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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.

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.

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 […]

Drag Queen Story Time at Huntington Woods Library Nov. 17

October 19th 2018

Drag Queen Story Time at Huntington Woods Library Nov. 17 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pride in the Park Brings Transgender People Together

August 22nd 2017

Pride in the Park Brings Transgender People Together (Julia Music, Aug. 22, 2017) Transgender Michigan is celebrating its 20th year as a non-profit advocacy group for transgender people in the state of Michigan. This year their annual event, Transgender Pride saw record breaking crowds as more than 500 people gathered in Geary Park to celebrate […]

2017 Ferndale Pride Pictures

June 4th 2017

2017 Ferndale Pride Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The sunshine and the crowds came out Saturday for the annual Ferndale Pride Festival, celebrating the LGBTQAI community and diversity.  The festival opened with youth releasing rainbow colored balloons in memory of Peter Cooper, a community activist who passed away in the […]

Dr. Who’s John Barrowman Shares Advice to Transgender Teens (video)

May 23rd 2017

Dr. Who’s John Barrowman Shares Advice to Transgender Teens (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 23, 2017) Novi, MI – The actor who plays Captain Jack Harkness in Dr. Who, John Barrowman, had a crowd of people cheering at this weekend’s Motor City Comic Con in Novi when an audience member asked him for words of […]