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Mariah’s all diva in Detroit

You attend a Mariah Carey concert to be in the dreamlike presence of a super-diva, not expecting to be wooed by artful razzle-dazzle or the singer's dexterous dance moves. Those aerobics are in her voice, [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:03:45-05:00January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Still folkin’ around

Patty Larkin will feel naked without her guitar as she hosts this weekend's Ann Arbor Folk Festival, the annual benefit for The Ark. We can't, however, think of many people more cut out for the [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Jackie Warner and Scary Spice fight your fat Finally. Romeo had been lamenting the loss of lesbian personal trainer Jackie Warner from the Bravo line-up of shows (especially that whole girlfriend [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Viewpoint: Distraught over Scott

by Jay Kaplan State Rep. Paul Scott of Grand Blanc is seeking the Republican nomination for Secretary of State. Listed on his Web site as part of his campaign platform, the aspiring heir to Michigan's [...]

By |2018-01-16T15:32:58-05:00January 28th, 2010|News|

Viewpoint: How I create change

by Ej Dean Sitting in the balcony of the Brooklyn Academy of Music today, surrounded by a community about to get to their feet over and over again - hands clapping - I was reminded [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Opinions|

The Gay Moralist: Perverted Analogy

by John Corvino The Gay Moralist is a philosophy professor by day, and today's column is a logic lesson. Consider the following two exchanges: Jack: I can't support gay marriage because it violates my religion. [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:50:12-05:00January 28th, 2010|Opinions|

Wilde Medical Drama

Across 1 Fashion designer Oldham 5 Biggest of a bear trio 9 Gay nightlife district of London 13 "Jeffrey" won one 14 Defender Dershowitz 15 Mine, in Montreal 16 Long for 17 Peter on the [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Affirmations to host discussion and resource fair

In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and in conjunction with their series of Black History Month events, Ferndale LGBT center Affirmations will host an African American LGBT Community Discussion and Resource Fair at [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|News|

Creep of the Week: Paul Scott

You don't have to be a threat scientist to identify the biggest danger to America's national security, especially the Michigan part of America: transgender folks. The question is, who is going to save us from [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Opinions|

Raising the rafters with ‘Altar Boyz’

LANSING - Peppermint Creek Theatre Company proudly presents the award-winning musical comedy/concert "Altar Boyz," Jan. 28-31 and Feb. 4-6 at the Old Town Temple Building (formerly Temple Club) in Old Town Lansing. "Altar Boyz" is [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

Why Paul Scott matters

You may have noticed, in this week's issue of Between The Lines, mention of a 2010 Michigan Secretary of State candidate. You may have seen the name Paul Scott, and you may have read that [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Sec. of State candidate targets transgenders

Originally printed on http://www.michiganmessenger.com State Rep. Paul Scott, (R-Grand Blanc), announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination for Secretary of State on Jan. 15, but he's already caused a shock wave. Scott, who just completed [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|News|

Planning for HIV women’s conference under way

by Jessica Carreras The Women Living 2010 conference is coming to Michigan - and organizers are looking for volunteers and donations to help make it happen. Originally held in Illinois for the past six years, [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|News|

Rethink your purpose, Pisces!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes The Sun in Aquarius opposing Mars in Leo prompts outbursts of ego. Everybody is s bit more certain of being right. Could you be as deluded as they? Uranus in [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:32:27-05:00January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

MAC Brief

On Feb. 7, metro Detroiters can enjoy a top-notch Italian meal, watch the Superbowl with friends on big-screen TVs - and raise money for a worthy cause. From 6-midnight on Superbowl Sunday, Detroit restaurant Angelina [...]

By |2010-01-28T09:00:00-05:00January 28th, 2010|News|

Trans prison to open in Italy

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs About 30 inmates will be moved to a prison near Florence, Italy, that will house only transgender prisoners, local media reported Jan. 12. The facility in the town of [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Making merry at the Hilberry

Just like the character of Arlecchino in its current production, Detroit's Hilberry Theatre is also "The Servant of Two Masters." But while the comical buffoon needs only to satisfy his bosses, Wayne State University's Department [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Major Moscow gay club shut down

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Moscow's oldest gay dance club has been indirectly shut down by the city, GayRussia.ru reported Dec. 31. Club Body & Soul had been targeted by Moscow Northern District Prefect [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:01:16-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Prop. 8 update

by Rex Wockner News Analysis At press time, the trial in the federal lawsuit against Proposition 8 was continuing in U.S. District Court in San Francisco before Judge Vaughn Walker. Famous heterosexual attorneys Ted Olson [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Carey Me

So Mariah Carey isn't just that vocally inimitable pop goddess who belts the hell out of "Hero," like she said during a press conference recently. I know that now, and am constantly reminded by some [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Explore, Cancer!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Jupiter is entering Pisces, where he'll spend the next few months. Usually spending a year in a sign, Jove is pretty zippy right now, so take quick advantage of "the [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Gay couple ‘marries’ in China

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs State media reported Jan. 13 that a gay couple got "married" in a gay bar in Chengdu, China. Zeng Anquan, 45, and Pan Wenjie, 27, tied the knot before [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|

Life, Sweetness, Hate?

The University of Notre Dame's motto is a beautiful message: Life, Sweetness, Hope. But apparently, it doesn't hold true for the South Bend, Ind., college's LGBT students. A recent cartoon run in the school's independent [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:05:53-05:00January 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|

Deep Inside Hollywood

Romeo San Vicente 'Inception,' starring your 2009 gay indie crush Maybe you swooned over Joseph Gordon-Levitt in last year's "(500) Days of Summer" or fell for adorable roller-derbying Ellen Page in "Whip It." Maybe you [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Better Than Sex

Across 1 Went down on with gusto 6 Counterfeiters' nemesis 10 Moves the head 14 Whale finder 15 Gore Vidal's "At ___ " 16 Role for Ron Howard 17 Start of a quip about why [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Sweet turnaround for Peggy Beck

By Dan Woog The OutField Stereotypes have long held that there are no gay male athletes - but most female athletes are lesbians. However, ever since "The Front Runner," authors have tackled the theme of [...]

By |2018-01-16T05:56:57-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

Stranded at 27,000 feet

By Martin F. Kohn So strong is the physical narrative - storytelling by action, stance and facial expression - in Tim Edward Rhoze's production of Patrick Meyers' mountain-climbing drama "K2" that it hardly requires words. [...]

By |2010-01-21T09:00:00-05:00January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

HRW: Release Malawi lovers

by Rex Wockner International News Briefs Malawi's government should drop all charges against a gay couple who are facing up to 14 years in prison, Human Rights Watch said Jan. 12 in a letter to [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:41:38-05:00January 21st, 2010|News|