How the COVID-19 Outbreak and Quarantine is Affecting Local Queer Entertainment

The novel coronavirus has swept the nation clean of any summer 2020 plans, and with 2020 Pride events being canceled, too, many local queer entertainment [...]

Corktown Health Center to Host May 9 Condom Distribution Event for Safer Sex Practices During COVID-19

DETROIT – Corktown Health Center, Michigan's first LGBTQ-focused medical home, announced it will host a contactless condom distribution event called "Safer Sex [...]

Kalamazoo Pride 2020 Canceled

The organizers of Kalamazoo Pride, OutFront Kalamazoo, recently announced that the annual summer event would be canceled this year. While it was initially [...]

Temporarily Shuttered, Menjo's Serves Community as Food Pantry

Community Mainstay Menjo's is perhaps the best-known gay bar in Detroit and has been a mainstay in the community for more than 40 years. Now, temporarily [...]

Unified Ramps Up HIV-Related Services as COVID-19 Increases Need

"Added Pressures" As governors across the U.S. extend stay-at-home orders, millions of Americans are becoming accustomed to a temporarily altered, home-bound [...]

COLOURS Conference, Pride Awards Gala Postponed to 2021

DETROIT — The COLOURS Conference and Gala 2020 presented by the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Diversity Council has been postponed [...]

Motor City Pride 2020 Postponed

Originally scheduled for June 6 through 7 at Hart Plaza in Detroit, Motor City Pride 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Festival representatives [...]

COVID-19's Upset to WSU LGBTQ Campus Life

Shaking Up the Routine It's undeniable that coronavirus has drastically changed the patterns of daily life around the world. Whether one is temporarily [...]

Ruth Ellis Center Faces COVID-19: An Organization That's Used to Finding 'Workarounds' Adjusts

Creative Problem-Solving If there's one thing the Ruth Ellis Center and the youth it serves are known for, it's the ability to adapt and problem-solve when [...]

Ferndale Pride Reschedules to Sept. 26

In light of coronavirus-related public safety concerns, the 10th-annual Ferndale Pride event has been rescheduled to Sept. 26, 2020. Event Chair Julia Music [...]

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit Art Show Postponed to Pride Month 2021

Mighty Real/Queer Detroit, the month-long, multi-venue LGBTQ art exhibition scheduled for June, has been postponed until next year. "In keeping with public [...]

Affirmations LGBTQ Center Writes Letter to the Community

Dear Aff Family, I hope as you are reading this that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. The past couple of weeks have been immensely challenging for [...]