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

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…

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Over 500 people packed the First United Methodist Church of Ferndale and the lawn in front overlooking Woodward Ave. Sunday evening to share a message of love and justice following violence in Charlottesville, VA connected…

Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT & Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Oct. 19

Holly Lanes Hosting LGBT and Friends Night to Connect Around Equality Oct. 19 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 20160 Holly, MI – Following last Tuesday’s decision by the Village of Holly Council not to adopt a human rights ordinance that would have given LGBT people the same civil rights at other marginalized groups, the folks…

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – “It’s really time for the village to make another kind of decision – that discrimination is not okay and diversity is welcome in our community.” Attorney Ken Mogill’s words summed up the discussion that preceded…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Michigan Women’s Power Assembly June 16

“Right now there are only 4 women in the Michigan Senate, and 27 female representatives in the Michigan House. Yet in this legislative session alone, over 140 bills have been introduced that directly affect women’s rights in Michigan,” said Kate Morgan of Ferndale. “We believe that in order to make positive change for women, we need more women’s voices in Michigan’s political sphere.”