Ambassador Number Six

By | 2014-05-21T09:00:00+00:00 May 21st, 2014|Michigan, News|

Keen News Service President Obama this month nominated an openly gay State Department fellow to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Vietnam. Ted Osius has 25 years of experience as a State Department officer in [...]

Ambassador Number Six

By | 2014-05-21T09:00:00+00:00 May 21st, 2014|Michigan, News|

Keen News Service President Obama this month nominated an openly gay State Department fellow to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Vietnam. Ted Osius has 25 years of experience as a State Department officer in [...]

At Least Six of Eight Gays Win Races

By | 2014-05-21T09:00:00+00:00 May 21st, 2014|National, News|

Keen News Service Of eight openly LGBT candidates on primary ballots yesterday, six are confirmed winners, one lost, and for one the results were not yet in at midnight. In Georgia, incumbent State Rep. Simone [...]

Oregon Strikes Ban

By | 2014-05-20T09:00:00+00:00 May 20th, 2014|National, News|

Oregon on Monday became the 18th state to allow same-sex couples to marry. In a 26-page ruling that shared some of his personal experience with anti-gay sentiments, U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane (an Obama [...]

Federal Judge Says Utah Marriages Count

By | 2014-05-20T09:00:00+00:00 May 20th, 2014|National, News|

U.S. District Court Judge Dale Kimball (Clinton appointee) granted a preliminary injunction Monday afternoon requiring that Utah recognize the marriages of an estimated 1,300 same-sex couples that took place before a U.S. Supreme Court issued [...]

Drag Extravaganza Heads to Lansing

By | 2014-05-15T09:00:00+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Entertainment|

By Shelby Clark Petkus An "All Star" Drag Show is coming to Lansing's Avenue Cafe this month, just in time to launch the Pride season. The jam-packed event will feature over a dozen queens, including [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2014-05-15T09:00:00+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Queen Latifah will bend it like Bessie So she's never returned to the glorious swagger of her stone-butch, bank-robbin' "Set It Off" days. And she's being very old-school Jodie about talking/not-talking [...]

Chaz I Was Saying

By | 2014-05-15T09:00:00+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Tutti-frutti ingredient 5 Lammies, e.g. 11 Peggy of Split Bitches 15 River of Memphis 16 Woman of La Mancha 17 Look intently 18 Start to climax 19 You wear it with a thong [...]

LGBT Health And Wellness Fair Coming May 17

By | 2014-05-15T09:00:00+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Michigan, News|

FERNDALE - Affirmations will host its 11th annual Health and Wellness Fair for the LGBT community May 17 from 1-5 p.m. This free event includes educational workshops and free and low-cost health services, including screenings [...]

Gearing Up For Ferndale Pride

By | 2014-05-15T09:00:00+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Michigan, News|

By Shelby Clark Petkus Last years Ferndale Pride fest was rolling. The 2014 event is planned for May 31. File photo Andrew Potter. Ferndale Pride is a yearly event in Downtown Ferndale celebrating all [...]

Fourth Circuit Virginia Marriage Clash

By | 2014-05-15T09:00:00+00:00 May 15th, 2014|National, News|

By Lisa Keen Plaintiffs in the Virginia same sex marriage case. Keen News Service The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals hearing Tuesday was, as Judge Paul Niemeyer characterized it, just one step along [...]