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Burglars Sought Who Rigged Billboard to Show Porn on I-75

September 30th 2019

The suspects forced entry into the building, which is also secured by a 6 foot fence. 

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 […]

It’s Not Just About the Suit: Sex Discrimination Case Arguments Heard in Court of Appeals

October 6th 2017

It’s Not Just About the Suit: Sex Discrimination Case Arguments Heard in Court of Appeals (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2017) CINCINNATI, OHIO – Justice Helene White of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals questioned attorney Douglas G. Wardlow on Wednesday during his oral argument on behalf of R.G. &. G.R. Harris Funeral Homes who […]

State Police Seeking Opportunities to Educate on Human Trafficking

January 5th 2016

State Police Seeking Opportunities to Educate on Human Trafficking (Michigan State Police, Jan. 5, 2016) Oak Park, MI – With an estimated 100,000 and 300,000 children at risk for sexual exploitation in the U.S. with an average age of 11 to 14 years old., the Michigan State Police (MSP) wants to raise awareness about Human […]

Pistol Whipped, Robbed and Left Unconscious: Victim Hopes Predator he Met Online is Captured

July 9th 2015

Pistol Whipped, Robbed and Left Unconscious: Victim Hopes Predator he Met Online is Captured (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 9, 2015) The man who hurt Henry Hoskins is described as a dark complected black man in his 20s with a star tattooed on the right side of his face. He is 5’9″ with an average build. […]

Michigan AIDS Coalition Expands Testing to Include Other STDs

June 23rd 2015

Michigan AIDS Coalition Expands Testing to Include Other STDs (MAC Press Release, June 23, 2015) This month, Michigan AIDS Coalition (MAC), will formally launch its Integrated Testing Pilot Project, which now will include Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Hepatitis C in addition to its longstanding screenings for HIV and Syphilis. “For many years, we have been serving […]

‘Gentlemen’ discuss women’s issues and sexism

May 15th 2012

They watched part of the Jean Kilbourne’s “Killing us Softly 4.” Kilbourne’s documentary shows how sexist advertising, television and media create a culture where women are constantly objectified and belittled….The film also points out that men do not live in a world where they are continuously, pervasively, judged by their looks – unlike women.

Feminism in Ferndale and Beyond: NOW’s New Discussion Group

October 1st 2011

The Love Your Mind discussion centered around a Huffington Post article called “Gloria to Liz Lemon: How Pop Culture is Producing Today’s Feminist Icons.” The article praised the author’s picks for contemporary feminist icons – including Tina Fey, Christina Aguilera, Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer, Gwen Stefani, Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama. NOW members and guests debated the writer’s choices.

Mom Pleads to Sex w/Minor & Providing Alcohol…

March 4th 2011

A pre-band-event sleepover led to a 42-year-old mother providing alcohol to her daughter’s 15 year old band-mate and having sex with him.