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 [...]
ICON Detroit is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. Unlike the average leather club, this nonprofit was established in February 1993 by the “Original Six” – friends with a keen interest in leathermen and S&M.
DETROIT — Recognizing them for their “creative” and “innovative” marketing techniques, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce announced that ShannonLoren is its newest Gold Member. “We look forward to working alongside their leadership to help them secure an LGBT Business Enterprise designation,” said commerce president Kevin Heard.
Around 30 protesters gathered outside Little Caesars Arena Feb. 21 to make a statement supporting sexual assault victims and to let R.Kelly know that his “rape culture is not welcome here.”
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - After nearly a decade of bringing dancers together from across the world, the Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers presents the ninth annual Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival or RAD Fest. The Festival will be held at the Epic Center and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on March 9 through 11.
A small crowd of about 15 passed by the Ruth Ellis Center Drop-In Center in Highland Park Sunday for the annual Ruth Ellis Day celebration. The Ruth Ellis Day tradition actually began a few years before Ellis died in her sleep at age 101 in 2000.
Take a look at his picture, and there’s no getting around it: Detroit native and dance music sensation Simon Black is a little unusual. “I’ve always danced to the beat of my own drum,” Black said. “I used to think that was something bad. But now I don’t.” Black traces his love of music to his formative years in the 1980s. “I was an ‘80s baby and MTV was new,” he said. “The artists that were hot at the time are the ones who inspired me to be who you see today: Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson.” Madonna, especially, spoke to young Mr. Black.
The University of Michigan's Stamps School of Art & Design prides itself on its "diversity, equity and inclusion." The school, which requires an "international experience" for each of its students to make them more worldly, describes itself as an institution that prepares students to "think in new ways, to educate them to become concerned world citizens, and to equip them with the skills for life-long accomplishment."
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Theatre NOVA is Ann Arbor’s professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights. Now, coming to its stage is “The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith” by Angelo Parra and Miche Braden.
Towanna Jackson and LaShawn Peterson of Southfield were married on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2016, around 1 a.m. inside the Plaza Royale Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. “My sister was able to catch a flight [...]
Me, The Other, a documentary featuring Washtenaw County college students, returns to Ann Arbor March 7th
Me, The Other, a locally produced documentary that tells the story of 12 students attending college in Washtenaw County, is returning to the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor on March 7. The diverse group featured in the film ranges from an African-American acting student from Flint who tells a personal heartbreaking story of the current water crisis in her community; a student from Mexico on the DACA program living in fear of deportation; a student from the storm-devastated island of Puerto Rico; a #metoo story of an orphaned immigrant from Cameroon; and a 65-year-old transgendered student who was homeless and alcohol and drug dependent but chose education over suicide.
It’s 12:01 a.m. according to my now celestial iPhone. I have been just 60 seconds in Heaven — the result of a Michigan Republican-sponsored pothole tripping mishap, courtesy of Gov. Snyder — but it seems like an eternity to me.
While the nation has been grappling with the fact that we have too many guns, another thing we have too many of that gets less attention: children in the foster care system.
In a major ruling affirming protections for lesbian, gay and bisexual workers, a federal appeals court in New York City ruled Monday employment discrimination based on sexual orientation is unlawful under Title VII of the [...]
Congregation May Avoid Investigation for Violation of Michigan Consumer Protection Act […]
That Britney album better come quick – preferably before the world combusts from nuclear warfare. On the horizon for the rest of what’s shaping up to be a very gay 2018 outside of Brandi Carlile’s [...]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday promises made by the administration are being kept after more than one year of President Trump in the White House. In terms of anti-LGBT commitments, [...]
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi city's denial of a gay pride parade (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A Mississippi State University student who unsuccessfully sought a city permit for a gay [...]
Around 30 protesters gathered outside Little Caesars Arena Wednesday night to make a statement supporting sexual assault victims and to let R.Kelly know that his "rape culture is not welcome here." Several of the R&B [...]
Q&A: Jake Shears Is ‘Happy to Call the Shots,’ Talks Scissor Sisters Hiatus, Aging and the Day David Bowie Died
“Oh, did I print that?” Jake Shears is in a state of surprised perplexity, wondering if a version of his new (and very moving) memoir, "Boys Keep Swinging," landed in the hands of journalists, such [...]
LANSING, Mich. — Students, candidates for office, and elected leaders will rally in support of gun violence prevention at the State Capitol on Thursday morning. In the wake of another mass shooting, this time at [...]