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Roomer Has It

Across 1 First man to say to a man, "You slay me!"? 5 Hard blow 9 Bean and Burke waved theirs around 13 Item on a docket 14 "June Is Bustin' Out All ___" 15 [...]

By |2015-10-29T09:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Punting With Pride

By Emell Derra Adolphus "I Love it, even with the injuries," says team member Tashia Pickett. BTL photos: Alexander Godin When you're watching the girls of the Detroit Pride football team, you won't see [...]

By |2015-10-29T09:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2015|Guides, Health & Wellness|

Getting Sober

By Christopher Treacy It felt like I was circling the drain. I got stuck in a vicious cycle, allowing some evil mechanism within me to destroy everything I tried to achieve while it simultaneously lied [...]

By |2015-10-29T09:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2015|Guides, Health & Wellness|

Transmissions: Anomalies

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith In an interview with The Advocate, Kimberly Walton, assistant administrator of Transportation Safety Administration's Office for Civil Rights and Liberty, was asked about issues transgender people have had with the agency, [...]

By |2015-10-29T09:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Alan Cummings Ellen Page: Flatlining Ellen Page, so good in "Freeheld" (in theaters as we speak), might very well be stepping into Julia Roberts' shoes. Or maybe even Kiefer Sutherland's shoes. [...]

By |2015-10-29T09:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2015|Entertainment|

Winning Our Rights

BY STEPHANIE WHITE It's time. If there's one thing that LGBT people in Michigan can agree on is that it is clearly time we updated our statewide nondiscrimination law to include all of us. You [...]

By |2015-10-29T09:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2015|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Amazing Actress

Across 1 Where open drawers can reveal a lot 5 Early AIDS play 9 Garbo, for one 14 Police incursion at Stonewall 15 Bone in a limp wrist 16 Stand next to Eakins 17 Type [...]

By |2015-10-22T09:00:00-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Who's gayer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt or Nicki Minaj? This week in tangentially-queer news, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star in the new psychological thriller "In Sight." Is it an LGBT-based project? No. Written or [...]

By |2015-10-22T09:00:00-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Entertainment|

Bravely Bareilles

Sara Bareilles was enjoying a bite at a Boston restaurant recently, and on her way out, the manager stopped her. He wanted a hug. Inspired by her empowering anthem "Brave," this particular young fella, she [...]

By |2015-10-22T09:00:00-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Entertainment|

EMU OUTober Display Found Vandalized

BY BTL STAFF YPSILANTI - The LGBT Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University found its Pride flag installation vandalized just days after the center held its annual flag day outside of the Pray-Harrold School of [...]

By |2015-10-22T09:00:00-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Michigan, News|

Donald Chisholm and Steven Moore marriage

After almost 19 years together, Donald Chisholm and Steven Moore of Pontiac were married on Wednesday, July 1. They would like to enthusiastically thank Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, who officiated the ceremony, and her [...]

By |2015-10-15T09:00:00-04:00October 15th, 2015|Marriage, News|