capital of the former Yugoslav republic of Montenegro. The group, LGBT Forum Progress, is pressing for a law granting [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:35:19-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Mozambique LGBT group still unregistered

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Mozambique's only LGBT group, Lambda, said March 1 that it has been waiting three years for the government to complete its official registration. The group, also known as the Mozambican [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:43:10-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Gay marriage safe in New Hampshire for now

by Rex Wockner U.S. NEWS New Hampshire's Legislature will not vote in 2011 on either of two bills aimed at repealing the two-year-old law that made same-sex marriage legal. Members of the House judiciary committee [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Wyoming Senate kills anti-gay-marriage bill

by Rex Wockner U.S. NEWS Wyoming's Senate voted 16-14 March 2 to kill a bill banning recognition of same-sex marriages entered into in other states and nations. The bill was designed to counteract a state [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:49:03-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

A campus in transition

LGBT students at Central Michigan University walk a fine line between acceptance and rejection. While they know they can take solace in supportive student organizations, they're also wary of a vocal opposition that sometimes lashes [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Between Ourselves: Mike Wallace

by Tara Cavanaugh Mike Wallace is a member of the Americorps AIDS Team Detroit. As part of his Americorps service, he works at the HIV/AIDS Resource Center in Ypsilanti as a prevention specialist. 1. What [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:48:34-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Art with heart

By Jack VanHecke The AmeriCorps/National AIDS Fund Team Detroit members are raising money to make an HIV/AIDS awareness statue in the Heidelberg Project in Detroit. Detroit is one of only eight cities nationwide that has [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Peace Prom March 19

JACKSON- The second annual Peace Prom, a dance for LGBTQ youth in southeast Michigan, will take place Saturday, March 19 from 8-11:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the door. The theme [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Affirmations annual gala supports LGBT community

FERNDALE- Equal rights supporters across metro Detroit will enjoy a unique and theatrical experience at the area's largest fundraising event for LGBTs on Saturday, March 19th. Affirmations' 12th annual Big Bash has a reputation for [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Unitarian church votes to welcome LGBT community

GROSSE POINTE- The Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church, the only church located within the borders of the city of Grosse Pointe, voted on March 6 to be recognized as a "welcoming congregation." This designation defines the [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:43:53-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Boehner calls for House group to defend DOMA

By Lisa Keen House Speaker John Boehner announced March 4 that the House would take some action to defend the federal law that prohibits recognition of same-sex marriages. Meanwhile, at least three bills were introduced [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Republicans hold up gay nominee confirmation

By Lisa Keen Republican members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have been holding up the nomination of President Obama's only openly gay nominee to a federal appeals bench. President Obama nominated Washington, D.C., attorney [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Rev. Peter J. Gomes dies after stroke

WASHINGTON - The Rev. Peter J. Gomes, theologian, author, Harvard professor of christian morals and minister at Boston's Memorial Church, died Feb. 28 from complications arising from a stroke. Dr. Sharon Groves, director of the [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:31:43-05:00March 10th, 2011|News|

Rick Santorum

Creep of the Week I'm sure glad my last name isn't Santorum. For one thing, I wouldn't want to be related to Rick Santorum. For another thing, his name means "The frothy mix of lube [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Opinions|

Time marches on, and on

Parting Glances I recall a cartoon that appeared in The New Yorker magazine a goodly while ago. It appeals to old timers. Like myself. Two or three Walt Disney animals are gathered deep in a [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Opinions|

Propaganda and Rights

S/he Said "Some of these radical gay groups are willing to do anything in the world to have their way of doing sex legitimized by this country. They'll tear down any institution in order to [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Opinions|

Born This Way?

By John Corvino I am about to commit an act of gay heresy. It wouldn't be my first time. But it is the first time I will be challenging, not just an Article of Faith, [...]

By |2011-03-10T09:00:00-05:00March 10th, 2011|Opinions|

Westboro thrives on publicity

BY Keith Orr I have a history with the Westboro Baptist Church. They picketed me. I was not the first. Their first pickets go back to the 1980s. They would show up at funerals of [...]

By |2018-01-15T15:59:03-05:00March 10th, 2011|Opinions|