Arts, BEATS & Eats

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Entertainment|

Whatever your tastes, Arts, Beats and Eats has you covered. And we don't mean with lots of food, though there will be plenty of that. We mean with music. In its 14th year, the annual [...]

Rio Rocks On

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Entertainment|

Detroit was bustling from a Lions game that just let out, but inside the city's U Detroit Cafe was a gritty, soulful voice - much like an amalgam of Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Janis [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente T.R. Knight heads back To TV It's been about two years since "Grey's Anatomy" star T.R. Knight quit that show amidst conflict with fellow actor Isaiah Washington. And he's kept busy [...]

Q Scopes: Explore ideas, Cancer!

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Mercury in Leo stimulates creative thinking, but also a lot of self-promotional BS. While in Leo he's agitating the Pluto-Uranus square, leading people to take their notions way too seriously, but those [...]

Urban Legend

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Entertainment|

Across 1 Forgo swallowing 5 Piece by Bette Midler 10 Lively dances 14 Alec of "Desperate Housewives" 15 Top 16 Kind of jacket 17 Range dividing Europe and Asia 18 ___ Hall University 19 Cry [...]

Out of Town: New Orleans

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Guides|

by Andrew Collins New Orleans has long ranked among the top destinations in the United States for gay travelers - it's been the case for decades, and even following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in [...]

Fun dining for all

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

By Tara Cavanaugh When you think of Pronto!, be sure not to forget that exclamation mark - and the mark that it's left on the city of Royal Oak. Over 20 years, what began as [...]

Record turnout at Trans Pride in the Park

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

By Crystal Proxmire FERNDALE- More than one hundred MTFs, FTMs, trans identifying, gender variant people and allies came to Geary Park on Saturday, Aug. 27 for the annual Transgender Pride in the Park Picnic. "This [...]

No sex changes for Michigan prisoners?

By | 2018-01-22T17:41:59+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

By Tara Cavanaugh LANSING- Two Republican state representatives introduced a bill Aug. 25 called the "Moral Values Bill" that would ensure no public funds could be used to pay for sex change operations for Michigan [...]

Four Michigan cities have most gay couples

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

By Tara Cavanaugh Four Michigan cities are listed among the 25 cities with the highest same-sex couple population, according to a recent analysis from the Williams Institute. The institute has used U.S. census data to [...]

GLSEN Southeast Michigan gets boost for Breaking the Silence

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

FERNDALE- The State Farm Youth Advisory Board announced that GLSEN Southeast Michigan will receive a $28,044 service-learning grant for the Breaking the Silence Initiative, a natural and societal disaster preparedness service-learning project. GLSEN - the [...]

Fall back into politics

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

by Eric Rader Speak Out The summer of 2011 is drawing to a close, and the warmer days will soon give way to crisp autumn weather. While fall marks the end of the growing season [...]

Of bills and buffoons

By | 2018-01-15T22:15:56+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|

Now this is just getting embarrassing. We live in a state that bans same-sex marriage, refuses to recognize perfectly legal same-sex marriages performed in other states and has no protections for LGBTs in housing or [...]

Roberto Arango

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Opinions|

Creep of the Week I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Puerto Rican Sen. Roberto Arango on his weight loss. I realize that, right now, Arango is in the international spotlight for "sexier" [...]

Gays who alien abduct

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Opinions|

Parting Glances Carl Jung, a colleague of Sigmund Freud in the creation of psychoanalysis - that costly, seemingly unending, mental probing of troubled couch potato egos - broke with Freud over Freud's hangup on libido, [...]

Relationships, history

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "I was so incredibly frustrated with the lack of positive images of black gay couples in committed relationships in the mainstream and LGBT press. There's a persistent myth that [...]

A touch of the divine in Florida

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Opinions|

By Leslie Robinson Viewpoint Whether or not you've heard of Jerry Buell, in a few minutes you're going to find it hard to forget him. Buell is a high school teacher in Mount Dora, Fla., [...]

Chaz Bono: ‘I’m just going to be dancing’

By | 2018-01-16T12:45:30+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

By Tara Cavanaugh Chaz Bono, the transgender child of Cher and Sonny Bono, is a member of the cast of this season's "Dancing With the Stars." As its first transgender contestant, Bono is receiving plenty [...]

Baldwin announces Senate bid

By | 2011-09-01T09:00:00+00:00 September 1st, 2011|News|

By Lisa Keen The news became official Tuesday: U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-WI, is running for the U.S. Senate in 2012. Baldwin made her announcement, which has been highly anticipated for weeks by the LGBT [...]