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

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

| January 16, 2017

PART III: FROM BAD TO WORSE AND THEN SOME: THREATENED BY THE MICHIGAN UNEMPLOYMENT AGENCY AFTER YOU’VE LOST YOUR JOB GWINN TAURIAINEN PLLC by: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. & Laura Bradshaw Tucker, Esq. In the third of our series on the Michigan Unemployment Agency (UIA), we present a case study where an unemployed worker was […]

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Reel Roy Reviews – Hidden Figures

Reel Roy Reviews – Hidden Figures

| January 8, 2017

“What’s there tells a story, if you read between the lines.” Hidden Figures [Image Source: Wikipedia] The human mind. Regardless the gender, race, age, creed, ethnicity of the physical form carrying that brain around, intellect can be the great unifier, driving humanity’s greatest contributions to this planet. Sadly and too often, our simplistic yet unrelenting cultural […]

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Dear Christine, Interested in Inkster

Dear Christine, Interested in Inkster

| January 8, 2017

Dear Christine, For the first two years in our relationship we were really into each other as most people falling in love can be. The chemistry was over the top and though the physical portion of our relationship is still pretty strong, we both agree that we don’t have a lot in common or much […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Private party – all lesbians welcome! Ann Arbor

Private party – all lesbians welcome! Ann Arbor

| January 8, 2017

Private party – all lesbians welcome! You’re invited to join the Meetup Group “Ann Arbor Lesbians Being Social” for a party. We’ve rented a private room that’s part of the Ann Arbor Brewing Company. It’s a cool space, we’ll have our own bartender and cash bar, and people may order food. We’ll hang out, chat, drink, meet […]

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Mortgage Checklist – All you need when applying for a Mortgage. Make sure all of your ducks are in a row!

Mortgage Checklist – All you need when applying for a Mortgage. Make sure all of your ducks are in a row!

| January 6, 2017

Mortgage Checklist – All you need when applying for a Mortgage. Make sure all of your ducks are in a row! IDENTIFICATION… ■ Driver’s License ■ Social Security Card ■ Mother’s maiden name (for credit report) CURRENT BANK STATEMENTS (ALL PAGES) ■ Checking and savings statements (2 months) ■ Stocks, funds, and securities statements ■ Money […]

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The Cuba Adventure Trip with Olivia

The Cuba Adventure Trip with Olivia

| December 23, 2016

The Cuba Adventure Trip with Olivia There is no better time to visit Cuba then right now. The country is poised for major change. It is rooted firmly in the past as evidenced by the crumbling colonial architecture and the vintage cars, and it is reaching for the future with new found freedoms such as […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Sonia Rose Alvarado-State Farm Agent

Sonia Rose Alvarado-State Farm Agent

| January 16, 2017

I know. I know. You hate insurance. We all hate paying such high rates for insurance. Most of us can agree that the insurance laws in Michigan are terrible. It’s frustrating because you really don’t know what you’re covered for! That is, until the worst happens… Your son flipped his car three times. You mom […]

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5 Health/Fitness/Nutrition Tweaks to Make in the New Year

5 Health/Fitness/Nutrition Tweaks to Make in the New Year

| January 2, 2017

5 Health/Fitness/Nutrition Tweaks to Make in the New Year by Adam Hayes Now that the calendar has flipped to 2017, it is the perfect time of year to make some changes in your life to get healthy. If you are not as happy with your health as you could be, this is time to look […]

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Brian Goodman – MPH Mortgage

Brian Goodman – MPH Mortgage

| December 23, 2016

As an experienced loan officer, my goal is to provide you with individual solutions tailored to your specific needs. I review all the details and objectives with you to ensure that everyone is on the same page. I want my customers to remember the smooth process long after the closing is completed. I have access […]

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Articles & More Events

Sister Marches

Sister Marches

| January 16, 2017

Sister Marches are solidarity events inspired by the Women’s March on Washington, and organized by volunteers around the world. If you can’t make it to Washington, D.C. on January 21, join or host a Sister March near you> Click Here Mission & Vision We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection […]

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Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

| January 8, 2017

Last Week on the Rachel Maddow Show she introduce the Invisible Guide as a way to fight Trump’s Agenda. Here is some info about it and how to download it.  It gives phone numbers a phone scripts on how to contact your local representatives. If you know of any local groups forming please share by […]

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The 16th Annual Tour de Troit

The 16th Annual Tour de Troit

| December 31, 2016

The 16th Annual Tour de Troit, set for September 16th, is a bike ride that explores some of the city’s historic areas, takes in many of its most breathtaking sights, and provides bicyclists a unique opportunity to legally “take over” the streets of Motown. Last year’s ride attracted over 7,000 riders! This event can and […]

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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. PART II: From Bad To Worse And Then Some

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. PART II: From Bad To Worse And Then Some

| January 8, 2017

PART II: FROM BAD TO WORSE AND THEN SOME: THREATENED BY THE MICHIGAN UNEMPLOYMENT AGENCY AFTER YOU’VE LOST YOUR JOB  by: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. & Laura Bradshaw Tucker, Esq. In the second of our series on the Michigan Unemployment Agency (UIA), we present a case study where an unemployed worker was wrongly assessed penalties because […]

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Dear Christine, Worried in Westland

Dear Christine, Worried in Westland

| January 6, 2017

Dear Christine, Ok, I recently hooked up with my gay friend at his Holiday party and the whole situation is a little complicated. Everyone who knows about this says im gay when I think im still more bi-curious (more than a little actually) and whats bothering me is despite the fact the we said we […]

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Ask The Lawyer Threatened by the Michigan Unemployment Agency After You’ve Lost your Job

Ask The Lawyer Threatened by the Michigan Unemployment Agency After You’ve Lost your Job

| December 31, 2016

Ask The Lawyer Threatened by the Michigan Unemployment Agency After You’ve Lost your Job FROM BAD TO WORSE AND THEN SOME: by: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. & Laura Bradshaw Tucker, Esq. For the next several weeks, GWINN TAURIAINEN PLLC takes on the Michigan Unemployment Agency (UIA), to inform its friends and clients about the risks associated […]

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Dear Christine, Desperate in Detroit

Dear Christine, Desperate in Detroit

| December 25, 2016

Dear Christine, I am a gay man in a relationship with another man for the past 6 months. He is the love of my life and I know I want to be with him forever. Until a month ago, we agreed to having a monogamous relationship, at my insistence. I just don’t like the idea […]

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Gay Business Networking Meeting!

Gay Business Networking Meeting!

| December 19, 2016

Gay Business Networking Meeting!  January 11th 8:00am at Jimi’s Restaurant 714 South Washington.  Come Bring your business cards and a one minute introduction of your business to share.  No need to be a GBN member or a gay owned business to come network with this group.  We’ve exchanged a lot of business in the past […]

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

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

| December 19, 2016

CAN SMOKING AT HOME COST YOU YOUR JOB? EMPLOYER REGULATION OF WORKER’S’ LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES QUESTION: The company I work for recently moved banning smoking anywhere on company property to a policy that prohibits smoking period. People who smoke will be given three months to quit; if they don’t, they’re fired. Is this legal? ANSWER: […]

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Detroit Legal Services- HIV disclosure project

Detroit Legal Services- HIV disclosure project

| December 19, 2016

Detroit Legal Services is so excited to announce our new HIV disclosure project for the State of Michigan.  The kit is designed to assist those with HIV with disclosure issues surrounding their HIV diagnosis.  The official launch is January 2017.  If your agency would like us to come and speak about the project or if […]

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Dear Christine, Rocked by Her Ex, in Rochester Hills

Dear Christine, Rocked by Her Ex, in Rochester Hills

| December 19, 2016

Dear Christine, My girlfriend “Zenobia” of a year is awesome, we have a really good relationship, share loads of interests in common, want the same things out of life and feel we can really make a go of things. I have a problem with her last ex of nine years. They broke up over 18 […]

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