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We Wait, But Not For Long

It is Tuesday at BTL's offices. As we go to press this afternoon all of us are awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in two pivotal cases, scheduled to be handed down tomorrow morning. Although [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Opinion|

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By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Ringwald Does ‘Mommie Queerest’

FERNDALE - In keeping with their "Summer Camp" theme, The Ringwald presents the mother of all campy comedies, "Mommie Queerest." The production is by Jamie Morris, the author of another Summer Camp extravaganza, "The Facts [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Entertainment|

Pugh: So Far, More Questions Than Facts

BTL Editorial On such a landmark day for gay rights and marriage equality Wednesday, it's so dispiriting that the number one trending story in Detroit was of allegations made against openly-gay Detroit City Council President [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Jim Daly

Creep Of The Week When Exodus International President Alan Chambers announced June 19 that his group, one of the most well known ex-gay rackets in the country, was closing up shop people were stunned. More [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Share The Freedom

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By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Being There For Them

by Richard Hutchison Viewpoint Those of us who have gone down the river of life for quite some time can reflect on a variety of experiences we've had. Those teenage years are somewhat like the [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Opinions, Viewpoints|

‘Camp’ It Up

By John Quinn Summer crept in on little cat feet at 1:04 EDT Friday. Go Comedy! in Ferndale got an early start with the Thursday debut of an original sketch comedy, "S'more Money, S'more Problems," [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Entertainment, Theater|

Gay For You

Dating Diet I need to stop going to parties where people think Heineken is high-end beer. That's how I met a 30-year-old ginger named Ron who's confused about his sexuality. I know. I don't have [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Advice, Entertainment|

Local Agency Seeks LGBT Foster Parents

While transitioning out of foster care is difficult for any young person regardless of sexual orientation, LGBTQ youth may face special difficulties and hardships. This is according to the report "Economic Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, [...]

By |2013-06-27T09:00:00-04:00June 27th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Supreme Court strikes down part of DOMA

(CNN) - Here are developments as the Supreme Court considers two cases concerning same-sex marriage. [Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman told CNN the ruling was a "great win not [...]

By |2013-06-26T09:00:00-04:00June 26th, 2013|National, News|

Supreme Court Rulings: Opinions And Analysis

We'll will be updating this article with opinions and analysis of the Supreme Court's historic rulings on DOMA and Prop. 8. National Opinions Affirmative President Obama's statement {URL Supreme Court upholds gay marriage, world set [...]

By |2013-06-26T09:00:00-04:00June 26th, 2013|Michigan, News|

Supreme Court strikes down part of DOMA

(CNN) - Here are developments as the Supreme Court considers two cases concerning same-sex marriage. [Updated at 10:15 a.m. ET] Of course we can't draw any conclusions from the DOMA ruling about which way the [...]

By |2013-06-26T09:00:00-04:00June 26th, 2013|National, News|

Supreme Court strikes down part of DOMA

(CNN) - Here are developments as the Supreme Court considers two cases concerning same-sex marriage. [Updated at 10:15 a.m. ET] Of course we can't draw any conclusions from the DOMA ruling about which way the [...]

By |2013-06-26T09:00:00-04:00June 26th, 2013|National, News|

Supreme Court strikes down part of DOMA

(CNN) - Here are developments as the Supreme Court considers two cases concerning same-sex marriage. [Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman told CNN the ruling was a "great win not [...]

By |2013-06-26T09:00:00-04:00June 26th, 2013|National, News|

Coming Out — As A Couple

By Ian Kerner (CNN) - Between celebratory parades for Pride Month and increased calls for marriage equality, it would seem that, for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community, things are indeed getting better. But [...]

By |2013-06-24T09:00:00-04:00June 24th, 2013|National, News|