Dear Jody

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Entertainment|

Cheater looks for answers Q: I was drinking one day with my best friend "Nancy." I had several mixed drinks. Nancy was not drunk. So, I don't know how it all happened, but one thing [...]

Graffiti Fix

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Entertainment|

Gorgeous, talented and British - of course Jamie Scott has a gay following. The 27-year-old dreamboat fronts U.K. group Graffiti6, a folktronica hybrid rooted in Motown and trippy art-pop that dropped their full-length debut, "Colours," [...]

Q Scopes: Brush up on skills, Sagittarius!

By | 2018-01-16T10:25:39+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Entertainment|

Mars is turning retrograde and will backtrack through Virgo until April 13. In this period, recent pet peeves, critical arguments, bitchy outbursts and intestinal inflammations will come back to haunt you. Keep an eye on [...]

Who’s That Girl Crush?

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 Inedible Apple 5 Thailand neighbor 9 He gives gifts in stocking 14 "Safe!" or "Out!" 15 Heterogeneous mixture 16 George, who was Mary Ann 17 "The African Queen" author 18 Middle of Caesar's [...]

Troy mayor inflames another gay controversy

By | 2018-01-16T01:42:33+00:00 January 26th, 2012|News|

Troy residents Jeff Williams and Kristen Douglas protesting Mayor Daniels on Dec. 5. BTL photo: Andrew Potter TROY - Mayor of Troy Janice Daniels is under scrutiny once more for making more anti-gay statements. [...]

College gets $23 million for social justice

By | 2018-01-16T15:39:30+00:00 January 26th, 2012|News|

KALAMAZOO - Kalamazoo College has received a $23 million grant to endow the work of its Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. The grant, made by the Arcus Foundation, will support a broad array of [...]

ACLU: Michigan domestic partners can’t wait

By | 2018-01-16T07:40:02+00:00 January 26th, 2012|News|

Mary Anne Meyers ACLU LGBT Project Attorney Jay Kaplan addressing the press Jan. 4. BTL photo: Andrew Potter Michigan News Connection DETROIT - When Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed the ban on public employee [...]

Holland is Ready recognized

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|News|

HOLLAND - Holland is Ready, the group that sought to have an inclusive civil rights ordinance passed last year, was the recipient of the City of Holland Social Justice Award presented at the Jan. 15 [...]

Patrick Wooden

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Opinions|

Creep of the Week Holy shit. And I mean that literally. Because Patrick Wooden is both a pastor and a man whose imagination is wildly scatological, at least when it comes to the gays. Wooden [...]

My rainbow visitor

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Opinions|

Parting Glances I've lost three friends in three months. LaMarr Fields, Rev. Mark Bidwell, my Cass Tech High School classmate Gordon Barnard. Each lives inwardly as long as I will live; and at 75 that [...]

LGBT youth and Mayors for Freedom

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "On behalf of advocates for LGBT youth everywhere, let me be the first to say 'thank you.' Simply by giving your son your love and support, you have already [...]

On the Road Again

By | 2012-01-26T09:00:00+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Opinions|

By Roland Leggit Viewpoint I can hardly believe that it's already 2012. It seems that just the other day I was standing on the stage at Motor City Pride on a beautiful afternoon in June. [...]