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Life in the Dollyverse

Dolly was there, almost, holding court despite her lack of humanness, as queer writers on assignment huddled giddily in front of her, awe-stricken by the realness of a fake Dolly.  I stood, out of body, [...]

By |2020-01-02T13:02:53-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Original Cyndi

  Across 1 Bushy do 5 Just right 9 "Desperate Housewives," and others 14 Navratilova, for one 15 "That smarts!" 16 Belief statement at Metropolitan Community Church 17 Menu option 18 Load of money 19 [...]

By |2019-12-18T17:08:55-05:00December 18th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Noteworthy LGBTQ Moments in 2019

One might argue that 2019 was a pretty good year for LGBTQ people. An openly gay man rose to the top tier of a large field of Democratic presidential candidates. A second openly LGBTQ person [...]

By |2019-12-23T13:35:12-05:00December 18th, 2019|National, News|

10 Ways the Trump Administration has Harmed LGBTQ Equality so Far

As 2019 winds to a close and the 2020 presidential election draws closer, many Americans will be shifting their focus to all things political. Within the LGBTQ community candidates who have pro-equality stances will be front and center for consideration. And while that is a regular trend for every election cycle, it's worth noting that the current administration's rollbacks in LGBTQ equality are unrivaled for a president who ran as an ally.

By |2019-12-19T10:54:52-05:00December 18th, 2019|Michigan, News|

Deep Inside Hollywood

Alan Ball. Photo: KathClick By Romeo San Vicente The Go-Go’s documentary of your dreams is here The Go-Go’s were among the first punk rockers in Los Angeles, but when the time came to [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:26:23-05:00December 18th, 2019|Entertainment, Features|

Royal Oak Farmer’s Market

The Royal Oak Farmer's market is a weekly event that allows visitors to enjoy fresh produce, specialty food items, an antiques market and much more every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located [...]

By |2019-12-18T15:42:11-05:00December 18th, 2019|Neighborhoods, Royal Oak|

Atypical Actress

Across 1 Put it in your mouth, enjoy 5 What kissers do with spit 9 Ancient erection 14 "___ lay me ..." 15 Comedic actor James 16 "Ready ___, here I come!" 17 Foster role [...]

By |2019-12-11T14:43:42-05:00December 11th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Transgender Michigan Holiday Party at Affirmations

For many in the LGBTQ community the holidays are a time to spend with chosen family rather than biological relatives. For this reason, the holidays can be a difficult period for many, but Transgender Michigan and Affirmations are teaming up on Dec. 21 to host an LGBTQ-inclusive holiday party for anyone in the LGBTQ community.

By |2019-12-11T14:38:14-05:00December 11th, 2019|Detroit, Neighborhoods|

The Trans Body

Transphobia, like homophobia, isn't generally using the suffix "-phobia" to mean "fear," but to mean "aversion." It's the same notion as hydrophobic surfaces refer to their ability to repel water. That said, I feel there [...]

By |2019-12-11T14:29:06-05:00December 11th, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|