Lisa Lampanelli Loves (To Hate) You

By | 2012-11-29T09:00:00-04:00 November 29th, 2012|Michigan, News|

You know how some people show affection with hugs and kisses? Lisa LampanalliÕs idea of love is racial slurs, gay jokes and every so often calling someone that other word for vagina. Her Òequal opportunityÓ [...]

Falling Leaves To Count

By | 2012-11-29T09:00:00-04:00 November 29th, 2012|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Parting Glances I ate a hearty Thanksgiving dinner with friends - a gay senior, a working lesbian mom, a transgender newbie, a straight advocate for women's rights, an outspoken teacher for bullied students. We traveled [...]

Ian as We Speak

By | 2012-11-29T09:00:00-04:00 November 29th, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Testy response, or testicles 5 Antislavery author 10 Made it to second base, so to speak 14 Stage piece 15 Part of a makeup kit 16 Kitchen foray 17 First name in lesbian [...]

How To Survive A Plague

By | 2012-11-29T09:00:00-04:00 November 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

The AIDS epidemic didn't just subside. It took a fight. David France's film debut, "How to Survive a Plague," shows not only devastation, but what was - or wasn't - done about the virus that [...]

Forever Kylie

By | 2012-11-29T09:00:00-04:00 November 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

Kylie Minogue was just 19 when she landed a record deal that would turn the soap star into a singing superstar. This year marks a quarter-century of Kylie, who's celebrating the milestone with orchestral reinterpretations [...]

Michigan World AIDS Day 2012 Calendar

By | 2018-01-16T01:11:07-04:00 November 29th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Thursday, Nov. 29 Free HIV Testing 5 p.m. Free HIV testing presented by HARC. Stop in for safer sex information, testing and counseling. HARC and S3 Safe Sex Store, 1209 South University, Ann Arbor. 734-741-1434. [...]

Transgender Detroit Transitions into GNA

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Michigan, News|

Michelle Fox-Phillips, founding member of Transgender Detroit, now Gender-identity Network Alliance. BTL photo: Crystal Proxmire The Gender-identity Network Alliance (GNA, pronounced GINA) was announced on Nov. 17 with a party at Affirmations Community Center. [...]

Happy 10th Anniversary to Perceptions

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Michigan, News|

By Leo Romo Perceptions Saginaw Valley, commonly called Perceptions, has become mid-Michigan's major LGBT organization and has been celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout 2012. The Saginaw Valley includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the surrounding [...]

Deborah Cox Returns To The Stage

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jerome Stuart Nichols Deborah Cox has had a career in the entertainment industry that most would envy. She's been able to cross back and forth between R&B, jazz, pop and dance in her music [...]

Wherefore Art Thou, Dromio?

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment, Theater|

By Michael H. Margolin In William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" he says to the Players about to enact a play for the royal family: "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Matt Bomer. Photo: Warner Bros Lesbian happy endings coming soon from 'Carol' In 1952, Patricia Highsmith's romance novel "The Price of Salt" did an unexpected thing: a stylistic detour for [...]

12 Drags of Christmas

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment|

Royal Oak's Five15 kicks off the holiday season with 12 Drags of Christmas, featuring local queens, at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 (doors at 7). Proceeds from the event will benefit Mittens for Detroit and the [...]

Debut

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Force in "Milk," for short 5 Ward of the state Mississippi 9 Office aides 14 Chalky white 15 Visitor at gay.com 16 One in a red suit 17 With 33-Across, Broadway debut of [...]

The Best Year Yet?

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Abby Dees Fights and fabulousness make history; good news and policy shifts rarely do. As an example, I don't think I've seen more than two pictures from the 1969 Stonewall riots, but my mind [...]

Ouch! Handel With Care

By | 2012-11-22T09:00:00-04:00 November 22nd, 2012|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Parting Glances A musical staple of many a yuletide season is George Frederick Handel's "The Messiah," an oratorio performed with varying success by both amateur and professional musicians. Handel (1685-1759) was in his day the [...]