Uncommon Bond

By | 2017-06-29T09:00:00-04:00 June 29th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Muscle Mary stat 5 Current band of the past? 9 Looks straight in the eye, say 14 Biz boss 15 Vanilla 16 Give the slip to 17 Wang in fashion 18 ___ fide [...]

HOPE Builds Community

By | 2017-06-29T09:00:00-04:00 June 29th, 2017|Michigan, News|

The HOPE Fund board co-chair Allan Gilmour Over 100 guests attended a soiree and fundraiser for The HOPE Fund in the magnificent gardens at the Palmer Woods home of Dr. Boyd Richards and Joshua Ronnebaum [...]

Two Years Later and Where Are We?

By | 2017-06-29T09:00:00-04:00 June 29th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

BY REV. ROLAND STRINGFELLOW June 26, 2015 - a day history was made. Crowds gather around their television sets waiting for the announcement from the High Court. A collective breath was held. Couples were holding [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

By | 2017-06-29T09:00:00-04:00 June 29th, 2017|Entertainment|

By Romeo San Vicente Joel Edgerton takes on ex-gay conversion in 'Boy Erased' Now that we've got a vice president who thinks so-called "gay conversion" therapy is a valuable form of torture for LGBT young [...]

Cardin Introduces ‘Lavender Scare’ Bill

By | 2017-06-23T09:00:00-04:00 June 23rd, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) on June 22, 2017, introduced a bill that would, among other things, allow State Department personnel who were fired during the so-called "lavender scare" [...]

Trailblazer

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Links vehicles for Patty Sheehan 6 Son of Adam and Eve 10 Auntie of Broadway 14 Hole instrument 15 Irene of "Fame" 16 Flamboyant style 17 The bottom line 18 "Yeah, right" 19 [...]

Perceptions Announces Annual Pride Awards

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Michigan, News|

BY BTL STAFF Perceptions in Midland has announced their annual Pride awardees in advance of the organization's 9th annual LGBT & Ally Pride Awards Banquet on June 27 which honors individuals and businesses who have [...]

The Ringwald Announces General Auditions

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|Michigan, News|

It's that time of year again when The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale searches for local talent to audition for their upcoming 2017/2018 season. Roles are available for the following shows: "The Rocky Horror Show," "Let [...]

5 Key Findings About LGBT Americans

By | 2017-06-22T09:00:00-04:00 June 22nd, 2017|National, News|

BY BTL STAFF Americans' views toward those who identify as LGBT have changed substantially in recent years, and a majority of U.S. adults now say homosexuality should be accepted by society, according to a report [...]