Marriage Equality and Proposition 8

By | 2017-10-31T23:08:46+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "Although the Constitution permits communities to enact most laws they believe to be desirable, it requires that there be at least a legitimate reason for the passage of a [...]

Glitter bombs and discrimination

By | 2018-01-16T10:08:55+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Compiled by Howard Israel S/he Said "Our first Poll Position topic is the glitter bomb. The tactic has divided the LGBT community with some celebrating the flamboyant, performative nature of the activism and others arguing [...]

Washington gov signs law; NJ Senate passes bill

By | 2017-10-31T23:08:12+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

By Lisa Keen In a sometimes emotional ceremony Monday morning, Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire signed the freshly passed marriage equality bill, telling a crowded gathering at the State House that same-sex couples "will no longer [...]

Mitt Romney

By | 2017-10-31T23:08:12+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Creep of the Week It makes me sad that there are LGBT people in America who will vote for Mitt Romney should he get the wet bar of soap that is the Republican nomination. I [...]

Playing with fear

By | 2017-10-31T23:08:12+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

By Eric W. Rader This year, the chasm between Democratic and Republican ideals is as large as it has ever been. In the race for president, the Republicans have put forward a field of candidates [...]

Pages Past Tense #1

By | 2017-10-31T23:08:12+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Opinions|

Parting Glances I keep on my laptop desk a corner of chalky red brick. It's all that's left of Cassboro Apartments, 444 Peterboro, Detroit. I found this memento among broken boards, shattered glass of the [...]

Taylor-Made Advice

By | 2018-01-16T13:22:09+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Across 1 One that may be beaten 5 Demonstrated heterosexuality 9 Answer to "Who's there?" 14 Coin on the Continent 15 It was gauche, for Debussy 16 Henri's boyfriends 17 St. Patrick's land 18 Tight-assed [...]

No wardrobe malfunction at The Gem

By | 2018-01-16T01:02:32+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

By John Quinn Rarely does a play's title sum up its theme as succinctly as does "Love, Loss, and What I Wore," a satisfying bit of satin and lace by the formable author-playwright-screenwriter sister act [...]

A pair of queens that’s hard to beat

By | 2017-10-31T23:07:38+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

By Martin F. Kohn Think of "Mary Stuart" as the history play Shakespeare could never write. It takes place in England in 1587; all of its characters are Shakespeare's contemporaries, including Queen Elizabeth, the villain [...]

Petitioning for change

By | 2017-11-07T19:30:02+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Michigan, News|

By Jim Larkin HOLLAND - An 18-year-old Hope College freshman is trying to accomplish what groups of influential alumni, students and community leaders could not: Convince Hope College officials to become more accepting and supportive [...]

The Kate Clinton Q&A

By | 2017-10-31T23:07:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Times like this - election years, when politics are a comedian's punching-bag - were made for Kate Clinton, who has hilariously riffed on 30 years of stupid presidents and right-winged morons. She's at it again [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2017-10-31T23:07:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente 'Downton Abbey' matriarch cage match! The only thing that could possibly be better than watching "Downton Abbey"'s Maggie Smith, as the Dowager Countess, stop the rest of the cast dead in [...]

Meditate, Pisces!

By | 2017-10-31T23:07:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes The planet of dreams and mystery, Nepture, fresh into his own sign Pisces, will take a year or two to get used to. Logic's no help here; trust your intuitions [...]

Welcome to your city page!

By | 2018-01-15T22:53:21+00:00 February 17th, 2012|Neighborhoods|

Welcome to your new Between The Lines News city page. On this page we will feature your town the way you think about it. We will strive to bring together diverse information, news stories, events [...]