Category: Michigan

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DSK Tied Up Weekend, Nov. 17-20

WATERFORD, Mich. — DSK proudly presents: Tied Up Weekend. A Complete weekend of ROPE and DEBAUCHERY featuring some of the most talented local rope artists in Michigan and beyond. Friday come join us for our social hour Meet & Greet. Find friends and maybe even a partner for the weekend. Friday is included in weekend package.…

Mr. Michigan Weekend Review

DOUGLAS, MI – This past weekend I had the pleasure of covering the Mr. Michigan Leather (MML) 2018 weekend at the Dunes Resort in Douglas Michigan. MML is a feeder contest to the International Mr. Leather contest held yearly in Chicago, IL. This was the fifth MML I have attended and it has become one…

Mr. Michigan Leather 2018 Contest Results

DOUGLAS, Mich. — This past weekend was Mr. Michigan Leather weekend (read my weekend review at this link) at the Dunes Resort in Douglas, Michigan. The weekend featured plenty of entertainment, education, & the centerpiece of the weekend, the Mr. Michigan Leather 2018 Contest. The Mr. Michigan Leather (MML) contest is the state’s feeder to International Mr. Leather held yearly in Chicago.

Group pushing to roll back transgender policy

JACKSON COUNTY, Mich. — A national anti-LGBTQ group is working to roll back a school district’s policy allowing a transgender boy use the boy’s bathroom, a Detroit-area newspaper reported. From Metro Weekly: Alliance Defending Freedom, an anti-gay group that is behind the bulk of challenges to pro-transgender policies in school districts throughout the nation, has…

Michigan civil rights commission tables adding LGBTQ

LANSING — Media reports on Tuesday said that the Michigan Civil Rights Commission tabled a request to add LGBTQ from the state’s ban on sex discrimination. From MLive: The request, put forward by Equality Michigan, asked the commission to issue an interpretative statement including protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in the confines of the…