Gabriela Santiago-Romero on Detroit City Council Win: ‘I’m Still Processing My Emotions and Feeling Overwhelmed With Joy and Pride’
Gabriela Santiago-Romero, a first-generation Mexican American from southwest Detroit, became the first Latinx out LGBTQ+ woman elected to the Detroit City Council Tuesday. The win comes after Santiago-Romero spoke to Pride Source about her run. [...]
The Detroit Together Men's Chorus was founded in 1982 and since then has been performing music around the Metro Detroit area. One of the first gay choruses in the nation, its mission has been the [...]
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.
DETROIT — Brooklyn/Detroit-based public art nonprofitSaveArtSpaceand Playground Detroitwill present “Signs of the Time,” a cross-media gallery and public art exhibition curated by Ellen Rutt.
It’s the state’s biggest Pride festival and this year it’s bigger than ever. Motor City Pride takes place Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9, in downtown Detroit’s riverfront Hart Plaza.
by David Kiley DETROIT — The producers of BoxFest Detroit have announced performance dates for BoxFest Detroit 2019, an annual theater festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female-identifying directors. BoxFest Detroit 2019 will run [...]
From May 10 through Aug. 18, The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit will be hosting an exhibit targeted at challenging viewers' perceptions of themselves, storytelling and moving image, called "Unboxing: Doublespeak." "The works in this [...]
In the middle of the winter holidays this year Go Comedy! Improv Theater is hosting a LGBTQ-inclusive holiday stand-up show in which proceeds will go to benefit Ferndale's Affirmations LGBTQ community center. All featured comics [...]
Called "2+2=8: Thirty Years of Heidelberg," Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is letting visitors experience the three decades of variation in one of Detroit's most famous outdoor installations by Tyree Guyton. Through Jan. 7 of [...]
Dominique Morisseau’s "Pipeline" opens Detroit Public Theatre’s fourth season. Detroit-born Morisseau, is a world-renowned playwright having created such works as "Detroit ‘67," "Skeleton Crew," "Shameless and "Ain’t Too Proud," brings another of her works home [...]
He’s the newest sensation from porn site BlackBoyAddictionz.com. At 24 years old, 6' 4" tall and equipped a trim, muscular physique he is known simply as Manny Killa. He is also one of the entertainers set to visit during LGBT Detroit's Hotter Than July festivities. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Manny admits to losing his virginity when he was only 14 years old.
Hundreds of community members came together at Glory Supermarket in Highland Park on Friday, June 22 for a neighborhood summer barbecue hosted by Wrigley's Pharmacy. The afternoon family-friendly event included free food and drink, music, [...]
The Kresge Foundation announced last month that it has $1.5 million in grants for 18 new projects and is planning efforts to revitalize neighborhoods across Detroit. The grants are the first to be awarded in [...]
A lot can happen over 150 years, and in honor of a timeline that spans over half of modern U.S. history, Wayne State University is presenting several panels throughout the year in honor of its sesquicentennial. And, coming up on Tuesday, June 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the David Adamany Undergraduate Library is the "Our History at Wayne: LGBTQ Life at Wayne State University panel." WSU Archivist Alison Stankrauff has been the main organizer of these events, and she said she's excited to provide a platform for several LGBTQ activists and historians to speak to WSU's successes and failures in the fight for LGBTQ equality.
As BTL continues the Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination series, we hear from Mike Duggan, who was elected Mayor of the City of Detroit on Nov. 5, 2013, and re-elected to a second term on Nov. 7, 2017. Duggan, born in Detroit, has spent his entire career working in the city to solve some of the most complex issues facing Detroiters, including crime, blight and access to jobs.
Although the audience never sees it, a scene change in a musical performance is the product of a well-engineered and well-oiled machine. Many crew members must seamlessly perform dozens of specific actions to set scenery [...]
DETROIT, Mich. – Lauded by the Huffington Post as “Broadway’s fastest-rising soprano," Birmingham-native Alexandra Silber returns to her hometown in a performance called "Coming Home: Alexandra Silber in Concert." She will make her return to [...]
The stunning nighttime outdoor festival of art and light, DLECTRICITY, returns to Midtown Detroit Sept. 22-23 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The event, sponsored by DTE Energy Foundation, [...]