German President Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By | 2017-07-21T09:00:00-05:00 July 21st, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE German President Mark-Walter Steinmeier on July 20, 2017, signed a same-sex marriage bill. Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday signed a [...]

Bookmarks: Seeing History Queerly

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Entertainment|

BY LIZ BAUDLER Seeing History Queerly: A Review of "Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World," By Sarah Prager 259 pages Harper, $17.99 Queer people permeate history, but it's only recently that [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Netflix picks up trans activist Marsha P. Johnson's story "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson," the most recent project from acclaimed documentary filmmaker David France (Academy Award-nominated for "How [...]

Time for Kids

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Pool players put their balls here 5 Perils for Patty Sheehan 10 Tubbies' prefix 14 Sparkle 15 Play too broadly, on Broadway 16 Pious ejaculation 17 First-rate 18 Extreme thespian activity 20 Harold [...]

Calling All Food Lovers

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

The YpsiTasty Grub Crawl - a joint venture and local food celebration to support the mission of the A2Y Chamber and Growing Hope - is a chance for food lovers to enjoy the best locally [...]

Out In Force

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY EMELL DERRA ADOLPHUS Police officer Danielle Woods would sooner flash you a smile than her badge. Both are equally bright, formidably disarming, and essential to her role as the Detroit Police Department's first-ever LGBT [...]

U-M Announces LGBTQ Alumni Group

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

The University of Michigan Alumni Association has announced the formation of a new LGBTQ alumni group. A former group did exist, but it became inactive, so a new organizing committee came together to form U-M [...]

Nominations Are Out for The 2017 Wilde Awards

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, The Wilde Awards were established [...]

Transmissions; Uniformly Bad

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH Since prior to the last election, many have warned of the precarious position transgender law was on the federal level. While great strides were made during the Obama years on behalf [...]

The Tradition of Connectedness

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

BY CURTIS LIPSCOMB It is that time again, and after months of strategic planning and securing partnerships, Detroit comes alive. The summer heat, the creative energy, and the festivities are highlighted accomplishments and challenges of [...]