Gay Detroit: The Latest

Redefining Coming Out :: A Personal Journey

Redefining Coming Out :: A Personal Journey

ENTERTAINMENT | By Korie Houston | Aug 20
For some people, the process of coming out is a chance to step into that rainbow light and live in our truth. To others, it's just another grey area that divides us from the heterosexual community.

To Protect and Preserve :: A Conversation with Tippi Hedren

To Protect and Preserve :: A Conversation with Tippi Hedren

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tim Parks | Aug 20
Actress Tippi Hedren, who famously co-starred with some of our fine feathered-though deadly-friends in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," has long been an animal advocate.

DJs We Love :: Kidd Madonny Lights Up the DJ Booth

DJs We Love :: Kidd Madonny Lights Up the DJ Booth

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | Aug 20
HotSpots Magazine sits down with CJ Kidd Madonny for this exclusive interview.

Charlotte Pride Organizers Plan Big After Record-Setting 2016

Charlotte Pride Organizers Plan Big After Record-Setting 2016

NEWS | By Maria Dominguez | Aug 20
Every year, the Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade reaches new heights, and this year will be no different.

Church Tells Gay Men to Starve Themselves to Turn Straight

Church Tells Gay Men to Starve Themselves to Turn Straight

NEWS | By Colton Wooten | Aug 20
The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry in Liverpool, England, claims to offer a program designed to cure men and women of their homosexuality through fasting, the Liverpool Echo reports.

LGBT Homeless Teens Fight for Survival

LGBT Homeless Teens Fight for Survival

NEWS | By Deon C. Jefferson | Aug 20
The folks at A Way Home America, Rapid Results Institute, and HomeBase have come up with a solution to end teen homelessness, dubbed the 100 Day Challenge.

Iceland Paints Rainbow Outside City Hall for Reykjavik Pride

Iceland Paints Rainbow Outside City Hall for Reykjavik Pride

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 20
The Reykjavic Pride board of directors and the city mayor painted the rainbow out front of the building on Tuesday.

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

NEWS | By Michael d'Oliveira | Aug 20
A contract between Broward County Public Schools and Celebration Church Fort Lauderdale has some members of the LGBT community accusing school officials of sheltering bigotry.

NASA, PBS Marking 40 Years Since Voyager Spacecraft Launches

NASA, PBS Marking 40 Years Since Voyager Spacecraft Launches

ENTERTAINMENT | By Marcia Dunn | Aug 20
Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors - the twin Voyager spacecraft - are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos.

BARchive :: Club Dori - A Bar in A World of Its Own

BARchive :: Club Dori - A Bar in A World of Its Own

BARTAB | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 20
When we think of the history of our community, we usually think of neighborhoods. But there are places that exist outside of neighborhoods, and Club Dori was one of them.


News

Outgames Audit Released

Outgames Audit Released

SPORTS | By Roger Brigham | Aug 20
An official summary of the long-awaited city audit of the 2017 World Outgames that were canceled at the last minute in May was presented to Miami Beach Commission Tuesday.


Entertainment

The Sounds of Seniors
Detroit, MI

The Sounds of Seniors

MUSIC | By Gregg Shapiro | Aug 13
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, now in their 70s, remain productive and continue to tour on a regular basis.

Gay Photog Releases Book on SF

Gay Photog Releases Book on SF

BOOKS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 20
For more than 40 years, gay photographer Daniel Nicoletta has been a witness to, and a participant in, LGBT history, capturing iconic moments with his camera.


Technology

AP Explains: Why Does A WWI General Merit A Trump Tweet?

AP Explains: Why Does A WWI General Merit A Trump Tweet?

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 20
President Donald Trump is being criticized once again for lauding the alleged tactics of Gen. John Pershing in dealing with Islamic extremists in the Philippines at the turn of the last century.


Finance

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

HOME | Aug 9
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials.


Cars

Hyundai Unveils New Fuel Cell SUV with Longer Travel Range

Hyundai Unveils New Fuel Cell SUV with Longer Travel Range

AUTO NEWS | By Youkyung Lee | Aug 19
Hyundai Motor said Thursday it plans to launch early next year a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups under Korean standards.


Style

Changing Times Brew Bitter Taste For Japan's Beer Makers

Changing Times Brew Bitter Taste For Japan's Beer Makers

FOOD/DRINK | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 20
Beer consumption has been tanking for five years straight in Japan, as the younger generation shies away from the obligatory after-work drinking that was a trademark of the dark-suited heroes of Japan Inc.


Travel

7 Decades Into Indian Democracy, A Royal Palace Thrives

7 Decades Into Indian Democracy, A Royal Palace Thrives

By Vineeta Deepak | Aug 20
The iconic structure in this west Rajasthani city known for its traditional handicrafts was named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, the last king of what was known as the Marwar-Rathore Dynasty.


Nightlife

Relationship Choices Grow

Relationship Choices Grow

LEATHER-KINK | By Race Bannon | Aug 20
For many years, our kink scene has fostered the concept of the "leather family" or some variation which I contend is our own unique variation on polyamory. There are other such kink manifestations of this concept.