Sarah Bricker Hunt
What You Need to Know About Michigan’s Surrogacy Laws — and Why These State Reps Are Working to Change Them
Becoming a parent as a member of the queer community is often a challenging, expensive process. In Michigan, it can be downright criminal. Right now, contracting with a surrogate in Michigan is literally a felony, according to the 1988 Surrogate [...]
Lovers of free speech and books are rejoicing this week after voters in West Michigan sent a clear message to far-right book banners. In a heartening turn of events, the famously defunded Patmos Library in Ottawa County has emerged victorious, [...]
When Raquel Willis took the stage at the National Women’s March in Washington, D.C. the day after Trump's inauguration in January 2017, with beaming defiance and fierce resolve, she didn’t sidestep the controversial way trans women had [...]
See Taylor Swift Drag in Royal Oak, Watch a Roller Derby Match, Meet Dana Nessel at a Queer Adult Cabaret
What will the rest of your rapidly evaporating 2023 feature? Don’t sit out the last few weeks of the year — make it worthwhile with a slate of queer events exciting enough to pry you from your cozy home. See “Drag Race” star [...]
Detroit rapper Eminem’s child Stevie Mathers, who came out as genderfluid and bisexual in 2021, has gone public with a new relationship that Mathers describes as “serious,” and it turns out, it’s only new news to [...]
The rapper-singer has amassed a vocally supportive queer following thanks to his now-private thirst-trap-happy Instagram feed and his outspoken LGBTQ+ allyship.
If you’ve been meticulously planning your Ken-who-strictly-does-beach costume, planning to join up with the Weird Barbie cult or plotting something horrifying that makes your friends uncomfortable, your moment has arrived. They call it Queer [...]
In “Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant,” author Curtis Chin describes coming of age in Detroit’s Cass Corridor Chinatown neighborhood. In the ’70s and ’80s, his parents ran a popular Chinese [...]
Sorry, haters — looks like the world's best-selling female artist has still got what it takes.
For two decades, curious queer fans of the enigmatic indie singer-songwriter (and Detroit-born and Michigan-raised) Sufjan Stevens have pored over his equally enigmatic lyrics for the reverse red herring that would finally put the question to rest. [...]
It’s time to whip out that planner and pencil in some unique, queer-charged local events for the coming weeks. From a Broadway show (“Company” at the Fisher) to a scholarly event focused on the cultural significance of drag as art, [...]
Why LGBTQ+ Advocate Judy Lewis Has Dedicated Her Career to Helping Michigan's Older LGBTQ+ Community
This article is part of the News is Out “Out and Aging” series, made possible with support from AARP.Longtime queer community advocate and all-around rockstar servant of the people Judy Lewis isn’t sure why we’d want to [...]