Hotter Than July 2019 Recap

By | 2019-07-30T13:21:14-04:00 July 30th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Last week royalty joined together for a multi-day celebration during the 24th annual Hotter Than July black gay Pride celebration. The theme of this year's event was Kings & Queens: Family, Friends, Faith, Fun. The [...]

Calling All Bears

By | 2019-07-24T16:02:10-04:00 July 24th, 2019|Michigan, News|

For many members of the LGBTQ community it's a familiar uncomfortable feeling: walking into a public or social space and feeling unsure if being open about one's identity will be welcomed or not. And depending [...]

Screen Queen

By | 2019-07-24T14:25:19-04:00 July 24th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

  Can’t Stop the Music "Three Men and a Baby" actor Steve Guttenberg is on roller skates, and that’s just the beginning of "Can’t Stop the Music," the quasi-autobiographical film about the Village People. The [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2019-07-24T14:09:12-04:00 July 24th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

By Romeo San Vicente Janelle Monae hits 'The Road' with Gloria Steinem Feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s 2015 memoir titled "My Life On The Road" concerned her childhood, one that saw her moving from place to [...]

Creep of the Week: Ryan Fournier

By | 2019-07-24T14:06:25-04:00 July 24th, 2019|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

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.

Obituary: Clif Levin

By | 2019-07-18T11:30:12-04:00 July 15th, 2019|Michigan, News|

November 17, 1947 – July 9, 2019 Longtime community activist and committed volunteer Clif Levin died July 9. He was 71. Levin grew up just outside of Detroit in Oak Park and graduated from Oak [...]

Preview: Hotter Than July

By | 2019-07-12T02:54:54-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Michigan, News|

He’s the new project coordinator for Hotter Than July and he’s making things happen; Jerron Totten is planning a big HTJ this year. He has also served as LGBT Detroit’s legislative advocacy specialist and social [...]

Ann Arbor Pride Starts Aug. 3

By | 2019-07-12T11:49:47-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Though Pride month may be winding down, Pride season has only just begun with dozens of Pride celebrations scheduled across the state this summer. Ann Arbor Pride is no exception, officially celebrating its 25th anniversary [...]

EQMI Announces 2019 Fall Reception Sept. 13

By | 2019-07-12T02:44:52-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Michigan, News|

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 [...]

Fall in Love With ‘Crazy For You’ at The Encore REVIEW

By | 2019-07-12T02:38:52-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

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.

Bash Fest at Trumbullplex

By | 2019-07-12T02:24:51-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

A benefit held for anti-racism and anti-facism, Bash Fest is a festival with an eight-band lineup featuring local acts like Pancho Villa's Skull, GIRL FIGHT and more. Find out more about the show online at [...]

Hotter Than July

By | 2019-07-12T02:23:56-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

The annual Hotter Than July festival held July 23 through July 28 is put on by LGBT Detroit annually to celebrate the local black LGBTQ community. Events include a candlelight vigil, a summit, a mixer, [...]

Creep of the Week: Donald Trump

By | 2019-07-12T02:15:23-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

“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.

Maupin Up Operation

By | 2019-07-12T02:13:35-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Disney film set in China 6 Robin Williams title role 10 Sign over 14 Carol's opening 15 Penetrating reed 16 Yoked beasts 17 Bear 18 Santa's got a long one 19 Lemon zest [...]