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One of the Democratic Party's main objectives in this election season is to get more people out to vote. In 2010, nearly 1 million fewer Democrats went to the polls than voted in 2008. Party chairman Lon Johnson said last month that if at least 200,000 of those people turn out in 2014, Democrats will win. READ MORE.
MICHIGAN - Candidate for the open seat on the Michigan Supreme Court, Richard Bernstein, recently sat down with BTL. The pro bono lawyer is known for his work with disability cases. He set up the Public Service Division of his family's law firm and handles cases that "no one else will take." READ MORE.
Have you ever read something so stupid that you could feel your brain cells committing suicide as you read it? That's how I feel after reading Gina Loudon's Oct. 19 World Net Daily piece titled "8 Reasons Why Democrats Hate Traditional Marriage." READ MORE.
For over 50 years. Life magazine informed Americans about what was happening here and abroad. Photos and content were dramatic. Mostly conservative. Occasionally controversial. Once in awhile downright shocking. READ MORE.
While voting, don't forget the names at the bottom of the ballot. While at your local polling location, do vote for the top spots of Governor, Attorney General, U.S. Senate, Michigan Supreme Court... and then vote the ENTIRE ballot, all the way down to your local school board candidates. READ MORE.
Oct. 16 is this year's Spirit Day, an event created by GLAAD to show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who have been bullied. READ MORE.
'Tis the season for houses of horror to appear all over Metro Detroit, but who would have expected that one of the goriest would be the Detroit Opera House? Given the venue, however, we are once again reminded that horror implied is more visceral than horror depicted. READ MORE.
East Lansing Democratic State Rep. Sam Singh and his Republican opponent are both being lambasted by anonymously distributed fliers for failing to respond to Public Advocate's "Family Values Survey." READ MORE.
One time king of foreclosures in Michigan, David Trott, may be headed to defeat in Michigan's 11th Congressional district. Trott is vying to replace Rep. Kerry Bentivolio against Bentivolio, Democrat Bobby McKenzie and Libertarian John Tatar. READ MORE.
Jordan Haskins wants to be the Republican house member representing Michigan's 95th House District. And he wants everyone to know he is a staunch, Bible believing Christian who has "fought" the homosexual agenda in Saginaw. READ MORE.
MICHIGAN - Between The Lines has created a Voter Guide available both in print and online, filled with detailed spreadsheets that will show Michigan voters which major endorsements each candidate has received up and down the ticket. READ MORE.
International Experience USA (iE-USA) is recruiting Michigan families to host foreign nationals, ages 14-18, during the 2014-2015 academic school year. In many cases, these students may find more acceptance and welcome in the United States than in their home countries. In May, BTL interviewed a gay exchange student from Italy staying in Lansing. That student, Federico, had said "As far as being gay, I've never had a single problem here. I do feel more accepted here in Michigan." READ MORE.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer and running mate Lisa Brown sat down with BTL publishers Jan Stevenson and Susan Horowitz prior to the Michigan Democratic Convention for a wide-ranging conversation about their campaign, what a SchauerBrown administration would be like for the LGBT community and who would be included. They addressed LGBT civil rights, health issues, senior care, marriage equality and how both of them have come to be such vocal allies of the LGBT community. Here is a recap of Schauer's words on these concerns. READ MORE.
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One of the Democratic Party's main objectives in this election season is to get more people out to vote. In 2010, nearly 1 million fewer Democrats went to the polls than voted in 2008. Party chairman Lon Johnson said last month that if at least 200,000 of those people turn out in 2014, Democrats will win.View More Pride Source Votes
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