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 Last TV Show

  Across 1 _The Primrose ___ _ (Ginger Rogers flick) 5 Chem. pollutant 8 Oral attention getter 12 Blade brand 13 Give a good beating to 15 "Like ___ not" 16 "Jabberwocky" starter 17 Complex, [...]

By |2019-10-23T17:01:57-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Costa Rica Campaign Seeks to Bolster Marriage Equality Support

More than 30 groups have joined a campaign designed to increase support for marriage rights for same-sex couples in Costa Rica. Sí, Acepto (“Yes I accept” in Spanish) formally launched in August and includes ads that feature LGBTI Costa Ricans’ relatives, friends and teammates. The campaign also includes workshops on the issue that will take place across the country.

By |2019-10-23T16:58:50-04:00October 23rd, 2019|National, News|

ACLU of Michigan Our Movement, Our Moment 2019 Dinner

Transgender people belong. Abortion is health care. No human is illegal. Everyone deserves a second chance. These are the values that the American Civil Liberties Union fights for and rights that it serves to protect. On Friday, Nov. 1, at The Henry Ford Museum, the ACLU of Michigan will host its annual 2019 dinner.

By |2019-10-23T16:52:39-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Michigan, News|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Billy Porter joins Camila Cabello for new "Cinderella" If this bit of news were a ballroom walk-off, the category would probably be “Fairy Godmother Realness,” and Billy Porter would take home [...]

By |2019-10-23T16:44:03-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Detroit Zoo Boo

Families interested in a "merry-not-scary" Halloween event that will engage attendees of all ages are invited to the Detroit Zoo on the weekend of Oct. 25 to enjoy rides, attractions and, of course, animals. "Family-friendly [...]

By |2019-10-23T16:38:30-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Halloween Family Fun Day

On Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. families interested in a "SPOOK-tacular!" family friendly Halloween event are invited to Detroit's Beacon Park. "Little monsters" in costume are especially welcome to enjoy the featured [...]

By |2019-10-23T16:36:18-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Ferndale, Neighborhoods|

On Being Trans at Halloween

Halloween is a time of magic and mystery. Traditionally, it once served as the end of the year, where autumn — and the abundance of the harvest — gave way to the dark and dim days of winter. In that liminal space between the seasons, one could get a moment to pierce the veil between other states, even between life and death itself.

By |2019-10-23T16:08:58-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|