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Love in a Hopeless Place

By Anthony Paull Dating Diet It's a whirlwind, growing up. I can't get the hang of it. I'm on tour with a new book but I don't know how I got here. I say aloud, [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

Love in a Hopeless Place

By Anthony Paull Dating Diet It's a whirlwind, growing up. I can't get the hang of it. I'm on tour with a new book but I don't know how I got here. I say aloud, [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

The Union Square

by Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter You can't go to the Olive Garden without your server pushing "specialty cocktails," a euphemism for toxic waste. These poisonous catch-alls are enough to make you hurl. "McSewer's 12-year bourbon, [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Union Square

by Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter You can't go to the Olive Garden without your server pushing "specialty cocktails," a euphemism for toxic waste. These poisonous catch-alls are enough to make you hurl. "McSewer's 12-year bourbon, [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Book Marks

by Richard Labonte "The Stranger's Child," by Alan Hollinghurst. Knopf, 448 pages, $27.95 hardcover. For gay fans of Hollinghurst's first novel, "The Swimming-Pool Library," his new work - seven years in the writing - may [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

Music of the heart

By Andrea Poteet These days, Richard Schooping is focusing on the little things. He's not thinking about the nerve damage that has ravaged his throat and left him unable to sing. He's ignoring the possibility [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

Music of the heart

By Andrea Poteet These days, Richard Schooping is focusing on the little things. He's not thinking about the nerve damage that has ravaged his throat and left him unable to sing. He's ignoring the possibility [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

Be patient, Virgo!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Mars in Virgo sesqui-square Jupiter in Taurus goads people to be more stubborn, assertive and critical. Listening patiently and graciously, and learning how to improve, gives you an edge. Being [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

Remembering Barbara Grier

Across 1 Jodie Foster, to Yale 5 Bob Marley, e.g. 10 Craig Claiborne's gumbo pod 14 Gauche side, for Debussy 15 Sea eagles 16 Fashionable Christian 17 Kind of round 18 Brand of foamy heads [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:25:46-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

Galen Dodd blocks, hits, comes out

By Dan Woog The OutField At 6-feet-4-inches - and still three months away from his 16th birthday - Galen Dodd might have been expected to play basketball. There's pressure to do so on every tall [...]

By |2018-01-23T02:45:18-05:00December 15th, 2011|Entertainment|

LCC won’t fight partner benefits law

LANSING - The state's only community college to offer health care benefits to unmarried partners says it will not defend those benefits if Gov. Rick Snyder signs legislation which would ban them. Lansing Community College, [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:13:45-05:00December 15th, 2011|News|

Rick Perry

Creep of the Week You don't have to be a political scientist to recognize that Texas Governor Rick Perry is an ignorant prick. But I've got to hand it to him: he knows how to [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Opinions|

Wise men, cross-dressing chickens

Parting Glances An olde, olde legend - newly shared for posterity by a handful of forthright and gay-friendly scholars - says that the wise man known as Kaspar liked on festive occasions and birthdays to [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Opinions|

The Bachmanns, Muppets and Finances

S/He Said "I don't believe Michele Bachmann's husband is gay - I don't think you'd [Michele Bachmann] run for president - I think he's just effete. If you can have gays who don't seem gay, [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:43:25-05:00December 15th, 2011|Opinions|

A step in the rights direction

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Transmissions Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman from Georgia, had been working as a proofreader and editor in the state's Office of Legislative Counsel. Two years into her employment, in 2007, [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Opinions|

A step in the rights direction

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Transmissions Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman from Georgia, had been working as a proofreader and editor in the state's Office of Legislative Counsel. Two years into her employment, in 2007, [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|Opinions|

Cops target gay men in Kent County parks

By BTL Staff and AP Wire GRAND RAPIDS - Activists in western Michigan say sheriff's deputies have been unfairly targeting gay men in Kent County parks by striking up conversations with them while working undercover. [...]

By |2011-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2011|News|