Legend looks back

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Entertainment|

By Andrea Poteet Unless you're a hardcore folkie, you've probably never heard of Cris Williamson. Often called "the best kept secret in music," Williamson's albums, especially 1975's "The Changer and the Changed," have been handed [...]

Lemon Aid

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Entertainment|

By Andrea Poteet In his nearly two decades in television news, Don Lemon has made a career out of finding the truth. So when he sat down to write his first book, "Transparent," revealing one [...]

Q Scopes: Do your best, Pisces!

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig The Sun makes hard aspects to Uranus and Pluto, bringing ego and power-struggles to a dangerous head; but Sol moves quickly into a grand trine with Eris and the North Node, offering [...]

Kilt Inaction

By | 2018-01-16T15:54:33+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Entertainment|

Across 1 Mr. in an Orton play 7 Sends back to a lower court 14 They may shoot cream into your mouth 16 Dancer Duncan 17 Gradual absorption 18 It takes balls 19 Start of [...]

Slovenia sees first same-sex second-parent adoption

By | 2018-01-16T17:30:51+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Slovenia's first same-sex second-parent adoption has been approved by the Ministry of Labor, Family and Social Affairs, according to Ljubljana's SKUC-LL, the Students' Cultural Center Lesbian Section. A new Family [...]

Ugandan LBTI group’s membership list stolen

By | 2018-01-16T01:54:06+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS The LBTI group Freedom & Roam Uganda reported Aug. 1 that its offices were burglarized and sensitive information was stolen. Taken were computers, printers, a server, telephones, a microwave oven [...]

Anti-gay bill introduced in Ukraine

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS An anti-gay bill has been introduced in Ukraine's parliament, according to the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association. The measure "regarding protection of children's [...]

‘Last’ gay victim of Nazis dies

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner INTERNATIONAL NEWS Germany's Lesbian and Gay Federation reported that the last known living gay victim of the Nazis, Rudolf Brazda, died at age 98 on Aug. 3 in Bantzenheim, France. Along with [...]

An international family affair

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

By Tara Cavanaugh Joe Bissell, in 2009 with his first exchange student Patrick, from Germany, and his partner Justin Maynard. Bisell and Maynard are now hosting their third exchange student, a boy from Spain. Photo [...]

Peters re-elected despite Gary Glenn attack

By | 2018-01-16T00:21:15+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

By Jeremy Martin HOLLAND- City residents re-elected Jay Peters to serve a second four-year-term as the 2nd Ward representative on its nine-member city council on Aug. 1. "My wish was that I would take 51 [...]

Ruth Ellis Center shows off its ‘Voices’

By | 2018-01-16T12:20:58+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

By Ruchi Naresh HIGHLAND PARK- Last Wednesday, one of the Ruth Ellis Center's creative writing projects came full circle in the form of "Voices," a published poetry anthology. To celebrate, a crowd of 50 listened [...]

Between Ourselves: Roland Leggett

By | 2018-01-15T19:40:31+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

by Tara Cavanaugh Roland Leggett is a field organizer for Equality Michigan. 1. Tell us about your job as a field organizer. I've been with Equality Michigan since January of this year. Before that, I [...]

We’re making progress

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

By Denise Brogan-Kator "Eye on Equality" As the newly appointed Executive Director of Equality Michigan, I want to share some of my thoughts about where we are as a movement and where we are headed. [...]

Ozone House receives Community Foundation grant

By | 2018-01-16T07:12:26+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

ANN ARBOR- Ozone House Youth & Family Services was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan to lead a project called "Implementing Inclusion: Improving Social Services for Youth with Queer [...]

Leadership Retreat Aug. 21

By | 2018-01-16T12:08:16+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

LANSING- The Unity Michigan Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force are convening LGBT and progressive leaders interested in building support for and advancing local and statewide non-discrimination ordinances. A 3-day "Power Summit" [...]

Celebrating Faith Inclusion Breakfast Aug. 19

By | 2018-01-16T15:10:57+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

TROY- The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring a faith inclusion breakfast from 7:30-9 a.m on Aug. 19 at the Troy Mariott Hotel, located at 200 W. Big Beaver Road. The morning features [...]

California governor signs parents bill

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|News|

by Rex Wockner U.S. NEWS California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Protection of Parent-Child Relationships Act on Aug. 5. The measure will allow courts to determine who a child's parents are when there is both [...]

Fringe can’t be ‘balanced’

By | 2018-01-16T02:15:51+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Last week, NPR featured a story that discussed gay conversion therapy. NPR's presentation of the therapy earned a lot of heated feedback from listeners, due to its unsuccessful attempt at showing the therapy in a [...]

Rick Santorum

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Opinions|

Creep of the Week I have to admit, Rick Santorum has good reason not to like gay people. I mean, with the help of Dan Savage, one of the leaders of the Homosexual Cabal, gays [...]

SOS Greets St. Peter

By | 2018-01-16T16:35:33+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Opinions|

Parting Glances It must have been a slow news night, midweek, last week. Either that or the powers that be behind the scenes in the TV newsroom have a warped sense of human interest priorities. [...]

Progress and sports

By | 2011-08-11T09:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Opinions|

Compiled By Howard Israel S/he Said "There has been a tremendous amount of important progress over the last few years. But the kind of momentum we're seeing can be a double-edged sword. While it has [...]