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, [...]

Water in the Desert

By | 2020-07-08T11:03:13-04:00 July 8th, 2020|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Netflix has recently released "Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen," a documentary created by Sam Feder, Amy Scholder and Laverne Cox. In it, a cast of transgender and nonbinary people examine the history of trans images [...]

Together We Can Make Historic Change

By | 2020-06-26T12:37:43-04:00 June 26th, 2020|Opinions, Viewpoints|

I was honored to recently join Affirmations, OutFront Kalamazoo, Equality Michigan and several other hardworking organizations and activists across the state for a virtual celebration of the historic ruling made by the Supreme Court to [...]

Civil Unrest Now and Then

By | 2020-06-15T14:06:18-04:00 June 15th, 2020|Opinion, Opinions, Viewpoints|

As someone who participated in the Stonewall riots back in June 1969, many people have been asking me the similarities between that event and the events, civil unrest and demonstrations following the murder of George [...]

A Message to BTL Readers and the Greater Michigan LGBTQ Community

By | 2020-03-19T23:28:38-04:00 March 19th, 2020|Opinions, Viewpoints|

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.

Creep of the Week: COVID-19

By | 2020-03-19T23:23:39-04:00 March 19th, 2020|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

There’s a reason #StayTheFuckHome is trending. Because that’s what we should all be doing. As much as possible, of course. There are lots of people who can’t, maybe because they have to work or have medical appointments they can’t miss. In other words, good reasons.