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

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

| January 8, 2018

AFTER QUITTING OLD JOB AND MOVING TO NEW TOWN, NEW HIRE ISN’T WORKING OUT QUESTION: We recently hired a woman who appeared to be an excellent candidate for an upper level position with our firm: She had been doing similar work for a well-known company, and had several years of relevant experience. We offered her […]

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Dear Christine, Loving in Livonia

Dear Christine, Loving in Livonia

| January 8, 2018

Dear Christine, I’m a gay man seeing a male therapist for issues I had after a bad breakup. Basically severe depression. After several months of therapy, I’m feeling pretty whole again but I don’t want to stop therapy because I have fallen in love with my therapist. My therapist is also gay and has never […]

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

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

| January 2, 2018

HUSH-HUSH FIRM’S SECURITY NEEDS MAY CONFLICT WITH EMPLOYEES’ RIGHTS UNDER NLRA QUESTION: I am vice president of a small company that does some highly sensitive and confidential work for a government department. In order to make it more difficult for outside agencies or agents of other nations to access/identify our employees, we have a policy […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Christmas Story Live!, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Christmas Story Live!,  by Reel Roy Reviews

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Christmas Story Live!, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Christmas Story Live!, by Reel Roy Reviews

| December 31, 2017

  “Page-turners they were not.” Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Christmas Story Live!, and the failure of marketing by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews) [Image Source: Wikipedia] There are few pieces of holiday entertainment about which I am more excited than the arrival of a new Star Wars flick or a live television musical […]

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THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

| December 6, 2017

SYNOPSIS THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comedic drama from Academy Award® winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, commissioning three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at […]

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Moms don’t ENjoy … they GIVE joy.” A Bad Moms Christmas

Moms don’t ENjoy … they GIVE joy.” A Bad Moms Christmas

| December 6, 2017

“Moms don’t ENjoy … they GIVE joy.” A Bad Moms Christmas by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews) [Image Source: Wikipedia] A Bad Moms Christmas is the antithesis of Daddy’s Home 2. That doesn’t mean it’s much better, but at least it didn’t make me doubt my (already shaky) faith in humanity. In full transparency, I […]

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All Inclusive LGBT Weddings

All Inclusive LGBT Weddings

| December 31, 2017

All Inclusive Wedding Packeges – Click Here! Our new banquet facility has three elegant banquet rooms to accommodate any type of event. Our largest room seats up to 450 people while our smallest room can seat a minimum of 50 people. The lobby is spacious enough for relaxing or take a walk onto our 5,000 […]

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Sugar-Pleasure or Poison? by Suzanne Johnson

Sugar-Pleasure or Poison? by Suzanne Johnson

| December 30, 2017

This blog post is for people who want to motivate themselves to stop overeating and eat healthier. Sugar brings pleasure.  When does sugar become “a poison?”  It all depends on the amount of sugar eaten, if a person is “sugar sensitive” (sometimes addicted to sugar) and the kinds of sugar eaten. In the 1700’s the […]

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Start Planning Now for this Holiday Adventure

Start Planning Now for this Holiday Adventure

| December 3, 2017

Start Planning Now for this Holiday Adventure Sleigh bells ringing, beautiful lights glistening on pristine snow, mulled wine for your drinking, and holiday music and singing…these are a few of the favorite things you will experience on this beautiful winter wonderland river cruise. For the first time, we’re offering a vacation that showcases the delights […]

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Articles & More Events

Into The Woods – Stagecrafters

Into The Woods – Stagecrafters

| December 30, 2017

Into The Woods Main Stage Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM, Book by JAMES LAPINE Originally Directed on Broadway by JAMES LAPINE. Orchestrations by JONATHAN TUNICK January 19-21, 25-28, February 1-4, 9-11, 2018 What happens when your favorite fairy tales get mixed up? When Little Red Riding Hood befriends Jack and the Beanstalk? When Cinderella […]

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Series on pet care and pet health

Series on pet care and pet health

| October 30, 2017

Premier Pet Supply 248-647-4310 Next Class January 4th, 2018 (6:30pm) at our Beverly Hills Location for fun and learning! -Hip & Joint -Allergies -Gut/Gastrointestinal Health -Dental -Tear Staining/Eye Issues -Skin & Coat -Ear Infections -Cancer/Cancer Prevention -Anxiety -Detoxing -Flea & Tick -Homeopathics -CBD/Hemp Oil -Other Join Samantha, our certified pet nutritionist for our first ever […]

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Learn Ballroom Dancing

Learn Ballroom Dancing

| October 1, 2017

  Looking for a fun and friendly place to learn ballroom dancing? Friday nights are Dance Party night at the Dance Scene in Centerline! All are welcome – singles, partners, LGBT and Allies. For $15 per person, you’ll get both a group lesson (8pm) and entrance to the party afterwards (9-11pm) where light refreshments are served. […]

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Organic Soaps and other products for holiday giving!

Organic Soaps and other products for holiday giving!

| November 30, 2017

Shop Mid-Michigan Soaps for your holiday giving Coconut oil, used in all Mid-Michigan products, is a powerful oil with many benefits including: Anti-fungal properties Anti-microbial properties Keeps skin’s connective tissues strong therefore reducing wrinkles Hydrating properties that help keep the skin glowing As a soap, it has additional benefits: It is thoroughly cleansing Makes a very hard bar of soap […]

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Holiday Shopping-The Perfect Pet!

Holiday Shopping-The Perfect Pet!

| November 30, 2017

  It’s time to start planning your gifts for the holidays early! Starting NOW until Christmas Eve (December 24th) if you buy a FULL hermit crab setup, you will receive TWO FREE SMALL CARIBBEAN HERMIT CRABS! (or $3 off of any other hermit crab including: small polished shell Caribbean hermit crabs, small painted shell hermit […]

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Massage for the Holidays?

Massage for the Holidays?

| November 9, 2017

What could be better than a gift certificate?  Terme Day Spa this holiday season? Give the gift of health to your loved ones or yourself!  Call today to order …  586-776-6555  22121 Greater Mack Ave St Clair Shores, MI There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.               […]

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Other Recent Posts

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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Chris Campbell Sells Cars at Szott Automotive Group

Chris Campbell Sells Cars at Szott Automotive Group

| December 30, 2017

A Detroit Area Family Owned and Operated Dealership Give Chris Campbell a call today at 248-890-7726 Szott M59 Chrysler Jeep is proud to serve Metro Detroit area with quality new and used Chrysler and Jeep vehicles. With models like the Wrangler, Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee, 300, 200, and Pacifica, we have something for every taste and need. Come visit us to see our vehicles. Take one for […]

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Dear Christine, Angry in Ann Arbor

Dear Christine, Angry in Ann Arbor

| December 24, 2017

Dear Christine About two months ago my partner went to First Wednesday (at Rosie O’Donnell Bar) with some friends. I couldn’t go because I had to work late. Anyhow, the group met a new young woman who is just coming out as a lesbian. After getting to know this person, the friends and I are […]

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By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| December 18, 2017

WHAT SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITION? WORKER ON LEAVE LOOKS VERY HEALTHY IN FB POST QUESTION: One of my employees has been out on FMLA leave for several weeks due to an injury to her hip that, she said, made it impossibly painful to work. A couple of days ago, some Facebook posts of this worker came […]

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Dear Christine, Sworn to Secrecy in St. Clair Shores

Dear Christine, Sworn to Secrecy in St. Clair Shores

| December 18, 2017

Dear Christine,  A gay male friend of mine told me in confidence that he was sexually assaulted by an older gay man who is a fairly well known member of the community. He made me swear never to tell anyone. I know as a woman, that feeling of sweeping it under the rug all too […]

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Women Together of Metro Detroit

Women Together of Metro Detroit

| December 12, 2017

Women Together of Metro Detroit is a new Meetup Group Meetup group that gets together once a month for various activities.  This is a social group for older, mature lesbians and their allies in the Metro Detroit area. We can meet for any and all occasions. Just post an invite and enjoy the occasion with […]

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Women’s March Michigan 2018

Women’s March Michigan 2018

| December 12, 2017

Michiganders will unite one year later at the steps of the state Capitol on January 21, 2018, to celebrate the strides we’ve made so far and to make plans to build our future. Please donate to make this event happen: https://www.youcaring.com/womensmarchmichigan-1025897 Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Michigan State Capitol […]

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

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

| December 11, 2017

CAUTION: WAGE HIKE AHEAD! QUESTION: I run a company, with a pretty small profit margin. I pay my worker’s minimum wage; the amount I spend on wages just keeps rising. I heard the minimum wage is going to go up again pretty soon. When is that going to happen, and how much will it be? […]

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Facebook offers 56 gender options, Here’s what they mean, by Christine C Cantrell

Facebook offers 56 gender options, Here’s what they mean, by Christine C Cantrell

| December 10, 2017

Dear Readers, I have wanted write a blog on all the new terminology for gender and came across this helpful article. I didn’t realize Facebook was so forward on gender vocabulary way back in 2014! This article helps you navigate these new terms. By Christine Cantrell, PhD, LP www.christinecantrell.com christineccantrellphd@gmail.com Facebook offers users 56 new […]

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

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

| December 4, 2017

HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE! Best holiday wishes to all our friends and clients! It’s that time of the year again where employers across the state begin planning their workplace holiday party. Our annual tradition is to post an article about some of the legal risks present […]

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Am I eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Am I eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

| December 4, 2017

To receive benefits under the Social Security disability and SSI programs, you must have physical or mental health problems (or a combination of problems) severe enough to keep you from working in any regular, paying job for at least 12 months. The test is not whether you can go back to your old job. The […]

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