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Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road

June 24th 2019

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2019) Ferndale, MI – W. Nine Mile Road is expected to be closed Monday, weather permitting, for the installation of a crosswalk unlike any the city has had before. This crosswalk will be painted in the colors of the rainbow. Rainbow […]

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 […]

Bae Brunch at Greenspace Cafe to Benefit Ferndale Pride March 24

March 1st 2019

Bae Brunch at Greenspace Cafe to Benefit Ferndale Pride March 24 We are so excited to announce our partnership with Slay Inc. & Ferndale Pride to bring you a fabulous and unforgettable brunch on March 24. With some of the best plant based food, Beyonce beats, and bangin’ performances it will be a Sunday you […]

Slay Sunday at the Morrie to Benefit Ferndale Pride Nov. 25

November 21st 2018

Slay Sunday at the Morrie to Benefit Ferndale Pride Nov. 25 Royal Oak, MI – The Morrie (511 S. Main Street) is hosting Slay Sunday on Nov. 25 from 8pm-11pm. Are you ready to SLAY?  Join us for a #Pride night of Lip Sync Battles! Featuring: Rampage Asia Aviance Bentley James Sabin Tori Sass Mia […]

Ferndale Pride Donates $21,000 in Grants to Local Organizations

October 25th 2018

  Ferndale Pride Donates $21,000 in Grants to Local Organizations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2018) Ferndale, MI – The annual Ferndale Pride Festival continues to grow each year in attendance, size, and success.  At Monday’s Ferndale City Council Meeting Ferndale Pride Chairperson Julia Music announced grants donated to local organizations totaling $21,000. Ferndale Community […]

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism

June 6th 2018

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As the nation continues to wrestle with acceptance in areas of race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and other areas of difference, there are communities making it clear that they are welcoming of all.  Ferndale Pride is […]

Madison Heights Adopts LGBTQ Pride Month Proclamation

May 29th 2018

Madison Heights Adopts LGBTQ Pride Month Proclamation (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – Madison Heights has joined neighboring cities Hazel Park and Ferndale in proclaiming June to be LGBTQ Pride Month in the city.  The proclamation was made Tuesday by the City Council with a rainbow flag affixed to their desk. […]

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 Rainbow Run June 2

April 21st 2018

  Ferndale Rainbow Run June 2 Ferndale, MI- Kick off pride with some color!! Changing it up this year. The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 6th annual Rainbow Run 5K. All participants will receive a pair of Michigan made rainbow socks featuring the rainbow, trans, or asexual pride colors. This is a […]

Ferndale Pride Announces Multiple Fundraisers, Seeks Volunteers

February 28th 2018

Ferndale Pride Announces Multiple Fundraisers, Seeks Volunteers (Ferndale Pride, Feb. 28, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Preparations are under way for Ferndale Pride, which takes place June 2, 2018 in Downtown Ferndale.  In the meantime, here is information on volunteering and on fundraisers leading up to the event: Committee meetings with volunteers, location to be determined: […]