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Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 25th anniversary.

Obituary: Chrissy Surewater

By | 2019-05-02T12:46:02-04:00 May 2nd, 2019|News|

July 23, 1953 — May 1, 2019 Chrissy Surewater passed away on May 1, 2019, at the age of 65. The beloved fiance of Michelle Fox- Phillips and dear sister of Lee and Michael. Chrissy [...]

Gay World Leaders

By | 2019-04-19T14:09:38-04:00 April 19th, 2019|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Early AIDS play 5 Weathercock 9 Fairy tale start 13 Wise guy 14 Debussy contemporary Satie 15 Vague sense 16 His brother laid him in his grave 17 Garb for Troy Perry 18 [...]

BTL Hosts National LGBT Publishers

By | 2019-04-16T17:25:29-04:00 April 16th, 2019|Michigan, News|

DETROIT – Publishers of the 12 largest LGBT newspapers in America met in Detroit on April 10 and 11 for the annual meeting of the National LGBTQ Media Association. Jan Stevenson and Susan Horowitz, co-publishers [...]

US Designates Grindr a National Security Risk

By | 2019-04-02T12:18:23-04:00 April 2nd, 2019|National, News|

BY JAMES WELLEMEYER, Washington Blade The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has designated Grindr a national security risk, according to an exclusive report from Reuters published on March 27. Reuters could not obtain CFIUS’s [...]

State Settles Same-Sex Adoption Case

By | 2019-03-22T10:59:21-04:00 March 22nd, 2019|Michigan, News|

LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel today announced a settlement with the plaintiffs in Dumont et al. v Gordon et al. (Case No. 2:17-cv-13080), a case centering on some state-contracted foster care and adoption agencies’ [...]

LGBTQ Military Organizations Applaud Lawmakers

By | 2019-02-06T11:20:50-04:00 February 6th, 2019|National, News|

Several members of Congress invited actively-serving and veteran transgender service members as their honored guests to President Trump's State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Feb. 5. For many of the legislators, the Supreme Court’s [...]

Willyce Kim Wrote Her Own Story

By | 2018-10-03T15:11:18-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|LGBTQA History, News|

BY JASON VILLEMEZ, LGBTQ HISTORY PROJECT Willyce Kim is the first Asian-American lesbian writer to be published in the U.S. She spent her childhood years in Hawaii and California and graduated from San Francisco College [...]