Queer Things to Do: Meet Mercury Stardust, See Tove Lo, Plan for Mackinac Island Pride, Volunteer for Local LGBTQ+ Youth

As another summer draws to a close, it can feel tempting to lean into all that Big Pumpkin Spice energy emanating from your social media feeds. But before you

Queer Things to Do: Go to a MasQueerade Ball, Get Tickets for Greta Van Fleet and Affirmations Big Bash, Go Camping

It’s already been a long year, and you totally deserve a nice night out. It’s a good thing, then, that there are so many excellent LGBTQ-affirming [...]

Queer Things to Do: Attend Royal Oak Pride, Become a Queer Scout, Learn about Canadian Queer History

As you sashay toward the final third of 2023, don't miss the season's final Pride events. Both Ann Arbor and Royal Oak will roll out the rainbow rug for [...]

Queer Things to Do: Brunch with Barbie, See a Prom-Themed Musical, Attend a Queer Artist Bazaar

It might feel like the world is nothing but wildfires, angry transphobes and an endless air travel nightmare, but actually, we’re sitting in a sweet spot. [...]

Queer Things to Do: Celebrate Hotter Than July!

It all started in 1996, when LGBT Detroit launched the first annual Hotter Than July event. Today, Hotter Than July (HTJ) holds the title as the world’s [...]

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 [...]

Queer Things to Do: Commemorate Black History Month, Draw Nude Models, Find Trans-Masc Support

February is an excellent time for self-reflection and community connection. With the worst of winter in the rear-view, it's not too soon to look ahead to the [...]

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 [...]

Queer Things to Do: Get Tickets for the Ann Arbor Folk Fest, Perform at an Open Mic, See a Cirque Show

Well, you’ve made it through another year of Super Weird and Unsettling American History. Well done, you! Why not wrap up another year of adventure with a [...]

Queer Things to Do: See a Michigan Men's Chorus Perform, Get Festive with Drag Queens

It’s beginning to look a lot like… well, it’s been looking a lot like Christmas since before Halloween at certain retail establishments. Now [...]

Queer Things to Do: Get Ready for Your Found Family Thanksgiving, Volunteer with an LGBTQ+ Org

It’s getting colder, but on the plus side, that means more excuses for cuddling (or not leaving the house). On the plus plus side, the election is over, [...]

Queer Things to Do: Camp With Bears, Vacation Close to Home, Watch Dirty Movies in Public

September is that sweet spot between summer debauchery and holiday madness — don’t let it pass you by without savoring a uniquely Michigan [...]