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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.

This Queer Content Creator Creates the Magic Behind Gov. Whitmer’s Viral Social Media Presence

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has employed many winning strategies to run her multiple successful campaigns, but her ace in the hole might just be her exceptionally strong social media game. Whether it’s a meme-tastic tweet beckoning queer people stuck [...]

Queer Things to Do: Support a Good Cause at a Burlesque Show, Get Tickets for Melanie Martinez and a Tina Turner Tribute

Are you overdue for a break from a news cycle that has become hyperfixated on underwater exploration and global crises that require a degree in international relations to fully understand? Take a break from the relentless anxiety-inducing real world [...]

Queer Kalamazoo Author Samantha Irby Will Never Give Up on Her Best Pal, TV

As I tore through a used library copy of Samantha Irby’s 2017 bestselling collection of essays, “We Are Never Meeting in Real Life,” in one sitting, I felt a kinship with the readers who came before me. The ones who collectively [...]

Petals Sandcastle on Tripping, Radical Acceptance and Shattering the Binary

Petals Sandcastle, founder and CEO of Ann Arbor’s Express Your Yes and NOW Studios, has had a very busy 2023 so far. In between traveling around the continent, hosting events at the studio space and spearheading Ann Arbor Is Burning, a [...]

Why Greta Van Fleet Lead Singer, a Frankenmuth Native, Just Came Out Publicly

Musician Josh Kiszka, frontman for the rock band Greta Van Fleet and a Frankenmuth native, took to Instagram Tuesday to publicly come out as gay, posting about his eight-year relationship and why he decided the time was right to make the [...]

He Won Lots of Netflix Money. He Used It To Make a Very Queer Movie in Detroit.

When filmmaker Sam Meier won a cool 100 grand on the Netflix gameshow “Bullshit” in 2021, it didn’t take long for him to choose what he’d do with all that money.“I decided pretty quickly that if I didn’t invest in [...]

Michigan Sen. Jeremy Moss Is Here, Queer, And He Doesn’t Care If You Get Used To It

In a way, Michigan Sen. Jeremy Moss is a throwback to the kind of classic Michigan Democrat that led to the state’s reputation as a union-driven, blue-collar mainstay on the national stage in the latter half of the 20th century. His [...]

Michigan Conversion Therapy Ban Moves Forward After House Vote

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s promise to end conversion therapy for LGBTQ+ minors in Michigan is one step closer to reality after a vote in the Michigan House of Representatives Wednesday. The House voted 56-53 along party lines on two bills [...]

Photo Gallery: Motor City Pride 2023

Color and joy were on full display at Motor City Pride 2023 June 10-11 as an estimated 40,000 Pridegoers filled downtown Detroit streets and Hart Plaza to celebrate Michigan's largest Pride parade and festival. Photos by Andrew Potter.[gallery [...]

Queer Things to Do: Attend an LGBTQ+ Art Show, Go to a Black Queer Variety Show, Sip Wine at a Ben Sharkey Show

Though we’re closing in on the latter half of the month, the Pride flame burns bright and strong. Could there be a better time to burn that candle at both ends, though? There are still several Pride fests scattered throughout Michigan over the [...]

Gov. Whitmer Announces New LGBTQ+ Commission at Motor City Pride

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new statewide initiative benefiting LGBTQ+ community members on June 11 at the Motor City Pride festival. Michigan’s first LGBTQ+ Commission will focus on issues impacting the community, including health, [...]

Queer Play Marks a New Era for This Northville Theater

When Tracy Spada left Northville and her role as stage manager, director and actor at Northville’s Tipping Point Theatre in 2020, she couldn’t have predicted she’d return a few years later with a surprising mission: to produce her [...]