Weighing the Cost of Pet Insurance

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

  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 [...]

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

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

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. [...]

Hot at Sundance

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

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 [...]

Aut Bar Sold

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

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.

Transgender Thought Leader Says ‘Transphobia Is A Sin’

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

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.

OU Film Festival Focused on ‘Challenging Femmephobia’

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

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.

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

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

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.