Deep Inside Hollywood

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

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 [...]

Q Scopes: Rise to the occasion, Taurus!

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

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 [...]

Blended Family Member

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

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 [...]

A timely romp at Go Comedy!

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

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 [...]

Murder, mayhem and laughs in Eastpointe

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

"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, [...]

Faith initiative launches to a full house

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

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 [...]

Perceptions open house showcases new facility

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

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 [...]

HOW TO OPPOSE HB 5039

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

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 [...]

Church leaders blast same-sex marriage

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

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 [...]

Marriage equality: A busy 2012 is off and running

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

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 [...]

S/he Said: Marriage and parenting

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

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 [...]

Joel Osteen and feel-good homophobia

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

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 [...]

Gay families matter, activists tell Governor

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

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 [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Glenn, Close Up

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

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 [...]

Two lesbians in State of Union guest gallery

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

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 [...]