Not-So-Confidential HIV Testing

By | 2013-03-04T09:00:00+00:00 March 4th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Cropped image of a Michigan Department of Community Health brochure on HIV testing. Since 2003, the Michigan Department of Community Health has been secretly collecting the names, dates of birth, risk categories, and other [...]

Above and Beyond

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter My brother-in-law introduced me to a new liqueur last week - well, new to me, anyway. It's an Italian aperitif called Aperol, and it's quite delicious. Think Campari, but with [...]

The Laughing Stock

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Entertainment|

By Samantha White Clockwise from left; Bridget McManus, Ted Morris, Gloria Bigelow and Jackie Monahan Some of the country's funniest comedians are coming to Michigan's LGBT ComedyFest at 8 p.m. March 9. Bridget McManus, [...]

Hear Me Out: Tim McGraw, Jewel

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Tim McGraw, 'Two Lanes of Freedom' "Two Lanes of Freedom" is a significant departure for the country-music stud who's so brand new, his wardrobe now includes butt-hugging white pants. He takes advantage of this newfound [...]

In All the Right Circles

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Strip in the locker room 5 Weight unit for your stones 10 Cry out for 14 Oodles 15 Emanation from Feniger's kitchen 16 " ___ Betty" 17 Women's suffrage leader Carrie 18 Toxic [...]

Happily never after

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn Brent Griffith (Podkoliosin) and Ty Mitchell (Kochkariev) in "Marriage" at the Hilberry Theatre. Photo: Kevin Replinger My mother's first response upon hearing that I was seeing a Russian comedy was, "There [...]

Look Out, Boys! Mae West Is Back In Town!

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Michigan, News|

DETROIT - Mae West is back, and Detroit has her! In conjunction with the retirement reception for Barbara Murray from AIDS Partnership Michigan, "Dirty Blonde" will be presented as a very special one-time event on [...]

Equality In The Jury Box

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Among the lesser-known places discrimination takes place is inside the courtroom, particularly in states where it is not illegal to dismiss jurors because of their sexual orientation or gender expression. Michigan is one of those [...]

Matt Barber

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep of the Week If any of my readers have daddy issues and get off on being told "you're a bad bad boy," you'll love Matt Barber's new slash fiction open letter to the gays. [...]