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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Oh Dear

Across 1 Notes to Tammy Baldwin's staff 6 Greenish-yellow fruit 10 Buffy creator Whedon 14 Playground retort 15 Part of San Francisco's BART 16 Not taken in by 17 Spy-action thriller series with Sandra Oh [...]

By |2019-02-06T16:26:26-05:00February 6th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Mark LaChey Elected First Vice Chair of Michigan Democratic Party, Roland Leggett Chair of LGBT & Allies Caucus

One day after the state emerged from a record-breaking cold snap, nearly 3,000 Democratic Michiganders gathered for the Michigan Democratic Party Spring Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit. There, credentialed delegates were tasked with electing MDP leadership as well as leadership for constituency caucuses and congressional districts.

By |2019-02-07T11:42:48-05:00February 6th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Gay Man Found Dead After Lansing Fire

Known as an incubator for small businesses, the lesbian-owned Lansing Eastside Gateway was ravaged by a fire last weekend that resulted in the death of 43-year-old openly gay employee John Bolan. He was discovered dead inside Sunday morning. In an article by reporter Kara Berg, The Lansing State Journal reported that Bolan had been sleeping inside the building when the fire broke out.

By |2019-02-06T16:14:10-05:00February 6th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Boy-lesque

International Erotic Art Exhibition Detroit Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 16 Russell Exhibition Center Russell Industrial Complex 1600 Clay St., Detroit Tickets start at $40. For more information, go online to dirtydetroit.com. As soon [...]

By |2019-02-06T16:09:02-05:00February 6th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Deep Inside Hollywood

  By Romeo San Vicente Sarah Paulson flies over the cuckoo’s nest Ryan Murphy, the man who currently owns most of television, has another show coming. It’s called "Ratched," and you’ll need to reach back [...]

By |2019-02-06T16:01:13-05:00February 6th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Valentine’s Day Visibility: To Stay in or Go Out?

As a lesbian, I often feel the urge to be vocally happy in my engagement to a woman. It’s a spiteful parry to a book I keep on my shelf as a joke: "The Unhappy Gays," a messy assortment of Christian ramblings about how queer people are actually miserable, pilfered from the collection of my deceased grandmother.

By |2019-02-06T15:56:46-05:00February 6th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|

A Look at LGBTQ Artists in Burlesque

One would think that in the field of burlesque, sex and the discussion of it would be welcome, but this may not always be the case. In 2019 there is open discussion about all things LGBTQ as well as openly gay celebrities, but in the burlesque world, sex and sexual orientation are still considered dirty words by some. Why is this the case? Perhaps the answer to this and many other questions lies in pondering why humans readily embrace some things and people and not others. Normally, that which is deemed different is looked at with suspicion and approached with caution — as is the case with the LGBTQ or queer burlesque performers.

By |2019-02-06T15:54:35-05:00February 6th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|