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El Nuevo Mojito

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T21:58:43-05:00April 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Take initiative, Sagittarius!

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:31:45-05:00April 5th, 2012|Entertainment|

Not Quite Urbane

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 [...]

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

The route to comic delight: ‘M 5’

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:29:23-05:00April 5th, 2012|Entertainment|

Out of Town: Memphis and Nashville

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 [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:34:09-05:00April 5th, 2012|Guides|

Two murders in Detroit

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 [...]

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

Trevor For Congress releases record breaking numbers

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 [...]

By |2018-01-15T17:37:08-05:00April 5th, 2012|News|

Lesbians work it out on the job

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 [...]

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

Wedding expo returns to Livonia Marriott

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 [...]

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

Oakland Community College to host LGBT speakers in April

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 [...]

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

Federal ban on marriage challenged

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 [...]

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

National Organization for Marriage

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 [...]

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

Pages past tense #5

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 [...]

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

Universal discrimination

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 [...]

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

Santorum bows out

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 [...]

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

Santorum bows out

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 [...]

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

Santorum bows out

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 [...]

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

Santorum bows out

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 [...]

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

Santorum bows out

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 [...]

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