KGLRC Changes Name, Gets New Location

By | 2017-02-26T09:00:00-04:00 February 26th, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF KALAMAZOO - After more than 28 years of operating as the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center, the organization will now be known as OutFront Kalamazoo. "Now, more than ever, we believe it [...]

Love Is All Around

By | 2017-02-23T09:00:00-04:00 February 23rd, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Sailor's pole 5 Loads of 10 Little fairies 14 Baldwin staffer 15 Nobelist Sadat 16 He cruised for 40 days straight 17 Race in a regatta 18 It helps a baker get it [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2017-02-23T09:00:00-04:00 February 23rd, 2017|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Kate Beckinsale and 'The Chocolate Money' Her flamboyance may remind you of Willy Wonka, but chocolate heiress Babs Ballentyne has zero plans to give away any of her fortune to some [...]

Viewpoint: Great, The Way We Were

By | 2017-02-23T09:00:00-04:00 February 23rd, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Hattie Alexander Our new President promises to "Make America great again." Greatness, I think, is a matter of perspective. Mr. Trump was born into the privileged, wealthy class. From his perspective America used to [...]

Jackson Pride Center Unveiled

By | 2017-02-23T09:00:00-04:00 February 23rd, 2017|Michigan, News|

Carl Struble (left) who is credited with being the driving force behind the idea of the Jackson Pride Center, uses a regular pair of scissors to cut a ribbon to open the center while Nikki [...]

Affirmations Welcomes New Volunteer

By | 2017-02-16T09:00:00-04:00 February 16th, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF FERNDALE - Affirmations has been incredibly fortunate to receive the support of volunteers since their founding in 1989. Volunteers work throughout the community center performing a variety of tasks. In a brief [...]

Raucus LGBT Caucus at MDP

By | 2017-02-16T09:00:00-04:00 February 16th, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Mark LaChey, standing, was reelected chair of the LGBT & Allies Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party and Jan Stevenson(seated from left) was also reelected as caucus' First Vice Chair. The other [...]

Funding Steady at Equality Michigan

By | 2017-02-16T09:00:00-04:00 February 16th, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY JAN STEVENSON Despite lots of changes in personnel and management, especially at the executive director position, an analysis of the financial reports for Equality Michigan from 2013 through 2015 show that the organization has [...]