Gay? You wish

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|Entertainment|

There's a whole lotta cuteness enveloping Noah and the Whale - their animated Web site, the way they tug on an umbrella in their publicity pic and, yeah, the foursome themselves. They've definitely got the [...]

Building a Better Bloody Mary

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|Uncategorized|

By Camper English Cocktail Chatter You can tell a lot about a person from his or her choice in a Bloody Mary. Some people try a little too hard to butch up the drink with [...]

Obsess, Scorpio!

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Mars is in Aries, fierce and headstrong, but now as he's squaring Pluto, he can set off huge explosions of temper and political or rebellious passions. Mad erotic heat, yes. [...]

Superman’s Ex

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle Across 1 "You're the Top" songwriter Porter 5 Like Fellini's vita 10 "Beat it!" 14 Race track shape 15 Long, hard one of construction workers 16 Game played astride the well-hung 17 Gay [...]

Between Ourselves: Jason Reichelt

By | 2018-01-15T23:19:00-05:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras Jason Reichelt knows about grief - but he also has learned how to recover from it. Now, the 27-year-old Grand Rapids resident runs Gay Grief Support, a group for LGBT people who [...]

MDSL still accepting players for 2009 season

By | 2018-01-15T17:35:47-05:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

The Metro Detroit Softball League is looking for players. In a final recruitment push, the league has announced that it can accept 15 more players for their 2009 season, which marks the 25th year the [...]

Step out in style for a cause

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

Metro Detroit AIDS organization Steppin' Out, in collaboration with hip clothing chain Banana Republic, is holding a charity shopping event 12-6 p.m. on April 26. The event will take place at Banana Republic Somerset Collection, [...]

Giving the gift of style

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

BIRMINGHAM - Many workers have been forced to "take a haircut" on pay and benefits in these tough times. But last weekend, unemployed workers were thrilled to get a haircut and lots more at Azenza [...]

Polis: Iraqi GLBT executions have begun

By | 2018-01-16T01:26:26-05:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Of the five or six members of Iraqi LGBT who reportedly have been sentenced to death in Baghdad for belonging to a supposedly banned organization, one has escaped custody [...]

Jamaican GLBT group opposes boycott

By | 2018-01-15T18:39:01-05:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays issued a letter April 12 opposing the U.S.-based boycott of Red Stripe beer, Myers's Rum and tourism to the island nation. [...]

Gay flash mob hits St. Petersburg

By | 2018-01-16T01:09:34-05:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs A gay flash mob hit Nevsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 4 to mark the culmination of the third Russian Week Against Homophobia. About 20 people from the [...]

Muskegon GSA hosts Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

By | 2018-01-16T10:17:51-05:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

The Muskegon Community College Gay-Straight Alliance is hosting their first-ever Gay and Lesbian Film Festival on April 25. The event, which features an afternoon session from 2-4 p.m. and an evening session from 7-9 p.m., [...]

Steppin’ Out to hold bowling fundraiser

By | 2009-04-23T09:00:00-04:00 April 23rd, 2009|News|

Strike Out AIDS is coming to Fairlanes Bowl in Madison Heights again this year, at 1:30 p.m. April 25. Fairlanes Bowl is located at 29600 Stephenson Highway in Madison Heights. This annual Steppin' Out fundraiser [...]

Students go silent to speak out

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras As thousands of Michigan students prepare to participate in the National Day of Silence, the Gay and Lesbian Straight Education network, faith leaders and educators are asking that they and their allies [...]

S/he said

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|Opinions|

compiled by Howard Israel "When we succeed in court, gay activist groups and propaganda journalists are quick to take credit, but please notice that when we fail they seldom take the blame but rather cry [...]

Mendoza, Argentina

By | 2018-01-16T09:04:41-05:00 April 16th, 2009|Entertainment|

by Andrew Collins Out of Town After Buenos Aires, the part of Argentina that gay and lesbian visitors tend to frequent as much as any other is the Mendoza wine country, a vast and sunny [...]

Dishing out denim

By | 2018-01-15T19:53:53-05:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras The Michigan AIDS Coalition has the blues - denim, that is. On April 25 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, they'll host their first-ever Design for Life event, which will showcase [...]

Pro-gay moves at European Parliament

By | 2018-01-16T17:18:42-05:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The European Parliament's Intergroup on Gay and Lesbian Rights has praised the Parliament's recent adoption of two reports. A report on "Rights of EU citizens and their family members [...]

Samoa bans ‘Milk’

By | 2018-01-16T14:38:57-05:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Samoa Film Control Board has banned the award-winning movie 'Milk' in the South Pacific island nation. The move came after a movie shop submitted the film for approval [...]

Funny games

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|Entertainment|

Even the morning after Suzanne Westenhoefer returned from Dinah Shore Weekend, a big lesbian soiree in Palm Springs where she sang with the Indigo Girls and hung with Katy Perry, she woke up at 6:30 [...]

Getting the ‘bug’ back

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Gregg Shapiro Indigo Girls fans who have been waiting longer than usual for the out-duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will find their patience rewarded with not one but two CDs on the [...]

Be a pal, Aquarius!

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|Uncategorized|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes In the last degree of Pisces, Venus is turning direct, suggesting spiritual lessons from recent issues and conflicts over how we look, flirt and establish immediate contact with others, especially [...]

Making the case for diversity

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras On Tuesday, April 21, Crain's Detroit Business, in collaboration with the Detroit Regional Chamber and the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, will present the Innovation Through Diversity Conference. Held each year, [...]

Landmark Hungarian gay rights case settled

By | 2018-01-16T01:27:11-05:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs The Hungarian Equal Treatment Authority has issued its first decision in a sexual orientation discrimination case, fining a dance studio 200,000 forints ($914) for denying membership to an openly [...]

Motor City Pride looking for volunteers

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

Motor City Pride happens on Sunday, June 7 in downtown Ferndale - and the Pride committee is asking for help from volunteers. "Last year we had an amazing turnout, and this year we are expecting [...]

The Gay Moralist: Springtime for gays

By | 2018-01-16T07:02:44-05:00 April 16th, 2009|Opinions|

by John Corvino Spring arrived for gays this year, not with daffodils and cherry blossoms, but with Iowa and Vermont. First Iowa, where the state Supreme Court unanimously struck down the state's ban on same-sex [...]

Welcome home, Elaine

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|Entertainment|

By D. A. Blackburn Actress and Detroit native Elaine Stritch is a woman known for brash wit and fiery disposition. At 84, with a resume that reads like a history of entertainment on both coasts [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2009-04-16T09:00:00-04:00 April 16th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Hathaway goes over the rainbow to play Garland Anne Hathaway has enraptured queer audiences in movies as varied as "Brokeback Mountain," "The Princess Diaries," "The Devil Wears Prada" and "Rachel Getting [...]

Guarding women’s rugby

By | 2018-01-16T05:12:08-05:00 April 16th, 2009|Entertainment|

By Dan Woog The OutField When the women's rugby college championship playoffs take place this month in Sanford, Fla., many top teams will wear jerseys prominently displaying the Army National Guard logo. When winners are [...]

Commit to me, dammit!

By | 2018-01-16T05:32:15-05:00 April 16th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Dear Jody Q: I read with great interest the column "Does He Love Me?" in Between The Lines (March 26). I have been "dating" a guy for close to eight years now. We started dating [...]

Co-moms

By | 2018-01-15T20:25:05-05:00 April 16th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Q Puzzle Across 1 Merit badge locale for the "morally straight" 5 Sunday service 9 Strap-on for a diver 14 Industry showcase 15 Crude cartel 16 Quotes gay historian George Chauncey, e.g. 17 Neeson of [...]

Between Ourselves: Activist Tiff Thompson

By | 2018-01-16T01:42:22-05:00 April 16th, 2009|News|

by Jessica Carreras Tiff Thompson had a fairly easy time coming out - and she wants to make campuses safe for other students to do the same. The 22-year-old Hazel Park resident is doing just [...]