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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Obituary: Grace McClelland

LINCOLN PARK - Grace McClelland, former executive director of the Ruth Ellis Center, suffered a fatal heart attack on June 16. McClelland, 57, was born in Camden, N.J. After graduating from St. Joseph's High School [...]

By |2015-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Why Gay Press (Still Matters)

By Keith Orr A vibrant gay literary culture requires four elements: authors, readers, publishers and bookstores. This column regularly deals with the first two, and occasionally with the last. However, the forgotten third element of [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Tom Ford speaks, gets $20 Million At the recent Cannes Film Festival, Tom Ford announced his intention to make his next feature, "Nocturnal Animals", and Focus stepped in with $20 million [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Entertainment|

Hit Girl

By Lawrence Ferber Novelist Jackie Collins may kick ass and take names, but she certainly knows how to keep those names secret... or at least thinly-veiled in her books. "As long as I change the [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Entertainment|

Vanity Fair Lady

Across 1 Tennessee Williams "Summer and Smoke" heroine 5 To ___ it may concern 9 Snatch 14 Billy Crystal played gay on this sitcom 15 "The English Patient" nurse 16 Bones below elbows 17 Bear's [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

An Enchanted Evening In Dexter

By John Quinn SHOW DETAILS: South Pacific Encore Musical Theatre 3126 Broad St., Dexter June 4-July 3; check website for performance times $32-$28 734-268-6200 The "book musical" is as thoroughly American as baseball and [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Entertainment, Theater|

The End Of Michigan For Marriage?

BY AJ TRAGER LANSING - Michigan For Marriage was organized as a collaborative public education campaign to build support for marriage equality in Michigan and has spent the last few years gathering communities together to [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Ingham Celebrates Marriage Equality

By the time Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum closed down her offices Friday, June 26, she had issued 26 marriage licenses and performed 16 ceremonies herself. She was definitely the first in Michigan to perform [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:00:00-04:00June 25th, 2015|Michigan, News|