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He Does a Lot

Across 1 Shirley MacLaine's la Douce role 5 Rabble, for short 9 Bad bottom-line news 13 Cleans, as a pirate ship deck 15 NCAA home of the Bruins 16 Baseball great Hershiser 17 Home of [...]

By |2019-11-27T16:29:15-05:00November 27th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Over 300 Honored at TDOR Remembrance Service in Detroit

A determined crowd of nearly 80 fought the downtown congestion and masses headed to the televised Christmas tree lighting just down the street at Campus Martius to attend the 19th annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance service at Central United Methodist Church on Friday, Nov. 22.

By |2019-11-27T16:24:45-05:00November 27th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Michigan Assoc. of School Boards Approves Pro-Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Resolution

The Michigan Association of School Boards held its delegate assembly earlier this month before its annual leadership conference. Voting delegates from over 150 districts in 44 counties attended and voted to approve a pro-LGBTQ resolution to support adding sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act.

By |2019-11-27T16:23:41-05:00November 27th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Positive Thoughts: Trans Power

Marissa Miller was the lead organizer of the first National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C., which took place Saturday, Sept. 28, in the nation’s capital. Thousands attended the march down Pennsylvania Avenue, which was preceded by a rally at Freedom Plaza.

By |2019-11-27T16:08:41-05:00November 27th, 2019|Guides, World AIDS Day|

‘Golden Girls Christmas’ a Fun Holiday Hit

Unauthorized drag parodies of "The Golden Girls" have become something of a boom market in recent years. Right now, various versions are in production in major cities across the country and even Off-Broadway. Metro Detroit’s own version, "A Very Drag Golden Girls Christmas," is at The Ringwald in Ferndale through Dec. 16.

By |2019-11-27T15:57:37-05:00November 27th, 2019|Entertainment, Features, Theater|

8th Annual Festival of Trees

Recurring through Jan. 1 of 2020, The Festival of Trees opens the historical Turner-Dodge House to the public to celebrate the holidays in style. "Holiday trees by various businesses, organizations and individuals adorn all 3 [...]

By |2019-11-27T15:49:41-05:00November 27th, 2019|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

We Must Not Betray Their Sacrifices

The New York Stock Exchange. St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The National Institutes of Health. All three locations are icons in America not just because of their status in the broader culture but because of their seminal roles in bringing the urgency of our community in addressing the HIV crisis.

By |2019-11-27T15:41:20-05:00November 27th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|

LGBT Slogans

  Across 1 Clay Aiken and others 6 "Dancing Queen" band 10 Adam and Steve's locale? 14 Oscar winner Marisa 15 Vibrator measure 16 Winged goddess 17 "Ready ___, here I come!" 18 Piece of [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:47:05-05:00November 20th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Drag Queen Trivia Nov. 27 at Five15

Testing trivia wit is a common pastime, but doing so matched with the quick wit of a drag queen? That's unique. Royal Oak's Five15 is an independent book, music, movie and gift shop that regularly [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:34:08-05:00November 20th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Politics, Touring and Drag: Lady Bunny Bares it All

Known as the queen of New York nightlife and, indeed, at one time one of Michael Alig’s infamous Club Kids, Lady Bunny is a legend in pop culture and drag circles alike. Now, Bunny is taking her diva chops to Detroit when she visits Motown as part of "A Drag Queen Christmas," the latest "RuPaul’s Drag Race"-related tour put together by Detroit’s own super event producers Murray & Peter.

By |2019-11-21T13:12:19-05:00November 20th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Screen Queen: The Johns

  Polyester  John Waters staged a live chicken decapitation for his 1969 debut feature "Mondo Trasho." In the following year’s "Multiple Maniacs," he made anal sex with rosary beads a thing. And in "Pink Flamingos," [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:29:43-05:00November 20th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

7th Annual Flint Print Fair Nov. 23-24 at FIA

In 2007, the FIA created the Flint Print Club with the mission to develop connoisseurship among its members and educate the general public about prints, printmaking and print collecting. Today, that mission lives on with the 7th semi-annual Flint Print Fair happening on Saturday, Nov. 23 through 24. Because the club is restricted to 100 members, the edition of each featured print is limited, signed and numbered.

By |2019-11-20T15:27:35-05:00November 20th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Thanksgiving Event Highlight Calendar

Spending Thanksgiving together with friends and family is what the holiday is all about, and we often fall into the same tradition of celebrating at home. If you're looking for a way to change up the way the holiday is done in your family this year, check out these events around Metro Detroit going on and around this Nov. 28.

By |2019-11-20T15:26:14-05:00November 20th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Jodie Foster fights for 'Prisoner 760' Jodie’s back, fighting for justice. She’s part of the cast of "Prisoner 760," playing a lawyer defending a man who was detained at Guantanamo Bay [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:23:54-05:00November 20th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

One Day After

On Nov. 20, transgender and non-binary people — and our allies — across the world come together to honor those murdered due to anti-trans violence. This year marks the 20th since a group of people [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:15:20-05:00November 20th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|