DNC LGBT Caucus Honors Mike Honda

By | 2016-07-27T09:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2016|National, News|

By MICHAEL K. LAVERS mlavers@washblade.com PHILADELPHIA -- The Democratic National Committee's LGBT Caucus on Tuesday honored U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) for his support of transgender rights. A number of the 28 openly trans delegates [...]

Day 1: Rocky start for Democratic convention

By | 2016-07-26T09:00:00+00:00 July 26th, 2016|National, News|

By CHRIS JOHNSON Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), center, serves as the chair of the Democratic National Convention. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) PHILADELPHIA -- Fanned by nearly 100-degree heat, tensions ran high during [...]

Democrats Ratify Most Pro-LGBT Platform Ever

By | 2016-07-26T09:00:00+00:00 July 26th, 2016|National, News|

By CHRIS JOHNSON PHILADELPHIA -- Democrats ratified a party platform late Monday called the most LGBT-inclusive in history and a unifying document after a bitter primary. As convention chair Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) presided, delegates [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2016-07-21T09:00:00+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente HBO checks 'The Trans List' Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the director of "The Out List" and "The Black List," has returned with his latest interview-based documentary, "The Trans List," which focuses on the [...]

Gay Anthems

By | 2016-07-21T09:00:00+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 1997 song of Ultra Nate 5 For this, for Caesar 10 Water-to-wine town 14 Spencer-Devlin's sport 15 Word after "pinky" 16 Some have it to grind 17 Word with gratification or abuse 18 [...]

Fair Michigan Launches Justice Project

By | 2016-07-21T09:00:00+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF DETROIT - A new project has started in southeast Michigan working directly with city officials to investigate hate crimes against the LGBT community. Fair Michigan, the relatively-new nonprofit organization whose literature describes [...]

Democratic Convention Preview

By | 2016-07-21T09:00:00+00:00 July 21st, 2016|National, News|

By Lisa Keen Both the Republican and Democratic national conventions are marked this year by something tantalizingly new. For the GOP, it's a nominee essentially untethered from the party yet carried along to the top [...]