Big Love For Lianne La Havas

Remember Alicia Keys before she became a big enough name to revive the BlackBerry brand and hold her own in a Jay-Z collaboration? Back in 2001, when she released her critically lauded Grammy-winning debut, "Songs [...]

By |2013-03-25T09:00:00-04:00March 25th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

The Lollipop Kid

By Anthony Paull Dating Diet "We need to stop at the Sugar Shop," I tell Greg. Meeting in Vegas for the weekend, we're ready for a night of dancing and debauchery when he reveals that [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Advice, Entertainment|

Once More Unto The Breach

By John Quinn American musical theater provides broad choices. The hot ticket in town right now is "The Book of Mormon," big, brash and raunchy. Compare that to "The Fantasticks," the enduring classic that first [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

Raise A Glass, Bend An Ear

By Carolyn Hayes To close its all-Irish season, The Abreact could not have made a more Irish-for-Irish's sake selection than "The Weir." Beer, whiskey, yarn spinning, and supernatural folklore are the foundation of playwright Conor [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

It’s Not An Easy Choice

OAKLAND The Oakland/Macomb Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in partnership with Oakland University Gender & Sexuality Center, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of Michigan and Northland Family Planning Clinic to present the second annual [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

March For Equality

Grand Rapids On March 26 and 27, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider two cases that are fundamentally about whether LGBT Americans should have the same rights as everyone else. Those two cases will decide [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

HIV Testing and Care

Here at BTL we feel the same betrayal, anger and frustration as many of our readers do, over the recent revelations that the Michigan Department of Community Health has been improperly collecting personal information about [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Opinion|