These awards have been sponsored by the Library of Michigan since 2004, but go back almost 25 years. Each year judges pick 20 Notable Michigan books "reflective of Michigan's diverse ethnic, historical, literary, and cultural experience."
Since I was a young boy, I knew I had one important mission in life -- to be a father. Parenthood did not seem possible, or easy, for gay people ... until yesterday.
The author near the Capitol, in Havana, with some of Cuba's famous old American cars, most of which are used in one way or another as taxis. I spent...
As the election year progresses, many candidates in both parties and at every level will say it. Child-welfare professionals work mightily to make it a reality. Our country's laws and policies are intended to promote its essential truth: Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, permanent and loving family.
Who's the bully: Someone who retaliates in kind against a public figure? Or someone who targets innocent families and children with anti-LGBT policies and language claiming they somehow represent the fall of America?
My father is still a conservative republican. He still has his views and beliefs, many of which I disagree with. But his worldview has been forever changed. He's forever changed. As I sat there in the passenger seat of that rental car, I took a moment to reflect and let it sink in.
Get ready New York City - Ron and Laura Grawsill of Bakersfield, California are going to be taking over for the next week.
If you are in a loving, committed relationship, then you have probably been asked a million times "why don't you get married?" But there are lots of couples who choose to be together indefinitely without a marriage ceremony.
People have said to us there are more important things to worry about than our civil rights during this election year, yes are there other things to worry about but don't trivialize civil rights, especially if you've never had to fight for yours!
If your financial advisers are supposed to work as fiduciaries (that is, putting your interests ahead of their own), yet support presidential candidates who want to make us second class citizens again, are they really serving your best interests?
I used to think this issue was a gray area, but no more. This issue is black and white. The issue of love is black and white. You either love or you don't.
Yes, we certainly need to move on. But taking a look at past actions can make sure that history doesn't repeat itself.
At a January 21 press conference in New York to promote his upcoming fight against Tim Bradley, Manny Pacquiao was asked what he thought about Republi...
Today, a conversation between Mette Ivie Harrison and Kendall Wilcox, cofounder with Erika Munson of Mormons Building Bridges.
In cruising you carve out these intimacies from public spaces. All of Whitman's poems are about cruising. All of Whitman's poems are about walking through the crowded streets of Manhattan and finding that one person with whom he can have an intimate encounter which, even though it is fleeting, has an infinite significance.
Although at the present time it's kind of hard to believe, there is a faction of the Republican Party which looks towards the future and sees some very problematic demographic shifts awaiting it.