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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Isn’t It Ironic

Across 1 Foam at South Beach 5 Stuck deeply 10 Light, woody material 15 Series ender 16 Humble home 17 Online sexual favors? 18 Irene of_Fame_ 19 Israeli Heights 20 Genesis patriarch 21 Start of [...]

By |2019-05-01T16:15:43-04:00May 1st, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

10th Annual Cheers to HELP Friday, May 10

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.

By |2019-05-01T16:08:38-04:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

HRC, SAGE Partnered to Form Long-Term Care Equality Index for LGBTQ Elders

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.

By |2019-05-01T16:07:06-04:00May 1st, 2019|Michigan, News|

Detroit Builds Cooperatively

Littered with historic architecture, it's not difficult to find shining examples of craftsmanship from the 19th and early 20th centuries in Detroit neighborhoods like Midtown, Indian Village or Boston-Edison. Even outside of specifically historical spots, [...]

By |2019-07-18T12:35:45-04:00May 1st, 2019|Guides, Home|

How The Best Landlords and Tenants Do It

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.

By |2019-05-01T16:01:31-04:00May 1st, 2019|Guides, Home|

IKEA Introduces ThisAbles Project

With the help of 3D printers, IKEA is making furniture better for people living with disabilities. The project, dubbed ThisAbles, started off in the IKEA store with a hackathon of product engineers and disabled people [...]

By |2019-05-01T15:53:04-04:00May 1st, 2019|Guides, Home|

Art Deco Burlesque Brought Back by Tundra-Mae Fury

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.

By |2019-05-01T15:28:03-04:00May 1st, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Deep Inside Hollywood

  By Romeo San Vicente Lena Waithe goes west Sometimes Emmy Award winner Lena Waithe takes a break from being the Power Lesbian of All Hollywood, a breather from creating or writing or executive producing [...]

By |2019-05-01T15:26:55-04:00May 1st, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Cinetopia 2019 Makes Room for LGBTQ Audiences

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.

By |2019-05-01T15:25:12-04:00May 1st, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Como’s to Reopen Under New Ownership

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.

By |2019-05-03T14:32:23-04:00May 1st, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

As in a Mirror

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.

By |2019-05-01T14:08:21-04:00May 1st, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|