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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National Black Justice, PFLAG Name New Leaders

BY LOU CHIBBARO JR., WASHINGTON BLADE David J. Johns will lead the National Black Justice Coalition. (Photo courtesy NBJC) Two D.C.-based LGBT advocacy organizations, the National Black Justice Coalition and PFLAG National, announced last [...]

By |2017-09-20T09:00:00-04:00September 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Cara Delevingne lines up 'Carnival Row' She's still less known as an actress than as a model - we just saw her in the pages of the new September issue of [...]

By |2017-09-14T09:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2017|Entertainment|

Alec and Leslie

Across 1 Like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" 8 Sondheim's Todd 15 "Lisa Ben" to "lesbian" 16 S&M activity 17 "To sum up ..." 18 Send to the bottom 19 Change in form 20 Clumsy [...]

By |2017-09-14T09:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

The Face of Progress

BY JONATHAN THURSTON LANSING - Six years ago, Peter Spadafore was a member-elect for the Lansing School Board. Now, after serving as the successful President of the Board, Spadafore is running for Lansing City Council, [...]

By |2017-09-14T09:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Survivor’s Safe Haven

BY EVE KUCHARSKI Once she made it to the hospital, authorities immediately routed her to the YWCA of Greater Flint's SAFE Center. In less than an hour, she saw a patient advocate, a Sexual Assault [...]

By |2017-09-14T09:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Apply Now for Affirmations LEAD Institute

BY BTL STAFF FERNDALE - Affirmations LEAD Institute is now accepting applications for its fall cohort.The LEAD Institute is a transformational leadership program designed specifically for LGBTQ+ professionals. Self-knowledge and reflection form a foundation upon [...]

By |2017-09-14T09:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Stand With Trans Seeks Support Group Facilitators

photo: S1M9_StandWithTrans_2537.jpg Stand With Trans has recently developed a Support Group Training Program for those interested in becoming facilitators. The organization is looking for parents of trans kids that would be interested in running a [...]

By |2017-09-14T09:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2017|Michigan, News|