Queen Pardons Gay WWII Code Breaker

By | 2014-08-27T09:00:00+00:00 August 27th, 2014|International, News|

BTL Staff ENGLAND - The Queen of England herself, Queen Elizabeth II granted a Royal pardon for internationally acclaimed British codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing. Turing took his own life in 1954 after being [...]

Couple Wins Wedding Venue Dispute

By | 2014-08-27T09:00:00+00:00 August 27th, 2014|National, News|

BTL Staff ST. PAUL, Minn. - After initially turning away a young same-sex couple, a Minnesota lodge has agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception. Cole Frey, 20, and Adam Block, [...]

Landmark Bookstore In Philly To Reopen

By | 2014-08-27T09:00:00+00:00 August 27th, 2014|National, News|

BTL Staff PHILIDELPHIA - The nation's oldest gay bookstore will reopen next month in Philly after closing in May due to financial problems. Philly AIDS Thrift says it is taking over the shop previously called [...]

Michigan Education Groups Call For LGBT Rights

By | 2014-08-27T09:00:00+00:00 August 27th, 2014|Michigan, News|

By BTL Staff WDET reports that many Michigan colleges, universities and schools have officially endorsed the passing of protections for LGBT people in the state. Organizations representing these various groups join more than 50 business [...]

Rub One Out In Detroit

By | 2014-08-25T09:00:00+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Entertainment|

By Shelby Clark Petkus Detroit is known for a variety of foods: Coney Dogs, square pizza and Better Made chips. Detroit barbecue hasn't made its mark on the national consciousness yet, but Detroit's Rub BBQ [...]

Boy Killed By Mother For Playing With Dolls

By | 2014-08-22T09:00:00+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|National, News|

BTL Staff Warning: The following story contains graphic descriptions of torture and abuse. LOS ANGELES - Public records released Aug 18. indicated the traumatic torture and death of a young 8-year-old boy who was allegedly [...]

News You Should Know August 22, 2014

By | 2014-08-22T09:00:00+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

BTL Staff Florida Federal Judge Rules For Same-Sex Marriage Russia Forced To Allow Same-Sex Wedding TLC Star Says Transgender People Are Child Predators Boy Killed By Mother For Playing With Dolls

A Coming Of Gay Story

By | 2014-08-21T09:00:00+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Entertainment|

By AJ Trager 'Salve Regina: A Coming of Gay Story' 8 p.m. Aug. 22 Ringwald Theatre 22742 Woodward Ave,, Ferndale http://www.TheRingwald.com FERNDALE - It was Toni Morrison, famous Nobel Peace Prize 1993 winner and author, [...]

The Holy Trinity

By | 2014-08-21T09:00:00+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Entertainment|

By Jerome Stuart Nichols Michigan Pride Entertainment Schedule 2:30-3:30 p.m. Drag Show with Host Delicios 3:45-4:30 p.m. Kate Peterson of Nervous but Excited 4:30-5:45 p.m. Ronnie Nyles Band 5:45-6 p.m. Volunteer of the Year Award/Announcements [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2014-08-21T09:00:00+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente That Katharine Hepburn biopic is finally happening The fact that we had to have a J. Edgar Hoover movie before someone got around to a biopic about Katharine Hepburn is ridiculous, [...]

Blu Collar Worker

By | 2014-08-21T09:00:00+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Blow to the buttocks 5 "A Boy Named Sue" singer Johnny 9 "The Audacity of Hope" author 14 Hilary Swank's ex Chad 15 For-skin cream ingredient 16 Like Alexander Pope? 17 It makes [...]

Hurray For Hollywood?

By | 2014-08-21T09:00:00+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn Maggie O'Reilly, Julia Schroeder, Vince Sabatini, Alara Ceri, Charlie Newhart and Dan Brittain in "Hollywood Positive" at Go Comedy! Photo: SMyers Imagine the plight of the legendary soul who asked a [...]