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All Hail The Drag Queen

By Tony Lowe As a young gay man just starting to hit the scene, it was common to see a drag queen. Then, I had barely even heard of RuPaul, let alone known of her [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Michigan Goes To Ohio

By Shelby Clark Petkus The Ninth Gay Games will be coming to the Great Lakes this August with the Cleveland Gay Games. Considered the "LGBT Olympics," the event first began in 1982 when Dr. Tom [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Guides, Travel|

News You Should Know July 31, 2014

BTL Staff GREENVILLE S.C. - Six same-sex couples plan to ask the Greenville County Probate Court for marriage licenses. The court is under the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled July 28 that [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Marriage Equality: A Small Recap

By BTL Staff CINCINNATI - The Defense Against Marriage Act was struck down just over a year ago with the Windsor v. United States ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States. Since then, [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|National, News|

Tips For Your Market Days Trip

By Jerome Stuart Nichols Each summer for the past 32 years, queers, freaks and friends from around the world converge on downtown Chicago to shop, eat and dance during the Midwest's largest street fair, Market [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Guides, Travel|

BTL Aug. 5 Primary Endorsements

Four openly gay candidates are running in the Aug. 5 Michigan primary. From left, Rudy Serra, Jon Hoadley and Jeremy Moss are running for State Representative seats. Garnet Lewis is running for State Senate. File [...]

By |2014-07-31T09:00:00-04:00July 31st, 2014|Michigan, News|

Viewpoint: No PrEP For Me!

By Al Cunningham For some time now, I've been doing a not-so-slow burn as the last phase of a remarkable revolution takes place. With the recent release of the CDC's (U.S. Centers for Disease Control [...]

By |2014-07-30T09:00:00-04:00July 30th, 2014|Opinions, Viewpoints|

LGBT Church Leader Meets At White House

PASADENA, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A White House meeting with LGBT leaders from around the nation to discuss {URL healthcare issues https://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=65099} was "an incredible event, absolutely remarkable," said Rev. Rick Eisenlord, the openly gay [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|National, News|

LGBT Church Leader Meets At White House

PASADENA, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A White House meeting with LGBT leaders from around the nation to discuss {URL healthcare issues https://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=65099} was "an incredible event, absolutely remarkable," said Rev. Rick Eisenlord, the openly gay [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|Michigan, News|

When A Lesbian Becomes A Man

By Shelby Clark Petkus Diana and Jacob Anderson-Minshall What happens to a lesbian couple when one of them becomes a man? That very scenario was experienced by Diana and Jacob (nee Suzy) Anderson-Minshall and [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|National, News|

News You Should Know July 29, 2014

BTL Staff INDIANA - Announced on Friday the Indiana chapter of the ACLU will not file a lawsuit to compel the state to recognize same-sex weddings that were performed when marriage equality was briefly legal. [...]

By |2018-01-15T20:53:49-05:00July 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

When A Lesbian Becomes A Man

By Shelby Clark Petkus Diana and Jacob Anderson-Minshall {BLURB What happens to a lesbian couple when one of them becomes a man? That very scenario was experienced by Diana and Jacob (nee Suzy) Anderson-Minshall [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|Michigan, News|

LGBT Activists Attacked In Toronto

By BTL Staff Pink News reports that LGBT rights activists were attacked and told to leave a recent Toronto event held by Rob Ford. The activists had been protesting the controversial Toronto mayor's alleged homophobia. [...]

By |2014-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2014|International, News|

Biking For Equal Rights

FERNDALE - Affirmations, Michigan's community center for LGBTs and their allies, are biking from Detroit to Ann Arbor on Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 10 a.m., to educate and encourage others to take action in [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment|

MAC Hosts Annual Pub Crawl

By Shelby Clark Petkus Ready to party? Michigan AIDS Coalition hosts its much anticipated 18th Annual Ferndale Pub Crawl on Friday, July 25. The "Original Crawl" or "the BIG ONE," as MAC refers to it, [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment|

Rue De Fleurus

Across 1 Perfect serves from Mauresmo 5 Popular variety of nuts 10 Sucker or suckee? 14 Kid needing a butt-whipping 15 "___ ear, and out the other" 16 Meat that goes in your boxers 17 [...]

By |2014-07-24T09:00:00-04:00July 24th, 2014|Entertainment, Puzzles|