Reports: Russians Targeted LGBTQ Community With Disinformation

By | 2019-01-23T16:29:11-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|National, News|

A Russian social media operation aimed at helping Republican nominee Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election included efforts to polarize voters around LGBTQ issues and, in some cases, pushed LGBTQ voters to support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. The operation also posted a message aimed at lonely LGBTQ teenagers, an effort that is believed was intended to blackmail vulnerable youth.

LGBTQ Resources in Detroit

By | 2019-01-23T16:24:26-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

Andy Garcia, the director of Creating Change, said he wants members of the community to leave the National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change conference "feeling like they understand what makes Detroit special." And part of what makes Detroit special is the ecosystem of organizations, some of which are listed below, that work and support the LGBTQ community in the Motor City.

Things to Do in Detroit

By | 2019-01-23T16:21:32-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

As the National LGBTQ Task Force's annual Creating Change conference moves into Detroit this week, more than 3,500 participants will have the opportunity to explore the Motor City.

First African-American Women to Serve on Oakland County Parks Board

By | 2019-01-23T16:13:37-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

Last week the Oakland County Parks & Recreation Commission held its first meeting of the year and introduced its newest members, Oakland County Commissioner Nancy Quarles (D-Southfield) and Ebony Bagley. Quarles and Bagley are the first African-American women ever to serve on the OCPR Commission.

Lovepop Cards for LGBTQ People

By | 2019-01-23T16:00:38-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Guides, Wedding|

As much as everyone loves Valentine's Day, let's face it - trying to find the perfect gift for your loved one after the holidays can be tough. Whether it's for a new partner, a long-term [...]

Michigan’s Food Safety Efforts Continue During Federal Shutdown

By | 2019-01-23T15:55:16-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

LANSING – Since Dec. 22, the federal government has been partially shut down, affecting some services and duties of federal agencies, including the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. During this time, food inspectors from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development as well as food sanitarians from Michigan’s 45 local health departments continue to conduct food safety inspections to protect public health and the safety of the state’s food supply.

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2019-01-23T15:53:28-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente Fossil hunting with Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan You already know Kate Winslet and you’re finally figuring out who the staggeringly talented Saoirse Ronan ("Mary Queen of Scots") is, even if [...]

I’m Positive

By | 2019-01-23T15:38:35-04:00 January 23rd, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Every HIV story is a sad story. And, generally, it’s always a surprise story for people, something they weren’t expecting. In January 2014, I was dating a guy in Memphis, Tennessee, named Andre. We fell [...]