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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!

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 […]

Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director

March 13th 2019

Dave Garcia to Return as Affirmation’s Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Former Affirmations Executive Director Dave Garcia is returning after five years of working for Los Angeles LGBT Center in California.  Garcia left affirmations early in 2014 to take the lead of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which has six […]

Trans/GNC Day of ARTivism at Affirmations in Ferndale March 23 

March 1st 2019

Trans/GNC Day of ARTivism at Affirmations in Ferndale March 23 Ferndale, MI – We are proud to announce the #REVIVAL of the trans/gender non-conforming DAY OF ARTIVISM! Create art together, with live music, poetry, performed by TGNC artists. Self-care is radical, and our community deserves this platform for expression. BY TRANS FOLX, FOR TRANS FOLX….and […]

Hazel Park Shows Rainbow Colors, Declares June Pride Month

May 22nd 2018

Hazel Park Shows Rainbow Colors, Declares June Pride Month (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2018) Hazel Park, MI- As Hazel Park City Manager Ed Klobucher taped a rainbow flag in front of the City Council benches, the public heard from members of the LGBTQ community about why the city’s proclamation of June as Pride Month […]

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities

August 28th 2017

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities   FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Pride distributed $25,000 in grants – the most funding it ever has distributed in a single year – to five local LGBTQ charities Monday, Aug. 28, at the Ferndale City Council meeting.   The Ferndale Community Foundation, Ferndale Pride’s sponsoring […]

Program for Older LGBT Adults Seeking Friendly Caller Program Coordinator

August 5th 2017

Part time job opportunity at SAGE Metro Detroit.     (FEATURED JOB LISTING) Friendly Caller Program Coordinator. See below: Job Description Part-Time Friendly Caller Coordinator Contractual Position Responsible for: • Implementation of the Friendly Caller Program, which includes the marketing of the program and recruitment of volunteers for the program, the training and orientation of […]

First Ferndale Pride 2017 Volunteer meeting April 26

April 19th 2017

First Ferndale Pride 2017 Volunteer meeting April 26 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – First  Ferndale Pride Volunteer meeting Wednesday, April 26st, 2017, 7pm at Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale. Please help spread this outreach with folks willing to offer assistance through your e-mail lists, share dates, times and the Affirmation location on Facebook and […]

Voices of Transgender Pride: Andrea from Indiana (1 of 15)

August 15th 2016

Voices of Transgender Pride:  Andrea from Indiana  (1 of 15) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug 15, 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 […]

Arts & Crafts Bazaar at Affirmations during Ferndale Pride June 4

May 14th 2016

 Arts & Crafts Bazaar at Affirmations during Ferndale Pride June 4 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Arts & Crafts Bazaar at Affirmations during Ferndale Pride June 4 Saturday June 4, 2016 at Affirmations 290 W. 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220. Held inside the Affirmations Community Center during Ferndale Pride. The Bazaar will feature:  -Arts […]