Book Marks

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Entertainment|

by Richard Labonte "My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family," by Zach Wahls with Bruce Littlefield. Gotham Books, 234 pages, $26 hardcover. In his acknowledgments, Wahls - whose Iowa state [...]

Love, Rufus

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Entertainment|

There are bad romances, and there's the kind that Rufus Wainwright had during the making of his latest album, "Out of the Game." The troubadour got smitten with super-producer Mark Ronson, who added a pop [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2018-01-15T20:20:18+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente 'Mockingbird Lane' gets its cast of munsters It started with, "Huh? A reboot of "The Munsters"? We need this?" And then we learned that Bryan Fuller, the wildly inventive creator of [...]

Easy does it, Gemini!

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Sun and Venus aspecting Pluto and Uranus illuminate current crises. Look for ways to speak for your community and reach out to others. ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Feeling [...]

Dick Partner

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 "Hairspray" list 5 Inmates 9 Group of sets, for Mauresmo 14 Suffix with leather 15 Cruising greeting 16 Marlon Brando's hometown 17 Province of Spain 18 Some Feds 19 Tibet neighbor 20 Portrayer [...]

Pizza Partners

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Neighborhoods|

Chicago-style pizza lovers no longer have to drive 300 miles for a slice of deep dish pie. On Nine Mile, just west of Woodward in Ferndale, is MiChigo Pizza, where owners Mike Miner and Bill [...]

Being the change

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

By Desiree Cooper Bre Campbell: LGBT Activist from Model D TV on Vimeo. Bre'Ann Campbell didn't set out to change the world - she's been too busy working on her personal transformation. But in the [...]

Moral Disorder of HB 5040

By | 2018-01-15T17:46:46+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

In most discussions, HB 5040 is framed as a bill that means students studying to work in a mental health profession can refuse to treat a patient or client who is gay because homosexuality goes [...]

Hitting the Road for HIV/AIDS Outreach

By | 2018-01-16T12:43:55+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

YPSILANTI - HIV/AIDS is not something people hear enough about on a regular basis anymore. While millions continue to be impacted by the disease, it's not the way it was when HIV/AIDS first emerged 30 [...]

Out for a Job

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

FERNDALE - Over 150 people packed Affirmations on June 21, for the first-ever LGBT Job Expo in the state. National companies and multicultural corporations including GM, Chrysler, Merrill Lynch, MetLife and Deloitte had recruiting experts [...]

Activists Again

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

As the generation that fought hardest for gay rights approaches retirement, questions arise over how best to fight for them again. The 2012 Older Adult Summit brought together dozens of aging LGBT individuals and a [...]

Ann Arobr Public Hearing on Discrimination Planned

By | 2018-01-15T23:33:58+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

There will be a public hearing, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, to hear testimony on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, July 12 [...]

Gary Glenn thanks Mayor Daniels at council meeting

By | 2018-01-16T06:07:33+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

TROY - Gary Glenn, president of the American Family Association of Michigan and a co-author of Michigan's 2004 Anti-Marriage Amendment, spoke at the June 18 Troy City Council meeting and lauded Troy Mayor Janice Daniels [...]

Stonewall Democrats Endorse 25 for Congress

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

National Stonewall Democrats announced the group's first 25 endorsements June 26,including six out LGBT candidates. Michigan's Trevor Thomas, who is running in the state's 3rd Congressional District is included. The partisan organization has a rolling [...]

Shooting of Teen Lesbian Couple in Texas

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

PORTLAND - Texas Police are investigating the weekend shooting of two teenage women that left one dead and one wounded in a coastal South Texas park. Portland police Chief Randy Wright told the Corpus Christi [...]

HHS report details progress, new goals on LGBT health issues

By | 2018-01-23T11:08:01+00:00 June 28th, 2012|News|

From NGLTF press release WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released its annual report {URLwww.hhs.gov/secretary/about/lgbthealth_objectives_2012.html} of steps it has taken to promote the health and well-being of LGBT people. [...]

GOProud

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Opinions|

Creep of the Week There are some folks in this world who just don't understand gay Republicans. I am not one of them. Though I should make clear that by "understand" I mean "acknowledge the [...]

Pages past tense #14

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Opinions|

Parting Glances I celebrated my 21st birthday in 1957 with my first partner Ernie Gilbert at the Flame Show Baron Brush Street, in the heart of Detroit's thriving Negro community. The Flame was "a black [...]

2012 Elections, GoProud

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "Now that the President has personally endorsed marriage equality, his own victory or loss in the election will be important to the outcome of these (court) cases. So will [...]

An Olympic moment

By | 2012-06-28T09:00:00+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Opinions|

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Transmission On the 27th of July, in London, the Games of the XXX Olympiad will begin. It will be the usual mix of pageantry, sportsmanship and likely a dash of scandal. [...]