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Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces 61st Season

BY BTL STAFF DETROIT - Michigan's longest running, nonprofit, professional theatre announces its 61st season. The Detroit Repertory Theatre continues its mission to produce indigenous, diversity centered theatre and to democratize the arts from its [...]

By |2017-07-27T09:00:00-04:00July 27th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Ann Arbor OUTFest Marks 23 Years

BY DARIUS OSBORNE Photo courtesy of Jim Toy Community Center Ann Arbor is not only known for its world-renowned University of Michigan, but for its impeccable support and programs for the LGBTQ community. [...]

By |2017-07-27T09:00:00-04:00July 27th, 2017|Michigan, News|

6 Gay Icons

Across 1 "I'm not in the ___!" 5 Left to pirates 9 "Rubyfruit Jungle" writer Rita Mae 14 Shakespeare's Hathaway 15 US citizen 16 The sound of music? 17 One who does it just for [...]

By |2017-07-27T09:00:00-04:00July 27th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Purrlates with Miranda

BY BTL STAFF The Ferndale Catfe Lounge presents Purrlates - Pilates with a twist - on Saturdays at 9 a.m. at the Catfe Lounge at 821 Livernois St in Ferndale. According to the event website, [...]

By |2017-07-26T09:00:00-04:00July 26th, 2017|Michigan, News|

German President Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

BY MICHAEL K. LAVERS, WASHINGTON BLADE German President Mark-Walter Steinmeier on July 20, 2017, signed a same-sex marriage bill. Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday signed a [...]

By |2017-07-21T09:00:00-04:00July 21st, 2017|Michigan, News|

Out In Force

BY EMELL DERRA ADOLPHUS Police officer Danielle Woods would sooner flash you a smile than her badge. Both are equally bright, formidably disarming, and essential to her role as the Detroit Police Department's first-ever LGBT [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Calling All Food Lovers

The YpsiTasty Grub Crawl - a joint venture and local food celebration to support the mission of the A2Y Chamber and Growing Hope - is a chance for food lovers to enjoy the best locally [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Time for Kids

Across 1 Pool players put their balls here 5 Perils for Patty Sheehan 10 Tubbies' prefix 14 Sparkle 15 Play too broadly, on Broadway 16 Pious ejaculation 17 First-rate 18 Extreme thespian activity 20 Harold [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

U-M Announces LGBTQ Alumni Group

The University of Michigan Alumni Association has announced the formation of a new LGBTQ alumni group. A former group did exist, but it became inactive, so a new organizing committee came together to form U-M [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

The Tradition of Connectedness

BY CURTIS LIPSCOMB It is that time again, and after months of strategic planning and securing partnerships, Detroit comes alive. The summer heat, the creative energy, and the festivities are highlighted accomplishments and challenges of [...]

By |2017-07-20T09:00:00-04:00July 20th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|