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Drag Queen Story Time at Huntington Woods Library Oct 20

October 1st 2018

Drag Queen Story Time at Huntington Woods Library Oct 20 Huntington Woods, MI- Drag Queen Storytime is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQS captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. In […]

Rochester Hills Forming Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Here’s How to Apply

June 15th 2018

Rochester Hills Forming Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Here’s How to Apply (City of Rochester Hills, June 15, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI  – At a recent City Council meeting, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett announced his plans  to implement an Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion. This committee will advise the Mayor on inclusion strategies that will […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 17

November 14th 2017

Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 17 Ferndale, MI – This is our 17th annual candle light vigil for those people who identify as trans or gender non-conforming who have been murdered in the last year. This year’s candlelight ceremony is hosted by Gender-Identity Network Alliance and MCC Detroit and will be at MCC on Friday […]

Ferndale Pride Donates $11,000 to Local Charities

December 1st 2016

Ferndale Pride Donates $11,000 to Local Charities (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale’s annual celebration of love and diversity for the LGBTQ community – Ferndale Pride – is not just an event that brings people together.  It’s an event that raises money for local charities.  And this year $11,000 was given […]

Michigan Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 24

September 9th 2016

Michigan Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 24 (Event Page) Ferndale, MI –  The Michigan Transgender Health Fair is coming up on Saturday September 24 from 1-4pm at Affirmations LGBT Community Center in Ferndale , Michigan. We’ll have lots of exhibitors and some great speakers. Dr Will Powers who will soon be joining Dr Paul […]

Voices of Transgender Pride: Dan Herrle (2 of 15)

August 31st 2016

Voices of Transgender Pride:  Dan Herrle  (2 of 15) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  The largest gathering of transgender people in Michigan happens every year in Ferndale with over 200 gender non-conforming individuals and supporters coming together for Transgender Pride in the Park. An unexpected downpour had nearly 100 people huddled […]

Transgender Pride in the Park in Ferndale Aug. 13

June 14th 2016

Transgender Pride in the Park in Ferndale Aug. 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Transgender Michigan hosts this annual gathering of trans-identified, genderqueer and allied people on Aug 13 from noon to 6pm at Geary Park in Ferndale, 1198 Early Blvd, Ferndale, MI 48220 For more info go to : https://www.facebook.com/events/948186701969845/ Check out previous stories […]

Ferndale: Race and Culture Book Club May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug 17, Sept 21 and Oct 19

April 21st 2016

Ferndale: Race and Culture Book Club May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug 17, Sept 21 and Oct 19 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – A group of Ferndale citizens (and regular patrons to its local library) have initiated a new kind of book club called the Race and Culture Book Club, to meet every third […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Transgender Detroit Transitions into GNA

November 26th 2012

The group also does a speaker’s bureau and takes place during other transgender related activities through the year. One of the goals of GNA is to incorporate more social events, like the drag shows and coming out party, into their work. They also hope to reach more …