Humorous Lesbians Take Toledo: Comedian Poppy Champlin and her Queer Queens of Quomedy Are Laughing at Stereotypes

There’s a long-held rumor that lesbians aren’t funny— but like most rumors, uncovering the truth isn’t difficult. Just talk to an actual lesbian, like veteran comedian Poppy Champlin. Champlin, who boasts appearances on Showtime, LOGO, VH-1, Comedy Central and Oprah and the title of America’s Funniest Real Woman from The Joan Rivers Show, is heading

Five Philanthropic 5Ks to Participate in This Summer

Looking for a way to improve your fitness and benefit your community? Lace up your running shoes, grab a bottle of water and check out these five philanthropic 5Ks taking place in the Toledo area this spring and summer.  1. Girls on the Run | May 20 Girls on the Run aims to “inspire girls

Policing the Police: Get to know your Civilian Police Review Board

A common policy goal for civil liberties advocates and Black Lives Matter organizers, a Civilian’s Police Review Board acts as an independent agency for reviewing allegations of police abuse.   Toledo City Council first established such a board in 1991— but like many volunteer city boards, its tenure over the years has been dotted with

Mud Hens and Jeff: A Nacho-Wrecking Good Game

So the Toledo Mud Hens have given me a media pass for the whole season— complete with field and locker room privileges. It’s this powerful and exciting access that I naturally don’t deserve, but I am going to make good use of it, nonetheless. Over the course of the season, I will be attending as

Egg-cellent Options: Who’s Open For Easter Brunch In Toledo?

Love a great family meal on Easter but don’t want the hassle of big meal mess and cleanup? Take the holiday celebration somewhere else this Sunday, April 16 while still hanging out with family and friends. Enjoy afternoon brunch with your loved ones at some of Toledo’s best area restaurants. Here’s a list of who’s