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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Screen Queen

Pride "Pride," you ain't foolin' nobody. So fine, strip all traces of gayness from your box art, but no closet can hide the fact that you, by title alone, are an exploding rainbow of gay. [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Entertainment|

Even Stephen

Across 1 Manger for Mary's boy 5 E with a queer orientation 10 Biggest of three bears 14 Columnist Barrett 15 Richard Chamberlain's The ___ Birds 16 Pigged out (on) 17 Start of a quote [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

KGLRC Announces 2014 REACH Award Winners

BY BTL STAFF KALAMAZOO - West Michigan LGBT people and allies were recognized at the annual honoring of the REACH Awards. These individuals and groups were awarded for their continued advocacy work in furthering LGBT [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Tobacco Usage In The LGBT Community

By Alicia 'Kunto' Howard At Creating Change, the largest national LGBTQ conference, I collected data around willingness to stop smoking tobacco. I collected the opinions of smokers who identify as LGBT to discover their thoughts [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

IT All Starts With ‘Hello’

By Nathan Strickland I had the opportunity to attend the 27th Annual National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change in Denver, Colorado. It was my first time attending a conference, let alone on a national [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Stonewall Calendars

BY Kathleen LaTosch The older I get, the more I realize two things: I know very little and history is inextricably wound up in the present -- even more than all of us will probably [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Transmissions: Trans Dehumanization

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith Humans have a great ability to show empathy. When a pair of terrorists gunned down twelve people at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hedbo, people fell over themselves to declare "Je [...]

By |2015-02-19T09:00:00-05:00February 19th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|