Parents Inspired By Gay Son, Give Back to LGBTQ Youth

BY EVE KUCHARSKI Madelyn and Jim Cosens are known for serving up some of the best mac 'n' cheese for dinner at the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park every [...]

EQMI Gives Thanks in the Month of Thanksgiving

BY BTL STAFF Tired of all the negativity in our country, our state and our community? It's enough to create a state of depression. Since November is the month [...]

Affirmative Living

BY JONATHAN W. THURSTON In the spirit of the holiday season, it's important to think about ways to give back to the community, and helping local non-profits [...]

Love Wears On

Love loud and proud. That's the message Michigan-based clothing company Closets are for Clothes is sending with their custom T-shirt designs made to support [...]

Local Organizations Emphasize Giving, Not Getting This Holiday Season

BY BTL STAFF The Between The Lines Holiday Gift Guide is full of the best entertainment ideas and the hottest gift ideas for the LGBT community, thanks to the [...]

The Frivolist: 6 Ways To Lessen The Gut-Busting Effects Of Your Thanksgiving Binge

Thanksgiving is a holiday of gratitude and family, indulgence and indigestion. Embrace the former while ditching the latter with these actionable ways to [...]

Fashionably Festive 2015

BY AJ TRAGER BC Cabangbang TROY – BC Cabangbang came out at 25 but knew at the age of 9 that there was something a little different about himself. Faith and [...]

Don We Now Our 'Gay' Apparel... And Other LGBT Gifts This Season

It's that time again: time to either excitedly purchase gifts for your loved ones, or begrudgingly put off the holiday gift buying task until you're [...]

Detroit's AJ O'Neil Boldly Brews New Career Venture

BY AJ TRAGER AJ O'Neil, founder of Detroit Bold Coffee Co., was the owner and operator of AJ's Cafe in Ferndale until it closed in 2012. BTL photo: AJ Trager [...]

Designing Below The Belt

BY AJ TRAGER Jerome Fulton, 28, has returned to Michigan after spending eight years in NYC to launch his first comfy and sexy underwear line designed for the [...]


By Keith Orr The holidays are upon us. In the fast-paced world we live in, we make time to get together with friends. We share stories of the year, good food [...]

Create Holiday Gifts That Keep On Giving

By Melinda Myers Make this holiday season one filled with creating memories and gifts that keep giving throughout the year. Terrariums have made a comeback and [...]

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