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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Free Mom Hugs Brings the Love at Pride

Twenty seconds. According to Jill Lash's research, that's the time it takes to give the perfect hug. And as she's the Free Mom Hugs Southeast Michigan chapter co-leader, she's likely more qualified than most to [...]

By |2019-06-05T15:44:42-04:00June 5th, 2019|Michigan, News|

A Sad Day in Hollywood

  Across 1 Streisand's "Prince of ___ " 6 Ventimiglia of "This Is Us" 10 Smurf patriarch 14 South Beach setting 15 Top Norse deity 16 Figure skater Rippon 17 "Calamity Jane" song that became [...]

By |2019-06-05T15:36:30-04:00June 5th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

‘State of Pride’ YouTube Originals Documentary Looks Back at 50 Years Post Stonewall Riots

Those in the LGBTQ community who lived through the Stonewall Riots in 1969 still hold a personal and unmistakable connection to that pivotal point in American history that sparked the modern gay liberation movement. Fifty years later, that iconic moment has cemented itself into the lives of the LGBTQ community everywhere across the U.S. and across all ages.

By |2019-06-05T15:31:44-04:00June 5th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Motor City Bears Host LGBTQ Charity Car Wash June 8

LGBTQ bear culture has long been about body positivity said Motor City Bear Rob Pearce — a member of the male-specific social club for bears and their admirers. That's why, when the opportunity arose to combine that concept with a charitable event, the group jumped at the chance and start the Motor City Bears Speedo Car Wash, this year held on Saturday, June 8, at the Level One bank on Woodward Ave. in Ferndale.

By |2019-06-05T15:20:16-04:00June 5th, 2019|Ferndale, Guides, Neighborhoods, Pride Guide|

A Slogan Come True Big Time!

“Gay is good. You are not alone.” This was the slogan when the Affirmations LGBT Center opened its doors in Ferndale more than 20 years ago. It was a bold statement to make at the time: reassurance for many cautious, confused, isolated young people in need of understanding, trained organizational support and a place to hang out.

By |2019-06-05T15:12:24-04:00June 5th, 2019|Opinions, Parting Glances|