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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Patrician Literature

Across 1 "Funny Girl"'s Fanny 6 Soccer legend 10 Initiated phone sex 14 "Hot dog!" 15 Russian sea 16 Spread out on the breakfast table 17 Part of a "Tommy" lyric 18 Blaringly colorful 19 [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Obituary: Rev. Rodney E. Reinhart

Born in Toledo, Ohio and raised in Detroit, Rodney Reinhart's first calling was to teach. He earned a degree in English and secondary education from Oakland University and taught for many years in the Detroit [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Understanding HIV In 2015

In the 34 years since HIV was first identified by science, much has changed. It's no longer just a matter of whether someone is HIV-positive or not -- today, with medical advances, people living with [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Getting To Zero

Alex Saenz is a gregarious 27-year-old gay man, but his bubbly exterior hides a rough and tumble life. The 2009 Eastern High graduate struggled with addiction, specifically meth, a popular sex drug in gay communities [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Photo Unified – HIV Health And Beyond

AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center merged earlier this year to strengthen the response to and treatment of HIV in Southeast Michigan. The merged organization officially launched its new brand Dec. 1 - World [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Michigan, News|

2014 NCAVP Intimate Partner Violence Report

BY BTL Staff Sixteen anti-violence organizations from 13 states across the country contributed testimony from 2,166 reports of Intimate Parter Violence for the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Program's 2014 report on LGBT Intimate Partner Violence [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|National, News|

Don’t Sign The Petition

By Howard Israel Hey there! Please don't sign the petition that would allow the general voting public to decide whether or not Michigan's LGBT citizens deserve civil rights protections! Really. I mean it. Here's why... [...]

By |2015-12-03T09:00:00-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|