Jan Stevenson

Jan Stevenson is the former co-publisher of Between The Lines (1995 to 2020). She served as the first president of the board of Affirmations Community Center (1988 to 1992), and as the group’s first executive director (1992-1995).

Protest planned in Detroit against same-sex marriage ban

DETROIT – A coalition of LGBT groups in greater Detroit has called for a rally March 3 at noon at the City County Building in downtown Detroit to demonstrate against the existing ban against same-sex marriage. After the rally, same-sex couples plan [...]

Granholm extends protections to LGBT state employees

LANSING – Michigan's Governor Jennifer Granholm gave the LGBT employees of the State of Michigan a special holiday gift by issuing an Executive Directive that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation in state employment. Executive Order No. [...]

Michigan must get cool about gays

LANSING – Governor Jennifer Granholm wants Michigan to become a lot cooler, and the LGBT community has to be involved in helping Detroit and the state's other urban areas get some cool. She said that to become cool, Michigan must be more, "tolerant [...]

Straight money tips for LGBT couples

FARMINGTON – Managing your own money can be stressful, scary, fun, frustrating, exhilarating – and just plain confusing. LGBT people have to be especially mindful of how they structure their investment portfolios, because existing tax and property [...]

Off the scale:

ROYAL OAK/ANN ARBOR – Many people, as they grow older, may feel that their lives are not quite what they need – that their ability to express themselves and their true feelings are constrained by jobs, image and a need to fit in to the general [...]