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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Score One for ‘Dykes on Bikes’

BY LISA KEEN Dykes on Bikes Detroit cruises during Motor City Pride parade on June 11. BTL Photo: Andrew Potter The long-standing organization of lesbian motorcycle enthusiasts filed a brief recently with the [...]

By |2017-06-21T09:00:00-04:00June 21st, 2017|Michigan, News|

AT&T Live Proud Campaign Benefits GLAAD

BY BTL STAFF During LGBT Pride Month, AT&T has launched their fifth annual Live Proud campaign which celebrates self-expression and being bold. Now through July 31, friends, allies and members of the LGBT community are [...]

By |2017-06-20T09:00:00-04:00June 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

LGBT Va. Democrats Honor Northam, Roem

BY MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE The LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia on June 17 honored Danica Roem, a transgender journalist who is challenging Virginia state Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William County). [...]

By |2017-06-19T09:00:00-04:00June 19th, 2017|Michigan, News|

GM River Days

For the twelfth year, GM River Days will take place along the Detroit Riverfront from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. June 23-25 - from the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Terminal & Dock just west of [...]

By |2017-06-15T09:00:00-04:00June 15th, 2017|Entertainment|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Mama Mia, get ready for more 'Mamma Mia' The question is not why they're making a sequel to "Mamma Mia!" The 2008 smash grossed over $600 million worldwide, after all. The [...]

By |2017-06-15T09:00:00-04:00June 15th, 2017|Entertainment|

Diora Bared Her Soul

Across 1 Dressed for Mardi Gras 9 Dave Pallone call 15 Rule with whips and such 16 Aileen Wuornos portrayer Charlize 17 Start of the title of a 2006 Diora Baird movie (with "The Beginning") [...]

By |2017-06-15T09:00:00-04:00June 15th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Print Thrives in the Lesbian Community

BY EVE KUCHARSKI It arrives in an inconspicuous, magazine-sized envelope on your front doorstep, and the word "lesbian" isn't anywhere on the packaging. This is deliberate. Just a return address to a Lansing, Michigan P.O. [...]

By |2017-06-15T09:00:00-04:00June 15th, 2017|Michigan, News|