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 [...]

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 [...]

NOGLSTP Seeks LGBTQ Scholarship Applicants

By | 2020-05-11T12:46:45-04:00 May 11th, 2020|National, News|

The National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals is seeking applicants for the 2020/2021 school year to receive its Out to Innovate Scholarship. Any two undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career [...]

Supreme Court Focuses in on Religion

By | 2020-05-07T17:06:26-04:00 May 7th, 2020|National, News|

While LGBTQ people nervously await the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions regarding two big employment discrimination cases, the court this month heard arguments in other cases that could have significant impact. On Wednesday, May 6, the [...]

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 [...]