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The Time I Had to Follow Bono

Greg Schwem | Posted 12.05.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Kudos to the artists who quickly filled in for U2 frontman Bono at the recent World AIDS Day event in New York City. Billed on the band's website as ...

To The Stranger Who Ruined My Son's Day -- And Taught Him An Important Lesson

Jennifer Ball | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Ball

You opened your mouth and schooled my son on what it's like to be on the receiving end of ill-timed, inappropriate words. You helped me do what is one of my least favorite jobs as a parent: you thickened up his skin, made my sweet boy a little bit tougher.

Detroit Bankruptcy Is About Union Busting, Not Being Bankrupt

Paul Alexander | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Paul Alexander

The fights between Wisconsin Governor Rick Scott and the public employees are well known, and Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder may be more under-the-radar than his neighbor to the West, but is in many ways cut from the same cloth.

Reimagining the American Dream

James Michael Angelo | Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices
James Michael Angelo

I had everything I thought I wanted: a thriving career, a corporate American Express card, a boyfriend, a dog and an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. But I was still running from the feeling of never being good enough. Eventually I cracked.

The 3 Most Failed Businesses (Infographic)

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.12.2013 | Small Business
Ebong Eka

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Something To Celebrate: 14 Of The Best LGBT Moments Of The Week: October 7 - October 13

Posted 12.13.2012 | Gay Voices

With so much hate continually aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, we like to take a moment every once in a while to highlig...

'Glee' Star Joins Amway Boycott

Posted 10.12.2012 | Gay Voices

"Glee" star Jane Lynch has joined the ongoing boycott against Amway after the Michigan-based direct selling company's president was revealed to have m...

Rich DeVos Recuperating After Stroke

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Detroit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Orlando Magic owner and Amway Inc. co-founder Rich DeVos is recuperating following what was described as a mild stroke last mon...

9 Other Individuals, Companies And Organizations Besides Chick-Fil-A That Have Funded Anti-LGBT Politics

Posted 08.30.2012 | Gay Voices

Unless you've been living in an end-of-days bunker waiting for the zombie apocalypse, you probably know about the Chick-fil-A controversy that ignited...

'Scandalous': An Amway Heir Enters the Broadway World

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

It's hard getting money for a Broadway musical. So ridiculously rich people need to be involved. Long ago the wealthy were often content to act as nameless investors; now they increasingly want a producing credit.

You Can Give, But You Can't Hide -- The Amway Boycott

Fred Karger | Posted 10.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

After much consideration and discussion, Rights Equal Rights has decided to declare a global boycott of Amway and its parent Alticor.

Another Company Follows Chick-Fil-A

Posted 08.07.2012 | Gay Voices

Amway, the Michigan-based direct selling company, has been linked to an anti-gay marriage group, and now a prominent activist for the lesbian, gay, bi...

Meet Michigan's Billionaires

Posted 03.07.2012 | Detroit

On Forbes list of 2012's worldwide billionaires, released Wednesday, Michiganders took only 11 of the record 1,226 spots. None of the Michiganders' ne...

Beware the "Main Street Bubble" of Multi-Level Marketing groups without U.S. Government Protection

Steven Hassan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Hassan

Quixtar, a former subsidiary of Amway, one of the largest multi-level marketing (MLM) companies in the world, has agreed to a $150 million class action settlement.

ACLU Files Complaint Over April ICE Raid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in Denver is filing a formal complaint over an April immigration raid that led to dozens of arrests. "This ...

McCain's Economic Solution: Everybody an Amway Distributor

Bruce McCall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce McCall

"Every American should buy an Amway distributorship, sit back and watch the cash pour in," the Arizona senator declared. "I've studied almost every page of the Amway pamphlet. Everybody will get rich."