Fred Upton supporters have launched a homophobic $500,000 TV campaign against gay U.S. Congressional candidate Jon Hoadley that uses antiquated and false tropes about the LGBTQ community. Hoadley is a Victory Fund-endorsed, three-term Michigan State [...]
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-Michigan), one of the longest-serving members of the U.S. House of Representatives, has burnished a reputation for decency and civility. That’s why it is especially alarming that his reelection campaign would [...]
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.
As we approach the holiday season we are excited to share with you our plans for the coming year. After 26 years of continuous publishing we are going to take our first real holiday break!
PONTIAC - Anti-gay activist Tom McMillin is attempting to unseat incumbent Oakland County Treasurer Pat Dohany in the Aug. 3 Republican primary. His move in part prompted the party's executive committee to overwhelmingly endorse Dohany [...]
All of us at Between The Lines are totally excited about the Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo at the MotorCity Casino Hotel from noon to 5 p.m. this Sunday, and we are hoping that [...]
Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System, discussed her new book with Linda Forte, SVP Comerica Bank. The event was sponsored by Inforum, a professional womens networking organization, and attracted over 300 people to [...]
Radically different polling and modeling numbers were reported at an LGBT community forum Dec. 7 on the topic of a ballot initiative for LGBT and women's civil rights. Polling data from Fair Michigan, the ballot [...]
Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Rev. Roland Stringfellow, senior pastor at Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit, encouraged people to celebrate victories but stay vigilant in fighting the backlash. [...]
On Jan. 13, 1958, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered its first ever pro-gay ruling in ONE Inc. v. Olesen, a landmark decision that allowed a magazine for gays and lesbians to be sent through the [...]
"I lived in some parts of the world where people donat have equality at all - not just based on sexual orientation, but based on gender and world views and all kinds of things." [...]
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer and running mate Lisa Brown sat down with BTL publishers Jan Stevenson and Susan Horowitz prior to the Michigan Democratic Convention for a wide-ranging conversation about their campaign, what a [...]
DETROIT - Jon Hoadley is one of the most effective LGBT activists in Michigan. Now he is running for a seat in the Michigan House of Representatives, and he will be asking for the financial [...]
DETROIT - Throughout American history the black family has endured and evolved under pressures of slavery, discrimination, poverty and social unrest. Two black pastors discussed black family structures and why the argument against marriage equality [...]
DETROIT - Opening week in the DeBoer v Snyder trial was one of cautious optimism for those rooting for the plaintiffs April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse. On Feb. 28, expert witnesses presented by the plaintiffs [...]
April DeBoer with Linda Lombardini outside the courthouse. Day One - Opening Statements The courtroom was packed to overflow to hear opening statements and initial testimony in the DeBoer v. Snyder federal court case [...]