BREAKING: Court rules DOMA unconstitional

By | 2018-01-16T13:03:39+00:00 June 7th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen A unanimous three-judge panel of the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today (Thursday, May 31) that the core part of the Defense of Marriage Act, barring federal recognition of marriages [...]

One for the flamers

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|

by Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter It was inevitable. How could I not flambe something? What's more dramatic than strolling mock-casually into the dining room with a platter of something on fire? Flames catch guests' attention [...]

Book Marks

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Entertainment|

by Richard Labonte "Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama," by Alison Bechdel. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 304 pages, $22 hardcover. Bechdel's first graphic memoir, "Fun Home," focused with dark humor and candid introspection on the [...]

Won’t you be my neighbor?

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Bridgette M. RedmanX There is something endearing about a person who insists that you are "sweeter than poop." Maybe not the kind of endearing that makes it onto "Father Knows Best," but little that [...]

Do not flirt, Aries!

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Venus retrograding across the Sun in Gemini triggers bold flirtations that will probably go awry. Keep a sense of humor. As Mercury enters Cancer protective moods can shade your thinking. [...]

A Boy Named Sues

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 Home, to Glenn Burke 5 Result of a sexually active Woody 9 In the center of 13 Piercing rebuke from Caesar? 14 Stink up the place 15 Barcelona boy 16 Bahrain biggie 17 [...]

Comedy-drama hits home at the Rep

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Entertainment|

By John Quinn Art encourages thought. Art invites exploration of the uncomfortable. Art allows an individual audience member to share personal emotions and experiences with others similarly touched. Art is hard at work in Marilynn [...]

Wade Davis out for Obama

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|News|

Michiganders are one step closer to equality since President Obama affirmed his support for same-sex marriage in May. The goal now for many, is to get him re-elected for a second term. "We have to [...]

Between Ourselves: Rick and Janet Glasgow

By | 2018-01-16T10:26:20+00:00 June 7th, 2012|News|

Rick and Janet Glasgow bring more than fresh baked cookies and a home cooked meal when they come to the Ruth Ellis Center on Monday evenings. They bring a sense of stability for the LGBTQ [...]

K’zoo Pride to feature Pandora Boxx, Kimi Hayes

By | 2018-01-15T18:57:01+00:00 June 7th, 2012|News|

KALAMAZOO -- An entertainment lineup including drag queen Pandora Boxx and Kimi Hayes' rock band will be featured at the fifth annual Kalamazoo Pride June 9 at Arcadia Creek Festival Place. Live entertainment will feature [...]

Whirlpool welcomes diversity

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|News|

By Crystal Proxmire BENTON HARBOR - When Noel Dolan moved to Benton Harbor for a job in merchandising and marketing with Whirlpool Corporation, she was impressed with the way they rolled out the red carpet [...]

Bryan Fischer

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Opinions|

Creep of the Week Anti-gay stalwart Bryan Fischer got out a copy of Webster's Dictionary so that he could remind any and all who have not yet fallen under the spell of the "Homosexual Agenda" [...]

A thing of Beauty

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Opinions|

Parting Glances "You may drink my wine. You may eat my food. You may command my servants. But you must respect my dog!" So read the bronze plaque affixed to the door of the palatial [...]

American perception, continuing struggles

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "Such a misunderstanding of the basic demographics of sexual behavior and identity in America has potentially profound implications for the acceptance of the gay-rights agenda. On the one hand, [...]

Planned Parenthood a strong ally

By | 2012-06-07T09:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Opinions|

June is Gay Pride Month, and this year there is much to celebrate. Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan (PPMSM) has long been an ally to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Our [...]

IN PRAISE OF FREAKS AND WEIRDOS

By | 2018-01-15T18:04:03+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Opinions|

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud For the last month or so I've been riding my bike up the entire length of the Mississippi river. This has not been a trip about about amazing scenery [...]

LGBT Chevy ad goes viral

By | 2018-01-15T23:33:23+00:00 June 7th, 2012|News|

Chevrolet Volt's full page ad in Between The Lines' June Pride issue has taken the blogosphere and social networks by storm, receiving praise from LGBT and automobile bloggers, gay press and even George Takei. The [...]