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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GOP Platform Fight over LGBT Issues Fails

By Lisa Keen There were two dramatic players in the Republican Party's platform committee meeting Monday, July 11: Anne Dickerson and Rachel Hoff. Dickerson repeatedly chided the committee for taking hostile swipes at the LGBT [...]

By |2016-07-12T09:00:00-04:00July 12th, 2016|National, News|

Briggs Detroit for the Win

By Emell Derra Adolphus Competitive sports fans tend to rally around an underdog, and in the equally competitive world of restaurant business, so do foodies. At downtown's Briggs Detroit, fine fare and athletic fanaticism make [...]

By |2016-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2016|Entertainment|

Lady Lovin’

Here comes the bride... and the other bride. It was as simple as that for Pip Brown, whose stage moniker is Ladyhawke. The New Zealand-born indie popster flew under the gaydar until 2015, when she [...]

By |2016-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2016|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Anika Noni Rose presents Shirley Chisholm The odds were always stacked against Shirley Chisholm. She was a woman and she was black, which means that the corridors of political power were [...]

By |2016-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2016|Entertainment|

Orange Alert

Across 1 HHH, to Sappho 5 Military cross-dresser Jeanne ___ 9 Pick up 13 Marcel Duchamp's style 14 Genesis brother 15 In the year, to Nero 16 Scores 17 What Brando was doing on the [...]

By |2016-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2016|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Job Training For Older LGBTs Coming Up

BY BTL STAFF DETROIT - SAGE Metro Detroit will host its first job training program, SAGEWorks Employment Boot Camp, to help 10 LGBT older adults obtain the skills needed for today's workplace. The two week [...]

By |2016-06-30T09:00:00-04:00June 30th, 2016|Michigan, News|

Remembering the Orlando Victims

Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old Stanley graduated from East Ridge High School in Clermont, FL in 2011 and studied at Anthem College to work towards his goal of becoming a pharmacy technician. His aunt [...]

By |2018-01-16T07:50:35-05:00June 30th, 2016|National, News|

What’s Next for LGBTQ Equality?

By Amy Lynn Smith Originally published in Pride Source Magazine June 2016 There's no question that the landscape of LGBTQ equality has shifted dramatically since the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage. It's [...]

By |2018-01-16T13:09:26-05:00June 30th, 2016|Guides, Voter Guide|