Victory for LGBTQ Rights in Jackson

By | 2017-04-11T09:00:00-04:00 April 11th, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Jackson Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson ruled this morning to accept a consent order between Jackson Together and the City of Jackson that finally allows the city's non-discrimination order to take affect. [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2017-04-06T09:00:00-04:00 April 6th, 2017|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Lady Gaga. Photo: KathClick Dueling stars are born (one of them Lady Gaga) Here's a rule you can count on in the entertainment business: everybody wants to remake "A Star [...]

The Temple Beth El, a Detroit Gem, to Be Restored

By | 2017-04-06T09:00:00-04:00 April 6th, 2017|Guides, Worship|

photo: S2_WORSHIP_BRF_Bethel_2514.jpg caption: Photo courtesy of Bethel Community Transformation Center The historic Jewish synagogue Temple Beth El on Woodward Avenue in Detroit will be transformed into a modern performing arts destination, an interfaith worship space [...]

Freedom House Funding Restored

By | 2017-04-06T09:00:00-04:00 April 6th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Program Manager TJ Rogers said Freedom House will refine a plan that decreases their reliance on government funds going forward. BTL File Photo: Andrew Potter. A technical error in grant application scoring by the [...]

Transmissions: Not Safe

By | 2017-04-06T09:00:00-04:00 April 6th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH As I write this, I am packing and planning my trek to Orlando, Florida for the 2017 LGBT Media Journalists Convening. While I should only need concern myself with how to [...]