Dear Jody: Mama Drama

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

Mama drama Q: Jody, I have a problem with my roommate. But first, let me give you a little background information so you can understand where I am coming from. "Karen" and her daughter moved [...]

Body talk

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Andrea Poteet Since he was a teen, Daniel Harder has loved dance for its ability to communicate emotions that words sometimes can't. And as the lead in the New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Clint wants Cruise for Beyonce. Can you blame him? If you want to get strict about it, there's nothing gay about "A Star Is Born" except for, you know, everything, especially [...]

Pay attention, Aries!

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Mars retrograde in Virgo quincunx to Uranus in Aries triggers arguments galore and accidents especially at work. Think and consult before acting! Look before you leap. ARIES (March 20 - [...]

Puccini for Crossword Fans

By | 2018-01-16T06:59:16+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 One way to have one's meat 5 Group of discussion groups 11 Self-description from one's knees? 15 Molecule part 16 Fixed up 17 Wang in fashion 18 Question from _Puccini for Beginners_ 21 [...]

Second national tour pulls its punches

By | 2018-01-15T18:24:36+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Bridgette M. Redman "Jersey Boys" is a deceptively challenging musical. It spins a captivating storyline straight out of the memories of the four original members of "The Four Seasons." It is chock full of [...]

The challenges of being… human

By | 2018-01-16T15:28:12+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Bridgette M. Redman One of the most relevant aspects of "Next Fall" to the gay community, said Peppermint Creek Theatre Company's artistic director, is that it treats the same-sex couple the same as it [...]

Editor’s Pick – Music & More

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Neighborhoods|

Presented by the University Musical Society, the St. Lawrence String Quartet returns to Ann Arbor's Rackham Auditorium on April 5. During UMS' 09/10 season, this Quartet performed a stellar program of Haydn, Ravel and John [...]

Editor’s Pick – Outings

By | 2018-01-15T17:35:14+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Neighborhoods|

Volunteer organizers have coordinated the fourth annual HomeGrown Local Food Summit, bringing together stakeholders and community members to strengthen Washtenaw County's local food system. This year's Local Food Summit will highlight Michigan's unique agricultural past [...]

A vibrant ‘busy place’ emerges

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

FERNDALE - When Dave Garcia took over as executive director for Affirmations Community Center, he was given what some described as an essentially fresh start by the organization's interim director Kevin Howley. Programming and staff [...]

BTL honored at MCHR event

By | 2018-01-16T11:47:46+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

DETROIT - Between The Lines received the prestigious Media Activist Award at the 32nd Annual Michigan Coalition of Human Rights dinner and reception March 24. Over 300 people attended the ceremony at Marygrove College where [...]

BTL and Gaypon partner to offer lgbt daily deals

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

LIVONIA - Pride Source Media Group, publishers of Between The Lines, has partnered withGaypon, an online couponing company, to provide LGBT-friendly "deals of the day" and couponing opportunities. Pride Source Deals, Powered by Gaypon, will [...]

Voter ID law focus of discussion

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

The ACLU of Michigan Annual Oakland Branch meeting will take place on April 15 from 2 - 4 p.m. at Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Ave. in Bloomfield Hills. The speakers will examine the rise [...]

If Only

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Viewpoint On Feb. 26 Trayvon Martin, a seventeen year old African American youth, went to the store to get a pack of skittles and an Arizona tea. He wasn't a bad kid. He'd never been [...]

Pat Robertson

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Opinions|

Creep of the Week Congratulations, Pat Robertson, for being chosen as Creep of the Week. There were a lot of outstanding candidates this week, but I chose you. Why? Alas, it's not because you're special. [...]

One snappy fairy tale

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Opinions|

Parting Glances "Your condition can be changed using this box of amazing cure-alls," hOOty hOOted Dr. Exodus Barn Owl, shoving a package of Miracle Elastics, Assorted Colors, Funny Farm, LTD., across his highly polished oak-tree [...]

Starbucks, Santorum and Savage

By | 2018-01-16T14:55:25+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "Any decision of this type or magnitude has to be made with great thoughtfulness and I would assure you that a senior team at Starbucks discussed this. To be [...]

Free Speech

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Opinions|

By Eric W. Rader Speak Out The United States Constitution grants every citizen the right to say what she or he believes, without fear of being censored or arrested for expressing one's beliefs. What a [...]

In a Family Way

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Opinions|

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud If you're like me, you don't think a whole lot about birth control. You probably don't have much heterosexual sex, though I shouldn't assume, and you likely believed that [...]

‘My Week With Marilyn’ on DVD

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

Some like it hot, and some like it with a little more oomph. "My Week With Marilyn," starring the ever-fabulous Michelle Williams in the Oscar-nominated role, is remarkably made to appeal to whatever Marilyn you [...]

‘My Week With Marilyn’ on DVD

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

Some like it hot, and some like it with a little more oomph. "My Week With Marilyn," starring the ever-fabulous Michelle Williams in the Oscar-nominated role, is remarkably made to appeal to whatever Marilyn you [...]

Two murders in Detroit

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

At press time, Between The Lines is still gathering information on two separate killings that occurred over the past week in Detroit. Dimetrez Griffin, 37, was found beaten to death in his apartment at the [...]

Michigan June Pride Season 2012

By | 2012-03-29T09:00:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|News|

LGBT organizations and volunteer organizers are gearing up for another fabulous summer of pride. Below is a comprehensive list of this year's June Pride season festivals. Check back for updated additional information and new pride [...]