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Dan McDougal

Between Ourselves Dan McDougal is the chair of the Sign Language Studies Program at Madonna University, and the co-founder of TerpTheatre, a company that specializes in stage interpreting. The 47-year-old Ferndale resident has been working [...]

By |2012-08-30T09:00:00-04:00August 30th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Be mature, Sagittarius!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes A long-running Sun-Venus aspect peaks this week, making everyone try too hard to be nice. Both orbs make a hard aspect to Eris boosting pushiness and manipulation. Everyone has room [...]

By |2012-08-30T09:00:00-04:00August 30th, 2012|Entertainment|

Welcoming! (Including) Affirming?

by Rev. Jim Lynch Viewpoint Interim Pastor, MCC-Detroit Like so many, I read with interest these days about all of the religious bodies struggling with the issues of sexuality in general, homosexuality specifically. I see [...]

By |2012-08-30T09:00:00-04:00August 30th, 2012|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Errol Naidoo

Creep of the Week Earlier this month in South Africa, workers were on strike at a Marikana platinum mine demanding better wages. Police shot their guns into the crowd. Dozens were injured and 34 people [...]

By |2012-08-30T09:00:00-04:00August 30th, 2012|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Hungry4Equality: Week 4

Day 22 - Tobias Davis quote: During the past 17 years I've been out, I have been shunned, rejected, assaulted, and experienced many other negative issues as a result of me being open about my [...]

By |2012-08-30T09:00:00-04:00August 30th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Gore Vidal

Across 1 "Gay ___ Sutra" 5 Prickteasers 10 Alpert of "Mame" fame 14 NG: Aladdin or Scheherazade 15 In-your-face 16 Words said near crystal balls 17 NG: Cans, in the UK 18 Word to someone [...]

By |2012-08-30T09:00:00-04:00August 30th, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Hungry4Equality Week 3

Monday - Carolun Simmons "We must be taken seriously as a part of our communities. We need more gay people to "come out" and make our voices heard. This starts by accepting who and what [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Michigan, News|

Dog Parks in Michigan

Dogs parks can provide our canine friends with hours of excercise, friendship, play and pure fun. Here are some of the local dog parks: Behnke Memorial 300 N. Groesbeck Hwy. in Mt. Clemens http://www.cityofmountclemens.com/parks.htm Cherry [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Guides, Pets|

Pet Calendar

Humane Society of South Central Michigan Benefit Aug. 25 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration fee: $25 (269) 963-1796 or jgilbert@hs-scm.org Featured events: Dog walk (registration begins at 9 a.m.), vendor booths, dog fashion show [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Guides, Pets|

Lasers Zap Pets Pain, Disease

FERNDALE - When our pets suffer from medical problems, we try to find inexpensive, painless and natural ways to help them heal rather than simply mask symptoms as is often the case with conventional medications. [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Guides, Pets|

Movin’ On Up

Across 1 Fruit cover 5 Has sex on a carpet? 10 Nuts and bolts 14 Obsidian source 15 Earhart, for one 16 "Serpico" author Peter 17 Ghostbusters role 18 Able to bend over 19 Large [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

When Sex Calls

ÒDoes it feel gay to you?Ó Jamie Travis asks about his directorial debut, "For a Good Time, Call," as if there was any question that a phone-sex caper with two females engaging in pseudo-lesbian three-ways [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Michigan, News|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Jodie Foster gets married to the mob The next time you see Jodie Foster in front of the camera it'll be in "District 9" director Neill Blomkamp's 2013 sci-fi epic "Elysium" [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Entertainment|

Why I’m gay, no doubt

Parting Glances There are experiences that are alien to most people: walking on the moon, winning the $337 million Power Ball lottery, weighing 400 pounds, having implant boobs. Because my life tends to be introspective, [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Turn up the charm, Gemini!

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes The Sun entering Virgo and Mars coming home to Scorpio push us to work. Both aspect Neptune so focus may be hard to achieve. Mediation helps. Venus, Mercury and Jupiter [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Entertainment|

Politics Gets Simple

BTL Editorial If you have a TV set you have most likely been subjected to the barrage of political ads this summer. It is so easy to tune them out and begin thinking that Romney/Ryan [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Opinion|

LGBT reactions to Ryan Pick

BY Chuck Colbert T he dog days of summer brought the 2012 presidential race into sharper focus, when on Aug. 11, presumptive Republican Party nominee Mitt Romney announced that his choice for running mate would [...]

By |2012-08-23T09:00:00-04:00August 23rd, 2012|National, News|