BTL Journalist Receives Lansing for Cesar E. Chavez Committee’s Humanitarian Award

By | 2018-04-04T13:54:37-04:00 April 4th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Over a simple meal of habichuelas and rice, the Lansing area Latino community came together over the Easter weekend to celebrate the life and legacy of Caesar E. Chavez. About 200 people attended the dinner to honor the civil rights legend as well as celebrate the renaming of Grand River Avenue in the Old Town neighborhood of Lansing after the icon. Old Town is also home to Lansing’s two LGBTQ bars.

Hands Across the Water Gets Leadership Status from the Human Rights Campaign

By | 2018-04-04T13:54:39-04:00 April 4th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Ann Arbor, Mich: On Friday, April 13th, 2018, Hands Across The Water, a licensed child welfare agency will be hosting an open house event at their Ann Arbor office, celebrating their achievements in serving LGBTQ families and earning the All Children, All Families Leadership Status from the Human Rights Campaign for the seventh year in a row.

Heidelberg Project Brings Arts Education to Detroit Schools

By | 2018-04-04T13:54:42-04:00 April 4th, 2018|Michigan, News|

DETROIT —The Heidelberg Project and four Detroit public schools are piloting a first-of-its-kind program that will use art to empower and inspire students to be change agents in their community. The Heidelberg Arts Leadership Academy (HALA) serves Detroit students in grades 4-12 to explore art as a tool for social change, self-expression and community healing.

Edna

By | 2018-04-04T13:54:49-04:00 April 4th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

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Creep of the Week: Laura Ingraham

By | 2018-07-25T15:37:05-04:00 April 4th, 2018|Creep of the Week, Opinions, Uncategorized|

That’s something she has a knack for, apparently. Doing or saying totally reprehensible things that no decent human would do and then offering a weak apology. Case in point her recent Twitter tantrum in which she made fun of Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg because he didn’t get accepted by colleges he applied to.

Striking gold

By | 2018-04-04T13:55:05-04:00 April 4th, 2018|Opinions, Viewpoints|

To be transgender in 2018 is to deal with challenging, difficult times. We face attacks from all sides, and the specter of death itself lays heavy upon our community. As a result, I find I often have to spend a lot of time ringing the alarm bells, and warning of dire times.