Michigan June Pride Season 2012

By | 2012-05-29T09:00:00+00:00 May 29th, 2012|Guides|

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 [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Entertainment|

Stop the teasing Q: Let me get right to the problem. My boyfriend, "Jorge," is a very popular, outgoing guy. To put it another way, he comes with a group around him. For the most [...]

Take responsibility, Pisces!

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Mercury conjoining Jupiter in Taurus offers new practical ideas. Then he enters Gemini stirring up new ideas to build on those foundations. Sun and Mercury squaring Neptune can create confusion [...]

Circular Thinking

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 Greek triangle 6 NG: Hotel in "Bobby" 16 Farewell to fifty million Frenchmen 17 Problem for a fluffer? 18 NG: Center 19 Cries over spilt milk, so to speak 20 NG: Trattoria topping [...]

Bending it like Peckham

By | 2018-01-16T09:01:29+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Martin F. Kohn The big black inkblots on the bright white backdrop in Detroit Ensemble Theatre's "Beyond Therapy" look like...well, what do you think they look like? Don't spend too much time trying to [...]

Motor City Pride Schedule

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Guides|

Saturday June 2, 2012 12:00 p.m. Family Picnic, Coordinated by Affirmations 2:00 p.m. Festival Opens 2:00 p.m. Commitment Ceremony, Pride Stage 10:00 p.m. Festival Closes Sunday, June 3, 2012 9:30 a.m. Parade Line-up (Fort and [...]

Leading by example

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|News|

By Desiree Cooper Tony Johnson - LGBT leader of color from Model D TV on Vimeo. About eight years ago, Curtis Lipscomb attended an HIV/AIDS program in Detroit. As the founder of KICK -- a [...]

Agema ascends to national committee slot

By | 2018-01-16T06:59:32+00:00 May 24th, 2012|News|

Senior Reporter American Independent News Network LANSING - Michigan Republicans ousted long-standing National Committeemen Saul Anuzis this past weekend, instead opting for a right-wing state lawmaker who has made waves with legislation dealing with everything [...]

Eleven young leaders emerge

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|News|

DETROIT - Eleven young people of color are the first wave of graduates of the new KICK LEAD program, which stands for Learn, Educate, Advocate and Drive. They were recognized in a graduation ceremony on [...]

Volunteer during June Pride Month

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|News|

BTL needs you Between The Lines is doing an exciting "2012 Voter Education Project," which will kick-off on June 2-3 at Motor City Pride in Hart Plaza and continue throughout June and July at Pride [...]

Garnet Lewis

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|News|

Crystal Proxmire Between Ourselves Sitting in the Democratic Party Headquarters in Lansing on the day before the filing deadline, the Director of the Joint Legislative Campaign Garnet Lewis is calm, cheerful and glowing with resolve. [...]

NAACP backs marriage equality

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen Saying that the NAACP has "always stood against laws that demean, dehumanize, and discriminate against people," NAACP Board Chairman Roslyn Brock formally announced Monday the board's vote in favor of a resolution [...]

Charles L. Worley

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Opinions|

Creep of the Week It should be a surprise to no sentient being that by coming out in favor of marriage equality; President Obama opened the floodgates for the anti-gay crazies. Mind you, this is [...]

Pages past tense #11

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Opinions|

Parting Glances I was fortunate as a gay teenager. When I turned 18 my parents never asked me who I was dating, or if I had a girlfriend. I was on my own. Of age [...]

Political atmosphere

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said " Our crisis has nothing to do with private morality. It's a crisis of public morality - of abuses of public trust that undermine the integrity of our economy [...]

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?

By | 2012-05-24T09:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Opinions|

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud You've probably seen this week's cheeky Newsweek cover, featuring a rainbow-haloed Obama and the tag line, "America's first gay president." I had no idea it was that easy to [...]

Lets make that change, okay?

By | 2018-01-15T20:14:59+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Opinions|

By Leslie Thompson Viewpoint This is not the first time that there has been a suggestion or discussion around the merger of Affirmations and Triangle Foundation/Equality Michigan. A lengthy debate and even a grant funded [...]