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, [...]

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About BTL Staff

Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 27th anniversary.

Gov. Whitmer Renames Downtown Lansing’s Lewis Cass Building to the ‘Elliott-Larsen Building’ to Honor Sponsors of Michigan’s Landmark Civil Rights Law 

By | 2020-06-30T13:46:59-04:00 June 30th, 2020|Michigan, News|

LANSING — Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-139 to rename the state-owned Lewis Cass Building in downtown Lansing to the “Elliott-Larsen Building,” honoring the legislators who sponsored Michigan’s landmark civil rights act. The legislation [...]


By | 2020-06-26T13:20:33-04:00 June 26th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 O'Neal of _The Bad News Bears_ 6 Bend over 10 Direction from Stephen Pyles 14 In concert 15 Bedrock pet 16 Cosmetics businessman Laszlo 17 Start of the response to "Be yourself" in [...]

Metro Detroit Juneteenth Celebrations

By | 2020-06-19T13:19:04-04:00 June 19th, 2020|Michigan, News|

A day of celebration originally in 1865, June 19, or Juneteenth as it came to be called, commemorates the day when Union Army General Gordon Granger read General Order No. 3 in Galveston, Texas, stating [...]

Remembering Lynn

By | 2020-06-17T11:02:21-04:00 June 11th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Mark Bingham of 9/11 5 "I ___ Kick Out of You" 9 Desperate cry 13 Bird, to Brutus 14 Come together 16 Estimating words 17 Kerry, who plays Mia on 48-/64-Across 19 Animal [...]


By | 2020-06-17T11:04:14-04:00 June 4th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Disney canine 6 Word after "Hail Mary" 10 A little behind 14 Bright, to editors 15 For most students 16 With mouth wide open 17 Bear 18 Penetrate slowly 19 Burning software 20 [...]

Music Royalty

By | 2020-06-17T10:51:18-04:00 May 28th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 It requires several G-strings 5 Start of a _South Pacific_ song 9 One who often screws actors 14 Friendly opening 15 Genie portrayer Barbara 16 Cut 17 Ethnic cuisine type 18 Police incursion [...]

Melissa Etheridge’s 21-Year-Old Son Dead

By | 2020-05-14T14:59:04-04:00 May 14th, 2020|National, News|

By Washington Blade Staff Melissa Etheridge’s 21-year-old son Beckett Cypher died Wednesday. Etheridge tweeted that it was related to opioid addiction. “Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid [...]

BTL Awarded $100,000 From Facebook

By | 2020-05-15T10:09:28-04:00 May 12th, 2020|COVID-19, Michigan, News|

LIVONIA - On May 8, Between The Lines received a $100,000 grant from Facebook to support the paper’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Michigan’s LGBTQ community. “We are thrilled to receive this support [...]

Motor City Pride 2020 Postponed

By | 2020-05-15T10:16:16-04:00 April 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Michigan, News|

Originally scheduled for June 6 through 7 at Hart Plaza in Detroit, Motor City Pride 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Festival representatives released an official statement on their site explaining the decision. [...]


By | 2020-06-17T10:31:07-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across 1 Irene of _Fame_ 5 Sound of three men in a tub 10 Bit of salt, for Stephen Pyles 14 Way to come 15 Stars that shoot off 16 Emerald lsle 17 _To ___ [...]