Annual Day Of Silence

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

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 [...]

Discrimination In The Lord’s Name

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

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 [...]

Transmissions: A Restroom, A Symbol

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

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 [...]

Dievendorf Leaves Equality Michigan

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

?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 [...]

Policing Gender And Sexuality In 2015

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

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 [...]

Things Get Hairy In East Lansing

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

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 [...]

Actor/Actress

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

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 [...]

Dievendorf Leaves Equality Michigan

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

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 [...]

Gary Glenn Apologizes For Agenda Alert

By | 2015-04-09T09:00:00+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Political Hors D'oeuvres State Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland, and president of the American Family Association of Michigan, has issued a formal apology to residents of his district for an "agenda alert" he issued two weeks [...]

Affirmations Is Hiring

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

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 [...]