This Week: Propeller Lands Again At Power Center

By | 2013-02-18T09:00:00+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Photo: Ben Allen (Olivia) and Joseph Chance (Viola) in Propeller's "Twelfth Night." Photo: Manuel Harlan YPSILANTI - The month ends with five days of performances by the exquisitely bawdy all-male Shakespeare company Propeller, performing [...]

Pisco Punch

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter Call me the Pisco Kid. Yes, I'm still on a Pisco kick. The attentive reader will recall that my last Cocktail Chatter column concerned the Peruvian firewater called Pisco, a [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente From Ira Sachs' "Keep the Lights On." Photo: Jean-Christophe Husson James Franco is one of the beautiful people, but you knew that Let's just go ahead and make the man [...]

First Gay Inaugural Poet

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Benjamin Britten's Peter 6 Comedy sketch 10 Reproduced nonheterosexually? 14 Mother of the groom, to the other groom 15 Reverse an action 16 Foam at the mouth 17 Beethoven's "F,r ___" 18 Former [...]

Philippe Kahn: A role model for all

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Entertainment, Sports|

By Dan Woog The OutField As a volunteer assistant wrestling coach, Philippe Kahn had an easy relationship with the athletes at South High School in Torrance, Cali. They respected his talents, but like teenagers everywhere, [...]

Piecing Together The Relics Of Tragedy

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By Carolyn Hayes Seth (Zach Hendrickson) interrogates Farsted (Alastar Dimitrie) in Puzzle Piece Theatre's "Show and Tell." Photo: Tom Michaels Metro Detroit is no stranger to low-budget, guerrilla theater, which thrives on low overhead [...]

Youth Rising: The Push For Marriage

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Michigan, News|

By Crystal Proxmire MiLove intends to collect enough signatures to put a repeal of Prop. 2 on the ballot for Nov. 2014 Change is bubbling up in Michigan's LGBT community, with people who weren't [...]

HIV/STD Testing Expanded At Affirmations

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale partners with Oakland County Health Division, AIDS Partnership Michigan and Michigan AIDS Coalition to offer free HIV and STD testing. All tests are free, confidential and anonymous. Find all scehdules [...]

Affirmations’ Spring Bash 2013 Set

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Spring Bash, Affirmations Community Center's premier event of the year, is coming April 13 and will once again help raise significant funding to support vital programming and services. The 14th annual event is guaranteed to [...]

Diana Medley

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep of the Week Not every teacher is able to find the courage to boldly declare that gay, lesbian, and bisexual students have no purpose in life and that their very existence is offensive to [...]

Jewel: The Gay Q&A

By | 2013-02-14T09:00:00+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Entertainment|

Jewel's life is the best kind of It Gets Better story. Even though the famed music-maker recorded a video to offer hope to struggling teens, she didn't need to; to be inspired, one only has [...]