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July 30, 2007 NEW THIS WEEK: Sunshine Astronauts fly toward the dying sun aiming to re-ignite the solar furnace with a nuclear device before a perpetual winter extinguishes all life on Earth. A complicated quest [...]

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Erasure 8 p.m. July 31 Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Detroit Can't Andy Bell get some privacy? As he chills - literally, since the air conditioning is working overtime to keep his Las [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|Entertainment|

Viewpoint: The “C” Word: Coulter

By R.J. Beaumia The "C" word, here on out in this piece to be referred to as "c***," is perhaps one of the most despised and politically charged words in American English usage. Eve Ensler [...]

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Gay agenda stalls in congress

by Bob Roehr WASHINGTON, DC - The legislative gay agenda has stalled in Congress, with growing frustration among both the LGBT community and its politicos. Democratic control of both chambers has not resulted in passage [...]

By |2018-01-15T18:58:34-05:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Mayor blasts Budapest pride attackers

by Rex Wockner Budapest Mayor Demszky Gabor on July 9 denounced the hundreds of neo-Nazis and skinheads who violently attacked the city's gay pride march on July 7. "Physical violence and murderous threats were meted [...]

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IGLHRC denounces Iran sodomy executions

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission on July 18 condemned Iran for its continuing executions of teens and men accused of engaging in sodomy. In many, but not all, of the instances that [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

The Tap bartender murdered in Windsor

Carlos Rivera, 26, a bartender at The Tap in Windsor, was murdered July 19. His body was found by police in the apartment of Jesse Norman Imeson, 22, on Erie Street. Police said Imeson is [...]

By |2018-01-16T08:03:57-05:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Ireland to pass civil-union law

by Rex Wockner Ireland's government will pass a law to extend marriage-like rights to same-sex couples, Taoiseach (prime minister) Bertie Ahern said July 16. Speaking at the reopening of the refurbished Outhouse LGBT community center, [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Windsor Pride 2007 – Weekend Events Listing

July 27 - Windsor Pride Presents A Night at the Armouries - A Movie & Music Spectacular. Presented in partnership with the Windsor International Film Festival - Features the screening of The Bubble, an LGBT [...]

By |2018-01-16T12:42:32-05:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Gay dollars to presidential candidates

By Lisa Keen Nationally, gay voters seem to overwhelmingly support Democrats in the 2008 presidential campaign, with Hillary Clinton holding onto a clear lead - and Michigan is providing a good illustration. Fifty-four percent of [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Q Scopes: Enjoy beauty, Libra

by Jack Fertig July 23, 2007 Venus is retrograde until Sept. 8. Real creative work may be bottled up. In the meantime, re-evaluate aesthetic projects and relationships with men, and count calories! ARIES (March 20 [...]

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Viewpoint: Faith in action

My paternal grandfather was one of sixteen. All but four of his siblings were preachers, teachers or both. My dad grew up in a home atmosphere strongly laced with a good dose of hellfire and [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|Opinions|

Friends and stress can make you fat

by Bob Roehr Health What makes you fat? Add your friends to a growing list of causes that includes genes, the microbes living in your gut, stress, the food that you put in your mouth, [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Party planned to celebrate all families

by Sharon Gittleman MILFORD - Carnival games, a giant inflatable obstacle course and a concert by the Chenille Sisters are just part of the fun planned for the second annual FamilyPalooza. The celebration, held from [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

What a difference a border makes

Windsor Pride 2007 kicked off a full week of events and activities with a real live dual wedding ceremony, on stage at the University of Windsor theater. Two Michigan couples, Marjorie Rogers and Roberta Davis [...]

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Politics is Loco: J

by Sean Kosofsky No, this column is not about Wal-Mart and I certainly haven't chosen, as Prince did, to use a symbol to express myself. Actually, this column is about appreciation...and expressing it. Last week [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|Uncategorized|

Lesbian filmmaker speaks about ‘Lover Other’

Barbara Hammer 7 p.m. Aug. 1 Kahn Jewish Community Center, West Bloomfield www.jgnmi.org Veteran lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer ("Nitrate Kisses") will speak about her documentary, "Lover Other: The Story of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore," [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

MI couples marry center stage in Windsor

Event kicks off Pride events WINDSOR, ONT - Smiles, tears and cheers greeted two newly wed same-sex couples as they were legally married in a civil ceremony July 20. The Michigan couples won the all-expense-paid [...]

By |2007-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2007|News|

HTJ: The heat is on!

DETROIT - About 100 people took to the streets in Palmer Park for the Ruth Ellis Pride March, the official kick-off of Hotter Than July, on Saturday, July 21. While this is the 12th year [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:51:23-05:00July 26th, 2007|News|

Book Marks

by Richard Labonte July 16, 2007 , 302 pages, $24.95 hardcover. More ably than most any contemporary queer writer, Jay Quinn is crafting novels that neatly integrate gay lives with straight lives. In last year's [...]

By |2007-07-19T09:00:00-04:00July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

Billy Masters

"You should have seen everyone on the set. Every woman and every man was feeling my breasts and squeezing my ass. And I was 'C'mon, feel me, touch me!' I didn't care. I was a [...]

By |2007-07-19T09:00:00-04:00July 19th, 2007|Entertainment|

All Politics is Loco: Hating Hindus is Hip

by Sean Kosofsky I can't take it any longer. Just when you think the American Family Association can't do anything more vile, more un-American, more hypocritical, or more morally bankrupt, they DO. On July 12, [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:23:35-05:00July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

Parting Glances: Sister Absentia speaks!

Beloved Readers: My friend Charles who writes this column and has done so faithfully for eight memorable years -- with uplifting insights tempered with unrepentant sarcasms -- is taking time off. (He'll be unofficial Lotion [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:18:13-05:00July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

Keen on the trail

By Lisa Keen Gay-related news from the presidential campaign trail... HRC-LOGO COUP: It's a political and historic coup for the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Teamed with MTV Network's gay cable channel LOGO, the national gay [...]

By |2007-07-19T09:00:00-04:00July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

S/He Said

"And (I want to thank) my partner, Brian, because it's 24 damn years of listening to your notes - that's why I'm up here tonight." -David Hyde Pierce, coming out - sort of - after [...]

By |2007-07-19T09:00:00-04:00July 19th, 2007|Opinions|

Surgeon General Nomination in Limbo

By Bob Roehr The nomination of James Holsinger to be Surgeon General of the United States appears to be in limbo after his July 12 appearance before the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor [...]

By |2007-07-19T09:00:00-04:00July 19th, 2007|News|