El Nuevo Mojito

By | 2018-01-15T21:58:43+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|

by Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter "We're in the port of Old San Juan / We have a boat we can sleep on / Hundreds of drag queens in full bloom / Hundreds of fat men [...]

Take initiative, Sagittarius!

By | 2018-01-16T11:31:45+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Venus entering Gemini boosts charm and facilitates communications, but hard aspects to Sun, Neptune and Mars can make her too eager, egotistical and assertive. Real help and empathy require slowing [...]

Not Quite Urbane

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 Lesbos, e.g. 5 Places for tools 10 Todd Oldham designs 14 Broadway light 15 Lily Tomlin, for one 16 Sitcom radio station 17 Good at evasion 18 Shelley Duvall role in "Popeye" 19 [...]

The route to comic delight: ‘M 5’

By | 2018-01-16T11:29:23+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Entertainment|

By John Quinn The "etude" in music is an instrumental composition, usually short; usually, but not necessarily, complex. The word means "study" in French, and they are generally practice pieces for the novice performer. They [...]

Out of Town: Memphis and Nashville

By | 2018-01-16T17:34:09+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Guides|

by Andrew Collins Although they're the two largest cities of a decidedly conservative state, Memphis memphistravel.com and especially Nashville visitmusiccity.com have developed into popular destinations among gay and lesbian travelers in recent years. Both cities [...]

Two murders in Detroit

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

At press time, Between The Lines is still gathering information on two separate killings that occurred over the past week in Detroit. Dimetrez Griffin, 37, was found beaten to death in his apartment at the [...]

Trevor For Congress releases record breaking numbers

By | 2018-01-15T17:37:08+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

GRAND RAPIDS - West Michigan native and Democratic Congressional candidate Trevor Thomas (MI-3) released record breaking finance numbers ahead of his first filing with the Federal Election Commission due on April 15. Thomas, who is [...]

Lesbians work it out on the job

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

TROY - Many women, despite being out to everyone in their workplace, are still uncomfortable in their immediate environment and would like their company to provide more education around LGBT issues. This is according to [...]

Wedding expo returns to Livonia Marriott

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

BTL staff LIVONIA - Pride Source Media Group and Detroit Marriott Livonia will once again co-host "Celebrate the Power of Love: A Wedding Expo for Same-Sex Couples on Sunday, April 29, from 1 p.m. to [...]

Oakland Community College to host LGBT speakers in April

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

Oakland Community College hosts two presentations discussing aspects of the LGBT community this April, sponsored by the university's Student Life Office, Campus Diversity Committee, SAFE and and the Womencenter. Oakland's Auburn Hills campus will present [...]

Federal ban on marriage challenged

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

by Chuck Colbert Keen News Service BOSTON - When a panel of three judges on a federal appeals court hears arguments against the federal Defense of Marriage Act, three openly gay lawyers will argue the [...]

National Organization for Marriage

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Opinions|

Creep of the Week Hey girlfriend, what are you wearing to the race war? Some sexy camouflage chaps, perhaps? A rainbow stripped Kevlar vest? Wait, haven't you heard? The National Organization for Marriage is sponsoring [...]

Pages past tense #5

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Opinions|

Parting Glances During my Cass Tech High freshman year I was active in the Voice of Christian Youth, a nationwide evangelical outreach that held rallies "on the Devil's Saturday night" at Detroit's Masonic Temple. Witnessing [...]

Universal discrimination

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Opinions|

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith Viewpoint A transgender woman, Jenna Talackova, ended up as a finalist in the Miss Universe Canada pageant, likely the first known transgender finalist in Miss Universe - or at least the [...]

Santorum bows out

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum was one of the most virulently anti-gay candidates in the large field of Republican presidential wannabes who started out last year. And most political observers said early [...]

Santorum bows out

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum was one of the most virulently anti-gay candidates in the large field of Republican presidential wannabes who started out last year. And most political observers said early [...]

Santorum bows out

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum was one of the most virulently anti-gay candidates in the large field of Republican presidential wannabes who started out last year. And most political observers said early [...]

Santorum bows out

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum was one of the most virulently anti-gay candidates in the large field of Republican presidential wannabes who started out last year. And most political observers said early [...]

Santorum bows out

By | 2012-04-05T09:00:00+00:00 April 5th, 2012|News|

By Lisa Keen Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum was one of the most virulently anti-gay candidates in the large field of Republican presidential wannabes who started out last year. And most political observers said early [...]