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Supreme Court Rules for LGBT Protections, But Activists Say More Work to Go

June 16th 2020

“It is impossible to discriminate against a person for being homosexual or transgender without discriminating against that individual based on sex,” he wrote.

Sept. 28 – Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale

September 21st 2019

Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels…The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community!

Transgender Day of Visibility in Royal Oak March 26

March 15th 2019

Transgender Day of Visibility in Royal Oak March 26 Royal Oak, MI – Transgender Michigan is hosting an event in honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility. The event takes place Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 6pm-8:30pm at Five15, 600 South Washington Avenue (next door to Pronto). There will be an open mic, storytelling, music, […]

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 […]

Affirmations Announces Restructuring, Eliminates Leadership Positions

November 15th 2018

  Affirmations Announces Restructuring, Eliminates Leadership Positions (Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Affirmations Community Center in Downtown Ferndale announced Wednesday the elimination of the Executive Director position and that other restructuring would take place. A statement released on Facebook says: “Over the past several years the cost of running a large community […]

Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 29

August 17th 2018

Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 29 Ferndale, MI – Transgender Michigan presents Transgender Health Fair Affirmations LGBT Community Center 290 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 Come discover health resources available to the transgender communities . Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels….FREE The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community. Sponsored by Volunteers needed Sponsor […]

Drag Queen Story Time Returns Jan. 18 in Huntington Woods

January 14th 2018

Drag Queen Story Time Returns Jan. 18 in Huntington Woods Huntington Woods, MI – Huntington Woods became what is believed to be the first Library in Michigan to host Drag Queen Story Time in December. “Drag Queen Storytime is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQS […]

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come

December 15th 2017

Huntington Woods Hosts Michigan’s First Drag Queen Story Time, More to Come (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – Story time in Huntington Woods got a little more interesting with the announcement of guest readers for December, January and February.  The Huntington Woods Library has begun hosting what is believed to be […]

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 […]