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Unity Fund Established to Support LGBT Candidates in Michigan

June 24th 2020

It is an encouraging sign, but more needs to be done outside our bubble.

Supreme Court Rules for LGBT Protections, But Activists Say More Work to Go

June 16th 2020

“It is impossible to discriminate against a person for being homosexual or transgender without discriminating against that individual based on sex,” he wrote.

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come

December 15th 2017

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – Story time in Huntington Woods got a little more interesting with the announcement of guest readers for December, January and February.  The Huntington Woods Library has begun hosting what is believed to be […]

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas

August 14th 2017

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Over 500 people packed the First United Methodist Church of Ferndale and the lawn in front overlooking Woodward Ave. Sunday evening to share a message of love and justice following violence in Charlottesville, VA connected […]

Ultimate LGBT Wedding Expo March 26

March 16th 2017

Ultimate LGBT Wedding Expo March 26 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – Come join us for the Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo March 26, 2017 at the fabulous MotorCity Casino Hotel. Enjoy a fantastic fashion show, food, live entertainment, prizes and more all in MotorCity’s state-of-the-art ballroom and Sound Board Theater. Tickets just $10. Click […]

Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT & Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Oct. 19

October 17th 2016

Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT and Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Oct. 19 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 20160 Holly, MI – Following last Tuesday’s decision by the Village of Holly Council not to adopt a human rights ordinance that would have given LGBT people the same civil rights at other marginalized groups, the folks […]

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance

August 23rd 2016

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – “It’s really time for the village to make another kind of decision – that discrimination is not okay and diversity is welcome in our community.” Attorney Ken Mogill’s words summed up the discussion that preceded […]

SOGI Conference for Educators Featuring Sean Kosofsky, Stephanie White Jan. 29

January 16th 2016

SOGI Conference for Educators Featuring Sean Kosofsky, Stephanie White Jan. 29 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – This year we are  Creating Climate Change in our Classrooms and Communities. We are taking our next steps toward creating safe and inclusive climates in our classrooms, schools, and school districts. We are stepping out to change the climate […]

Rochester Schools Hosting MLK Tribune Program Jan. 14

January 5th 2016

Rochester Schools Hosting MLK Tribune Program Jan. 14 (EVENT page) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Community School District invites local community members to share in a celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister and peaceful Civil Rights leader who championed for the freedoms of all citizens. A Beacon on […]

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

December 8th 2015

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people […]