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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Friends of Jessica Jones

Across 1 Easy putt for Patty Sheehan 6 Bunch of stallions 10 Mary's pet 14 Best possible 15 1847 Melville travel book 16 Steinbeck migrant 17 With 18-Across, first Black lesbian superhero on TV 18 [...]

By |2019-11-13T16:19:22-05:00November 13th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Obituary: Stuart Itzkowitz

[Photo: Stuart Itzkowitz in Detroit’s Gay Pride March, ca. 1975] Pioneering Metro Detroit gay activist, psychologist, one-time diarist and retired Wayne State University lecturer and counselor Stuart Itzkowitz died Nov. 5. A resident of Grosse [...]

By |2019-11-13T16:09:24-05:00November 13th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Giving the Gift of Giving

With fewer than two months left until the winter holidays, gift-giving, and subsequently gift-shopping, season is in full swing. However, as magical as it can be to find the perfect gift for a loved one or to receive a longtime wishlist item, sometimes the holidays run the risk of transforming into a purely material exchange.

By |2019-11-15T10:26:13-05:00November 13th, 2019|Guides, Holiday Gift Guide|

BTL 2019 Gift Guide

Shopping for the holidays is an annual tradition that for most, whether they love or hate it, starts in November and lasts all the way through the end of December. But even if it's a necessity, it's not always easy to find the items on everyone's wishlist.

By |2019-11-14T10:32:13-05:00November 13th, 2019|Guides, Holiday Gift Guide|

Creep of the Week: Paul S. Morton Sr.

It’s been a hell of a week for Pete Buttigieg. The fact that he’s polling so high is amazing and it makes me proud that an openly gay man is doing so well. He’s not my pick (Elizabeth Warren is far more qualified), but his campaign is historic and I love it.

By |2019-11-13T15:23:36-05:00November 13th, 2019|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

National LGBTQ Election Results

More than 75 percent of openly LGBTQ candidates running in Tuesday’s off-year elections won. The total, 112, 106 Democrats, one Republican, one independent and four with undeclared party affiliations. It was a happy night for [...]

By |2019-11-07T14:53:12-05:00November 7th, 2019|National, News|