Dear Christine, Pity Party in Plymouth

Dear Christine,  I am getting older and I feel completely out of the scene I am overweight and feel unattractive. I have been single for six years now and miss having a relationship. I also live in the burbs and feel so disconnected. So I am feeling kinda disenfranchised, pathetic and lonely.  Okay enough of the pity party.  But seriously,…

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

TALK ABOUT STRIP-CLUB VISITS DISTRESSES FEMALE WORKER QUESTION: I’m one of only a few female workers in an office of mostly guys. A couple of men who sit near me often talk about women in what I feel is a demeaning way, focusing on their assessment of a woman’s appearance. A while back, they were laughing loudly as they discussed…

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Dear Christine, Femme in Franklin

Dear Christine, Do I Have Lesbian Repellant? I’m very femme. I couldn’t stop looking girly if I tried and I wouldn’t anyways.. I love my aesthetic of Curled Hair, Pin-Up looks. I have all kinds of “macho” skills but I appear to be a “Straight” gal to other Lesbians. I’ll admit I’m newly Out…. It’s always been nearly impossible to…

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

MORE ON ‘FREE’ WORK – THE EMPLOYEE WHO VOLUNTEERS QUESTION: I work for a non-profit that helps people who are victims of abuse and sexual assault. We are repeatedly told we have to keep our hours down, and overtime is not approved. Some of my work needs more time and attention to detail than I’m allowed. I’m willing to volunteer…

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Time to winterize!, MI Homes by Heidi

As winter winds start to howl this season, taking a few simple precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs and fewer homeowner insurance claims. With temps in the single digits and below, the biggest risk is water damage created by pipes that become frozen and burst. While in most cases insurance companies will cover the cost of burst…

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Ask the Lawyer, Tit for Tat?

TIT FOR TAT? WORKER’S REFUSAL TO COVER TATTOO COSTS HIM HIS JOB QUESTION: I work at a large retailer. Several weeks ago, I got a tattoo of the Virgin of Guadeloupe on my forearm. She is the patron saint of Mexico; I wanted to show my solidarity with the many Mexicans (and others) being deported. My boss told me to…

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