Queer Culture: Detroit Detroit is known as a creative global leader. Queer innovators are at the forefront of the creative class. DJS, producers, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, etc. are part of a dynamic movement. We are here to engage members of this culture, support them and introduce them to…YOU. We hope that we can be a great resource for those that are a part of this revolution. Create. Expose. Discover. Grow. Live. Wink’s mission is to provide exposure for queer culture in and around Detroit. Wink will focus on the events, artists, music and people that are just beneath the surface, providing those with discerning taste a gateway to tastemakers! Enjoy!
We are sad to report that House Music pioneer Frankie Knuckles has died. He was instrumental in the formation and popularization of Chicago House Music and had a great career as a producer. Chicago-based 5 Magazine reported that he passed away at home last night at age 52. One of our favorite tracks, The Whistle Song, brings back […]
Here at W.E.T. Women’s Entertainment Team we aim to celebrate FEMME LOVE in Detroit! (changing the world) We strive to create a safe space that centers the diversity LGBTQI of Women. We’re often told to be passive, conform, and to not be who we are–fuck that! W.E.T. doesn’t just throw parties. Our themes come with […]
WINK and DATSWOTSUP! are proud to announceFIERCE HOT MESS: Deep In Vogue Face, hands, walk, drop. It’s all about voguing. We know YOU know how to do it; no one gives face like you. When it comes to ballroom/vogue culture, no one provides a better soundtrack than NYC’s MikeQ!! MikeQ is one of the leading […]
“In a historic ruling that provided a huge morale boost to the gay-rights movement, U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman today struck down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage, making it the 18th state in the nation to allow gays and lesbians to join in matrimony, just like their heterosexual counterparts.” Boom! http://www.freep.com/article/20140321/NEWS06/303210121/Judge-strikes-down-Michigan-ban-gay-marriage-state-asks-stay
FreshCorp and Wink present ROUGH TRADE Featuring Honey Soundsystem Honey Soundsystem is a collective of disc jockeys, musicians, performers and designers based in San Francisco. They bond over our shared love of timeless sound, iconic imagery,the complete look, indulgent behavior, and most of all, attractive men. Since forming in January 2006, Honey Soundsystem […]