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 [...]
The affinity group for LGBTQ employees at the Justice Department has a warning for U.S. Attorney General William Barr: The Trump administration’s litigation position against protections for LGBTQ workers under federal civil rights law has [...]
Two Canadian diplomats in the U.S. earlier this month highlighted their country’s efforts to promote LGBTQ rights.
A determined crowd of nearly 80 fought the downtown congestion and masses headed to the televised Christmas tree lighting just down the street at Campus Martius to attend the 19th annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance service at Central United Methodist Church on Friday, Nov. 22.
The Michigan Association of School Boards held its delegate assembly earlier this month before its annual leadership conference. Voting delegates from over 150 districts in 44 counties attended and voted to approve a pro-LGBTQ resolution to support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act.
WASHINGTON — At a time when many states have failed to pass LGBTQ-inclusive laws and policies, cities are stepping up to ensure that all citizens are treated equally, according to a report issued last week [...]
Marissa Miller was the lead organizer of the first National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C., which took place Saturday, Sept. 28, in the nation’s capital. Thousands attended the march down Pennsylvania Avenue, which was preceded by a rally at Freedom Plaza.
When HIV hit America in the '80s it decimated LGBTQ communities and forever changed the course of national sex education. But what happened to the people who survived the epidemic? And what happens to people [...]
How I contracted HIV is none of your damn business. I'm going to tell you what happened, but not because I owe you an explanation. Here goes.
Sunday, Dec. 1, marks the annual World AIDS Day, an internationally recognized day that is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS crisis that was caused by the spread of HIV. It's also a day [...]
Unauthorized drag parodies of "The Golden Girls" have become something of a boom market in recent years. Right now, various versions are in production in major cities across the country and even Off-Broadway. Metro Detroit’s own version, "A Very Drag Golden Girls Christmas," is at The Ringwald in Ferndale through Dec. 16.
Spending time with family stuffing your face is grand – until it isn’t. Ditch the drama this holiday season and eat out for a happier holiday. 1. It’s hard to overeat I’ve never been one [...]
On Friday, Dec. 13, fans of all things '80s should gear up to celebrate the highlights of that era with pop icon Tiffany. Doors open at 8 p.m. for this all-ages show. Find out more [...]
LANSING – Lt. Gov. Gilchrist, in his role as acting governor, signed House Bill 4044, which passed with strong bipartisan support. With the bill signing, Lt. Governor Gilchrist becomes the first black lieutenant governor to [...]
The New York Stock Exchange. St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The National Institutes of Health. All three locations are icons in America not just because of their status in the broader culture but because of their seminal roles in bringing the urgency of our community in addressing the HIV crisis.
PONTIAC - The Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday evening to update the County’s non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation and gender identity and gender expression. The newly approved policy states that the county [...]