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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By |2018-10-17T15:31:12-04:00October 17th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Dana Nessel Joined by Dr. Abdul El-Sayed at Dearborn Town Hall

Candidate for Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel fielded questions on what she’ll do to fight hate crimes, tackle the opioid epidemic and safeguard abortion rights during a town hall in Dearborn on Friday, Hosted inside the Henry Ford Centennial Library Auditorium, Nessel was joined by State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and former candidate for Governor Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, both of whom vouched for her candidacy.

By |2018-10-18T10:18:40-04:00October 17th, 2018|Election, Election 2018, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News|

City Council Hopeful Bill Ostash Talks Rebirth of Saginaw’s Downtown

Saginaw City Council hopeful Bill Ostash likens the city’s blueprint to a donut. At its core, Ostash said Saginaw is lacking in terms of its development. Building up the city’s urban core is essential to creating a strong, vibrant community, he believes, and a top priority for him if elected to the Saginaw City Council this November.

By |2018-10-18T10:20:05-04:00October 17th, 2018|Election, Election 2018, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News|

DHS Public Charge Proposal Could Affect LGBTQ Community

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the Department of Homeland Security published a new regulatory proposal that will make it much more difficult for immigrants with documented status residing in the U.S. to remain in the country if they are using or likely to use programs like Medicaid Part D, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Section 8 housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.

By |2018-10-17T15:16:58-04:00October 17th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Michigan Honors Hirers of Qualified Disabled Community

Last week the 2018 Michigan Rehabilitation Services Champions Award ceremony recognized champions of disability employment. Gov. Rick Snyder proclaimed October to be Investing in Abilities Month in an effort to encourage employers to hire qualified people with disabilities while focusing on their abilities and increasing the public’s awareness of the contributions and skills of Michigan workers with disabilities.

By |2018-10-17T15:16:20-04:00October 17th, 2018|Michigan, News|

2018 GSBA Scholarship Fund Open

The Greater Seattle Business Association represents over 1,300 businesses, corporate and nonprofit members who are LGBTQ and allied and since 1991 has hosted its Scholarship Fund. Since its inception, the fund has raised $3 million [...]

By |2018-10-17T15:15:31-04:00October 17th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Ford Employee Talks Transitioning in the Workplace

Lynn Keiser’s transition from male to female in her job at Ford Motor Company could’ve been a nightmare. After grappling with gender confusion and its toll on her mental health for close to two decades, she was unsure what life as a trans woman in the professional workplace would resemble.

By |2018-10-18T10:28:12-04:00October 17th, 2018|Automotive, Guides|

UM Dearborn Lecturer Earns Support from Ford Fund

Dr. Truman Hudson is a lecturer of multiculturalism at the University of Michigan–Dearborn. Hudson, who won the 2018 Ford Fund Community Corps award, is currently conducting a class, EDA 515 – Communities and Schools: Building and Sustaining Partnerships, that will require students to work with LGBT Detroit and Ford GLOBE to co-design a leadership development supplementary educational curriculum. The effort is called the Blank Canvas Project.

By |2018-10-18T10:24:54-04:00October 17th, 2018|Automotive, Guides|

Creep of the Week: Transphobia

Being in middle school is tough. Your body is going through often mortifying changes: acne, body hair, growth spurts. Your hormones are raging. Kids are often relentlessly cruel to each other. You aren’t old enough to drive. Your parents are hopelessly lame.

By |2018-10-17T14:58:24-04:00October 17th, 2018|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Breast Cancer Awareness Month LGBTQ Recommendations

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, making it an important time of year to raise awareness for the need of screening and early detection, advocacy, support and ongoing research. Unfortunately, the reality is that breast cancer doesn’t care what month it is and doesn’t just go away until October. It's vital that any person with breast or chest tissue, meaning everyone, understands that they may be at risk of developing breast cancer.

By |2018-10-17T14:57:39-04:00October 17th, 2018|Opinions, Viewpoints|