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Celebrate 50 years of Stage Door.. LGBT Events

In November The Stage Door Celebrates 50 Years in business. They are marking the occasion with a weekend long celebration at The Stage Door November 5th-8th 2010. Friday November 5th Stage Door Anniversary Show starring Sara Joy, Miss Dixie, Foxxie Lane and others. Saturday November 6th The Return of the Doormen with DJ Rob Austin […]

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Another Tragedy

Another unfortunate LGBT suicide. The popular gay and lesbian magazine “The Advocate” reports another suicide, this time a college student in Michigan. http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/10/20/Michigan_Gay_College_Student_Commits_Suicide//?ref=nf These suicides are getting more attention than normal due to the recent rash in bullying.  I wonder how many lgbt suicides go unnoticed or unreported each year in the U.S. How could […]

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Be part of “Thrill the World 2010″

This Saturday night, Oct 23, there will be an opportunity to connect with Michael Jackson fans around the world. At the Bryan Center on Dayton Street in Yellow Springs there will be lessons in the “Thriller” dance steps starting at 5 p.m. The actual event, promoted as “the largest simultaneous Thriller Dance being performed around […]

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A day of Purple

Well, needless to say I wore purple to work today.  I also changed my facebook, twitter, and other profile avatars.. My message was pretty simple, “Bully This”. Ive always been known to be a bit outspoken, perhaps even cocky at times, so I thought my bully this remark was perfectly fitting.  However this wearing of […]

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Justin Bieber Get’s Bullied And Fights Back

Even super star’s have feelings.. Yesterday one of the most famous people in the world (Justin Bieber) was called a “faggot” and now the superstar plans to help stop bullying using his unfortunate experience as an example for all.  Kids these days can be very cruel but I personally believe this incident goes to show […]

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Welcome and introduction

Welcome. I am one of the newer freelancers in Dayton City Paper. My regular gig is Destination Yellow Springs but I also write a variety of pieces covering a range of events across the area. I came to Dayton City Paper after a three year stint writing a weekly column for a daily paper. However, […]

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Gay Suicides

I am working on a piece about the recent influx in suicides among gay teens.  I want to use the story to concentrate on where local youth can go for help when they need it.  It’s such a waste that teens find themselves with no other option but to kill themselves just because someone else […]

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Introduction

Hello everyone I thought I would open my first blog with an introduction about myself and a little bit about what I do at DCP. I got my start in big media about a year and a half ago writing the column LGBT insider for the Dayton Daily. I also began taking photo assignments from […]

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Free Speech

THANKS TO TEA PARTIERS One thing the tea partiers have done for American politics is alert60 percent of Americans that 40 percent of Americans would not qualify for American citizenship ifaverage history and literacy tests were required.We rank 27th among modern countries in literacy and basic knowledge. I have lots of friends who simply don’t […]

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Free Speech

TIME TO TAKE A STAND ___ Imagine my surprise a few weeks ago when I received a notice in the mail to report for jury duty in Dayton. Surprise, you ask? Well, yes. You see, as a gay man, I cannot marry my partner of 33 years, serve as an openly gay man in our […]

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Homegrown harmonies

National Sing-Off Live Tour in Troy By Tara Pettit Photo: Street Corner Symphony will perform at Hobart Arena as part of The […]

Chew on this: 2/24

Be your own nutrition sleuth By Jayne Powers Photo: Composer Jake Heggie; photo: Art Clarity You may have read the […]

News of the weird: 02/24

By Chuck Shepherd Lead story – Weird news you can use It turns out that a person having a heart […]

Advice Goddess: 2/24

By Amy Alkon Beak experience I recently started dating this new girl. I asked her whether her lips and boobs […]

Under the spell

Yellow Springs Theater Company stages “Godspell” By Gary Spencer Photo: Director Robert Campbell [standing, forefront] rehearses with Yellow Springs Theater […]

The Artsy Adventures of the JafaGirls

Just when you thought you had seen everything By Tor Gregory Simms Photo: Nancy Mellon and Corrine Bayraktaroglu; photo: Scott […]