Eve Kucharski

Eve Kucharski’s work has spanned the realms of current events and entertainment. She’s chatted with stars like Wanda Sykes, Margaret Cho and Tyler Oakley as well as political figures like Gloria Steinem, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel. Her coverage of the November 2018 elections was also featured in a NowThis News report.

This Bisexual Filmmaker From Michigan Wasn't Seeing Herself in Christmas Movies. So She Made One Herself.

You might be saying “I do” to a new queer holiday film shot right here in Michigan. Not only does the movie feature heartwarming coziness, “A Holiday I Do,” filmed over five weeks in 2022, features places like Saugatuck and [...]

Lansing Pride Performer Orion Story on Drag Bans, Voting and the Power of Drag

Every June, the LGBTQ+ community gets an opportunity to reflect on the importance of Pride. It can serve as a reminder of strides made, past and future battles, and an affirmation of the long road ahead, still, to securing true nationwide [...]

At Pride Especially, Drag Queens Won’t Be Stopped

Last month, Montana became the first state to explicitly ban the act of people reading books to children dressed in drag at public schools and libraries. This oppressive law comes on the heels of other legislation and proposed bills in states like [...]

Betty Who Helped Me Embrace My Queer Identity. Now She's Embracing Her Own. 

Betty Who has been a Pride festival staple for years, but only recently did the Sydney-born pop performer (real name Jessica Anne Newham) more boldly lean into her queer identity. As a longtime lesbian fan, I was obviously thrilled about this [...]

Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka, Stars of HBO’s ‘We’re Here,’ on Promoting Equality Through Drag

Glitz, glam and, oh, just the small matter of changing hearts and minds. That’s a tall order for anyone, and the basic setup of every episode of the HBO show “We’re Here.” But of course, once again in Season 3, drag queens [...]

Michigan-Lite' Queen Nina West on Her Midwestern Queen Identity, Detroit Roots and Kindness

“Go big. Be kind. Go West.”Those are the words Nina West left the world with on season 11 of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in 2019. And since then, the later-crowned "Miss Congeniality" of that season has more than met her own charge — no [...]

There’s Always Time For Lea DeLaria to Be an LGBTQ+ Activist, Even While On Broadway 

Lea DeLaria is coming to Michigan, and she has a message for the mitten state’s LGBTQ+ community: “Be here. Be queer. Get used to it.”On Thursday, June 23, she will headline Equality Michigan’s (EQMI) annual Mission Equality [...]

The TikTok Conundrum: Crisis or Community? Michigan LGBTQ+ Youth Weigh In as Dana Nessel Investigates.

My Screen Time notifications are set to Sundays, and they'll usually pop up on my iPhone with a chipper little buzz while I'm eating a late breakfast or, if I'm feeling industrious that morning, an early lunch, still sweating from the gym. My anxiety [...]

On HBO's 'We're Here,' Shangela Is Spreading Pride With a Purpose, Honey

You can't keep Shangela down. Seriously, she came back to "RuPaul's Drag Race" three times. And now, along with co-stars Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O'Hara, she's back for Season 2 of HBO's "We're Here." Even when COVID-19 brought the production [...]

Go Vote! LGBT Detroit Mobilization Endorses 8 Pro-LGBTQ+ Candidates for Today's Primary

Michigan's August 2021 primary elections will be held today, Tuesday, Aug. 3, and, like Michiganders in the rest of the state, Detroiters are gearing up to vote. But if reviewing the candidates on the ballot feels too overwhelming, there's good [...]

5 Queer Things You Can Do Right Now: Judy Garland, Brandi Carlile, Drag Brunch and More

Whether you're settling in for the night or planning for a day on the town, there's music to be heard and queers to be found. That was a bad attempt at some song lyrics, but don't let that stop you. Treat yourself to these legit musical acts. 1. [...]

Pushing for Black 'Femuline' Acceptance: Todrick Hall Talks Reinvention, Lil Nas X and Industry Bias

Todrick Hall is serving bitch but making it, as he says on his latest record, fashòn. The album's title, "Femuline," is exactly as it seems: the blending of feminine and masculine attributes to create a greater, queerer whole. That theme serves as [...]