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Deep Inside Hollywood

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By Romeo San Vicente Ryan Murphy’s 'Pose' places trans actors front and center If we can all survive as a nation until summer, "Pose" will be here to see us through. The latest [...]

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Tillerson Out as Secretary of State

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President Trump on Tuesday announced he has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump in a tweet that announced the decision said he plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed Tillerson. [...]

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LGBTQ Wedding Expo Attracts Hundreds

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Ashley Howe and her fiance Justine Simpson have been to several bridal shows, but none quite like the Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo held on Sunday, March 11, in MotorCity Casino's state of the art ballroom in Detroit.

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Election 2018

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Parting Glances: Keys! Wallet! iPhone! (Amen.)

After five years of faithful, heavy-duty service the battery in my expensive gift Shinola wrist watch expired. I should have known it was going to happen, because, for the past several weeks, its second hand hesitated, stopping completely for milli-seconds, before lunging forward by five-minute notches at a time. In spite of this, its time was impeccably accurate, so I ignored the warning signal.

Unanimous Vote in Favor of Michigan Transgender Woman is Groundbreaking

A landmark legal decision for transgender rights was issued last week. A unanimous three-judge panel of the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals — covering Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee — ruled that Michigan RG & GR Harris Funeral Homes violated federal civil rights laws when they fired Aimee Stephens for a being a transgender woman.

Creep of the Week: Betsy DeVos

On Twitter the thing I probably write most often is “Betsy DeVos is a monster” in reply to stories about her. Now, if you don’t know much about DeVos you might be thinking, “Okay, I get that you don’t agree with her policies, but she’s not an actual monster.”

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Matt and Kim to Headline at Royal Oak Music Theatre

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The Royal Oak Music Theatre is slated to showcase drum/keyboard duo Matt & Kim on Wednesday, April 18. Although Matt Johnson is from Vermont and Kim Schifino is from Rhode Island, the two met while students at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute. According to Johnson in a 2016 Westword interview, they were immediately drawn to each other.

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