The (Gay) Gaga Interview

Lady Gaga is one of the biggest superstars in the world. But speaking to her only briefly during this rare interview, she evades her larger-than-life image with affable charm, self-deprecating humor (take that, so-called penis) [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romen San Vicente Hugh Jackman can't help loving musical theater If you want to get technical about it, Hugh Jackman has already made one movie musical: "Happy Feet." Granted, you didn't see him in [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Entertainment|

Prisoner of Love

Across 1 Give the once-over in a bar 5 K on Lesbos 10 Bitch 14 Like a broken horse 15 Fashion designer Perry 16 Spread it on your muffin 17 With 23-Across, movie about a [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Entertainment|

Council of Europe reports on LGBT discrimination

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS The Council of Europe on June 23 unveiled its first social-legal report on anti-LGBT discrimination in the association's 47 member nations. The report maps the legal situation in each nation [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Gays march in Havana

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS For the first time, LGBT people marched in Havana June 28 without government approval or affiliation with any governmental agency. Previous gay marches have been staged through CENESEX, the National [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Judge denies Shirvell request to seal deposition

By Tara Cavanaugh Last Wednesday a federal judge denied Andrew Shirvell's request to have his deposition sealed, reported the Detroit Free Press. The Free Press quoted the judge's four-page ruling: "Defendant argues that the alleged [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Anti-bullying bill on hold for now

By Tara Cavanaugh LANSING- The debate on two versions of an anti-bullying bill will continue after state lawmakers return from their two-month summer break. Michigan is one of only six states without any anti-bullying legislation. [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Family Week offers fun, games, togetherness

By Jim Larkin For one week every summer about 70 families with two moms or two dads gather on Lake Michigan's shoreline to frolic, make new friends, play games, march in a parade, strengthen family [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:09:49-05:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Adoption agency seeks board members

ANN ARBOR- Hands Across The Water is looking for board candidates from the LGBT community who want to make a difference in childrens' lives. Knowledge of adoption and foster care is helpful. If you can [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Photo spotlight: Tri-City Pride

The first Tri-City Pride was held on Saturday, June 18 from 1-7 p.m. on Ojibway Island in Saginaw, and photographer Kari Melissa Helm captured these [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:57:20-05:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Saginaw Pride Awards celebrate community action

By Tana Michaels SAGINAW- Outstanding members of the Tri-City's LGBT community were honored at the Perceptions-sponsored third annual Saginaw Valley LGBT Pride Awards Banquet held June 28 at Saginaw's Andersen Enrichment Center. Perceptions Saginaw Valley [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Let’s help Obama evolve

by Eric Rader Speak Out New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was hailed as a hero by the large crowds at New York City's LGBT Pride parade on June 26, just 48 hours after his successful [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Michigan AIDS Coalition celebrates funding

FERNDALE- The Michigan AIDS Coalition is excited to receive more than $244,000 in funding from grants. The donors include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foudnation, The Hope Fund and others. [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Reporters press Obama on gay marriage views

By Lisa Keen President Obama at a mid-day nationally televised press conference on Wednesday, June 29 was repeatedly pressed for his views on marriage equality. He spoke out strongly against discrimination based on sexual orientation [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

‘Ticked-Off Trannies’ comes to Showtime

by Rex Wockner U.S. NEWS The "tranny" movie that the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation tried to get banned from New York's Tribeca Film Festival airs on Showtime throughout July. The network says of [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:02:32-05:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Free speech vs. harassment

There's a fine line between free speech and harassment. A great example of this is the Chris Armstrong suit against Andrew Shirvell. Armstrong, a recent University of Michigan graduate, was the first openly gay president [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Vicky Hartzler

Creep of the Week Gays are a bunch of crybabies. Yeah, I said it. And you know what that took? Courage. And you know who knows about courage? Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-MO, that's who. No, [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Opinions|

Podophilia, anyone?

Parting Glances The human foot, with its 26 bones, 33 joints, is an architectural marvel of evolutionary development. Its complex structure contains more than 100 tendons, ligaments, muscles. But you knew all that. The foot [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Opinions|

NY marriage equality and backlash

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "The reason the Left has gone after same-sex marriage is because it's a two-fer. When you redefine marriage, you cheapen marriage. You make it into something less valuable, less [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|Opinions|

Pentagon issues order to stop DADT

By Tara Cavanaugh The Pentagon will begin accepting applications from gays and lesbians and it will also stop separating gay soldiers under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." A memo issued Friday to the secretaries of military [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|

Report finds increase in anti- LGBT violence

By Zach Childree Last year was the second highest year on record for murders of LGBT and HIV-affected communities, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Coalition Of Anti-Violence Programs. The study focused [...]

By |2011-07-07T09:00:00-04:00July 7th, 2011|News|