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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Creep of the Week: Cardinal Raymond Burke

Welp, child sex abuse in the Catholic Church is in the news again and, gosh, wouldn’t you know it, the Catholic Church is trying to blame it on the gays. Again. A recent Pennsylvania grand jury report found sex abuse rampant in the church, something everyone who has ever delved into it has also found to be true.

By |2018-08-22T16:04:10-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Mom to Mom Sale in Ferndale on Aug. 25

When a child hits a growth spurt it's likely that an outfit that fit just weeks before is no longer the right fit. However, Ferndale Parks and Recreation is hosting a day of bargain hunting with its very own Mom to Mom sale on Saturday Aug. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Kulick Community Center.

By |2018-08-22T15:48:14-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Ferndale, Neighborhoods|

Divine Comedy

  Across 1 Nutty as a fruitcake 5 Prevents from scoring, with "out" 10 They call balls 14 Barbra's "Funny Girl" guy 15 Vietnam capital 16 Type of Mary pass 17 Collette of "Connie and [...]

By |2018-08-22T15:46:45-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Detroit Repertory Theatre Hosts Second Arts & Culture Festival

On Saturday, Aug. 25 aficionados of local artists can come together for the second official Detroit Repertory Theatre Arts & Culture Festival and Dream of Detroit Street Fair. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., attendees can look forward to a variety of local artists, vendors, food, drinks, live music, theatre and much more. The free event is made possible because of a grant from ART Ops — a group that focuses on encouraging local arts organizations — and Community HeART — an organization that works to help children cope with sterile environments like hospitals or some school settings.

By |2018-08-22T15:41:50-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Michigan, News|

Trans Woman Wins Historic Gubernatorial Primary Victory

Washington, DC – Democratic primary voters in Vermont selected out transgender woman Christine Hallquist as their nominee for governor, making her the first out trans person to be the gubernatorial nominee of a major American political party. She joins three other openly LGBTQ candidates who received the Democratic nomination for governor this cycle – Kate Brown of Oregon, Jared Polis of Colorado and Lupe Valdez of Texas – a historic number.

By |2018-08-22T15:40:07-04:00August 22nd, 2018|National, News|

HRC Celebrates Victories of Pro-Equality Champions in Wisconsin Primary

MILWAUKEE — On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, released the following statement celebrating the victories of pro-equality candidates including Senator Tammy Baldwin; Reps. Mark Pocan, Ron Kind, and Gwen Moore; and Josh Kaul for Attorney General.

By |2018-08-22T15:39:06-04:00August 22nd, 2018|National, News|