On HBO's 'We're Here,' Shangela Is Spreading Pride With a Purpose, Honey

You can't keep Shangela down. Seriously, she came back to "RuPaul's Drag Race" three times. And now, along with co-stars Bob the Drag Queen and Eureka O'Hara, [...]

At UWM, the Bottom Line Matters, But People Matter More

Casie Jones, a leadership trainer at United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) in Pontiac, is a straight shooter with a single-minded goal: fostering a truly diverse, [...]

Meet Reginald Hawkins: Wayne State Student By Day, Pop Artist By Night

Ferndale Pride performer and Detroit-based Reginald Hawkins is living a double life. By day, they're a college student worrying about a looming lab [...]

The Magic of Jason Misleh: DJ Jace M Expects to See You at Ferndale Pride

Jason Misleh is not a magician, nor is he a puppeteer. He is, however, an expert in making bodies move. Misleh, better known on the club circuit as DJ Jace M, [...]

Richard E. Grant Puts His Best Heel Forward: Veteran Actor on Playing a Gay Warrior Queen in 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie'

On the heels of his Oscar-nominated role as Jack Hock in "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" alongside Melissa McCarthy, actor Richard E. Grant takes on another aging [...]

How Sabin, Detroit Drag Royalty and Motor City Pride's Veteran Host, Learned to Fly Again

Never underestimate the power of a hug. It just might save your life. Tyler T. Cooper, best known as Detroit's beautiful, bald and bold drag queen Sabin, knows [...]

This Lesbian TV Series Creator Made a Show with a Non-Binary Bison and a Strong Female Lead

Is there really anywhere cooler to live than in a treehouse situated inside the natural history museum your mom helps to run? Especially if the exhibits in the [...]

Meet the Lesbian Screenwriter Who Wrote the 'Respect' Movie About Detroit's Own Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's journey to self-discovery is seen through the lens of openly lesbian screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson in "Respect," the biopic starring [...]

This Michigan Couple Is Ready to Open Their Home and Hearts to LGBTQ+ Teens in Need

Longtime LGBTQ+ allies and parents Gary and Sheila Bigelow are ready to open their home to a local teen in need of stable housing. It's been a long journey for [...]

Flint Author's Debut Book Captures 'the Beauty and Pain of Being Black' While Deconstructing Black Stereotypes

Through his use of colloquialism and allusions, Flint poet Jonah Mixon-Webster ruminates on Black societal confines with "Stereo(TYPE)." Originally released in [...]

Guncle to Guncle: Author Steven Rowley and Pride Source's Editorial Director on the Glories of Gunclehood

I read Steven Rowley's third novel "The Guncle" with my 8-year-old niece in mind. After all, his book makes a case for how parenting extends beyond a child's [...]

These Portraits of (Literal) Gay Daddies Will Brighten Your Day

In an ode to gay fatherhood, photographer Bart Heynen gifts intimate, cute and loving portraits of more than 40 families in his photography book [...]

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