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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German President Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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 [...]

By |2017-07-21T09:00:00-04:00July 21st, 2017|Michigan, News|

Bookmarks: Seeing History Queerly

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Entertainment|

Time for Kids

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Calling All Food Lovers

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Out In Force

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

U-M Announces LGBTQ Alumni Group

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Nominations Are Out for The 2017 Wilde Awards

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Transmissions; Uniformly Bad

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

The Tradition of Connectedness

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 [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|