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Michigan, Arizona: Gay GOPs still backing Romney

By Lisa Keen Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's campaign appears to have begun to self-destruct from the candidate's increasingly harsh rhetoric and statements on social issues. And Mitt Romney, despite a scandal surrounding a campaign [...]

By |2018-01-23T10:29:40-05:00February 23rd, 2012|News|

Santorum crystal-clear on anti-LGBT stance

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum cannot be accused of flip-flopping on LGBT issues. He has been unequivocally negative on all issues important to LGBT citizens. Here in his own words is what the candidate has [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|News|

I Walked (Barely) with a Zombie

by Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter My birthday was approaching, and Ramona insisted on taking me out to celebrate. "Let's get shitfaced," she advised. She'd just broken up with a 24-year-old gymnast. For some reason she [...]

By |2018-01-15T16:27:14-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Hairy Potter

Across 1 Ingrid's "Casablanca" role 5 Eva Gabor's "Green ___ " 10 Balls 14 What an adjective modifies 15 Lorna of literature 16 From the top 17 Actor interviewed in "Heat" about "manscaping" 20 Hairy [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Entertainment|

Pets are counting on you

Did you know that according to the American Animal Hospital Association 1 out of 4 pets could be saved if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting Veterinary treatment? Did you [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Guides|

Who let the dogs out?

DETROIT - Canine to Five owner Liz Blondy created an event that allows dog lovers and dogs to meet like-minded people, enjoy a drink and get to know one another in a fun, no-pressure atmosphere. [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Guides|

Recalljanice.com: Troy mayor focus of campaign

TROY - A newly formed Recall Janice Daniels group believes the citizens of Troy must take back their city from a "dangerous, polarizing ideologue." According to the group's website (http://www.recalljanice.com/index.html, "In light of widespread clamor [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|News|

Not much to pick from

So what are Michigan LGBT voters going to do on Republican Primary election day? The choices are dismal, dangerous and represent a giant leap backwards for LGBT rights, women's reproductive freedom, labor and workplace protections [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Voting on marriage

Heard on Facebook Rights should NEVER be voted on. This man needs to be removed from office. Can't they override his veto?? -Rich Waugh Christie is a coward. There is no legal precedent in NJ [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Opinions|

Remembering a BHM star!

Parting Glances When Detroit-born, Cass Tech graduate Bernard Johnson died, age 60 in 1997, the New York Times carried a quarter-page obit celebrating his life as "a Renaissance man in dance." Little bigger than a [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:40:37-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Opinions|

Santorum to the Rescue

by Michael Einheuser Viewpoint On Tuesday, February 28 I'm going to get up early, go to my local police precinct and do something likely to surprise many of my friends. I'm going to vote to [...]

By |2018-01-15T23:56:29-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Opinions|

Marriage Equality

Compiled By Howard Israel S/he said "To Rick Santorum and the rest of the GOP field, my marriage will have no value because my relationship itself has no value. As far as gay relationships, Ron [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Opinions|

Romney, in his own (contradictory) words

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney has been criticized as a flip-flopper during his presidential campaign. Although he's defended himself against accusations that his positions have pivoted on LGBT rights, his record [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|News|

Q Scopes: Speak up, Pisces!

By Jack Fertig Mercury in Pisces now semi-sextile to Venus in Aries suggests one of those old screwball comedies where mad impulses and misunderstandings lead to love and happiness. Charm and humor will conquer all! [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Entertainment|

Chris Christie

Creep of the Week Well, marriage equality was nearly realized in New Jersey. But one guy stood in the way. And that one guy was Governor Chris Christie who vetoed the legislation when it landed [...]

By |2012-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2012|Opinions|

Welcome to your city page!

Welcome to your new Between The Lines News city page. On this page we will feature your town the way you think about it. We will strive to bring together diverse information, news stories, events [...]

By |2018-01-15T22:53:21-05:00February 17th, 2012|Neighborhoods|

The nurturing kind

By Desiree Cooper DETROIT LGBT LEADER: ROYALE THEUS from Model D TV on Vimeo.DETROIT LGBT LEADER: ROYALE THEUS When he was only 20-years-old, Detroit native Royale Theus discovered he was going to be a father. [...]

By |2012-02-09T09:00:00-05:00February 9th, 2012|News|

V-Day in Michigan

By Jeremy Martin Unlike most major holidays, Valentine's Day is not based on any ancient Pagan rituals. It holds no links to the solstice, the sewing or harvesting of crops, nor does it fall on [...]

By |2012-02-09T09:00:00-05:00February 9th, 2012|Guides|

The dont’s of dating

Being on the market has its advantages: friends love stories that are sick, strange and full of you-gotta-be-kidding-mes. I've had my share of those (see below) - enough, anyway, to question my life as reality [...]

By |2018-01-16T17:13:28-05:00February 9th, 2012|Guides|

Murder, mayhem and laughs in Eastpointe

"I keep losing track of what crime we're committing," gasps Lois Shields, an exasperated book editor in "Cahoots," the comedy thriller now playing at Eastpointe's Broadway Onstage Live Theatre. And she's not the only one, [...]

By |2012-02-09T09:00:00-05:00February 9th, 2012|Entertainment|

HealthCare.gov helps same-sex couples find coverage

Americans are now able to use HealthCare.gov to search specifically for insurance plans that include coverage for domestic partners, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Feb. 7. The Health Plan Finder tool on HealthCare.gov allows consumers [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:32:21-05:00February 9th, 2012|News|