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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| August 21, 2017

I JUST TURNED 26, AND AM LOSING MY INSURANCE COVERAGE, WHAT CAN I DO? QUESTION: I received my master’s degree in June, started getting student loan bills in July, and now it looks like I’m about to lose insurance coverage through my dad’s work, since I’ll turn 26 in September. What can I do? I […]

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How to Beat Bad Breath!

How to Beat Bad Breath!

| August 21, 2017

It may be unpleasant to discuss, but it’s not as unpleasant as having to deal with it regularly so let’s talk about it…bad breath! It can be a real bummer, especially in intimate situations, and I’m not just talking about k-i-s-s-i-n-g! Even sitting in a car or office with someone with bad breath can be […]

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Dear Christine, Shocked in Saugatuck

Dear Christine, Shocked in Saugatuck

| August 21, 2017

Dear Christine, I’ve been living with my wife for 20 years and I just discovered something. She just confessed that she hasn’t seen a doctor for a physical for over 10 years! This scares me! I love her and understand from family experience that prevention saves lives. Now she is afraid to go. How can […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Join Sandy Mulligan and the Gypsies for first Wednesday at J’s Penalty Box.

Join Sandy Mulligan and the Gypsies for first Wednesday at J’s Penalty Box.

| August 14, 2017

Join Sandy Mulligan and the Gypsies for first Wednesday at J’s Penalty Box. 22726 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Ferndale’s Most Unique Sports Bar experience!   Happy Hour Special All Night! Great selection of beer and healthy foods! 7pm to Close!     

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Campit LGBT Music Festival

Campit LGBT Music Festival

| August 7, 2017

Saugatuck Music Festival Weekend Call and make reservations ASAP! This musical extravaganza sells out fast. Each weekend at Campit Outdoor Resort offers a new themed event. Campit events are planned well in advance, and may include free food, dancing, swimming, parades, contests, live entertainment, movies & more!   For Reservations & Information: 269-543-4335 E-mail us […]

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Join Sing Out Detroit

Join Sing Out Detroit

| July 20, 2017

Join Sing Out Detroit for our 10th season as we prepare for our winter concert. Rehearsals start August 22. Auditions will be held on august 8th and 15th between 7pm to 8:30pm. Each audition takes about 5 minutes and includes matching pitches and determining your vocal range.  Please call 248-943-2411 to schedule your audition or find […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Burgundy to Provence Riverboat July 21-28 2018

Burgundy to Provence Riverboat July 21-28 2018

| August 14, 2017

Your Experience Get ready for the trip of a lifetime! France along the Saône and the Rhone Rivers will have your mouth watering for delectable cuisine and fine wine, all in the company of 128 women of Olivia. You’ll arrive in Paris and then continue by motorcoach to fascinating Beaune for a visit of Hôtel-Dieu […]

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Friday Night LGBT & Ally Bowling League

Friday Night LGBT & Ally Bowling League

| August 14, 2017

Our league meeting is going to be next WEDNESDAY August 16th at 7PM at Universal Lanes. 3 free games of bowling afterward if you wish to practice. We are going to post a set of bylaws for you to review before the meeting where at that time, we will be voting on them Our 1st […]

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Get Out Bike on Grosse Ile – August 26

Get Out Bike on Grosse Ile – August 26

| July 22, 2017

August 26 Grosse Ile 10am Meet up at Grosse Ile High School, 7800 Grays Dr, Grosse Ile, MI 48138– on the island –Visit the Alpacas! Lunch at Bishop’s Cottage! You will Love it! Bike paths, limited traffic, scenic views of the Detroit River and more make this one of our favorite bike rides. Call 248-943-2411 if you have […]

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Articles & More Events

Black & White Masquerade Ball

Black & White Masquerade Ball

| August 14, 2017

Black & White Masquerade Ball Hosted by the Motown Invitational Classic Get your mystery on and come out to MIC’s Black & White Masquerade Ball. Pasta dinner will be provided Bring your own mask (does not need to be black and white) or use one of the masks that will be provided Enter your own […]

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Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party

Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party

| July 29, 2017

Save the date! Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 7:30-11:30pm Held at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut St., Bowling Green, OH 43402$12/person at the door Women only; singles and couples welcomed. We have a beautiful facility with a large dance floor and an awesome DJ! Join us for a fun night with DJ Amy spinning the tunes and taking […]

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Olivia’s 45th anniversary specials

Olivia’s 45th anniversary specials

| May 2, 2017

2018 is Olivia’s 45th anniversary and we’re celebrating with two incredible vacations…a February trip to the Hard Rock Vallarta Resort and a Caribbean Cruise on a brand new ship in April with 2,100 lesbians! Presale Special: Oceanview Rooms at the resort are $500 off per person and Veranda Staterooms on the ship are $600 off […]

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Other Recent Posts

Links to places where you can make a political difference

Links to places where you can make a political difference

| November 11, 2016

In Hillary Clinton’s concession speech she urged activists and community organizers to fight for “what’s right:” “I believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. You know, scripture tells us, ‘Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in good season we […]

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Are wedding bells in your future?

Are wedding bells in your future?

| February 28, 2016 | Reply

Are wedding bells in your future? If you plan to get married, please check out our list of LGBT and ally highly recommended wedding vendors.  Why leave things to chance?  Call on the experts to make your wedding day be a memory you’ll never forget!   Attorney – Shelton Deon Law Group Banquet Hall – […]

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Hanson Windows

Hanson Windows

| August 19, 2015 | Reply

What’s the Most Important Thing to Look for When Shopping for Replacement Windows? Unlimited Lifetime Warranty. Styles and quality for any budget. No sales pressure or pricing games. Easy and affordable price options. Guaranteed lowest prices – in writing. Click Here For A Quote! Low prices are just the beginning. Our windows are also the […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| August 14, 2017

OUR VICE PRESIDENT NEEDS TO TAKE TIME OFF FOR A MEDICAL CONDITION, BUT WE CAN’T MANAGE WITHOUT HER! QUESTION: Our VP of Marketing/Communications recently requested leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for medical treatment. She requested the full 12 weeks. She’s eligible for the leave, but the company really can’t manage without […]

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Dear Christine, Dressed in Dearborn

Dear Christine, Dressed in Dearborn

| August 13, 2017

Dear Christine,  I’m a straight male, and I like dressing up. I’ve always been into fashion, and my brother and cousin are gay, and I’m an LGBT advocate. Still it bothers me to be called something I’m not: gay. How do I get my classmates, gay and straight, to stop bullying me at school, who […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| August 7, 2017

WORKING SO MANY HOURS ON SALARY, I’M NOT MAKING MINIMUM WAGE! QUESTION: Back in November, I started a new job handling social media for a small firm. I was told I’d be on salary, and that I might have to work a few extra hours at times. Since November, my job duties have mushroomed, and […]

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Dear Christine, Frustrated in Ferndale

Dear Christine, Frustrated in Ferndale

| August 7, 2017

Dear Dr. Christine, Question: I am a lesbian, and I’m masculine looking and proud of being me. I like hanging out with straight girls, as they are more fun, I think, than lesbians. I get caught up in a cycle that is exhausting, and I wonder what should happen? For example, my straight friend “Cindy” […]

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Could Sedation Dentistry be the Answer to Your Dental Fears?

Could Sedation Dentistry be the Answer to Your Dental Fears?

| July 31, 2017

Being afraid of the dentist can make having dental work done very difficult for fearful patients. Even a regular cleaning and checkup can be too much to bear if you are afraid of the dentist. Bright Side Dental understands that fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist can make visiting difficult or even impossible for […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 31, 2017

IS AN OVERNIGHT STAY IN HOSPITAL A ‘SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION’ UNDER FMLA? QUESTION: I work the third shift at a factory (8 p.m. to 5 a.m.). Around 1:30 a.m., I started feeling really sick (my heart was pounding so hard it hurt). I left work after telling a co-worker I needed to go to the […]

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Dear Christine, Anxious in Ann Arbor

Dear Christine, Anxious in Ann Arbor

| July 30, 2017

Dear Christine, Fear of flying!! So I’m a 47 year old man who travels 2 to 3 times a year for work and once a year for a vacation with my husband. I am terrified every single time. It doesn’t stop Me from going. I have to. Each flight requires two martinis and a .5 […]

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Reel Roy Reviews: “Why do they need a wall?” War for the Planet of the Apes

Reel Roy Reviews: “Why do they need a wall?” War for the Planet of the Apes

| July 24, 2017

“Why do they need a wall?” War for the Planet of the Apes by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews) [Image source: Wikipedia] “This is a holy war … it will become a planet of apes, and we will become your cattle.” – The Colonel (Woody Harrelson) to ape leader Caesar (Andy Serkis) in War for the […]

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