Cardin Introduces ‘Lavender Scare’ Bill

By | 2017-06-23T09:00:00-04:00 June 23rd, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) on June 22, 2017, introduced a bill that would, among other things, allow State Department personnel who were fired during the so-called "lavender scare" [...]


By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Links vehicles for Patty Sheehan 6 Son of Adam and Eve 10 Auntie of Broadway 14 Hole instrument 15 Irene of "Fame" 16 Flamboyant style 17 The bottom line 18 "Yeah, right" 19 [...]

Michigan Pride: An Outpouring of Love

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY EVE KUCHARSKI Both the Waters and the Aldrich families made it out to Pride this year. BTL Photo: Eve Kucharski Though there wasn't an actual rainbow in Lansing's ominous, cloud-filled skies last Saturday, [...]

Perceptions Announces Annual Pride Awards

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Perceptions in Midland has announced their annual Pride awardees in advance of the organization's 9th annual LGBT & Ally Pride Awards Banquet on June 27 which honors individuals and businesses who have [...]

The Ringwald Announces General Auditions

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Michigan, News|

It's that time of year again when The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale searches for local talent to audition for their upcoming 2017/2018 season. Roles are available for the following shows: "The Rocky Horror Show," "Let [...]

5 Key Findings About LGBT Americans

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|National, News|

BY BTL STAFF Americans' views toward those who identify as LGBT have changed substantially in recent years, and a majority of U.S. adults now say homosexuality should be accepted by society, according to a report [...]