So often Valentine's Day centers around giving love to others, but this year a combination event sponsored by The Ruth Ellis Center and Queen of Cups Burlesque flips that idea on its head. The Burlesque: Love Yourself True inaugural event happening this Feb. 14 at The Motown Mansion encourages everyone, and especially women, to take time to love themselves.
She won our hearts – and the $100,000 – as "RuPaul’s Drag Race" All Stars 3 winner in 2018, became a makeup mogul with her line of Trixie Cosmetics and shot to internet fame with her co-host role on "UNHhhh." Within the drag world, Trixie Mattel has always been something of an oddity. Not in the Yvie Oddly kind of way.
Alongside co-star Farrah Moan, Crystal Harding and an array of "fierce local queens," "RuPaul’s Drag Race" Season 11 Miss Congeniality Nina West will be starring in a Drag Queen Brunch Feb. 23 at Andiamo's [...]
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to live better but spend less, consider these retail replacement tips that accomplish just that. 1. Private Label Organic Food vs. Major Brand Organics I buy [...]
Having hit the music world by storm with singles like "1950" and "Talia," King Princess is now touring with her debut album "Cheap Queen." Catch her performance on Friday, Feb. 7, at The Royal Oak [...]
When Maureen Muldoon's son came out as transgender, the last thing that she thought would happen as a result of that would be a one-woman show. Still, the thought nagged at the former actress until [...]
When I went to the library recently there was a black man, maybe in his 30s, standing outside collecting signatures. Being civic-minded and nosey, I approached him to see what the signatures were for. “I’m running for Congress and I am collecting signatures to get on the ballot,” he said.
As a recent resident of the Henry Ford Senior Retirement Village Community, consisting of some 800 units — I live in Berkshire Gardens — I have had some interesting, shall we say, metaphysical, perhaps psychic experiences. At separate dinner times, for starters, I've encountered three fellow diners — the food served at the St. Clair and Windows restaurants is excellent and varied — who are double takes for friends I have known for some time.
Valentine's Day is often seen as an exclusively romantic holiday, but love can be about familial or community connection as well. Local nonprofit Stand With Trans is taking exactly that approach with its upcoming Share [...]
Regular self-reflection might seem like it's part and parcel of being a musician, but as with any career, it's easy to get bogged down by the everyday responsibilities. Things like touring, writing music and planning [...]
On her new album, "Love & Conflict," Martha Wash is far removed from her disco days, when she became known as half of The Weather Girls. With the late Izora Rhodes-Armstead, the duo began their [...]
Recognizing a Need On Wednesday, Feb. 5, a community conversation focusing on the needs of trans and queer black students will take place at Kofi House in Detroit from 6 to 7:30 p.m. titled Repairing [...]