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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The First Woman Elected

Across 1 Producers of rainbows 6 Words before about 10 Nicky, in "Funny Girl" 14 Seminal computer 15 "The Great Masturbator" painter 16 Second opening? 17 Port in the land of samurai 18 Patsy's "Ab [...]

By |2019-08-21T13:59:05-04:00August 21st, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Flagstar Bank’s Beth Correa ‘On The Menu’ at LGBTQ Chamber’s New Business Breakfast Speaker Series

Beth Correa, SVP and Director of Corporate Responsibility at Flagstar Bank, knows a lot about how big businesses respond to their LGBTQ employees and customers. She's led programs of inclusion at some of Michigan's largest employers, and she's also seen how some companies have stumbled in their outreach — or lack thereof — to LGBTQ people within and outside their organizations.

By |2019-08-21T13:52:07-04:00August 21st, 2019|Michigan, News|

EQMI to Host Its Mission Equality 2019 Fall Reception

Equality Michigan is a statewide LGBTQ political advocacy organization that has been aiding in the fight against targeted violence and discrimination against the LGBTQ community for more than 25 years. Now, as September draws nearer, the group is making plans for its annual fall reception, this year called Mission Equality.

By |2019-08-21T13:46:19-04:00August 21st, 2019|Michigan, News|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Viola Davis sings the blues The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role went to Viola Davis for the 2016 film adaptation of August Wilson’s "Fences." [...]

By |2019-08-21T13:28:09-04:00August 21st, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

A Battle Won, but the War Rages On

Gavin Grimm, at long last, has won his case. When Grimm was a sophomore at Gloucester County High School in Virginia, he came out as a transgender boy. As soon as he opted to use the boys' restroom, the Gloucester County School Board decided to require that all changing rooms and bathrooms, "shall be limited to the corresponding biological genders, and students with gender identity issues shall be provided an alternative appropriate private facility."

By |2019-08-21T13:23:58-04:00August 21st, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|