Erspamer Resigns, Transgender Activist Reyes Named Affirmations Interim Director

Erspamer Resigns, Transgender Activist Reyes Named Affirmations Interim Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI-  After two years as Executive Director of Affirmations LGBTQ Community Center in Ferndale, Susan Ersparmer has resigned in the midst of financial concerns and staff issues.  Following Erspamer’s resignation, the Board of Directors voted Wednesday night to appoint…

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 16, 2017

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 16, 2017 Ferndale, MI – Come discover health resources available to the transgender communities September 16, 2017, 1 to 4 pm Affirmations LGBT Community Center 290 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 .Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels….FREE The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community. Volunteers needed Sponsor information Exhibitor information…

Voices of Transgender Pride: Dan Herrle (2 of 15)

Voices of Transgender Pride:  Dan Herrle  (2 of 15) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 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 huddled…

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

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…

Transgender Pride in the Park in Ferndale Aug. 13

Transgender Pride in the Park in Ferndale Aug. 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Transgender Michigan hosts this annual gathering of trans-identified, genderqueer and allied people on Aug 13 from noon to 6pm at Geary Park in Ferndale, 1198 Early Blvd, Ferndale, MI 48220 For more info go to : https://www.facebook.com/events/948186701969845/ Check out previous stories…

Ferndale Pride Doubles Down on Transgender Inclusion (video)

Ferndale Pride Doubles Down on Transgender Inclusion (video) Ferndale, MI – With flags of many color combinations fluttering around downtown along with the traditional LGBTQ rainbow ones, Ferndale Pride set a conscious scene of inclusion for many groups at the diversity-themed festival June 4. “Today we gather to celebrate being gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer,…

Pride in the Park Gives Transgender People a Chance to Share their Stories

Pride in the Park Gives Transgender People a Chance to Share their Stories (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 10, 2015) Transgender people from around Michigan and beyond were welcomed to Ferndale’s Geary Park on Saturday for the Annual Transgender Pride in the Park celebration. In the midst of the community potluck, surrounded by vendor and agency…

Detroit Transgender Voices Shared in Newly Released “Treasure” Film

Detroit Transgender Voices Shared in Newly Released “Treasure” Film (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2015) “I just hope it brings her family some peace. I hope the other transgender men and women activists inspire others to stand up and be activists too.” That is what Director Dream Hampton said about her film “Treasure: From…

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) “Expression is a human right,” said Rachel Weisserman who hosted the Transgender Day of Visibility at Five15 Royal Oak on Tuesday night. About 50 transgender people and allies joined together to celebrate expression and camaraderie for Transgender Day of Visibility. With…

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) “Expression is a human right,” said Rachel Weisserman who hosted the Transgender Day of Visibility at Five15 Royal Oak on Tuesday night. About 50 transgender people and allies joined together to celebrate expression and camaraderie for Transgender Day of Visibility. With…

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27 (TGMI Press Release, Sept. 14, 2014)   Transgender Michigan proudly presents: Transgender Health Fair, Saturday, Sept. 27 1-4pm at Affirmations, 290 W. 9 Mile, 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.…

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27

Transgender Health Fair Sept. 27 (TGMI Press Release, Sept. 14, 2014)   Transgender Michigan proudly presents: Transgender Health Fair, Saturday, Sept. 27 1-4pm at Affirmations, 290 W. 9 Mile, 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.…