Obituary: Grace McClelland

By | 2015-06-30T09:00:00+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Michigan, News|

LINCOLN PARK - Grace McClelland, former executive director of the Ruth Ellis Center, suffered a fatal heart attack on June 16. McClelland, 57, was born in Camden, N.J. After graduating from St. Joseph's High School [...]

Why Gay Press (Still Matters)

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Entertainment|

By Keith Orr A vibrant gay literary culture requires four elements: authors, readers, publishers and bookstores. This column regularly deals with the first two, and occasionally with the last. However, the forgotten third element of [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Tom Ford speaks, gets $20 Million At the recent Cannes Film Festival, Tom Ford announced his intention to make his next feature, "Nocturnal Animals", and Focus stepped in with $20 million [...]

Hit Girl

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Entertainment|

By Lawrence Ferber Novelist Jackie Collins may kick ass and take names, but she certainly knows how to keep those names secret... or at least thinly-veiled in her books. "As long as I change the [...]

Vanity Fair Lady

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Tennessee Williams "Summer and Smoke" heroine 5 To ___ it may concern 9 Snatch 14 Billy Crystal played gay on this sitcom 15 "The English Patient" nurse 16 Bones below elbows 17 Bear's [...]

An Enchanted Evening In Dexter

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn SHOW DETAILS: South Pacific Encore Musical Theatre 3126 Broad St., Dexter June 4-July 3; check website for performance times $32-$28 734-268-6200 http://www.TheEncoreTheatre.org The "book musical" is as thoroughly American as baseball and [...]

The End Of Michigan For Marriage?

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY AJ TRAGER LANSING - Michigan For Marriage was organized as a collaborative public education campaign to build support for marriage equality in Michigan and has spent the last few years gathering communities together to [...]

Ingham Celebrates Marriage Equality

By | 2015-06-25T09:00:00+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Michigan, News|

By the time Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum closed down her offices Friday, June 26, she had issued 26 marriage licenses and performed 16 ceremonies herself. She was definitely the first in Michigan to perform [...]