Mariah’s all diva in Detroit

By | 2018-01-16T17:03:45-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

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, [...]

Still folkin’ around

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Viewpoint: Distraught over Scott

By | 2018-01-16T15:32:58-04:00 January 28th, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Viewpoint: How I create change

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Opinions|

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 [...]

The Gay Moralist: Perverted Analogy

By | 2018-01-16T17:50:12-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Opinions|

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. [...]

Wilde Medical Drama

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Affirmations to host discussion and resource fair

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Creep of the Week: Paul Scott

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Opinions|

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 [...]

Raising the rafters with ‘Altar Boyz’

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Why Paul Scott matters

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Sec. of State candidate targets transgenders

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Planning for HIV women’s conference under way

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|News|

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, [...]

Rethink your purpose, Pisces!

By | 2018-01-15T22:32:27-04:00 January 28th, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

MAC Brief

By | 2010-01-28T09:00:00-04:00 January 28th, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Trans prison to open in Italy

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Making merry at the Hilberry

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Major Moscow gay club shut down

By | 2018-01-16T06:01:16-04:00 January 21st, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Prop. 8 update

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Carey Me

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Explore, Cancer!

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Gay couple ‘marries’ in China

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|News|

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 [...]

Life, Sweetness, Hate?

By | 2018-01-15T20:05:53-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Better Than Sex

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Sweet turnaround for Peggy Beck

By | 2018-01-16T05:56:57-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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 [...]

Stranded at 27,000 feet

By | 2010-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2010|Entertainment|

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. [...]

HRW: Release Malawi lovers

By | 2018-01-16T17:41:38-04:00 January 21st, 2010|News|

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 [...]