Roomer Has It

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

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 [...]

Punting With Pride

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

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 [...]

Getting Sober

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

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 [...]

Transmissions: Anomalies

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

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, [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

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

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. [...]

Winning Our Rights

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

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 [...]

The Southfield That I Know

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

BY JEREMY MOSS "I have one last question for you. What's your position on gay marriage?" "I'm in favor of it," I said. "Why would you be in favor of it? I firmly believe that [...]

Amazing Actress

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

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 [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

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

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 [...]

Bravely Bareilles

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

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 [...]

Documentary On LGBT Seniors To Play In Dearborn

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

BY BTL STAFF The University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Education, Health and Human Services, in partnership with the LGBT Older Adult Coalition/SAGE Metro Detroit, will host a screening of the LGBT documentary, "Gen Silent," with [...]

EMU OUTober Display Found Vandalized

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

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 [...]

Jennie McNulty Comes Back To Michigan

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

BY AJ TRAGER ROYAL OAK - Four days before the Lions face off against the Minnesota Vikings, national comedy star Jennie McNulty is scheduled to perform a Pride Tailgate Comedy Show 8 p.m. Oct. 21 [...]

Donald Chisholm and Steven Moore marriage

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

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 [...]