Parting Glances : Chicks with what?

By | 2018-01-16T16:29:01-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

PDQ! NEWS SERVICE: 500 persons of Evangelical, Fundamentalist and Ex-Gay faith-based associations met last weekend in Tupelulu, Miss., Bible Belt mecca of America, to launch two new Reparative Therapy outreach ministries. The new RT ministries [...]

Zoe Lewis: The human yo-yo

By | 2018-01-15T20:23:35-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Zoe Lewis June 30 Michigan Pride, Lansing http://www.zoelewis.com Bite into a sliced lemon. Breathe into a bag. Swallow some sugar. Hiccup home remedies could have their own Bible. But Zoe Lewis prefers the simple antidote: [...]

Straight up silly

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

'Hey Paula' Bravo C+ Anyone looking for stupid-slurry-simple Paula Abdul may want to turn to YouTube repeats of her embarrassing drunken days on "Good Day L.A." Or on a Fox affiliate. Or on TiVoed "American [...]

Lucky f*ck

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Forget that silly rabbit's foot. And don't even bother with a four-leaf clover. Michael Cunningham doesn't need any of those trinkets to lure him some serendipity. "I'm a lucky fuck," the out author declares. But [...]

Q Scopes

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Jack Fertig June 25, 2007 "Re-examine your values, Capricorn!" With a long-running Neptune-Saturn opposition already working everyone's nerves, Mercury is now retrograde in Cancer, passing over the Sun and triggering emotional outbursts. That will [...]

Dear Jody

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

Is she too old for me? Q: I am a 27-year-old woman who has fallen in love with a woman ("Mary") who is twice my age. Mary and I have been thinking about moving in [...]

Abbott sued on ritonavir price increase

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

By Bob Roehr The pharmaceutical company Abbott kicked off a storm of protest when it increased the price of the anti-HIV drug ritonavir (Norvir) by 400 percent in December 2003. Now, a federal judge in [...]

Funding Proposals Advance in House and Senate

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

By Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, DC - The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) will receive an increase from $1.25 billion to $5.08 billion for the next fiscal year. The U.S. House of Representatives passed [...]

Gay man runs for mayor in Oak Park

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

By Sharon Gittleman OAK PARK - Oak Park may see some changes this fall. That's when Tom Zerafa steps into the political arena with hopes of becoming the community's mayor. Why is he running? To [...]

Supreme court allows censoring of student speech

By | 2018-01-16T02:20:14-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

By Lisa Keen Washington, DC - The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision this week, making it easier for school authorities to censor the speech of students who express messages authorities fear others might perceive [...]

When in Lansing…

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

The following was compiled with the basic guidelines as follows: The places had to be within walking distance of the Pride Festival, and the businesses or places had to be LBGT-friendly, if not LBGT-owned and [...]

Pride and Prejudice

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

The 2007 Pride season in Michigan is about at its mid-point. The Michigan Pride March, Rally & Festival comes to Lansing this weekend; Hotter Than July! is three weeks away. Windsor's pride celebration will be [...]

TimeWarp’s 17th annual benefit brings back prom

By | 2018-01-15T23:48:29-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

TimeWarp 7 p.m.-midnight, June 30 The Roostertail, Detroit http://www.aidspartnership.org TimeWarp, an annual AIDS benefit, will take place from 7 p.m.-midnight June 30 at The Roostertail in Detroit with Carolyn Clifford, WXYZ-TV news anchor, and Frank [...]

Pride Banquet honored activists

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

BTL staff report WARREN - Lots of cheering greeted the many awardees at the 22nd Annual Pride Banquet June 13. The annual tribute to activists and volunteers drew about 400 people to the Ukrainian Cultural [...]

Birmingham brings back summer art celebration

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

BIRMINGHAM - artBLAST, the quintessential summer arts celebration at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center on July 3, will feature entertaining art adventures, nostalgic Michigan food, live music by folksinger Joel Mabus and the City of [...]

Q Puzzle

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

June 25, 2007 "Absolutely" Across 1 Macho doll 6 In need of BenGay 10 Amsterdam transport 14 Fred's first partner 15 Bottoms' description of tops? 16 Isherwood's " ___ Camera" 17 Supporter of an absolute [...]

Michigan Pride Entertainers

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

Sara Celina's determined soul initially announced a hunger to be a singer/songwriter, and then a mere three months later she was wowing a crowd at Detroit's famous C-POP Gallery. All of this, by the way, [...]

Now Playing

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

July 2, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: A Mighty Heart Journalist Marianne Pearl (Angelina Jolie) is pregnant and about to leave Pakistan to await the birth of her son when, on their last day in the [...]

The Gay Moralist : Summer in the D

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

by John Corvino Okay--it's time for my annual "Stop whining about Detroit" column. You know who you are. You just went on vacation in (pick one:) Chicago/Toronto/New York. You thought everything there was SO COOL. [...]

Celebrating a quarter-century of pride

By | 2007-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Capitol Correspondent LANSING - Tari Muniz remembers when LBGT folks would get tickets for jaywalking across Michigan Avenue in Lansing. All they were doing was crossing the street, as any pedestrian would today, to get [...]

International News Briefs

By | 2018-01-15T18:47:17-04:00 June 28th, 2007|News|

by Rex Wockner Colombia passes partnership law, then kills it Colombia's Congress passed then killed a same-sex partnership bill in June. President Alvaro Uribe, a conservative Catholic, had promised to sign it into law. The [...]

General Gayety: Decades of Loving

By | 2018-01-16T13:50:43-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Opinions|

by Leslie Robinson How could I feel anything but fondness for a marriage case where those arguing for the right to marry were named "Loving?" I thought it best to get that out of the [...]

Missin’ crazy Paula? Meet Alexyss Tylor

By | 2018-01-16T00:25:32-04:00 June 28th, 2007|Entertainment|

YouTube It Caution: Dick will make you slap somebody. Or at least Alexyss Tylor, the Atlanta Public Access "Vagina Power" pundit, claims so during an episode of her unintentionally-sidesplitting sex talk show. The babbling bullshitter [...]

New HOPE Fund grants announced

By | 2007-06-21T09:00:00-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced grants totaling $55,000 from The Hope Fund to assist agencies and organizations that support the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and communities. Grants [...]

Addiction hurting our relationship

By | 2018-01-15T16:25:02-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Opinions|

Q: I have a real problem with my boyfriend, "Richard." Before I get into that, I want to say that I love Richard very much. He is the sweetest guy you could imagine. Or, at [...]

Lansing folkie returns home to jam

By | 2018-01-16T00:41:28-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Entertainment|

Barb Barton with Rachel Alexander and Terri Stangl 8 p.m. June 23 Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lansing 855 Grove St. East Lansing Admission: Suggested donation $8-$20 http://www.barbbarton.com Barb Barton, a Lansing folk music fave [...]

GayFest: Live from Romania

By | 2007-06-21T09:00:00-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Uncategorized|

by Rev. Mark Bidwell BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Despite rain the GayFest march went on as planned for almost a year.The event served as a reminder to me that we in the United States take pride [...]

In Pride, June 2007

By | 2007-06-21T09:00:00-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Opinions|

By Imani Williams Voices from an Urban Bush Sista What an honor it is to congratulate my sister and friend Michelle Brown on being chosen as this year's recipient of the Pride Media Award at [...]

Take my pet, please

By | 2007-06-21T09:00:00-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Opinions|

by Sean Kosofsky All Politics is Loco Even mild exposure to the right wing's panic and fear-laced rhetoric about gay people would give the average person the impression that we are really bad people. They [...]

Bubbly, blunt & totally anti-Bush

By | 2007-06-21T09:00:00-04:00 June 21st, 2007|Entertainment|

Amber June 23 Menjo's, Detroit (313) 863-3934 http://www.menjosdetroit.com http://www.myspace.com/ambersings Amber's not one to filter herself. Ask her about President Bush, and she'll lash out with a harsh expletive. Ask her if she ever wished for [...]