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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Annual Day Of Silence

BY BTL STAFF On April 17, students from around the world will remain silent for all or part of the school day to bring attention to the name-calling, discrimination, bullying and harassment experienced by LGBT [...]

By |2015-04-17T09:00:00-04:00April 17th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Discrimination In The Lord’s Name

By Yoruba Richen When I began documenting the same-sex marriage quest in Maryland which ultimately became the award-winning film, "The New Black," I was intrigued by the many nuances explored and positions justified when people [...]

By |2015-04-15T09:00:00-04:00April 15th, 2015|Opinion|

Transmissions: A Restroom, A Symbol

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith In November 2011, I found myself making a whirlwind trip to Washington, D.C. to be part of a meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The Eisenhower Executive Office Building, for [...]

By |2015-04-15T09:00:00-04:00April 15th, 2015|Opinion|

Dievendorf Leaves Equality Michigan

?Article 70997 For the fifth time in less than a decade, Equality Michigan is without an executive director. Last week, Emily Dievendorf left the organization. She has led the agency since the departure of Denise [...]

By |2015-04-15T09:00:00-04:00April 15th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Policing Gender And Sexuality In 2015

BY AJ TRAGER Dani Woods, the LGBT liaison for the Detroit Police Department. Photo: AJ Trager DETROIT - Historically, the LGBT community has had a long and sometimes very violent track record with law [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:58:19-05:00April 15th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Things Get Hairy In East Lansing

EAST LANSING -- ÒHair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,Ó a Tony-, Drama Desk- and Grammy Award-winning sensation, runs April 17-26 at Pasant Theatre at LansingÕs Wharton Center. The iconic and groundbreaking production features chart-topping hits [...]

By |2015-04-15T09:00:00-04:00April 15th, 2015|Lansing, Neighborhoods|

Actor/Actress

Across 1 Cole PorterÕs ÒWell, Did You ___Ó 5 Word with top, for Mauresmo 9 Name on a bomber 14 Corleone head 15 Loaf of GomerÕs bread 16 Pink fruit 17 Birthright seller 18 Skye [...]

By |2015-04-15T09:00:00-04:00April 15th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Dievendorf Leaves Equality Michigan

For the fifth time in less than a decade, Equality Michigan is without an executive director. Last week, Emily Dievendorf left the organization. She has led the agency since the departure of Denise Brogan-Kator in [...]

By |2015-04-13T09:00:00-04:00April 13th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Affirmations Is Hiring

BY BTL STAFF FERNDALE -- Two full-time positions have opened up at Affirmations in Ferndale. The LGBT community center is looking to fill two full-time positions for Facilities Associate and Director of Development. Applicants interested [...]

By |2015-04-09T09:00:00-04:00April 9th, 2015|Michigan, News|