Jason A. Michael

Jason A. Michael

Jason A. Michael is a senior staff writer for Between The Lines and Pride Source Media Group. He has been writing for BTL since 1999. Jason is also an Essence bestselling author. He may be reached at [email protected].

Chasten Buttigieg and Book Reviewer Battle It Out in War of Words

"Leave my kids out of it," Buttigieg tells queer writer Yasmin Nair

Watch Iconic Lesbian Jodie Foster and Annette Bening, Mom to a Trans Kid, in the Trailer For 'Nyad'

We're not surprised there's already early Oscar buzz for Foster and Bening.

'GMA' Anchor Robin Roberts Ties the Knot with Longtime Girlfriend

“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts and longtime partner Amber Laign have made it official, tying the knot on Sept. 8 in a small ceremony in the backyard of the couple’s home. The two have been together for 18 [...]


Why You’ve Probably Never Heard of Edward Brezinski, a Gay Michigan Artist Who Desperately Wanted to Become Famous

‘Make Me Famous’ doc explores the strange, sometimes sad ‘70s and ‘80s art scene. 

Michigan's Own Madonna Is Back to Rehearsing For Her Upcoming Tour After Health Scare

Singer will bring her Celebration Tour to Detroit on Jan. 15.

First Out NFL Player, Carl Nassib, Announces Retirement

"Football has given me more than I ever could have imagined."

Miss Coco Peru Calls on Fans To Help Keep Her Mother in Her Own Home

Miss Coco Peru is in crisis. At least, her mother is. The soon-to-be 97-year-old Helen, the source, Miss Coco admits, of many of her humorous stories, will run out of her long-term elder care insurance in January. Sadly, Miss Coco says she is not [...]

July 1, 1999: Crimes Are Very Similar: Murder Suspect Convicted of Killing Gay Man Exactly 20 Years Ago

Speaking to McCormick’s nephew, I learned how carefully the man who had marched with the likes of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jesse Jackson had concealed his homosexuality.

Out Gay Wrestler Anthony Bowens Keeps Winning — This Time at the Biggest Pro-Wrestling Event

It was, according to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), the biggest World Championship event in pro wrestling history. It happened this past weekend at London’s famed Wembley Stadium, where some 80,000 fans watched out gay wrestler Anthony Bowens and his two

Country Star Ty Herndon Marries Boyfriend Eric Schwartz At Outdoor Wedding in Tennessee

Country music star Ty Herndon, 61, just tied the knot with Alex Schwartz before a crowd of 300 on a farm in Chapmansboro, just outside Nashville. The ceremony, which took place on Aug. 26, was officiated by Melissa Greene, a vocalist formerly with [...]

Alice Cooper’s Loose Lips and Anti-Trans Statements Lead To Loss of Cosmetics Deal

The Godfather of Shock Rock is shocking for all the wrong reasons these days. Alice Cooper, 75, has lost his partnership with LGBTQ-owned cosmetics brand Vampyre Cosmetics after giving a horribly anti-trans interview with Stereogum. Asked to offer [...]

New State Budget Includes Unprecedented $10 Million Grant to Address LGBTQ+ Health Disparities

For the first time ever, the recently passed and signed 2023-2024 state budget will include an investment to address LGBTQ+ health disparities