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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He Does a Lot

Across 1 Shirley MacLaine's la Douce role 5 Rabble, for short 9 Bad bottom-line news 13 Cleans, as a pirate ship deck 15 NCAA home of the Bruins 16 Baseball great Hershiser 17 Home of [...]

By |2019-11-27T16:29:15-05:00November 27th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Over 300 Honored at TDOR Remembrance Service in Detroit

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.

By |2019-11-27T16:24:45-05:00November 27th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Michigan Assoc. of School Boards Approves Pro-Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Resolution

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.

By |2019-11-27T16:23:41-05:00November 27th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Positive Thoughts: Trans Power

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.

By |2019-11-27T16:08:41-05:00November 27th, 2019|Guides, World AIDS Day|

‘Golden Girls Christmas’ a Fun Holiday Hit

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.

By |2019-11-27T15:57:37-05:00November 27th, 2019|Entertainment, Features, Theater|

8th Annual Festival of Trees

Recurring through Jan. 1 of 2020, The Festival of Trees opens the historical Turner-Dodge House to the public to celebrate the holidays in style. "Holiday trees by various businesses, organizations and individuals adorn all 3 [...]

By |2019-11-27T15:49:41-05:00November 27th, 2019|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

We Must Not Betray Their Sacrifices

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.

By |2019-11-27T15:41:20-05:00November 27th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|