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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Allie X Marks The Spot

Canadian singer-songwriter Allie X has quickly been making her mark on U.S. pop charts since Katy Perry tweeted her obsession with the single "Catch" over the spring. Born Alexandra Ashley Hughes in Toronto, the singer [...]

By |2017-12-06T01:06:54-05:00November 12th, 2015|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente 'King Cobra' will bring you porn, murder and James Franco James Franco, in his seemingly never-ending quest to confer gayness upon himself via association, is producing what is sure to be [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Entertainment|

Street Smart

Across 1 Where men might sweat together 5 "The Silence of the ___" 10 Bygone pump name 14 Type of sword 15 Turn inside out 16 "Ed Wood" star Johnny 17 Doctor Zhivago 18 Where [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

All Girls, All Zeppelin!

BY BTL STAFF Lez Zeppelin, the New York City-based all-girl band, has gained worldwide critical acclaim for the musicianship, passion and gender-bending audacity they bring to the music of Led Zeppelin. Founded in 2004 by [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Ferndale, Neighborhoods|

2015 Election Results

BY AJ Trager Michigan voters came out to the polls Nov. 3 to vote on a number of proposals and elected official positions. Based on the results of the vote, big change is set to [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Pugh Trial: A Recap

DETROIT - The long awaited Charles Pugh trial - for sexual grooming, as the mainstream media calls it - finally took place last week. Though Pugh, quite noticeably, was absent from the proceedings. Now living [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:46:26-05:00November 12th, 2015|Michigan, News|

The GLBT 11th Commandment

By Michael Einheuser Who knew that the political wisdom of former President Ronald Reagan would be relevant to the LGBT political agenda in Michigan? Reagan popularized his 11th Commandment: "Thou shalt not speak ill of [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Maybe We’re Missing The Point

By Jay Maddock "No Men In Women's Bathrooms" was on T-shirts and posters and brochures that the opposition used during the campaign to keep Houston an inclusive city for all its residents. And these five [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Transmissions: The Tip

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith Last year, Time Magazine said we had reached the "Transgender tipping point." Since then, Olympic hero Caitlyn Jenner has joined other high-profile transgender celebrities such as Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Laura [...]

By |2015-11-12T09:00:00-05:00November 12th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|