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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New Website for Trans Empowerment

By BTL Staff MICHIGAN - A Michigan group launched a new website last week aimed at helping the transgender community with economic empowerment. The new website, sponsored by the Michigan Trans Economic Development Initiatives (MITEDI), [...]

By |2014-09-22T09:00:00-04:00September 22nd, 2014|Michigan, News|

Take Hope In Health

By Shelby Clark Petkus After its earlier success this year, Affirmations will again host a series of relationship skills classes along with HAVEN and Turning Point. Themed around health and wellness, the classes will have [...]

By |2014-09-18T09:00:00-04:00September 18th, 2014|Entertainment|

‘Angels’ We Have Heard On High

By John Quinn Harper (Meredith Deighton) and Prior (Bailey Boudreau) share a close moment together in The Ringwald Theatre's production of Tony Kushner's two-part masterpiece, "Angels in America." Photo: Brandy Joe Plambeck. "Putting the [...]

By |2014-09-18T09:00:00-04:00September 18th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

Gender Neutral Bathrooms May Come To Detroit

By BTL STAFF Equality Michigan and Connect2Protect - Detroit have launched an Indiegogo campaign called the Safer Sign Bathroom Initiative to increase the number of gender neutral bathrooms in Detroit. If successful in raising its [...]

By |2014-09-18T09:00:00-04:00September 18th, 2014|Michigan, News|

As Heard On Facebook

By BTL Staff Now that the governor's race is heating up, people are making their voices heard on Facebook. Governor Synder has been the direct target for angry Michiganders, while Mark Schauer (running for Governor) [...]

By |2014-09-18T09:00:00-04:00September 18th, 2014|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Pick Up A Furry Friend This Weekend

By BTL Staff The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) and the Detroit Zoological Society are hosting their fall 2014 "Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo" event this weekend. The adoption event has placed over 20,000 [...]

By |2014-09-17T09:00:00-04:00September 17th, 2014|Guides, Pets|

Memoir Chronicles Gay Writer’s Journey With Dog

By Shelby Clark Petkus Openly gay author Benoit Denizet-Lewis brings his observational writing to the world of pets with his recently published memoir, "Travels With Casey." "Travels With Casey" by Benoit Denizet-Lewis Denizet-Lewis begins his [...]

By |2014-09-17T09:00:00-04:00September 17th, 2014|Guides, Pets|

Fall Festivities For Furry Friends

Compiled By Shelby Clark Petkus Sept. 18-30 Wellness Clinic Presenting Organization: Tail Wagger's 1990 Tail Wagger's 1990 Wellness Center, 28402 Five Mile Road, Livonia Various times. New center offers spaying, neutering and more. Sept. [...]

By |2018-01-15T19:26:41-05:00September 17th, 2014|Guides, Pets|