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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You Can See Right Through Her

Across 1 Bunch of stallions 5 People in flaming pants? 10 Seeks answers 14 Lube ingredient 15 Ganges country 16 Like a virgin 17 Character of 27-Across 20 U.K. member 21 Prominent cock 22 Slinger's [...]

By |2015-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Flint Exhibit To Feature Transgender Stories

BY BTL STAFF FLINT - "Pioneering Voices: Portraits of Transgender People," a traveling art exhibit including photographs and interviews with trans people of all ages, their partners and their children, is coming to Metro Detroit. [...]

By |2015-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Syphilis In The News

In 2013, the CDC reported that U.S. cases of syphilis had increased 10 percent. Three quarters of those cases were among men who have sex with men (MSM) -- which directly accounted for the significant [...]

By |2015-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Between Ourselves: Maddie Adams

BY AJ TRAGER DEARBORN HEIGHTS - Maddie Adams, 22, is a regular volunteer at Affirmations, answering phones and assisting members of the staff. She has been interested in LGBT activism for many years, including working [...]

By |2015-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Wedding Bells For Michigan Grow Louder

This June the U.S. Supreme Court will finally decide whether to extend full marriage rights to same-sex couples nationwide, and it will be Michigan's DeBoer v. Snyder case that will help determine the outcome. Anticipation, [...]

By |2015-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Stating The Obvious

by Gwendolyn Ann Smith This January President Barack Obama ascended to the speaker's rostrum in the chamber of the United States House of Representatives to deliver the 2015 State of the Union address to the [...]

By |2015-02-12T09:00:00-05:00February 12th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Michigan LGBTQA Career Fair Coming March 5

DEARBORN - Corporate leaders increasingly recognize that a diverse workforce provides them with a competitive edge. These leaders and their corporate recruiters want LGBT people to join their talent pool. Connecting corporate recruiters with Michigan's [...]

By |2015-02-11T09:00:00-05:00February 11th, 2015|Michigan, News|