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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Reports: Russians Targeted LGBTQ Community With Disinformation

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.

By |2019-01-23T16:29:11-05:00January 23rd, 2019|National, News|

LGBTQ Resources in Detroit

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.

By |2019-01-23T16:24:26-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

Things to Do in Detroit

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.

By |2019-01-23T16:21:32-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

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

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.

By |2019-01-23T16:13:37-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

Lovepop Cards for LGBTQ People

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 [...]

By |2019-01-23T16:00:38-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Guides, Wedding|

Michigan’s Food Safety Efforts Continue During Federal Shutdown

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.

By |2019-01-23T15:55:16-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

Deep Inside Hollywood

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 [...]

By |2019-01-23T15:53:28-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

I’m Positive

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 [...]

By |2019-01-23T15:38:35-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|