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By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

May 28, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: Brooklyn Rules Michael (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) is a smooth-talking young con man who uses his charm to get into Columbia University (apparently that whole "good SAT score" criterion was [...]

Creating Change co-chairs announced

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

Local leaders will spearhead planning of '08 conference DETROIT - The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, organizers of the Creating Change conference, announced Monday the selection of the four local activists who will serve [...]

Letter: Mom’s day story rocked!

By | 2018-01-16T17:37:25-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

I read your recent column ["Tales of a Mama's Boy," By Chris Azzopardi, Issue 1519 ,May 10, 2007] regarding your mother and I couldn't help but notice striking similarities between our mothers. Even your [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

by Jack Fertig May 21, 2007 "Bake something sweet, Aries!" Saturn and Uranus are stirring up codependent control games and egomania in drag as self-sacrifice. Venus offers temporary respite. Trying new-to-you traditional recipes, or fixing [...]

Letter: Falwell hated

By | 2018-01-15T18:55:23-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

What a loss to be hated by a large groups of people. He made his way through life to out a Teletubby and probably died doing what he found to be right. Here we are [...]

Letter: Berrien County home to us

By | 2018-01-15T20:54:40-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

My partner and I live in Berrien County and have never found any hate issues or discrimination thus far. I grew up here and I wasn't aware there were any hate issues. It seems to [...]

Fore! Life in the rough at StarBrite

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Robert W. Bethune The best of StarBrite's production of Norm Foster's play "The Foursome" is four pretty good actors authentically showing us college buddies, facing the real world more or less successfully, dealing with [...]

Book Marks

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

by Richard Labonte May 21, 2007 "Dark Reflections," by Samuel R. Delany. Carroll & Graf, 304 pages, $15.95 paper. In the first section of this mournful, reflective novel, which reels back in time from its [...]

Keen on the trail

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

By Lisa Keen DINGED: Focus on Family founder James Dobson declared last week that he "cannot and will not" support former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for the Republican presidential nomination. In a May 17 [...]

General Gayety: Burst of good news

By | 2018-01-16T11:14:29-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

by Leslie Robinson General Gayety Lately there's been a burst of transgender news. That's unusual in itself, but what's really surprising is the news has been good. I have every confidence the other designer pump [...]

Billy Masters

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

"Who cares? Big deal. If it weren't for you, there wouldn't be a damn movie - so come in whenever you want!" - David Letterman gives advice to Lindsay Lohan after she expresses remorse for [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

May 21, 2007 "Serving in Silence" Across 1 Culture Club's "___ Miracle" 5 On top of that 9 Balls hit out of bounds 14 "Get ___ the Church on Time" 15 Broadway light 16 Playful [...]

Farewells to Falwell

By | 2018-01-16T01:00:45-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

posted to Cardiac abnormality, yeah. You could class terminal heartlessness like that. Stormkite Houston, Texas I can only imagine his surprise when he found himself going where he thought he wouldnt go. Fernando Atlanta, [...]

St. Andrews flies flag for inclusion

By | 2018-01-16T01:45:12-05:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

By D'Anne Witkowsk i CLAWSON - Anyone who has ever driven by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Clawson and wondered whether or not the church was gay friendly need wonder no longer. The church has [...]

International News

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

by Rex Wockner More 'homosexual conduct' arrests in Iran Some of 87 people arrested in a May 10 raid on a private party in Esfahan, Iran, are to be charged with the crime of "homosexual [...]

Rally for DP benefits in Lansing

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

Capitol Correspondent LANSING- Late Tuesday, more than a 150 people rallied on the steps of the state capitol to send one clear message: Restore Domestic Partner Benefits now. "I hope this rally achieves public attention [...]

The Great White Dope

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

By R.J. Beaumia A couple of weeks ago when Roseanne Barr called gays and lesbians "narcissistic" on a California radio program, Jason Bellini of Logo News reported on it in one of those quickie "news [...]

SHe Said

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

May 17 was the third anniversary of same-sex couples being able to marry in Massachusetts. Since then, more than 9,000 gay and lesbian couples have exchanged vows of marriage in Massachusetts, ensuring that they and [...]

Creep of the Week: Ted A. Klaudt

By | 2018-01-15T20:29:18-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Ted A. Klaudt When Ted A. Klaudt (R-Walker) served in the South Dakota House from 1999-2006 he had serious "moral values" conservative cred. The very cred, in fact, the GOP has been hot for since [...]

All she wants is sex, sex, sex

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

Q: My girlfriend "Melinda" came home the other night and announced that she wanted to have sex at least 200 times a year because she heard this is the healthy amount. Apparently she heard this [...]

Girl-guy bonds

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

By Jessica Carreras 'Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys' Tom Dolby and Melissa de La Cruz Dutton Adult Available now It's been said that a gay best friend is as necessary to a woman [...]

Report looks at bisexual health issues

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

by Sharon Gittleman BOSTON- While there's no lack of studies examining gay and straight sexuality and health, issues related to bisexuals often go unexplored. The National Lesbian and Gay Task Force Policy Institute, BiNet USA [...]

Letter: Float raised hopes

By | 2018-01-16T08:22:26-05:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

As a former Berrien County resident, I am glad to see that there was finally some representation for the LGBT community. We all deserve the same rights as everyone that was represented. Robert via email [...]

Hate was not a Falwell value

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Opinions|

by Chris Crain {ITAL We do ourselves no favors when we stoop to the rhetoric of Jerry Falwell and his followers. } The death of televangelist Jerry Falwell has brought the expected chorus of praise [...]

ETHA advances, abstinence does not

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

by Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House and Senate, meeting in a budget conference, agreed to allow a $500 million "reserve fund" for state demonstration projects to expand early access to HIV care through [...]

Smokin’ Gunn

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

Some days, Tim Gunn just wants to say, "Screw it." "I have days when I get fully dressed, I look at myself in the mirror and I think, 'I can't wear this,'" the fashion shrink [...]

Not so ‘Idol’

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

No matter who took the torch last night on "American Idol," Jim Verraros knows one thing: There will never be another Kelly Clarkson. He wasn't put out when local powerhouse warbler, LaKisha Jones, stumbled her [...]

Broadway musical opens in Royal Oak

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|Entertainment|

A Chorus Line May 25-June 17 Baldwin Theatre (248) 541-6430 Tickets: $16 - $18 ROYAL OAK - Metro Detroit audiences will delight to "one singular sensation" of a show as Stagecrafters presents one of the [...]

Second Parent Adoption bill moves out of committee

By | 2018-01-15T22:51:02-05:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

Capitol Correspondent LANSING--The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony May 9 regarding the importance of passing the Second Parent Adoption bill. The bill would allow two unmarried persons to both adopt a child. It would allow [...]

HPV linked to throat cancer

By | 2007-05-24T09:00:00-04:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

by Bob Roehr Human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical, vaginal, and anal cancers, has long been implicated in the development of oropharyngeal or throat cancer. The most recent demonstration of that came on May 10 [...]

Auction raises $16,000 for GR AIDS programs

By | 2018-01-16T09:29:06-05:00 May 24th, 2007|News|

By Sarah Mieras GRAND RAPIDS - The annual Auction Against AIDS at the Apartment Lounge in Grand Rapids played host to hundreds Sunday, as the community bid on everything from furniture to laser hair removal [...]

Creep of the Week: Tommy Thompson

By | 2018-01-15T18:54:29-05:00 May 17th, 2007|Opinions|

Tommy Thompson, former governor of Wisconsin and United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2001-2005, is feeling the heat after his decidedly anti-gay response to a question during the GOP presidential debate. The [...]