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Detroit: Motown, Coney Dogs and Art

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 23
Sure, you'll have to meander through blocks of abandoned houses and lots, but look beyond and discover a city on the brink of a new generation. And grab a Coney dog while you're at it.

Go for the Food: Detroit

FOOD/DRINK | By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 16
In Michigan and a few other places, coney is a generic term for hot dogs topped with onions, mustard and chili. Head to Detroit for coneys sold by two long-time rivals: Lafayette Coney Island and American Coney Island.

Ruth Ellis Center Holds "Voices" to Benefit LGBT Youth

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
On Sept. 12, Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center will raise funds to keep LGBT kids safe at their annual fundraising event "Voices."

Detroit Police Investigate Connections Between Shootings of LGBT Men

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Police in Detroit are investigating whether or not recent shootings (one fatal) of three men had anything to do with their sexuality.

Teen Arrested in Attack During Gay Pride Event

CRIME | Jun 14
A 16-year-old has been arrested in the videotaped beating of a man during gay pride celebration in downtown Detroit.

Gay Man Beaten During Detroit Gay Pride

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 10
A gay man was beaten by a group of young men in an alleged bias attack Sunday just blocks from Detroit’s gay pride parade.

Fun. Raises Funds for LGBT Youth at Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 26
The Grammy award-winning band fun. launched a campaign to raise $250,000 to build a community health center for the Ruth Ellis Center, which provides housing, meals, clothing and medical services for LGBT youth in need in Detroit.

Marketing of Detroit Heats Up Despite Bankruptsy

By Corey Williams | Oct 25
Convincing top executives that Detroit is a comeback city where they should hold company meetings and conventions could only be characterized as the most monumental of pitches or the slickest of con jobs.

Michigan’s 2004 Gay Marriage Ban Faces Challenge

NATIONAL | By Ed White | Oct 16
Two Detroit-area nurses wanted to adopt each other’s children, not rewrite Michigan law on gay marriage. But their lawsuit could end up overturning a 2004 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage that passed by a landslide.

Wanda Sykes to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

HOME | Sep 2
The Ruth Ellis Center will host its second annual benefit Voices with special celebrity guest Wanda Sykes to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

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