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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Weighing the Cost of Pet Insurance

  By Dawn Klingensmith Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, pets can undergo the same types of lifesaving procedures as people, including pacemaker insertion and kidney transplants. But these procedures are expensive. Pet owners who [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:53:03-05:00March 6th, 2019|Guides, Pets|

Think Outside the Box for a Chance to Win $1,000

The Michigan Pet Fund Alliance and the Humane Society of Macomb Foundation are soliciting applications for Outside the Box award-winning programs, projects, or documents that Michigan shelters or non-profit home-based rescue organizations are successfully using. [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:50:15-05:00March 6th, 2019|Guides, Pets|

Hot at Sundance

Across 1 Type of balls that you play with 5 Switch positions 9 Hands of a manhandler 14 Skater’s feat 15 Gay Bob, for example 16 Old square 17 Judith Light feature film at Sundance [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:27:12-05:00March 6th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Aut Bar Sold

Owners Martin Contreras and Keith Orr recently announced the sale of Aut Bar, the popular LGBT owned restaurant and bar in Ann Arbor’s Braun Court. Aut Bar will now be owned by BarStar Group, which currently owns and operates several successful establishments in Ann Arbor including Lo-Fi, Nightcap and Babs’ Underground.

By |2019-03-06T15:15:42-05:00March 6th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Transgender Thought Leader Says ‘Transphobia Is A Sin’

Poet, educator and self-described thought leader, J. Mase III will be speaking at the opening ceremony for LGBTQ Week at Oakland University on March 12. Mase will be speaking about faith and the criminalization of the black trans body through poetry and a discussion. As a trans man, Mase said he was a unique insight into the issue.

By |2019-03-06T15:14:46-05:00March 6th, 2019|Michigan, News|

OU Film Festival Focused on ‘Challenging Femmephobia’

Marking its 35th year, Oakland University’s Women and Gender Studies Film Festival will present Challenging Femmephobia: Breaking the Gender Binary in Queer Communities. This year’s festival features screenings of the films “Making Masculine” and “The Same Difference.” The screenings, and a panel discussion, will take place from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, in room 1050 of the Human Health Building on OU’s Rochester campus.

By |2019-03-06T15:01:07-05:00March 6th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Positive Thoughts: I’m an HIV-Positive Gay Man Committed to Racial Justice

The day the universe decided it wanted to see sugar, spice and everything nice, it was June 10, 1991 – the day I was born. Even as a child, I was always talkative and quite the jokester. Winning "Loudest," "Class Clown," and "Most Likely to Work for The New York Times" my senior year of high school proved not only that I could make anyone laugh, but that my banter always led to greater conversation.

By |2019-03-06T14:51:57-05:00March 6th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|