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Across 1 Scottish head covers 5 "The Wizard of Oz" dropout Buddy 10 BenGay target 14 Sinead O'Connor's country 15 Frida known for self-portraits 16 Fruit ___ (gay district) 17 Plot unit 18 Big name [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Celebrate Author Stephanie Heit

Stephanie Heit is a poet, dancer, and teacher of somatic writing, contemplative dance practice, and kundalini yoga. She lives with bipolar disorder and is a member of the Olimpias, an international disability-performance collective. She lives [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Don’t Cry Alone. There is Help.

BY TONYA Y. GRIFFITH, LMSW The LGBTQ community is still fairly silent when it comes to having conversations about mental health. As a trauma-focused therapist based in Harper Woods, I work closely with LGBTQ people [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|


BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH While you traverse your favorite social media site, you come across a post with an attached video. The clip shows a ten-year-old boy, as he expertly applies a face full of [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Moving the Music Forward

Photo courtesy of Jeffrey McMahan Where are we going? "It's a constant question now for all of us, right?" said Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Maya Bouldry-Morrison (professionally known as Octo Octa) while sitting in [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Entertainment|

Trump Delivers Speech in Saudi Arabia

BY MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE Image by NormanEinstein; courtesy Wikimedia Commons President Trump on Sunday in a speech that he delivered in Saudi Arabia made no mention that consensual same-sex sexual relations remain [...]

By |2017-05-21T09:00:00-04:00May 21st, 2017|Michigan, News|

Your Opinion Is Not Worth My Life

BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH Recently, Heineken put out a long for advertisement and accompanying website, titled "Worlds Apart." The premise was to set up two people with strong, diametrically-opposed viewpoints, have them work together on [...]

By |2017-05-18T09:00:00-04:00May 18th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|