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 [...]
Scheduled for Friday, May 10, Corktown Health Center will host the 10th annual Cheers to HELP benefit to aid in funding the LGBTQ-specific health center. Patrick Yankee is the Center's chief development officer and he said this year is bigger than ever before for a variety of reasons.
Announced officially last month, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the LGBTQ civil rights advocacy organization HRC, and SAGE, the world's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ older adults, joined forces in a partnership aimed at helping LGBTQ elders across the country. The inaugural project taken on by these groups is the Long-Term Care Equality Index: a nationwide assessment intended to rate the quality of life LGBTQ people have in long-term elder care facilities.
As more rental properties appear across Michigan it is more important than ever to keep the tenants in your rental properties happy, comfortable and, most importantly, in place. Your favorite tenants are probably the ones who care for your property and pay their rent on time and possibly may just have the means to purchase and move away from your investment.
It’s a Monday morning and Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams, the visionaries behind the Taylorsville, N.C.-based, eponymous company that bills itself as “classic modern home furnishings,” are looking at another long work week ahead but excited about the weekend’s events.
Berenice Abbott once said, "The world doesn’t like independent women. Why, I don’t know, but I don’t care." It's that attitude about life that made Abbott one of the major figures of 20th Century photography. [...]
Jeff Hammerberg is the founding CEO of GayRealEstate.com, a service connecting clients with compatible agents, and is releasing his new e-book "Real Estate Tips for the LGBTQ Home Buyer: Your Guide to Purchasing the Home of Your Dreams" for free download.
Ferndale Pride is one of Michigan's largest annual pride celebrations. The annual street fair is an inclusive one and shows support to local charities and businesses that are LGBTQ-affirming. In advance of this year's event, [...]
From May 10 through Aug. 18, The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit will be hosting an exhibit targeted at challenging viewers' perceptions of themselves, storytelling and moving image, called "Unboxing: Doublespeak." "The works in this [...]
“Empire” made history on Wednesday, April 24 by featuring the first wedding between two gay, black men on primetime television.
Billed as a musical tour of everything from vaudeville to low-down burlesque, dream ballets and other bombastic Broadway brevities, a highlight of the upcoming Detroit Modernism Week will be a benefit performance by Tundra-Mae Fury on Sunday, May 12, at the Willis Show Bar in Detroit’s historic Cass Corridor.
Lasting from May 10 through 19 this year, Cinetopia Film Festival is a locally run independent festival that has been showing movies from local and international filmmakers since 2012 on all topics. What makes it unique is its curation approach to choosing the movies it shows, along with a local Detroit-specific short film program.
Popular Ferndale eatery Como’s is set to reopen in May. The new owners, check out Zack Sklar and his Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group, are planning to keep the restaurant’s focus on pizza. Beyond that, the restaurant is undergoing a complete renovation.
PHOTO Credit: Lillie Eiger Returning to the Detroit area after a critically acclaimed tour last year, Florence + The Machine is coming back to the Detroit area to play at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. [...]
Fifty years ago when gay ID closets were leased for a lifetime, it was SOP – standard operating procedure – to go by a catchy nickname.
So often when people who are not transgender speak of transgender people, there is one important thing that is gotten terribly wrong, and I think it's a core part of understanding exactly what it is to be transgender.