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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Hear Me Out: Best Albums Of 2016

10. Britney Spears, 'Glory' If you counted the Holy Spearit out after 2013's weird let-down "Britney Jean," you should know better. Brit's next success is always her next comeback, but "Glory" wasn't just the teeter-totter [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Kate McKinnon takes the lead in 'The Lunch Witch' She already has an Emmy for her work on "Saturday Night Live," and she's managed to steal every scene she had in [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|Entertainment|

Messing Around the Set

Across 1 Tickle pink 5 Milano opera house, with "la" 10 Paquin of "True Blood" 14 Protected from the wind 15 Fondled rudely 16 Pride member 17 Pole, for example 18 You must remember this [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

The New Negresses

One of the special programs at AAFF is the The New Negress Film Society ( The NNFS is a NY-based collective of black women filmmakers whose priority is to create community and spaces for support, [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

A Turbulent Road Leads Home

Jacqui Leaonna Turner and Kara Marie Ramsey at their home in Plymouth. BTL Photo: Andrew Potter When Kara Marie Ramsey finally embraced herself and came out as transgender in September 2013, she asked herself, [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|Michigan, News|

2016: Year in Review

By Lisa Keen 2016 will go down in the LGBT history books as a year of sobering pushback against the many gains won in the years prior. In the space of 12 months, the community [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|National, News|

The Year We Fight Back

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith By now, the crowds have dispersed from Times Square, leaving behind heaps of confetti, deflated balloons and the odd, broken pair of "2017" sunglasses. College bowl games and tie-in parades are [...]

By |2017-01-01T09:00:00-05:00January 1st, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|