Exclusive Clip: Watch the Same-Sex Twosome from ‘Couple to Throuple’ Who Met in Michigan Butt Heads on Adding a Third

Everything is about to get real for Ashman Ali and Rehman Bhatti, the twosome who had their meet-cute in Michigan, became an item and then decided to explore [...]

Queer Delights Await: What You Should Know About This Year’s Dirty Show in Detroit

If you could pick up Detroit’s Dirty Show and plunk it down in any other city, it wouldn’t be the same. There’s something uniquely Detroit [...]

The Criminalization of Sex Work Disproportionately Affects Queer People. These Michigan Sex Workers Are Speaking Out.

Metro Detroit individuals and organizations are spearheading efforts to decriminalize sex work, recognizing that it is not simply a matter of legality, but a [...]

Stevie Baka Encourages Detroit Community to Reimagine ‘Arts & Scraps’

Some jobs are just jobs, but for Stevie Baka, their daily commute brings them to a job that feels more like a personal mission. Baka serves as community store [...]

Meet the Queer Twosome from Peacock’s ‘Couple to Throuple’ Who Love Date Nights in Detroit

Polyamory has officially reached the zeitgeist. Beyond the queer community, where it has, perhaps, lived more openly for some time now, it is represented [...]

Why It Matters That Detroit Is Featured in the New Lil Nas X Film

It matters that Lil Nas X’s 2022 tour kicked off in Detroit, where the first third of the new documentary “Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero" takes [...]

Go to a ‘Drag Race’ Party, See ‘Wicked,’ View a Gender-Focused Art Exhibit

January and February can be a slog, but it’s not all bad when there are good reasons to brave the frigid Michigan winter. Go on, get out of the house just [...]

What Queer Community Means to Ann Arbor Folk Fest Performer Lizzie No

A good folk song might feel innocent on the surface, especially when it’s a lilting, acoustic-driven ballad, but hardcore folk fans aren’t drawn to [...]

Community Tributes Pour in for Mary Sappington, Longtime Publisher of Queer Nightlife Magazine Metra

For over 40 years she told us where to find the best in queer nightlife in metro Detroit, Northern Ohio and Windsor. Mary Sappington, who died Jan. 14 at age [...]

See the Touching Photos from Madonna's ‘Emotional’ Detroit Show, Where She Reminisced About Going to Menjo’s

Of all the things you’d expect at a Madonna show, it might not be sentimentality. Not at the actual show, not after. But Madonna is in the Reflective [...]

Raylon Leaks-May, Ferndale's First Black Mayor, on Her Historic Win and Why She Loves Southeast Michigan's Queer Haven

Queer or not, the mayor of Ferndale is an important figure in Michigan’s LGBTQ+ community. In a city with 19,000 residents that boasts its own LGBTQ+ [...]

Why Ferndale's Boston Tea Room Might Just Be Your New Cozy, Queer Hotspot

The only tea spilled at Ferndale’s Boston Tea Room is the steeped kind that comes in varieties like Berry Ripe, Cinnamon Heart and The High Priestess. [...]