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Ferndale: Affirmations Fall Fling Oct. 8

September 30th 2016

Ferndale:  Affirmations Fall Fling Oct. 8 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – A celebration of metro Detroit’s LGBTQ community and its allies, Fall Fling 2016 will feature live entertainment, cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The event will be held inside Affirmations 17,000 square foot state of the art Allan Gilmour and Eric Jirgens Community […]

Affirmations’ LGBTQ Youth Prom Adds to Ferndale Pride Fun May 30

May 23rd 2015

Affirmations’ LGBTQ Youth Prom a great addition to this year’s Ferndale Pride Festival (Affirmations press release, May 23, 2015) In honor of Ferndale Pride, the Carl Rippberger Youth Empowerment Program at Affirmations invites youth ages 13-20 to be young, fearless & fabulous at its free Youth Prom on Saturday, May 30, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Affirmations located […]

Just 4 Us Owner, Community Activist, Kevin Rogers Dies

January 7th 2015

Just 4 Us Owner, Community Activist, Kevin Rogers Dies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2015) After years of fighting for equality and inspiring others with his rainbow-painted storefront and endless fundraising help, the owner of Just 4 Us in Ferndale met with a battle that eventually took his life. Kevin Rogers died Sunday night after […]

Rally… as Religious Freedom Bill Dies in the Senate (video)

December 18th 2014

Rally Supports Equality as Religious Freedom Bill Dies in the Senate (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 18, 2014) In Ferndale Thursday night dozens of people rallied to show support for equality, and disapproval of a bill that would give people with a deeply held religious belief the right to have their religious beliefs trump laws […]

Affirmations Fundraising Update

May 15th 2011

After six months of managing Affirmations as the Interim Executive Director, Kevin Howley says that the organization is on track with its financial recovery process and that the search for a new Executive Director is moving along.