Coming up at Wharton Center

'Wicked' returns, tickets on sale April 27 After breaking box-office records and selling out in record time in 2007 and 2008, "Wicked," Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Cobb Great Hall June 27 through [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

Religious rebel

By Crystal Proxmire When the Rev. Amy DeLong performed a lesbian wedding at a United Methodist Church in Wisconsin in September 2009, she did not get defrocked. Instead of immediately dismissing the lesbian reverend, church [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Yee-haw! Lily Tomlin to play Reba's mom Perhaps no performer has moved as effortlessly between media as Lily Tomlin, who's struck comedy gold on records, in movies (she snagged an Oscar [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

You’ll go far, Leo!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Pluto in Capricorn, Mars in Virgo and Venus conjoining Jupiter in Taurus are all making a "grand trine," offering everyone vast creative power and the ability to make deep changes. [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

‘Kevin’ of the corn

We need to talk about Kevin. The kid's practically demonic in his pursuit to drive his mother nuts, sickly terrorizing Eva and the family - without giving too much away, he makes a mess of [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

An Old Pro Among the Beginners

Across 1 Start of what 72-Across said to his Oscar 8 Vidal essay collection 14 Earhart and others 16 Black eye 17 Where motorists get off 18 "Lions and ___ and bears ..." 19 Flock [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

A dog-gone good time at Go Comedy!

Back when The Second City was the 800-pound gorilla in Detroit's improv community, many of the area's up-and-coming improvisers studied their craft at its renowned training center. As part of their education, the students would [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:20:52-05:00March 15th, 2012|Entertainment|

Eating local for health and well-being

By Caitlin Joseph ANN ARBOR - You've heard it all before: buying local supports the local economy, creates jobs, helps the environment, and saves energy. But have you thought about the impact that buying and [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Guides|

Saved by the Bell

Between LGBT-friendly health-care referrals, free HIV testing, the Transgender Health Fair and the upcoming Project Healthy Living Health Fair there is no question: for Affirmations, health is top priority. London Bell serves as the Health [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:47:00-05:00March 15th, 2012|Guides|

Finding Kimo

It was no big deal for Kimo Frederiksen to single-handedly devour an entire pizza in one sitting or, in just a 48-hour period, finish off a gallon of cookies 'n' cream. "I could eat it [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Guides|

Serving LGBT seniors reception planned

SOUTHFIELD - On March 21 specialists in the field of aging will meet at 10 a.m. at Credit Union One in Southfield, to learn more about sensitively caring for the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|News|

What a difference a president can make.

BTL Editorial The Ruth Ellis Center and its executive director, Laura Hughes, deserve much praise for attracting and hosting the 2012 White House LGBT Conference on Housing and Homelessness held in Detroit last Friday. REC [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Utah Legislature

Creep of the Week Yes! Utah is on a fast track to becoming the first sex-free state in the country. I know, I know, a lot of people already thought it was. But the status [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Opinions|

Pages past tense #3

Parting Glances Sundays my mother took me to a First Baptist Church from ages five until 12. We rode with our neighbor Mrs. Williamson, her two sons, William and Robert. First Baptist (now Detroit's People's [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Opinions|

Obama, LGBT history

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "Recently, President Obama has been called on to issue an executive order prohibiting sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination by federal contractors. In considering such a policy, the president [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|Opinions|

Historic tele-gathering

By Dr. Kofi Adoma The now historic State of the SGL/BT Community international teleconference was conceived by Ifalade Ta'Shia Asanti as way of connecting the lives of Black LGBTs across the globe, and engaging in [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:05:37-05:00March 15th, 2012|Opinions|

Robo calls attack Romney’s pro-gay record

By Lisa Keen Keen News Service There was no surprise in Tuesday's Republican presidential primary results: The field's most conservative candidate, Rick Santorum, won primaries in two of the nation's most conservative states. The candidate [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|News|

Serving LGBT seniors reception planned

SOUTHFIELD - On March 21 specialists in the field of aging will meet at 10 a.m. at MediLodge in Southfield, to learn more about sensitively caring for the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender [...]

By |2012-03-15T09:00:00-04:00March 15th, 2012|News|