Anti-war protest in Ann Arbor

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Cheryl Zupan and Kelly Peters ANN ARBOR - More than 1,500 people drummed, chanted and marched through downtown Ann Arbor Thursday evening in a "peace march" and student rally. The protests came on the [...]

International news briefs

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Rex Wockner Half of EU recognizes gay couples More than half of the European Union's 15 nations now legally recognize same-sex couples. Two countries - Belgium and the Netherlands - let same-sex couples marry [...]

Letter to the editor

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

I must respectfully disagree with the suggestiveness of the "State of the State" article and editorial that appeared in this week's "Between The Lines." In her State of the State speech, Governor Granholm emphasized that [...]

Community Clipboard

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center 195 West Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone: (248) 398-7105 Fax: (248)541-1943 Email: info@GoAffirmations.org Web: http://www.GoAffirmations.org NEWS AT THE CENTER HEALTH: Kick Butts - a Queer-friendly program offering smoking [...]

Now Playing

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Agent Cody Banks Frankie Muniz is CIA agent Cody Banks, part of a specially trained group of covert kids recruited to go places where adults can't. Banks' mission? Woo the daughter (Hilary Duff) of a [...]

Nite Out

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Thursday Affinity at Large the new gay club on the West Side. Entertainment and doors open at 9 p.m., 1403 S. Commerce Road. Friction with Tom Newman at The Works Latino Night comes to the [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Romeo San Vicente Maupin tells more 'Tales' Get ready for another trip down Barbary Lane - plans are underway for the next filmed installment in Armistead Maupin's critically acclaimed "Tales of the City" series. [...]

Curtain Calls XTRA

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

There's no debate: Second City Detroit's 24th comedy revue is great fun I knew they could do it! "Woodward to Your Mutha" is the third Second City Detroit mainstage production I've reviewed since Curtain Calls [...]

Curtain Calls

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Performance Network scores direct hit with intellectual drama It is an historical fact that a private meeting took place in Nazi-occupied Demark between two of the 20th century's greatest nuclear scientists. The men - Werner [...]

Letter to the editor

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

The links between polyamorous marriage and same-sex marriage are a lot clearer than Mr. Corvino seems to think. The essential question is not whether one is more socially acceptable or more essential or expensive or [...]

Parting Glances:

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Whap! Thud! Kick! Kill! Shazam! Hey, mom, what's for dessert? A U of M study of juvenile couch-potato-derangement-in-the-making blames adult violence on TV programs that feature heroes who are admired for bravery but imitated for [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Margaret Cho is not to be missed when she comes to the State Theatre in Detroit on April 3. Tickets begin at $30. Katryna & Nerissa Nields will be at the Ark on April 2 [...]

Sodomy case begins

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

HOUSTON - John Lawrence and Tyron Garner could be called accidental activists. More than four years ago, police burst into Lawrence's apartment sent there by a bogus report of an armed intruder to find the [...]

Students protest violence in silence

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Sarah Mieras KALAMAZOO - Once a week students from high schools and colleges throughout southwest Michigan file into a small room on the campus of Western Michigan University. Sprawled out on the floor, they [...]

Local news briefs

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Ford donates $7,500 to historical project LANSING - Ford Motor Company Fund announced it will fund a groundbreaking and statewide lgbt historical project called "Pride Through the Years," which will chronicle the lgbt community's 15-year-old [...]

Editorial

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Detroit is struggling to rebuild itself, and the city needs all the help it can get. One large - and largely overlooked - resource is the city's bustling lgbt community. The city's leadership has missed [...]

Women meet at U-M

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

ANN ARBOR - Paula Ettelbrick, who will assume the helm of the International Lesbian and Gay Human Rights Commission in May, was a featured speaker last week at a "Women and Girls: the Law and [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Q: I am an avid fan of your column, and now I have something to write to you about. I will try to be brief, but as with any problem, I also want to make [...]

A new N.O.I.S.E. in Detroit:

By | 2018-01-16T16:24:49-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter DETROIT - A broad coalition of gay and lesbian organizations has formed to improve the environment for lgbt students in Detroit public schools. The N.O.I.S.E. (Neighborhood Organization Initiating Safe Education) coalition [...]

Q Scopes for women

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Life is full of fun little surprises this week. Accept all challenges that are thrown your way. It's fine for you to act like a damned [...]

Q Scopes for men

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Jill Dearman ARIES (March 21 to April 20): Kick some butt and take a more aggressive approach to life, darling. You know what you need to do, so why are you hesitating? Stop waiting [...]

Brent’s Fagenda:

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Brent Dorian Carpenter I love the movies. Doesn't matter what kind, as long as they are good, entertaining and don't insult my intelligence. Of course, these days, that doesn't leave a whole helluva lot [...]

DIM SUM

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Andrew Yee Our lgbt community is nothing if not diverse. Contrary to the chiseled, waxed and beautiful - yet homogenized - images that gay magazines, TV shows and advertisers use to portray us, we [...]

British military offers DP benefits

By | 2018-01-15T22:55:13-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

LONDON - The London bureau of 365Gay.com Newscenter reports that the British military will award pensions and other benefits to partners of any gay and lesbian service members killed during the war in Iraq. The [...]

Art & Around

By | 2003-03-27T09:00:00-04:00 March 27th, 2003|Uncategorized|

The DIA brings magnificent treasures of Renaissance Italy to Detroit DETROIT - "Magnificenza! The Medici, Michelangelo and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence," an exhibition showcasing masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance in Italy, will be [...]

Concert Connections

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Ted Alexandro's will be at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak March 20-22, call 248-542-9900 for more information. Cursive performs live at the Majestic Theatre in Detroit on March 21 at 9 p.m. Tickets [...]

Local news briefs

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Barnes and Noble welcomes authors, book groups WEST BLOOMFIELD - On Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m., Lives & Times: The Biography Book Group will feature Nigel Nicolson, the son of Virginia Woolf's sometime lover, [...]

A Cho of force

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Margaret Cho is the Energizer bunny of comediennes. She just keeps going and going and going. Or, actually, maybe she's the Timex of comediennes. She takes a licking and keeps on ticking? All analogies aside, [...]

Theater Events: March 20 – 29

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

Opening this period: Burn the Floor Championship dance couples from fifteen different countries present a culture clash between the elegant sophistication of ballroom dancing and sweaty sensuality of rock 'n' roll. Presented at the Fabulous [...]

Stagecrafters goes Wilde

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By BTL Staff ROYAL OAK - "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895), Irish-born Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) crafted his final and most lasting play - by all accounts, a masterpiece of modern comedy. A century later, [...]

‘Gay Shame’ comes to U-M

By | 2018-01-15T21:10:45-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

ANN ARBOR - Does an emphasis on "gay pride" suppress important aspects of lesbian and gay male identity? An international conference entitled, "Gay Shame" will address that question from March 27-29 at the University of [...]

Capital Letters

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

By Hastings Wyman The U.S. Senate is engaged in what has become a recurring battle over confirmation of White House judicial nominations. The latest to occupy the hot seat is Miguel Estrada, a bright, accomplished [...]

Syphilis 101

By | 2003-03-20T09:00:00-04:00 March 20th, 2003|Uncategorized|

What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. How is the disease spread? Syphilis is spread in only one of two ways: through sexual activity, or [...]