Feeling The Folk In Ann Arbor

By | 2015-01-29T09:00:00-04:00 January 29th, 2015|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

By Shelby Clark Petkus Ani DiFranco performs Jan. 31 at Hill Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Fleming Artists The renowned Ann Arbor Folk Festival comes to Hill Auditorium this weekend for its 38th year. The [...]

Ferndale Pride Seeks Sponsors And Vendors

By | 2015-01-29T09:00:00-04:00 January 29th, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Ferndale Pride has just released a press release announcing their plans for this year's event. Downtown Ferndale will host its annual Ferndale Pride for the LGBTQA community on Saturday, May 30 along [...]

Become A Vendor At LGBT Wedding Expo

By | 2015-01-29T09:00:00-04:00 January 29th, 2015|Michigan, News|

By BTL Staff SOUTHFIELD - It's not too late to reserve a table for the the fifth annual Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo taking place March 21, hosted by the publishers of Between The [...]

Between Ourselves: Maddie Adams

By | 2015-01-29T09:00:00-04:00 January 29th, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY AJ TRAGER DEARBORN HEIGHTS - Maddie Adams, 22, is a regular volunteer at Affirmations, answering phones and assisting members of the staff. She has been interested in LGBT activism for many years, including working [...]

The Perfect Match

By | 2015-01-29T09:00:00-04:00 January 29th, 2015|Entertainment|

By Lawrence Ferber Photo: IFC Films In the new indie film "Match," now available via VOD, Patrick Stewart plays a queer Julliard dance instructor, Tobias, who meets with a couple, played by Matthew Lillard [...]

Ecce Homophobe

By | 2015-01-29T09:00:00-04:00 January 29th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Rainbow maker 6 Drag queen Justin 10 Lickety-split 14 Kilmer simile phrase 15 Locker room emanation 16 Gore Vidal work, with "At" 17 Had in mind 18 Where to find a top on [...]

Become A Vendor At LGBT Wedding Expo

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Michigan, News|

By BTL Staff SOUTHFIELD - It's not too late to reserve a table for the the fifth annual Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo taking place March 21, hosted by the publishers of Between The [...]

Out Of Touch

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith Transmissions I doubt she'd be the one to admit it, but my mother enjoys celebrity gossip. When I was growing up, it was quite common to see her toss a tabloid [...]

Ferndale Pride Seeks Sponsors And Vendors

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Ferndale Pride has just released a press release announcing their plans for this year's event. Downtown Ferndale will host its annual Ferndale Pride for the LGBTQA community on Saturday, May 30 along [...]

Attention Michigan LGBT Career Seekers

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF DEARBORN - The University of Michigan-Dearborn, in collaboration with various LGBT sponsors, is hosting an upcoming LGBTQ Career Fair to help connect young LGBT professionals with businesses from around the state. LGBT [...]

Warren To Speak At Upcoming ELCRA Panel

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF YPSILANTI - As part of an upcoming event for Eastern Michigan University's Equality Research Center, State Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) will speak about pending legislation in the Michigan Legislature that will [...]

C.B. Embry Jr.

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep of the Week I don't like public restrooms. There's just something really, well, icky about sharing a space with strangers where everybody does their grossest business. I don't want to hear the woman in [...]

Straights From The Heart

By | 2015-01-22T09:00:00-04:00 January 22nd, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Gay-friendly Hutcherson of "The Hunger Games" 5 'Enry's fair lady 10 Gay-friendly singer of the Jonas Brothers 14 Invitation to a top? 15 Rock's "Pillow Talk" costar 16 North Sea feeder 17 Baudelaire's [...]

Michigan ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Returns

By | 2015-01-21T09:00:00-04:00 January 21st, 2015|Michigan, News|

It's Baaaaaaack! Michigan State Senator Mike Shirkey (R-Clark Lake) has re-introduced the Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act (MiRFRA). That's legislation lovingly dubbed "license to discriminate" by activists because it justifies nearly all discrimination, as long [...]