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 [...]
Last April, Between The Lines ran “Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination: One Mayor’s Story”, a profile of Royal Oak Mayor Mike Fournier regarding his membership in the newly-formed coalition. He spoke proudly of his city's inclusive human rights ordinance, among other accomplishments. For Fournier, joining the group was not just a gesture, it was a meaningful step that showed his support for all citizens of Royal Oak, for equal protections in their homes and places of work. Membership also sent a message to the public at large that his city is one of fairness, diversity and inclusion.
Blush, highligher, bronzer, lipstick, eyeshadow and mascara: those are only a few of the items that can go into a makeup look and they rarely come with directions. Especially in the age of makeup gurus flaunting perfectly done-up looks on social media, breaking into a set of bold new colors, or even doing a basic look can be intimidating. Ferndale's SheHive is a women's community center and is hosting a "Makeup for Women Who Don't Love Makeup" event.
When the Affirmations LGBTQ community center was founded in the late '80s it dedicated itself to providing a safe, supportive space for all members of the LGBTQ community, outlining a mission statement that highlights those goals:
You can take the easy way out when the going gets tough in your relationship (and you should if you don’t love your partner anymore), but there’s plenty of value and payoff in sticking the hard times out and trying to make it work. How you do that is up to you – there’s no right or wrong way – but these tips on putting the pieces of shattered partnership back together again are a great place to start.
“It’s a pity that youth is wasted on the young,” said George Bernard Shaw, whose play “Pygmalion” was given a fresh start, with an ongoing heart pacer as Broadway's “My Fair Lady.”
Congratulations, LGBTQ America! Donald Trump, the man who stumbled and swindled and lied his way into the presidency, has finally made good on his promise to be the very bestest president queers ever done seen. One word: Germany.
Trans people - and I am using the term in its broadest sense, inclusive of gender fluidity and nonbinary identities - tend to have a pretty short list of wants. Really, I can boil it down to one simple statement: we just want to live our lives.
PRRI Research Reveals Need for Anti-Discrimination Language The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced in March it is revising its mission statement to remove anti-discrimination language. The proposed draft of the new HUD [...]
Thirty-four of Michigan’s most stunning architectural gems are on full display in the new book “Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy,” a passion project of author Brian D. Conway and photographer Jim Haefner that took more [...]
Event Attendees Reflect on Progress, Discuss the Long Road Ahead If every neighborhood is to become a place of opportunity, it's time for fairer housing - to include the LGBTQ community - and stronger enforcement [...]
Will the opportunity to spend an intimate evening of song and music with cast members from the national touring production of “On Your Feet” motivate enough people to jump to their feet on the evening [...]
A new web series is currently shooting its first season in Detroit. "Femme Queen Chronicles" seeks to tell the story of four trans women of color living in the Motor City. Created by activist Ahya [...]
Three Jackson-area residents were subjected to a homophobic slur and refused service at the West Avenue McDonald’s Saturday. Andrew Munroe, 25, Charles Kilgore, 23, and Amanda Versluys stopped at the fast food location, 1105 N. [...]