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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Our History of Marching on Washington

BY LOU CHIBBARO JR., WASHINGTON BLADE The last Equality March was held in 2009. Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key As thousands descend on Washington, D.C. for the Equality March for Unity and [...]

By |2017-06-11T09:00:00-04:00June 11th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Kama Fault

Across 1 Fairy tales and such 5 Alpert of "Mame" fame 9 Larry Kramer's alma mater 13 Liberace's style, for example 14 Skin softener 15 Estimating words 16 They call it the ___... 19 "The [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Summer Pride Calendar

Photo courtesy of David Graff AUGUST 12 Transgender Pride in the Park 12-6 p.m. Donald Red Geary Park, Earle Boulevard at Pinecrest, Ferndale Celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Compton's Cafeteria Riot AUGUST [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|Guides, Pride Guide|

Leather and Lesbians

photo: The LGBTQ women's motorcycle club, Dykes on Bikes Detroit, began in 2008 with Heather O'Brian as president, Marianne Waugh as vice president, Tracy Brown as treasurer and Ronda Wright as secretary. Since then, the [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|Guides, Pride Guide|

Moving Forward, Letting Go

The seventh annual LGBT Older Adult Summit will be held from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on June 24 at MSU Detroit Campus located at 3408 Woodward Ave. in Detroit. The event, organized by SAGE [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|Guides, Pride Guide|

Holland Community Center Opens

BY JIM LARKIN Karen Prins, an Out On The Lakeshore board member, prepares an identification sticker for the community center open house. Photo courtesy of Jim Larkin Nearly two years of work and planning [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|Michigan, News|

LGBTQ Community Centers Promote Smoke-Free Prides

Editors note: This article was a collaborative effort between LGBT Detroit, Affirmations, OutFront Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids Pride Center, and Perceptions to advocate for smoke-free community events moving forward, including Pride celebrations. LGBTQ community centers across [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|Michigan, News|

HRC Launches Summer of Action

BY BTL STAFF The Human Rights Campaign launched a nationwide summer of action anchored by more than 250 grassroots events from coast to coast. The theme of these events - "Unite. Resist. Enlist." - reflects [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|National, News|

NBC Out Launches Inaugural #Pride30 List

BY BTL STAFF NBC Out, part of released its inaugural #Pride30 list, recognizing LGBTQ Americans of all ages, backgrounds and industries who are making a difference in their communities. Each day in June, Pride [...]

By |2017-06-08T09:00:00-04:00June 8th, 2017|National, News|

Trans During Wartime

BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH There was a collective groan on the 8th of November 2016, as we saw Donald Trump take the presidency. With his victory, we knew that transgender rights won through the administration, [...]

By |2018-01-16T03:23:43-05:00June 8th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|