After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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Viewpoint: No PrEP For Me!

By Al Cunningham For some time now, I've been doing a not-so-slow burn as the last phase of a remarkable revolution takes place. With the recent release of the CDC's (U.S. Centers for Disease Control [...]

By |2014-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2014|Opinions, Viewpoints|

When A Lesbian Becomes A Man

By Shelby Clark Petkus Diana and Jacob Anderson-Minshall {BLURB What happens to a lesbian couple when one of them becomes a man? That very scenario was experienced by Diana and Jacob (nee Suzy) Anderson-Minshall [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|Michigan, News|

When A Lesbian Becomes A Man

By Shelby Clark Petkus Diana and Jacob Anderson-Minshall What happens to a lesbian couple when one of them becomes a man? That very scenario was experienced by Diana and Jacob (nee Suzy) Anderson-Minshall and [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|National, News|

News You Should Know July 29, 2014

BTL Staff INDIANA - Announced on Friday the Indiana chapter of the ACLU will not file a lawsuit to compel the state to recognize same-sex weddings that were performed when marriage equality was briefly legal. [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:53:49-05:00July 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

LGBT Church Leader Meets At White House

PASADENA, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A White House meeting with LGBT leaders from around the nation to discuss {URL healthcare issues https://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=65099} was "an incredible event, absolutely remarkable," said Rev. Rick Eisenlord, the openly gay [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|National, News|

LGBT Church Leader Meets At White House

PASADENA, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A White House meeting with LGBT leaders from around the nation to discuss {URL healthcare issues https://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=65099} was "an incredible event, absolutely remarkable," said Rev. Rick Eisenlord, the openly gay [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|Michigan, News|

LGBT Activists Attacked In Toronto

By BTL Staff Pink News reports that LGBT rights activists were attacked and told to leave a recent Toronto event held by Rob Ford. The activists had been protesting the controversial Toronto mayor's alleged homophobia. [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|International, News|

Breaking Through The Bro Code

By Emell Derra Adolphus Stronger than a "man crush," and somewhere between a love affair and fist bump, is a "bromance," explains author Michael DeAngelis. The term is meant to describe a bond between two [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment|

MAC Hosts Annual Pub Crawl

By Shelby Clark Petkus Ready to party? Michigan AIDS Coalition hosts its much anticipated 18th Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl on Friday, July 25. The "Original Crawl" or "the BIG ONE," as MAC refers to it, [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment|

Biking For Equal Rights

FERNDALE - Affirmations, Michigan's community center for LGBTs and their allies, are biking from Detroit to Ann Arbor on Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 10 a.m., to educate and encourage others to take action in [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment|

Rue De Fleurus

Across 1 Perfect serves from Mauresmo 5 Popular variety of nuts 10 Sucker or suckee? 14 Kid needing a butt-whipping 15 "___ ear, and out the other" 16 Meat that goes in your boxers 17 [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|

A Tiny Musical Miracle

By Carolyn Hayes To bring in top tourist dollars, Broadway producers need something that must be seen to be believed. But how does such a show even get to the stage, when investors must believe, [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

Quirky Musical Pleases Eye, Ear

By John Quinn Caitlin Lester-Sams, Mary Teutsch, Stephen Guarino and Eric Potter in "[title of show]." Photo: Farmers Alley Theatre Here's to the exciting life of the drama critic. This one drove five hours, [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

HTJ Pride Picnic Preview

It's the centerpiece of Detroit's weeklong black gay pride celebration. The pride picnic, which takes place Saturday in Palmer Park, has been a crowd favorite since Hotter Than July began in 1996. It's attracted tens [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Michigan, News|

LGBTs Connect At Netroots Nation

By Chuck Colbert More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders and journalists from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Michigan, News|

HTJ Schedule: Warming Up Detroit

By Shelby Clark Petkus Hotter Than July, Detroit's black gay pride festival, continues its 19th anniversary this week with further celebrations. HTJ's famous Film Festival runs from 5:30 p.m. to 12:20 a.m. on July 24 [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Michigan, News|