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AIDS still kills

Longer life-span for infected people causes less concern He said he was clean. So several cocktails, licks and strokes later, he and Jay Porter were having sex - without a condom. "I thought to myself, [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Still waiting, too

Loved your article "Waiting under the mistletoe." As IÕve told my friends time and time again, IÕm growing old waiting for my Prince Charming. Lord knows how many toads IÕve kissed along the way. Best [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

World AIDS Day Events

Note: All events take place on Dec. 1 unless otherwise noted. Ann Arbor Panel discussion. HARC will be part of a panel discussion. 7 p.m., Nov. 28. Wolverine Room of the Michigan Union on the [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|News|


"A lot of the chiefs of staff, the people who really run the underpinnings of the Republican Party, are gay. [RNC Chairman] Ken Mehlman. OK, there's one I think people have talked about. I don't [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|News|

JAMA addresses gay men’s health

By Bob Roehr "Optimizing primary care for men who have sex with men" is a prominent commentary in the Nov. 15 focus issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. The focus of [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:45:40-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

General Gayety: Sapphic HIV tale

By Leslie Robinson When I gave up sleeping with men, I thought I'd also given up the need to worry about contracting HIV. Wrong, Einstein. I now have a story to tell about lesbians and [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:57:22-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

Commuting HIV’s death sentence

By Chris Crain When I came out in the early '90s, a diagnosis of HIV didn't just feel like a death sentence Ñ it was one. In those very dark years before the drug "cocktail," [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:16:33-05:00November 30th, 2006|News|

Pentagon maintains antigay policies

By Bob Roehr The Pentagon's continued attempt to stigmatize gays has brought a rebuke from a member of Congress and the nation's leading associations of mental health professionals. The story began in June of this [...]

By |2018-01-16T00:45:44-05:00November 30th, 2006|News|

Sex Talk: Speaking of shyness

By Simon Sheppard Shy about sex? There are some overwhelmingly bashful boys - men whose shyness is paralyzing, even pathological, the sort of problem professional counseling can help. But for most of us, shyness is [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:29:20-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

Parting Glances: And gone tomorrow

"To catch a mouse - humanely or otherwise - takes four AA batteries and a generous dollop of Skippy peanut butter." So begins my holiday week journal entry ... TUESDAY: Mary Ellen and I drive [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

Now Playing at the Movies Dec.4

NEW THIS WEEK: Deck the Halls Suburban optometrist Steve Finch (Matthew Broderick) loves Christmas, but his Yuletide spirit deflates when his new neighbor, Buddy Hall (Danny DeVito), becomes determined to decorate his house with so [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:57:43-05:00November 30th, 2006|Entertainment|

The Gay Moralist:It’s God

By John Corvino A few weeks ago I was driving through Wisconsin, from Waukesha to Beloit, on my way to a lecture gig. It was a pretty drive through hilly terrain, and the sun streamed [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:09:49-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

Pet of the Week: Macaron

Macaron is simply marvelous! She's a two year old shorthair kitty with a beautiful black and white coat, complimented nicely by her gorgeous golden eyes. This sweetheart is looking for endless love and affection, which [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:58:46-05:00November 30th, 2006|Entertainment|

Q Puzzle “Too Gay?”

November 27, 2006 Across 1 Mop with your first mate 5 Hayes, formerly of "South Park" 10 It gets a gel hard 14 Angelina's tomb-raiding role 15 Country house, to Nureyev 16 Tevye, to Harvey [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:09:52-05:00November 30th, 2006|Entertainment|

Programs available for today’s LGBT youth

TodayÕs generation of ÒGLBT youthÓ are not only younger, theyÕre facing a very different world than the generations that paved the way before them. At Triangle Foundation we are privileged to have the opportunity to [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:55:33-05:00November 30th, 2006|Opinions|

Kristine W. soars

Saturday night, the music of Kristine W. lit up every corner of Backstreet. Her energy filled the crowd as she gave them a performance they will not soon forget. BTL photo: Danielle

By |2018-01-15T22:44:08-05:00November 30th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Theater Events for the period Nov. 30-Dec. 9

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Arborophilia An oblique comedy that manages to twist thoughts, maul marriage, poke politics, whack weather, muddy money and loop love around a tree. Detroit Repertory Theatre, Detroit. Thu.-Sun., through Dec. 30. $20. 313-868-1347. [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|Uncategorized|

World AIDS Day 2006: The decline of prevention

By Bob Roehr The global AIDS pandemic continues to grow, with disconcerting evidence that some countries are seeing a resurgence in new HIV infection rates which were previously stable or declining, said UNAIDS in their [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:09:28-05:00November 30th, 2006|News|

Q Scopes “Learn feng shui, Virgo!”

by Jack Fertig November 27, 2006 Venus is in Sagittarius, making folks more openly affectionate and fonder of exploration. This week, she's sextile to Neptune in Aquarius, opening humanitarian dreams and ideals. Brace yourself for [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:00:55-05:00November 30th, 2006|Entertainment|

International New

by Rex Wockner Israel recognizes gay marriages from elsewhere Israel's High Court of Justice ruled 6-1 on Nov. 21 that same-sex couples who marry in places where it is allowed — Belgium, Canada, Massachusetts, the [...]

By |2006-11-30T09:00:00-05:00November 30th, 2006|News|

EDITORIAL: Support needed for LGBT students

What ever happened to "stupid" or "ridiculous"? As students at Plymouth Canton Educational Park have discovered on a day-to-day basis, those words have been replaced with "gay." Grammatically speaking, gay doesn't even mean what students [...]

By |2006-11-23T09:00:00-05:00November 23rd, 2006|Uncategorized|

SHe Said – Nov. 23

"This country cannot afford to be a prison of timeworn prejudices which have no basis in modern society. Let us bequeath to future generations a society which is more democratic and tolerant than the one [...]

By |2006-11-23T09:00:00-05:00November 23rd, 2006|News|

Parting Glances: Sister goes Bio-degradable

(Yawn) I've just finished staying up all night reading Sr. Serena Scatterpin's autobiography (with candid Polaroids, frank diary entries, diagrammed venial and carnal sins of friends, prelates, and pets, plus friendly high-fashion tips on living). [...]

By |2018-01-16T02:35:01-05:00November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

All Politics is Loco: Blue tsunami

By Sean Kosofsky Tsunamis are known for being huge, unexpected, and very damaging to the established order. What happened on election day may not have been a revolution, but it was more than a tidal [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:52:38-05:00November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

Who’s recruiting whom?

By Leslie Robinson The city of Dallas has been outed. Thanks to an Associated Press story, people around the country now know that the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to lure gay tourists. [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:25:40-05:00November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

Trans victims not forgotten

FERNDALE - A somber yet determined group of LGBT people and their supporters met at Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit in Ferndale on Nov. 17 for the Day of Remembrance Ceremony, an annual ritual to [...]

By |2006-11-23T09:00:00-05:00November 23rd, 2006|News|

Creep of the Week: Gary Glenn

Is your boss a jerk? Are you self-conscious in social situations? Does it burn when you urinate? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you can safely blame the Lansing Human Rights Ordinance. [...]

By |2006-11-23T09:00:00-05:00November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|

Victim of circumstance

By R.J. Beaumia Imagine Erica Jong writing a piece for Soldier of Fortune magazine about a grunt who suffers from aviaphobia: ÒMy fingers (and toes) turn to ice, my stomach leaps up into my rib [...]

By |2006-11-23T09:00:00-05:00November 23rd, 2006|Opinions|