Five Ways To Gay Your Wedding Cake

By | 2014-03-05T09:00:00+00:00 March 5th, 2014|Michigan, News|

By Shelby Clark Petkus Plan your perfect day at the Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo, April 12 at the Southfield Civic Pavilion. One of the most talked about things after a wedding is the [...]

A Group For Every Kind At JTCC

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Entertainment|

By Shelby Clark Fresh off Equality Cabaret, the benefit for the Michigan Marriage Challenge, Ann Arbor's Jim Toy Community Center continues its LGBT support and activism into the spring and beyond. JTCC has been serving [...]

International Victories For Animals In 2013

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Guides, Pets|

Animal Defenders International (ADI), based in California, is celebrating a number of successes for animals throughout 2013. 1. Colombia bans wild animals in circuses. In June, some six years after ADI launched its damning undercover [...]

WAGS Program In Need Of Support

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Guides, Pets|

Jihannh Jones knows the comfort that having a pet can bring. After a long day of work helping service clients at the Michigan AIDS Coalition, Jones goes home to his adorable Shih-Poo named Buddy. "Sometimes [...]

Yellow Means Doggies Need Space

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Guides, Pets|

Illustrated by Lili Chin. www.Doggiedrawings.net Some dogs need their space. Whether it's because they are recovering from an injury, still in the stages of being trained, or simply not that social, some dogs are [...]

Wayne County Adds LGBT Protections

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Michigan, News|

LGBT activists and allies joined Robert Ficano, center, as he signed an executive order extending employment protections to LGBT employees of Wayne County. From left: Emily Dievendorf, executive director of Equality Michigan; Summer Foster, field [...]

VETOED: Arizona Religious Bias Bill Falls

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|National, News|

By Lisa Keen Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation that would have essentially legalized discrimination against LGBT citizens, allowing for religious exemptions if business owners did not want to serve gay people. Pressure grew [...]

Love, Italian-American Style

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn John Patrick Shanley's "Italian American Reconciliation" continues through March 8. Photo: The Box Theater If we were to believe poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Miles Standish, military advisor to the Plymouth Colony, [...]

Do Shuffle Off To ‘Buffalo’

By | 2014-02-27T09:00:00+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

By Martin F. Kohn Miles Boucher as Paul, Brent Griffith as George Hay in "Moon Over Buffalo." Think of Ken Ludwig's comedy "Moon Over Buffalo" as "Cyrano de Bergerac" meets "Private Lives." Actually, in [...]