Ally In Focus: More Than A Pharmacist

By | 2015-03-26T09:00:00-04:00 March 26th, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY AJ TRAGER Darnell Jones. BTL Photo: AJ Trager REDFORD - Darnell Jones, a pharmacist from Redford, was honored as the Community Pharmacist of the Year at the Michigan Pharmacists Association Annual Convention & [...]

The Gospel Of Jon

By | 2015-03-26T09:00:00-04:00 March 26th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Erotic opening 5 Ids' counterparts 9 160 square rods 13 It pokes you in prison 14 Kind of IRA 15 Tune type 16 Actress Skye 17 "No" voter 18 Vidal's " ___ from [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2015-03-26T09:00:00-04:00 March 26th, 2015|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente HBO to host a 'Battle of The Sexes' If you were around and paying attention in 1973, you may remember that plenty of otherwise reasonable adults were still skeptical about the [...]

Planet Fitness Sued Over Transgender Support

By | 2015-03-26T09:00:00-04:00 March 26th, 2015|Michigan, News|

The folks at Planet Fitness, who have weathered a blistering national campaign to denigrate their pro-transgender rights stance in Midland, Michigan are now facing a lawsuit over that stance. Yvette Cromier of Midland was shocked [...]

REC Announces New Program Director

By | 2015-03-26T09:00:00-04:00 March 26th, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF HIGHLAND PARK - The Ruth Ellis Center, a youth social services agency that serves the needs of runaway, homeless and at-risk youth, announced March 17 the nomination of the new program director. [...]

Bringing Pride To Hockeytown

By | 2015-03-26T09:00:00-04:00 March 26th, 2015|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings are teaming up with the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce (DRLGBTCC) to offer a night out to support the local LGBT community. Exclusive ticket packages [...]

Financial Workshop

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

Same-sex marriage may soon become the law of the land, so couples now need to learn about the financial realities of marriage and plan accordingly. Marriage creates new pooled resources and obligations. Questions inevitably arise [...]

Caspar Recap: Married Is Married

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

BY AJ TRAGER ACLU attorneys and plaintiffs in the Caspar v Snyder case in April 2014. In April 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, on behalf of eight couples that were married [...]

Couple Quotes

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

Erin Trame And Carrie Turner, Married In Washtenaw County Carrie Turner and Erin Trame, married in Washtenaw County on March 22, 2014. "My wife and I were one of the lucky couples to get [...]

The Fairy Godmother Of Weddings

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

BY AJ TRAGER Brittany Blase, owner of B. Ella Bridal. BTL Photo: AJ Trager PLYMOUTH - Fifteen models will walk down the Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo runway March 21 donning elegant dresses [...]

You’re Cordially Invited!

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

By Ed English Mazel tov! Two kindred gays have decided to make it official and get married (as married as they can get in the state of Michigan), and you've been invited to see their [...]

Transmissions: The Real Predators

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith After five hours of public comments that often proved contentious, Charlotte, North Carolina voted down a non-discrimination ordinance that would have provided protections for LGBT residents of the city. This would [...]

Risky Business

By | 2018-01-16T04:19:51-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

By Christopher Treacy Kevin Dombrow of Sheraton Detroit Novi. BTL Photo: Andrew Potter It's difficult to believe that anyone can afford to say no. Our economy may be wobbling toward some semblance of stability, [...]

Pre-Expo Workshop

By | 2015-03-19T09:00:00-04:00 March 19th, 2015|Marriage, News|

Come hear one of the area's most respected legal experts discuss the legal status of same-sex couples in Michigan, and how the current cases working through the courts will impact couples in Michigan and across [...]