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

Cher Can Do Whatever She Damn Well Pleases, Even If It's This Controversial Album Art

Cher is stirring up some mixed internet feelings with that Christmas cover.

Franchising and the LGBTQ+ Community

The Perfect Deluxe ComboWhen you think about franchising, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?Probably McDonald’s or Super Cuts, as they’re two of the most popular franchises in the U.S.But franchises aren’t just [...]

February 2023 Advice to Be Well From Dr. Mark Bornstein and Dr. Paul Benson

My friend told me about a new strain of gonorrhea that is difficult to treat.  I have not heard of this.  Is it true? – M.B.Dear MBGonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States.  [...]

Michigan LGBTQ+ Orgs on Voter Suppression: Across the Country Anti-Voter Initiatives Are Attacking the LGBTQ+ Community

We are organizations across the State of Michigan that serve members of the LGBTQ+ community and we write this statement in opposition to the so-called "Secure Michigan Vote" petition drive. We believe that such initiative, instead of making voting [...]

2021 Michigan Pride Guide (So Far)

Editor's Note: This list will be updated as more dates are finalized. Last updated June 15, 2021. Looking for 2022's guide? Right here. By now it's understood that COVID-19 has thrown off long-term planning and that means that Pride season has [...]

Comparing Tongues

Across 1 Sound like a spinning top 5 Taye, the "Black Clark Gable" 10 Obscene four-letter word 14 Frequent online claim 15 ___ Gay 16 Field of study 17 Starting from 18 Cutter of leaves of grass 19 Pink lady liquors 20 London's nation, with "the" 21 [...]



Teen Angst

Across 1 One of the Three Bears 5 Puts it to 9 Peters out 13 "East of Eden" brother 14 Warm to a come-on 15 Kind of stimulation 16 Go on and on 17 Georgia spread on the screen 18 "Climb ___ Mountain" 19 Angela portrayer in 34-Across 22 Prey for [...]

Agnes of 'WandaVision'

Across  1 Poet Gidlow  5 "Sodomy" musical  9 Heroic tales 14 Anderson Cooper's area 15 "All ___ " (1984 Tomlin film) 16 Almost ready for the tooth fairy 17 Hopeless cases for Dr. Torres 18 Unbending 19 "Three Tall Women" writer 20 [...]