Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Linda Lovelace gets her men It takes a village to tell the story of '70s porn sensation Linda "Lovelace" Boreman, and acclaimed filmmaking team Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, the guys [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|Entertainment|

Q Scopes: Rise to the occasion, Taurus!

By Jack Fertig Still in Capricorn, Sun squares Saturn, which can feel limiting; turn that "limit" into focusing on goals. Entering Aquarius on the 20th Sun squares Jupiter in Taurus offering brilliant opportunities. Some are [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|Entertainment|

Blended Family Member

Across 1 Pre-kiss insert 5 Like the Indy 500? 9 "Exotica" director Egoyan 13 Unwelcome obligation 14 "Showboat"'s "Nobody ___ But Me" 15 "___ Hai" of "South Pacific" 16 Start of a quip 19 _Peter [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|Entertainment|

A timely romp at Go Comedy!

The more things change, the more things stay the same. While that might be part of the message delivered by "The Tim Machine" at Ferndale's Go Comedy! Improv Theater, it's also descriptive of Metro Detroit's [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:36:31-05:00January 19th, 2012|Entertainment|

Murder, mayhem and laughs in Eastpointe

"I keep losing track of what crime we're committing," gasps Lois Shields, an exasperated book editor in "Cahoots," the comedy thriller now playing at Eastpointe's Broadway Onstage Live Theatre. And she's not the only one, [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|Entertainment|

Faith initiative launches to a full house

By Crystal Proxmire FERNDALE - After centuries of oppression by church leaders of all faiths, believers in God and equality in Michigan are organizing and striking back. "If I don't stand up for my God-given [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:32:33-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|

Perceptions open house showcases new facility

SAGINAW - Perceptions Saginaw Valley, the LGBT community organization in the Midland Saginaw area, will hold a special open house and fundraiser for its new facility on Saturday, Jan. 21 at The Alderton Bulding, 301 [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:39:22-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|

HOW TO OPPOSE HB 5039

MI Rep. Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) said that the best way to oppose HB 5039 that would strip cities of their local ordinances is for residents to contact their state representatives along with those who serve [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|

Church leaders blast same-sex marriage

By Chuck Colbert Keen News Service A group of nearly 40 conservative religious leaders released an open letter this month (January 12) that seeks to reframe the battle over same-sex civil marriage as a threat [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|

Marriage equality: A busy 2012 is off and running

by Dana Rudolph Pro-active efforts got underway this month to establish marriage equality in at least three more states. Democratic leaders in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly on Jan. 9 announced their intention to [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:19:20-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|

S/he Said: Marriage and parenting

Compiled by Howard Israel "(Gay parents) tend to be more motivated, more committed than heterosexual parents on average, because they chose to be parents... Gays and lesbians rarely become parents by accident, compared with an [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|Opinions|

Joel Osteen and feel-good homophobia

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud When the Michelle Bachmanns or Glenn Becks of the world do their public rants about rampant homosexual perversion and the decay of American values, I'm happy to let them [...]

By |2018-01-16T04:51:41-05:00January 19th, 2012|Opinions|

Gay families matter, activists tell Governor

On the day of Michigan's State of the State address, activists gathered to let lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder know "Gay families matter!" Photo: Todd Heywood More than 175 people from across Michigan had [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|

EXCLUSIVE: Glenn, Close Up

Man, Glenn Close feels like a woman, but she sure doesn't look like one in her new gender-bending movie. In "Albert Nobbs," the actress - known especially to gay audiences for her role in the [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:49:41-05:00January 19th, 2012|Entertainment|

Two lesbians in State of Union guest gallery

By Lisa Keen Col. Ginger Wallace, an openly lesbian intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, will be one of two openly gay people in the First Lady's gallery seats tonight, when President Obama delivers [...]

By |2012-01-19T09:00:00-05:00January 19th, 2012|News|