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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Update: Trans Teenager Stabbed In Back

AJ Trager WASHINGTON D.C. - UPDATE: The U.S. Attorney's office upheld the decision to classify Klaiber's stabbing of the 15-year-old girl as a hate crime. Superior Court Judge Karen Howze has ordered Klaiber to be [...]

By |2014-08-01T09:00:00-04:00August 1st, 2014|National, News|

Harry Potter Helps Reduce Prejudice

By AJ Trager NATIONAL - Aside from defeating Lord Voldemort and restoring peace to the world, Harry Potter is also helping to reduce prejudice and bigotry against the LGBT and immigrant communities. In a recent [...]

By |2014-08-01T09:00:00-04:00August 1st, 2014|International, News|

Uganda Invalidates Anti-Gay Law

AP Ugandan citizens celebrate gay pride 2014 UGANDA - A Ugandan court on Friday [Aug 1] invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:12:33-05:00August 1st, 2014|International, News|

All Hail The Drag Queen

By Tony Lowe As a young gay man just starting to hit the scene, it was common to see a drag queen. Then, I had barely even heard of RuPaul, let alone known of her [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Michigan Goes To Ohio

By Shelby Clark Petkus The Ninth Gay Games will be coming to the Great Lakes this August with the Cleveland Gay Games. Considered the "LGBT Olympics," the event first began in 1982 when Dr. Tom [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Guides, Travel|

Tips For Your Market Days Trip

By Jerome Stuart Nichols Each summer for the past 32 years, queers, freaks and friends from around the world converge on downtown Chicago to shop, eat and dance during the Midwest's largest street fair, Market [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Guides, Travel|

BTL Aug. 5 Primary Endorsements

Four openly gay candidates are running in the Aug. 5 Michigan primary. From left, Rudy Serra, Jon Hoadley and Jeremy Moss are running for State Representative seats. Garnet Lewis is running for State Senate. File [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Michigan, News|

Marriage Equality: A Small Recap

By BTL Staff CINCINNATI - The Defense Against Marriage Act was struck down just over a year ago with the Windsor v. United States ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States. Since then, [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|National, News|

News You Should Know July 31, 2014

BTL Staff GREENVILLE S.C. - Six same-sex couples plan to ask the Greenville County Probate Court for marriage licenses. The court is under the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled July 28 that [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|