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The Pickleback

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter "Are you pregnant?" Dan asked me the other day. "I'm not sure," I said through the chomp of a pickle - my third in so many minutes - "but I [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|

Rock Out

By Jerome Stuart Nichols Hunter Valentine perform Feb. 7 at The Loving Touch in Ferndale. Photo: Leslie Van Stelten Photography As the queer lead singer of lesbian alt-rock group Hunter Valentine, Kiyomi McCloskey is [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Entertainment|

Cheaters Sometimes Prosper

By John Quinn Andrew Parker, Pete Podolski, Carol Lempert, and Brian P. Sage in The Jewish Ensemble Theatre Company's production of "Photograph 51." Photo: Jan Cartwright As a biology student at U-M, I found [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

Avalon Breads Rises To New Heights

Avalon staff members above are among 50 people currently employed at the bakery. The new facilities will add an additional 100 employees. Photo courtesy Avalon Bread DETROIT - Ann Perrault, co-owner and CEO of [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Terry Jones

Creep of the Week Hey are you pissed that President Obama has been all nice-nice with the gays lately? Then you should totally set him on fire. Or at least a life-size Obama doll strung [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Reflections Of Dis-Repair

Reparative therapy is the idea that one can become straight through counseling and prayer. This practice has been recently banned for minors in California, and a New Jersey lawsuit filed last month is seeking damages [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Time For Dedicated Action

By Eric Radar Viewpoint President Obama made history last week when he proclaimed his support for LGBT equality in his second inaugural address. Never before in American history has a president declared support for gay [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Is The Constitution Passe?

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud Despite my radical spirit, my committed feminism and deep distrust of old establishments, after I went to law school I became a fawning, dorky fan of the U.S. Constitution. [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Girl Groups Of The Sixties

Across 1 Problem for a drag queen's hosiery 5 Rock Hudson's "A Farewell to ___ " 9 Dirt clump 13 Jason Lee TV role 14 Lincoln's Johnson 15 Folk history 16 Pink Triangle Press publication [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Danny Windsor Dies At 87

By Tim Retzloff MUSKEGON - Danny Windsor, a world-traveled entertainer and emcee at gay night spots in Detroit in the 1960s and purportedly a flying monkey in the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, [...]

By |2013-01-31T09:00:00-05:00January 31st, 2013|Michigan, News|

Get Ready To Be ‘Conned’

By Dana Casadei Which of these men is the cheat? The liar? The hustler? The pick pocket? Find out at "Conned" at Detroit's City Theatre. Photo: Courtesy of Olympia Entertainment. Plays and musicals often [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

I Dreamed A Dream

Across 1 Bones partner 5 Second fruit eater 9 Go lickety-split 14 Give a hang 15 Vincent Lopez theme song 16 Word before "ho!" 17 End note 18 Rachel's TV show 19 Playful aquatic critter [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

A Future Beyond Formal Equality

by Chuck Colbert "I am making the argument that those issues (of inequality and disparity) need to rise to prominence and that we can't just think that passing a non-discrimination law and winning marriage is [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|National, News|

Sweeping Times When Love Is Equal

There are times in our lives when we remember exactly where we were when something historic took place. And for many LGBT citizens, Jan. 21, 2013 will be one of those days. As President Barack [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Opinion|

Birmingham Restaurant Week Begins Jan. 28

Treat yourself to delicious menu items at discounted prices during Birmingham's popular Restaurant Week event Jan. 28-Feb. 1 and Feb. 4-8. Enjoy three-course lunches for $15 and three-course dinners for $30. Many of Birmingham's finest [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Entertainment|

Not Just for Fun.

fun. 7 p.m. Jan. 26 The Fillmore 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit (sold out) http://www.thefillmoredetroit.com If Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost have taught us anything, it's this: You can be fun. and still stand [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Sean Hayes is playing that 'Hollywood Game' It's not the same kind of exposure as a weekly sitcom brings, but Sean Hayes is still out there in front of the camera, [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Entertainment|

Buying And Financing A Rental Home

By Jeffery A. Hammerberg With property values rising, and the economy continuing to turn more and more people into home-renters instead of home-buyers, now is a fantastic time to purchase a rental home and become [...]

By |2013-01-24T09:00:00-05:00January 24th, 2013|Entertainment|