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Falling Leaves To Count

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 [...]

By |2012-11-29T09:00:00-05:00November 29th, 2012|Opinions, Parting Glances|

Ian as We Speak

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 [...]

By |2012-11-29T09:00:00-05:00November 29th, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

How To Survive A Plague

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 [...]

By |2012-11-29T09:00:00-05:00November 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

Forever Kylie

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 [...]

By |2012-11-29T09:00:00-05:00November 29th, 2012|Entertainment|

Michigan World AIDS Day 2012 Calendar

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. [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:11:07-05:00November 29th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Transgender Detroit Transitions into GNA

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. [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Michigan, News|

Happy 10th Anniversary to Perceptions

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Michigan, News|

Deborah Cox Returns To The Stage

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment|

Wherefore Art Thou, Dromio?

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment, Theater|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment|

12 Drags of Christmas

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment|


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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|

The Best Year Yet?

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Ouch! Handel With Care

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 [...]

By |2012-11-22T09:00:00-05:00November 22nd, 2012|Opinions, Parting Glances|