Stuck on You

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 What a knight takes to go clubbing? 5 Stick it to 10 160 rods 14 Type of history 15 Kane in "All My Children" 16 Like so 17 Ian McKellen and Elton John [...]

Ringwald Completes Epic Tale

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

By John Quinn The Great Messenger (Cara Trautman) and The Messenger (Bailey Boudreau) in The Ringwald Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's two-part masterpiece, "Angels in America." Photo: Brandy Joe Plambeck. The complete title of [...]

How The Other Half Drinks

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

By Carolyn Hayes Harmer "Laundry & Bourbon" and "Lone Star" continue at The Snug through Sept. 21. Photo: The Snug Theatre Gather enough evidence surrounding a thing, and you'll get an idea of the [...]

Introduction: Political Hors D’oeuvre

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

What Is Political Hors D'oeuvre? This series will bring you bite size nuggets from the political and governmental world and contextualize it within LGBT equality issues and the broader progressive agenda. The name comes from [...]

Bureaucratic Follies

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Secretary of State Agrees to Stop Enforcing Constitutionally Vague Vanity Plate Law Keep an eye out in Ann Arbor for a Michigan issued vanity plate reading WAR SUX. The Secretary of State has agreed to [...]

Baird To The Bone

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Richard Baird, a top advisor to Gov. Rick Snyder, is tossing his weight around the capitol these days. Baird, who was at the center of a property tax and voting scandal just before the GOP's [...]

Gays Against Gary Glenn

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Michigan, News|

By AJ Trager Mark LaChey, chair of the LGBT&A Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party, and candidate Joan Brausch of the 98th district at the 2014 Democratic Nominating Convention speaking to the LGBT&A Caucus. BTL [...]

AIDS Walk Locations

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Detroit/Royal Oak Sept. 14 Time: Registration from 8:30-11:00 a.m. Walk 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Location: Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile Road. Free. http://aidswalkdetroit.kintera.org/faf/help/helpEventInfo.asp?ievent=1105220&lis=1&kntae1105220=FEF966F7841747C89758946F0D9711EA Grand Rapids Sept. 13 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Rosa Parks Circle, [...]

Transmissions: School Days

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith Summer is quickly turning to autumn, and the only proof of this beyond the local coffee shop pulling out their pumpkin spice is the doors of all the local schools being [...]

Women’s Colleges Address Transgender Applicants

By | 2014-09-11T09:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|National, News|

By BTL Staff BOSTON - Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as higher education institutions demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for the changing society. Mills College in Oakland, Calif. recently became the [...]