Overdose Reversal Bill Becomes Law

By | 2016-12-29T09:00:00-04:00 December 29th, 2016|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Photo courtesy of Gov. Rick Snyder's Office TRAVERSE CITY - Newly signed legislation will provide Michigan residents more access to medication that reverses overdoses from heroin and other opioids, according to [...]

What Marriage Equality Looks Like in 2016

By | 2016-12-22T09:00:00-04:00 December 22nd, 2016|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF A 2016 Survey of Contemporary Couples & Current Wedding Trends reveals that same-sex weddings have become more elaborate. The amount that LGBT couples are choosing to spend on those celebrations has surged, [...]

Fighting Chants

By | 2016-12-22T09:00:00-04:00 December 22nd, 2016|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Cukor's rib donor 5 Decide not to swallow 9 Amelie Mauresmo's woman 14 Threesome that visited Mary 15 ___ sci 16 Hunter that comes out at night 17 Apple that isn't a fruit [...]

Transmissions: Deadnames

By | 2016-12-22T09:00:00-04:00 December 22nd, 2016|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith On Dec. 2, a fire broke out in a warehouse building in Oakland, California. Its tenants knew the building as Ghost Ship; it housed an artists' collective. That's not uncommon in [...]

The Strength to be Yourself

By | 2016-12-15T09:00:00-04:00 December 15th, 2016|Michigan, News|

BY EMELL DERRA ADOLPHUS In the annals of history's hard bodies, bodybuilder Matthew "Kroc" Kroczaleski will always be known as one of the strongest men in the world. After serving time in the marines from [...]

Drag Queen Bingo Moves to a New Square

By | 2016-12-15T09:00:00-04:00 December 15th, 2016|Michigan, News|

ROYAL OAK - Five15 cafe on Washington Avenue, known for its entertaining and popular Drag Queen Bingo nights, is getting ready to move. The new location will be a vacant corner store attached to Pronto [...]

Trump Nominates Defense, HHS, HUD

By | 2016-12-15T09:00:00-04:00 December 15th, 2016|National, News|

By Lisa Keen Secretary of HUD nominee Ben Carson (AP Photo) "Horrifying" is the term one LGBT health activist used to describe President-elect Trump's choice to head up the Department of Health and Human [...]