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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Flashing Back to the Past: the ’90s

View in this week's downloadable issue January - Let It Be Resolved: A proposed resolution intended to help stop anti-gay attacks in Ferndale was both presented and unanimously adopted by the Ferndale City Council. This [...]

By |2018-09-12T11:04:49-04:00September 12th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Fourth Annual Stand with Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

The fourth annual Stand with Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6. The workshop is open to gender expansive young children, trans youth ages 12 to 24 and parents and caregivers of trans youth. It will once again take place at the Orchard United Methodist Church in Farmington Hills. This year’s theme is "I Am."

By |2018-09-24T09:58:59-04:00September 12th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Sensational Showboys

They call themselves showboys. They are boys, men actually, who sing and dance. And, just as often, one can find them lip-syncing at gay bars or competing in male beauty pageants across the state and [...]

By |2018-09-17T12:29:29-04:00September 12th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Night at Flint’s Sloan Museum

Fans of Flint's Sloan Museum likely know it best for its regional exhibits. Visitors can see everything from classic cars, to hundreds of unique-to-Michigan artifacts, and now they are invited to participate in a 'Night at the Musuem'-style party. In the theme of "All That Glitters," guests will get to enjoy a themed celebration while raising funds for the organization.

By |2018-09-12T10:52:23-04:00September 12th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Kavanaugh Hearings: No Comment, No Comfort

It was the third day of a four-day confirmation hearing for federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to join the U.S. Supreme Court before a senator really pressed hard for him to account for his commitment to equal rights for LGBTQ people. U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) started off, trying to get Kavanaugh to agree that he wouldn’t fire somebody because of the color of that person’s skin or their gender. “Of course,” Kavanaugh agreed.

By |2018-09-12T10:51:16-04:00September 12th, 2018|National, News|

Respect

  Across 1 Homeland of the Singing Nun (abbr.) 5 Cockeyed 10 Madonna's "___ Don't Preach" 14 A strong one found in the gym 15 Lauren Wright Douglas' " ___ Life" 16 Apple that isn't [...]

By |2018-09-12T10:50:11-04:00September 12th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Creep of the Week: Brett Kavanaugh

“Brett Kavanaugh’s refusal to answer very basic, very direct questions about the Supreme Court’s historic ruling bringing marriage equality nationwide is alarming and completely unacceptable,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “The Obergefell decision is settled law. If this nominee cannot so much as affirm that or the fundamental equality of LGBTQ people and our families, he should not and must not be granted a lifetime appointment to our nation’s highest court.”

By |2018-09-12T10:42:53-04:00September 12th, 2018|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Thought they were goners? Nope, the Cats have a release date. When Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats, based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, was the hottest ticket [...]

By |2018-09-12T10:39:08-04:00September 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|