BTL COVID-19 Resource Guide

As the world continues to learn more about coronavirus and its spread, it's vital to stay up-to-date on the latest developments. However, it's also important to make sure that the information being distributed is from credible sources. To that end, Between The Lines has compiled, [...]

Obituary: Terrence McNally

By | 2020-03-26T11:06:45-04:00 March 26th, 2020|National, News|

Terrence McNally, writer of such plays as "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" died March 24 of complications from COVID-19 in a hospital in his home state of Florida. Labeled by The New York Times [...]

Marriage Equality Still Needs to Be Protected, Especially From Religious Exemptions

By | 2020-03-20T00:15:24-04:00 March 20th, 2020|Guides, Wedding|

Though far from ideal, it's clear that the perception of LGBTQ people and their right to marry in the U.S. has changed for the better. In fact, a 2019 Pew Research Center poll shows that 60 percent of Americans favor LGBTQ marriage equality, compared to 30 percent who oppose it. What makes this statistic even more promising is that in 2004, those numbers were flipped. Still, despite this positive push forward and the fact that the legal right for LGBTQ couples to marry has been secured, it's vital to stay aware of legal pushes and organizations working to dismantle those protections across the country.

The Perfect Meeting

By | 2020-03-20T00:11:04-04:00 March 20th, 2020|Guides, Wedding|

They say love comes at unexpected moments; it certainly did for Savanna Wojtanowski and Amy Balich. Though they were both Division I athletes in college, each played a different sport — soccer and softball respectively [...]

2020 Wedding Trends to Spice Up Your Ceremony

By | 2020-03-20T00:08:55-04:00 March 20th, 2020|Guides, Wedding|

Planning a wedding at any stage can be tricky, and one of the most difficult parts is creating a ceremony that's uniquely one's own. To help with that struggle, Between The Lines has collected a list of 20 popular trends this year that might make planning easier.

A Message to BTL Readers and the Greater Michigan LGBTQ Community

By | 2020-03-19T23:28:38-04:00 March 19th, 2020|Opinions, Viewpoints|

The message could not be clearer: respond to the COVID-19 crisis by staying home whenever you can, wash your hands frequently and do whatever you can to not spread the virus. But there is also a much larger message to spread: take care of each other, reach out to people who are isolated and fearful, and let's open our hearts to each other – even if we can’t physically open our arms.

Creep of the Week: COVID-19

By | 2020-03-19T23:23:39-04:00 March 19th, 2020|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

There’s a reason #StayTheFuckHome is trending. Because that’s what we should all be doing. As much as possible, of course. There are lots of people who can’t, maybe because they have to work or have medical appointments they can’t miss. In other words, good reasons.

BTL COVID-19 Resource Guide

By | 2020-04-10T11:01:14-04:00 March 17th, 2020|Breaking, International, News|

As the world continues to learn more about coronavirus and its spread, it's vital to stay up-to-date on the latest developments. However, it's also important to make sure that the information being distributed is from [...]