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Parting Glances Parting Glances: Sequins and Wedding Rice

On the topic of marriage screen legend Greta Garbo boasted, "There are some who get married and others who don't. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead." READ MORE.

Parting Glances: What's Past Is Unfortunately Prologue

During the Nazi reign of terror that ended only in Germany's defeat by the Allies in 1945, about 15,000 gay men were incarcerated in concentration camps, where an estimated 60 percent were brutally worked to death. READ MORE.

Parting Glances: Color Code Penguins Blue

A group called Noah's Angels is spending big bucks to provide shoreline dolphins with bodysuits to stop gay activity among this frisky, highly sexually active species. (Dolphins are one of 450 animal groping, er, groupings known to enjoy same-sex cavorting.) The bodysuits, costing $50 each, emit electric shocks when touching occurs between similarly outfitted dolphins. READ MORE.

Parting Glances: Whap! Thud! Kick! Kill! Shazam!

An oft-quoted U of M study of juvenile couch-potato-derangement-in-the-making blames adult violence on TV programs that feature heroes who are admired for bravery but imitated for violent acts. (Watch now. Wallop later.) READ MORE.

Parting Glances: A Drag In Time

In the sixty-some years I've been out, I've seen more female impersonators than you can shake a rhinestone tiara at. Some great. Some talented. Some gone bonkers. Some now gone bingo. READ MORE.

Parting Glances: Detroit's Black History Month Celeb

When Detroit-born, Cass Tech graduate Bernard Johnson died, age 60 in 1997, the New York Times carried a quarter-page obit celebrating his life as "a Renaissance man in dance." Little bigger than a metronome minute - at 5-foot-4 - he started dancing at age 11. READ MORE.

Special Section: Marriage
BTL Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo Returns

This is an important time to celebrate local businesses in Michigan that vocally support equality for the LGBT community and its allies. The Expo workshop at MotorCity Casino Hotel features prominent LGBT attorneys to discuss what same-sex marriage looks like under the Trump administration.

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