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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Drag Queen Bingo Moves to a New Square

ROYAL OAK - Five15 cafe on Washington Avenue, known for its entertaining and popular Drag Queen Bingo nights, is getting ready to move. The new location will be a vacant corner store attached to Pronto [...]

By |2016-12-15T09:00:00-05:00December 15th, 2016|Michigan, News|

I Voted

Across 1 "I Love Rock 'N Roll" singer Joan 5 Kinnear of "As Good As It Gets" 9 Pockets stuffed with meat 14 Currency on the Continent 15 Composition of some beds 16 DeBeque in [...]

By |2016-12-08T09:00:00-05:00December 8th, 2016|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Worship Guide: Holiday Services Calendar

Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit 2441 Pinecrest, Ferndale 248-399-7741 Christmas Eve Service 11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 Christmas Day Service 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 25 Woodside Church 1509 E. Court St., Flint 810-767-4911 [...]

By |2016-12-08T09:00:00-05:00December 8th, 2016|Michigan, News|

Top 35 LGBTQ Christian Books of 2016 Named

BY BTL STAFF Lesbian Christian author Kittredge Cherry announced a diverse list of LGBTQ Christian books to include queer theology, Biblical history, memoir, fiction and church life for all ages. Cherry shared the top 35 [...]

By |2016-12-08T09:00:00-05:00December 8th, 2016|Michigan, News|

The Road Ahead

BY STEPH WHITE I know a lot of you are worried about the recent election and what this means for all of us in the LGBTQ movement. Many people are rightly concerned about the rights [...]

By |2016-12-08T09:00:00-05:00December 8th, 2016|Michigan, News|

Trump Met Dec. 7 with NC Gov. McCrory

BY BTL STAFF CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory flew to New York City Dec. 7 to meet with President-elect Donald Trump, according to Trump's transition team. The pool of news reporters [...]

By |2016-12-08T09:00:00-05:00December 8th, 2016|Michigan, News|

Celebrate 40 Years of Folk Music

BY BTL STAFF Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will perform at the 40th Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival on Jan. 28 at the Hill Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Cowart A selection [...]

By |2016-12-08T09:00:00-05:00December 8th, 2016|Michigan, News|