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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Marvel and DC Unite

Marvel and DC Comics crossovers have happened before but Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman getting engaged is certainly new. However, that's exactly what happened at Motor City Comic-Con in May when Ashley VanSickle, in full Captain Marvel gear, got down on one knee and proposed to her Wonder Woman, Deanna Mascia.

By |2019-06-14T13:39:58-04:00June 12th, 2019|Guides, Wedding|

Rainbow Detroit: Motor City Pride 2019 Celebrates Stonewall 50 in Style

Detroit looked markedly more colorful last weekend as it bustled with thousands of people clad in all manner of rainbow flags on their way to attend Motor City Pride 2019 in Hart Plaza. Host to over 50,000, the event featured performances by drag greats like Sabin and Ongina, showcased local artists like Tunde Olaniran and brought in nationally known musical acts like Greyson Chance.

By |2019-06-12T16:22:47-04:00June 12th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Huntington Woods Commission Bans Conversion Therapy

The Huntington Woods City Commission voted unanimously at its June 4 meeting to enact an ordinance banning the practice of conversion therapy within the city limits. Violators will be guilty of a municipal civil infraction. Huntington Woods is now the first and only city in Michigan to ban the practice. The ordinance was introduced by City Commissioner Joe Rozell.

By |2019-06-12T16:10:14-04:00June 12th, 2019|Michigan, News|

I Rise

Across 1 Brooklyn dyke neighborhood Park ___ 6 Rubber vessel, perhaps 10 Hand job, for one? 14 _American Idol_ judge Callow 15 Falco of "The Sopranos" 16 "I'm ___ your tricks!" 17 Where a queen [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:03:45-04:00June 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Being Elton John

Down to the very last rhinestone on a perfectly recreated jacket, when Kenny Metcalf and The Early Years Band is on stage audiences swear they're being serenaded by Elton John himself. Having performed Elton John [...]

By |2019-06-13T17:21:47-04:00June 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

PBS Film ‘The Lavender Scare’ Showcases US Govt.’s Efforts to Rid Federal Workforce of LGBTQ Employees

ARLINGTON, VA – Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, "The Lavender Scare" tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual. Produced and directed by Josh Howard and based on the award-winning book by David K. Johnson, "The Lavender Scare" premieres Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 9 p.m. eastern time on PBS.

By |2019-06-12T15:47:15-04:00June 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Creep of the Week: Trump Administration

June is Pride Month, which means anti-LGBTQ folks are losing their goddamn minds. I attended Motor City Pride in Detroit with my wife, our son and my wife’s 69-year-old aunt. It was a family affair. There were rainbows galore, men holding hands with men, women holding hands with women, transgender and genderqueer people holding hands with men or women or with whomever they wanted because it’s pride and love is love, damn it.

By |2019-06-12T15:32:21-04:00June 12th, 2019|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Fighting for Our Rights 50 Years Post Stonewall

June 28, 1969. With no civil rights protections available for LGBTQ people and rampant harassment and brutality by law enforcement against our community and LGBTQ establishments, a group of brave men and women — including two transgender women of color, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson — stood up to the New City Police Department and determined that they were not going to take it anymore.

By |2019-06-12T15:31:42-04:00June 12th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Michigan Pride March June 15

Michigan Pride March June 15 The Michigan Pride March is an intentionally political event that serves to honor all the statewide Pride events across Michigan and then finishes off with an all-ages parade, rally and [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:05:37-04:00June 12th, 2019|Guides, Pride Guide|

Flint Pride Festival June 22

What started out with just 150 attendees its first year has grown to attract thousands. Returning for its ninth year is the Flint Pride Festival. The event will take place at Flint's Riverbank Park for [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:06:58-04:00June 12th, 2019|Guides, Pride Guide|