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Hazel Park Human Rights Ordinance Passes First Reading

March 9th 2021

It is expected to advance to a third reading and be adopted in April.

Presidential Order Affirms Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBTQ People

February 12th 2021

President Joe Biden issued the following Executive Order on Jan. 20, solidifying the United States’ commitment to nondiscrimination against people based on sex, gender, and gender expression

Feb. 23 – Berkley Library Zoom with Tinderbox Author

February 1st 2021

Discover the shocking true story of the 1973 arson fire at the Up Stairs Lounge bar in New Orleans, the largest mass killing of gay people in American history prior to the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting.

Ferndale Pride Selling Shirts to Support LGBTQ Causes

July 4th 2020

Each year Foundation grants funds to local non-profits. Over the last 9 years, Foundation has distributed more than $200,000 to area organizations.

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.

Want to Get Married at Ferndale Pride May 30th?  Here’s How

January 25th 2020

The market will be open but your ceremony will be the only one happening during the hour that it’s scheduled for.

Oct. 26 – Affirmations Fall Fling: Wizard of Wine Party

October 11th 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 7 p.m. at Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center in Ferndale to enjoy food, drinks, wine, and entertainment!

Storm Does Not Stop the Sea of Rainbows of Ferndale Pride

June 8th 2019

Storm Does Not Stop the Sea of Rainbows of Ferndale Pride (Olivia Hughes, Crystal Proxmire, June 8, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale’s ninth annual Pride Festival was held June 1st, celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Ally community (LGBTQIA+). Rainbows were everywhere – from flags, to clothes, to hair. As the festival […]

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival

April 23rd 2019

Mom Spreading Love Seeks Volunteers for Free Hug Booth at Ferndale Pride Festival (Lara Mossa, April 23, 2019) UPDATE: Volunteer hug positions filled up quickly after being announced, but there are many other volunteer opportunities available. More info is available at www.ferndalepride.com FERNDALE, MI – Not everyone feels accepted by friends and family when they […]