Gay Man Beaten Outside Muskegon Bar

By | 2013-02-05T09:00:00+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Staff Report MUSKEGON - A 29-year-old Muskegon man was beaten unconscious outside of DJ's Pub and Grill on Henry Street in Muskegon early on the morning of Feb. 3 where he had been singing karoke [...]

The Pickleback

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter "Are you pregnant?" Dan asked me the other day. "I'm not sure," I said through the chomp of a pickle - my third in so many minutes - "but I [...]

Rock Out

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Entertainment|

By Jerome Stuart Nichols Hunter Valentine perform Feb. 7 at The Loving Touch in Ferndale. Photo: Leslie Van Stelten Photography As the queer lead singer of lesbian alt-rock group Hunter Valentine, Kiyomi McCloskey is [...]

Girl Groups Of The Sixties

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Problem for a drag queen's hosiery 5 Rock Hudson's "A Farewell to ___ " 9 Dirt clump 13 Jason Lee TV role 14 Lincoln's Johnson 15 Folk history 16 Pink Triangle Press publication [...]

Cheaters Sometimes Prosper

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn Andrew Parker, Pete Podolski, Carol Lempert, and Brian P. Sage in The Jewish Ensemble Theatre Company's production of "Photograph 51." Photo: Jan Cartwright As a biology student at U-M, I found [...]

Avalon Breads Rises To New Heights

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Avalon staff members above are among 50 people currently employed at the bakery. The new facilities will add an additional 100 employees. Photo courtesy Avalon Bread DETROIT - Ann Perrault, co-owner and CEO of [...]

Reflections Of Dis-Repair

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Reparative therapy is the idea that one can become straight through counseling and prayer. This practice has been recently banned for minors in California, and a New Jersey lawsuit filed last month is seeking damages [...]

Danny Windsor Dies At 87

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

By Tim Retzloff MUSKEGON - Danny Windsor, a world-traveled entertainer and emcee at gay night spots in Detroit in the 1960s and purportedly a flying monkey in the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, [...]

Terry Jones

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep of the Week Hey are you pissed that President Obama has been all nice-nice with the gays lately? Then you should totally set him on fire. Or at least a life-size Obama doll strung [...]

Is The Constitution Passe?

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud Despite my radical spirit, my committed feminism and deep distrust of old establishments, after I went to law school I became a fawning, dorky fan of the U.S. Constitution. [...]

Time For Dedicated Action

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Eric Radar Viewpoint President Obama made history last week when he proclaimed his support for LGBT equality in his second inaugural address. Never before in American history has a president declared support for gay [...]

Boy Scouts Seek Input on Gay Ban

By | 2013-01-31T09:00:00+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Those who want the Boy Scouts to end Ñ or at least soften Ñ their ban on gays can now call or email the organization to voice their opinion. Calls are being answered at the [...]