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World AIDS Day Event Calendar

COMPILED BY SHELBY CLARK PETKUS Dec. 1 6 a.m. Volunteer for World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day Detroit is pleased to offer volunteer opportunities for our upcoming World AIDS Day events happening at the Garden [...]

By |2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2015|Guides, World AIDS Day|

Christmas in Plymouth

As soon as Thanksgiving turkey is put in the fridge, get ready for Christmas by planning for "Christmas in Plymouth." The event is all about "city sidewalks, dressed in holiday style... a unique shopping and [...]

By |2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2015|Entertainment|

Transmissions: The Next Day

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith On Nov. 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance is marked with events, marches, letters from dignitaries and so on. Die-ins are held, walkways are chalked, and in at least one location, city [...]

By |2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

World AIDS Day

BY DR. ABDUL EL-SAYED "Rare Cancer Seen in 44 Homosexuals" read a 1981 headline in the New York Times. Few realized that it would herald a pandemic that would become one of the greatest public [...]

By |2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Introducing The Affirmations L.E.A.D. Institute

The Affirmations L.E.A.D. (Leadership Exploration and Development) Institute is a first of its kind, transformational leadership program designed to provide emerging LGBTQ professionals with education, training, networking and mentoring opportunities to enhance their own personal [...]

By |2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Affirmations Names New Executive Director

FERNDALE - In less than two months of searching, Affirmations' Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Susan Erspamer as its next executive director. Previous executive director, Darrious Hilmon, announced his departure in October. [...]

By |2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Viewpoint: Our Doors Are Open

BY THOMAS 'TJ' ROGERS Although fear is a legitimate emotion - one I would never discount - fear has a tendency to create paranoia. This could not be more apparent than in the alleged connection [...]

By |2015-11-25T09:00:00-05:00November 25th, 2015|Opinion|

Kara Mia!

Across 1 Stringed instrument of Shakespeare's day 5 Home of Picasso's Stein portrait 9 One and only 13 Tight-assed 14 Siberian river 15 Three of Frida's family 16 She plays the title character of 37-Across [...]

By |2015-11-19T09:00:00-05:00November 19th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Southfield Swears In First Gay Mayor

BY AJ TRAGER SOUTHFIELD - After a tiring campaign and a win earlier this month at the ballot box, Kenson Siver, the first openly-gay mayor of Southfield, pledged his oath of office before a crowded [...]

By |2015-11-19T09:00:00-05:00November 19th, 2015|Michigan, News|


By Keith Orr The holidays are upon us. In the fast-paced world we live in, we make time to get together with friends. We share stories of the year, good food and drink and we [...]

By |2015-11-19T09:00:00-05:00November 19th, 2015|Guides, Holiday Gift Guide|

2015 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

BY AJ TRAGER DETROIT - Once a year lesbian, gay and bisexual members of the LGBT community are called upon to stand in solidarity with the trans community and honor the lives of trans brothers [...]

By |2015-11-19T09:00:00-05:00November 19th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Losing Heroes Often Win

By Jerome Pohlen In May 1961, Frank Kameny received notice from the United States Supreme Court. It was rejecting his legal petition challenging the federal government's anti-gay employment policies. Kameny had been fired from his [...]

By |2015-11-19T09:00:00-05:00November 19th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Show Us Your Left Behind, Mary!

Parting Glances About 137 years before Good Ol' Charlie Brown waited hopefully on Halloween Night for the Great Pumpkin to appear, William Miller, a Baptist preacher, convinced his flock that Jesus would return Oct. 22, [...]

By |2015-11-19T09:00:00-05:00November 19th, 2015|Michigan, News|