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Inclusive Justice Conference Coming Up

The annual Inclusive Justice Conference will be held this year, on May 10, at the Bethlehem UCC in Ann Arbor. The keynote speaker will be Bishop Allyson Abrams, the first female pastor of Zion Progressive [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Art And Architecture In Ann Arbor

By Shelby Clark Petkus The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) is exhibiting works of Midwestern architect Robert C. Metcalf as part of their "Three Michigan Architects: Part 2--Robert Metcalf" series. The exhibit is [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Entertainment|

Farming A Following

By Emell Derra Adolphus Tyson Gersh is the president and co-founder of the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative. Photo: Emell Derra Adolphus We've heard just about every freaky thing the gay social app Grindr is [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Guides, Home|

Helping Transgender Population Find Jobs

By Paulette Niemiec Many people are suffering these days due to the slow economic recovery, especially the transgender population. It's no secret, those who identify as a gender different than their sexual anatomy, find it [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Rebel Fleur

By Emell Derra Adolphus When it comes to shaping your summer garden, beauty begins with the architectural bones, says Phillip Morici of Fleurdetroit in Bloomfield Hills. "You can't have an English garden in front of [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Guides, Home|

VIEWPOINT: Walking While Trans

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Monica Jones is a 29-year-old transwoman of color. A former sex worker, she has turned her energies to the Phoenix chapter of the Sex Workers Outreach Project and her studies at [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Flower Power 101

By Emell Derra Adolphus If a rose is a rose is a rose, why aren't any of yours growing? Each year gardening enthusiasts spend hundreds of dollars on plants and flowers only to have them [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Guides, Home|

Growing An Appreciation For Food

By Emell Derra Adolphus Beyond reaping the fruits and vegetables of your labor, planting a garden offers an insight into the ways organisms interact in a community, says Tyson Gersh, president and co-founder of the [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Guides, Home|

Modern Works of Art for Sale This Weekend

The Michigan Modernism Exposition comes to Southfield this weekend, featuring works of art produced by the 20th century's greatest masters. Considered one of the top shows in the country to feature 20th century design, the [...]

By |2014-04-24T09:00:00-04:00April 24th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Supremes Upholds Affirmative Action Ban

By Keen News Service The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Tuesday a voter-approved ban in Michigan against considering race when determining who should be admitted to public universities. Lambda Legal joined in a friend-of-the-court brief in [...]

By |2014-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2014|Michigan, News|

Leslie Jordan: Damaged & Divine

By Christopher Treacy Photo: Kelly Smith When it came to playing the role of Preston "Peanut" Leroy in the Emerson Collins-produced film of Del Shores' GLAAD Award-winning play, "Southern Baptist Sissies," Leslie Jordan didn't [...]

By |2014-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2014|Entertainment|

Turn The Page

Across 1 Black key for Elton John 6 Door piece 10 Zipper problem 14 Area of Tennessee? 15 Race track shape 16 Went lickety-split 17 "Showboat" director with a "fishy" name 19 Count (on) 20 [...]

By |2014-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|