International News

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Rex Wockner Fundamentalists trash cinemas showing lesbian film Zealots from India's Shiv Sena party trashed movie theaters in Mumbai (Bombay), Delhi, Indore, Jabalpur, Varanasi and other cities in mid-June to halt screenings of the [...]

Donigan garners LGBT support

By | 2018-01-15T17:16:47-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman Royal Oak City Commissioner Marie Donigan drew a crowd at a Royal Oak gathering recently which was held in support of her bid for a seat in the Michigan House of Representatives. [...]

Hear Me OUT

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Queer As Folk: Fourth Season Soundtrack (Tommy Boy) Though the first three "Queer As Folk" soundtracks were a little heavy on club anthems and synth-pop, the Fourth Season soundtrack is a diverse mix of techno, [...]

Equal marriage throughout the world

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Here is the legal status of equal marriage in Europe and other parts of the world: Belgium: Legalized equal marriage in 2002. Britain: Plans to introduce legislation soon authorizing civil unions giving gay couples legal [...]

New LGBT students of color scholarship at MSU

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

A scholarship will be awarded to Michigan State University students who are active in addressing issues for students of color who are lesbian, bisexual, gay, and/or transgender beginning spring, 2005. MSU undergraduate LaJoya Johnson was [...]

Marriage news from around the country

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Compiled by Dawn Wolfe Idaho: State Democrats wrapped up their three-day biennial convention this weekend, adopting a pro-choice platform and giving generalized support for equal marriage rights. Delegates voted multiple times on equal marriage, settling [...]

The price of judgment

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Tracey Kirkwood Baker On June 18, 1999, my brother, Ricky, died of AIDS at the age of 34. He was diagnosed with HIV in 1989, but hid this from the family. He told us about [...]

Delving below the surface

By | 2018-01-23T10:34:24-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Terry Lynn Howcott, M.S.W. The book, the accusations, the hostility, and both valid and unjustified guilt have made for much radio and television dialogue on this issue. But, have critical details been left out [...]

TasteFest promises food, fun and more

By | 2018-01-16T15:38:24-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Sharon Gittleman At this year's Comerica TasteFest you'll enjoy more than dishes like chicken paprikash and Thornetta Davis' hot blues vocals - there will be exotic jewelry from China, aloha shirts inspired by the [...]

Romney backs FMA at senate hearing

By | 2018-01-16T14:26:28-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Bob Roehr The Senate Judiciary Committee turned again to the subject of equal marriage and the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) to the Constitution that would ban it. This time it was a June 22 [...]

Nite Out

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Thursday Pronto hosts "Will & Grace" with $3 pints. Friction with Tom Newman at The Works. Martini Night at the Male Box. Rumors Nightclub hosts College night with DJ Gemini in Grand Rapids. Latino night [...]

GOTCHA at StrongArm Productions

By | 2018-01-16T10:35:57-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Photos by Imani Williams The Works - Saturday, June 26 A 'Party with a Purpose' is what StrongArm Productions put on Satuday. Don't miss the next event during Hotter Than July!

War President, indeed

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

When President Bush calls himself a "war President" he's talking about his so-called war on terror, but he could just as easily be talking about the war against LGBT Americans that is raging in this [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Michael Pitt Is 'Jailbait' A sign that things are slowly changing in Hollywood: young actors who just don't care if they're seen in "too many" gay-themed projects. Take Michael Pitt, co-star [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Jody Valley Discrimination is still legal Q: A friend of mine told me about a job at Agave Restaurant on Woodward and Canfield. My friend told me he was looking for cooks and told [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By John Quinn : Review: 'Winesburg, Ohio' Chicago salutes pride with musical update of American classic The advice to budding writers has become a clichŽ - write what you know. Young George Willard eventually does [...]

Curtain Calls

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Theater Update: Meadow Brook Theatre It's official: Meadow Brook's 'first' season is one for the record books An interesting phenomenon developed last year moments after Meadow Brook Theatre severed its ties from Oakland University. Although [...]

Community Clipboard

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220Phone: 248-398-7105 Fax: 248-541-1943Email: info@GoAffirmations.org Web: www.GoAffirmations.org Affirmations is home to nearly150 groups every month!That's a lot of people and a lot of groups.Call [...]

Art & Around

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

UMMA presents major re-evaluation of Georgia O'Keeffe ANN ARBOR - The University of Michigan Museum of Art presents "Georgia O'Keeffe and the Sublime Landscape," an extraordinary exhibition that re-examines the work of one of the [...]

Now Playing

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Just Out Around the World in 80 Days Wrongly marketed as a Jackie Chan star vehicle, this exceptionally messy and racially offensive ensemble picture - made all the more puzzling by the Hong Kong star's [...]

I’m back!

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By John Corvino Having made my official "comeback" two weeks ago with one of my heavy-duty, quasi-philosophical columns ("Three Questions About Harm," June 17), this week I present some lighthearted fluff: random reflections on column-writing. [...]

Q Scopes for women

By | 2018-01-22T23:32:46-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman Look inward, Capricorn! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): The full moon on July 2 in the career sector of your chart is an indication of great things to come, even though [...]

Q Scopes for men

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman Look inward, Capricorn! ARIES (March 21 to April 20): This is a passionate time for you, darling. Perhaps too passionate. You need to draw some clear boundaries between love and work. No [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2001-04-07T09:00:00-04:00 April 7th, 2001|Uncategorized|

Oh Danny Boy Across 1 Clinton of comedy5 Some of Mabel Maney's digits (abbr.)9 R.E.M. frontman Michael14 What one does to one's loins15 Actress Kunis of "That '70s Show"16 Like some Greek columns17 34-Down suds18 [...]