Obituary: Aimee Stephens

By | 2020-05-18T11:11:09-04:00 May 18th, 2020|Michigan, News|

Aimee Stephens did not start out wanting to be a warrior for transgender rights. She simply wanted to be Aimee Stephens. When she announced she was transgender and would be presenting as her true, female [...]

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 [...]

Kalamazoo Pride 2020 Canceled

By | 2020-05-15T10:11:16-04:00 May 6th, 2020|COVID-19, Michigan, News|

The organizers of Kalamazoo Pride, OutFront Kalamazoo, recently announced that the annual summer event would be canceled this year. While it was initially expected that the June celebration would be merely postponed till April, OutFront [...]

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. [...]

Obituary: Brent Dorian Carpenter

By | 2020-04-16T10:25:57-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Michigan, News|

April 19, 1964 – March 23, 2020 Author Brent Dorian Carpenter, a former reporter and columnist for Between The Lines, died March 23 from complications from heart surgery. He was 55. A native Detroiter, Carpenter [...]