Sarah Bricker Hunt

Sarah Bricker Hunt

Sarah Bricker Hunt, a proud Eastern Michigan University alum and the managing editor for Pride Source/Between The Lines, believes in the power of intentional journalism focused on people building their communities through everyday acts of love and service.

A Community Comes Together for LGBTQ+ Equality During History-Making Michigan Senate Hearing

Local LGBTQ+ activists, leaders, allies and community members made history last week, adding their vocal support to the Michigan Senate Committee on Civil Rights, Judiciary and Public Safety’s historical hearing on amending the state’s [...]

The Underground Movement to Turn Michigan Into the Next ‘Don’t Say Gay’ State

Discontent to limit their disruption to equitable public education through local school boards, a group of fringe right-leaning Republicans is promoting a new tactic — bombarding school administrators with parent-initiated opt-out forms [...]

Queer Things to Do: Bask in Art, Learn Stand-Up, Support a Good Cause For Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to honor Black lives and culture. This month, bask in the undefinable opulence that is the artist Dion, watch a documentary about trailblazing queer comic artists like Rupert Kinnard and pour out some love for [...]

From 'Ammonite' to 'Of an Age': Queer Love Onscreen, In All its Weird and Wonderful Forms

“Of an Age” lingers languidly over a hot summer day in Melbourne, where practically nothing of consequence happens, except the complete implosion of main character Kol’s (Elias Anton) entire worldview and self-identity. Australian [...]

Where Kinksters and Community Meet: Cold as Hell 2023 Set to Burn Down Stereotypes About HIV and Fetish Community

Ignore that thermometer — it’s about to get hot out there!LGBT Detroit’s fourth annual “Cold as Hell: Fetish Fusion” series is set to premiere Feb. 13 as a virtual presentation on the website. The [...]

Is #MeToo Lacking a Queer, Racially Diverse Focus? These Essayists Say Yes.

The #MeToo era was a turning point in a larger, much-needed conversation about consent, but a new book is challenging some of the basic assumptions around that conversation — namely, the fact that a large swath of people impacted by [...]

Bigotry Is Bad for Business': Gov. Whitmer Addresses LGBTQ+ Rights Head on in State of the State Speech

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State speech hit all the expected highlights — the economy, education and infrastructure, in particular, but it was her hard-hitting comments on LGBTQ+ rights that came as a welcome [...]

Queer Things to Do in Michigan: Go See the Roller Derby, Ice Skate for Pride, Join a Queer Euchre Tournament

This time of year, it can be tempting to just stay inside as much as possible, and that’s a perfectly viable, understandable stance. If you do decide to venture out, however, you’re in luck — local events are happening all over the [...]

Pro-Queer Christian Singer Amy Grant Disappoints Homophobes Once Again By Being, You Know, a Good Person

Aunt Amy is proving once again that she has no time for haters who have a problem with her and husband Vince Gill hosting her lesbian niece’s wedding on the couple’s Tennessee farm late last year. As Pride Source reported in December, the [...]

Warm Up With These LGBTQ+ Winter Reads By (Mostly) Michigan Authors

Michigan gets a bad rap when it comes to winter weather. Yeah, you might lose a hubcap trying to maneuver around Volvo-sized potholes (and yeah, it’s going to be a while before you’re busting out the beach wear), but if we lived in a more [...]

The Michigan Nurse Who Played a Key Role in Keeping Mpox Cases to a Minimum

When monkeypox (now officially termed “mpox” by the World Health Organization) first arrived in Michigan, Chris Petrat, clinical manager and nurse at Be Well Medical Center in Berkley, was prepared for whatever might be coming this [...]

Beautiful in Blue, New Michigan Legislature Introduces Bills to Add LGBTQ+ Protections to State Civil Rights Act on First Day of New Session

It’s a brand new era in the Michigan Statehouse, where the newly flipped, Democratic-led legislature charged out of the gate yesterday, promising on the first day of the new 2023 legislative session to start working right away on amending the [...]