A bill introduced in the Michigan House would ban the flying of the Pride flag – or any flag other than the Michigan or U.S. flags – from being flown from state office buildings. The [...]
The love of food, music, drag and of course bingo will collide on Sunday, Aug. 4, during Ann Arbor Pride's Bingo Brunch at the Blue LLama Jazz Club. The event is a fundraiser for Ann [...]
The NAACP, at their 110th National Convention in Detroit, hosted a town hall on LGBT issues July 23 at Cobo Hall. The event, produced by the NAACP’s LGBTQ Taskforce, was titled The State of LGBTQ [...]
As President Trump continues to praise his administration’s plan to beat the HIV epidemic by 2030, a top Trump administration official says an immigrant’s HIV status is enough to justify family separation at the border. [...]
Public Versus Lansing Reaction State Sen. Mallory McMorrow said she generally receives one of two reactions to an anti-conversion therapy bill she introduced in April. “The response overwhelmingly from my residents and the broader community [...]
Inspiration Born from Tragedy One year after Joe Schoch attended his first Ann Arbor Pride, formerly known as OUTFest, he knew he wanted to become actively involved with the festival and sign up to volunteer. [...]
So many of us go to work, do what we’re paid to do, punch out, and go home. But are we happy? Take a look at these eight things content employees do, and see [...]
DETROIT — Brooklyn/Detroit-based public art nonprofitSaveArtSpaceand Playground Detroitwill present “Signs of the Time,” a cross-media gallery and public art exhibition curated by Ellen Rutt.
Over the last several years coding has become a vital piece of knowledge for many in technology jobs and shows no signs of becoming less useful in the near future.
ROYAL OAK — For its 2019 season, Shakespeare Royal Oak will present William Shakespeare’s "Othello" Thursday through Sunday evenings July 25 through Aug. 4.
Heart, Ann and Nancy Wilson are heading on the road in 2019 for the first time in three years for their "Love Alive" cross-country summer tour. Joining them at the DTE Energy Music Theatre on [...]
As if I needed another reason to love Elizabeth Warren, she's gone and done something yet again that has upset right-wing Republicans. Granted, she pretty much does this every day by advocating for things Republicans hate like access to health care for everybody and a living minimum wage.
Summertime is Pride time! And I’m saying it loud: I’m black, gay and proud!
In under 10 minutes last Friday, community members pulled together just over $10,000 for the Affirmations LGBTQ community center. As soon as that sum was made official, two $10,000 matching grants were pledged by DTE [...]
A top health official within the Department of Health & Human Services insists a “conscience rule” recently instituted by the Trump administration will have no impact on its HIV work, although LGBT groups are disputing [...]
“This is what it feels like to be a superstar,” Ana Gasteyer remembers thinking the night she was at a New York City gay bar for a themed evening of Broadway sing-alongs. She doesn’t recall [...]
DETROIT – A federal judge in the Western District of Michigan granted the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan’s motion to intervene and represent the student-run, Williamston High School Gay-Straight Alliance LGBTQ support group in [...]
Anthony Brock and Darnell Wilson, both of Detroit, have been charged in the June 19 shooting death of Diano Johnson. Authorities believe Brock, 28, lured Johnson to meet with him after communicating with him via [...]
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A panel discussion called The State of LGBTQ People of Color in America will be part of the 110th National NAACP Conference in Detroit this month. The panel discussion will take place Tuesday, July 23, [...]
From July 28 through Aug. 2, campers ages 13 to 17 are invited to a welcoming trangender and gender non-conforming space to camp, do activities and connect with others at Trans/Gender Diverse Camp. The Camp [...]
Equality Michigan is Michigan's statewide LGBTQ political advocacy organization that focuses on anti-violence and anti-discrimination work as well as providing support services for those who have been victimized due to their sexual orientation. EQMI will [...]
Whether it's an embracing couple, a seaside view or a crane mid-flight, seeing any of Don Tran's textile pieces from afar, it's hard to imagine the hand-embroidered silk isn't the work of brush strokes. Step [...]
DEXTER – Everybody who’s wistfully sighed, “They don’t make musicals like they used to,” should do themselves a favor and see Encore Musical Theatre’s production of “Crazy For You.” This recreation of George and Ira Gershwin’s 1930 show “Girl Crazy” is a fun-filled 2 1/2-hour, laugh-a-minute song and dance extravaganza that kicks up so much positive energy that you’ll almost feel like you’re floating out of the theater.
By Anne Kiley FERNDALE — Opening July 12 at The Ringwald Theatre is "Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical" that tells the famous rags-to-riches story. Debbie Benton has been invited to try out for the Dallas [...]
LANSING – Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to provide ruling or guidance on extreme partisan gerrymandering, and to allow one-sided maps to remain in [...]
Summer is finally getting here! That means Pride celebrations are well underway. Vacations are coming. It is time to just revel in being a member of the LGBTQ community. Time to kick back and just enjoy all the progress we’ve made, right? Not so fast...
“I’m not going to the fucking White House.” Have more beautiful words ever been spoken by a world champion before? Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team said those words before her team won the World Cup. And now that they’ve won, she’s not backing down.