After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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Ambassador Number Six

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 [...]

By |2014-05-21T09:00:00-04:00May 21st, 2014|Michigan, News|

Ambassador Number Six

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 [...]

By |2014-05-21T09:00:00-04:00May 21st, 2014|Michigan, News|

At Least Six of Eight Gays Win Races

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 [...]

By |2014-05-21T09:00:00-04:00May 21st, 2014|National, News|

Oregon Strikes Ban

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 [...]

By |2014-05-20T09:00:00-04:00May 20th, 2014|National, News|

Federal Judge Says Utah Marriages Count

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 [...]

By |2014-05-20T09:00:00-04:00May 20th, 2014|National, News|

Drag Extravaganza Heads to Lansing

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 [...]

By |2014-05-15T09:00:00-04:00May 15th, 2014|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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 [...]

By |2014-05-15T09:00:00-04:00May 15th, 2014|Entertainment|

Chaz I Was Saying

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 [...]

By |2014-05-15T09:00:00-04:00May 15th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|

LGBT Health And Wellness Fair Coming May 17

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 [...]

By |2014-05-15T09:00:00-04:00May 15th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Gearing Up For Ferndale Pride

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 [...]

By |2014-05-15T09:00:00-04:00May 15th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Fourth Circuit Virginia Marriage Clash

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 [...]

By |2014-05-15T09:00:00-04:00May 15th, 2014|National, News|