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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Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Cases

By Lisa Keen Attorney Mary Bonauto, who argued Question 1 for plaintiffs, speaks to media immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court hearings Tuesday. Photo: Gretchen Frederick The very first question from the U.S. Supreme [...]

By |2015-04-28T09:00:00-04:00April 28th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Michigan’s SCOTUS Courtside Campers

BY AJ TRAGER Michiganders Frank Colasonti,Jr. with his husband James Ryder outside the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. They have been camped out in line, #17 and #18, and hope to secure a seat inside the [...]

By |2015-04-27T09:00:00-04:00April 27th, 2015|Michigan, News|

A Bisexual Luminary: Frida Kahlo

By Christopher Treacy Frida Kahlo may have been concerned with what people thought of her artwork, but she didn't much care what they thought of her. Perhaps one reason for this is because the two [...]

By |2015-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente 'Grace Jones - The Musical Of My Life' comes to the BBC Gay icon Grace Jones has spent decades doing exactly as she pleases, always with a somewhat menacing smile on [...]

By |2015-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Entertainment|

Sign of the Times

Across 1 Race site in Auden's land 6 Express pleasure orally 10 "Rat Bohemia" author Schulman 15 Dutch resort isle 16 Painter Bonheur 17 Board material 18 What they call discrimination in Indiana 21 Test [...]

By |2015-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

The Road After SCOTUS Decision

BY AJ TRAGER Panelists (L-R) Lisa Ruby, Jay Kaplan, Angie Martell and S. Kerene Moore discussing the future of LGBT issues post-SCOTUS on April 15 at the University of Michigan Law School. BTL Photo: AJ [...]

By |2015-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Obituary: Marvin Marks

BY BTL STAFF DETROIT -- In the 1960s, Marvin Marks worked as an accountant in the metro Detroit area. By the late 70s he was an out, gay, Jewish Detroiter meeting with a gay Catholic [...]

By |2015-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Marriage Equality March Downtown Flint

BY BTL STAFF FLINT -- In honor of the historic day when the U.S. Supreme Court will hear same-sex arguments from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint will hold a [...]

By |2015-04-23T09:00:00-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Michigan, News|