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 [...]
DECORAH, Iowa — In the aftermath of the Trump administration unveiling a proposed rule change enabling taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to deny placement in LGBT families, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has denounced the move as [...]
The Department of Health and Human Services’ press release announcing a change in the administration of its grants had an innocuous-sounding title, one that said its purpose was to ensure that HHS regulations do not "impose specific public policy requirements beyond U.S. statutory requirements."
The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposed regulation that will allow taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to refuse placement to LGBT families over religious objections.
At the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn before a sold-out crowd that included Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Debbie Dingell as well as numerous state legislators, the ACLU of Michigan Board of Directors President Dan Varner welcomed supporters to this year’s annual dinner, titled “Our Movement, Our Moment.”
Over the last 30 years Ferndale's Affirmations LGBTQ community center has been focused on providing Southeast Michigan's LGBTQ community with not only social but community support services. Now, the center is set to expand its offerings to include health care. This is made possible because of a joint partnership with Corktown Health Center, which focuses specifically on LGBTQ health services, that will serve to expand the reach of Corktown as well.
DETROIT – The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan commended the Michigan legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last week for passing Raise the Age legislation, which raises the age a person is considered an adult [...]
Two Michigan organizations are holding a free, one-day event, open to the public, to teach parents/caregivers how to become more affirming and supportive of the LGBTQ youth in their lives.
Combining lesbians and avid readers into a single club, The Jim Toy Community Center's LezRead book club is specially designed for queer women. Meeting once monthly, group members meet to discuss reading material. This month's [...]
Ann Arbor – Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor’s professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the world premiere of “DJ Whittigton’s Kool Kat: A Hip-Hop Panto” by Carla Milarch and R. [...]
Leah Carroll’s "Drawn to Detroit" exhibit will open this Friday, Nov. 8, at the Blossoming Artists Gallery. The gallery is located in the rear of high-end floral experts Blossoms midtown store, aptly titled Blossoms Midtown, [...]
In 2008, a woman named Jenna Karvunidis sliced open a cake, revealing pink frosting within the layers. With her, the "gender reveal party" entered the popular lexicon. A decade or so later, the gender reveal has gone a long way from those humble beginnings becoming something far different from that cake.
Windsor Film Fest Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ With Trixie Mattel
Filled with ball gowns, makeup, an alcohol-stocked minifridge and three queens with a dream, Stephan Elliott's 1994 movie "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" took audiences on an Aussie road trip for the [...]
With a history of designers like Cristobal Balenciaga, Bob Mackie and Karl Lagerfeld it's impossible to dispute the LGBTQ community's impact on the world of modern-day fashion. But as famous as those names are, along [...]
Back in 2012, the Michigan State Capitol saw a number of protests relating to the "right-to-work" law. It seems the State Capitol Commission didn't take well to that, because in 2013, new rules were enforced: [...]
Dave Coulter, Oakland County Executive, has announced he will seek a full four-year term in 2020. He made the announcement today at Brass Aluminum Enterprises Forging in Ferndale. Appointed in August following the death of [...]
A confirmation hearing for two Trump nominees to the nation’s largest federal appeals court snared considerable media attention Wednesday after one of those nominees dissolved into tears while trying to defend himself against claims that [...]