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Michigan Pride: Smaller but spirited

By | 2018-01-16T10:51:46+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

LANSING - Despite pressing financial woes and an alleged lack of leadership, Michigan Pride in Lansing went off without a noticeable hitch on Saturday, June 30. A high spirited march kicked off at 1 p.m. [...]

Avalon open Sundays starting this week

By | 2018-01-15T23:13:40+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

DETROIT - It's become a local institution. But since opening in 1997, Avalon International Breads has always been an institution you can only visit and patronize five days a week. Having studied under Geri Larkin, [...]

Triangle changes board leadership

By | 2017-10-31T14:14:57+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

DETROIT - Members of the Triangle Foundation's board of trustees unanimously elected Roland Smith as their new chairman Feb. 4. Smith replaces Jackie Anderson, who chaired the board for 17 months. "Roland Smith has the [...]

OBITUARY: Martha Charles

By | 2018-01-16T12:54:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

LATHRUP VILLAGE - Martha Charles, a co-founder of Lesbian A-Sisters, died April 6 of heart disease. She was 60. Born in Crawfordsville, Ind., Charles was just a toddler when her family moved to Michigan. She [...]

Obituary: Helen King

By | 2018-01-15T16:19:19+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

MIDLAND - Helen King, a cofounder of PFLAG-Tri-cities, died April 15. She was 76. Born Helen Haumesser in New York City, she was living in Angola, Ind. when she married Douglas King in 1951. Together [...]

Detroit gets first GSA

By | 2017-10-31T06:40:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - Nearly a year after Detroit Public Schools CEO Kenneth Burnley gave his blessing to the formation of Gay Straight Alliances in Detroit schools, the first GSA in the city has been formed. But [...]

Dionne does Detroit

By | 2017-10-31T06:37:03+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Her career has spanned four decades and her amazing catalogue of classics has earned her half a dozen Grammy awards and the admiration of millions across the globe. Dionne Warwick is truly legendary and she [...]

Strongarm set weekly once again

By | 2018-01-16T03:59:01+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

DETROIT - Strongarm Productions has returned to producing a weekly set, this time at the Palladium in Detroit. The group garnered national attention - and even a mention in Vibe magazine - for their Saturday [...]

And then there’s Bea

By | 2017-10-31T06:37:03+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

For many of us, she'll always be Dorothy Zbornak. But for the naive and young, it's important to note that the career of Bea Arthur did not begin with "Golden Girls." Her big break came [...]

The season of rebirth

By | 2017-10-31T06:33:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Spring has sprung! Well, spring has sprung figuratively, if not literally. But the best way to help it along is to actually spring into action. Now is the time to tackle all of those projects [...]

The Bitch is back

By | 2017-10-31T06:32:26+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Special is the couple who can live and work together. The lack of privacy and personal space isn't always healthy, and at times it can be hellacious. And so it is that after nearly a [...]