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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Launch Of TransGen Times

BY BTL STAFF NATIONAL - Late October, (TGT), based out of California, launched as centralized news source for the trans community. Pulling together related content in a Huffington Post style newspaper, TGT provides readers [...]

By |2014-11-11T09:00:00-05:00November 11th, 2014|National, News|

‘Tiger’ Tempts Young Audiences

By Judith Cookis Rubens Toddlers and preschoolers aren't exactly a sit-still bunch, and expecting rapt attention at the theater is asking a lot. So it's nice when a children's show provides ample opportunity for kids [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:00:00-05:00November 6th, 2014|Entertainment, Theater|

Antiques In Ann Arbor

By Shelby Clark Petkus Though the temperatures have cooled enough to put many different outside markets to rest, Ann Arbor will get a special one this winter. The Saline Antiques and Vintage Market brings an [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:00:00-05:00November 6th, 2014|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Michigan Prepares For 6th Circuit Decision

BY AJ TRAGER Michigan Equalitys Sommer Foster and Gina Calcagno from Michigan For Marriage, discuss the possible scenarios on the horizon once the 6th Circuit Federal Court ruling is in regarding same-sex marriage.The ruling is [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:00:00-05:00November 6th, 2014|Michigan, News|

Pride Planning For Hart Plaza Begins

The Motor City Pride Planning Committee announced its community meetings schedule Tuesday. The meetings are being held to review the 2014 festival and to gather ideas the 2015 Festival and Parade scheduled for June 6 [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:00:00-05:00November 6th, 2014|Michigan, News|

NCAVP 2013 Intimate Partner Violence Report

BY BTL STAFF NATIONAL - The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released their 2013 report on intimate partner violence (IPV) and it shows a continuing increase in IPV towards LGBT people. The team collected 2,697 [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:00:00-05:00November 6th, 2014|National, News|

Marriage Ban Upheld By 6th Circuit

Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer at Affirmations the evening of Day of the Decision where the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The court upheld that [...]

By |2014-11-06T09:00:00-05:00November 6th, 2014|Michigan, News|