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 [...]
If you’re not a Robyn fan, you’re not gay. Or so they say. I told Robyn about this POV from the gay Twitter collective when I called her direct on Skype recently – it was [...]
You probably remember Brian Justin Crum from Season 11 of NBC’s hit reality competition “America’s Got Talent.” He finished in fourth place, and videos of his performances blew up YouTube, especially when he returned earlier [...]
"Invisible No Longer: LGBTQ Detroit" is a new exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum that takes a deep dive into the city's rich and varied history with the LGBTQ community. The exhibit, which features 26 [...]
Booths may be the most popular seating option at restaurants, but dining at the bar has more benefits than you may realize. Here are five.
Pull up to the bumper, baby, drive on in between Little Caesars Arena and the Temple Bar and head on inside the Masonic Temple on Monday, July 1, for what is sure to be a memorable musical experience. Well, musical, yes. But Grace Jones is so much more than a songstress. She is a performance artist, a supermodel, a fashion icon, a muse to the late, great Andy Warhol, a Studio 54 princess and just the type of bold black beauty that commoners look to in awe.
The Center for Relationships and Sexual Health will examine child sexual abuse in family systems and the various impacts it can have on one's life as well as avenues for treatment and overcoming and preventing [...]
Out pop artist Lucy Spraggan skyrocketed to fame after debuting on "The X Factor" seven years ago and has kept her momentum up since. With the release of her fifth album "Today Was a Good [...]
As Michael “Mouse” Tolliver, "Looking" alum Murray Bartlett is the third actor to walk the queer utopian enclave at 28 Barbary Lane in Armistead Maupin's book-based "Tales of the City." The role was originated by [...]
In 2012 U.K. artist Lucy Spraggan took the music world by storm when at 19 she auditioned for "The X Factor" with an original song "Last Night (Beer Fear)." An instant hit, the track got [...]
DETROIT – The Stonewall rebellion ignited a movement that spread across the nation 50 years ago, including in Detroit. What’s happened in Detroit since that catalytic uprising is documented in a remarkable new exhibit, Invisible [...]
Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe, also known as We GP, will host the third annual Grosse Pointe Pride March on Saturday, June 22, starting at 9:30 a.m., in conjunction with National Pride month and hundreds of [...]
PBS Film ‘The Lavender Scare’ Showcases US Govt.’s Efforts to Rid Federal Workforce of LGBTQ Employees
ARLINGTON, VA – Narrated by Glenn Close and featuring the voices of Cynthia Nixon, Zachary Quinto, T. R. Knight and David Hyde Pierce, "The Lavender Scare" tells the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire employees suspected of being homosexual. Produced and directed by Josh Howard and based on the award-winning book by David K. Johnson, "The Lavender Scare" premieres Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 9 p.m. eastern time on PBS.
Q&A: Dan Reynolds & Tegan Quin Talk LoveLoud Festival, Dream Lineup (Bey!) and the Best Kind of Straight White Man
Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds’ devotion to LGBTQ issues – chief among them: mitigating queer-youth suicide rates – has only escalated in the years since he founded the first LoveLoud Festival Powered by AT&T in 2017. [...]
Those in the LGBTQ community who lived through the Stonewall Riots in 1969 still hold a personal and unmistakable connection to that pivotal point in American history that sparked the modern gay liberation movement. Fifty years later, that iconic moment has cemented itself into the lives of the LGBTQ community everywhere across the U.S. and across all ages.
Multiplatinum selling pop group New Kids on the Block is set to perform at Little Caesars Arena on June 18 for their brand-new "Mixtape Tour." Longtime fans of theirs can get excited to hear tracks [...]
Actor, comedian, writer, director and Michigan native Dax Shepard will bring his Armchair Expert podcast to the Fox Theatre in The District Detroit on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m. The live broadcast was announced [...]
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will perform six shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre during the “Roll Me Away Tour.” Local Metro Detroit musician Barbara Payton will also accompany Seger on the tour. [...]
As LGBTQ people and their allies make their way to Ferndale Pride this Saturday, June 1, they can look forward to not only adult-specific events but family oriented ones as well. Perhaps most notably, this [...]
My love affair with drag queens goes way back. Since my childhood in the suburbs of East L.A. (an area noticeably lacking in glitz and glamour), I have been fascinated with these magical creatures. My [...]
Metro Detroit’s official Pride season kicks off this week with Ferndale Pride presented by the Candle Wick Shoppe, which takes place Saturday, June 1, in downtown Ferndale. More than 25,000 LGBTQ folk and their friends [...]
"Pride & Joy: The marvin Gaye Musical" is the story of the Motown legend who, among his other accolades, earned 18 pop Top 10 hits and was eventually inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall [...]
Q&A: Laura Linney on Her Return to ‘Tales of the City,’ Being a ‘Mini’ Gay Icon & Moving Beyond the Straight, White Girl
Driving into San Francisco, Laura Linney’s Mary Ann Singleton is flush with nostalgia, her lips gently bending into a soft, soothed smile. Home is here and she is home. It is present-day when Mary Ann [...]
Thousands of music fans from across the globe are gearing up to visit the birthplace of techno for three days of some of the world's best electronic music played by dozens of artists across five [...]
Originally banned in its country of origin, Kenya, "Rafiki" is the story of two young women who fall in love in a society that criminalizes their relationship. The film, which made international ripples after its [...]
It’s a take on the ongoing community mail art project "Post Secret" by Frank Warren. In the fall, in the days leading up to National Coming Out Day, the newly created LGBTQ+ Alliance at Renaissance [...]
Three-time Grammy Award-winner and Matchbox Twenty co-founder Rob Thomas will stop by the Meadow Brook Ampitheatre on Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m. touring with his anticipated solo album "Chip Tooth Smile." Joining him on [...]
Allison Williams Talks Queerness in ‘The Perfection,’ That Gay Scene in ‘Get Out’ & Rimming in ‘Girls’
For Netflix’s horrifically relevant "The Perfection," Allison Williams has been encountering the same challenge she did after playing the Crazy White Girl in writer-director Jordan Peele’s "Get Out": talking about it. Little should be revealed [...]
It’s certainly not Carly Rae Jepsen’s fault that the English language is, at least when she needs it most, a total let-down. It offers her scant synonyms for describing what, exactly, she’s checking off on [...]
Q&A: Anjelica Huston on Speaking Her Truth, Dodging a Gay Pride Penis & Why Morticia Was ‘Almost Drag’
Give Anjelica Huston a character so fierce it will single-handedly galvanize the gay community and she’ll devour the role. Unapologetically powerful, her Grand High Witch in "The Witches" wielded kid-hexing Wiccan powers, her ghastly face [...]
MICHIGAN — To expand both coverage of the Great Lakes Beacon, and Progress Michigan’s presence on the west side of the state, Progress Michigan announced today two new hires: Cayley Winters, a West Michigan Communications Organizer; and Evan Kutz, a Multimedia Reporter for Great Lakes Beacon.
LGBTQ support group TRUE is a program from Gateway that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth between the ages of 13 and 18 in the Lansing area. The mission of TRUE is to [...]